MEMBERSHIP

TCNC Membership Types and Pricing

If you were previously a TCNC member, please call the TCNC staff at 919.459.2070 or email info@ncturfgrass.org before proceeding.

Membership in TCNC grants you these unique benefits, features and resources:

  • Enhance your and your staff’s industry knowledge, career and business development through:
    • Members-only Certified Turfgrass Professional program,
    • Bi-Monthly members-only NC Turfgrass magazine,
    • Monthly members-only Grassroots electronic newsletter,
    • NC State University speakers and educational sessions at our Annual Educational Conference,
    • CEU opportunities for your pesticide and landscape license holders at our Annual Educational Conference.
  • Save money through:
    • Discounted registration to our Annual Education Conference,
    • Discounted registration to NC State Turfgrass Field Days and Regional Turfgrass Conferences,
    • Free job postings in the TCNC Career Hub,
    • Competitive rates for your Workers’ Compensation Insurance coverage.
  • Take Pride In:
    • Supporting turfgrass research and stewardship through funding of NC State University and NC Extension turfgrass programs,
    • Supporting legislative advocacy through the NC Green Industry Council to protect the turfgrass industry and affect the economic impact in North Carolina.

Additionally, Company Members Can...

  • Promote your company and its services to other members and the public with:
    • Website and magazine advertising,
    • Free job postings in the TCNC Career Hub,
    • Conference sponsorships and exhibits,
    • Networking through involvement with TCNC affairs, events and meetings.

Your TCNC Membership makes a positive impact on:

  • North Carolina State University turfgrass research, extension and academic programs
  • North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services turfgrass programs
  • North Carolina General Assembly legislation and appropriations
  • North Carolina public and environmental policy
  • North Carolina Turfgrass Foundation for Research and Education

Individual Membership Benefits (Annual Dues - $125)

  • Membership Certificate
  • Use of TCNC logo and current year membership decal for use on business materials
  • Listing in the public-facing TCNC Membership Directory
  • TCNC News, Member Alerts and Announcements
  • Access to the Members-Only section of website
  • Free job postings in TCNC Career Hub
  • TCNC Website Advertising Opportunities
  • REGULAR MEMBERSHIP ONLINE APPLICATION

Student Membership Benefits (Annual Dues - $25)

  • Membership Certificate
  • Use of the current year TCNC membership electronic decal
  • Listing in the public-facing TCNC Member Directory
  • TCNC News, Member Alerts and Announcements
  • Access to Members-Only Section of TCNC website
  • Eligible for TCNC scholarships and are directly notified when applications become available
  • New graduates of turf and landscape programs are invited to join as an Individual Member upon graduation and receive free NCCTP enrollment ($250 value) if enrolled and take the NCCTP exam within six months of graduation
  • Student members must submit copy of their current Student ID with application and renewals in order to maintain a Student Membership
  • STUDENT MEMBERSHIP ONLINE APPLICATION

Educator Membership Benefits (Annual Dues - $0)

Complimentary educator members are educators and extension agents who are in a position to promote TCNC and the NC Certified Turfgrass Professional (NCCTP) program as they encounter turfgrass professionals in their work. We additionally ask that extension agents make themselves available to proctor the NCCTP exam for candidates. Educator members are non-voting members.

  • Membership Certificate
  • Use of TCNC logo and current year membership decal for use on business materials
  • Listing in the public-facing TCNC Membership Directory
  • TCNC News, Member Alerts and Announcements
  • Access to the Members-Only section of website
  • EDUCATOR MEMBERSHIP ONLINE APPLICATION

Deluxe (Company) Membership Benefits (Annual Dues Start at $425)

  • Use of TCNC logo and current year membership decal for use on business materials and company website
  • Listing in the public-facing TCNC Membership Directory
  • TCNC news, member alerts and announcements
  • Access to the members-only section of website
  • Free job postings in TCNC Career Hub

Deluxe Memberships are offered in three tiers:

  • Individual memberships for 1-5 employees (Annual Dues $425)
  • Individual memberships for 6-10 employees (Annual Dues $800)
  • Individual memberships for 11 or more employees (Annual Dues $1200)
  • DELUXE MEMBERSHIP ONLINE APPLICATION

TCNC Membership Year - July 1 to June 30

First year's membership dues are based on date of application:

  • July to September - 100% of annual dues
  • October to December - 25% off annual dues
  • January to March - 50% off annual dues
  • April to June - 100% of annual dues which includes remainder of current year and all of the following membership year.
  • Annual renewal dues are due in full at the end of each membership year and must be paid to maintain current membership status.  (Renewal dues are not prorated.)
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