PACE Turf - Turfgrass Information Center

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For maximum access to all PACE Member Benefits, please consider joining the PACE Turfgrass Research Institute today. A summarized comparison of the benefits and access offered to members vs. registered participants is provided in the table below.

There are three ways to sign up for membership in the PACE Turfgrass Research Institute:

  1. Join the PACE Turfgrass Research Institute online for immediate activation of your account and access to all member benefits
  2. Join the PACE Turfgrass Research Institute off-line by printing out and mailing the Printable Membership Form with payment.
  3. Sign-up on-line and mail in payment off-line. This method will provide participant-level access until payment is received at which time full membership will be activated.

There are two membership categories:

  • Super Members are golf course superintendents or other professional turf managers who receive all membership privileges (see table below). In addition, Super Members may also post reports of pest incidences in the Pest Survey Forum.
  • Members are entitled to full membership benefits, but are not golf course superintendents or professional turf managers. Members receive all membership privleges and may provide follow-up commentaries on reports in Pest Surveys. However, only Super Members or Super Participants may post reports of pest incidences in the Pest Surveys Forum. This procedure helps prevent the reporting of duplicate pest reports from the same location.

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    Registered Users PACE Members
All Guests Participants Super Participants Members Super Members
Member Edition Access No No No Yes Yes
Member Forum View and Post No No No Yes Yes
PACE Archives No No No Yes Yes
PACE Clubhouse Editions No No No Yes Yes
PACE References No No No Yes Yes
PACE Weblog Updates No No No Yes Yes
Weekly PACE Email updates No No No Yes Yes
Site-specific Weather Updates No No No Yes Yes
Pest Surveys - view reports and comments Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Pest Survyes - Post comments about a report No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Pest Surveys - Post a Report No No Yes No Yes
Photo Gallery Forum - view forum Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Photo Gallery Forum - Post Comments No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Photo Gallery - View Photos Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Photo Gallery - Submit Photos No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Super Journal - View Research Reports Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Super Journal - Submit Research Reports No Yes Yes Yes Yes

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