2019 Charlotte Golf Tournament & Continuing Educatiom

Thursday, April 25, 2019
Raintree Country Club
South Course
8600 Raintree Ln, Charlotte, NC 28277

Join us for a half-day of continuing education courses in the morning followed by a golf tournament in the afternoon! The Carolinas Irrigation Association 2019 Charlotte Golf Tournament and Continuing Education event will be held at Raintree Country Club on April 25.

Proceeds from the tournament will support the efforts of the Carolinas Irrigation Association as well as provide a scholarship for the Irrigation Foundation's E3 program. The program will send a student from the Carolinas to the 2019 Irrigation Show and Education Conference in December.

Register now! 

Interested in being a sponsor for the Carolinas Irrigation Association 2019 Charlotte Golf Tournament? Check out the sponsorship opportunities here

Schedule of Events

8:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.
Education registration 

8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
What do we have here? – Clark O'Neil, Celtic Outdoor, Inc.
NCLCLB, Course #1467 – 1 Landscape Credit
NCICLB, Course #11753 – 1 Irrigation Credit

Picking up a new property? Learn the key irrigation components and issues to look for not only to improve the look and health of your clients property, but also to discover opportunities to improve the bottom line. 

9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. 
Determine if a site's water supply meets the site's irrigation needs – Chris Keating, The Toro Company
NCLCLB, Course #1468 – 1 Landscape Credit
NCICLB, Course #11754 – 1 Irrigation Credit

Learn a simple way to determine the bulk water needs of the landscape using ET, sprinkler efficiency, plant factors, etc. 

10:30-11:30 a.m.
Selling beyond single head repairs – Steve Hill, New Leaf Associates, Inc. 
NCLCLB, Course #1469 – 1 Landscape Credit
NCICLB, Course #11755 – 1 Irrigation Credit

Learn about the impact of selling irrigation service beyond single head repairs. By adding upgrades, optimizations and retrofits to their service offering, contractors can save their customers money, while conserving valuable water resources and adding additional revenue to their bottom line. 

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 
Lunch and round table discussion: Emerging technology – Patrick Freeman, FX Luminaire
NCICLB, Course #11756 – 1 Business Credit

CIA’s roundtable discussion will feature one on one discussions regarding emerging technologies and how they can be used to help grow your business. A wide variety of technologies will be discussed such as mobile payment systems, irrigation scheduling apps, tablets and smartphones for crews, etc. 


12:30 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Golf registration

1:00 p.m. 
Golf tournament shotgun start

6:00 p.m.
Awards and recognition