Membership Categories and Subscriptions

Full Member

Any person employed in the maintenance of sports turf at a sports facility.

Category 1A £156.00

(Managerial Role ie Course Manager/Head Greenkeeper/Head Groundsman

Category 1B £92.00

(All other greenkeeping or groundscare employees who have gained a minimum qualification or who hold a minimum of three years continuous relevant experience)

Assistant Greenkeeper (in training)

Any person employed in the maintenance of sports turf at a sports facility and is not eligible to be a Full Member.

Category 2A - £67.00

(Greenkeeper/Groundsman aged 21 and over, no minimum qualifications, less than 3 years experience)

Category 2B - £26.00

(Greenkeeper/Groundsman aged 20 and under, no minimum qualifications, less than 3 years experience)


International member

Any person employed in the maintenance of sports turf at a sports facility outside the UK and is a member of his/her own international association - £104.00.

Student Member

Any person studying FULL-TIME towards an appropriate qualification in turf management - £26.00

Life Member

At the discretion of the Board of Management any FULL Member recognized as having contributed in an outstanding manner to the Association or profession.

Retired Member

Any FULL Member who has been a member for a minimum of 10 consecutive years and has retired from work. £34.00

Honorary Member

At the discretion of the Board of Management any persons recognized as having contributed in an outstanding manner to the Association or profession.

Affiliate Member

Any person who does not come within the provisions of the categories above - £104.00 (for those wishing to join four or more Affiliate Members at the same company/employer please contact the BIGGA Membership Department).