The competition is open to clubs at Step 7 and below, and the Judging Panel will be visiting Bacton United 89, Claydon and Old Newton United, before deciding the winning club.
Ransomes Jacobsen, who are one of the world’s largest suppliers of groundscare equipment, are sponsoring the competition for this first time this season.
The Ipswich-based company have doubled the prize money on offer, with the winning groundsman receiving £200, as opposed to £100 last year, to be spent on groundscare equipment.
Prize money for the runner-up and third-placed groundsmen has also increased to £100 and £50 respectively.
The judging panel will be as follows:
Ben Connell, Head Groundsman at Ipswich Town FC
Michael Cornall, Senior Football Development Officer at Suffolk FA
Tim Parker, Parkers Pitches
Will Parker, Parkers Pitches
Ella Boyden, PR & Communications Officer at Ransomes Jacobsen
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