Tree Climbing Competition


2014 Indiana Tree Climbing Competition News

Wes MooreCongratulations to Wes Moore, the Indiana Chapter winner of the climbing championship. Our new champion has earned the spot of representing our state at the International Tree Climbing Competition which will be held in Tampa, FL on March 21-22, 2015.

The finalists for the Masters Challenge included Marco Vargas, Nick Bonner as well as our new champion. There were a total of 10 climbers for the event with some outstanding performances from all who participated as well as the numerous volunteers from around the Midwest.

The IAA would like to thank Jeff Clark and Jon Snyder, co-chairs for the climbing competition for their hard work in preparation for the event. Also, a special thanks to Luke Dunlevy and for their incredible support of our event.

2016 ArborMaster Climbing Kit Package

​​The Indiana Arborist Association is pleased to announce the 2016 ArborMaster Climbing Kit Prize Package for the Tree Climbing Champion (TCC), held in conjunction with the chapter’s 2016 Tree Climbing Championship (TCC) event.
This climbing kit is being offered to each chapter champion (both man and woman, if applicable)! The package is intended to help equip the chapter representative(s) for the International Tree Climbing Championship (ITCC) Competition.

Each prize package includes:
  • Arborist Technical Helmet by Petzl, Husqvarna Composite Multi-Purpose Ax, and Husqvarna Technical Pro Zipper Apron Wrap Chap
  • Silky Tsurugi Curve Hand Saw
  • Tree Squeeze provided by Buckingham
  • 150’ ArborMaster® Climbing Line with eye splice from Samson
  • OREGON® Tool Bag
  • Vermeer logo ’d Camelback Water Bottle
  • 50% savings for an ArborMaster® 2-Day or 3-Day Hands-On Training Module
Sponsored by:

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The 2015 IAA Climbing Competition will be held September 12th. More information to come.

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Information coming soon regarding the 2015 Indiana Tree Climbing Competition.

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Information about volunteering will be posted soon.


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Stay posted for sponsoring the 2014 IAA Tree Climbing Championship.


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