2014 Indiana Tree Climbing Competition News
Congratulations 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 TreeStuff.com for their incredible support of our event.
2014 ArborMaster Climbing Kit Prize Package
The Indiana Arborist Association is pleased to announce the 2014 ArborMaster Climbing Kit Prize Package for the Tree Climbing Champion (TCC), held in conjunction with the chapter’s 2014 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:
- Petzel Helmet with Professional Hearing Protection, Eye Protection and Climbing Gloves provided by Husqvarna
- Silky Tsurugi Curve Hand Saw
- ArborMaster® Rope Friction Saver provided by Buckingham
- 150’ ArborMaster® Climbing Line with eye splice from Samson
- OREGON® Tool Bag
- Vermeer logo ’d Arborwear Double Thick Pullover Sweatshirt
- 50% savings for an ArborMaster® 2-Day or 3-Day Hands-On Training Module
The 2014 IAA Climbing Competition returns on September 13. See below for more information.