Tree Climbing Championship

  • RI Masonic Youth Foundation
    2019 TCC Site - Warwick, RI
  • Warwick Masonic Youth Center
    Majestic Trees at Warwick Masonic Youth Center
  • Warwick Masonic Youth Center
    Trees, Beach, Water - Warwick Masonic Youth Center
  • TCC Logo
    TCC Logo
  • Work Day Volunteers
    Work Day Volunteers
  • Davey Bucket Truck At Work
    Work Day: Davey Bucket Truck At Work
  • Davey Bucket Truck
    Work Day: Pruning from the Davey Bucket Truck
  • Rake Master
    Work Day: Rake Master
  • Bruce Duffy and Richard Herfurth
    Work Day: Bruce Duffy, New England ISA and Richard Herfurth, Bartlett
  • Kenny Brodin, Kong USA
    Work Day: Kenny Brodin, Kong USA
  • Chris and Jack Rooney, National Grid with Richard Herfurth, Bartlett
    Work Day: Chris and Jack Rooney, National Grid with Richard Herfurth, Bartlett
  • T.F. Morra Tree Care Spider Lift
    Work Day: T.F. Morra Tree Care Spider Lift
  • Work Day: Bartlett Bucket Truck
    Work Day: Bartlett Bucket Truck
  • Work Day: T.F. Morra Tree Care Bucket Truck with Tom Morra, Owner
    Work Day: T.F. Morra Tree Care Bucket Truck with Tom Morra, Owner
  • Work Day: Hernik's Tree Service Bucket Truck
    Work Day: Hernik's Tree Service Bucket Truck
  • Work Day: Pretty Pruned Park
    Work Day: Pretty Pruned Park

2019 New England ISA Tree Climbing Championship
June 1, 2019

Press Release

Join us in beautiful Warwick, RI at the Masonic Youth Center for this year's Tree Climbing Championship! This competition is made up of safety-oriented tree care tasks and practices that allow arborists to win prizes for outstanding ability and performance. Each Chapter sends their Champions to the International Tree Climbing Championship! This event is open to the public.

Participants MUST fill out and return an insurance waiver form, they must also complete and bring with them a gear inspection sheet. Registration will not be complete without these forms. You will need to print, fill out and return your insurance forms and print, fill out and bring with you your gear inspection form.

Registration is $100.00 for current Members of the New England Chapter and $135 for Non-Members. Registration includes entry into the TCC, competition T-Shirt, light fare during gear inspection, continental breakfast, lunch, and awards reception.

REGISTER TO CLIMB 

 Register TO VOLUNTEER


AGENDA:
Friday, May 31st

7:30am      Volunteers/Judges - Event Setup     
                  Breakfast & lunch provided for judges/volunteers 

2-3pm        Judges Meeting 

3-5pm        CLIMBERS ARRIVE - Gear Inspection & Walkthrough
*****Gear Check Forms MUST Be Filled Out Prior to Registration***** 

Saturday, June 1st
6am        Judges & volunteers arrive

6:30am   Climbers arrive

7 am       TCC Event Start: group picture & event review
(Light breakfast for  Competition Climbers, Judges & Volunteers.)  Sponsor supported.

7:30am-1 TCC Preliminary Events:
AERIAL RESCUE
BELAYED SPEED CLIMB
ASCENT EVENT
THROWLINE
WORK CLIMB

10-1pm Kids Tree Climb - $10 donation per child

LUNCH On your own schedule—Provided for climbers, judges & volunteers. Sponsor supported.

1:30-5pm Master’s Challenge

5:30-8pm TCC Awards Ceremony for competitors, judges, volunteers & spectators held under the tent.


IMPORTANT UPDATES:

Eligibility: Only permanent residents of New England will be eligible for the Master's Challenge Championship. Non-qualifying participants will be allowed to participate in the preliminary rounds only.

Gear Inspection will be held from 3-5pm on Friday 6/8. You will need to call Bruce Duffy directly to request an exception to this time frame. He can be reached at 508-958-3429.

NEW THIS YEAR - ISA Certified Tree Worker Climber Specialist Skills Waiver. After you have successfully completed the 5 preliminary TCC rounds and demonstrated the 7 required knots, you are eligible to receive a waiver for the ISA Certified Tree Worker Climber Specialist Skills Exam. 

HOTEL OPTION: Best Western Airport Inn, 2138 Post Road, Warwick, RI  02886.  $115/night Group Name: New England ISA. Group Rate Expires:5/8/2019. Call:401-737-7400 for a reservation.

Want to volunteer? Register Here

Want to Sponsor this event? Contact Heather Leff at [email protected]. Or view Sponsor Opportunities.