Saturday June 9, 2018 from 6:45 AM to 8:00 PM EDT 

Gear Inspection June 8, 2018 - 3-5pm

Rain Date: June 10, 2018

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Connecticut College 
270 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT 06320

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Heather Leff 
New England Chapter ISA 

New England Chapter ISA 2018 Tree Climbing Championship 

Join us in beautiful New London, Connecticut 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.

Particpants 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.  


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 ellibible to receive a waiver for the ISA Certified Tree Worker Climber Specialist Skills Exam. 

HOTEL OPTION: Holiday Inn, 35 Governor Winthrop Boulvard, New Lodon, CT  06320. $159/Night. FOR RESERVATIONS:  Call 860-443-7000 - Group Name- ISA

Want to volunteer? Contact Bruce Duffy at arboristbduffy@gmail.com.

Want to Sponsor this event? Contact Heather Leff at heather@newenglandisa.org. Or view Sponsor Opportunities.