North American Tree Climbing Championship

The North American Tree Climbing Championship (NATCC) provides a competitive but educational opportunity for working arborists in North America to demonstrate and exchange new climbing techniques and equipment, as well as,safe work practices. The NATCC also increases the interaction between various firms, ISA North American chapters and members, and provides positive public exposure for the profession in that region of the world.

The winners of this event represent North America at the annual International Tree Climbing Championship.

2017 NATCC Event Information


20-22 October 2017

Hosted by ISA Utah Chapter
ISA Utah Chapter

Competition Location:

600 E 900 South
Salt Lake City, Utah (US)



Hotel and Transportation Information


The hotel is located approximately 1.6 miles from the event area.

Hotel Red Lion, Salt Lake Downtown
161 W 600 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
  • Group rate: $89 per night, available through September 26, 2017
  • To make your reservation, please visit and enter the GROUP CODE: ISA1017G to receive the ISA Group rate of $89
  • Complimentary parking


The closest airport is Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC).

Transportation from the airport: Salt Lake City has both bus and light rail transit for $2.50 one way. From “Airport Station” at SLC, the Green Line will take you to within 3 blocks of the Hotel Red Lion. It leaves every 15-20 minutes.


ISA will not be providing transportation to the park. If you will not have your own transportation, you can view Salt Lake City UTA bus transportation schedules and maps as alternate transportation options.

The #9 bus stop is 3 blocks south of the host hotel and stops near Liberty Park at the corner of E 900 South and S 500 East.

ADA Accommodation Notice

For ADA Accommodations contact Erin Collins with ISA at 217-355-9411 ext. 242.

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