International Tree CLimbing Championship Series
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ISA Introduces new podcast - Tree Workers' Tips, Tricks, & Troubles

ISA is seeking content from arborists. Send us your videos from the field. Read more about it.

Update on Specifications for Using the Rope Wrench at ISA TCCs

After receiving updated documentation, ISA now allows for the Rope Wrench RP280 to be used in all configurations as indicated in the User Manual. Please read entire notification.

ISA getting ready for the ITCC in Tampa

Sixty competitors from 17 countries will be in Tampa to compete for the title of World Champion

2015 ITCC Rules Now Available

The 2015 revisions for the ITCC rules are now complete. The current copy of the rules are posted online.

ITCC Update on Implementation of the Ascent Event

The decision has been made that the Ascent Event will not be implemented at the 2015 ITCC in Tampa. The Rules Committee will continue to work on the rules and procedures for this event. Chapters should not include the event in your competition. Please read the complete statement for more details.

ITCC Gear Inspection Expectations

Safety is always a priority for ISA. Thank you to the committee volunteers and numerous local chapter volunteers who are dedicated to ensuring ISA events run safely. Occasionally there is some confusion on site as to what documentation a competitor needs to provide in order to introduce new gear for use in competition. To better prepare yourself for gear inspection not only at ITCC but your local events, review the “What to expect during gear inspection” document found on the ITCC website.

ISA Online Learning Center offers improved functionality.

ISA has streamlined the Online Learning Center (OLC) for improved functionality and accessibility. Read more about the benefits of using the OLC.

Manufacturer Update regarding ZIGZAG and ZILLON

Petzl has distributed updated information regarding the possible presence of a crack on one of the steel chain links of the Petzl ZIGZAG and ZILLON

ITCC seeking scenarios for Aerial Rescue

ISA and the ITCC committee are seeking submissions of work place incidents that could be used as potential Aerial Rescue scenarios. Email your story to itcc@isa-arbor.com

ISC Rope Wrench Approved for Competitions

The ISC Rope Wrench RP280 has been approved for use in competitions. Please read the entire statement regarding the approval, and the recommendation from the manufacturer.

UPCOMING EVENTS

March 7, 2015 - March 8, 2015

ISA Southern Chapter TCC

March 21, 2015 - March 22, 2015

2015 International Tree Climbing Championship

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