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LATEST NEWS

Congratulations 2015 ITCC Champions James Earhart and Jamilee Kempton

Get the complete preliminary events scores and list of event winners.

2015 ITCC Competitor List

Check it out to see who will be competing in Tampa.

2015 ETCC - 4-5 July, Monza, Italy

Volunteer online now. Deadline to volunteer is 1 June.

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.

Next Z133 Committee Meeting – April 22, 2015

The next business meeting of the Accredited Standards Committee Z133 (ANSI Standard for Arboricultural Operations —Safety Requirements) will take place in Baltimore, Maryland.

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.

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.

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.

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 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

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

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

April 3, 2015 - April 5, 2015

Malaysia Tree Climbing Championship 2015

July 4, 2015 - July 5, 2015

2015 European Tree Climbing Championship

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