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LATEST NEWS

Feedback needed by February 2. ITCC Proposed Rules Revisions

The ITCC Rules Committee has completed this year's review. The proposed revisions are posted for public review and feedback. View the proposed changes and submit feedback by Feb 2.

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 Seeking Volunteers for the 2015 ITCC in Tampa

If you are interested in volunteering for the 2015 ITCC to be held in Tampa March 21 and 22, please complete a volunteer form and submit it by January 23.

ISA Accepting International Award Nominations

ISA is now accepting nominations for the 2015 ISA Awards of Distinction and True Professionals of Arboriculture. The deadline for submissions is January 31.

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

Continue to Enjoy Your Member Benefits by Renewing Today

Thank you for your ongoing support of the International Society of Arboriculture. Through the patronage of loyal ISA members, we are able to continue our efforts to create a stronger, more skilled network of professional arborists around the world. Join us in our goal to promote the arboriculture profession through research and education by renewing your membership. ISA… making the world a better place, one tree at a time.

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 21, 2015 - March 22, 2015

2015 International Tree Climbing Championship

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