Tree Climbing Competition
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 2015 Indiana Tree Climbing Competition News

Jon Montgomery​​Congratulations to Jon Montgomery, this year's Indiana Chapter winner of the tree climbing championship! 

In the preliminary events, Purdue's Casey Johnson finished in 1st place, followed by Simon Normile in 2nd and Jon Montgomery in 3rd. These three went on to compete in the Masters Challenge with Jon Montgomery finishing as the Indiana champion. 

Purdue's public radio station WBAA highlighted this year's competition in their article "A Different Kind of Athlete: Competitive Tree Climbers Compete In Indiana Championship​". 

For more details, check out the Indiana Scoresheet and Overall Scoresheet​
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 2016 ArborMaster Climbing Kit Package


2016 ArborMaster Climbing Kit Package

​​The Indiana Arborist Association is pleased to announce the 2016 ArborMaster Climbing Kit Prize Package for the Tree Climbing Champion (TCC), held in conjunction with the chap​ter’s 2016 Tree Climbing Championship (TCC) event.
This climbing kit is being offered to each chapter champion (both man and woman, if applicable)! The package is intended to help equip the chapter representative(s) for the International Tree Climbing Championship (ITCC) Competition.

Each prize package includes:
  • Arborist Technical Helmet by Petzl, Husqvarna Composite Multi-Purpose Ax, and Husqvarna Technical Pro Zipper Apron Wrap Chap
  • Silky Tsurugi Curve Hand Saw
  • Tree Squeeze provided by Buckingham
  • 150’ ArborMaster® Climbing Line with eye splice from Samson
  • OREGON® Tool Bag
  • Vermeer logo ’d Camelback Water Bottle
  • 50% savings for an ArborMaster® 2-Day or 3-Day Hands-On Training Module

 2014 Indiana Tree Climbing Competition News


Wes MooreCongratulations to Wes Moore, the Indiana Chapter winner of the climbing championship. Our new champion has earned the spot of representing our state at the International Tree Climbing Competition which will be held in Tampa, FL on March 21-22, 2015.

The finalists for the Masters Challenge included Marco Vargas, Nick Bonner as well as our new champion. There were a total of 10 climbers for the event with some outstanding performances from all who participated as well as the numerous volunteers from around the Midwest.

The IAA would like to thank Jeff Clark and Jon Snyder, co-chairs for the climbing competition for their hard work in preparation for the event. Also, a special thanks to Luke Dunlevy and for their incredible support of our event.​


 Past Competitions