Primitive people or modern monkeys? Come to Go Valle Park in Austin on May 28, 29 and 30 to find out for yourself.
Seriously, the best tree workers from around the state will be gathering to share climbing techniques and see how their skills match up. The winner of this chapter events wins a slew of prizes included a paid trip to the international competition being help in Rhode Island this year.This is one the the biggest events of the year for the Texas chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA). The ISA is the organization responsible for certifying arborists.
The competition is made up of 5 preliminary events that test a climbers skills at speed climbing (2 events), work climbing, throw-line and aerial rescue. The top 5 qualifiers from the preliminary rounds compete in the “Master’s Challenge”for the title of Texas Tree Climbing Champion.
On Thursday, prior the the competition there will be an aerial rescue work shop for all arborist to brush up on their rescue skills and techniques. CEU’s will be available for certified arborists.
Visit the ISATexas.com for more information and a registration brochure.
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