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2016 ITCC schedule of events released

The schedule for the 2016 International Tree Climbing Championship (ITCC) was released. The event will be held March 31 through April 4, 2016, in San Antonio, Texas. The tentative schedule is as follows:

 

Thursday, March 31

8 a.m – 5 p.m. — Event set-up (Brackenridge Park)

4 – 6:30 p.m. — Climber and Volunteer Check-In (La Quinta Inn & Suites)

5 – 6 p.m. — Competitor Meet and Greet (La Quinta Inn & Suites)

6 – 8:30 p.m. — Gear Inspection Meeting (La Quinta Inn & Suites)

 

Friday, April 1

8 a.m. – 4 p.m. — Structural Pruning Workshop (Cypress Pavillion/Brackenridge Park)

9 a.m. – noon — SCA Practical Applications of the Z133 (Location To Be Determined)

10 a.m. – noon — ITCC Climber Event Walk-Through (Brackenridge Park)

11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. — Arbor Expo (Brackenridge Park)

1 – 5 p.m. — ASTI Chain Saw and Chipper Operation and Safety (Brackenridge Park)

12:30 – 4 p.m. — Climber Gear Inspection (Brackenridge Park)

4 – 5 p.m. — In-Tree Tech Training (Brackenridge Park)

 

Saturday, April 2

8 – 10:30 a.m. — Soils and Tree Physiology (San Antonio Zoo Education Center/Brackenridge Park)

8 a.m. – 6 p.m. — ITCC Masters’ Qualifying Events (Brackenridge Park)

9 a.m. – 4 p.m. — Arbor Fair and Expo (Brackenridge Park)

11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. — Diagnostics: Pests and Diseases of Trees (San Antonio Zoo Education Center/Brackenridge Park)

2 – 4:30 p.m. — Very Easy Tree Identification (San Antonio Zoo Education Center/Brackenridge Park)

6:15 p.m. — ITCC Awards Ceremony (Brackenridge Park)

 

Sunday, April 3

8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. — ITCC Masters’ Challenge (Brackenridge Park)

9 a.m. – noon — Rigging Techniques and Knots (San Antonio Zoo Education Center/Brackenridge Park)

9 a.m. – 3 p.m. — Arbor Expo (Brackenridge Park)

10 a.m. – 2 p.m. — Arbor Fair (Brackenridge Park)

1 – 4 p.m. — Wildlife Laws and Nest ID (San Antonio Zoo Education Center/Brackenridge Park))

1:30 – 2:15 p.m. — Head-to-Head Footlock (Brackenridge Park)

2:30 – 3:30 p.m. — SCA Rakemaster Challenge (Brackenridge Park)

3:30 – 4:30 p.m. — TCC Tree Selection Workshop (Brackenridge Park)

4:30 p.m. — ITCC Awards Ceremony

8 -11 p.m. — ITCC Celebration Reception (Location to be determined)

 

Monday, April 4

9 – 11 a.m. — ITCC Annual Meeting for Competitors, Volunteers, and Committee (La Quinta Inn & Suites)

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