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    • The 19th Annual GAA Tree Climbing Competition

    The 19th Annual GAA Tree Climbing Competition

    • April 07, 2017
    • 7:00 AM
    • April 09, 2017
    • 5:00 PM
    • 543 Elliott Trail, Mansfield, GA 30055
    • 84


    (depends on selected options)

    Base fee:
    • Includes Shirt, Food
    • Event Judge, set up, and general volunteering duties.
    • The event is free to spectators/guests. Shirts, Food, & Lodging may be purchased separately by filling out the form. Food and lodging is limited in the area so if you plan on spending the day, please reserve room and board using our form.

    Registration is closed

    Friday, April 7

    • 7:30am - 8:30 am, Volunteer & Program Registration
    • 8:30am - 4pm, Aerial Lift and Aerial Rescue. Instructor: Phil Kelly, North American Tree 
    • 8:30am - 4pm, Safety Update: Industry Statistics and What We Can Do About Them, Cordage and SRT (Stationary Rope Technique), Instructor: Tim Walsh, Davey Tree
    • 1pm  - 5pm, Tree Inspection Walk & Talk. Instructor: Peter Jenkins,
    • 8am - 4pm, Tree Preparation
    • 4pm-5:30, Competitor & Volunteer Registration
    • 4pm to 5pm Mandatory Judge/Technician Meeting (Dinning Hall)
    • 5:30 to 6:30pm Mandatory Competitor Meeting & Gear Check (Campbell Hall)
    • 7pm: Dinner (provided to all competitors and registered volunteers)
    Saturday, April 8
    • 7:00am - 7:30am: Light Breakfast
    • 7:30am - 8:30am, Event Walk Through
    • 8:30am - 5pm, Tree Climbing Competition (provided to all competitors and registered volunteers)
    • 10am - 4pm: Equipment Vendors
    • 10am - 4pm: Family Tree Climb 
    • 6pm: Sponsor & Awards Dinner (provided to all competitors and registered volunteers)
    Sunday, April 9
    • 7:00am - 9:00am Full Breakfast (special sign up)
    • 9am - 1pm, Masters Event 
    All Day programing with 7 ISA CEU's for $25 on Friday.
    • Equipment and Industry Vendors (Saturday)
    • Camping 
    • Onsite Rooms and Meals
    • Amazing Trees 
    • Family Tree Climb (Saturday)
    • Skeet Shooting (Friday)
    • Tree Gong (Friday) 
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    For more information, contact:

    Rusty Lee, TCC Chair

    Georgia Arborist Association

    Phone:  (404) 913-1422
    Address:  GAA ~ P.O. Box 2516, Decatur GA 30031

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