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    The 20th Annual GAA Tree Climbing Competition

    • April 06, 2018
    • 8:00 AM
    • April 08, 2018
    • 5:00 PM
    • 543 Elliott Trail, Mansfield, GA 30055
    • 401


    (depends on selected options)

    Base fee:
    • Includes two nights lodging, Friday Dinner, Saturday Breakfast, Saturday Lunch, Saturday Dinner, Sunday Breakfast, T-Shirt
    • May be outside Georgia
    • Includes two nights lodging, Friday Dinner, Saturday Breakfast, Saturday Lunch, Saturday Dinner, Sunday Breakfast, T-Shirt
    • No lodging, must volunteer either Friday and/or Saturday. Includes light breakfast free lunch both Friday and/or Saturday.
    • 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

    • Educational Programming (Friday)
    • Family Tree Climb (Saturday)
    • Georgia Tree Climbing Championship (Saturday, Sunday)
    • Equipment Vendors/Demos (Saturday: Vermeer, Custom Truck, Husqvarna, Cobb County Tractor, Mason Tractor, American Arborist Supplies, Star Tractor, Yale Cordage, Air Tech Tools)
    • Representatives from Harbin Insurance, Yale Cordage, Teufelberger, Sturdevant-Beach & Associates and MORE!
    • Onsite Food/Lodging, Archery, Mountain Biking, Trails, Fishing, More!

    Friday, April 6

    Educational Programming 

    • 7:30am - 8:30am: Volunteer/Program Registration (Conference Ctr-, Shepherd Bldg.)
    • 8:30am - 11:30am:  Climbing Technique with Chris Coates (2 CEUs), Campbell Bldg.
    • 8:30am - 11:30am:  Chainsaw Safety and Felling Trees with Dennis Ramey, Downey Trees (2 CEUs), Campbell Bldg.
    • 11:45am - 1:00pm:  Lunch and talk on Cordage with Adam Moser of Yale Cordage, Arborist Marketing Manager (1 CEU), (Conference Ctr-, Shepherd Bldg.)
    • 1pm - 3:00pm:  Chainsaw Safety with Austin Brock, Husqvarna (2 CEUs), Conference Center, Shepherd Room
    • 1pm - 3:00pm:  "What Is It Called and How Does It Work" (A summary of climbing techniques and gear that we use) with Richard Mumford, (2 CEUs), Campbell Bldg

    TCC Programming

    • 8am - 3pm:  Tree Preparation
    • 4pm - 5:30pm:  Competitor and Volunteer Registration
    • 3:30pm - 4:30pm:  Mandatory Judge/Technician Meeting (Campbell Bldg.)
    • 4:30 - 6:00pm:  Mandatory Competitor Meeting and Gear Check (Campbell Bldg.)
    • 6:30pm:  Dinner (included with $100 registration)
    Saturday, April 7
    • 7:00am - 7:30am: Light Breakfast ((included with $100 registration)
    • 7:30am - 8:30am:  Event Walk-through
    • 8:30am - 5pm:  Tree Climbing Competition 
    • 10am - 4pm:  Equipment Vendors
    • 10am - 3pm:  Family "Fun Climb"
    • 6pm:  Sponsor and Awards Dinner (included with $100 registration)

    Sunday, April 8

    • 7:00am - 9:00am:  Full Breakfast (included with $100 registration)
    • 9am - 1pm:  Masters Challenge Event 
    Thank you to our sponsors:

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    For more information, contact:

    Rusty Lee, TCC Chair or Neil Norton 404-913-1422

    Georgia Arborist Association

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

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