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The Texas Tree Climbing Championship (TTCC)

May 19, 20, 21, 2011

Come to Fort Worth and see if you have what it takes to be the next Texas Tree Climbing Champion!

2011 TTCC Registration Form
2011 Schedule of Events

2011 sponsorship information

The five TTCC events are:
Work climb:
Contestants climb to five stations in a tree, performing a different task at each station.
Aerial rescue: Contestants reach and safely lower an injured climber (actually a life-sized mannequin)
Throwline: Tests contestants' agility to accurately place lines about 50 feet up in a tree.
Belayed speed climb: Contestants ascend a predetermined route from ground to about 50 feet.
Secured footlock: Measures climber's ability to perform 40-foot vertical ascent using double-climbing line

2011 Pre-Championship Aerial Rescue Workshop (Thursday)

May 19

Trinity Park, Fort Worth

Spanish & English

$75 Reg. Fee

Thursday May 19, Pre-Competition Aerial Rescue and Job Safety Workshop
8:00am - 8:30  Check in & late registration for aerial rescue workshop
8:30 - 9am  Introduction to ISA Certified Tree Worker - get your waiver
9am - 11:45am  Job safety and taking care of yourself in the heat
11:45 - 12:45  Lunch
12:45 - 3:30  Aerial rescue and demonstration
3:30pm-3:45pm  CEU signup
2011 Texas Tree Climbing Championship Participant Schedule

This is a 2-day event with all five preliminary events starting on Friday. Six climbers per group will rotate through events and  groups will be pre-drawn; each group will draw numbers for starting order. Climber rotation will change with each event.

May 20-21

Trinity Park, Fort Worth

Friday May 20 Day One - Preliminary Events
8am Check in at sequester area, gear check, assign groups
10am Event walk through
11:30 Lunch with vendors
12:30pm Start and finish preliminary events
6pm Announce finalists

Saturday May 21 Day Two - Masters Challenge
9:00am  Announce Master's Challenge competitors and preliminary winners
10:30 Master's Competition begins
Noon  Lunch provided
2:30pm  Finish

Other TTCC Information

2007 TTCC Rules

Volunteer Schedule of Events for TTCC 2007

Climber Inspection Form

The International Tree Climbing Competition Home Page

1983-2010 Texas Champions

Texas Tree Climbing Championship pictures

For more info contact:
Keith Brown
20011 TTCC Chair

Keith Brown 

Austin Tree Experts
(512) 565-7164