2023 NSTCC


Professional tree climbing competitions are held around the world to provide a platform for arborists to learn about the latest in climbing techniques and innovations in equipment. They showcase the highest level of professional skills and safety, providing a competitive learning environment for those working in the industry.

The competitions simulate working conditions of arborists in the field.  Competitors perform five different events during preliminary rounds. Each event tests a competitor’s ability to professionally and safely maneuver in a tree while performing work-related tree-care tasks in a timely manner.

Competitive tree climbing also introduces the public to the skills professional tree climbing arborists must use for safe, professional tree work.

The Natural State Tree Climbing Competition was be held May 6-7, 2023 at Hendrix College in Conway.

New this year-Tree Walk- May 6, 10am- The Conway Tree Board and Dr. David Sutherland, Hendrix Associate Provost & Professor of Mathematics, will lead a guided walk to view and identify some of the beautiful trees on campus.


2023 Schedule of Events     Volunteer    Sponsorship        

Thank you to our 2022 and 2023 Sponsors:

Adventure Subaru| All About Trees | Arbsession| Archer’s Tree Care | Arkansas Tree and Stump, Inc. | @Height | Buckingham | C.D.’s Trees | Castle’s Tree Service LLC | Cherokee Tree Care |City of Conway A&P Commission |  Climbing Innovations |Clogger |Conway Tree Board |Courant |DMM | Daniels Tree Service |Edelrid | Endors Arborist Rope Supply |Forrest Keeling Nursery|Forrest Lytle|Fresh-N-Green |Hunnicutt Tree Service | Husqvarna |ISC| Jailbrake | Meadors Adams & Lee|MHP/Team SI |Monster Tree Service NWA |Pack Rat Outdoor Center |Parsons and Son Tree Service|Petzl|Pinnacle Arborist Supplies | Raines Tree Care | Reecoil |ROCK-N-ARBOR |Select Trees | Spencer Tree Care | Teufelberger| Tree Climbers LLC | Tree Gorilla |TreeStuff |Truewerk| Vermeer MidSouth | WesSpur Tree Equipment, Inc.

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