Tree Climbing Championship

  • 2017 MCI Group Photo
    2017 Masters' Challenge Invitational
  • Bear LeVangie
    Masters' Challenge Invitational Winner - Bear LeVangie
  • Russell Plumb
    Masters' Challenge Invitation Winner - Russell Plumb
  • Brian Carpenter
    Competitor - Brian Carpenter
  • Dan Severino
    Competitor - Dan Severino
  • Kyle Donaldson
    Competitor - Kyle Donaldson
  • Kyle McCabe
    Competitor - Kyle McCabe
  • Melissa LeVangie
    Competitor - Melissa LeVangie
  • Nicolette Eicholtz
    Competitor - Nicolette Eicholtz
  • Shane Lumbra
    Competitor - Shane Lumbra
  • Tom Shutz
    Competitor - Tom Schutz
  • Travis Hamilton
    Competitor - Travis Hamilton
  • Wes Bello
    Competitor - Wes Bello
  • Capron Park
    Capron Park Gate
  • Capron Park Workday Pic
    Capron Park Workday-Eric Whipple Working Over Otter Enclosure
  • Capron Park Workday Pic
    Capron Park Workday - Seth Cook Takes Care of the Debris
  • Capron Park Workday Pic
    Capron Park Workday - Volunteer Climber Prunes
  • Capron Park Workday Pic
    Carpon Park Workday - Volunteer Safety Debrief
  • Capron Park Workday Pic
    Capron Park Workday - Seth Cook Moves a Large Tree

2018 Tree Climbing Championship

connecticut College
June 8-9, 2018
REGISTRATION WILL BE AVAILABLE SOON


Past Winners & Competition Info

Hall of Fame

2017 - Attleboro, MA

June 2-3, 2017 - .Capron Park
Attleboro, Massachusetts

Congratulations to Bear LeVangie, Russel Plum, and Dan Severino 2017 MCI Champions. The two men and alternate, Nicole Eicholtz, represented the NE Chapter at the 2017 North American Tree Climbing Championship!

Thank you to the City of Attleboro for a great venue for this year's Master's Challenge Invitational. The park was the perfect location for this fun event - despite the weather!

Photos Tom Ingersoll

2016 - Portland, ME

May 13-14, 2016 - Deering Oaks Park
Portland, Maine

Congratulations to Bear LeVangie & Matthew Reynolds 2016 TCC Champions and to Dan Severino, Spirit of Competition.

Thank you to the City of Portland for a great venue for this year's Tree Climbing Championship! The park had a great collection of trees, and a warm welcome by the community. 

Group Photos Clarisse Hart | Gear Inspection Clarisse Hart | Aerial Shots Tom Ingersoll | Climbing Clarisse Hart

Rankings

2015 - Smith College

Climbers PicJune 12-13, 2015 - Smith College

Northampton, MA

Congratulations to Kyle Donaldson & Marcy Carpenter 2015 NEC-ISA Tree Climbing Champions and to Dan Severino, Spirit of Competition. Thanks to all of our volunteers, judges, climbers and Smith College for a great TCC!

Pictures Clarisse Hart | Pictures Walter Goodridge | Mass Live Coverage | Hampshire Gazette | Hartford Courant

Rankings

2014 MCC - Amherst

2014 Masters - UMass AmherstOctober 18, 2014

Amherst, MA

Congratulations to Matt Reynolds & Marcy Carpenter 2014 NEC-ISA Masters Challenge Champions. Thanks to all of our volunteers, judges, climbers and UMass Amherst for a great MCC!

Photos - Clarisse Hart | Photos Sydney McNair | Photos Walter Goodridge

Rankings

2014 - Burlington

2014 TCC - Oakledge Park - Burlington, VYMay 30-31, 2014

Burlington, Vermont

Congratulations to Bear LeVangie & Shane Lumbra 2014 NEC-ISA Tree Climbing Champions and to Doug Tochtrop, Spirit of Competition. Thanks to all of our volunteers, judges, climbers and Oakledge Park for a great TCC!

WCAX Video Footage | SevenDaysVT Footage

Rankings

2013 - Warwick

2013 TCC - Goddard Memorial Park - Warwick, RIMay 17-18

Warwick, Rhode Island

Congratulations to Marcy Carpenter & Tim Reynolds 2013 NEC-ISA Tree Climbing Champions and to Melissa LeVangie, Spirit of Competition. Thanks to all of our volunteers, judges, climbers and Goddard Memorial Park for a great TCC!

Photos - Walter Goodridge 

Rankings

2012 - Bristol

2012 TCC - BristolMay 18-19, 2012

Bristol, Rhode Island

Congratulations to Justin Donahue and Bear LeVangie 2012 NEC-ISA Tree Climbing Champions and to Bruce Duffy, Spirit of Competition. Thanks to all of our volunteers, judges, climbers and Blithewold Mansion, Gardens, and Arboretum for a great TCC!

Photos - Walter Goodridge

Rankings

2011 - Brunswick

2012 TCCMay 6-7, 2011

Brunswick, Maine

Congratulations to Bear LeVangie & Dan Weise 2011 NEC-ISA Tree Climbing Champions and to Bruce Duffy, Spirit of Competition. Thanks to all of our volunteers, judges, climbers and Bowdoin College for a great TCC!

Photos - Walter Goodridge | Photos - Walter Goodridge

Rankings

2010 - MCI - Plymouth

2010 MCC PlymouthOctober 23, 2010

Plymouth, Massachusetts

Congratulations to Kyle McCabe & Melissa Duffy 2010 NEC-ISA Masters Challenge Invitational Champions. Thanks to all of our volunteers, judges, climbers and Plymouth Memorial State Park for a great MCI!

Rankings

2009 - Florence

2009 TCC - FlorenceMay 1-2, 2009

Florence, Massachusetts

Congratulations to Dan Weise and Marcy Carpenter 2009 NEC-ISA Tree Climbing Champions and to Bruce Duffy, Spirit of Competition. Thanks to all of our volunteers, judges, climbers and Look Park for a great TCC!

Rankings

2008 - Cape Elizabeth

2008 TCCJune 6-7, 2008

Cape Elizabeth, Maine

Congratulations to Justin Donahue and Marcy Carpenter 2008 NEC-ISA Tree Climbing Champions and to Melissa Duffy, Spirit of Competition. Thanks to all of our volunteers, judges, climbers and Fort Williams for a great TCC!

Rankings

2007 - Manchester

2007 TCCJune 8-9, 2007

Manchester, New Hampshire

Congratulations to Justin Donahue and Bear LeVangie 2007 NEC-ISA Tree Climbing Champions. Thanks to all of our volunteers, judges, climbers and Valley Cemetery and Arboretum for a great TCC!

Rankings

2006 - Amherst

2006 TCC

June 7-8, 2006

Amherst, Massachusetts

Congratulations to Bruce Duffy and Melissa LeVangie 2006 NEC-ISA Tree Climbing Champions. Thanks to all of our volunteers, judges, climbers and UMass, Amherst for a great TCC!

Rankings

2005 - Burlington

2005 TCCJune 3-5, 2005

Burlington, Vermont

Congratulations to Dan Weise and Melissa LeVangie 2005 NEC-ISA Tree Climbing Champions. Thanks to all of our volunteers, judges, climbers and Oakledge Park for a great TCC!

Rankings