WELCOME Ice carvers
The National Ice Carving Association (NICA) is a global organization based in the United States that is devoted to promoting the art of ice sculpture or ice carving, networking carvers, education, business and competition across the country and around the world. With nearly 400 members, NICA sanctions and organizes ice carving competitions around the world. Providing standardized guidelines for judging, learning seminars and certifying carvers, NICA has given the art focus and direction. Continually reaching for the highest standards, NICA carvers have become some of the best in the world.

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NICA and ACF Partnership

NICA has partnered with the American Culinary Federation and we showcased this partnership at the 2017 ACF Cook, Craft, Create conference in Orlando this past July.   We are looking forward to the 2018 conference in NOLA where we will be mixing it up with new classes and presenters. Stay tuned for more info!   …

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NICA Education Conference Series Has JOINED the 2018 Catersource Conference and Tradeshow in Las Vegas

  NICA has continued its efforts to build a annual education conference to coincide with the Catersource Education Conference. This give NICA attendees 4 days of education and tradeshow presented by Catersource PLUS!!! NICA Ice Carving Workshops. Two days of in class, Two days of tradeshow floor time. You get 4 days of education with …

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