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.
Looking for an ice sculptor in your area for your special event? Need an Ice Carving? To see if there's a NICA Business or Associate Member that can help you please follow this link: Find a Sculptor. To view our entire membership directory please follow this link: Membership Directory.
NICA's Tour of Champions competition circuit is the largest in the World ! Over $100,000 in cash and prizes are were up for grabs this 2011-12 season ! For information upcoming ice carving events, please click the more button.
NICA has over 20 years experience and the largest network of ice carvers in the world. For more information on what NICA does and why you should become a member or sanction and event with us please click the more button.