Welcome to the National Ice Carving Association

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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2015 NICA Board of Directors – Time for Self Nominatitions

SelfNomination 2015 We have 3 seats open for 3 year terms, and 1 seat that is open for 1 year. Thank you, Ken Diederich Executive Director

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