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.



NICA US National Collegiate 2015 Competition

  http://www.zehnders.com/zehnderssnowfest/ NICA US National Collegiate Application 2015 Click Below NICA 2015 Collegiate Nationals Zehnder’s Snowfest 2015 – January 21-26, 2015 All Scheduled Outdoor Activities and Events May Be Changed Due to Weather Conditions! Wednesday, January 21 • World Class Snow Carving Teams Continue to Work Throughout the Day on Double & Single Block Competitions …

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2015 NICA National Ice Caving Championships Announced

Officially! The 2015 NICA US National Ice Carving Championships will be held in Levis Commons and Downtown Perrysburg both located just south of Toledo, Ohio. Master and Professional Division carvers will be given three hours on Friday to carve one block, and four hours on Saturday to carve a two block show piece. CLICK BELOW …

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