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

  NICA has begun development of an 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. $625.00 Gets you 4 days of education with full …

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NICA Standard Sanctioning Guide

  NICA standard sanctioning provides a venue with many benefits including : Two Manuals: A Winter Festival Manual outlining how to put on a successful festival using ice sculptures at your event. Including: A CD full of high quality promotional ice carving photos you can use to help promote, sell and advertise your event. Valuable …

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