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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2016 NICA US Nationals Announced

Master and Pro categories for a two day event featuring single and multi block events challenging the nations finest ice carvers for the title of National Champion! http://www.nica.org/event/nica-us-nationals-perrysburg-oh/  

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Premier Ice Carving Events

Hosting an ice carving event? Looking to start a new winter event for your community or tradeshow? Call today to discuss sanctioning opportunities with NICA! Looking for ideas on how to….? NICA_winter_festivals_info_ideas Standard_Sanctioning 2015 -2016 Here is the seasons sanctioning application. Standard_Sanctioning 2015 -2016      

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