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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Ice Carver Certification Program

The National Ice Carving Association is an organization of individuals who enjoy the art of ice carving. The objective of NICA is to promote ice sculpture through education, competitions, standardized judging, and exhibitions. The NICA National Certification Program was started to provide the carvers with professional recognition in the industry. NICA certification achievements are give …

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2015 Board of Directors

After this year’s vote, we are proud to present the 2015 board of directors – Chad Hartson, President Greg Butauski Chris Foltz Vernon Barker, Vice President Jess Parris Paul Nuznov Dean Murray Titus Arensberg George Neimoeller Here are the current Board Committees and who is their members Membership Chair – George, Chair (Ken and all …

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