Tuesday Schedule

Join us before the convention kick-off for certification, meetings, and networking

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CSIA Certification

Get even more out of your convention experience by completing or renewing your CSIA Certified Chimney Sweep or Certified Dryer Exhaust Technician certification. 

Please note that the CSIA Certified Chimney Sweep (CCS) and Certified Dryer Exhaust Technician (C-DET) reviews and exams need to be registered for separately from regular convention registration.

Find out more about CSIA certifications at

7:00 - 8:00 am              Certified Chimney Sweep Review Registration

8:00 - 3:30 pm              Certified Chimney Sweep Review

8:00 - 9:00 am              CDET Review Registration

9:00 - 3:00 pm              CDET Review

3:00 - 3:15 pm                CDET Exam Registration

3:15 - 3:45 pm                CDET Exam

3:45 - 4:15 pm                Certified Chimney Sweep Exam Registration

4:30 - 7:00 pm               Certified Chimney Sweep Exam


Students will need either a laptop or tablet to take the exam.


Cellphones will not be permitted as a testing device. 

Relining Basics Seminar


In this half-day class, we will discuss why we reline chimneys and the signs that indicate that a reline is called for. We will cover the various math equations that we need to understand as well as the correct sizing chimney liners. Planning and executing the liner installation and dealing effectively with some of the problems you might encounter are critical to maintaining profits when relining chimneys. Regardless if you have been relining for years or are new to the skill, there will be tips and ideas you can take home to improve your bottom line. 

CEUs: CSIA- 2 T, 2 C&S / NFI- 4 T


7:00 - 8:00pm                Class Registration

8:00 - 12:00 pm              Reline Basics Class

Convention Registration


Pick up your attendee badges, packets, t-shirts and event tickets during this time.

2:00 - 6:00pm                Convention and Exhibitor Registration

Board Meetings


Convention Attendees are welcome to attend and observe the NCSG and CSIA Board of Director meetings.


1:00 - 3:00pm                NCSG Board Meeting

3:00 - 5:00 pm                CSIA Board Meeting


Meetings and Receptions

Jump start your convention experience by joining us for fun and informative events Tuesday night. Light appetizers and refreshments will be provided. 

6:00 - 7:30 pm              Chimney Sweeping Around the World

Curious about the wider world of chimney sweeping? This is the meeting for you! Come to hear presentations from international sweeps about developments in their home countries.

6:00 - 7:30 pm              State President's Forum

Come network with other state and regional guild presidents and representatives.

6:00 - 7:30 pm              First Time Attendee Orientation

Attending your first NCSG Convention? Attend this meeting to find out how to get the most our of your experience from NCSG Staff and industry veterans. 

6:00 - 7:30 pm              CSIA Education Meeting

Want to learn more about the latest updates in CSIA education and certification? This is the meeting for you!