Climbing Competitions

Professional tree climbing competitions are held around the world to provide a platform for arborists to learn about the latest in climbing techniques and innovations in equipment. They showcase the highest level of professional skills and safety, providing a competitive learning environment for those working in the industry.

The competitions simulate working conditions of arborists in the field. Male and female competitors perform five different events during preliminary rounds. Each event tests a competitor's ability to professionally and safely maneuver in a tree while performing work-related tree-care tasks in a timely manner.

Competitive tree climbing also introduces the public to the skills professional tree climbing arborists must use for safe, professional tree work.

Upcoming Events

August 9-11, 2019

2019 International Tree Climbing Championship

Knoxville, TN United States Lakeshore Park

June 21-23, 2019

2019 European Tree Climbing Championship

Putbus (Rügen), Germany Schlosspark Putbus

June 28-30, 2019

Taiwan International Tree Climbing Championship

Taipei, Taiwan Taiwan Taipei Park

July 19-21, 2019

2019 Rocky Mountain Chapter TCC Climbing Championship Sponsorship

Denver, CO United States Crestmoor Park

July 20-21, 2019

Tree Climbing Championship

Denver, CO United States Crestmoor Park

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