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

July 10-12, 2020

CANCELLED-2020 ISA Europe Tree Climbing Championship

Budmerice, Slovakia Kastiel Budmerice

July 16-20, 2020

2° Campeonato Colombiano de Trepa de Árboles, Cali 2020

Cali, Valle del Cauca Colombia Parque de la Hormiga

August 7-9, 2020

CANCELLED-2020 International Tree Climbing Championship

Albuquerque, NM United States Roosevelt Park

August 29-30, 2020

Cancelled - Tree Climbing Championship - Prairie Chapter

Regina, SK Canada Wascana Park

August 29, 2020

Indiana Arborist Association Tree Climbing Competition

Indianapolis, IN United States Broad Ripple Park

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