Events

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

October 11-13, 2019

North American Tree Climbing Championship

San Diego, CA United States Balboa Park

September 20-21, 2019

Ontario Tree Climbing Championship (OTCC)

Burlington, Ontario Canada LaSalle Park

September 28, 2019

Illinois Tree Climbing Competition & Arbor Fair

Zion, Illinois United States Shiloh Park, Zion Park District

October 3-4, 2019

Modern Climbing & SRS - Training Seminar & Hands On Workshop

Eugene, OR United States Maurie Jacobs Park

October 11-13, 2019

2019 North American Tree Climbing Championship

San Diego, CA United States Balboa Park

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