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

May 1-3, 2020

2020 ISA Asia Pacific Tree Climbing Championships

Singapore, Singapore Fort Canning Park

March 11-14, 2020

5° Campeonato Mexicano de Trepa de Árboles, Querétaro 2020.

Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro Mexico Alameda Hidalgo

April 17-19, 2020

ArborFEst EXPO 2020

Fletcher/Asheville, NC United States WNC Agricultural Center

May 2, 2020

Ohio Tree Climbing Competition

Cleveland, OH United States Cleveland Metroparks Edgewater Park

May 2, 2020

PNW-ISA Southern Oregon Regional TCC

Ashland, OR United States Oak Knoll Golf Course

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