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 13, 2021

ISA 2021 Virtual Tree Climber Summit

, United States Virtual

July 30-31, 2021

Baltic States Tree Climbing Championship

Hummuli, Valga county Estonia Hummuli Manor Park

August 27-29, 2021

Indiana Tree Climbing Competition

Indianapolis, IN United States Broad Ripple Park

September 17-19, 2021

Michigan Tree Climbing Championship

Ypsilanti, MI United States Belle Isle, Detroit

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