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

November 14-16, 2019

NZ Arboricultural Association Annual Conference 2019 and the National Tree Climbing Championship

Napier, Hawke's Bay New Zealand Napier Conference Centre

November 15-16, 2019

New Zealand (NZ Arb) Husqvarna National Tree Climbing Championship

Napier, Hawke's Bay New Zealand Anderson Park

December 20-22, 2019

Malaysia Tree Climbing Championship 2019

Wilayah Persekutuan Putrajaya , SELANGOR Malaysia New Millenium Park Putrajaya

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

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