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.

Please visit the main ITCC site for more information.

Upcoming Events

June 29 - July 2, 2023

ISA 2023 European Tree Climbing Championship (ETCC)

Budmerice, Slovakia Kastiel Budmerice

August 11-13, 2023

ISA 2023 International Tree Climbing Championship (ITCC)

Albuquerque, NM United States Hyder Park

June 1-3, 2023

Italian Tree Climbing Championships

Monza (MB), MI Italy Parco Villa Annoni

June 7-11, 2023

Czech Tree Climbing Championship

Planá nad Lu┼żnicí , Czech Republic Chateau park Strkov

June 8-10, 2023

ISA UT-Chapter/UCFC Tree Climbing Championship

Lehi, UT United States Margaret Wines Park

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