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

June 29 - July 1, 2018

2018 European Tree Climbing Championship

Thoiry, France Parc Botanique de Thoiry

August 3-5, 2018

2018 International Tree Climbing Championship

Columbus , OH United States Franklin Park

September 29-30, 2018

2018 North American Tree Climbing Championship

Providence , Rhode Island United States Roger Williams Park

April 26-28, 2018

Australian Tree Climbing Championship

Hobart, TAS Australia St. Davids Park

May 12, 2018

Southern Oregon Regional Tree Climbing Competition

Medford, OR United States Hawthorne Park

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