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

September 29-30, 2018

2018 North American Tree Climbing Championship

Providence , Rhode Island United States Roger Williams Park

August 17-19, 2018

Women's ArbCamp

Kungsbacka , Gothenburg Sweden

August 24-26, 2018

Prairie Chapter Tree Climbing Championship

Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada Kildonan Park

August 25-26, 2018

Prairie Chapter TCC

Winnipeg, MB Canada Kildonan Park

August 26, 2018

Seattle Regional Tree Climbing Competition

Everett, WA United States Lowell Park

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