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About USA Climbing

USA Climbing is the national governing body of the sport of competition climbing in the United States.  As a 501(c)3 non-profit, we promote three competition disciplines, bouldering, sport and speed climbing, through our series:

  • USA Climbing: Adaptive
  • USA Climbing: Bouldering
  • USA Climbing: Collegiate
  • USA Climbing: Speed
  • USA Climbing: Sport

USA Climbing receives sanctioning and is recognized by:

  • The International Federation for Sport Climbing (IFSC) 
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  • The International Olympic Committee (IOC)
  • The United States Olympic Committee (USOC)


To promote the growth and success of the sport of competition climbing in the United States while generating sustained competitive excellence for United States athletes in international competition.

We encourage everyone to participate in one or all of our series through sanctioned climbing events.  Check the schedule for a gym hosting an event near you!


USA Climbing Tax Filings

2018 IRS 990 | 2018 Audited Financials

2017 IRS 990  | 2017 Audited Financials 

2016 IRS 990  | 2016 Audited Financials

2015 IRS 990  | 2015 Audited Financials

2014 IRS 990  | 2014 Audited Financials

2013 IRS 990


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