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USA Climbing: Collegiate provides access for undergraduate or graduate students that are currently enrolled at a college or university to compete in Bouldering, Sport and Speed climbing.

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2019-2020 Collegiate Season Information

USA Climbing: Collegiate Local Season
- October 1, 2019 - March 7, 2020
USA Climbing: Collegiate Regional Championships - March 28, 2020
USA Climbing: Collegiate National Championship – April 17 - 19, 2020

Collegiate boundaries do not coincide with the Youth Bouldering and Youth Sport & Speed boundaries. We currently have 14 established regions, including:

  • Northeast: NJ, CT, NY
  • New England: MA, NH, RI, ME, VT
  • Capital: MD, VA, PA
  • Florida: FL
  • Southeast: AL, GA, SC, MS
  • Appalachian: NC, TN, KY
  • Texas: LA, OK, TX
  • Rocky Mountain: CO, MT, NM, WY, AZ
  • NorCal: Northern CA, Northern NV
  • SoCal: Southern CA, Southern NV
  • Heartland: OH, IN, MI, WI, IL, IA, MO, MN
  • Utah: UT
  • Pacific Northwest: WA, OR, ID, AK




 USA Climbing is always looking to expand and form new regions, contact us to start up a series near you!

We encourage new and existing teams to reference the Collegiate Team Development Manual as you prepare to participate in the Collegiate competitive season.

New Collegiate teams should contact zach@usaclimbing.org prior to registering for the season.

Join the Collegiate Climbing Facebook Group Page to stay in the know about the season! 

Host a sanctioned Collegiate Competition

If you are a school or gym interested in hosting a competition in an existing region you will need to contact USA Climbing or your Regional Coordinator.  If you would like to host a competition in a region that currently does not exist, contact zach@usaclimbing.org

A typical USA Climbing Collegiate competition format is redpoint including bouldering and sport climbing. In this mixed format you will typically turn in some combination of your top boulder problems and sport climbs. There are several approved formats that are outline in the USA Climbing Rulebook.


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