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USA Climbing is Seeking Proposals for Proposed Combined Invitational Championships

USA Climbing is considering the formation of a new National Championship level event: the Combined Invitational Championships. The proposed 2019 Combined Invitational Championships would feature all three climbing disciplines - Bouldering,
USA Climbing Announces New Advisory Group, the Competition Belaying Working Group

USA Climbing is governed by a Board of Directors and supported by a number of committees and task forces. All of these are crucial to running our organization. You can
Results of USA Climbing Athletes' Advisory Committee Election

The election of athletes to the USAC Athletes' Advisory Committee (AAC) closed on August 31, 2018. The USAC AAC is an advisory committee to the USAC Board of Directors that
Dates & Location Announced for 2019 USA Climbing: Sport & Speed Open National Championships

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Qualification Pathways to the 2020 Olympic Games

The document below outlines the qualification pathways to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. Qualification Pathways for the 2020 Olympic Games Summary of Qualification There are a total of
Results of USA Climbing Athlete Director Election

To USA Climbing Athletes: I am pleased to report the results of the USA Climbing Athlete Director Election which concluded on Friday, August 31 2018, 5 pm MST. This election
Summary of Significant Changes to the 2018-2019 USA Climbing Rulebook

To All USA Climbing Stakeholders, As you may be aware, the new 2018-2019 Climbing Season is underway and an updated USA Climbing Rulebook was published to the website. The updated
Vote Now: 2018 USA Climbing Athlete Elections

If you see your name on the PDF below, you are eligible to vote in the upcoming USA Climbing Athlete Election. An electronic ballot was sent to the email connected
Dates & Location Announced for 2019 USA Climbing: Adaptive National Championships

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Dates & Location Announced for 2019 USA Climbing: Collegiate National Championships

USA Climbing, the United States National Governing Body for the sport of Competition Climbing, announced today that it has awarded the 2019 USA Climbing Collegiate National Championships to Climb Murfreesboro
Dates & Location Announced for 2019 USA Climbing: Sport & Speed Youth National Championships

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NOTICE TO ALL FEMALE D SPORT SEMI-FINAL COMPETITORS, COACHES & PARENTS:

Notice From USA Climbing To All Female D Sport Semi-Final Competitors, Coaches & Parents: Kennesaw, GA – July 14, 2018 It has come to our attention that USA Climbing should have
USA Climbing Announces Election for New Athlete Director to Join USA Climbing Board of Directors

Attention all USA Climbing Athletes, USA Climbing has one open position for an Athlete Director on the USAC Board of Directors. This election is separate from the election for athletes
USA Climbing is pleased to announce that Marc Norman will serve as the organization's new CEO, effective July 24, 2018

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Calling All Athletes! Elections for the Athletes' Advisory Committee Now Open

To USA Climbing Athletes: USA Climbing is conducting a very important election for our athletes: USA Climbing Athletes' Advisory Committee (USAC AAC) - Election of three (3) athletes to fill vacant
USA Climbing Announces 2018 National Cup Series Dates & Locations

Today, USA Climbing, the United States National Governing Body for the sport of competition climbing, announced the third season of National Cup Series (NCS) Bouldering events. The series includes events
USA Climbing Statement on Belay Practices for Speed Climbing

USA Climbing Statement on Belay Practices for Speed Climbing As was reported in USA Climbing’s May 16th statement (and in CEO Kynan Waggoner’s May 18th open letter to USAC stakeholders)
Important Information Regarding the 2018 Youth World Championships

Click here to register for the Youth World Championship: Register Now! by ACTIVE Network Attention all US Team Members and Families: We have some very important information regarding the 2018
USA Climbing's Statement On Belay Practices at USA Climbing Events

To our USA Climbing stakeholders, Our Board of Directors met Wednesday night and received an updated from our Risk Management Committee regarding current belay practices and the potential use of
USA Climbing's Statement Regarding Incident at Region 202's Regional Championship

To the USA Climbing family, It has come to our attention that there was an incident at one of our Sport and Speed Regional Championships in which a climber was
Join the New Realignment Task Force!

To All USAC Members and Supporters: USA Climbing is governed by a Board of Directors and supported by a number of committees and task forces. All of these groups are
USA Climbing Is Seeking a Highly Qualified Individual for the Position of Chief Executive Officer

USA Climbing CEO Recruitment Announcement The USAC CEO will, among other things, directly or by delegation: Oversee the USAC staff and the staff’s ethical and competent implementation of the Board's
USA Climbing Chief Executive Officer Position Description

USA Climbing Nominating and Governance Committee is seeking highly qualified individuals for the position of Chief Executive Officer. USA Climbing Chief Executive Officer Position Description
USA Climbing: Sport & Speed Youth Regional Championships Registration

USA Climbing: Sport & Speed Youth Regional Championships registration is now open and will continue until 11:59 PM MST on Monday, April 30, 2018. On May 1 st , USA Climbing
USA Climbing CEO, Kynan Waggoner, expresses intention to step down by the end of calendar year 2018.

Kynan Waggoner, the CEO of USA Climbing, has expressed his intention to step down by the end of calendar year 2018, giving the USAC Board of Directors sufficient time to
Call for USA Climbing Committee Members!

Attention all USA Climbing Members and Supporters: USA Climbing is governed by a Board of Directors and supported by a number of committees and task forces. All of these are
2018 USA Climbing: Bouldering Youth National Champsionship Event Wrap-Up Report

The 2018 USA Climbing: Bouldering Youth National Championship was a success! Click below to view the event's full results, rookie team bios, photo galleries and livestream replays! Click here to
2018 USA Climbing: Bouldering Open National Championship Event Wrap-Up Report

The 2018 USA Climbing: Bouldering Open National Championship was a success! Click here to view the full recaps, results, photos and livestream replays from the 2018 USA Climbing: Bouldering Open
Date & Location Announced for the 2019 and 2020 Bouldering National Championship Events

USA Climbing, the United States National Governing Body for the sport of Sport Climbing, announced today that it has awarded the 2019 and 2020 USA Climbing: Bouldering National Championship events
Date & Location Announced for the 2018 USA Climbing: Sport & Speed Youth National Championships

USA Climbing, the United States National Governing Body for the sport of competition climbing, announced today that it has awarded the 2018 USA Climbing: Sport & Speed Youth National Championships
Second Round Registraiton Now Open for the 2018 Bouldering Youth National Championship

USA Climbing: Bouldering Youth National Championships – Second Round Registration Second Round registration for the USA Climbing: Bouldering Youth National Championships is now open! The Second Round Invitation Charts for the
Reissued First Round Registration is Open for the 2018 Bouldering Youth National Championship!

USA Climbing: Bouldering Youth National Championships - Reissued First Round Registration Reissued First Round registration for the Bouldering Youth National Championships is now open. The Reissued First Round Registration period will
First Round Registration Now Open for the 2018 Bouldering Youth National Championship!

USA Climbing: Bouldering Youth National Championships - First Round Registration First Round registration for the Bouldering Youth National Championship is now open. Competitors should review the final results from their respective
2018 Bouldering Youth Nationals Coaching Symposium Announced

Attention Coaches: You are invited to attend the 2018 Bouldering Youth Nationals Coaches' Symposium! When: February 7 - 8, 2018 Time : 9:00am - 5:00pm, both days Location : Radisson Hotel Salt Lake City
2018 USA Climbing: Bouldering Open National Championship Registration

Registration for the Bouldering Open National Championship is open, beginning Monday January 8 th . If you are eligible and interested in registering for the 2018 USA Climbing: Bouldering Open National
2018 USA Climbing: Bouldering Youth Divisional Championships

Inclement Weather Official Response (Updated: 1/12/18): USA Climbing has been staying informed regarding potential weather-related conditions that could make it difficult for some competitors to travel to their respective Bouldering
USA Climbing Competitor Roster for Bouldering Youth Team Championship

Please click here to view the Competitor Roster for the Bouldering Team Championship at the USA Climbing: Bouldering Youth Regional, Divisional and National Championships. It is important to note that
2017 USA Climbing: Bouldering Youth Regional Championships Registration

Inclement Weather Official Response : USA Climbing will not make any decisions pertaining to inclement weather until after all Bouldering Youth Regional Championships have concluded. We strongly encourage competitors and their
Date & Location Announced for the 2018 USA Climbing: Collegiate National Championship

USA Climbing, the United States National Governing Body for the sport of Sport Climbing announced today that it has awarded the 2018 USA Climbing: Collegiate National Championship to Momentum Indoor
Date & Location Announced for the 2018 USA Climbing: Adaptive National Championship

USA Climbing, the United States National Governing Body for the sport of Sport Climbing announced today that it has awarded the 2018 USA Climbing: Adaptive National Championship to Vertical Adventures
Team USA Dominates at IFSC PanAmerican Youth Championship

Over two hundred youth athletes from North America, Central America and South America traveled to Montreal, Canada for the International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) PanAmerican Youth Championship on October
Location Announced for 2018 USA Climbing: Sport & Speed Open National Championships

USA Climbing, the United States National Governing Body for the sport of Sport Climbing announced today that it has awarded the 2018 USA Climbing: Sport & Speed Open National Championships
Coaching Symposium Announced!

The Regional Coaching Symposium will be held December 2, 2017 in San Diego, CA at Mesa Rim Climbing Academy. Please see the document below for more information and click the
COMING SOON: NEW Website Feature for Coaches to Verify Team Rosters

A new feature is in the works to be added to the USA Climbing website which will give coaches the ability to search and verify team members that have been
2017 PanAmerican Youth Championships Roster

USA Climbing proudly announces that the below athletes and coaching staff will be representing the US Youth Team at the 2017 PanAmerican Youth Championships in Montreal, Canada on October 30
USA Climbing Rules Update Explanation

Accompanying the release of the USA Climbing Rulebook on September 1st, USA Climbing announced that the 2017-2018 Bouldering season Championship events will use a new Multi-Zone scoring methodology. Additionally, a
US Olympic Committee approves USA Climbing to be the National Governing Body and an Olympic Sport Organization

USA Climbing is proud to announce that the United States Olympic Committee has approved our status as the National Governing Body for the sport of competition climbing! Please see here
USA Climbing Names Margo Hayes to Board of Directors

Margo Hayes has been announced as the newest member to the USA Climbing Board of Directors. Hayes will serve as the athlete representative on the board. Hayes is a veteran
USA Climbing Announces Recommendations for Committee Appointments

The USA Climbing Board of Directors has unanimously voted to approve the inclusion of the following individuals to USA Climbing Committees: To see a copy of our Nominating and Governance
Team USA Brings Home Unprecedented 14 Medals From IFSC's Youth World Championships

The top youth climbers from around the world gathered in Innsbruck, Austria earlier this month to compete in the International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC), Youth World Championships. The event
Membership Registration for the 2017-2018 Season is NOW OPEN

2017-2018 USA Climbing Memberships are Available! Please review the updated information on the Membership Overview and Membership FAQ pages before completing your registration. If you have questions about USA Climbing
Announcing Search for New Committee Members!

USA Climbing is excited to announce that we are looking for new Committee members! For more information, please see the letter here.
USA Clilmbing Announces Change to Regional Boundaries for State of Wisconsin

Effective immediately, the state of Wisconsin will become part of Region 501- Midwest, as approved during the USA Climbing Board of Directors meeting on August 24, 2017. The recommendation, for
USA Climbing Announces Blocz and Dimension as Volume Suppliers for 2017/18 and 2018/19 Seasons

We are excited to announce two volume companies as Suppliers of USA Climbing for the next two seasons: Blocz Climbing Equipment and Dimension Volumes. “We are looking forward to working
Announcing election for new Athlete Director to join USA Climbing Board of Directors!

USA Climbing is excited to announce that we will be holding an election for the new Athlete Director to join the USA Climbing Board of Directors! For more information about
2017 WYCH Team Members and Coaching Staff

USA Climbing proudly announces that the below athletes and coaching staff will be representing the US Youth Team at the 2017 World Youth Championships in Innsbruck, Austria on August 30
Collegiate Nationals RFP

USA Climbing is currently accepting applications from potential host facilities to host the 2018 Collegiate National Championships read more here .
USA Climbing Rulebook Addendum: US National Teams

In light of the recent announcement of Combined category at 2017 World Youth Championships, our Rules Committee worked tirelessly last week to update our rules and procedures surrounding the selection
Update on 2018 Youth Olympic Games

While you may have heard the exciting news that climbing will be a medal sport at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, unfortunately the event will take place
Combined category at 2017 World Youth Championships

On Friday of last week, the IFSC used the documents here and here to announce the addition of the “Combined” categories to the 2017 World Youth Championships. With this announcement,
USA Climbing Announces 2017-18 National Cup Series

Today, USA Climbing announced the second season of the National Cup Series (NCS). The series includes four bouldering competitions hosted by top climbing facilities across the country from October 2017
Announcing 100-point scoring methodology to be used at all 2017/18 USA Climbing: Bouldering Championship events!

USA Climbing is excited to announce that we will be using our 100-point scoring methodology at all 2017/18 USA Climbing: Bouldering Championship events! For more information on the scoring methodology,
Amended & Restated Bylaws

We are pleased to announce that USA Climbing's Board of Directors has formally approved Amended & Restated Bylaws effective July 17, 2017. The new Bylaws represent another step in an
2017 Youth Training Camps Announced!

The West Coast and East Youth Training Camps have been announced. Take a look at the respective flyers below and make sure to sign up soon before all spots are
2017 Stakeholders Report

2017 Stakeholders Report
2017 USA Climbing: Sport & Speed Open National Championships Wrap Up

This past weekend, on March 10th & 11th, USA Climbing presented the 2017 Sport & Speed Open National Championships at Movement Climbing + Fitness Denver, Denver, CO. The sold out event
TNF Young Gun Award and Rookie Team Announced

E ight athletes became members of The North Face (TNF) Young Gun Rookie Team during the awards ceremony at the 2017 USA Climbing: Bouldering Youth National Championship. One of these
Sport Climbing Approved for Inclusion in Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Today, during the 129 th International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session in Rio de Janeiro, five sports, including sport climbing, were approved for inclusion in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. This
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