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USA Climbing SafeSport Policies

SafeSport Policy - updated 8/27/18 (click)

  • Identifies seven primary types of misconduct and provides guidelines for travel and maintaining healthy boundaries 
  • Outlines reporting based on type of misconduct
  • Defines the disciplinary procedures and response to allegations

USA Climbing SafeSport Screening and Background Check Policy (click)

  • Screening process for Covered Individuals (see document) may include successful completion of an application, interview, and/or reference check. 
  • Outlines disqualifying factors or potentially disqualifying factors for Covered Individuals
  • Each Covered Individual has the affirmative duty to disclose any of the disqualifying or potentially disqualifying factors cited in this Policy. 

Incident Report Form (click)

  • Form that may be used to report violations of USA Climbing's SafeSport Policies or other inappropriate behavior

Resources for Parents

Parent's Guide to Misconduct in Sport (click)

  • Designed for the parents of athletes of all ages, this course explains the issues of misconduct in sport and helps parents ensure their children have a positive and safe sport experience.

SafeSport Toolkits (click)

  • Parents of ​PreSchool Children
  • Parents of School-Age Children
  • Parents of Middle School Youth
  • Parents of High School Aged Adolescents





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