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Region 52

Welcome to the USA Climbing forum page providing information for youth climbers in Region 52 - Arkansas, Chattanooga and surrounding counties in Georgia, lower Illinois and Indiana, Kentucky, Kansas City and surrounding counties, Missouri, upper Mississippi, and Tennessee!

2020-2021 Season - The season will begin on November 2nd. We strongly recommend that you register for a comp as early as possible. Youth competitors are required to compete in a minimum of one *USA Climbing sanctioned qualifier competition for each discipline they wish to compete in and will be awarded rank points based on place at those competitions. For an important notice from USA Climbing about changes to the 2020-2021 climbing season, please click here. A membership is required. 

 Membership - Memberships can be purchased beginning September 1 and are valid for 365 daysClick here to read more on the Membership FAQ page. 


 ForumFor detailed information, join the USA Climbing forum at  https://forum.usaclimbing.org/

Facebook -Up to date notifications on regional news can be found on Facebook. Join the new Facebook group for Region 52 https://www.facebook.com/groups/USACArea52 

Rules -  USA Climbing Rulebook 2020 edition will be available soon. Please be sure to familiarize yourself with the rules. 

Safesport - All competitors who will be 18 years of age or older on August 31, 2021 MUST complete SafeSport training.  Any of the above-mentioned competitors who has not successfully completed the SafeSport training will have their membership in a "pending" status and will not be eligible to compete at any USAC events, including but not limited to, qualifier competitions.SafeSport Training is initiated through the Sport80 membership system at https://usaclimbing.sport80.com.

Age Categories 2020 - 2021

 2002-2003  2004-2005  2006-2007  2008-2009  2010+





Please note that the event locations are tentative until host agreements are completed between the gyms and USA Climbing.


USA Climbing Virtual Qualifying Event Series - Region 52






KAYA event link

Day pass requirements

Nov 2 - 15

ROKC Olathe

Olathe, KS

ROKC Olathe

Nov 9 - 22



Ozark Climbing Gym

Springdale, AR

Ozark Climbing Gym

High Point Climbing

Cleveland, TN

High Point Climbing Cleveland


Louisville, KY

Climb Nulu

Nov 16 - 29

Upper Limits

Chesterfield, MO

Upper Limits

Little Rock Climbing Center

Little Rock, AR

Little Rock Climbing Center

Nov 23 - Dec 6

Nov 30 - Dec 13

So ILL Steel Shop

St. Charles, MO

Climb So ILL

Dec 7 - 20


Springfield, MO

Zenith Climbing

Climb Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro, TN

The Climb Gyms

Synergy Climbing and Ninja

Chattanooga, TN

Synergy Climbing and Ninja

Climb Bentonville

Bentonville, AR

The Climb Gyms 

High Point Climbing

Memphis, TN

High Point Climbing Memphis

Jan 16, 2021

Regional Championships 


Feb 20 - 21

Divisional Championship 



National Championship



Regional Coordinators -

Nancy Carter

Mike de la Paz

Karen Judd

Catherine Satterwhite

 Email - region52@usaclimbing.org


This page last updated on10/18/2020

*USA Climbing will send updates for members about the 2020-21 season soon.


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