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Safe Sport Policies

USA Climbing Athlete Safety and Safe Sport Policies


Safe Sport Policy - updated 2/9/21 (.pdf)
  • 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 Background Check Policy updated 3/2/21 (.pdf)

  • 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.


US Center for SafeSport Policies and Procedures

SafeSport Code - 
Effective April 1, 2021

Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy "MAAPP" - Effective January 23, 2019

  • The Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policies were created and designed to set training requirements, and limit one-on-one interactions between adult members of national governing bodies or Paralympic sports organizations who have regular contact with minor athletes, as required by federal law.

Team Travel Policy


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