USA Climbing News

ABS 16 Open, Youth & Citizens' National Championships

Registration for the American Bouldering Series 16 Open and Citizens' National Championships is now live! Click here to register for the ABS 16 National Championships.

YOUTH COMPETITORS: Registration to the ABS 16 Youth National Championships is by Invitation Only. All invitations have been accepted at this time. Please visit the event website: ABSNationals.org for more information and to sign-up as a volunteer.

Division 1- Final Youth National Invitation Charts

Division 2- Final Youth National Invitation Charts

Division 3- Final Youth National Invitation Charts

Division 4- Final Youth National Invitation Charts

Division 5- Final Youth National Invitation Charts

Visit the ABS Nationals event page for more information and to book your hotel. The room block USA Climbing reserved at the Hilton is already sold out for the weekend of the ABS Youth National Championships, however room blocks at other properties are still available. Please be aware that the timeframe to make reservations under these blocks are expiring soon.

In light of the scoring changes for the current season, we've created a 'Reading the Results' document to assist in reading and understanding the posted results at Regionals.

2014-2015 USA Climbing Season

USA Climbing memberships for the 2014-2015 season are now available. Click here to purchase your membership!

An updated version of the USA Climbing Rulebook is now available on the Resources tab of our website. We strongly encourage all competitors, coaches and routesetters to familiarize yourselves with the latest rulebook.

Important for Coaches: For the 2014-2015 season, Coaching requirements and submission deadlines have changed. please familiarize yourself with all the information provided on the Coaches tab and e-mail krista@usaclimbing.org with questions.

 

2014 Youth Pan American Championships

The 2014 Youth Pan American Championships are set to take place in Mexico City, Mexico the weekend of November 26-30, 2014. Click here to view US Team information pertaining to this competition. Click here to view additional information provided by the organizing committee, Escalada Mexico. Click here to view the entire 2014 US Youth Pan Am Climbing Team, including coaches.

SCS Open Nationals to be held at Central Rock Gym in Watertown, MA

USA Climbing has awarded the 2015 Sport Climbing Series (SCS) Open National Championships to Central Rock Gym in Watertown, MA. The event will be hosted by USA Climbing as part of the Ring of Fire Lead Climbing competition series that has been developed by the CRG team over the last four years. The competition will feature the best adult athletes in the US, competing in Lead and Speed Climbing for a spot on the US National Climbing Team and their share of a $20,000.00 prize purse. Read more..

Mesa Rim will Host the 2015 Collegiate Climbing Series National Championships

USA Climbing is excited to announce that the 2015 Collegiate Climbing Series National Championships will be held at Mesa Rim Climbing & Fitness Center on April 17 & 18, 2015. Read more..

2014 World Youth Championships

Congratulations to the 40 competitors that made the trip to Noumea, New Caledonia to compete in the 2014 World Youth Championships! A huge congratulations to Kai Lightner, Male Youth-B Lead World Champion, Drew Ruana, Male Youth-B Lead silver medalist and Sidney Trinidad Female Youth-B Speed silver medalist.

 
 

USA Climbing Board of Directors Meeting Schedule

If there are any topics you'd like the USA Climbing Board of Directors to discuss during one of their their regularly scheduled board meetings, please e-mail board@usaclimbing.org with topics or ideas.

All Routesetters

USA Climbing's Routesetting Committee is pleased to announce a new website with all the information you could ever want on how to get certified as a USAC setter! Click here to find details on routesetting clinics, certifications and even how to be a host gym.