Results from the New Zealand Secondary Schools Climbing Championships

Climbing New Zealand (CNZ) and School Sport New Zealand (NZSSSC) are pleased to publish the full results from the National Secondary Schools Climbing Championships for 2019 held on the 2nd and 3rd of September 2019 at Rocktopia in Mount Maunganui. Full results available here. Congratulations to our 2019 champions: Junior Boys: Julian David, Tauranga Boys College Junior Girls: Meredith Butcher, Chilton St James Senior Boys: Luke Gardner, Rotorua Lakes High School Senior Girls: Holly Gardner, Rotorua Lakes High School Top School Trophy Winners: Rotorua Lakes High School

National Secondary Schools Climbing Championships 2019

Climbing New Zealand (CNZ) and School Sport New Zealand (NZSSSC) are promoting and organising the National Secondary Schools Climbing Championships for 2019. The competition will be held on the 2nd and 3rd of September 2019 at Rocktopia in Mount Maunganui. The event is open to all secondary schools. Information about the event and the registration process is available on School Sport website. http://www.nzsssc.org.nz/asset/downloadasset?id=285f9de1-e7aa-46c3-8690-24ed4d63db59 Please promote to your schools and communities to make this a great event.

Format and Preliminary Timetable for Youth and Masters Bouldering

The 2019 Youth Bouldering Championships will take place in Wellington (Hangdog) on the 3rd and 4th August. The competition needs volunteer support, if you can help please advise your climbing club, or email The competition will be run in the IFSC format for all age groups. I.e. 5 boulders for the qualifier and 4 boulders for the finals. Qualifiers will be on Sat 3rd, and Finals will be on Sun 4th August. The preliminary timetable for the event is as follows Qualifications – Sat07:45 – 10:00    YC and YD 11:30 – 13:20    YB and Masters 15:00 – Read More

Great success at Australian National Championships

A number of great performances at the recent Australian Youth Climbing Championships held at Villawood, Sydney. Thanks to Rob Moore, Team Coach, Shane Death, Team Manager and all the supporting parents. Well done to all who competed. Podium results achieved by: Monique Gray, 2nd Youth C Lead , 1st Youth C Bouldering Henry Booker, 1st Youth B Lead, 3rd Youth B Speed Jake Townsend, 1st Youth A Lead Sarah Tetzlaff, 2nd Junior Lead, 1st Junior Speed

Best of luck to the New Zealand Team heading to the Australian Youth Championships (24-26 May)

Good luck to everyone off to Aussie Youth Champs in Sydney 24th-26th of May: David Sheppard, Sarah Tetzlaff, Sophia Osipova, Caleb Bryant, Jake Townshend, Tayla Manning, Phoebe Kenderdine, Luke Gardner, Henry Booker, Antony Death, Alia Robinson, Willow Cook, Mac Duggan, Kieran Death, Monique Gray, Meredith Butcher, Zoe Weldon, Cooper Robinson, Connie Wiles, Kyra True, Logan Gallagher, Lily Taylor. If you wish to follow their progress, including live streaming of some of the climbing, go the Sport Climbing Australia Facebook page.

Results from 2019 Lead Championships 18th / 19th of May

Congratulations to all competitors from this week-end’s Lead National Championships. Special thanks to Extreme Edge, Panmure, Auckland Sport Climbing Club, Ian, Pete and the routesetting team, POJ Sabrina, head judge Nick and the officials and volunteers for a great weekend. Thanks for the ongoing support from our sponsors Rab & The North Face. Special congratulations to our category and trophy winners: Josh Evans, Open Male Tayla Manning, Open Female Tom Waldin, Junior Male Sarah Tetzlaff, Junior Female Jake Townshend, Youth A Male Tayla Manning. Youth A Female Henry Booker, Youth B Male Isabella Shanks, Youth B Female Mac Duggan, Youth C Male Rebecca Read More