IFSC Oceania Championships this week-end 19th and 20th December

This weekend (19th and 20th of December 2020) we have two New Zealand athletes competing in the IFSC Oceania Championships in Sydney, Australia. Cirrus Tan and Chase Gatland will be our representatives in this event. Live streaming is all on Sport Climbing Australia You Tube channel:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsMwUgtc13sVboZOEbPiCLw?sub_confirmation=1 Information on the event and timetable is available here: https://api.ifsc-climbing.org/events/1167/infosheet

2020/21 National Competition Details

2020/21 Open Bouldering Championships This event will be held on February 13th 2021 at Northern Rocks, Glenfield, Auckland. This is a qualifying event for New Zealand Development Squad and New Zealand Team selection. Refer to the Climbing New Zealand website for selection policy details. This event is Open to all climbers who qualify to compete in Youth A or above, born in 2005 or earlier. Registration is open on our website. REGISTER NOW 2020/21 Speed Championships We will be running the National Speed Championships on Friday the 12th of March 2021, at Blake Park, Mount Maunganui. The event will crown Read More

COVID-19 Information on changes to climbing events for 2020

Dear Members, friends, CNZ committee met last night and foremost on the agenda was a discussion on action planning for this year given the effect that the Covid-19 pandemic is having on community health and sporting events in particular. Given the significant health risks involved in gathering groups of people together, particularly indoors, and the likelihood of tighter government restrictions being imposed over the coming weeks the committee voted on and agreed that: The National Lead Champs (scheduled for May at Panmure) is to be postponed. Discussions will be held with the facility around possible dates for the event later in Read More

New Zealand Team for Oceania Open Combined Championships is announced

Climbing New Zealand are pleased to announce the IFSC Oceania Open Combined Team to contest the Olympic 2020 qualifying event. The event is being hosted in Sydney, Australia on the 28th and 29th of March 2020. The top male and female from this event earns an Olympic qualifying place to be considered by the National Olympic organisations. Congratulations to the following climbers. Men: Chase Gatland, George Sanders,Tom Waldin,Alexander Kiechle-Cornish,Caleb Bryant, Jake Townshend, Luke Gardner, Henry Booker, David Sheppard, Matthew Jones Women: Cirrus Tan, Sarah Tetzlaff, Erica Gatland, Amanda Speed, Rochelle Andrews, Phoebe Kenderdine, Kiri Shibahara, Abby Gebert, Kim Forde, Tayla Read More

Call for Routesetters and Officials for Oceania Open Combined Championships 2020 Sydney

Please refer to the linked notice calling for positions of Chief Routesetter, Routesetters, Jury President and Head Judge for the Oceania Continental Championships, March 2020, Sydney.  See details here.  Please distribute to your members and interested parties.  Kind regardsDavid Sanders Secretary General Oceania Council of Sport Climbing www.ifsc-climbing.org  +64 273737336

Climbing New Zealand Open Combined Event Registration and Timetable

Climbing New Zealand Open Combined event is on the 19th and 20th of October 2019 in Mount Maunganui. This event includes Speed, Bouldering and Lead and is a qualification event for the 2020 Oceania Open Combined event in Sydney, Australia which is the Oceania Olympic Qualifier. Registration and competition details for the New Zealand Open Combined event is available here. Timetable – This timetable is provisional based on a competitor numbers of 30 per gender. Please refer to event page on CNZ website for updates once registration is closed. Saturday 19 October 9am Speed warm up opens at Blake Park 10am Speed Read More

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. 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.