Competition Rules (IFSC)

Current rules and recent amendments are available on this IFSC web page.


On behalf of the Sport department, please find below important updates relevant to the 2023 season.   

The following documents are all available on the Rules page on the IFSC website (link).  

  • IFSC Rules 2023 
  • IFSC Youth World Championships Boulder Rules 
  • IFSC World Ranking (CUWR) 
  • IFSC World Ranking Counting Events 
  • IFSC World Cup Series 
  • IFSC World Cup Quotas 

Please also receive the Qualification System to the Olympic Qualifier Series (OQS) which is available on the Paris 2024 page of the IFSC website (link).