Event Category: Speed

We have 3 kiwi climbers there. Best of luck to Sarah Tetzlaff, George Sanders, Tom Waldin, who will be competing in all 3 disciplines, Lead, Speed and Bouldering. Bouldering qualifiers commence on Sunday the 11th for Sarah and Monday the 12th for Tom and George. If you want to follow the event go to: World Climbing Championships 2019 This event will be epic, it doubles as an Olympic Qualify (the first qualifying opportunity) with the top 7 climbers in the Combined Event winning selection.  

NZSSSC  (New Zealand Secondary schools sports council)  National Secondary Schools Climbing Championships 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. Event details and registration    

Open to all grades, Youth D, Youth C, Youth B, Youth A, Juniors, Opens and Masters. Registrations are open for the National Speed Championships for 2020. Event is in Blake Park, Mount Maunganui on Saturday the 7th of March. Register here. NOTE: The BOP Sport Climbing Association will be holding a regional event at Rocktopia on Sunday the 8th of March.  

The 2020 National Youth Championships will be held at Climbfit, Kirrawee, Sydney on 29th and 30th May. To be confirmed is the speed event which may be on 31st May most likely at Villawood. Climbfit does not have the height for a speed wall. Australia limit the number of New Zealand participates to 2 per category. Selection for this event is via the CNZ Selection Committee and based on the 2019 Selection Policy.

This event was rescheduled from March 2020 due travel restrictions and COVID-19 risks.  08-03-20_Infosheet_OCH_Sydney Event Page Startlist  Please note the new dates 19th and 20th of December 2020. The events is a qualification event for Tokyo Olympics 2020. This is an Open only event, and those that can participate in this event will be selected from the Combined Event in October at Mt Maunganui. The nomination criteria for the 2020 Olympics is available here.

Open to all grades and all climbers. The event will crown our National Champions, as well as being a chance for National Speed records to be set. We are currently work on the criteria for National selection from this event, and we will publish and share the criteria once it has been confirmed. Athletes who are considering Speed as part of any international competition in 2021 will be expected to attend this event. This includes competing in Speed at World Cups, Youth World Championships and Oceania events. Youth B and above (including Masters) compete on the International standard speed wall Read More