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TCA Southwest Schools’ Climbing Championships 2023

The Schools Climbing Championship will be held at The Church on Monday 6 February 2023. Competitors will boulder, route climb (top rope) and speed climb. There is also a stand-alone lead competition. There are 4 categories:

  • Junior boys, year groups 7-9 
  • Junior girls, year groups 7-9 
  • Senior boys, year groups 10-13 
  • Senior girls, year groups 10-13

Schools can choose to field both individuals and/or teams of 3 and can submit as many teams as they choose. The competition will run as follows:

  • 12-2:30pm: Bouldering competition held at The Mothership. Competitors will get 1.5hrs to complete 20 blocs in a flash format.
  • 1:30-6/7pm: Top roping and Speed Climbing competition held at The Church.
  • 3-6pm: Lead Climbing competition held at The Church.
  • 6-7pm: Prizes provided by our sponsor Black Diamond will be awarded to the winning individuals and teams in each category.

Please note: The first part of the competition will be held at The Mothership (this is a 10-minute drive from The Church). This will also be the 3rd round of the TCA South West Schools Bouldering League. 

As in previous years, this is a friendly competition for climbers of all abilities. TCA instructors will supervise and belay all competitors. 

The cost of entry is £40 per team of 3 or £15 per individual, there is a discounted rate for schools competing in the TCA South West schools Bouldering League. 

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