Irish Bouldering Championship

The Irish Bouldering Championship provides an International Federation of Sports Climbing (IFSC) format and style bouldering competition for Irish climbers. The Irish Bouldering Championship is one of two national championships run by Mountaineering Ireland. 

The Irish Lead Climbing Championship takes place over two days, youth climbers on the Saturday and senior climbers on the Sunday. The competition follows the IFSC style and format as closely as possible.

The Irish Bouldering Championship is also an excellent competition for spectators to enjoy. Come along and see some top climbers in action.

Dates and venue

Date - Youth 06/04/2019
Date - Senior 07/04/2019
Venue The Dublin Climbing Centre


Saturday - Youth

Registration opens 10:00
Qualification 11:30 - 13:30
Isolation closes 15:00
Final round 1 starts 15:30
Fianl round 2 starts 17:30
Results announced 19:30

Sunday - Senior

Registration opens 10:00
Qualification round 11:30 - 13:30
Semi-Final round Isolation closes 14:00
Semi-Final round 14:30 - 16:30
Final round Isolation closes 17:00
Final round 17:30
Results announced 19:30

Timings may change on the day of the competition.


  • Competition entries are accepted via the Eventbrite online booking system.
  • The cut off for entries is 8:00 pm on Tuesday 2/04/2019.
  • There is no entry on the day of the competition.
  • All competitors must fill in a Climbing Competition Registration Form.
  • The form is available at the competition registration desk and for download via the following link: Climbing Competition Registration Form.
  • To enter the Irish Bouldering Championship please use the Eventbrite online booking system below:


Youth Competition
Round Qualification Round Final Round
No. problems 8 4
No. attempts 5 Unlimited
Isolation No  Yes
Time 120 minutes 4 minutes - per problem
Quota All competitors 5 per category


Senior Competition
 Round Qualification Round Semi-Final Round Final Round
No. problems 5 5 4
No. attempts Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Isolation Yes Yes Yes
Time 5 minutes on 5 minutes off 5 minutes on 5 minutes off 4 minutes - per problem
Quota All competitors 10 5


The Irish Lead Climbing Championship is open to climbers in the following categories.

Competition category Age
Senior Born - 2001 and before
Youth A Born - 2002 / 2003
Youth B Born - 2004 / 2005
Youth C Born - 2006 / 2007


For full competition rules click on the following link: Rules - 2019 Irish Bouldering Championship



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