Competition Climbing

 
Mountaineering Ireland organises a wide range of climbing competitions which are suitable for young people. The competitions vary in style; bouldering to route climbing and competitiveness; from the relaxed Irish Leading League to the more competitive championships. What ever your age, level of ability or preferred climbing style there is a climbing competition there for you. 
 
Here is an overview of some of the competitions that might be of interest. Click on the links to get more information and to enter the competitions. 

Youth Climbing Series

The Youth Climbing Series offers fun climbing competitions for young people. The competition is open to all young people. Whether you're new to climbing, or already have some experience, this could be just the competition for you. 
 
There are three rounds in Ireland, plus a Grand-Final for climbers from all over the UK and Ireland. 
 
There are five age categories, with separate girls and boys categories based on year of birth. The categories are called Youth A, B, C, D and E.
 
For more information and to enter please click on the following link: Youth Climbing Series

Irish Lead Climbing Championship

The Junior Irish Lead Climbing Championship is a one day lead climbing competition for young climbers between the ages eleven and nineteen.
 
The competition follows the format of international climbing competitions. The competition comprises two qualifying routes and a final route.
 
For more information and to enter please click on the following link: Irish Lead Climbing Championship 

Irish Bouldering Climbing Championship

The Junior Irish Bouldering Championship is a one day bouldering competition for young climbers between the ages of eleven and nineteen.
 
The competition comprises of a qualifying round of eight boulder problems and a final round of three boulder problems.
 
For more information and to enter please click on the following link: Irish Bouldering Championship
 
For more information on youth climbing competitions please contact Mountaineering Ireland.
 

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