Tree Climbing Championship

    ISA RMC 2020 Guidelines HERE

    The ISA Rocky Mountain Chapter Tree Climbing Championship (TCC) provides a competitive but educational opportunity for working arborists in the Rocky Mountain region to demonstrate and exchange new climbing techniques and equipment, as well as, safe work practices. The ISA RMC TCC also increases the interaction between various firms, ISA RMC members, and provides positive public exposure for the profession in our region of the world.

    The winners of this event will represent ISA Rocky Mountain Chapter at the North American Tree Climbing Championship as well as the annual International Tree Climbing Championship.


    Date: 13th-16th, August 2020

    Competition Location:
    Sterne Park

    5800 S Spotswood St, Littleton, CO 80120

    Schedule of Events:
    Thursday, August 13, 2020

    8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Coffee (available for volunteers, and staff only)
    9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Head Volunteer Check-in
    8:00 - 3:00 p.m. Event set-up
    10:00 - 4:00 p.m. Volunteer Check-in, for all volunteers

    Friday, August 14, 2020

    8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Light Breakfast (volunteers, staff and exhibitors only)
    9:00 - 12:00 p.m. Setup time and final walkthrough with rescue scenarios
    11:00 - 12:00 p.m. Competitors Check In
    12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Event Walkthrough
    11:00 - 1:00 p.m.

    Event team meetings

    Gear Inspection Technicians Meeting
    Gear Inspection follow-up by gear check technicians
    Scoring Judges meeting
    Lunch (competitors, volunteers, staff and exhibitors only)

    1:00 -4:30 p.m. Belayed Speed Climb
    5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Dinner (competitors, volunteers, staff and exhibitors only)

    Saturday, August 15, 2020

    6:30 - 8:00 a.m. Light Breakfast (competitors, volunteers, staff and exhibitors only)
    8:00 - 5:00 p.m. Masters' Qualifying Events
    12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch (competitors, volunteers, staff and exhibitors only
    5:00 - 6:30 p.m. Awards reception

    Sunday, August 16, 2020

    7:00 - 8:00 a.m. Light Breakfast (competitors, volunteers, staff and exhibitors only)
    7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Final briefing for Masters' Challenge Contestants, Judges, Technicians, and Masters' Competitors Gear Inspection
    8:30 - 9:00 a.m. First competitor gear inspection, and other competitors move to sequestering space
    9:00 - 2:30 p.m. Masters' Challenge
    3:00 - 4:30 p.m. Masters' Challenge Awards
    4:30 - 6:00 p.m. Tear-down and pack gear


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    Aug 13

    2020 ISA TCC Climbing Championship Sponsorship

    The International Society of Arboriculture Rocky Mountain Chapter Tree Climbing Championship (ISA RMC TCC) provides a forum for arborists from Colorado, New Mexico, Montana and Wyoming, a large population of ISA members and credential holders, which offer

    Aug 13

    2020 TCC Volunteer Registration

    2020 TCC Volunteer Registration