The competitions included on the European calendar :


EUROPEAN COMPETITIONS (Lead – Bouldering – Speed)

Every two years, alternating with the World championships. The next World Championship is in 2016.


European youth championships (Lead – Bouldering – Speed)

The European Youth Championships are held every year.


European cup (Lead – Bouldering – Speed)

The European Cups (adults) started in 2013.

    These are the main guidelines:
  • The rules will be the same as the European Youth Cups.
  • Prize money is not mandatory. When prize money is provided, it must be provided to the top three climbers at a minimum (more to the first, then second, then third,...)
  • The registration fee is an individual competitor fee divided in two: 15 euros paid to the IFSC Europe (via an invoice to the national federation) and 15 euros maximum paid to the organizer (at the registration desk of the competition)
  • The calendar fee is 500 euros per event


European Youth Cup (Lead – Bouldering – Speed)

The results of the 2016 European Youth cup can be accessed via the following links.


Regional European competitions

  • Adults or Youth
  • These competitions are recognized by the ECSC in order to help the development of sport climbing. They are not included in any European ranking.
  • National federations can group together in one event and may organize their national championships or competitions on this event.
  • No specific rules are mandatory but event rules must be sent to the regional representative and validated by the Executive Board.
  • International licenses are not required, but national licenses are mandatory with the individual insurance required in the hosting country.
  • Open to all the relevant competitors of the European region as defined in the ECSC regulations, and only these competitors.


European promotional events

Promotional events, festivals, outdoor meetings, … are held under the same conditions as the IFSC promotional Events


New events

New events with new formats could arise and be tested in Europe.


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