The 9th IFSC Plenary Assembly, hosted by the Fédération Française de la Montagne et de l'Escalade (FFME), just ended in Paris.
Last Saturday, the IFSC Plenary Assembly also voted to select hosts for the next two IFSC World Championships. Paris will host the 2016 event in a completely renovated, modern venue, Paris-Bercy. Then, it will be Innsbruck’s turn to host the IFSC World Championships in 2018. Both cities made impressive presentations showing real motivation and solid plans to make these shows exemplary sporting events.
The new dates of the IFSC World Youth Championships Noumea 2014 were confirmed during IFSC Plenary Assembly held in Paris March 1st.
Climbers Against Cancer (CAC) is pleased to announce that founder John Ellison has been appointed as an Honorary Member of the International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) during the IFSC Plenary Assembly held March 1, 2014 in Paris, France.
Before holding its Annual Plenary Assembly on Saturday 1st March 2014, the IFSC has scheduled several meetings on Thursday 27 and Friday 28 February including an Executive Board meeting, the European Council Plenary Assembly, the Asian Council Plenary Assembly, a Workshop on Paraclimbing Activities as well as a Workshop on Future Olympic bid Strategies and a Briefing on TVs and IFSC Branding.
The IFSC will held its 9th Annual Plenary Assembly next Saturday 1st March, 2014 in Paris.
On this occasion, journalists are kindly invited to the Press Conference that will take place Saturday 1st March, 2014 at 1.00pm, at the CNOSF – Comité National Olympique et Sportif Français.
For more information, please contact Anne Fuynel.
The IFSC is happy to announce the schedule for the 2014 Sport Climbing Season. We will kick off the season on April 26th – 27th at the IFSC Climbing World Cup in Chongqing with Bouldering and Speed Climbing.
Following the Christmas events on the climbing wall of Nouméa, the French Federation (FFME), in accordance with the local organizer and the IFSC, could postpone the dates of the IFSC Climbing World Youth Championships. The event will be considered for September upon decision of the Plenary Assembly.
It has been already 12 months since Ben, Shauna and John pushed the button to officially launch the charity Climbers Against Cancer. A huge success due of course to CAC founders but also to the entire climbing community.
The Magenta climbing wall in Nouméa, New Caledonia, which is supposed to host the IFSC Climbing World Youth Championship in Lead and Speed next August, was largely destroyed by a fire on Chrismas Eve, December 24th, 2013.
The Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) held the 2nd IFSC National Open Lead Climbing Competition on 24th and 25th December 2013 at the Himalaya Climbing & Training Centre in Balaju.
Keen to develop sport climbing around the world and promote an healthy lifestyle, the IFSC has just released a new brochure dedicated to cities willing to hosting a sport climbing event.
The Asian Youth Sport Climbing Championships took place on December 12th through 14th in Surabaya, Indonesia.
The IOC has announced that Sport Climbing will be showcased at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China (16-28 August).