With the Olympics on our doorsteps and the incredible exposure the Games will give our sport, we cannot ignore the growth of our followers.
The IFSC is looking for an experienced Event Sponsor and Media Officer to guide the management of sponsor and media relations surrounding IFSC events in 2018.
The schedule of the 2018 IFSC Climbing and Paraclimbing World Championships was confirmed this week. The signature event will take place September 6-16 in Innsbruck, Austria, the longest IFSC World Championships ever.
The IFSC has extended the application period for a skilled Bookkeeper to support the Administration Department in the daily bookkeeping tasks.
It is with great grief that we announce the passing today of IFSC Honorary Member Sang-tae Cho (KOR). Sang-tae, born in 1926, was a fundamental actor in sport climbing who served as the former president of the Asian Council and the first Asian International Judge.
On January 17th, the IFSC Executive Board met to discuss ongoing developments in the IFSC.
Involving hundreds of students in primary schools throughout Buenos Aires in the design process, the pictograms for sport climbing and all sports at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 were unveiled today.
The IFSC released the list of athletes who are subject to out-competition testing for the 2018 season.
President Marco Scolaris attended the meeting of the Executive Board Members of IFSC Europe held in Innsbruck the 8th and 9th of January.
The IFSC and the Austrian Climbing Federation (Kletterverband Österreich) are pleased to announce the 13th IFSC Plenary Assembly, taking place in Innsbruck, Austria, on March 17th, 2018.
Sport Director Jerome Meyer travelled to Buenos Aires this autumn, continuing work in the run-up to the Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games in 2018.
IFSC Sport Director Jerome Meyer, Sport Climbing manager for Tokyo 2020 Kobinata Toru, and IFSC Technical Delegate Christophe Billion met with the Olympic Result and Information Services in Lausanne this November.
President Marco Scolaris and Sport Director Jerome Meyer travelled to Tokyo in November for a meeting with the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee. The meeting was held to continue work on Sport Climbing’s first appearance in the Olympic Program in 2020.
The Sport Department Management Committee came together at the beginning of December to review and provide consultation on the development of the Sport. Participation was high with almost full attendance, and Vice-President for Sport and Events Kobinata Toru, providing rich insight through his role in supporting the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, led focused and fruitful discussions.
The regular, monthly Board teleconference was held on December 13th. Joining the President Maco Scolaris and staff in the Turin head office were Secretary General Debra Gawrych, Vice President Treasurer and Finances Pierre-Henri Paillasson, and President of the IFSC European Council Wolfgang Wabel.