About the IFSC

The IFSC was created on January 27th 2007 and is a continuation of the International Council for Competition Climbing which was created in 1997. 


The IFSC is recognised by the IOC and IPC, is member of ARISF, SportAccord, IWGA and ASOIF.

The IFSC is a non-governmental international association with a non-profit-making purpose of international interest. 

The principal purposes of the IFSC are the direction, regulation, promotion, development and furtherance of climbing competitions on a worldwide basis.

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