Saturday 16th March saw the 14th Annual IFSC Plenary take place at the Shinagawa Prince Hotel in Tokyo, Japan, the Host City of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.
The IFSC Season kicks off on 5th April in Meiringen, Switzerland, with the first Bouldering World Cup of 2019.
As per the IFSC Rules 2019, the registration deadline for teams (Athletes and Team Officials) is 15 days before the first day of the event.
The team registration deadline for the IFSC World Cup Meiringen is 20th March 2019 at 23:59 CET.
The IFSC is pleased to welcome Federico Ferro as Venue Delegate. Working alongside the IFSC Marketing & Communications and Sport Departments and collaborating with Event Organisers and Technical Delegates, Federico will attend each event in the IFSC calendar to improve the conditions for Broadcasters, Sponsors and Spectators.
Following a busy week and a historic Plenary Assembly in Tokyo, Japan, the IFSC Board and Staff came together for a final morning of meetings on Sunday, allowing for an in depth debrief of the week. The meeting, which focused on the decisions made at the Plenary Assembly on Saturday, was also a chance for the Executive Board to set a clear roadmap for the months ahead.
The 14th annual IFSC Plenary Assembly took place this week in Tokyo, Japan, and the agenda consisted of updates on Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, gender equality, Paraclimbing development and more.
After the opening cocktail evening at the Shinagawa Prince Hotel in Tokyo, Japan on Wednesday evening, Thursday saw IFSC Member Federations, Board and Staff members continue the week’s events with a full day of meetings and workshops.
Representatives from IFSC Member Federations including Australia (SCA), Germany (DAV), Great Britain (BMC), Nepal (NMA), and host nation Japan (JMSCA) to name a few, as well as IFSC staff and Board members arrived at the Shinagawa Prince Hotel in Tokyo today to kick off the events leading up to the 14th Annual Plenary Assembly this Saturday.
Ahead of the 14th Annual IFSC Plenary Assembly this Saturday, delegates are invited to visit the Accreditation Desk on floor 2F of the Shinagawa Prince Hotel Main Tower from 2pm Japanese Standard time today, 13th March.
The Tokyo 2020 Organising committee celebrated 500 days until the opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics on March 12, 2019 by releasing both the pictograms of the sports in the program and details about the torch run to be held before the event.
On February 28th, IFSC President Marco Maria Scolaris attended the opening ceremony of the new Bouldering area of “Pôle France Escalade” at Brunerie (Tremplin Sport Formation) in Voiron, France.
Sport is one of the most powerful platforms for promoting gender equality and empowering women and girls.
The Annual IFSC Officials Seminar took place on 16-17th February in Turin, Italy, home to the IFSC Headquarters. IFSC Officials including Technical Delegates, Jury Presidents, Judges and Routesetters joined IFSC President Marco Maria Scolaris, along with members of the IFSC Executive Board and Staff, to make final preparations ahead of the upcoming 2019 season which will start in Meiringen, Switzerland on 5th April.