European Council

Competitions

The competitions included on the European calendar :

EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS
(Lead – Bouldering – Speed)

The next European Championships is planned to take place in Russia in October 2020. After that the European Championships will be held every two years. The last European Championships took place in 2019. The Lead and Speed competitions were held in Edinburgh (GBR) and the Bouldering took place in Zakopane (POL).

European Championships 2019 Overall Ranking

European Youth Championships
(Lead – Bouldering – Speed)

The European Youth Championships are held every year in all three disciplines. The next EYCH are scheduled to take place in October 2020 in Russia.

European Youth Championships 2019 Overall Results

European Cup
(Lead – Bouldering – Speed)

The European Cups (adults) started in 2013.

IFSC Europe is currently trying to push the organisation of such events. These are the main guidelines for organising European Cups:

  • The rules are similar to those for European Youth Cups (for further detail see the IFSC Europe Rules).
  • Prize money is not mandatory. If it is provided, the prize money shall be award to the top three climbers at a minimum.
  • The registration fee is an individual competitor fee divided in two: 15 euros paid to IFSC Europe (via invoice to the National Federation) and 15 euros maximum paid to the organiser (at the registration desk on site of the competition).
  • The calendar fee to be paid by the organiser is 500 euros per discipline.

European Youth Cup
(Lead – Bouldering – Speed)

The results of the 2019 European Youth Cup can be accessed via the following links.

The results of the 2018 European Youth Cup can be accessed via the following links.

Regional European competitions

  • Adults or Youth
  • These competitions are recognised 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, etc. 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.

Board

President

Wolfgang Wabel

Working at the Deutscher Alpenverein

Managing Director of Climbing and Mountain Sports

Continental Council representative on the IFSC Board, Strategy and Development of IFSC Europe/IFSC

Education: Master in Sport Management, PhD Sport Science

VICE PRESIDENT OF SPORT

Heiko Wilhelm

Working at Austria Climbing

CEO of the Austrian Climbing Federation

Continental Council Representative to the IFSC Sport Department

Education: Buisness Administration, Buisiness Education (University), Trainer

SECRETARY GENERAL

IFSC European Council Colin KnowlesColin Knowles

Former Board member of the BMC

Senior IT Support Manager, University of Bristol (retired)

Education: Degree in Physics, Post Graduate in Education

BOARD MEMBER

IFSC European Council Alain CarriereAlain Carrière

Working at the FFME

Continental Council Representative for the Development of National

Federations

BOARD MEMBER

IFSC European Council Evgeniy ChernyshevEvgeniy Chernyshev

Working at the Climbing Federation of Russia

Vice-President of the Climbing Federation of Russia, Event Commission Director

Education: Perm State University, The Academy of Public Administration

Event Applications

NATIONAL FEDERATIONS CAN CURRENTLY APPLY TO HOST THE FOLLOWING EVENTS:

  • European Youth Cups 2021 - 2023
  • European Youth Championships 2021 - 2023
  • European Championships 2022 & 2024
  • European Cups 2021 - 2023
  • Multi-years Events from 2021 onwards
  • Other European Competitions (e.g. Paraclimbing)

Deadlines for application:
The application process for IFSC Europe events is ongoing. Please use this Application Form to apply to host an event.

IFSC Europe Meetings

Rules

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