Southern Chapter Tree Climbing Championship
March 24-25, 2018
Contestants compete in five preliminary events to qualify as one of the top contestants who earn the right to move on to the championship round. The preliminary events include Open Ascent/Secured Footlock Climb, Belayed Speed Climb, Aerial Rescue, Work Climb, and Throw Line. The top contestants who have accumulated the highest combined point total for the five preliminary events move on to the Master's Challenge. Contestants in this round start fresh on equal ground and compete for the championship. Contestants in the Master's Challenge perform an ISA Traditional Work Climb with the winner receiving prizes and an opportunity to represent the Chapter at the ITCC at Franklin Park in Columbus, OH, August 3-5, 2018.
Friday, March 23, 2018
2:00 – 4:00 PM Mandatory – Contestant roll call, gear check and event walk thru with Judges at Overton Park
4:00 – 5:00 PM Mandatory – Meeting for Judges and Officials at the Sheraton Memphis Downtown
5:00 – 6:00 PM Mandatory – Meeting for Judges, Officials, and Contestants at the Sheraton Memphis Downtown
Saturday, March 24, 2018
7:00 AM Final briefing & roll call, light breakfast provided
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM ISA Southern Chapter Tree Climbing Championship
Sunday, March 25, 2018
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM ISA Southern Chapter Tree Climbing Championship Masters Challenge
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Masters Challenge Awards Presentation at the Presidents' Reception, Memphis Cook Convention Center
Deadline: Friday, March 2, 2018 (Entry forms must be postmarked no later than 03/02/2018.)
- Registration will be limited to 50 Contestants between both the Men & Women’s Divisions, with 5 of these spots reserved for international competitors.
- Up to the pre-registration deadline (03/02/18), applications will be accepted only from climbers who live and work in the Southern Chapter’s geographic area – except for the 5 reserved spots for international climbers.
- Up to the pre-registration deadline (03/02/18) only one contestant will be accepted from any given company, per state.
- After the pre-registration deadline, applications will be accepted from multiple contestants within any given company, per state and from climbers outside the Southern Chapter’s geographic area. They will be accepted in the order in which they are received and paid. (NOTE: Only climbers who live and work within the Southern Chapter’s geographic area are eligible for prizes, including the opportunity to represent the Chapter at the ITCC at Franklin Park in Columbus, OH, August 3-5, 2018.)
Rules and full schedule of events will be handed out
at Mandatory Meeting on March 23.
If you have any questions, please contact:
Scott Winningham, Chair
(931) 261-1967 Cell