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Australian Tree Climbing Championships™

Tree Climbing Championship

Professional tree climbing competitions are held around the world to provide a platform for arborists to learn about the latest in climbing techniques and innovations in equipment. They showcase the highest level of professional skills and safety, providing a competitive learning environment for those working in the industry.

The competitions simulate working conditions of arborists in the field. Male and female competitors perform five different events during preliminary rounds. Each event tests a competitor’s ability to professionally, and safely manoeuver in a tree while performing work-related tree-care tasks in a timely manner.

Competitive tree climbing also introduces the public to the skills professional tree climbing arborists must use for safe, professional tree work.

2018 Australian Tree Climbing ChampionshipTM

The 2018 ATCC was another great success.  The tech team completed the set up in Hobart's St David's Park in record time and the event attracted crowds of spectators.

Huge thanks to all of the volunteers and sponsors who make this event possible and good luck to our climbers representing Australia in the 2018 ITCC.

Check out the 2018 ATCC winners here

We're looking forward to seeing everyone at our 2019 event in Alice Springs.

The 2016 Australian Tree Climbing ChampionshipsTM aired on Tuesday 9 June 2015 on “the Project” Channel 10  and on Adelaide ABC - view the footage via the links below

 The Project

 ABC Adelaide


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