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The Irish Schools Climbing Competition

The Irish Schools Climbing Competition 2022

With a growing number of schools regularly participating in indoor climbing activities and with the recent inclusion of indoor climbing in the Olympics – The Great Outdoors and Awesome Walls have come together to run a national climbing event for youth climbers.
In 2020 Awesome Walls Dublin welcomed over 100 schools from all over Ireland and Northern Ireland and 100’s of pupils to the 3rd ever National Schools Climbing Competition – this year we’re ready to receive even more competitors to this Awesome event!
With a format that encourages participation and teamwork – this event is ideal for both complete beginners looking to try something adventurous and for experienced youth climbers hoping to secure the National Title for their school!
This year’s format allows schools a chance to select a convenient date and time to suit their availability within a three-week window beginning Tuesday 3rd May and finishing on Friday 20th May.
Event Categories:
Primary – Junior & Senior Infants
Primary – 1st & 2nd Class
Primary – 3rd & 4th Class
Primary – 5th & 6th Class
Secondary – Junior Cert
Secondary – TY & Leaving Cert
The Main Team event is accompanied by an individual competitor ranking allowing smaller groups or individuals keen to compete, a chance to represent their school.
To compete in the Team event Schools should enter teams consisting of 4 climbers
  • Each team must consist of participants intending to compete in the same event category
  • Teams can be single or mixed gender
  • Schools can field as many teams or individuals as they wish
  • The competition will consist of a number of roped climbing and speed climbing challenges
  • Advanced registration is essential
  • Session run from 10am – 12pm or 12.30pm – 2.30pm Wednesday to Friday. 
  • The entry fee is €25 per climber and included competitor T-Shirts!
The winning school and team members will win a school tour for their entire class along with prizes provided by The Great Outdoors and Awesome Walls.
Spot prizes and a great atmosphere are guaranteed!
Good Luck!


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