Planning on competing? You will need to fill in aWaiver
We will need a large number of volunteers to run this event over the 2 days and would love you to sign up as soon as possible. Training will be provided for Lead and Judging roles in both Altona and Blackburn. More Details to come shortly, keep an eye on social media.
SCA website, download the info pack for more details. HERE
Urban Climb Blackburn are holding some Lead Sister sessions and a Learn to Lead session in Feb if you are keen to learn and have a go!
“To help build confidence for women* who are interested in competing in the event we’ll be running two lead climbing specific Sister Sessions in Blackburn during February. Come along and meet some lovely climbing buddies, build some lead confidence and get psyched for state leads!
Feb 1st | 6.30pm | Star (She/Her) & Rachel L. (She/Her)
Feb 8th | 6:30pm | Alex S. (She/Her) & Pat M (She/Her) (all attendees must have a valid UC lead pass prior to the session)
*Our definition of women includes not only cis women but also trans women, femme/feminine-identifying genderqueer and non-binary folks. Don’t be shy!”
Vertical Life Film Tour 3 (VLFT3) is screening at the Astor Theatre on 10 November, 7:30pm!
Vertical Life Film Tour (VLFT3) is in its third year and again brings the best of Australian vertical adventures to the globe while showcasing the best of the globe back home in Australia. From untold stories, unsung heroes, and the faces we’ve come to know and love in climbing – the Vertical Life Film Tour has something for everyone.
Use the promo code VLFT3 to get $5 discount! Get in early! Get your tickets now!
We’re hiring! ACV have a lot of exciting projects in the works, and we are looking for a passionate individual to help us make them happen. The All Abilities Project Officer (AAPO) is a part time role (0.2 FTE, about 8-10 hours a week), created specifically for persons with a disability. The role will act as a support to the committee members, and under the guidance of our team the AAPO will assist with:
- Coordinating quarterly ‘Come and Try’ days, to be hosted across different climbing facilities in Melbourne
– Implementing a regular calendar of ‘Social Mondays’: low pressure social climbs at different climbing facilities around Melbourne
– Facilitation of the ‘Gym Engagement’ project through the development of training guides for facilities to help advise on how to create adaptive climbing friendly spaces
– Helping to create engagement resources, disability awareness and programming training materials
– Creating content (video/social/written) to support event promotion, project delivery and engagement
Dear Victorian Youth Climbers, With 2022 Climbing Youth Nationals having been announced for June Sport Climbing Victoria will need to conduct a special selection process this year. The details of the selection process will be published shortly following the publishing of the SCA event infopack where state quota numbers will be released. The SCV selection process will follow the following principles and sequential process: 1. Consider first the Victorian athletes who achieved a podium position at the 2019 Climbing Youth Nationals and their current youth category. These athletes will be offered a position in their current youth category for the discipline in which that podium position was achieved. 2. Following quota offerings athletes based on 2019 youth national performance selection for each discipline will consider: ● Lead: results from a selection event to be held in May 2022 (details to be announced very shortly) ● Bouldering: results from Victorian Bouldering Titles 2021 with consideration of youth category changes UPDATE Applications must be in by Sunday 8th May. ● Speed: video submission of a speed run. Sport Climbing Victoria are asking for applications by athletes hoping to compete in the discipline of Speed at the Youth National Championships. Please reply with this information by April 30th at the latest.
UPDATE : We are opening up the speed video and applications again until the 8th of May.
Speed: video submission of a speed run need to be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please include Date of & Time of run
Last Competition Speed placing if known & current Youth Category Gravity Worx have set a run for Youth C & D. Bayside Rock have set a run for Youth C & D. Please use either of these runs for your application.
Keep an eye on your Sport Climbing Australia membership registered email account to see if you have received an invite to the Australian Youth Nationals depending on the selection criteria. Maximum of three quota spots to be offered for each category and discipline at this stage. 3. Special considerations – athletes who do not qualify for a desired quota position via one of the above methods may express interest to compete through a written submission process. The selection committee will consider: ● Medical/health reasons for not participating in qualifying events ● Prior competition performance ● Climbing experience and participation in a youth squad Maximum of two quota spots to be offered for each category and discipline through special consideration 4. Any remaining quota spots not yet filled after special considerations will be offered to the athletes next ranked at the step 2 in the above process