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Participants in Sport Climbing are divided into age appropriate CATEGORIES. As per CEC’ Long Term Athlete Development Model, as well as the IFSC categories standards, here are the Canadian’s sport climbing categories:

  • Youth D: 10/11 years old – does NOT compete at Regional nor National Championships
  • Youth C: 12/13 years old – does NOT compete at National Championships
  • Youth B: 14/15 years old
  • Youth A: 16/17 years old
  • Junior: 18/19 years old
  • Senior: 16+ years old

 

For the 2021-2022 CEC Competition Season, eligibility is defined as the age of participant at December 31, 2022, following these years of birth:

  • Youth D: participants born in 2011 or 2012
  • Youth C: participants born in 2009 or 2010
  • Youth B: participants born in 2007 or 2008
  • Youth A: participants born in 2005 or 2006
  • Junior: participants born in 2003 or 2004
  • Senior: participants born in 2006 and before

 

For the 2021 North American Cup Series (NACS), eligibility is defined as the age of participant at December 31, 2021.

  • Senior: participants born in 2005 and before

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In honor of National Indigenous People Day, the CEC Inclusion and Diversity Committee invites you to add a Land Acknowledgement to your opening address of any events and programs. Check this template to help you create your meaningful script.

Link in bio / Lien en bio

En l'honneur de la Journée nationale des peuples autochtones, le Comité Inclusion et Diversité de CEC vous invite à ajouter une Reconnaissance du Territoire à vos discours d'ouverture de tous vos événements et programmes. Consultez ce modèle pour vous aider à créer votre script significatif.

In honor of National Indigenous People Day, the CEC Inclusion and Diversity Committee invites you to add a Land Acknowledgement to your opening address of any events and programs. Check this template to help you create your meaningful script.

Link in bio / Lien en bio

En l'honneur de la Journée nationale des peuples autochtones, le Comité Inclusion et Diversité de CEC vous invite à ajouter une Reconnaissance du Territoire à vos discours d'ouverture de tous vos événements et programmes. Consultez ce modèle pour vous aider à créer votre script significatif.
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CEC has launched this week its first Para-Climbing Committee. The committee will work to establish a para-climbing program in Canada.

Curious about Para-Climbing? Education resources has been put together by the committee, and more is to follow. 
https://www.climbingcanada.ca/paraclimbing-program/

In the meantime, check out the @usaclimbing Para-Climbing Nationals this weekend! There will be livestream on Sunday.

One of the participants, Connor Gearey, is a dual USA/CAN citizen. Read about Connor on this bio by @dadley_can and cheer on Connor on Sunday!
https://www.climbingcanada.ca/connors-road-to-nationals/

CEC has launched this week its first Para-Climbing Committee. The committee will work to establish a para-climbing program in Canada.

Curious about Para-Climbing? Education resources has been put together by the committee, and more is to follow.
https://www.climbingcanada.ca/paraclimbing-program/

In the meantime, check out the @usaclimbing Para-Climbing Nationals this weekend! There will be livestream on Sunday.

One of the participants, Connor Gearey, is a dual USA/CAN citizen. Read about Connor on this bio by @dadley_can and cheer on Connor on Sunday!
https://www.climbingcanada.ca/connors-road-to-nationals/
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