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ACT Tree Climbing Championships ended on Thursday  4 April 2019.

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Saturday 4 May, 8.30 am – 5.00 pm — Eucalypt Lawn

Witness a tree climbing competition consisting of six events including work climb, open ascent, speed climb, throwline, aerial rescue and masters.

A great spectator sport for the whole family!

Presented by the Australian Capital Tree Community (ACTC).

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 multiple 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.


Saturday 4 May, 8.30 am – 5.00 pm


Eucalypt Lawn