In this Olympic year, the BMC is pleased to present the National competition schedule for 2020.
Please note each competition has a specified closing date and time. Entries need to be made online via the BMC website and we do not accept late or on-the-day entries.
Anyone wishing to compete in these competitions must be members of the BMC. Details regarding membership can be found here.
National climbing competitions:
Youth Climbing Series
Click here for information on regional rounds.
Welsh Bouldering Championships
1 February at The Climbing Hangar, Swansea
Registration closes at 5pm on Monday 27 January
Youth Open Lead
22 February at Awesome Walls, Sheffield
Registration closes at 5pm on Monday 17 February
British Paraclimbing Championships
23 February - Awesome Walls, Sheffield
Registration closes at 5pm on Monday 17 February (Registration open!)
6 June - Westway, London
Registration closes at 5pm on Monday 1 June (Registration not yet open)
20 September- Rock UK Summit Centre, South Wales
Registration closes at 5pm on Monday 14 September (Registration not yet open)
Junior British Bouldering Championships
4 April at Depot Climbing Centre, Manchester
Registration closes at 5pm on Monday 30 March
Youth Climbing Series Grand Final
25-26 April in Sheffield.
Via invitation only.
La Sportiva BMC British Bouldering Championships
11-12 July at Cliffhanger Festival in Sheffield.
Registration closes at 5pm on Monday 6 July.
Youth Open Bouldering
5 September at Highball, Norwich
Registration closes at 5pm on Friday 28 August.
Welsh Climbing Championships
Registration closes at 5pm on Monday 14 September
British Lead Climbing Championships
3-4 October at Westway, London.
Registration closes at 5pm on Monday 28 September
British Speed Climbing Championships
Dates and venue TBC
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Irish Lead Climbing Championship 2020
Awesome Walls Dublin, 17-18 October 2020
Irish Bouldering Championship 2020
Gravity Climbing Centre, Dublin, 14-15 November 2020
Competition dates for Scottish Competitions can be found here
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