3ATC College Competitions

If you’re interested in taking part in one of our Tree Climbing Competitions, then give us your details!


The Arboricultural Association brings its annual College Climbing Competitions to Sparsholt College and Askham Bryan College this spring.

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3ATC Northern College Climbing Competition - 1st May 2019 at Askham Bryan College

Booking online for the competitions is now open. If you have any queries or questions please contact events@trees.org.uk.

Students with less than one year of practical climbing experience will all climb on either Prusik or Blakes hitch systems.

Students with more than one years practical climbing experience may climb on any AA approved climbing systems.

If you wish to book manually

Please ensure you download the PDF before filling out. Once completed, save it and send it to events@trees.org.uk.

Each college is encouraged bring two teams however they can just enter one team in the relevant group. There are prizes for the winning teams as well as their representing college in each year one and two category.

Find out more about the 3ATC UK Open and the UK International Tree Climbing Competition

Booking is now available online but if you wish to register interest in any of the other climbing competitons please email: events@trees.org.uk or fill out the form opposite.