Irish Lead Climbing Championship


The Irish Lead Climbing Championship provides an International Federation of Sports Climbing (IFSC) format and style lead climbing competition for Irish climbers. The Irish Lead Climbing Championship is one of two national championships run by Mountaineering Ireland. 

The Irish Lead Climbing Championship takes place over two days, youth climbers on the Saturday and senior climbers on the Sunday. 

The Irish Lead Climbing Championship is an excellent competition for spectators to enjoy. Come along and see some top climbers in action.

Dates and venue

Date - Youth 20/10/2018
Date - Senior 21/10/2018
Venue Awesome Walls Dublin


Registration opens (registration closes at 11:30) 10:00
Qualification round 11:30
Isolation closes 14:00
Semi-Final round 14:30
Isolation closes 17:00
Final round 17:30
Results announced 19:30

The timings are the same for both days.

Timings are indicative and may change on the day of the competition.


  • The cut off for entries is 8:00 pm on Tuesday 16/10/2018.
  • All competitors must fill in a Climbing Competition Registration Form. The form is available at the competition registration desk and for download via the following link: Climbing Competition Registration Form.
  • To enter the Irish Lead Climbing Championship please use the Eventbrite online booking system via the portal below:


  Qualification Round Semi-Final Round Final Round
No. routes 2 1 1
Isolation No Yes Yes
Quota All competitors 6 3


Competition category Age
Senior Born - 2001 and before
Youth A Born - 2002 / 2003
Youth B Born - 2004 / 2005
Youth C Born - 2006 / 2007

Competition Categories are based on 2019 IFSC Age Categories.


For full competition rules click on the following link: Rules - 2018 Irish Lead Climbing Championship



2018 Irish Lead Climbing Championship - Youth

2018 Irish Lead Climbing Championship - Senior


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