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Scottish Schools Climbing Competition
The Scottish Schools Climbing Competition (SSCC) sarted in the academic year 2009 – 2010. School pupils from around Scotland can compete in this national competition, at their local climbing wall, supported by the Mountaineering Council for Scotland
The competition is designed to allow participants of all abilities to be able to take part in the first round, which comprises of Bottom Rope and Lead Rope climbing split into male and female categories in 5 different age groups. Competitors must compete on behalf of their school. This can be done either as part of an instructed session (organised by the school), or as an individual (possibly with a parent or guardian) at their chosen wall.
Age groups this year:
P4-5 This year as a trial we will open the qualifiers up to P4-5s. They will not be invited to the finals, but final results will be taken from qualifier scores. Bottom rope only.
P6-7: We found this category was massively popular in last years trial, so have extended back to the P4-5. They will not be invited to the finals, but final results will be taken from qualifier scores. Bottom rope only.
S1-2: Bottom Roped or Lead Climbing
S3-4: Bottom Roped or Lead Climbing
S5-6: Bottom Roped or Lead Climbing
Entry to the competition is free, however normal climbing centre entry and instructor fee’s are applicable.
The SSCC is run now by the Mountaineering Council Of Scotland supported by St Aloysius College, Glasgow. This year it is sponsored by Entreprise Climbing Walls
Qualifiers will run from the 10th September 2016 until the 30th October. Score sheets must be logged online by the qualifier closing date so that invites can be sent out for the finals, taking place on the 19th November 2016.
Foe more info, or to register your scores online (essential this year) visit the ClimbScotland page here: