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Michigan Tree Climbing Championship


Email Annie Kruise to be added to the waitlist. Learn more about the MTCC event

Members need to log into the website and then register for the event to enroll. 

After paying for your ISA Michigan membership, you will receive website login information which you can use to access the event registration page with the member rate.
Climber Competitors  
Single Registration includes: competition shirt, ITCC rule book, snacks and dinner on Friday, September 25, breakfast, lunch and snacks on Saturday, Sept 26. Optional extra meals for family members is available for purchase for both Friday dinner and Saturday meals.  

limber Competitor + Family option
This registration fee includes all the benefits of the Single Climber Competitor AND comes with 3 additional wristbands to get 3 family members into the Food tent for snacks, beverages and lunch on Saturday, September 26 at the event!


Friday, September 25 @ the Village at Grand Traverse Commons

12:30*-4:00pm - Climber Registration/Gear Inspection for All Events
*all competitors must arrive by 1:00pm
2:00-4:00pm - Belayed Speed Climb Event
4:00-5:30pm - Climber Walk thru (mandatory)
6:00-7:30pm - Climber and Volunteer Recognition Dinner @ M22 Farmhouse

Saturday, September 26 @ the Village at Grand Traverse Commons

6:45am -Competitors arrive/Breakfast

7:30am - Event Begins

3:30-6:00pm - Master's Challenge

6:15pm - Awards Ceremony

Event Refund/
Cancellation Policy

Refund requests for event registration fees must be submitted in writing via email or mail before August 21 to receive a refund. A $50.00 administration fee will be assessed for all cancellations.

If you have to cancel your registration after August 21, 2020, your fee will only be refunded minus the $50 fee only if another climber on the waitlist can take your position; otherwise your fee will be deferred to the 2021 event.

Event registration serves as a contract between the registrant and ISA Michigan. Payment for event registration is the responsibility of the registrant. The registrant agrees to these terms and the contract becomes active upon ISA Michigan receiving the completed registration via email or mail.
Register here!
Registration is Free and includes: volunteer shirt, dinner on Friday for those volunteering on Friday, September 25, breakfast, lunch and snacks on event day. In addition, those volunteers qualified to set up the event on Friday, September 25 will receive breakfast and lunch as well. We will notify you of your position.
ISA CEU’s are available to climbers & judges who sign the ISA CEU form at the event.

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For the most economical and available options, we suggest the following: - rental houses - rental apartments

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Traverse City hotels listed below. Please check hotel websites for amenities. Use GROUP CODE: ISA Michigan to receive the discounted rates. DO NOT WAIT! Traverse City hotels reaching max capacity.

Brio Beach Inn - 2 room left as of 9/3/2020
1465 US-31, Traverse City, MI 49686
(231) 946-6930
    $119 for 9/24/2020
    $169 for 9/25 and 9/26/2020

Sleep Inn
5520 US 31 North, Acme, MI 49610
(231) 938-7000
    $99 for 9/24/2020
    $169 for 9/25 and 9/26/2020

Friday, September 25, 2020 to Saturday, September 26, 2020
The Village at Grand Traverse Commons
700 Cottageview Drive
Traverse City, MI  49684

Climbing Competition
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Activities/Items    (Click the down-arrow to the left of the activity/item to view the details)
Female Climber Competitor
Male Climber Competitor
Climber Competitor With Family
Family Member Dinner Ticket-Friday, September 25
Child Dinner Tix-Friday, Sept 25
Extra MTCC Lunch-Saturday, September 26