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Michigan Tree Climbing Championship

Registration is closed for CLIMBERS. We are sold out at 40!
Add yourself to the wait list by emailing You will be informed of any cancelations by August 31.
Learn more about the MTCC event here.
Climber Competitors  
Registration includes: competition shirt, ITCC rule book, dinner on Friday, September 14, breakfast, lunch and snacks on event day. Optional extra meals for family members is available for purchase for both Friday dinner and Saturday meals.  

New this year: Climber 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 15 at the event!

Only ASM Members may advance to the Master's Challenge event for a chance to represent the Michigan Chapter at ITCC.

FINAL SCHEDULE (updated 9/8/2018)

Friday, September 14

3:30-4:30pm - Climber Registration @ the Village at Grand Traverse Commons
4:30-5:30pm - Climber Walk thru @ the Village at Grand Traverse Commons

6:00-7:30pm - Climber and Volunteer Recognition Dinner @ Great Wolf Lodge

7:30- 9:30pm - Gear Inspection @ Great Wolf Lodge

Saturday, September 15 @ the Village at Grand Traverse Commons
6:30am - Final Gear Inspection (Mandatory)

7:30am - Event Begins

4:00-7:00pm - Master's Challenge

7:15pm - Awards Ceremony

Cancelation Policy for Climbers

A $50 fee will be charged to all canceled competitor registrations after August 1, 2018. 

If you have to cancel your registration after August 1, 2018, your fee will only be refunded if another climber on the waitlist can take your position; otherwise your fee will be deferred to the 2019 event .


Registration is Free and includes: volunteer shirt, dinner on Friday, September 14, breakfast, lunch and snacks on event day. In addition, those volunteers qualified to set up the event on Friday, September 14 will receive breakfast and lunch as well. We will notify you of your position

Register below and tell us what your volunteer position preference is. ASM will be holding a 2-hour educational workshop on how to be a judge on Friday, September 14. More details will be posted. ISA CEUs will be available.

ISA CEU’s are available to climbers & judges who sign the ISA CEU form at the event.

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Reservations must be made by August 12, 2018 to receive a reduced room rate of $109.00 per night, standard room, king, or double beds, plus a reduced resort fee of $12.95.

Mention Reservation #1809ARBOR to receive the special rate.


Great Wolf Lodge

3575 N. US 31 South

Traverse City, MI 49684


Friday, September 14, 2018 to Saturday, September 15, 2018
The Village at Grand Traverse Commons
700 Cottageview Drive
Traverse City, MI  49684

Climbing Competition
Registration is required
Payment In Advance Only
Activities/Items    (Click the down-arrow to the left of the activity/item to view the details)
Climber Competitor
Climber Competitor With Family
Family Member Dinner Ticket-Friday, September 14
Extra MTCC Lunch-Saturday, September 15