USA Climbing Collegiate provides access for undergraduate or graduate students that are currently enrolled at a college or university to compete in Bouldering, Lead and Speed climbing.
-use the map below to identify your Collegiate Division and access events-
USA Climbing’s Collegiate Series is composed of 7 Divisions.
Refer to the USA Climbing Rulebook for rules related to Division assignment and event participation.
Be sure to check out each of the Divisions pages by clicking on them from this list.
The Collegiate West Coast Division covers California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, and Hawaii.
The Collegiate Rocky Mountain Division covers Arizona, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming.
The Collegiate Heartland Division covers Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin.
The Collegiate South Central Division covers Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas.
The Collegiate Southeast Division covers Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.
The Collegiate Mid-Atlantic Division covers Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia.
The Collegiate Northeast Division covers Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont.
For information on Qualification Events, visit your division’s page by using the links in the division map above.
Collegiate Qualification Event (QE) Guide
All QE participants will be eligible in both boulder and lead disciplines at a CNQE.
Collegiate Nationals Qualification Event (CNQE) Guide
Alta Climbing & Fitness | Gilbert, AZ
Alta Boulders & Fitness | Chandler, AZ
For additional information, visit National Championships section in the 23-24 Collegiate Competitor Guide.
All Collegiate Competitors must provide Proof of Enrollment. The document must include: First Name, Last Name, College/University and Academic Term/Year.
Any of the following documents are accepted (view samples):
Submission of Proof of EnrollmentProof of enrollment is uploaded in the Documents tab of your USA Climbing Account.
USA Climbing is offering two scholarship opportunities to our Collegiate Members:
USA Climbing will be awarding $3,000 in scholarships: first place $1,000 and second place $500 for each scholarship.
Collegiate competitors can compete in QEs in any collegiate division.
Proof of enrollment is uploaded in the Documents tab of your USA Climbing Account.
For instructions, visit What can be used for Proof of Enrollment?
View sample documents on Collegiate Proof of Enrollment Examples
No, a competitor must have a Collegiate Membership in order to be able to compete at Collegiate Nationals. If a competitor wants to be eligible for Collegiate Nationals, they must upgrade their Collegiate Recreational Membership to a Collegiate Membership prior to Nationals Qualification Event.
The Collegiate Recreational membership allows participation at Qualification Events only. A competitor must upgrade to the Collegiate membership prior to Nationals Qualification Event.