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Michigan Tree Climbing Championship


Email Annie Kruise to be added to a waitlist based on cancellations.


Members need to log into the website and then register for the event to enroll. 
If you are an out-of-state competitor this requirement is waived.

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 (male/female): competition shirt, ITCC rule book, snacks and dinner on Friday, September 16, breakfast, lunch and snacks on Saturday, Sept 17. Optional extra meals for family members are 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 17 at the event!

Out of State Competitors may register after June 30, 2022.
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Registration is Free and includes: volunteer shirt, dinner on Friday for those volunteering on Friday, September 16, breakfast, lunch and snacks on Saturday, September 17 - event day. In addition, those volunteers qualified to set up the event on Friday, September 16 will receive breakfast and lunch as well. We will notify you of your position.
SCHEDULE 2022 Friday, September 16 Belle Isle Park, Detroit

12:00pm - Registration opens for Friday Volunteers (must arrive by 1:00pm)
12:30*-4:30pm - Climber Registration/Gear Inspection for All Events
*all competitors must arrive by 1:00pm
1:30-2:15pm - First timer Meeting (mandatory for first time competitors)
2:00-4:30pm - Belayed Speed Climb Event

4:30-5:30pm - Climber Walk thru (mandatory)
6:30-8:00pm - Climber and Volunteer Dinner at Belle Isle Park

Saturday, September 17 @ 
Belle Isle Park, Detroit

6:45am - Competitors/Volunteers arrive/Breakfast
7:10am - Announcements

7:30am - Event Begins

5:00pm - Event Ends
6:30pm - Dinner & Preliminary Event Awards Ceremony at Firebird Tavern, downtown Detroit (optional)

Sunday, September 18 - Master's Challenge @ 
Belle Isle Park, Detroit
8:00am - Volunteers Report to park
8:15am - MC Competitors report to park with gear
9:00am - Masters Challenge Begins
12:00pm - Awards

LOCATION & MAP Belle Isle Park - 99 Pleasure Dr., Detroit, MI
MTCC 2022 Map - parking and event location

Rich with history and natural beauty, Belle Isle Park is a Detroit gem and a Michigan state park. The 987-acre island park features the Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory, the Belle Isle Aquarium, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, giant slide, athletic fields, picnic areas, tennis courts, Belle Isle Nature Zoo, the James Scott Memorial Fountain and more attractions popular with all ages and interests. The park includes three lakes, 150 acres of wooded area and spectacular views of the Detroit and Windsor skyline. Rentals available for: Watercraft, Bike, Snow Sports. Food and ice sales available. Recreation Passport Required for entry.

RECREATION PASSPORT All Competitors and Volunteers must have a Recreation Passport to enter Belle Isle Park. For just $12 (or $6 for motorcycles), Michigan residents get year-round access to state parks and recreation areas, state forest campgrounds, state trailhead parking and state boat launches. To purchase a Recreation Passport, check "YES" at the time of license plate registration renewal through the Secretary of State or buy one at the park contact station.

Hollywood Casino @ Greektown
1200 St. Antoine, Detroit, MI 48226
Phone: (313) 223-2999
Rate: $139.99 + taxes (Single/Double for King or Double beds)

  1. Call the hotel directly at 877-424-5554 and reference the ISA2022
  2. Register online at;isa2022;;?

Reserve your room by August 22, 2022 to receive the discounted rate.
Parking is free.
Check-in: 4:00pm, Check-out: 11:00am
Hotel will accommodate any early arrivals/late departures on a space available basis.

 CEUs Three (3) ISA CEU’s are available to climbers & judges who sign the ISA CEU form at the event.

Refund requests for event registration fees must be submitted in writing via email or mail before August 8 to receive a refund. A $50.00 administration fee will be assessed for all cancellations.

If you have to cancel your registration after August 8, 2022, your fee will be refunded minus the $50 admin fee ONLY IF another climber on the waitlist can take your position. No fees will be deferred to next years 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.
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Friday, September 16, 2022 to Sunday, September 18, 2022
Belle Isle Park
99 Pleasure Drive
Detroit, MI  48207
Additional Info:
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
Out of State Competitor
Family Member Dinner Ticket-Friday, September 16
Child Dinner Tix-Friday, Sept 16
Extra MTCC Lunch-Saturday, September 17