About the IFSC

The IFSC was created on January 27th 2007 and is a continuation of the International Council for Competition Climbing which was created in 1997. 


The IFSC is recognised by the IOC, is member of ARISF, SportAccord and IWGA 

The IFSC is a non-governmental international association with a non-profit-making purpose of international interest. 

The principal purposes of the IFSC are the direction, regulation, promotion, development and furtherance of climbing competitions on a worldwide basis.

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