Sport Climbing Australia

 Lead - Bouldering - Speed


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Becoming a member of Sport Climbing Australia gives you access to many services. It is also the best way to support the sport you love and contribute to climbing becoming always better.

All memberships are delivered by Sport Climbing Australia, the Australian national body. By selecting a membership, you’ll automatically become a member of Sport Climbing Australia as well as a member of the branch of the SCA in your state of residence.

Membership Benefits:
  • Access to all SCA activities organised in your state of residence by your state committee
  • Participate in State and National (national membership required) SCA sanctioned competitions
  • Participate in International competitions sanctioned by the IFSC (International Licence Application required)
  • Vote in official SCA processes

You will support:
  • The actions of your state committee (regional events, state team, seminars...)
  • Development of the sport at a state, national and international level
  • Australian Youth and Adult teams that represent our country at international events
  • Growth of indoor competition and other climbing events within Australia
  • The development of standards and certification for better instructions and a higher standard of safety

What are the membership fees used for:
  • Contribution to state committees (50% of state membership)
  • IFSC Annual Fee
  • Professional Indemnity Insurance
  • Public Liability Insurance
  • Bank and Government fees
  • Website Support fees
  • Contributions to Australian Team members
  • SCA Promotion
  • Drug Testing
  • Other projects

Types of membership

National Member:  National Membership includes the state membership: allows participation in all SCA events around Australia. National membership is necessary to participate in National, Continental and International SCA and IFSC events and to participate in National training camps. National members have full voting rights if aged over 15.

State Member: Gives you access to State and Regional events conducted by the SCA State body in the state of your selected membership. State members have full voting rights if aged over 15.

Technical Member:  Allows you to be an official at competitions. Available to members of the community wishing to support Sport Climbing Australia and the state branch in your state. Technical members have full voting rights if aged over 15.

Climbing Facility: HEAD here!

Each membership account needs to be set up with a different email as it will be your login. For parents who are members and want their children to also become members, if their children do NOT have their own email address you have the following options:

- use another email

- create a new email (you can forward all emails to your usual email address if you do not wish to use the new one on a regular basis)

- use email aliases -> as an example in google mail:

  • Parent email address (for John Smith) :
  • Child email address to use when joining (for Jane Smith):
  • gmail will automatically send all emails to

PO Box 341W Ballarat West 3350


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