Provincial Results

The ACA standings have been updated with the results from Junior/A/B/C/D Provincials.  If you have any questions or note any issues with the results please email

An email will be sent to those who qualified for Nationals in the next couple of days.  Please check the email account associated with your ACA registration - keep an eye in your spam/junk folder in case it ends up there. 

Thanks to CCC- Rocky Mountain, the volunteers, judges, families, and all the athletes who made Bouldering Provincials a great event!

ACA Performance Committee is looking for coaches!!!

We are looking to staff the three upcoming provincial team bouldering clinics:

Open Clinic February 9th/10th at Bolder Climbing in Calgary, Youth A and Junior Clinic February 2nd at Blocs in Edmonton and Youth B and C clinic February 3rd at Blocs in Edmonton.

Selected coaches will be paid a day rate of $150 / day. If you are interested please email the performance chair, Regan Kennedy. Deadline Jan 7th 2019.

ACA Performance Committee - Come listen and provide input- December 2nd, 9am

The ACA performance committee is holding an informal meeting Dec 2nd, 9am at the Calgary Climbing Centre Rocky Mountain location. This meeting will review the results of the recent survey and open the floor to discussions around competition schedules, formats and performance clinics. All are welcome, but the conversation will focus on youth A, junior and open athletes. If you haven't had a chance to fill out the survey, please find the link on the ACA webpage (survey will close Nov 30th). Looking forward to seeing you there!

Watch the ACA website for survey results and a summary of the meeting.

Canmore - Thank you!

On behalf of my crew, I would like to thank the following that have made this bouldering  comp a great success.


The Town of Canmore - Elevation Place for hosting a very challenging but successful event.

Thank you Brian Spear & Sara Lilley for supporting my team in making this happen for our ACA Athletes!


Thank you Evgenii, Matt, Tadashi, Jan and Robyn for the outstanding route setting. Great feedback from the Athletes!


Thank you to the tireless volunteers and judges for supporting and caring for our athletes!

These kind of events wouldn’t even leave the ground if I wouldn’t have been able to count on you to step-in. The many parents & Youth Athletes for their time judging, working Iso, blowing the whistle, registration, scoring, escorting… Fantastic job!


Thank you to the coaches and parents for your patience, respect and understanding of how daunting an event like this can be to run smoothly.


Thank you to the support of my friends and members of the ACA so I could deliver, in total confidence, a timely event.


Thank you to Peter Kwan for his photography! Watch on the ACA page in the next week or so for the event pictures!


Thank you to Benoit Gosselin & Valerie Themens for seeking out the many wonderful prizes from the following sponsors:

Outdoor Research, LaSportiva, Petzl, Scarpa, Patagonia, DMM, Edelrid,  Flashed & Vertical



Thank you for my crew!

Cam Baty - Assistant JP

Craig Advice & Tim Ricci - Assistant JP & Judges

Mark Kozak - Technical Delegate & Judge

And Ann Vanier, for running Isolation!!


See you all on the road!

Thank you again for making this happen!


Sylvain Vanier

Jury President - Canmore Bouldering Comp