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Michigan Tree Climbing Championship




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 17, breakfast, lunch and snacks on Saturday, Sept 18. 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 18 at the event!
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Registration is Free and includes: volunteer shirt, dinner on Friday for those volunteering on Friday, September 17, breakfast, lunch and snacks on Saturday, September 18 - event day. In addition, those volunteers qualified to set up the event on Friday, September 17 will receive breakfast and lunch as well. We will notify you of your position.
SCHEDULE 2021 Friday, September 17 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 (Amnesia Room @ Motor City Casino Resort)

Saturday, September 18 @ 
Belle Isle Park, Detroit

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

7:30am - Event Begins

4:00pm - Preliminary Event Awards Ceremony
6:45pm - Bus leaves Motor City Casino Hotel for dinner at Singing Tree (optional)
7:30pm - Dinner at Singing Tree (optional)

Sunday, September 19 - 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
The event is located across from the Rowing Club just west of Shelter #5. Click here for a map with 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.
 LODGING Motor City Casino
2901 Grand River Ave, Detroit, MI 48201

Room Rate: $139+taxess
Cutoff date for reduced rate: August 31, 2021
Hotel Guest Receives: complimentary parking, Starbucks coffee and bottled waters in guest room, 10% off Spa services and products at the Lacquer Gift Shop and complimentary wifi.

There are 3 ways to make their reservations:

  1. Call our hotel directly at (313) 237-7711 and reference the Michigan Tree Climbing Championship group

  2. Follow this link:

  3. Go to our website, and use the code 091521ISAM
 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, 2021, your fee will only be refunded minus the $50 admin fee ONLY IF  another climber on the waitlist can take your position; otherwise your fee will be deferred to the 2022 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.
HAVING FUN IN DETROIT  Check out all the things to do in Detroit, Michigan!

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Friday, September 17, 2021 to Sunday, September 19, 2021
Belle Isle Park
99 Pleasure Drive
Detroit, MI  48207

(313) 821-9844
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 17
Child Dinner Tix-Friday, Sept 17
Extra MTCC Lunch-Saturday, September 18