Climbing Wall - NW Collegiate Climbing Competition


Each winter, the Student Recreation Center hosts an exciting climbing event called the Northwest Collegiate Climbing Competition.

Series Background

Western Washington University is pleased to announce the seventh annual Veni. Vidi. Ascendi., part of the Northwest Collegiate Climbing Competition (NC3). This series of competitions is designed to foster community involvement and bring attention to the increasingly popular sport of climbing.

WWU first participated in the series in 2008, and each year the event held at our Student Recreation Center climbing wall is one of the largest competitions of the entire series!  In 2015, WWU will host the second event of the series on Saturday, February 7.

This series allows participants to experience a high level of competitive sport and foster growth within the climbing community.

For up to date information, including a listing of all NC3 series events, visit the NC3 Blog and become a fan of the NC3 Facebook Page!


2014 NC3 Competition Details

The 2014 Veni. Vidi. Ascendi. event took place on Saturday, February 1 at WWU's Student Recreation Center. Watch video highlights from the competition by clicking here.

Click here for complete 2014 VVA event results.


2013 NC3 Competition Results

The NC3 competition was held at WWU on Saturday, February 2.  The competition featured four skill levels: Beginner (V0-1), Intermediate (V2-3), Advanced (V4-5), and Open (V6+).  Click here for complete results.


2012 Competition Results

The NC3 competition was held at the climbing wall at the Wade King Student Recreation Center on Saturday, February 11, 2012. Click here to view scores from the 2012 event at WWU as well as scores from other series competitions.


2011 Competition Results

The 2011 NC3 competition took place at WWU on January 22. Click here to view the event's complete results.

Watch a video of highlights from the 2011 competition:



2010 Competition Results

On February 6, 2010 the Student Recreation Center climbing wall hosted the third annual Veni. Vidi. Ascendi. climbing competition, which was the second installment of the 2010 Northwest Collegiate Climbing Competition Series climbing competition.

Click here to view the final competition standings from 2010.

Watch highlights of the 2010 NC3 event at the Student Recreation Center:

Photographer Rhys Samuel Logan took photos of the event and they may be viewed by clicking here.

Page Updated 11.06.2014