Climbing Wall - NW Collegiate Climbing Competition
Each winter, the Student Recreation Center hosts an exciting climbing event called the Northwest Collegiate Climbing Competition.
Western Washington University is pleased to announce Veni. Vidi. Ascendi., part of the sixth annual Northwest Collegiate Climbing Competition (NC3). The series of competitions are designed to foster community involvement in 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 2013, WWU hosted the second event of the series on Saturday, February 2.
This series allows participants to experience a high level of competitive sport and foster growth within the climbing community.
2013 NC3 Competition Details
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+). View the Competition Poster for additional information.
Click here for complete 2013 competition results.
Events like this are only possible with the help of our generous local sponsors:
- Belly Timber Bars
- American Alpine Institute
- North Cascades Mountain Guides
- Erin Bakers Wholesome Baked Goods
- The Mountaineers Books
- Backcountry Essentials
- Outdoor Research
- Intertwined Designs
We would also like to recognize the following series sponsors:
- Asana Packworks
- Cascade Cobbler
- Crimp Chimps
- Mountain Khakis
- Sierra Trading Post
For more information on the event or to become more involved please contact Angie Dowdle at Angela.Dowdle@wwu.edu or (360) 650-4094.
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 compete 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.