USA Climbing announces Host City Agreement with Hachioji City

Salt Lake City, UT – April 4, 2019

USA Climbing is excited to announce a partnership with Hachioji City, the site of the 2019 International Federation of Sport Climbing’s World Championships and Combined World Championships and the first Olympic Qualifying Event for the 2020 Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo, Japan.

“This partnership with Hachioji City will assist our athletes in their preparation for this very important World Championships by securing lodging, transportation, and training times. In exchange, USA Climbing will participate in cultural and community activities in advance of the World Championships” said Marc Norman, USA Climbing CEO. “This partnership also sets the stage for cooperation in the 2020 season including during the Olympic Games giving us options to ensure our athletes are in the best position for success, as well as opportunities for friends and family to have reasonable housing options. Finally, I wish to thank our friends from Hachioji for their support, we look forward to our time in this wonderful city.

About USA Climbing: USA Climbing is recognized by the United States Olympic Committee as the National Governing Body for the sport of competition climbing. The organization manages the disciplines of Bouldering, Speed and Sport climbing as well as the Collegiate and Adaptive series. USA Climbing, a member federation of the International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC), also hosts IFSC World Cup events and sends athletes to participate in the IFSC’s World Cup circuit and the World Climbing and Paraclimbing Championships.

For more information contact:

Zachary Brinchi | Marketing & Communications Manager