The New York State Tree Climbing Championship is a gathering of the top tree workers in New York State to display their tree climbing skills and abilities in a series of competitive events. Join them at Washington Park in Albany, NY on Saturday, June 22, 2024 (Raindate: Sunday, June 23, 2024) to learn new techniques, visit with friends and win great prizes.

The top three men and women finishers from New York State or whose primary place of employment is in New York State will compete in the Master’s Challenge to represent NYSA at the 2024 ISA International Tree Climbing Championship in Atlanta during October 24-27, 2024.

Cancellation Policy: No refunds on registration fees after June 15.

Climber Registration is Full!

Sponsorship information HERE.

Volunteers: We are also seeking volunteers for the 2024 event at all levels. If you are interested, please fill out our volunteer form HERE.

Location: Washington Park, NEAR 7 Englewood Place, Albany, NY 12203 (please do not use this address for deliveries)

Parking: Parking will be available nearby at the Thurlow Terrace lot, managed by the University at Albany near 96 Western Avenue, Albany. This is only one block over from the event. Please do NOT park on Englewood Place.


Friday, June 21
3:00 – 7:00 pm  IMPORTANT! GEAR INSPECTION near the Englewood entrance.

The day before our Tree Climbing Championship, we will be hosting workshops for competitors and others. Details TBA.

Saturday, June 22
6:30 – 7:30 am  Check-in at the Registration Table near the Englewood entrance.
8:00 – 9:00 am  START! Competitors will be briefed at each event.

Sunday, June 23
In the event of rain, we will follow the Saturday schedule on Sunday.


Hampton Inn & Suites Albany-East Greenbush
25 Hampton Inn Drive East Greenbush, New York 12061

Make your reservation 

There will also be a camping option made available in nearby Rensselaer County.