European Youth Championships 2022

17.05.2022, 13:52 Uhr

Between the 8th and 10th of July, the best european speed & lead climbers meet in Augsburg for the highest continental comparison of big forearms, pain resistance, mental strength and speed. This year, the continental youth championship take place at the "Kletterzentrum Augsburg" in Germany. A climbing party for Youth B, Youth A and Juniors. The following site provides all information for athletes, visitors, coaches etc.

Information in German: here


Over 200 athletes, 24 lead routes, two speed lanes, place for over 500 spectators and a very experienced competition venue. Good conditions for a climbing party with the best european youth climbers as leading actors. 
For the selection of the best of the best, three competition days are necessary. Three rounds over two days, qualification, semi-finals and finals,  are going to decide who is going to win the eurpean lead title. For the speeders, taining runs, qualification runs and the finals decide who is the fastest climber in his age group in europe. 

Not only a spectacle for the athletes, but also for the visitor, who have multiple ways to follow the competition. 


Competition Informations


DAV climbing centre Augsburg
Ilsungstraße 15b
86161 Augsburg


Parking: Free parking next to the climbing centre

Public transport: Closest public transport is via Tram. The station is called: “Sportanlage Süd P+R, Augsburg (Bayern)“. (400 meters to the competition venue). Train tickets and timetables can be found on site or online.



Welcome & Registration 18:00 -19:30
Technical Meeting Lead 20:15


Opening climbing gym  07:30
Qualification: U16 male, U16 female, U18 male 09:00
Qualification: U20 female, U18 female, U20 male 15:40

Saturday: Lead Semi-finals and Finals

Opening climbing gym 07:00
Isolation opens (all groups) 07:00
Isolation closes (groups) 08:30
Semi Finals (all groups) 09:00
Registration (only Speed)  13:15 - 13:45
Technical Meeting Speed 14:00
Isolation opens (all groups) 13:30
Isolation closes (all groups) 14:30
Observation 15:50
Finals U16 16:00
Finals U18 17:00
Finals U20 18:00
Awarding ceremony Lead following


Sunday: Speed

Opening climbing gym  08:00
Training U16 (male followed by female) 10:00
Qualification U16 (male followed by female) 10:45
Finals U16 (m&f) 11:30
Training U18 (male followed by female) 12:15
Qualification U18 (male followed by female) 13:00
Finals U18 (m&f) 13:45
Training U20 (male followed by female) 14:30
Qualification U20 (male followed by female) 15:00
Finals U20 (m&f) 15:30
Awarding ceremony Speed afterwards


Changes in the timetable are possible and dependent on the number of registered athletes.



Until the 23rd of June, the Teams have time to register teir athletes. Registered athletes and teams are listed on the website of the IFSC: Registered athletes

Information for Athletes:


The outdoor comp wall will be closed for the competition routsetting starting at the 27. of June.

The speed wall is closed starting at the 02. of July. 

After the competition, the outdoor comp wall is still blocked. It will not be possible to test the routes again!

Pictures of the Event:


Linked Pictures can be used for the presentation of the athletes and the event. Credits have to me mentioned. Photos: DAV/Pavlo Vekla
For social media please tag @pvekla and @dav.wettkampfklettern. 
Photos are not allowed for advertising purposes.


Live Stream

The whole event ist streamed on YouTube. For the lead qualification, an uncommented live picture is available. Semi finals & finals in Lead as well as the Speed event can be viewed in a commented live stream. 
The stream can be found here.


Tickets & Vistors

For spectators at the European Youth Championships tickets are necessary. 

Infos aroudn Tickets for athletes are in the Infosheet. 
Ticket sale already started:

  • Daypass adults: 8€
  • Daypass kids & youth (U18): 5€
  • Weekend ticket adults: 12€
  • Weekend ticket kids & youth (U18): 7,50€


Tickets are available here


Covid Rules:

Event rules: 
In case of symptoms of a respiratory illness, people need to stay away from the event, unless they tested negative for Covid-19. The event takes part at an outdoor venue. Isolation and warm up areas are indoor. Masks need to be worn indoors (except when climbing) according to IFSC Covid Addendum.


Travel restrictions:

No restrictions.
Please check this page before arrival, as regulations might change for your country of origin: Federal Foreign Office
Changes in travel restrictions are communicated via an updated Info Sheet