20/06
23/06
2018
Contact
Trnavska cesta 37,
831 04 Bratislava
climbing@wucbratislava2018.sk sport@wucbratislava2018.sk +421 907 696 186
+421 915 970 249

World University Championships

The World University Championships (WUC) are part of the sporting events of the International University Sports Federation. Alternating with the Summer and Winter Universiades, they are organised every even-numbered year. World University Championships are single sport events, the organisation of which is delegated to a National University Sports Federation (NUSF), and then to a city and an Organising Committee. A fairly new sport on the World University Championships programme, Sport Climbing saw its inauguration in Shanghai in 2016. This spectacular sport with a variety of disciplines is very popular among students.

2018 FISU World University Sport Climbing Championship will be held in Bratislava, capital city of Slovakia, from 20th to 23rd June 2018 in 3 diciplines:

LEAD indoor K2 gym
SPEED indoor K2 gym
BOULDERING outdoor city square

Register online via the FISU Online Accreditation System.

Please refer to the entries schedules:

  • General Entry 20/12/2017
  • Quantitative Entry 20/03/2018 (25% of participation fee)
  • Individual Entry 20/05/2018
Registered countries:
  1. Australia
  2. Belgium
  3. Belarus
  4. Chile
  5. Czech Republic
  6. Spain
  7. Finland
  8. France
  9. Hungary
  10. Japan
  11. Republic of Korea
  12. Singapore
  13. Ukraine
  14. China (People’s Republic of)
  15. United States of America
  16. Austria
  17. Slovenia
  18. Germany
  19. Poland
  20. Slovakia
  21. Thailand
  22. Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  23. Russian federation
  24. Greece

 SLOVAKIA | Bratislava
  • Capital of Slovakia
  • Lies on the river Danube
  • 450 000 Citizens
  • Area of 367,6 km²
  • 60 000 Students
  • 11 Universities

Competition schedule

PART OF EVENT TIMES VENUE
Monday, 18th June Arrivals
Thuesday, 19th June Accreditation 9:00 - 16:00 Vienna House Easy Chopin Bratislava
Technical Meeting 16:30 - 17:30
Opening ceremony 19:00 - 21:00 Eurovea
Wednesday, 20th June Lead
Warm-up Zone Opens 10:00 K2
Lead Qualification Men & Women 12:00 - 18:30
Thursday, 21st June Bouldering
Isolation Open/Close for Women 8:00 - 9:00 Eurovea
Women Qualification (1 group) 10:00 - 14:45
Isolation Open/Close for Men 13:15 - 14:15
Men Qualification (1 group) 15:15 - 21:00
Friday, 22nd June Speed & Bouldering
Warm-up Zone opens 7:00 - 8:00 K2
Speed practice Men & Women 8:00 - 9:45
Speed Qualification Men & Women 10:00 - 11:45
Speed Final 12:00 - 13:00
Awarding ceremony Speed 13:15 - 13:30
Isolation Open/Close Men & Women 17:30 - 18:30 Eurovea
Presentation of finalists Men & Women 18:40 - 18:50
Observation of boulders Men & Women 18:50 - 19:00
Men & Women Finals 19:00 - 21:00
Awarding ceremony Bouldering 21:15 - 21:30
Saturday, 23rd June Lead
Isolation Open/Close Men & Women 14:00 - 15:00 K2
Lead Finals 16:00 - 18:30
Awarding ceremony Lead 18:30 - 18:45
Closing ceremony 19:00 Vienna House Easy Chopin Bratislava
Sunday, 24th June Departures
Additional schedule information:
LEAD | SPEED | BOULDERING

Useful information

Register online via the FISU Online Accreditation System.

Please refer to the entries schedules:

  • General Entry 20/12/2017
  • Quantitative Entry 20/03/2018 (25% of participation fee)
  • Individual Entry 20/05/2018
Accommodation:

Delegations will be hosted in hotels checked and approved by FISU, situated in city center of Bratislava. Delegations will be accommodated in 3- or 4-star hotels.

Transport:

The Organising Committee will provide a transportation network for all the participants. There will be shuttle system used between accommodation site, dining area and competition site. Special bus transportation will be envisaged for the Opening and Closing ceremonies. The timetable of the transportation will be published later.

Airport:

The official point of entry is Bratislava International Airport and Vienna International Airport. Starting Juny 18th 2017, transport from and to Bratislava International Airport and Vienna International Airport will be arranged by the OC according to the travel schedule provided on your online registration for the WUC.