CEC Teams Ready To Launch 2023 IFSC Campaign

Mar 14, 2023

The 2023 CEC High Performance Program and Events National Teams are starting to take form!

 

CEC Olympic and National Squads

With Paris 2024 looming in the horizon, CEC is implementing, as of January 1st, 2023, the Olympic and National Squads divisions within the High Performance Program. To learn more about the criteria required to make these squads, as well as the benefits associated with them, please read this framework.

CEC is excited to introduce the first two members of our Olympic Squad: Alannah Yip and Ethan Pitcher! These two amazing athletes are tracking to qualify in one of the Olympic Disciplines through the IFSC Qualification System.

Six other CEC athletes have been identified as having tremendous potential to qualify for the Olympic Games. These athletes will have their chances to join the Olympic Squad after the first few 2023 IFSC Events. The proud members of the CEC National Squad are: Erica Velev, Madison Richardson, Michael Finn-Henry, Oscar Baudrand, Sean McColl, and Victor Baudrand.

Join us in congratulating these athletes on their impressive achievements!
Complete 2023 High Performance Program Squads will be announced once all the High Performance Competitions and Selections have been concluded.

 

2023 IFSC Season

The 2023 IFSC Season is set to begin with 3 World Cups in Asia between April 21 and May 7. There will be 2 Boulder Events (Japan, Korea) and 2 Speed Events (Korea, Indonesia). The athletes representing Canada at the Boulder Events have been selected, while the teams for the Speed events will be selected on March 27th.

CEC is proud announce the athletes who will represent Canada at the events:

 

Hachioji/Seoul List

Team Canada Athlete List
Hachioji Boulder WC - April 21-22 Seoul Boulder WC - April 28-30
Men HPP Squad
Victor Baudrand National Squad
Oscar Baudrand National Squad
Guy McNamee National Development Squad
Women HPP Squad
Alannah Yip Olympic Squad
Madison Richardson National Squad
Babette Roy National Development Squad
Indiana Chapman National Development Squad

 

Curious about the Selection Timeline? Check this out:

 

2023 Team Selection Timelines

2023 Senior IFSC Event Team Selection Dates
Location Type (disciplines) Event Dates CEC Team Selection Dates by Discipline Squads Invited
Boulder Speed Lead
Hachioji WC (B) April 21-23 February 6th n/a n/a All Squads
Seoul WC (B,S) April 28-30 February 6th March 27th n/a Boulder - All Squads, Speed - All Squads
Indonesia WC (S) May 6-7 n/a March 27th n/a All Squads
Salt Lake City WC (B,S) May 19-21 February 6th March 27th n/a Boulder - All Squads, Speed - All Squads
Prague WC (B) Jun 2-4 May 2nd n/a n/a * Olympic and National Squads Only
Brixen WC (B) Jun 9-11 May 2nd n/a n/a * Olympic and National Squads Only
Innsbruck WC (B,L) Jun 14-18 May 25th n/a May 6th Boulder - * Olympic and National Squads Only, Lead - All Squads
Villars WC (L,S) Jun 30-Jul 2 n/a May 25th May 25th Speed - * Olympic and National Squads Only, Lead - All Squads
Chamonix WC (L,S) Jul 7-9 n/a May 25th May 25th Speed - * Olympic and National Squads Only, Lead - All Squads
Briancon WC (L) Jul 14-15 n/a n/a June 15th * Olympic and National Squads Only
Bern WCH (B,L,S,Combined) Aug 1-12 June 20 June 20 June 20 All Squads, All Disciplines
Koper WC (L) Sep 8-9 n/a n/a Aug 5th * Olympic and National Squads Only
Wujiang (L,S) Sep 22-24 n/a Aug 17th Aug 17th Speed - * Olympic and National Squads Only, Lead - * Olympic and National Squads Only
Santiago Pan Am Games (Speed, Combined B&L) Oct 20 -Nov 5
* athletes outside Olympic and National Squads may also be selected IF 2023 results are tracking towards: CUWR Top 40 in the single discipline of the WC in question OR CUWR Top 60 in Combined (Lead and Boulder WCs only) 

Visit Our Shop

Follow Us on Instagram

Here is your first cohort of NCCP Competition Introduction Coach Developpers! Those lovely folks will soon be available to train all coaches throughout Canada!! 

@coach.ca @fqme_escaladesportive @climbnovascotiapso @ontarioclimbingfederation @climbmanitoba @acaclimbs @sportclimbingbc

Here is your first cohort of NCCP Competition Introduction Coach Developpers! Those lovely folks will soon be available to train all coaches throughout Canada!!

@coach.ca @fqme_escaladesportive @climbnovascotiapso @ontarioclimbingfederation @climbmanitoba @acaclimbs @sportclimbingbc
...