Climbing Escalade Canada’s High Performance Program (HPP) enhances athlete development and performance through support from CEC Coaching Staff, invitations to Training Camps and access to Canadian Sport System resources.
The objective of the HPP is to increase the number of Canadian athletes achieving top 15 results at World Cup, World Championships and Olympic Games competitions.
CEC High Performance Program identifies athletes in Train to Compete, Learning to Win, and Winning for a Living stages of CEC’s Long-Term Athlete Development (LTAD) framework. The HPP is aligned with CEC’s high-performance strategies and funding partners, such as Sport Canada and Own the Podium (OTP).
The following documents and corresponding program components work together to provide the framework for High Performance Program:
- The High Performance Program document outlines program eligibility, benefits and program entry criteria.
- The Continuous National Ranking (CNR) document describes how National Rankings are determined. More info and the rankings themselves can be found here.
- The Event Team Selections document details how athletes are selected for international competitions.
2024 HPP and IFSC Selections
2024 Quotas for Canada
|Base Quotas||Additional Quotas||Total|
2024 Calendar of Selection
|World Cups||Dates||Disciplines||Selection Deadline (no later than...)|
|First High Performance Program Intake*||January 1st for B and L February 20 for S|
|IFSC World Cup in Shanghai, China||9 to 10 April||Boulder||Feb, 15 (because of China visa app)|
|IFSC World Cup in Wujiang, China||12 to 14 April||Lead, Speed||Feb, 15 (because of China visa app)|
|IFSC World Cup in Salt Lake City, USA||3 to 5 May||Boulder, Speed||April 1st|
|Second High Performance Program Intake*||May 6th for all disciplines|
|First OQS Event, China**||16 to 19 May||B&L, Speed||Qualification through IFSC|
|Second OQS Event, Budapest**||20 to 23 June||B&L, Speed||Qualification through IFSC|
|IFSC World Cup in Innsbruck, Austria||26 to 30 June||Boulder, Lead||May 25th|
|IFSC World Cup in Chamonix, France||12 to 14 July||Lead, Speed||June 15th|
|IFSC World Cup in Briançon, France||17 to 19 July||Lead, Speed||June 15th|
|IFSC World Cup in Koper, Slovenia||6 to 7 September||Lead||August 1st|
|IFSC World Cup in Prague, Czech Republic||20 to 22 Sept||Boulder||August 15th|
|IFSC World Cup in Seoul, South Korea||2 to 6 October||Boulder, Lead, Speed||September 1st|
Official High Performance Program Partners