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Ropetopia is an annual Top rope Competition where we invite anyone who enjoys getting on the ropes out for a night of day of competition! We also welcome anyone interested to attend and watch Sudbury’s annual climbing competition. Admission for spectators is free, and guests are also welcomed to attend the evening social.

New this year we will run an our first ever Youth Only competition for those under 18 years of age. From 1:00pm – 4:00pm we invite local and non local youth to come and compete in their age category.

The 18 and over competition begins shortly after at 4:00pm.

Register before April 1st to receive a Ropetopia Themed T-shirt!

Competition Format

The competition will consist of approximately 24 top rope routes set throughout the gym. Competitors will have 3 hours to complete as many of the problems as they can. Only the best five scores will count to the competitor’s total score.

NEW* Youth (under 18) division will begin at 1:00pm – 4:00pm. Registration will open at 12:00pm.

Adult (18 and over) will run from 4:00pm – 7:00pm. Registration will open an hour in advance.


Climbers will be allowed to walk around and view problems as soon as they are signed in after registration opens. No one will be allowed to touch any of the holds on any of the problems until the competition is officially underway.

Climbing will begin shortly after 1:00pm and 4:00pm following announcement and clarification of the rules.

Registration Info

Registration includes a competition t-­shirt for registrants. Participants are encouraged to register before March 30th to guarantee a competition shirt in their size.

When registering, please choose the category you would like to compete in.


Youth (under 18)

Two categories for each age group. Upon registering you must pick a category.

Fun League

  • 6-12
  • 13-17


  • 6-12
  • 13-17

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