again budding young climbers and their parents will mix sport and
nature to get to know the game of climbing at Arco, the world’s
climbing capital. Two intense made-to-measure climbing days for
children and their parents.
The European Youth Climbing Days and
the fifth edition of the Rock Junior return to Arco, Italy, on Saturday
17 and Sunday 18 June 2006. Arco is renowned as the world’s
climbing capital and town which hosts the world’s most important
climbing competition, the Rock Master. In June it hosts the great world
festival dedicated to the young generation of climbers aged between 5
and 13 who, together with their families, wish to discover the climbing
game in complete safety, but also get to know the splendid nature of
the small town located close to Lake Garda, in the Trentino region of
This is once again a unique occasion, promoted
by the ROCK MASTER di ARCO Association in collaboration with the ARCO
CLIMBING sports club and represented by the FASI (Italian Sports
Climbing Federation) to teach the game of climbing to the young, but
above all to combine sport and education. In doing so, it exploits the
mix of sport-nature and the naturalness of this sport.
a true fun-packed festival will await the young climbers and their
families on the green lawn at Arco. It will be a two-day full immersion
of games and fun sports that will enable all, newcomers and experts
alike, to explore the fantastic climbing world, including a series of
educational activities aimed at developing the knowledge and respect
for the natural habitat All are invited to take part in this great
family festival to have fun in the extraordinary Rock Master champions
Climbing Stadium, perfectly transformed for the occasion into the Fun
Climbing Park to which all are invited.
ROCK JUNIOR INFO
play & climb:
aged between 4 – 13 will play and climb on bouncy castles and towers,
test their balance on tight rope walks and hanging bridges across the
Sarca river or race up the climbing pole.
a great-fun series of agility events (climbing blindfold, without hands, boulder traverses…) and Speed competition.
get to know the environment, respect it and climb in complete safety.
Lessons about how to climb on limestone boulders will be carried out,
together with lessons about the life and world of rocks, and how to
move in complete safety.
and their mothers and fathers can participate in the Family Rock relay
team event. The teams comprised of children and parents are split into
under 14 cup:
the young climbers representing the European Youth teams. They will
compete on the legendary Rock Master wall, scene of the oldest and most
prestigious sports climbing competition in the world which takes place
every year here at Arco.
PROGRAM ROCK JUNIOR 2006
SATURDAY 17 JUNE
8.30/9.30 Registration 1st round Climbing Campus
10.00/11.30 Climbing Stadium – UNDER 14 CUP registration athletes
11.30 UNDER CUP – meeting team manager
10.00/13.00 Climbing Campus – 1st round
12.30/13.30 Registration 2nd round Climbing Campus
13.00 Climbing Stadium – UNDER 14 CUP – Difficulty 1st round
14.00/17.00 Climbing Campus – 2nd round
17.15 Animation on the wall – comic gags in historical dress
17.30 Under 14 Cup – Speed
SUNDAY 18 JUNE
8.00/9.00 Registration Kid’s Rock
09.00/12.00 Under 14 CUP – Difficulty – 2nd stage
10.00/13.00 – KID’s ROCK
11.00/12.00 Registration Family Rock
13.30/15.30 – FAMILY ROCK
16.00 AWARDS CEREMONY