Petzl and La Sportiva sponsor 2019 BMC climbing competitions

The BMC has announced a full roster of sponsors for the 2019 competition season, with primary sponsors Petzl and La Sportiva.

Zoe Spriggins, BMC competitions programme manager, said: “We are super psyched for another awesome competition season, and we can’t thank our wonderful sponsors, La Sportiva and Petzl, enough for their support. It’s a pleasure to work closely with such quality companies and I look forward to seeing the results of some fantastic competitions in 2019.”

If you’re looking to compete in one of the 2019 climbing competitions, you can find the full schedule here.

Petzl are the new official sponsor for the British Lead and Speed Climbing Championships.

Since the beginning, Petzl has prided itself on not only producing products to improve the safety of climbers but also feed them with the knowledge of technique and safety awareness that runs in their DNA.

With the growth of climbing and especially indoor climbing this is as important today as it has been since the start. With this in mind, Martin Bergerud, Petzl UK country manager, commented: “Looking to the future Petzl are proud to be sponsoring all the leading climbing competitions that the BMC will run in 2019 from the Overall Lead comps to the Youth and disabled and so reaching this important sector.”

BMC Ambassador and Petzl Athlete Steve McClure says: “With Petzl being one of the most respected and trusted hardware brands in the world, the coming together of The BMC and Petzl for the 2019 competition series represents the perfect partnership.”

Petzl are official sponsors for the Youth Climbing Series, Youth Open Lead, British Lead and Speed Climbing Championships and the Paraclimbing series.

La Sportiva are the new official sponsor for the British Bouldering Championships

La Sportiva are delighted to announce they are the new sponsors of the 2019 BMC British Bouldering Championships, Junior British Bouldering Championships and Youth Open Bouldering competitions.

The British Bouldering Championships take place in Sheffield city centre at Devonshire green and will see the best athletes in the UK compete against each other for the title of British Bouldering Champion 2019.

The Youth Open and Junior Championships give younger climbers a chance to showcase their skills against the best in their age group. La Sportiva will be providing prizes to all podium places in the senior, youth and junior competitions.

Once more the BMC has arranged for The British Bouldering Championships to be streamed on the BBC website ensuring a large viewing audience to watch the athletes compete for the title.

The UK La Sportiva Brand Manager says: “We are excited to be supporting the BMC for all three prestigious events for 2019 and beyond and we are looking forward to working together.”