Getting started with Earth Treks Team is easy.

Find everything you need here to prepare for tryouts.

Tryouts for all teams are held in August of each year prior to the start of the new competition season.  Everyone must tryout, regardless of prior participation in a team. A second tryout may be held in February for prospective new team members, space permitting.

Registration for team tryouts opens May 14, 2018 by noon. Please add the below dates to your calendars, these are the only dates available for trying out for Team and tryouts are required!

Participants can attend a tryout at any location, regardless of where they want to train during the season. This allows more flexibility in scheduling, and the head coaches will be at all tryouts.

Columbia - both tryouts capped at 50 participants
  • Sunday June 10 - 5:30pm-7:30pm (Auxiliary date for those who can't make it in August)
  • Saturday August 11 - 5:30pm-7:30pm
Crystal City - capped at 40 participants
  • Friday August 3 - 5:00pm-7:00pm
Rockville - capped at 50 participants
  • Sunday August 5 - 5:30pm-7:30pm
Timonium - capped at 45 participants
  • Monday August 6 - 5:00pm-7:00pm


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The registration link will be live here as of May 14, in the meantime, please familiarize yourself with the Team Parent Handbook.

Parent Handbook

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Every participant and coach is choosing to be part of a team with a common mission to develop high performing climbing athletes in a way that emphasizes fun, fosters a love of the sport, and supports each team member’s personal development and growth. Download the Parent Handbook for more details.

Parent Handbook

Team Code of Conduct

Got questions? We have answers.

Joining a team is an exciting time and we're here to guide you.

Questions? 800-CLIMB-UP