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[06 May 2007] Busy Coming Time...

From now on all member of SEACF must be prepared to face a busy times this year. At least there will 3 competition in the July 2007: Asian Youth Climbing Cup in Yogyakarta (Indonesia) July 8-10, SEA Climbing Circuit 2007 1st Leage Yogyakarta 11-12 July and Asian Youth Climbing Championship 2007 Singapore 14015 July.

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[09 Apr 2007] ASEAN Inter-School/University Climbing Championship

In the last year SEACF meeting has decided that SEACF will initiate inter-school/university climbing championship in 2008, abour one year from now.

Objective of the event is to promote climbing in school and campus, that feel very effective so far. Also we believe that our future leader come from school and campus, and hope our leader is climbing lover.

It's mean, this year we have to prepare a team that will compete next year. In the next SEACF meeting in Brunei Darussalam will be decided format of the competition.

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[06 Apr 2007] ASEAN Climbing Standards in Commercial

SEACF will initiate official meeting toward ASEAN Climbing Standard either in Jakarta or Singapore next August.

Officials from ministry of labour from Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Philliines will be invited to the meeting. They will seat in one table with sport climbing federations member of SEACF.

The meeting will try to merge climbing in the sport/adventure activities and industrial activities at other side. Accident rate due to climbing activities in the commercial are very high, it causes most by lack of technical skill of the labour force and lack of equipment provided by the business entreprenuers. The most important objectives of the meeting are to certify people and equipment that are very expensive if we apply CE or US standard which we believe as a factor of less implementation of safety standards in the commercial side in the ASEAN region. Other impact from the meeting is less fortunate sport and adventure climbers could have possibility to a new profession in the commercial field such as to be work-at-heigth supervisors and the like.

SEACF will propose Southeast Climbing Standards as a formal standard within ASEAN region for both sport/adventure, and commercial fields.

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[06 Apr 2007] FPTI has a New President

Following 2007 FPTI General Assembly yesterday in Jakarta, Mayor Jendral Rosyid Qurnaen was elected to be FPTI's President for 2007-2011 term.

Accordingly the new President has choosen F Hendricus Mutter and Adiseno to be FPTI's Executive Director and General Secretary respectively and other names for other positions in the FPTI's structure.

Congratulation to Mr Rosyid as the new president of FPTI, and SEACF hope that FPTI keep playing significant role in the development of ASEAN climbing.
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[06 Apr 2007] SEACF 2007 Annual Meeting in Bandar Seri Bagawan.

BSCF has confirmed to host SEACF Annual Meeting in Bandar Seri Bagawan on June 30.

They hope this event could boost Brunei sport climbing development to next level. BSCF realise that sport climbing development in Brunei are very slow, compare to other SEACF members. From this meeting all SEACF member will try to see possibility to held Southeast Climbing Circuit in Bandar Seri Bagawan in 2008.

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[06 Apr 2007] SEA Climbing Circuit 2007

Yogyakarta has locked for the first series in the SEA Climbing Circuit 2007 host, July 11-12.

The competetion will be held in the City of Yogyakarta, a well-known cultural city in Indonesia beside Bali. Yogyakarta is also has other name as the student city which means cost of living here very affordable for backpacker standard.Yogyakarta could be reach by fligth directly from Singapore and Kuala Lumpur and of course Jakarta international airports .

Hopefully climbers from Singapore, Malaysian, Thailand, Filipina, and Brunei Darussalam could participate in this series. Climbers from Australia and New Zealand or other country are also welcome, just contact your local federation to register your name to SEACF.

Yogyakarta's series will held just a day after IFSC-ACC Asian Youth Cup 2007 (July 8-11) in the same venue. Detail of the series will be posted as soon as available.

Due to tigth competition schedule in the world, this year only limited series will be held. After the Yogyakarta's series, SEA Climbing Circuit will go to Bangkok, Thailand at December.

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[06 Apr 2007] SEACF Instructor Training Course, KL, March 2-6, 2007

The first instructor training course was held in KL from March 2-6, 2007. The course participated by 16 candidated from Brunei Darussalam, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand.

In the opening ceremony was did by Sport Director of Ministry of Sport and Youth, Government of Malaysia, General Secretary of SEACF Mr Rasip Isnin which also acting as project officer of the implementation of the Southeast Asia Climbing Standard mentioned that this first course will be a landmark of ASEAN climbing history. All participant will be a pioneer in promoting safe climbing activity in their own country.

This 5 days course lead by two qualified instructors from Singapore Mountaineering Federation, Mohd Amir and Aizan, run smoothly in classroom, climbing gym and Bukit Damai Batu Caves.
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[06 Apr 2007] SEACF implement the Southeast Asia Climbing Standards (SEACS).

Six federations members of SEACF have agreed to implement the Southeast Asia Climbing Standards (SEACS) in the ASEAN region start from January 1, 2007. The agreement taken in unschedule meeting was held in Singapore Expo during the UIAA World Cup Climbing 2006 in Singapore.

The SEACS adopted from Singapore National Climbing Standards (SNCS) that already implemented in Singapore by Singapore Mountaineering Federation (SMF) since July 1998.

The standards will apply in climbing procedures, equipments and facilities in the sport and adventure. There is possibility that the standards will include climbing activities in commercial field.

The next step in the implementation of the standards is a course for instructors that will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in March 2-6. The course will host by Persatuan Mendaki Malaysia (PMM) in Kompleks Belia dan Sukan Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur.

The main objective of the standards is to maintain safety climbing activities among ASEAN climbers. Other objective is to foster climbing development in the region.

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[06 Apr 2007] Sport Climbing in The SEA Games 2007

Thailand Sport Climbing Association (TSCA) still in effort to deal with Thai's National Olympic Committee to include sport climbing the next SEA Games 2007 in Thailand.

In the last SEA Games 2005 in Manila, sport climbing was informal sport exhibition that held in Quizon City of Manila. Since then SEACF never stop in trying to include sport climbing into SEA Games. TSCA has gotten a informal promise from Thai NOC to demo sport climbing in the 2007 SEA Games. This promise must be followed up by other SEACF's members.

To follow up the above, SEACF will held ASEAN Youth Championship 2007 and the second series of the Southeast Climbing Circuit 2007 all the events will be deemed as a demo sport in the 2007 SEA Games.