2018 Red Bull Branched Out

Reserve the date for the richest tree climbing event in the world, the 2018 Red Bull Branched Out will be held on 20th-22nd September 2018. If you thought last year's venue was in a remote part of Australia, wait until you see where we are taking you this year!!!!!
Entries will open in May 2018 so have your personal bio, passport type photo, credit/debit card ready for when you register.

Keep your eyes peeled on our website (www.arboriculture.org.au) or
Facebook page for upcoming updates (www.facebook.com/arboricultureaustralia)​
Big welcome to Husqvarna as a major sponsor for the 2018 Red Bull Branched Out event. In addition to sponsorship cash, Husqvarna have put up $10,000 worth of equipment for prizes!!!

Pictured below is Grant Cody conducting the aerial inspection of the Red Bull Branched Out main event tree, a 30-metre Eucalyptus Camaldulensis. Location will be announced VERY SOON! The trees are good to go!​

Arboriculture Australia and Red Bull Australia are pleased to announce that the town of Wellington, NSW will be hosting the 2018 Red Bull Branched Out event!

Lock away the dates of 20th, 21st and 22nd September 2018!

Registrations for the Red Bull Branched Out will open in about 2 weeks. More information coming soon!

After a successful debut event in Balranald, NSW, Red Bull Branched Out is returning in 2018.
In partnership with Arboriculture Australia and Wellington, NSW, this 3 day speed tree climbing event will bring together 100 of the country’s best tree climbers to battle it out in a race through the canopy of some of Australia’s largest trees.

The unique skill based format challenges tree climbers to hit several targets in the 40 meter high tree canopy, starting at the top and swinging from fixed ropes descending down to the ground. In the end, there will only be one climber crowned the 2018 Red Bull Branched Out champion.

Location: Pioneer Park, Wellington, NSW
Time: 20th to 21st September, 2018
Prize pool: AU$20,000 cash. Plus AU$50,000 in prizes from our partners.
Tickets: $250 each, maximum 100 climbers. Open male and female divisions.

To sign up and find out more information, head to www.redbull.com.au/BranchedOut
Follow all the action at the Facebook Event Page.

For further information or assets, please contact:
Olivia Yacoub
Red Bull Australia
0488 77 33 84

About Red Bull Branched Out
Red Bull Branched Out is a speed-tree climbing event which brings together 100 of the country’s best tree climbers to Wellington, NSW, taking place from 20th to 22nd September, 2018. The experienced tree-climbers will compete in a race to the top of some of Australia’s largest trees, the perfect setting for this exhilarating event. Targets will be set in a large tree canopy where the climbers will use rope to race through the canopy in a timed progressive event format. There will only be one climber crowned the 2018 Red Bull Branched Out champion.

Arboriculture Australia / Wellington NSW / Active Tree Services / Honey Brothers / Teufelberger / Husqvarna/ Pfanner Protos Integral


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With competitors coming in from Germany, England, New Zealand and Australia, Red Bull Branched Out is set to be another international spectacle that will turn heads!

Don't miss your chance to grab some cash and prizes valued at AUD$70,000 in the richest tree climbing event in the world! Be down under on the 20th, 21st & 22nd September 2018 in Wellington, NSW. Register now: http://www.redbull.com.au/branchedout

Photo by Brett Hemmings/Red Bull Australia


Our first USA competitor has now registered, along with competitors coming from the UK, Germany, New Zealand and Australia. Let's make your trip down to Wellington, NSW one to remember!

With spectacular caves, colonial heritage, tranquil gardens and a beautiful lake, Wellington is perfect for explorers and adventurers of all ages.

Check out the attractions, places to eat, upcoming events and accommodation options at www.visitwellington.com.au

Entries are filling fast so get in quick to avoid disappointment, it's going to be a huge event!!! Don't miss out on the chance to take home part of the $20,000 cash and $50,000 worth of prizes and kit. Register now: www.redbull.com.au/BranchedOut
Don't forget! The SRT Head to Head Challenge under lights will run again at Red Bull Branched Out this year in Wellington, NSW.
This is a great spectator event where two climbers are pitted against each other to climb up the fastest using only one rope! Some of these climbers make it look too easy!
Have you registered yet? It's capped at 100 registrations only so register now to confirm your spot! www.redbull.com.au/BranchedOut

**38 DAYS TO GO**

Time to start planning the nitty gritty stuff for your trip to Wellington, NSW for Red Bull Branched Out.
Be sure to:
✅ Register to confirm your spot
✅ Rope in (pun intended!) a few mates to come along
✅ Decide on where to stay and book accommodation
✅ Get all your gear ready to go.
✅ Pack some camping chairs and other creature comforts
✅ Train & practice hard for the big day!

Are you ready to go??

Find more info and register here:www.redbull.com.au/BranchedOut
**27 DAYS TO GO**

Red Bull Branched Out is just under 4 weeks away and there’s less than 20 spots left!

If you have a climber friend that normally leaves this sort of thing to the last minute (we all know one, right?) – make sure you get yourself and your mate online this weekend to register so you both don’t miss out!

Don't forget Thursday night's mandatory gear check and briefing (20th Sep). Just so you don’t go hungry, our great sponsor Husqvarna is putting on dinner for everyone at the Wellington Lawn Mower and Chainsaw shop! See you there at 6:00pm!

For more info and to register, please visit www.redbull.com.au/BranchedOut

WE ARE SO CLOSE! We now have 97 climbers registered! Who will be the lucky 3 to make it to 100 climbers??

The 100th climber who registers will get a free Arb Aus embroidered logo polar fleece vest. Everyone likes free stuff!

There's 13 days to go before you show the world your skills at Red Bull Branched Out in Wellington, NSW.

It's gonna be a huge, super fun event, and if you know a mate who's been on the fence about coming, get them signed up NOW -- it's now or never!!!

For those using the camp grounds, please see the map here:

Also remember there will be a free shuttle bus for climbers and spectators to use. Here are the routes:
If you haven't been watching the Red Bull Branched Out action LIVE on our Facebook page this past weekend, click here to see the posted live feed of the winners being announced!! Congratulations to all the winners and competitors who travelled from all around the world to attend the richest tree climbing competition in the world!

Massive thanks also goes to the wonderful town of Wellington, NSW and sponsors Active Tree Services , Honey Brothers Ltd, Teufelberger, Husqvarna, and Pfanner Austria/Protos Integral.


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