• Doors open at 08:30 for registration.

  • The full WCS16 programme with speaker and coaching workshop information can be found here. The schedule is busier than ever so we advise that you spend some time planning your own personal pathway through the day.

  • If you have booked multiple tickets in your name, please forward this information to the other attendees. 

  • You will need your Paypal booking email for verification of purchase.

  • The venue can be pretty chilly make sure you bring a jacket/baselayer.

  • The day is being filmed for BMCTV, Sky, Epic TV and BBC North - an opportunity to enhance the profile of women in our sport. We have requested female crew where possible but there may be male crew present from 12:00 - 14:00. If you do not wish to be filmed or photographed please let the WCS staff know at registration. 

  • EVERYONE MUST COMPLETE a Depot Registration Form before arrival on 8th October. If you are over 18yrs please click here. For those under the age of 18yrs please click here to complete your form. All participants must be over 14years old.



  • Full ticket holders will be sent an email on Wednesday 28 September with further instructions and a link to the coached workshop sign up.

  • Spaces on each workshop are strictly limited! Sign up as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

  • If you have purchased a full ticket you can attend two coaching workshops of your choice from the 10 that are available.

  • Full workshop descriptions can be found here.



  • Pastries will be available for purchase on the morning of the WCS.

  • The day is full of activity so please make sure you have enough to eat and drink.

  • Hot and cold drinks/snacks are available at The Depot Climbing Centre.

  • There will be hot food served by the amazing Thali Truck and sandwiches available during lunch (gluten free & vegan options available).

  • Please bring cash for food purchases. The Thali Truck will be serving a £6 veggie thali.



The Depot Climbing Centre
  • Central Park Estate, 14 Mosley Rd, Manchester M17 1NY

  • The Depot Climbing Centre is easily accessible both by car and by bus -please check out their website for more information.

  • The nearest train station is Trafford Park.

  • The closest airport is Manchester Airport.



And finally…
  • You will be given a free WCS16 bag for life at the end of the day with gifts from our kind sponsors.

  • Our feedback survey will be sent via email after the event please take some time to fill this out :) It is vital for planning next year's event!

  • There will not be an after party at the event.



We have worked hard to create a programme for female climbers of all abilities and backgrounds. We are very excited that you will be joining us and we look forward to seeing you there.



Shauna and Emma

WCS Event Organisers