Here at the National Indoor Climbing Award Schemes (NICAS) we would like your help. We are running a survey (it takes around 15 minutes to do) from now until 24th January 2019. We want to know what works, what doesn't work, why you run NICAS and NIBAS - or why you currently don't. We are keen to hear from wall owners, managers, climbing coaches, teachers, and other key contacts currently involved with climbing delivery.

Your feedback can make a real difference in improving our schemes so we can continue to develop young climbers. Our roped and bouldering schemes have already had a positive impact on tens of thousands of children and we want to continue this phenomenal work with your help. As a charity, NICAS is committed to improving people's introduction to climbing and helping them become lifelong participants. This research will help fine-tune the offering so NICAS can continue to go from strength to strength. We want as many people as possible to climb. When they do, we want them to have the best possible experience.

As a thank you we are offering a chance to win prizes for those who complete the survey and provide their details. This includes a £50 voucher generously donated by Ellis Brigham, some goodies kindly provided by the BMC, as well as 3 chances to win an Amazon voucher (£70, £30 and £15). Prize winners will be randomly selected after the survey closes on 24th January 2019.

In order to take part, contact us using the form below letting us know in the "how can we help" field what your role is (e.g. climbing coach at XYZ climbing wall, I am a teacher organising NICAS sessions for XYZ school, etc) and specify that you'd like the survey link. This is so that we are ensuring we are sending the survey to the right target audience.

For parents and climbers, we will be looking at opportunities to gain your valuable feedback in coming months - and you are welcome to contact us with queries at any time too!

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