Plenty of people got judged for climbing a tree in the park Saturday as part of the annual Tree Climbing Competition at Freedom Park.
The event runs Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Some of the world’s best tree climbers competed in five categories: work climb, throw line, foot lock, speed climb and aerial rescue.
On Saturday, there also was a family fun climb. Professional certified arborists helped climbers into saddles attached to ropes secured up in the crown of the tree, and professional climbing instructors worked with each climber.
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Qualifiers from Saturday compete on Sunday for title of Master Tree Climbing Champion.