Document Type : Research Paper


Assistant Professor of Sport Management, Faculty of Sport Sciences, Razi University, Kermanshah, Iran


The aim of this study was to investigate the role of the third world rock climbing festival of Bisotun in developing tourism in Kermanshah province. This study was descriptive-analytical that was conducted as a field research. The statistical population consisted of organizers of the third world rock climbing festival of Bisotun and the sample equaled the population. A researcher-made questionnaire was used to collect data; its content validity was approved by sport management professors and experts and its reliability was calculated by Cronbach alpha as 0.89. Descriptive and inferential statistics (one-sample t test) was used to analyze data. The results showed that role of the third world rock climbing festival of Bisotun was significant in the political dimension of tourism development (mean=4.27), sociocultural dimension (mean=4.0) and environmental dimension (mean=3.47). But it was not significant in economic dimension (mean=3.06).  


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