Every single Spartan Race has a rope climb, even the stadium series. There are sometimes slight variations to them such as wether there are knots on the ropes or not and if it is over a water pit or over pads. The first one varies based on their mood but the second one is based on the locations. All stadium races have a rope climb over padding and all outdoor races have a rope climb over water.
Here are a few good rope climb tutorials from Youtube: