Weekend Preview: January 11 – 12

Our first comps of the New Year and we are not wasting any time getting intense.  A Tour de Bloc stop and ABS Divisionals are this weekend, plus Power Struggle kicks off for the 8th straight year.  Time to get sending!

Saturday, January 11, 2014

Tour de Bloc – Climber’s Rock, Burlington, ON
Cost: $45+tax
Climbing: 11:00am-2:00pm Open Quals, 2:00pm – 5:00pm Exp/RecYouth, 5:45pm Open Finals
Categories: Open, Experienced, Recreational, Youth

The next stop is here!  This one is going to be amazing with professional photography & videography, the coveted winner jerseys, a $2000 cash purse for open and a $500 bonus for the open finisher with the best score in finals.  Link to live scoring!

Power Struggle 8 – Prime Climb, Wallingford, CT
Cost: $35
Climbing: 12:00pm – 4:00pm, 6:00pm Finals
Categories: Open, Advanced, Intermediate, Beginner, Masters (40+), Young Guns (11-15), Little Crushers(11 and under)

This comp has it all!  Food, drinks, an exciting finals round for open, cash for top 3 in open, prizes for top 3 in all other divisions, raffles and all the profits benefit Paradox Sports/CT adaptive climbing.

Saturday & Sunday, January 11 & 12, 2014

ABS Youth Divisionals – Gravity Vault, Upper Saddle River, NJ
Division 5

One more step!  The top youth from each region will battle it out at the division level for a spot at Nationals.

I’ll be chalking up at Climber’s Rock on Saturday still bearing a scar/badge of honor from my last encounter with the Walltopia Monster in the boulder lab.  It’s time to even the score!

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