Weekend Preview: Apr 11 – 14

Seriously, there is a comp for everyone this weekend. We have speed, lead, top-rope and bouldering. We have comps for youth, citizens, college students and pros. We have sanctioned comps, charity comps, series comps, and regionals. From Ontario all the way down to Virginia. From Friday through Monday. Pick one…or two!

Friday, April 11, 2014

Spring Cling – St Lawrence University, Canton, NY
Climbing: 6:00pm

This is a bouldering and top-rope competition for all abilities.

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Comp – Hosted by Skidmore College @ Rocksport, Queensbury, NY
Climbing: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Categories: Beg, Int, Adv

This comp is for college students!

SCS Youth Local Comp – MetroRock, Newburyport, MA
Cost: $45, $5 fee for non-USAC members
Climbing: 9:00am – 12:00pm
Categories: Youth D, C, B, A & Jr

This is a redpoint, top-rope SCS youth comp.

SCS Youth Local Comp – The Gravity Vault, Upper Saddle River, NJ
Cost: $35 pre-registered, $40 day of, $5 fee non-USAC members
Climbing: 10:00am – 2:00pm
Categories: Youth D, C, B, A & Jr

This is a redpoint SCS youth comp.

Scaling Walls for a Cause – Spooky Nook Climbing Gym, Manheim, PA
Cost: $35
Climbing: Redpoint: 12:00pm – 4:00pm, Finals: 5:00pm – 6:00pm
Categories: Beg (M&W), Int (M&W), Adv (M&W), Open (M)

This bouldering competition is raises funds for SWAN, a group that works to enrich the lives children of incarcerated individuals through music and mentoring. There will music, food, prizes & raffles. Top 3 climbers in Men’s Open & Women’s Advanced move on to finals.

Baltimore Rampage – Towson University, Towson, MD
Cost: $30
Climbing: 11:00am, Finals:5:00pm
Categories: Rec, Int, Adv

This top-rope comp is the MACCS final and is open to all college students (must bring student ID and class schedule). Advanced climbers will move on to an on-sight, one route climb in finals. There will also be a school team award.

Triple Threat Comps – Virginia Beach Rock Gym, Virginia Beach, VA
SCS Youth Local Comp:
Cost: $30 pre-registered, $40 day of, $5 fee for non-USAC members
Climbing: 9:00am – 12:00pm
Categories: Youth D, C, B, A & Jr
CCS Regional:
Cost: $30 pre-registered, $40 day of
Climbing: 3:00pm – 7:00pm
Cost: $30 pre-registered, $40 day of
Climbing: 3:00pm – 7:00pm

They are are going to be busy little bees over at Virginia Beach Rock Gym putting on 3 comps in one day! There’s one for the youth in the morning then the college students and citizens climb together in the afternoon.

Pumped Out II – Of Rock & Chalk, Newmarket, ON

This bouldering comp will help raise money for Climbers Against Cancer.

Ring of Fire (2nd Round) – Central Rock Gym, Hadley, MA
Cost: $40 pre-registered, $50 day of
Climbing: Youth Quals: 9:00am – 12:00pm, Pro Quals & Citizens: 12:30pm – 3:30pm, Youth Finals: 6:30pm, Pro Finals: 7:00pm
Categories: Youth (11 & under, 12-13), Pro, Beg, Int, Adv

This roped comp is in its second round! Tons of prizes and swag for the citizens and there will be a $2500 cash purse for the pros!

Saturday, April 12 & Sunday, April 13, 2014

Quebec Cup Comp – Altitude Gym, Gatineau, QC
Climbing: please see here for an exact schedule
Categories: Youth D, C, B, A & Jr, Open

This is the Quebec Cup championship for difficulty and speed for youth and open competitors.

Monday, April 14, 2014

Boulder Night – Gravity Climbing Gym, Hamilton, ON
Cost: free with gym entry (day pass, membership)
Climbing: 6:00pm – 9:30pm

This is a casual comp with door prizes and recognition for the top male and female finishers.

I’ll be at the SWAN comp at Spooky Nook on Saturday, squeezing in a family visit during the trip, and maybe heading out to Hamilton on Monday. I mean, it has been almost 2 whole weeks since I was in Canada;)

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