Weekend Preview: Feb 26 – Mar 1

If you aren’t too tired after reading about all the comps that are going on this weekend, then grab your gear and get crushing at one of them!

Thursday, February 26, 2015

NCBS Comp #2 – Vertical Reality, Ottawa, ON
Cost: $5 + day pass/membership to VR
Climbing: 6:00pm – 8:30pm
Categories: Open, Rec, Youth

Second comp of the National Capital Bouldering Series! This series has a fun format and limited registration, so make sure you sign up quick!

Saturday, February 28, 2015

NE Local 3 – Gravity Vault, Chatham, NJ
Cost:$25 pre-registered (by 2/26), $30 (2/27 or after)
Climbing: 11:00am – 3:00pm
Categories: Beg, Int, Adv

Ramapo College is hosting the third and final local NE local CCS comp before regionals.

Frostbite – Climbnasium, Mechanicsburg, PA
Cost: $35
Climbing: 12:00pm
Categories: Beg, Int, Adv, Open

Climbnasium’s annual bouldering comp is here and it will be the first one on the new bouldering wall! Come check it out!

comp – University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Cost: $20
Climbing: 10:30am – 2:30pm
Categories: Beg, Int, Adv

This is the next event in the UCS Bouldering Series Spring 2015.  Check it out!

Iron Maiden – MetroRock, Everett, MA
Cost: $45, $40 for MR team members or if you sign up in a group of 5+
Climbing: 12:30pm – 3:30pm, 5:00pm finals
Categories: (WOMEN ONLY) Youth, Junior, Rec, Int, Adv, Pro

The concluding event for the female only Iron Maiden series has a $2500 cash purse for the finalists and prizes for every other category. $5 of every registration goes directly to Urban Peaks.

OCF Local – Rock Oasis, Toronto, ON
Cost: $40, $5 fee for non-OCF members
Climbing: Girls: 9:00am – 12:00pm, Boys: 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Categories: Youth D, C, B, A & Jr

This is the first roped comp of the OCF season! The comp is scramble format with categories C & D on top-rope and A, B, Jr on lead. Rock Oasis will also be running a used gear sale in conjunction with the comp. Bring stuff to sell, bring money to buy stuff or both!!

SCS Local – Central Rock Gym, Glastonbury, CT
Cost: $35 pre-registered, $40 day of
Climbing: Youth: 10:00am – 1:00pm, Adults: 2:30pm – 5:00pm
Categories: Beg, Int, Adv, Youth

This SCS roped comp will have separate sessions for youth and adults and is being run in the redpoint format. Climbers in the Beginner category will top-rope, Advanced category will lead and those in the Intermediate category can choose between top-rope and lead.

UBS S3V13 – The Junction, London, ON
Cost: $40
Climbing: 10:00am – 7:00pm
Categories: Beg, Int, Open, UBS Alumni

Attention, college climbers! The next UBS is here! You must be a current college student or an “alumni” of the UBS comp series to participate. Check the schedule for specific climbing times for each category.

16 Bit Bouldering Comp – Earth Treks, Columbia, MD
Cost: free, but open to ET members only
Climbing and other activities: 5:00pm – 10:00pm

Earth Treks is throwing a big party for their members! There is a bouldering comp and a whole lot more…beer, food, crate stacking, games, costumes, video games, instagram contest…sounds like a blast!!!

Sunday, March 1, 2015

QCC Climbing Comp – Boiler Room, Kingston, ON
Cost: $35, $30 for QCC members
Climbing: Youth: 9:00am – 11:00am, Beg & Int: 2:00pm – 5:00pm, Adv: 11:00am – 2:00pm, Finals (from Adv only): 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Categories: Youth (10U, 10 – 12, 13 – 16), Beg, Int, Adv

This is a scramble format comp where you top 3 boulders and your top 3 routes all count towards your final score! The best scorers in Advanced will move on to an iso format finals round.

I am going down to Climbnasium for Frostbite. I can’t wait to check out the new wall. They always make you work a little harder at this comp, so we’ll see how I hold up!

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