Weekend Preview: Mar 5 – 6

Tons of climbing going on this weekend.  Sport, speed, and bouldering for all ages!  Find the right one for you and go crush it!

Saturday, March 5, 2016

UBS Comp – Rock Oasis, Toronto, ON
Cost: $40 + tax
Climbing: 9:00am – 6:00pm
Categories: Beg, Int, Open, UBS Alumni

If you are a college student in the Toronto area, do not miss this UBS comp.  Volume 19 of the bouldering series will be held at Rock Oasis for the first time.

Iron Maiden – Metro Rock, Essex Junction, VT
Cost: $45
Climbing: 2:00pm – 5:00pm, Finals 6:15pm
Categories: Rec, Int, Adv, Pro, Youth (13 – 15), Junior (12&U)

This bouldering comp is for the ladies!  A $1000 cash purse is up for grabs to the pros in finals.  Youth and Junior categories also have a finals round.  Citizens will compete in just the redpoint round, which is also the qualifier round for the others.  $12 will get you a sweet IM T-shirt, just add it to your cart during online registration.  There is also a discount available for those who sign up in a group.

Ring of Fire 2 – Central Rock Gym, Hadley, MA
Cost: $35 pre-registered
Climbing: 12:00pm – 4:00pm
Categories: Youth: 11 & U, 12 – 13, Adult: Beg, Int, Adv, Bad-Ass

Another chance to hone your competition skills so you can show them off later this month at the Ring of Fire finals with all those national competitors watching! Youth and Adult Beginner categories will be on top-rope, all others will be leading.

CCS Local Comp – Gravity Vault, Chatham, NJ
Cost: $25 pre-registered, $30 day of, $5 fee for non-USAC members
Climbing: 4:30pm – 8:30pm
Categories: Beg, Int, Adv

This USAC collegiate comp  hosted by Ramapo College will feature sport climbing, speed climbing, and bouldering in a redpoint format.  The gym is running a youth local comp prior to this comp, so they ask that competitors not arrive before 3:00pm.

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

This is a USAC youth local sport climbing comp, top rope and lead climbing in a redpoint format.  Competitors will need their own belayer.

OCF Comp – Junction Climbing Centre, London, ON
Cost: registration has closed
Climbing: 9:00am, Finals 4:00pm
Categories: Youth D, C, B, A & Jr

This is the first difficulty local comp of the season for Ontario.  Categories D & C will be on top-rope, others will be leading.

Coupe Quebec Comp – Delire Escalade, Quebec, QC
Cost: $28
Climbing: 11:30am – 2:00pm, 3:00pm – 5:30pm
Categories: Youth D, C, B, A, Jr and Open

This the second stop for speed climbing in the Quebec Cup.  Check the FB event page (link above) for more details on format and schedule.

It Takes Two – Brooklyn Boulders, Somerville, MA
Cost: $20, $10 for BKB members (cost is per person)
Climbing: 3:00pm – 6:00pm
Categories: none

Grab a partner and get ready to climb at this bouldering comp where every problem needs two people!

CCS/Citizens Comp – Evolution Rock & Fitness, Concord, NH
Cost: $35
Climbing: 10:30am – 1:30pm
Categories: Beg, Int, Adv, Open

This bouldering comp is open to all. It will count as a local comp for USAC collegiate climbers.

Sunday, March 6, 2016

QCC Comp – Boiler Room, Kingston, ON
Cost: $40, $35 for QCC members
Climbing: Youth: 9:00am – 11:00am, Adults: 9:00am – 6:00pm, Finals: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Categories: Youth: U10, 10 – 12, 13 – 16, Adult: Beg, Int, Adv

This is a mixed format scramble comp.  Your top 3 scores from bouldering and from top-rope will determine your final score.  Advanced category climbers will be fighting for a spot in finals.  The adult climbing time will be broken up by category, Beg 9:00am – 12:00pm, Adv 12:00pm – 3:00pm, and Int 3:00pm – 6:00pm.  To make it even better, there’s scheduled pizza time from 6:00pm – 7:00pm!

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