Weekend Preview: March 9 – 13

This weekend is a mix of local rope comps and bouldering championships.

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

The Last Brush Slinger – Gravity Climbing Gym, Hamilton, ON
Cost: Free with day pass or gym membership
Climbing: 6:00pm??
Categories: none

Top male and female scorer win prizes at this low-key scramble format bouldering comp.

Friday, March 11 – Saturday, March 12, 2016

Tri-State Bouldering Championships – The Cliffs, Long Island City, NY
Cost: $55, $45 pre-registered by 3/9, and $5 discount for Cliffs gym members
Climbing: Friday 6:00pm Open Quals, Saturday 10:00am – 1:00pm & 2:00pm – 5:00pm citizen’s sessions, 7:00pm Open Finals
Categories: Youth: 12&U, 13-15, Adult: Nov, Int, Adv, Masters, Open

The Tri-State Bouldering Series is coming to fantastic finish.  The new Cliffs gym will host the championships.  Open climbers will have an on-sight qualifier with rolling iso and top 5 scoring men and women will move onto the finals round for a chance at part of the $5000 cash purse.  Youth and citizen climbers will have 2 redpoint sessions to choose from which should help with congestion on the walls.

Saturday, March 12, 2016

Burn Series Championships – Philadelphia Rock Gym, Valley, PA
Cost: by invitation only for all categories, but available spots may be given out first come, first served…contact PRG to see if there are any available spots in your division
Climbing: ?
Categories: 11&U, 12-14, 15-18, Nov, Int, Adv, Open

It’s time to crown the Burn Series champions in every category!  So if you are one of the lucky ones who earned an invite, strap on your shoes, chalk up, and get ready to take home a trophy in this bouldering series!

 

USAC Local Comp – Vertical Adventures, Columbus, OH
Cost: $45, $5 fee for non-USAC members
Climbing: 11:00am – 3:00pm
Categories: Youth D, C, B, A & Jr

A USAC youth local roped comp.

Citizen’s and Collegiate Comp – Vertical Adventures, Columbus, OH
Cost: $25 pre-registered, $35 day of
Climbing: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Categories: Rec, Int, Adv, Open

A roped comp for everyone else, after the youth comp.

USAC Local Comp – New Jersey Rock Gym, Fairfield, NJ
Cost: $35, $5 fee for non-USAC members
Climbing: 4:00pm – 7:30pm
Categories: Youth D, C, B, A & Jr

A sport and speed climbing USAC youth local comp.  Please note that this comp is open to youth only.

USAC Local Comp – Evolution Rock & Fitness, Portland, ME
Cost:$45 pre-registered, $50 day of, $5 fee for non-USAC members
Climbing: 10:00am – 1:00pm: C & D, 12:00pm – 3:00pm: A, B, & Jr
Categories: Youth D, C, B, A & Jr

A redpoint format sport and speed climbing USAC youth local comp.

Saturday, March 12 – Sunday, March 13, 2016

TdB Championships – Bloc Shop, Montreal, QC
Cost: $75 Open, $45 citizens
Climbing: Sat: 12:00pm – 3:00pm Open Quals, 5:30pm – 7:30pm Open Semis, Sun: 12:00pm – 3:00pm citizens scramble, 5:15pm – 7:15pm Open Finals
Categories: Rec, Exp, Open

Just when you thought TdB couldn’t get any more exciting, they add a championship event at the new, expanded, and improved Bloc Shop!!!! If you had to chalk up just reading that, you should definitely make sure you don’t miss this comp!  Open climbers will compete in 3 rounds for part of a $5000 cash purse.  Quals is an 8 problem flash format round with top 20 in each gender moving on, semis is a four problem onsight round with top 6 in each gender moving on, and finals will be World Cup format.  Citizens will get to play on the same walls in a friendly, but competitive, scramble round.

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