Bouldering is low-level climbing without ropes on 'boulder problems' set by National-level route setters.
Safety matting protects climbers on falling.
Climbers aim to 'Top' as many problems in as few attempts as possible.
The qualifying round runs entirely on Saturday - 5 problems, 5 minutes to make unlimited number of attempts to top, 5 minutes rest between problems
The finals run entirely on Sunday - top 6 climbers from qualification round, 4 problems, 4 minutes per problem
Entry fee options for this competition are $55 (Early Bird one category), $65 (regular fee)
Registrations close midnight Thursday 1st August 2019. Early Bird registration price ends midnight Thursday 25th July 2019. Late registrations and those taken on competition day will incur an additional $20 late fee.
Qualifiers (all categories)
There is one qualifying round (5 problems) per category.
Each competitor has 5 mins to make as many attempts as possible to reach the top of the problem.
In between problems each competitor has 5 mins rest (on a chair in competition zone) during which they are not allowed to observe other competitors bouldering.
Competitors may not receive any information about the climbs during this resting time.
Finals (all categories)
The top 6 climbers in each category go through to Finals (4 problems).
Cycle through problems in pairs (Male/Female).
Climbers alternating isolation zones between cycles.
Each cycle is 4 mins per problem.
Climbers' attempts end when their 4 mins are up.
We are allowing for 30 mins per cycle.
Please Note: This timetable is accurate according to the number of registrations received. Please refer to the timetable at the venue for updates.
Sunday 4th August 2019 – Finals
(Last updated 8.50pm 3/8/19)
8.00 am – Facility opens for warm up
8.00 am – Isolation Opens Youth C and Youth D
8.30 am – Isolation Closes Youth C and Youth D
8.40 am – Youth C and Youth D Viewing
8.50 am – 10.24 am – Youth C and Youth D Finals
10.30 am – Isolation Opens Youth B and Masters
11.00 am – Isolation Closes Youth B and Masters
11.10 am – Youth B and Masters Viewing
11.20 am – Youth B and Masters Finals Begin
1.12 pm - Youth B Male, Youth B Female and Masters Female finals finish
1.44 pm - Masters Male Finals Finish
1.15 pm – Isolation Opens Youth A and Junior
2.00 pm – Isolation Closes Youth A and Junior
2.10 pm – Youth A and Junior Viewing
2.40 pm – 4.28 pm Youth A and Junior Finals
4.40 pm – Prize-giving
5.00 pm – Competition ends
Lower Hutt, WGN
|Domestic License From|
|Auckland Sportclimbing Club||$ 0.00|
|Waikato Climbing Club||$ 0.00|
|Rotorua Climbing Club||$ 0.00|
|Dynomites Climbing Club||$ 0.00|
|The Flying Geckos||$ 0.00|
|Wanaka Cliffhangers Climbing Club||$ 0.00|
|BOP Team Rocktopia||$ 0.00|
|Taranaki Tuataras||$ 0.00|
|Open Female Combined [FOC]||$ 65.00|
|Open Male Combined [MOC]||$ 65.00|