National Championship Youth and Masters Bouldering Wellington

This is the stand alone championship event to crown male and female youth and masters champion boulderers for NZ 2019 Age categories: Youth D (U12), Youth C (U14), Youth B (U16), Youth A (U18), Junior (U20), Masters (35+)


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)

Register early and save $10!

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.


FORMAT

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).
Isolation Zones.
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.


Timetable

Please Note: This timetable is provisional. An updated timetable will be posted to the Climbing New Zealand website once registrations have closed.

Saturday 3rd August – Qualification

7.00 am – Facility opens for warm up

07:45am  – 10:00am    YC and YD

11:30am – 1:20pm   YB and Masters

3:00pm – 4:50pm    YA and Junior

 

Sunday 4th August 2019 – Finals

7.30 am – Facility opens for warm up

09:00am – 10:30am    YC and YD

11:30am – 1:00pm    YB and Masters

2:30pm – 4:00pm   YA and Junior

4.00 pm – Prize-giving

4.30 pm – Competition ends

 
When
August 3rd, 2019 7:00 AM   through   August 4th, 2019 4:30 PM
Location
Hangdog Climbing Gym 453 Hutt Rd
Lower Hutt
Lower Hutt, WGN
New Zealand
Event Fee(s)
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
Bay of Plenty Sport Climbing (BOPSCA) $ 0.00
Taranaki Tuataras $ 0.00
International $ 0.00
Bouldering one category only
Junior Female [FJB] $ 55.00
Masters Male [MMB] $ 55.00
Youth A Male [MYAB] $ 55.00
Junior Male [MJB] $ 55.00
Youth A Female [FYAB] $ 55.00
Youth B Male [MYBB] $ 55.00
Youth B Female [FYBB] $ 55.00
Masters Female [FMB] $ 55.00
Youth C Male [MYCB] $ 55.00
Youth C Female [FYCB] $ 55.00
Youth D Male [MYDB] $ 55.00
Youth D Female [FYDB] $ 55.00

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