2020 2021 National Open Bouldering Championships

 Registration is closed for this event
This is the stand alone championship event to crown male and female open champion boulderers for NZ 2020 / 21 Age categories: Open (Athletes must be eligible to compete in Youth A, Junior, Open or Masters Categories to compete in this event) Opens – born during 2005 or earlier

This is a National competition run according to IFSC rules for International Competition.


The competition runs entirely on Saturday and consists of one qualifying round of 5 blocs and one final round of 4 blocs.

Entry fee options for this competition are $55 (Early Bird one category), $65 (regular fee)

Register early and save $10!

Registrations close midnight Thursday 11th February 2021. Early Bird registration price ends midnight Thursday 4th February 2021. Late registrations and those taken on competition day will incur an additional $20 late fee.


FORMAT

Qualifiers 
There is one qualifying round of 5 blocs
Each competitor has 5 mins to make as many attempts as possible to reach the top of each bloc. 
In between blocs 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
The top 6 climbers from qualifiers go through to Finals (4 blocs in 4 rounds of 30 mins).
When not climbing competitors wait in 'Isolation' - an area outside of the competition zone.
Isolation rules apply - no communication with outside allowed, no devices capable of receiving or transmitting communication allowed.
Cycle through blocs in pairs (Male/Female) in reverse order from qualification.
Climbers alternating isolation zones between cycles. 
Each cycle is 4 mins per problem.
Climbers' attempts end when their 4 mins are up.


Timetable

Please Note: This timetable is accurate according to the number of registrations received. Please refer to the timetable at the venue for updates.

Saturday 13th February – CNZ Open Boulder Champs 

 

Qualifying

7:30 am – Facility opens for warm up

7:30 am – Isolation Opens Female and Male

7.45 am –Technical Meeting  (Judges/Officials/Team Managers)

8:30 am – Isolation Closes Female and Male

8.50 am – Athlete Briefing (held in Isolation Zone) 

9:10 am – Qualifying Begins Female and Male

11.26 am – Qualifying Ends Female and Male

Finals

12:30 pm – Isolation Opens for All Finalists 

12.30 pm – Resetting - All finalists must move to isolation or leave the facility

2:30pm – Isolation Closes Female and Male

2:30 pm – Finalist’s Briefing (held in Isolation Zone)

3:00 pm – Presentation of Finalists and Finals Viewing 

3:30 pm – Finals Begin Female and Male

5:05 pm – Finals End (depending on number of finalists)

5:15 pm – Prize giving

5:45 pm – Competition ends

 



 

When
February 13th, 2021 7:00 AM through  7:45 PM
Location
Northern Rocks
Unit 17/101-111 Diana Drive
Wairau Valley
Auckland, AUK
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
BOP Team Rocktopia $ 0.00
Taranaki Tuataras $ 0.00
International $ 0.00
Bouldering one category only
Open Female [FOB] $ 65.00
Open Male [MOB] $ 65.00