2020 2021 National Speed Championship Mt Maunganui

Climbing New Zealand Speed Climbing National Championship 2020 2021, March 12th 2021


This competition will be held at: Blake Park 40 Kawaka Street, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 3116 and hosted by Bay of Plenty Sport Climbing Association.

This competition is open to all climbers who are members of Clubs affiliated to Climbing New Zealand, in all age groups from Under 12 to Open and Masters. See https://www.climbing.nz/regional-clubs/ for contact information for affiliated Clubs 

Age categories for the 2020/21 Season
Opens - born in 2005 or earlier
Juniors – born during 2002/2003
Youth A – born during 2004/2005
Youth B – born during 2006/2007
Youth C – born during 2008/2009
Youth D – born during 2010 (or later)

Anyone eligible to compete as a Youth A athlete or above is also eligible to compete in the Open events.


 Entry fee for this competition is $20 and there is no Early Bird entry fee  
Registrations close midnight 10th March 2021.  Late registrations and those taken on competition day will incur an additional $20 late fee.


This competition is run according to International Federation of Sport Climbing rules https://www.ifsc-climbing.org/index.php/world-competition/rules and consists of one Qualifying round followed by a Final round with a quota based on the number of competitors posting a valid qualifying time. The Final round will consist of a series of stages each consisting of a number of "elimination" races, the winner of a race in any stage proceeding forward to the next stage. The number of stages and races in each stage will be determined by the quota for the Final round. 

Timetable (please note this timetable is subject to change depending on entry numbers and will be updated on the event page for this event):


Friday 12th March 


7.30am Venue opens for warm up YC and YD

7.50am Technical meeting YC & YD Athletes and Team managers

8.30am Practice

9.30am Qualifiers YD M, YD F, YC M, YC F 

10.30am Finals YD, YC

11.30am Prizegiving 


12 noon Venue open for warmup YB, YA, Jun

12.50 Technical meeting YB, YA, Jun, Open, Masters

1pm Practice YB, YA, Jun

1.30pm Qualifiers B,A,J

Warm up opens Open and Masters

2.30pm Finals Yb, YA, Jun

3.15 Practice Open Masters (remember, practice is not compulsory)

3.45 Qualifiers Open, Masters

4.30 Finals O, M

5pm Prizegiving, all senior grades






March 12th, 2021 7:30 AM through  7:30 PM
Blake Park
40 Kawaka St
Mt Maunganui
Tauranga, 3116
New Zealand
Event Fee(s)
Event Fee(s)
Female Open Speed [FOS] $ 20.00
Male Open Speed [MOS] $ 20.00
Male Masters Speed [MMS] $ 20.00
Female Masters Speed [FMS] $ 20.00
Male Junior Speed [MJS] $ 20.00
Female Junior Speed [FJS] $ 20.00
Male Youth A Speed [MYAS] $ 20.00
Female Youth A Speed [FYAS] $ 20.00
Male Youth B Speed [MYBS] $ 20.00
Female Youth B Speed [FYBS] $ 20.00
Male Youth C Speed [MYCS] $ 20.00
Female Youth C Speed [FYCS] $ 20.00
Male Youth D Speed [MYDS] $ 20.00
Female Youth D Speed [FYDS] $ 20.00
Paraclimbing [P] $ 20.00
Add Female Opens [FOS] $ 10.00
Add Male Opens [MOS] $ 10.00