2023 2024 La Sportiva Youth and Masters Bouldering Championships

 Registration is closed for this event
This is the stand alone championship event to crown male and female youth and masters champion boulderers for NZ 2023/24 Age categories: Youth D (U12), Youth C (U14), Youth B (U16), Youth A (U18), Junior (U20), Masters (35+)

Two Day Event for all Categories

The qualifying round runs entirely on Saturday - 6 problems, in 2 groups of 3 with a break between groups. 4 minutes to make unlimited number of attempts to top, 4 minutes rest between problems. NOTE: New format aligned to IFSC revised format for Youth. No isolation in qualifiers, athletes will be able to observe others climbing, seek and receive coaching between attempts. A forerunner video of the problems will be available. 

Change from 2022: There will be a designated climbing area for athletes and officials only. Coaches and spectators will need to remain outside of this area while the athletes are climbing. 

The finals run entirely on Sunday - top 6 climbers from qualification round, 4 problems, 4 minutes per problem, athletes get to observe the problems for 2 minutes per problem before being isolation through the finals rotations. (IFSC Format)

Entry fee options for this competition are $95* (Early Bird), $105* (regular fee).

*Fees included previously levied $30 athlete entry fee via clubs. Talk to your club about this if you need an explanation.

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Registrations close midnight Thursday 12th of October 2023. Early Bird registration price ends midnight Thursday 5th of October 2023. No late registrations will be accepted, including on the day.


Competitors must be a member of an affiliated Climbing New Zealand club and have a Domestic Climbing license if they want to be eligible for New Zealand Team selection.

All competitors must complete the domestic license online form prior to the competition. 

CNZ Age Categories for CNZ events in the 2023/2024 season:

Masters – born during 1989 or earlier
Opens   –  born during 2008 or earlier (and must be at least 15 on the date of the event)
Juniors – born during 2005/2006
Youth A – born during 2007/2008
Youth B – born during 2009/2010
Youth C – born during 2011/2012
Youth D – born during 2013 (or later)



Qualifiers (all categories) SATURDAY 14th of October

6 problems are completed in total 
The climber completes 3 problems in zone 1 and 3 problems in zone 2 – there will be a short break between zones
4 minutes to make unlimited number of attempts to top, 
4 minutes rest between problems 
Advantages of this format:
One extra problem 
No isolation
Athletes will be able to observe others climbing, seek and receive coaching between attempts. 
A forerunner video of the problems will be available. 
Finals  Sunday 15th October:
6 finalists 
No coaching from coaches, parents and supporters 
4 problems – 4 minutes per problem

Link to latest timetable

October 14th, 2023 7:00 AM to October 15th, 2023 5:00 PM
Boulder Co, 33-47 Northside Drive, Westgate, Auckland 0814
Auckland, AUK 0814
New Zealand
Event Fee(s)
Affiliated Club
Auckland Sportclimbing Club NZ$30.00
Waikato Climbing Club NZ$30.00
Rotorua Climbing Club NZ$30.00
Bay Of Plenty Sport Climbing Club (BOPSCA) NZ$30.00
Dynomites Climbing Club NZ$30.00
The Flying Geckos NZ$30.00
Taranaki Tuataras NZ$30.00
Cliffhangers Climbing Club NZ$30.00
No club or International NZ$50.00
Fiordland Climbing Club NZ$30.00
Otepoti Rock Wranglers NZ$30.00
Bouldering one category only
Junior Female [FJB] NZ$75.00
Masters Male [MMB] NZ$75.00
Youth A Male [MYAB] NZ$75.00
Junior Male [MJB] NZ$75.00
Youth A Female [FYAB] NZ$75.00
Youth B Male [MYBB] NZ$75.00
Youth B Female [FYBB] NZ$75.00
Masters Female [FMB] NZ$75.00
Youth C Male [MYCB] NZ$75.00
Youth C Female [FYCB] NZ$75.00
Youth D Male [MYDB] NZ$75.00
Youth D Female [FYDB] NZ$75.00
Gender Category
Gender Category