2018 National Championship Series Bouldering Hamilton

This is the 3rd and final round of bouldering to crown male and female champion boulderers for NZ 2018 Age categories: Youth D (U12), Youth C (U14), Youth B (U16), Youth A (U18), Junior (U20), Open (16+), 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 OPENS competition runs entirely on Saturday. 
There will also be a bouldering competition for Youth C (U14) and D (U12) on Sunday morning.

Entry fee options for this competition are $55 (Early Bird one category), $65 (regular fee one category), $70 (Early Bird two categories), $80 (regular fee two categories), $20 (Youth C/D comp). 

Register early and save $10!

Registrations close midnight Thursday 25th October 2018. Early Bird registration price ends midnight Thursday 18th October 2018. Late registrations and those taken on competitions day will incur an additional $20 late fee.


FORMAT

Qualifiers – OPEN M/F / Youth B / Youth A / Juniors / Masters
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 – OPEN M/F / Youth B / Youth A / Juniors / Masters
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.

Youth C/D competition

10 qualification problems in boulder fest style (queuing and watching everybody else climb). Top 4 in each category through to final (4 problems) using same format as for other Youth categories


Provisional timetable is as follows - please note this timetable may change so watch this page for updates

Saturday 27th October 2018 – Qualification (Opens M/F / Youth B / Youth A / Juniors / Masters) and Opens Finals

Please Note: This timetable is provisional - times are approximate and dependent on number of competitors. A detailed timetable will be posted on www.climbing.org.nz home page once registrations have closed (Friday 26th October)

7.00 am – Facility opens for warm up

7.00 am – Technical meeting – Team Managers

7.30 am – Isolation opens – OPENS M/F

8.00 am – Isolation closes – OPENS M/F

8.30 am – Qualifiers start – OPENS M/F

10.35 am – Qualifiers end – OPENS M/F

10.35 am  – Routesetters reset for next round – climbers and spectators must either be in isolation or out of the competition arena until given the all clear by Jury President.

11.00 am – Isolation opens – Youth B / Masters / Youth A / Juniors

12.00 noon – Isolation closes – Youth B / Masters / Youth A / Juniors

Saturday PM - Qualifiers start - Youth B/ Masters / Youth A / Juniors

3.30 pm – Qualifiers end – Youth B/Masters / Youth A / Juniors

3.30 pm – Isolation Opens – OPENS M/F

3.30 pm – Route setters set up for Opens final climbers and spectators must either be in isolation or out of the competition arena until given the all clear by Jury President

5.00 pm – Isolation Closes – OPENS M/F

5.30 pm – Viewing – OPENS M/F

5.45 pm – Finals start – OPENS M/F

7.45 pm – Finals end – OPENS M/F

8.00 pm – Prize-giving – OPENS M/F

8.30 pm – Route setters set up problems for Sunday

Sunday 28th September 2018 – Qualification Youth C/D (Under 12/14s) and Finals (Youth C/D / Youth B / Youth A / Juniors / Masters)

7.30 am – Facility opens for warm up

8.00 am – Qualifiers start – Youth C/ Youth D

9.00 am – Qualifiers end – Youth C/ Youth D

9.30 am – Isolation opens – Youth C/ Youth D

9.45 am Isolation closes – Youth C/ Youth D

10.00 am – Finals start – Youth C/ Youth D

10.00 am – Isolation Opens – Youth B/A/Junior/Masters

11.00 am – Isolation closes – Youth B/A/Junior/Masters

11.20 am – Finals end – Youth C/ Youth D

11.30 am – Prize-giving – Youth C/ Youth D

Sunday PM - Finals start – Youth B/A/Junior/Masters

2.30 pm – Finals end – Youth B/A/Junior/Masters

2.45 pm – Prize-giving – Youth B/A/Junior/Masters

3.00 pm – Competition ends

 

 
October 27th, 2018 7:00 AM   through   October 28th, 2018 6:30 PM
90 Greenwood Street
Frankton
Hamilton, WKO
New Zealand
Domestic License From
Auckland Sportclimbing Club $ 0
Waikato Climbing Club $ 0
Rotorua Climbing Club $ 0
Dynomites Climbing Club $ 0
The Flying Geckos $ 0
Wanaka Cliffhangers Climbing Club $ 0
BOP Team Rocktopia $ 0
Taranaki Tuataras $ 0
International $ 0
Bouldering one category only
Junior Female [FJB] $ 55
Masters Male [MMB] $ 55
Open Female [FOB] $ 55
Open Male [MOB] $ 55
Youth A Male [MYAB] $ 55
Junior Male [MJB] $ 55
Youth A Female [FYAB] $ 55
Youth B Male [MYBB] $ 55
Youth B Female [FYBB] $ 55
Masters Female [FMB] $ 55
Bouldering two categories
Masters Male and Open Male [MMB, MOB] $ 70
Junior and Open Male [MJB, MOB] $ 70
Junior and Open Female [FJB, FOB] $ 70
Youth A and Open Male [MYAB, MOB] $ 70
Youth A and Open Female [FYAB, FOB] $ 70
Masters Female and Open Female [FMB, FOL] $ 70
Under 14 bouldering
Youth C Male [MYCB] $ 20
Youth C Female [FYCB] $ 20
Youth D Male [MYDB] $ 20
Youth D Female [FYDB] $ 20

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