On Saturday April 18 2009, the Calgary Climbing Centre will be hosting the Tour de Bloc Western Regionals.
This bouldering competition is for climbers of all levels and is well supported by MEC, Gripped, Friction, Metolius, Blurr, Evolv, Beta Clothing Designs, Delire Climbing Holds, Jeremy Nathan photography and Ambler Mountain Wear.
These sponsors have given us lots of gear, clothes, shoes and even a couple of crashpads. All prizes to be given away via draws. Category winners will receive medals.
Categories for male/female will include beginner(5.10and under) Experienced (5.11), Open ( 5.12 and up) and complete Youth categories.
Everybody gets to have a blast and try our 45+ brand new problems and than, after a quick break and fun comp results, we get to watch the top 8 men and top 8 women compete in a wicked onsight final.
The Calgary Climbing Centre is donating a 00 cash purse to the open category. The money will be divided between all finalists….even 8th place gets !!
Cost is +gst. Please register early, it helps us organize a better competition. Day-of registrations will not be guaranteed….first come first served.
Spectator fee is . Competitors can watch the Finals for free.
Schedule for Saturday April 18 2009
9-9:45am Open check-in
9:45am Open Competitor Meeting
10-1:00pm Open Qualifier Scramble Format
12:30-1:30pm Beginner/Experienced/Youth Check in
1:30pm General Competitor Meeting
1:45-4:45pm Fun Competition Scramble Format
6:30-6:45pm Finalist Isolation Opens/Closes
6:45pm Gym Opens to Spectators
7:00pm Results and Awards to Rec, Exp, Youth Categories
9:15pm Open Awards and Prizes.
To register or if you have any questions give us a call at 403-252-6778.
Don’t forget to look online for address, directions, updates and more info as we get closer.
Calgary Climbing Centre