Upcoming Competitions at Earth Treks

2018 USA Climbing Capital Region Youth Bouldering Championship in Rockville

We need you to make this event a success! Our volunteers help ensure the comp runs smoothly and that the kids have fun. Volunteers receive a free comp shirt, breakfast and/or lunch and a 25% off coupon for Earth Treks retail store. No experience necessary for most positions, and if you're new to judging we'll try to pair you with an experienced Judge.


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Earth Treks is thrilled to host the USA Climbing Capital Region Youth Bouldering Championships on December 8, 2018 at Earth Treks Rockville.

Earth Treks Rockville
725 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD 20852
Click here for directions

Registration is run by USA Climbing and will be open November 1 – November 30. Registration links will be available HERE.

Please note that there are registration requirements that are set by USA Climbing:
1) athletes must have competed in two local competitions and placed in the top 20 in their category in one of those competitions

2) athletes must be registered competitor members of USA Climbing by the close of Regionals registration.

Single round, onsight with six problems per category.

USA Climbing Categories are as follows:

Category Birth Year 
 Youth D 2008 or later
 Youth C 2006 or 2007
 Youth B 2004 or 2005
 Youth A 2002 or 2003
 Junior 2000 or 2001


PRELIMINARY TIMELINE (This WILL change based on registration.)

7:30am – Iso opens for 1st wave (FJR, FYA, MYB, FYD, MYD)
8:30am – Iso closes for 1st wave (FJR, FYA, MYB, FYD, MYD)
8:30am – Competitors meeting
9:00am – Climbing begins for 1st wave

Sometime between 11:30am-1:30pm ESTIMATE - Iso opens for 2nd wave (MJR, FYB, MYC)
1 hour after Iso opens - Iso closes for 2nd wave (MJR, FYB, MYC)
TBA - Competitors meeting
TBA - Climbing begins for 2nd wave

Sometime between 1:00pm-3:00pm ESTIMATE - Iso opens for 3rd wave (MYA and FYC)
1 hour after Iso opens - Iso closes for 3rd wave (MYA and FYC)
TBA - Competitors meeting
TBA - Climbing begins for 3rd wave
7:00pm – Climbing ends (approx.)
7:30pm - Awards ESTIMATE


Please follow posted signs at the gym. Parking is limited at Earth Treks Rockville. There is additional street parking and spots in the bank lot across the street until 12pm.

Only competitors, volunteers and staff will be allowed on the padded sections of the floor during the competition. All spectators will be asked to remain on the concrete walkways or in designated spectating areas within the gym.

We will be asking anyone in the gym to have a full waiver on file Saturday. Please make sure to  fill out a waiver before coming to the competition.


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