Thanks for a great competition everyone! Check out the RESULTS!
Earth Treks Climbing Centers Columbia is excited to host a USA Climbing Sport Local Youth Competition this April. This flash format sport climbing competition is open to both USA Climbing and non-USA Climbing members born in 1997 or later.
WHEN: April 16, 2016
Schedule: Schedule and running order updated 4/15/16. Changes to Female Youth B and Female Youth D. Please note only climbers, volunteers and coaches will be allowed on the padding and in the climbing area. The best way to see your child climb will be to volunteer to help at the comp!
8-8:30am – check in for all Male and Female D, C and Male A/Jr competitors
8:30am – MYD/FYD, MYC/FYC, and Male A/JR competitors meeting. Route preview videos playing on loop in warm up area.
9:00 am – climbing starts MYA, MYD, MYC
9:50 am – climbing starts FYC
10:00am – climbing starts FYD
10:20am – climbing starts MJR
10:30-11:00am – check in for all Female A/JR, MYB and FYB
11:00 am – MYB, FYB, and Female A/JR competitors meeting. Route preview videos playing on loop in warm up area.
11:30am – climbing starts FYA, MYB and FYB
12:30 pm – Male A/JR, FYC/MYC, FYD/MYD awards
12:50pm – climbing starts for Female Jr.
1:45pm – climbing wraps up
2:15pm – FJR/A, FYB and MYB awards
Earth Treks Columbia, 7125-C
Columbia Gateway Drive
Columbia, MD 21046
$45 (USA Climbing members)
$5 additional due day of the competition if not a USA Climbing member
Flash format sport climbing competition. Three climbs per category, 5 minutes per climb. Running order will be posted prior to the event.
** Videos will be posted by 5pm at the latest today. We will get them up as soon as possible!
Please download the videos Friday night to a mobile device. WiFi in the gym day of the comp will be limited and there will be only one TV showing the videos in the warm up area.
Monday, April 11th thru Thursday, April 14th the OLD SIDE roped area of the gym will be under use by the setters to prepare for the comp until 3pm each day.
Friday, April 15th the OLD SIDE of the gym will be closed all day to allow for final preparations before the competition.
Saturday, April 16th the entire OLD SIDE of the gym will be under use for competitors and spectators. The back bouldering section will be used for spectating and the Mezzanine area will be used for competitor warm up and preview.
Members and Open Climb Services will have access to the NEW SIDE roped climbs and bouldering. At 3pm the rest of the gym will open for Member and Guest use.
We need your help to make this event a success! Please CLICK HERE and sign up to volunteer today! No previous experience necessary for the check-in, judging, and score keeper roles and all volunteers get a sweet comp shirt, breakfast and lunch!
Parking is ample at Earth Treks Columbia, but finding the gym off Columbia Gateway Drive can be a bit tricky. Please follow the directions below:
-Follow Rt. 175 West toward the Columbia Town Center past route 108.
-Take the Columbia Gateway Drive exit ramp.
-Follow Columbia Gateway Drive to 3rd light and make a right continuing on Columbia Gateway Drive.
-Take your 5th right into “Renaissance at Gateway” and then make a left (Follow the sign to Earth Treks.)
-The entrance to Earth Treks is located in the front left of the building. (Look for our logo on the door.)