Battle of Britain back at the Manchester Depot - 11 November

Posted by Rob Adie on 19/10/2017

The Battle of Britain is one of the UK's premiere climbing competitions, and it is back this year at The Climbing Depot - Manchester.

This year the prize pool is bigger than ever with almost £10,000 worth of prize money and raffle giveaways, along with real ale, and live music from CLANDESTINO - this is sure to be a day to remember.

Key Information:
• Entry cost is £12
• Separate qualification blocs for Senior and Junior entrants.
• Junior Categories (7-11) and (12-15).
• Senior (14-40) and Veteran (40+) categories.
• Free competition T-Shirt for all competitors.
• Competitors over the age of 14 can take part in the Senior Category if they would like the chance to reach the final.

Prizes for Senior Open Competition:
1st place - £2000
2nd Place - £500
3rd Place - £250

Running Schedule:
10am - 1pm : Qualification Category 1 (advised if you are aiming to place high!)
1pm - 4pm  : Qualification Category 2 (all the same problems, but a little more chilled out - recommended for families and those who want to stay to watch the final).
5:30pm - THE END : Mega Raffle, Category Results, and Senior Open Final

Online signup:

See the video from the 2016 BOB

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