BMC Youth Open Lead

Posted by Zoe Spriggins on 12/02/2020
A climber falling off the main wall at Awesome Walls Sheffield during the YCS 2019 Grand Final. Photo: Sam Pratt

The BMC Youth Open Lead competition is taking place on Saturday 22 February at Awesome Walls Sheffield. Here is what you need to know if you are considering entering.....

The event is suitable for the following categories:

Junior (born in 2001- 2002)
Youth A (born in 2003-2004)
Youth B (born in 2005-2006)
Youth C (born in 2007-2008)

Timetable:

Saturday 22 February

Awesome Walls Climbing Centre

0830 – Registration
0900 – Registration closes
0930 – Qualifiers start – Q2 will start straight after Q1 ends as long as 50min rest period for 1st climber on Q2 has elapsed.
13.30 – Qualifiers finish
15.00 – Isolation opens
15.30 – Isolation closes
16.30 – Finals observation
16.45 – Finals
18.30 – Award ceremony

Qualification:

The qualifying round takes place on two qualifying routes per category. Each route must be climbed within six minutes.

Start list for Qualification Route 1 

Start list for Qualification Route 2

Final:

Each Category final will consist of one route with a six minute observation period and a six mintue time limit to complete the route.

Rules:

Can be found here

Sponsors:

 

Entry costs and Deadline:

Deadline for entry is 5pm on Monday 17 February 2020

Enter here

BMC, MI and MS Members £35

• Please complete and pay via the online entry form by the deadlines stated above.
• Only online applications will be accepted. No on the day entries will be accepted.
• Parental consent must be given for any competitor aged under 18 years on the day of the event.
• All applicants will receive an email confirming receipt of their application. They will then receive a further e-mail containing full event information after entries close on 17 Februray.

Please note that emails do not always reach their destination, it is therefore your responsibility to contact the BMC if email notification has not been received by Friday before each event.

Cancellation policy

If you cancel with less than five business days of the competition - you will not be entitled to a refund.

If you cancel with more than five business days of the competition - you will receive a 100% refund. 

Parental consent

ALL COMPETITORS MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY A PARENT OR GUARDIAN AT THE EVENT.

Parents or guardians must hand-in a signed parental consent form, you will NOT be able to compete without one.

Download the parental consent form

FURTHER INFORMATION

Zoe Spriggins, Competitions Programme Manager, 0161 438 3313, zoe@thebmc.co.uk


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