Join the 2019 Paraclimbing Team

Posted by Zoe Spriggins on 13/02/2019
Hannah and Anita take Gold and Bronze. Photo: IFSC / Sytse van Slooten

Are you interested in joining the Paraclimbing Team for 2019? Then don't miss the open selection event taking place on Saturday 9 March at The Quay Climbing Centre.

Details

Those wishing to compete in recognised IFSC paraclimbing competitions in 2019 will have to apply for the BMC Paraclimbing Selection Event taking place at the Quay Climbing Centre, one of the main sponsors of the ParaClimbing Team, on Saturday 9 March. The GB Paraclimbing Team for this year will be selected from those attending the event.

The selection event will consist of two qualification routes and one finals route, all will be completed on the same day. 

Selection event criteria will be published by no later than Monday 4 March.

Categories

The selection event will include the following IFSC recognised categories:
  • Upper Arm Amputee
  • Leg Amputee
  • Visually Impaired B1 B2 B3
  • NPD 1, NPD 2, NPD  3

Entry fee

All entrants must register online prior to the event. Entry to the event with BMC, MS or MI membership is £20, and non-members £25.
 
Please note that competitors are responsible for bringing their own carer and support workers appropriate to the competitors disability, to assist them to participate in the event. The BMC is not responsible for providing support workers appropriate to each competitors disability, but the staff and volunteers involved in the competition will do their best to help and support competitors to compete as best they can.

How to apply

  • Please complete the online entry form by no later than 5pm on 4 March 2019
  • Parental consent must be given for any competitor under 18 years on the day of the event.
  • All applicants will receive an email confirming receipt of their application.

ENTRIES ARE NOW CLOSED

FURTHER INFORMATION

Zoe Spriggins (BMC Competitions Programme Manager) tel: 0161 438 3313 / email: zoe@thebmc.co.uk
 

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