VauxSquad Selection event - Sunday 26th March

Posted by Rob Adie on 16/03/2017

VauxWall is running a VauxSquad Selection event on Sunday 26th March to decide their new team starting in April 2017. They will be selecting 12 members between the ages of 10-18 to be a part of the Scarpa VauxSquad Team for the 2017 period.

Being a part of the VauxSquad team has its benefits from professional coaching, free uniform and entry to Vauxwall along with a Sponsorship with Scarpa!

Selection
The selection is open to any young climbers with a minimum of 3 months climbing experience. A selection event will be held every 2 academic terms generally in the last week of term i.e. the next selection event will run on Sunday 26th March 2017 for an April Start.

Current VauxSquad members will be expected to attend each selection event. Their place is not guaranteed.

Climbing experience for aspirant VauxSquad members can be gained in our Junior Clubs.

Aims of day

  1. To deliver a welcoming fun event that allows young climber to display their climbing abilities in the centre.
  2. To select 12 VauxSquad Members
  3. To provide minimum disruption to general customers on the day.

Overview & Booking
•         Sunday 26th March 2017 9am -2pm
•         Booking & Pre-registration essential
•         Maximum 40 participants
•         Entry fee per participant £8 paid on booking

Please book this please click this link

Standard time frame for a selection day
9am registration opens
9.30am Welcome and intro to the day
10am Score cards issued & climbing begins - there will be 25 boulder problems, 1 traverse and 1 endurance circuit to attempt.
1pm Climbing ends & Score cards collected.
1.20pm Debrief and mini prize giving.
1.45pm Event ends

The selection team will review scores & observations. Invitations to join the VauxSquad will be sent via email.


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