It's crunch time: the BMC Youth Open Bouldering 2019

Posted by Zoe Spriggins on 09/01/2019
Robin Casey competing in the Junior British Bouldering Championships 2018. Photo: Ed Wong

The BMC Youth Open Bouldering Event is a great competition for all enthusiasts and will take place at Rock Over Climbing Centre in Manchester, the home of the GB Senior Squad's training wall, on 16 February 2019.

The BMC Youth Open Bouldering competition is being held this year on Saturday 16 February at Rock Over Climbing Centre in Manchester.

Rock Over is also home to the HUB, the venue where the GB Senior Squad can often be found training.

ENTRIES ARE NOW CLOSED

Provisional Timetable can be found here

The event is suitable for the following categories:

Junior (born in 2001- 2000)
Youth A (born in 2003-2002)
Youth B (born in 2005-2004)
Youth C (born in 2007-2006)

Qualification:

The qualifying round takes place on eight blocs in a scramble format. Competitors will have a maximum of five attempts on each bloc. There is a set time limit per category and only the top climbers will make it through to the final.

Final:

Each Category final will consist of four blocs, with a four minute time limit to complete each bloc. 

Entry costs and Deadline:

Deadline for entry is 5pm on Monday 11 February

BMC, MI and MS Members £20

Non-members £25

• Please complete and submit 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 11 February.

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,;

zoe@thebmc.co.uk

0161 438 3313
07590 882 831

 


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