USA Climbing, the United States National Governing Body for the sport of Competition Climbing, announced today that it has awarded the 2019 USA Climbing: Sport & Speed Open National Championships to Sportrock in Alexandria, Virginia on March 8th – 9th, 2019. Sportrock Alexandria was opened in 1996. The gym has gone through four major expansions since its inception. It now boasts over 36,000 square feet of climbing terrain with some of the tallest walls in the Mid-Atlantic.
“Sportrock here we come! The last time Sportrock was a host to one of USA Climbing’s National Championships was in 2010 when they hosted the Bouldering Open and Youth National Championships,” said John Muse, Director of Operations of USA Climbing. We are excited to be taking the 2019 USA Climbing Sport & Speed Open National Championships to Sportrock. Sportrock recently expanded their facility making it a great landing zone for this event. It will be exciting to return to the DC area with one of our National Championships.”
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