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Archived News from Season 2015-16

12/6/2016

Regional Championship Running Order and Quick Tips

Running Order

DO check-in at ISO before it closes
DO bring good snacks and extra chalk
DO volunteer
DO cheer loudly when kids are crushing

DON'T forget to fill out Touchstone waiver online
DON’T bring wireless capable electronic devices into ISO
DON’T shout out beta while climbers are on the wall
DON’T just watch, volunteer!

Bouldering Regional Championship

 

12/6/2016

Regional Championship Running Order

Running orders will be posted Thursday. We are all very excited for the new USAC online scoring set up for Regionals!

Bouldering Regional Championship

 

12/2/2016

Regional Championship Next Week!

Check out the Final Schedule. Now that you know when your child is climbing, consider volunteering!

Bouldering Regional Championship

 

11/26/2016

Register for Regionals Today!

Regionals Registration Deadline: 11:59PM (MST) on November 30th, 2016.

Bouldering Regional Championship

Find yourself and check out your local comp results:

Members

 

11/20/2016

Results and Regionals

Thank you Rocknasium for hosting an awesome comp!

Rocknasium Results

Register for Regionals! Deadline is 11:59PM (MST) on November 30th, 2016

Bouldering Regional Championship

 

11/18/2016

Bouldering Regional Championship: December 10, 2016

  • Registration
  • Preliminary Schedule
  • Volunteer

Bouldering Regional Championship

11/15/2016

Rocknasium Comp- Saturday, Nov 19th

Rocknasium is hosting the last local bouldering comp in Davis on Saturday, November 19th.

  • 9:00am | Registration Opens
  • 10:00am | Climbing Begins
  • 2:00pm | Climbing Ends
  • Raffle and awards to follow

ROCKNASIUM
720 Olive Dr, Davis, CA
ROCKNASIUM

 

11/6/2016

Results, Regionals and Rocknasium

Thank you High Altitude Fitness for hosting an awesome comp!

High Altitude Fitness Results

Ready for Regionals?

Bouldering Regional Championship

Need another local comp? Rocknasium is hosting the last bouldering comp in Davis on Saturday, November 19th.

  • 9:00am | Registration Opens
  • 10:00am | Climbing Begins
  • 2:00pm | Climbing Ends
  • Raffle and awards to follow

ROCKNASIUM
720 Olive Dr, Davis, CA
ROCKNASIUM

 

11/2/2016

High Altitude Fitness Comp this Saturday, Nov 5th

High Altitude Fitness will be hosting a bouldering comp in Incline Village on Saturday, November 5th.

  • 9:00am | Registration Opens
  • 10:00am | Climbing Begins
  • 2:30pm | Climbing Ends
  • Raffle and awards to follow

Food will be provided by Lupita's Mexican Restaurant; $5 for competitors and guests.

Registration is open to all climbers:

  1. Before the comp, purchase a USAC Membership (Online ONLY):
    Competitor Membership ($95)- available now and good for all 2016-17 locals; recommended if you are planning to climb at Regionals
    OR
    Day-Member Pass ($10)- purchase evening before comp; valid for 24-hours from the time of purchase
  2. At the comp, pay $30 Gym Event Fee. HAF has also set up gym fee payment online.

HIGH ALTITUDE FITNESS
880 Northwood Blvd, Incline Village
HIGH ALTITUDE FITNESS

 

10/29/2016

USA Climbing Certified Coach Deadline Nov 1st

In order to be recognized by USA Climbing as a USAC Certified Coach, and in turn be eligible to enter isolation with your team during the Bouldering Championship season, registration and all documents must be submitted to USA Climbing by Monday, November 1st.

Youth Team Member Eligibility

Become a USAC Certified Coach

 

10/25/2016

High Altitude Fitness Comp on Saturday, Nov 5th

High Altitude Fitness will be hosting a bouldering comp in Incline Village on Saturday, November 5th.

  • 9:00am | Registration Opens
  • 10:00am | Climbing Begins
  • 2:30pm | Climbing Ends
  • Raffle and awards to follow

Food will be provided by Lupita's Mexican Restaurant; $5 for competitors and guests.

Registration is open to all climbers:

  1. Before the comp, purchase a USAC Membership (Online ONLY):
    Competitor Membership ($95)- available now and good for all 2016-17 locals; recommended if you are planning to climb at Regionals
    OR
    Day-Member Pass ($10)- purchase evening before comp; valid for 24-hours from the time of purchase
  2. At the comp, pay $30 Gym Event Fee.

HIGH ALTITUDE FITNESS
880 Northwood Blvd, Incline Village, NV
HIGH ALTITUDE FITNESS

 

10/24/2016

RockSport Results

Thank you RockSport for hosting an awesome comp!

RockSport Results

 

10/17/2016

Granite Arch Results

Thank you Granite Arch for hosting an excellent comp!

Granite Arch Results

RockSport Comp on Saturday, Oct 22nd

RockSport will be hosting a bouldering comp in Reno on Saturday, October 22nd. Join us comp day for fun times... tacos, live DJ, raffle, and prizes.

  • 9:00am | Registration Opens
  • 10:00am | Climbing Begins
  • 2:00pm | Climbing Ends
  • Raffle and awards to follow
  • 3:00pm | Finals

Competitors will receive a FREE lunch. Meal ticket can be purchased by non-competitors.

Registration is open to all climbers:

  1. Before the comp, purchase a USAC Membership (Online ONLY):
    Competitor Membership ($95)- available now and good for all 2016-17 locals; recommended if you are planning to climb at Regionals
    OR
    Day-Member Pass ($10)- purchase evening before comp; valid for 24-hours from the time of purchase
  2. At the comp, pay $30 Gym Event Fee.

ROCKSPORT
1901 Silverada Blvd, Reno
ROCKSPORT

 

10/10/2016

Granite Arch Comp- October 15th

Granite Arch will be hosting a bouldering comp in Rancho Cordova this Saturday, October 15th.

  • 10:00am | Registration Opens
  • 11:00am | Climbing Begins
  • 3:00pm | Climbing Ends
  • Raffle and awards to follow

Lunch will be provided for competitors by the team parent club; available to others for a fee.

Registration is open to all climbers:

  1. Before the comp, purchase a USAC Membership (Online ONLY):
    Competitor Membership ($95)- available now and good for all 2016-17 locals; recommended if you are planning to climb at Regionals
    OR
    Day-Member Pass ($10)- purchase evening before comp; valid for 24-hours from the time of purchase
  2. At the comp, pay $30 Gym Event Fee.

GRANITE ARCH
11335 Folsom Blvd Bldg G, Rancho Cordova, CA
GRANITE ARCH

 

9/13/2016

Pacific Edge Comp- October 1st

Pacific Edge Results

Get set for Pacific Edge comp in Santa Cruz this Saturday, October 1st.

  • 10:00am | Pacific Edge Opens
  • 10:30am | Registration Opens
  • 1:00pm | Climbing Begins
  • 5:00pm | Climbing Ends

Registration is open to all climbers:

  1. Before the comp, purchase a USAC Membership (Online ONLY):
    Competitor Membership ($95)- available now and good for all 2016-17 locals; recommended if you are planning to climb at Regionals
    OR
    Day-Member Pass ($10)- purchase evening before comp; valid for 24-hours from the time of purchase
  2. At the comp, pay $30 Gym Event Fee.

PACIFIC EDGE
104 Bronson Street, Santa Cruz
PACIFIC EDGE

 

9/19/2016

Excellent Start!

What a great turnout with over 200 competitors at the PG yesterday! Like us on Facebook and send feedback on the comp!

PGSF Results

Coming up next weekend, Pacific Edge will be hosting the next local bouldering comp on Saturday, October 1st. More details to come but we do know to expect new flooring in the bouldering area!

 

9/13/2016

First Bouldering Comp Sunday at PGSF!

Planet Granite San Francisco is holding the first USAC Bouldering Local comp on Sunday, Sept 18th.

  • 10:00am | Registration Opens
  • 12:00pm | Climbing Begins
  • 4:00pm | Climbing Ends

Registration is open to all climbers:

  1. Before the comp, purchase a USAC Membership (Online ONLY):
    Competitor Membership ($95)- available now and good for all 2016-17 locals; recommended if you are planning to climb at Regionals
    OR
    Day-Member Pass ($10)- purchase evening before comp; valid for 24-hours from the time of purchase
  2. At the comp, pay $30 Gym Event Fee.

Visit Planet Granite San Francisco website for details on:

  • Belaying Certifications
  • Planet Granite's Bloc Party
  • Liability Waiver
  • Parking beta

PLANET GRANITE SAN FRANCISCO
924 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA
PLANET GRANITE SAN FRANCISCO

 

9/4/2016

New for 2016-17!

For more information on the following, check out the FAQ page:

  • DAY-MEMBER PASS- now $10, can only be purchased online and valid for 24-hours from the time of purchase
  • COMPETITOR MEMBERSHIP- now $95 2016-17 Registration Open
  • RULEBOOK- 2016-17 updates
  • REGIONAL COMP ELIGIBILITY- USAC Competitor Membership purchased by Regional event registration deadline; not Tuesday after local comp. This gives undecided climbers more time to decide.
    For climbers already planning to compete at Regionals, purchase the USAC Competitor Membership now to waive all 2016-17 $10 Day-Member Fees.
 

9/3/2016

USAC Climbing 2016-17 Is On!

Planet Granite San Francisco is holding the first USAC Bouldering Local comp on Sunday, Sept 18th.

  • 10:00am | Registration Opens
  • 12:00pm | Climbing Begins
  • 4:00pm | Climbing Ends

Registration is open to all climbers:

  • USAC Membership : Day-Member Pass ($10) or 2016-17 Competitor Membership ($95)
  • Gym Event Fee: $30

Visit Planet Granite San Francisco website for details on:

  • Belaying Certifications
  • Planet Granite's Bloc Party
  • Liability Waiver
  • Parking beta

PLANET GRANITE SAN FRANCISCO
924 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA
PLANET GRANITE SAN FRANCISCO

 

8/10/2016

Bouldering Championships are Set!

REGIONAL December 10, 2016 (PIPEWORKS- Sacramento, CA)

DIVISIONAL January 14 & 15, 2017 (MIRA MESA- San Diego, CA)

NATIONAL February 10-12, 2017
SALT PALACE CONVENTION CENTER
Salt Lake City, UT

 

8/10/2016

Bouldering Regionals at Pipeworks!

Thank you Pipeworks for graciously hosting Region 201 Bouldering Regional Championship on Saturday, December 10, 2016.

 

8/1/2016

Local Bouldering Comp Dates

Start planning out your bouldering season!

  • Sunday, September 18th- Planet Granite SF (San Francisco, CA)
  • Saturday, October 1st- Pacific Edge (Santa Cruz, CA)
  • Saturday, October 15th- Granite Arch (Rancho Cordova, CA)
  • Saturday, October 22nd- RockSport (Reno, NV)
  • Saturday, November 5th- High Altitude Fitness (Incline Village, NV)
  • Saturday, November 19th- Rocknasium (Davis, CA)
 

7/28/2016

2016-17 Season

Save the dates for the upcoming 2016-17 Season. Local Bouldering comp dates coming soon!

2016-17 Season

 

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7/27/2016

Sport & Speed Nationals Wrap Up

Great comp! Thanks Matt Grossman for creating this 2016 USAC Sport and Speed Youth Nationals highlight reels:

Results

Sport Highlight Reel

Speed Highlight Reel

 

7/11/2016

Sport & Speed Nationals

Check out running order and final schedule. Good luck/smooth flights to all Atlanta competitors!

Running Orders

Schedule

 

6/28/2016

2016-17 Season

Save the dates for the upcoming 2016-17 Season.

2016-17 Season

 

6/27/2016

Speed Registration

All Speed invitations must be accepted by Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 11:59pm MT.

Sport and Speed Nationals Registration

 

6/24/2016

Second Round Registration

Competitors that received a Second Round invitation to the Sport & Speed Youth National Championships will have a ‘Y-2ND' in the invite column of the charts. Second Round registration will close on Sunday, June 26, 2016 at 11:59pm MT.

  • 1 FYA
  • 1 FYB

Second Round Sport Invites

 

6/23/2016

First Round Supplement- Sport and Speed Nationals

First round supplement Sport invitation have until Friday, June 24th at 10:30am MT to accept their invitation.

Sport & Speed Nationals Registration

Second Round invitation charts will be posted by end of day on Friday, June 24th. Speed competitors have until the close of 3rd round registration to accept all Speed invitations.

Sport & Speed Nationals Schedule

 

6/22/2016

Sport and Speed Nationals

First round Sport invitation have until today, Wednesday, June 22nd at 11:59pm MT to accept their invitation.

Sport & Speed Nationals Registration

 

6/14/2016

4-Days to Divisionals Checklist

  • Check running order
  • Check ISO closing times
  • Fill out Sender One waiver
  • Sign up to volunteer
  • Figure out non-electronic ways to entertain self and other climbers in ISO

Sport & Speed Divisional Championship

 

6/10/2016

Sport & Speed Nationals Schedule

Preliminary Schedule posted: Nationals Events Schedule

 

6/5/2016

Sport & Speed Divisionals Reminder

All Competitors/Volunteers/Coaches/Spectators must have waiver.

Sender One Waiver

Interested in a Youth Nationals Training Camp? Mesa Rim Climbing in San Diego is hosting a Youth Training Camp. For more information, visit Climbing Training Center.

 

5/31/2016

Sport & Speed Division 2 Schedule Posted

Check out the schedule for Divisionals! Running order coming soon...

Sport & Speed Divisional Championship

Remember to also sign up to volunteer!

 

5/26/2016

Final Sport & Speed Registration is Closed

Remember to make hotel reservations soon and stay tuned for the following information:

  • Running Orders
  • Preliminary Schedule

Sport & Speed Divisional Championship

 

5/23/2016

Final Sport & Speed Registration

Competitors that received a Third Round invitation to the Sport & Speed Youth Divisional Championships will have a ‘Y-3RD' in the invite column of the charts. Third Round registration will close on Wednesday, May 25th, 2016 at 11:59pm MT.

  • 1 FYA
  • 2 FYD
  • 1 MYA

All Speed registrations will close on Wednesday, May 25th, 2016 at 11:59pm MT.

Third Round Sport Invites

 

5/20/2016

Second Round Registration

Competitors that received a Second Round invitation to the Sport & Speed Youth Divisional Championships will have a ‘Y-2ND' in the invite column of the charts. Second Round registration will close on Sunday, May 22, 2016 at 11:59pm MT.

  • 5 FYA
  • 3 FYD
  • 2 MYA
  • 1 MYB
  • 1 MYC

Second Round Sport Invites

 

5/19/2016

Supplemental First Round Registration

Competitors with a Supplemental First Round Sport invitation have until Friday, May 20th at 11:59pm MT to accept their invitation by registering for the competition.

Supplemental First Round Sport Invites

 

5/19/2016

First Round Registration for Divisionals is Closed

Supplemental First Round invitation charts will be posted by 5pm today, Thursday May 19th, on usaclimbing.org and Supplemental First Round registration will open. Supplemental First Round registration allows competitors with a First Round Sport invitation to their respective Divisional Championship an additional 24 hours to register for the competition, at an additional fee of $100.

 

5/15/2016

Regionals Wrap Up

Thank you for a great comp yesterday at Pipeworks!

Results

Divisionals information- registration, accommodations, and other beta can be found on:

Sport & Speed Divisional Championship

 

5/13/2016

1-Day to Regionals

Ahead of the upcoming Sport and Speed championship season, it behooves everyone to know THE RULES.

2015-2016 USAC Rule Boook

Sport Climbing Rules from Dustin Skinner on Vimeo.

Sport & Speed Regional Championship

 

5/12/2016

2-Days to Regionals Checklist

  • Check running order
  • Check ISO closing times
  • Fill out Touchstone waiver
  • Sign up to volunteer
  • Look through La Mex Taqueria breakfast and lunch menu
  • Figure out non-electronic ways to entertain self and other climbers in ISO

Sport & Speed Regional Championship

 

5/10/2016

Hotel for Nationals in Kennesaw

Planning ahead for Nationals in Kennesaw, hotel block at Embassy Suites for west coast climbers:

Embassy Suites

The special room rate will be available until June 23rd or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first.

 

5/9/2016

Regionals Quick and Dirty Tips:

DO check-in at ISO before it closes
DO bring good snacks and extra chalk
DO volunteer
DO cheer loudly when kids are crushing

DON'T forget to fill out Touchstone waiver online
DON’T bring wireless capable electronic devices into ISO
DON’T shout out beta while climbers are on the wall
DON’T just watch, volunteer!

Volunteer Sign Up

Sport & Speed Regional Championship

 

5/4/2016

Regional Championship Next Week!

Now that you know when your child is climbing, consider volunteering!

  • Final Schedule
  • Sport Running Order
  • Volunteers Needed- sign up is open

Sport & Speed Regional Championship

 

4/25/2016

Regional Championship

  • Registration- closes Saturday, April 30th
  • Championship Shirt- order yours today!
  • Volunteer- sign up is open
  • Preliminary Schedule

Sport & Speed Regional Championship

 

4/25/2016

Divisional Hotel Reservations

Sport & Speed Divisional Championship

 

4/24/2016

The Studio results

Scores for THE STUDIO

Register today for Regionals!

Deadline for registration is April 30, 2016 at 11:59pm MT.

Sport & Speed Regional Championship

 

4/22/2016

Today's options:

If you have your 2 local comps, register today for Regionals! Sport & Speed Regional Championship

If not, get to The Studio tomorrow, Saturday April 23rd, where they will be holding the last USAC comp of the season!

  • 9:00am | Registration Opens
  • 10:00am | Rules then Climbing Begins
  • 2:00pm | Climbing Ends

Registration:

  • $30 USAC members
  • $35 non-USAC members

The Cafe Frascati coffee cart will be here from 9:00am to 12pm serving complimentary coffee drinks. The neighborhood has also seen a lot of expansion and would highly recommend heading to the SOFA Market for lunch…or maybe just a juice or ice cream bar after climbing!

Parking BETA!!! The Studio does not have a parking lot so please make sure to take a look at the places we can validate your parking in the neighborhood. The gym recommends the parking garage located at 2nd and San Carlos as we can validate your parking for the whole day here rather than just 2 hours which is true if you choose to park at the Convention Center garage. They do not validate for any of the open air parking lots that are privately owned.

THE STUDIO
396 S. First Street, San Jose, CA
THE STUDIO

4/17/2016

High Altitue Fitness results

Scores for HIGH ALTITUDE FITNESS

If you have your 2 local comps, register today for Regionals!

Sport & Speed Regional Championship

The Studio comp- 4/23

The Studio will be holding the last USAC comp of the season on Saturday, April 23rd.

  • 9:00am | Registration Opens
  • 10:00am | Rules then Climbing Begins
  • 2:00pm | Climbing Ends

Registration:

  • $30 USAC members
  • $35 non-USAC members

The Cafe Frascati coffee cart will be here from 9:00am to 12pm serving complimentary coffee drinks. The neighborhood has also seen a lot of expansion and would highly recommend heading to the SOFA Market for lunch…or maybe just a juice or ice cream bar after climbing!

Parking BETA!!! The Studio does not have a parking lot so please make sure to take a look at the places we can validate your parking in the neighborhood. The gym recommends the parking garage located at 2nd and San Carlos as we can validate your parking for the whole day here rather than just 2 hours which is true if you choose to park at the Convention Center garage. They do not validate for any of the open air parking lots that are privately owned.

THE STUDIO
396 S. First Street, San Jose, CA
THE STUDIO

4/14/2016

High Altitude comp this weekend!

High Altitude will be holding a USAC comp on Saturday, April 16th. Lupitas Taqueria will be catering the event. Lunch will be $5 a plate (Tacos).

  • 9:00am | Registration Opens
  • 10:00am | Climbing Begins
  • 2:00pm | Climbing Ends

REGISTER

  • $30 USAC members
  • $35 non-USAC members

Lead card from other gyms will be okay on the day of the event.

HIGH ALTITUDE FITNESS
880 Northwood Blvd, Incline Village, NV
HIGH ALTITUDE FITNESS

4/11/2016

Regional Championship Registration

If you have your 2 local comps, register today for Regionals!

Sport & Speed Regional Championship

4/10/2016

Pacific Edge results

Scores for Ropes Only

Scores for Ropes and Bouldering

High Altitude comp- 4/16

High Altitude will be holding a USAC comp on Saturday, April 16th.

  • 9:00am | Registration Opens
  • 10:00am | Climbing Begins
  • 2:00pm | Climbing Ends

Registration

  • $30 USAC members
  • $35 non-USAC members

HIGH ALTITUDE FITNESS
880 Northwood Blvd, Incline Village, NV
HIGH ALTITUDE FITNESS

4/5/2016

Pacific Edge comp- 4/9

Pacific Edge will be holding a USAC comp on Saturday, April 9th. The format will be a redpoint, combination of ropes and boulder problems.

  • 11:00am | Registration Opens
  • 1:00pm | Climbing Begins
  • 5:00pm | Climbing Ends

Registration

  • $25 Pacific Edge members
  • $30 USAC members
  • $35 non-USAC members

Must have TR belay certification with Pacific Edge to belay on the day of the comp. TR belay testing will be available on the day of the comp but lead belay testing will not be offered. Lead belay certification with Pacific Edge is not required but they reserve the right to stop an attempt if they witness any unsafe lead belaying.

PACIFIC EDGE
104 Bronson St. #12, Santa Cruz, CA
PACIFIC EDGE

4/4/2016

Regional Championship Registration

Visit the Sport & Speed Regional page for the following info:

  • Registration- deadline April 30th
  • Shirt order
  • Comp Schedule- coming early May
  • Volunteer Sign Up- coming soon

Sport & Speed Regional Championship

4/2/2016

Granite Arch results

Scores for GRANITE ARCH

Pacific Edge comp- 4/9

Next local Sport comp is at Pacific Edge next Saturday, April 9th:

  • 11:00am | Registration Opens
  • 1:00pm | Climbing Begins
  • 5:00pm | Climbing Ends

PACIFIC EDGE
104 Bronson St. #12, Santa Cruz, CA
PACIFIC EDGE

4/1/2016

Granite Arch Comp Tomorrow!

Granite Arch comp on Saturday, April 2nd:

  • 10:00am | Registration Opens
  • 11:00am | Climbing Begins
  • 3:00pm | Climbing Ends
  • Raffle prize drawing after climbing ends

Competitors will receive a lunch ticket. Chondos Taco truck will be on site from noon to 3pm.

Registration Fees:

  • $30 for USAC members
  • $35 for USAC Non-Members

GRANITE ARCH
11335-G Folsom Blvd, Rancho Cordova, CA 95742
GRANITE ARCH

3/17/2016

Divisionals Update: Sender One SANTA ANA

Sender One LAX will not be ready for Divisionals, so the competition will take place at Sender One Santa Ana.

Sport & Speed Divisional Championship

3/14/2016

Granite Arch- 4/2

Here's the "scoop" for the USAC sport climbing comp at Granite Arch on Saturday, April 2nd:

  • 10:00am | Registration Opens
  • 11:00am | Climbing Begins
  • 3:00pm | Climbing Ends
  • Raffle prize drawing after climbing ends

Competitors will receive a lunch ticket. Chondos Taco truck will be on site from noon to 3pm.

Registration Fees:

  • $30 for USAC members
  • $35 for USAC Non-Members

GRANITE ARCH
11335-G Folsom Blvd, Rancho Cordova, CA 95742
GRANITE ARCH

3/14/2016

Attention Coaches

In order to be recognized by USA Climbing as a USAC Certified Coach, and in turn be eligible to enter isolation with your team, a Coach membership must be purchased and all documents must be submitted to USA Climbing by April 1, 2016.

Become a USAC Certified Coach

3/13/2016

Scores for ROCKSPORT

Next one up is Granite Arch (Rancho Cordova, CA) on April 2nd.

3/3/2016

RockSport will be holding a Sport local comp on Saturday, March 12th!

Competitors will receive a FREE lunch. Meal ticket purchase will be available non-competitors.

Join us comp day for fun times... tacos, live DJ, raffle, and prizes. Raffle fundraiser benefits Team RockSport!

  • 9:00am | Registration Opens
  • 10:00am | Climbing Begins
  • 2:00pm | Climbing Ends
  • 2:30pm | Awards
  • 3:00pm | Finals

Registration Fees:

  • $30 for USAC members
  • $35 for USAC Non-Members

ROCKSPORT
1901 Silverado Blvd. #10, Reno, NV 89512
ROCKSPORT

2/21/2016

Just like that the first comp of the season is over. Scores for DIABLO ROCK GYM

Next one up is RockSport (Reno, NV) on March 12th.

2/16/2016

Division 2 Championship

Division 2 Sport & Speed Comp is set for Sender One LAX on June 18-19, 2016!

2/16/2016

First sport local comp of the season is happening at Diablo Rock Gym on Saturday, February, 20th!

  • 9:00am | Registration Opens
  • 10:00am | Climbing Begins
  • 2:00pm | Climbing Ends

Registration Fees:

  • $30 for USAC members
  • $35 for USAC Non-Members

Touchstone comp on 2/19: If climbers compete in the Touchstone comp on 2/19, they cannot place in the USAC comp, but it will count towards the 2 locals required for Regionals.

Belay card: If you don’t have a Touchstone belay card, you will need to do quick belay test before belaying at comp.

Lunch: Hot dogs and other food free for climbers

DIABLO ROCK GYM
1220 Diamond Way, Ste. 140, Concord, CA
DIABLO ROCK GYM

2/2/2016

Bouldering Youth National Championship

Schedule Updated: 2/2/2016... look like climbing now ends 30 mins later at 2:04pm on Sunday.

Final Schedule
Bouldering National Championship
 

 

2/1/2016

Save the dates for Sport & Speed 2016

Locals:

  • Diablo Rock Gym (Concord, CA) - 2/20
  • RockSport (Reno, NV) - 3/12
  • Granite Arch (Sacramento, CA) - 4/2
  • Pacific Edge (Santa Cruz, CA) - 4/9
  • High Altitude Fitness (Incline Village, NV) - 4/16
  • The Studio (San Jose, CA) - 4/23

Championships:

  • REGIONALS- 5/14 Pipeworks (Sacramento, CA)
  • DIVISIONALS- 6/18-19 (TBD in Southern California)
  • NATIONALS- 7/14-17 (TBD)

1/29/2016

Youth Bouldering Nationals: We encourage all competitors to watch other categories climb. However, due to the timing of tweaks between rounds, competitors will still not be allowed to enter the competition venue prior to their isolation check-in time.

FYI-- Watch Bouldering OPEN National Championship on today and tomorrow, Jan 29-30, and check out the Madison set up for next week!

Final Schedule
Broadcast Information
Qualifier Running Orders
 

 

1/27/2016

One week to go! See you in Madison!

Qualifier Running Orders
 

 

1/26/2016

Youth Bouldering Nationals Updates: Check these out while waiting for Running Orders to be completed...

Preliminary Schedule
Volunteer Sign-Up

 

1/11/2016

Congratulations Division 2 climbers who have been invited to Nationals!

The deadline to accept all first round invitations is Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at 11:59pm MT and USA Climbing will NOT contact competitors individuals.

Bouldering Nationals Registration

 

Visit the USA Climbing Bouldering Nationals page for the following info:

  • Comp Schedule
  • Volunteer Sign Up
  • Hotel and Venue Information

Bouldering National Championship

1/9/2016

It's here! USAC Division 2 Bouldering Championship! Remember, it's not too late to volunteer... look for Mei Li.

Results will be posted on the Bouldering Championship page at 1:15pm (Session 1) and 6:10pm (Session 2).

Bouldering Divisional Championship

1/7/2016

Nearly there! Here's what's in store for this weekend...

  • Swag bag pick up (aka Athlete Check-in) on Friday, 5pm-9pm, at Whitney Peak Hotel
  • 4 problems- 4 minute climb, :30 transition, 4:30 rest
  • Onsight format which means Group 2 competitors may not enter the gym until their afternoon ISO session opens.
  • 197 climbers are scheduled to compete for one of 6 spots in each category to go to Nationals!
  • Live streaming video begins when afternoon ISO is closed

Bouldering Divisional Championship

1/6/2016

Climb time for participants have been updated to reflect Bouldering Nationals: 4 minute climb, :30 transition, 4:30 rest

Check out the updated schedule and running orders for this weekend.

Bouldering Divisional Championship

1/5/2016

Call for Volunteers at Divisionals! Volunteer Sign Up

All volunteers get a free shirt!

Friday: Pre-Comp Check-in 4 of 5 (1 needed)

Saturday Session 1

  • ISO Check-in 2 of 3 (1 needed)
  • ISO Runners 2 of 3 (1 needed)
  • Judges 6 of 8 (2 needed)
  • Assistant Judges 4 of 8 (4 needed)
  • Scorecard Runners

Saturday Session 2

  • ISO Check-in 1 of 3 (2 needed)
  • ISO Runners 2 of 3 (1 needed)
  • Judges 6 of 12 (6 needed)
  • Assistant Judges 4 of 12 (8 needed)
  • Scorecard Runners

Sunday Session 1

  • ISO Check-in 2 of 3 (1 needed)
  • ISO Runners 0 of 3 (3 needed)
  • Judges 6 of 8 (2 needed)
  • Assistant Judges 1 of 8 (7 needed)
  • Scorecard Runners

Sunday Session 2

  • ISO Check-in 1 of 3 (2 needed)
  • ISO Runners 1 of 3 (2 needed)
  • Judges 5 of 12 (7 needed)
  • Assistant Judges 1 of 12 (11 needed)
  • Scorecard Runners

1/1/2016

Happy New Year everyone. With one week to go, running orders are posted and minor tweaks are made to the schedule.

Bouldering Divisional Championship

12/31/2015

Gearing up for 2016 Sport and Speed!

If you are a gym owner who would like to host a competition at your facility, contact Regional Coordinator, Jim Rogers at jrogers@nextrials.com.

12/27/2015

Division 2 Hotel Group code: CLIMB0116

A block of rooms for $99/night has been reserved until December 31, 2015. You can also call in to make reservations at 775-398-5400.
Whitney Peak Hotel

12/21/2015

Third round invites are posted! Register by Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at 11:59pm MT.

Third Round Invite- Bouldering Divisional

12/19/2015

New Year’s Resolution #1: Sign up to volunteer at USAC Bouldering Division 2 Championship

Volunteer Sign Up EVERY volunteer gets a great t-shirt!

12/18/2015

Second round invites are posted! Register by Sunday, December 20, 2015 at 11:59pm MT.

Preliminary schedule is also posted so get started on those travel plans!

Bouldering Divisional Championship

Interested in a Youth Divisionals Training Camp? Mesa Rim Climbing in San Diego recently opened a Climbing Training Center and are hosting a Youth Training Camp here the week before Divisionals, December 30th-31st. For more information, visit Climbing Training Center.

12/15/2015

Thank you for a great time at Regionals!

  • Routesetting crew lead by Jeremy Ho
  • Volunteers
  • Pipeworks Staff
  • Parents
  • Competitors

Check out the comp results and videos from Saturday!

Bouldering Regional Championship

12/13/2015

Congratulations to our Region 201 and 202 youth athletes that competed in the USA Climbing: Bouldering Youth Regional Championships!

First round invitations must register by Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at 11:59pm MT. Bouldering Divisional Championship

12/12/2015

It's here! USAC Regionals Bouldering Championship for Region 201! Remember, it's not too late to volunteer... look for Mei Li.

Results will be posted on the Bouldering Championship page at 1:40pm (Group 1) and 5:30pm (Group 2).

Bouldering Regional Championship

12/10/2015

Nearly there! Here's what's in store for Saturday...

  • Awesome problems by an awesome routesetting crew lead by Jeremy Ho!
  • Onsight format which means Group 2 competitors may not enter the gym until their ISO session opens at noon.
  • A lot of people- 213 Competitors, Coaches, Volunteers, Spectators (untapped volunteers), and Pipeworks Staff!
  • Climbers will be on the floor for 60 minutes (6 problems, 4:30 min Climb, 0:30 transition, 5 min Rest)
  • Live streaming video begins at 1:30pm
  • USAC Championship Scoring- We’ve provided a quick guide with a list of benefits & disadvantages and colorful graphs!
  • TOP 10 in each category will be awarded with invites to Divisionals

Bouldering Regional Championship

12/6/2015

Regionals Quick and Dirty Tips:

DO check-in at ISO before it closes
DO bring good snacks and extra chalk
DO volunteer
DO cheer loudly when kids are crushing

DON’T bring wireless capable electronic devices into ISO
DON’T shout out beta while climbers are on the wall
DON’T go hungry... La Mex Taqueria food truck will be there
DON’T just watch, volunteer!

Click to View Volunteer Opportunities on VolunteerSpot
Bouldering Regional Championship

12/5/2015

Now that you know when your child is climbing, consider volunteering!

Click to View Volunteer Opportunities on VolunteerSpot
We need help from all families to make this happen - especially volunteer judges and assistant judges. No experience necessary! Please consider signing up for a shift or two. Volunteering is fun--- you get to be a part of the competition up close, meet climbers and families, and support our climbing community.

12/4/2015

Regionals is next week!

View details on Bouldering Regional Championship.

12/1/2015

Sign up to be a volunteer at Regionals:
Click to View Volunteer Opportunities on VolunteerSpot

11/30/2015

Last day to register for Regionals:
Bouldering Regional Championship

11/25/2015

Bouldering Nationals- Book your hotel room and check out the preliminary schedule for Bouldering Youth National Championships on February 5-7, 2016 in Madison, WI!

11/22/2015

Regionals are right around the corner so don't miss your chance to purchase a commemorative, NorCal Regionals Championship t-shirt.

View details on Bouldering Championship Page

11/10/2015

Rocknasium is hosting the last local USAC Bouldering comp on Saturday, November 14th, with 40+ awesome boulder problems and FREE food!

  • 9:00am | Registration Opens
  • 10:00pm | Climbing Begins
  • 2:00pm | Climbing Ends

Registration Fees:

  • $30 for USAC members
  • $35 for USAC Non-Members

ROCKNASIUM
720 Olive Dr. #Z, Davis, CA
www.rocknasium.com

11/6/2015

Bouldering Regional Championship on Saturday, December 12th, at Pipeworks!

View details on Championship Page

  • Registration
  • Schedule
  • Location

11/2/15

High Altitude Fitness is hosting a local USAC Bouldering comp on Saturday, November 7th! Raffle, bake sale & food from Lupitas Taqueria!

Registration Fees:

  • $30 for USAC members
  • $35 for USAC Non-Members

HIGH ALTITUDE FITNESS
880 Northwood Blvd, Incline Village, NV
www.highaltitudefit.net

10/20/15

Local Bouldering comp this Sunday, October 25th, at Planet Granite in San Francisco.

There will be a few races and events happening in the Presidio the day of the competition so please arrive early for the competition. Unlike last year, there will be no road closures or parking restrictions.

Registration Fees:

  • $30 for USAC members
  • $35 for USAC Non-Members

To avoid delays at check in, please sign the online waiver and watch this required 4-minute Orientation Video ahead of time: Planet Granite Liability Waiver

PLANET GRANITE
924 Mason Street, San Francisco CA 94129
www.planetgranite.com

10/14/2015

Granite Arch USAC Bouldering Comp on Saturday, October 17, 2015.

  • 10:00am | Registration Opens
  • 11:00am | Climbing Begins
  • 3:00pm | Climbing Ends
  • Raffle and awards to follow

Registration Fees:

  • $30 for USAC members
  • $35 for Day Pass climbers

GRANITE ARCH
11335-G Folsom Blvd, Rancho Cordova, CA 95742
granitearch.com

10/5/2015

RockSport present the USAC Bouldering Comp on Saturday, October 10, 2015. Join us comp day for fun times... tacos, live DJ, raffle, and prizes.

  • 9:00am | Registration Opens
  • 10:00am | Climbing Begins
  • 2:00pm | Climbing Ends
  • 3:00pm | Finals

Competitors will receive a meal ticket for lunch. Meal ticket purchase will be available non-competitors.

Raffle tickets will be available for purchase.

If you have any questions about the competition, please call the gym directly at (775) 352 7673.

ROCKSPORT
1901 Silverado Blvd. #10, Reno, NV 89512
www.rocksportreno.com

9/28/2015

One down, six to go! The next USAC NorCal Bouldering Local will be this Saturday, 10/3, right near the beach at Pacific Edge in beautiful Santa Cruz.

  • 10:30am | Registration Opens
  • 12:30pm | Registration Closes
  • 1:00am | Climbing Begins
  • 5:00pm | Climbing Ends

Registration Fees:

  • $25 for Pacific Edge members
  • $30 for USAC members
  • $35 for Day Pass climbers

PACIFIC EDGE
104 Bronson St. #12, Santa Cruz, CA
pacificedgeclimbinggym.com

9/13/2015

First bouldering comp is Saturday, September 26th, at Diablo Rock Gym.

  • 9:00am | Registration Opens
  • 10:00pm | Climbing Begins
  • 2:00pm | Climbing Ends

DIABLO ROCK GYM
1220 Diamond Way #140, Concord, CA 94520
touchstoneclimbing.com/diablorock

9/05/2015

USA Climbing Bouldering dates are set: 201 Northern CA Dates.

  • 7 Local comps
  • Regionals: 12/12/15 at Pipeworks
  • Divisionals: 1/9-10/16 at BaseCamp
  • Nationals: 2/5-7/16 (location TBD)