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Below is the schedule for the 2018 Midwest & Great Lakes Regions sport climbing season.  NOTE: To be eligible to compete at Sport & Speed Regionals, you must compete in two USA Climbing-sanctioned local sport comps (anywhere in the country) and hold a 2017-18 USA Climbing annual membership.

February 24 - Planet Rock - Madison Heights, MI; click here for RESULTS
March 3 - Adventure Rock - Milwaukee, WI; click here for RESULTS
March 3 - LEF - Lexington, KY; click here for RESULTS
March 10 - Vertical Endeavors - Glendale Heights, IL; click here for RESULTS
March 24 - Vertical Endeavors - Minneapolis, MN; click here for RESULTS
March 31 - EPIC - Indianapolis, IN; click here for RESULTS
April 7 - Upper Limits - Maryland Heights, MO; click here for RESULTS
April 14 - Climb Iowa - Grimes, IA; click here for RESULTS
April 21 - Ibex - Blue Springs, MO; click here for registration information
April 21 - Brooklyn Boulders - Chicago, IL; click here for registration information
April 28 - Approach - Omaha, NE; click here for registration information

Sport & Speed Midwest Regionals will be held May 12 at Vertical Endeavors - Bloomington, MN
Division 5 Sport & Speed Championships will be held June 16-17 at Planet Rock - Madison Heights, MI
National Sport & Speed Championships will be held July 12-15 at Stone Summit - Kennesaw, GA

Preliminary Schedule and Hotel Information for Sport & Speed Regionals:
Saturday, May 12 at Vertical Endeavors - Bloomington, MN
Click here for volunteer signup - we have 150 slots to fill to make the comp happen.
Click here to complete a required gym waiver; select the Bloomington, MN location.

Single-Round Onsight Sport Climbing Competition
3 routes, 6 minutes climbing, 1 minute transition, 6 minutes rest
8:00AM - 8:45AM:  Isolation open for FYD, FYC, FYB, FYA, and MYA
8:46AM:  Route preview for FYD, FYC, FYB, FYA, and MYA
9:15AM:  Gym opens to Spectators (NOTE: competitors in the 2nd session may NOT enter the gym prior to their Isolation time)
9:30AM:  Climbing begins for FYD, FYC, FYB, FYA, and MYA

1:30PM - 2:15PM:  Isolation open for MYD, MYC, MYB, FJR, and MJR
2:30PM:  Route preview for MYD, MYC, MYB, FJR, and MJR
2:45PM:  Climbing begins for MYD, MYC, MYB, FJR, and MJR
5:30PM (approx):  Sport climbing ends

Single-Round Speed Climbing Competition
All competitors who compete in Speed climbing at the Regional Championship will receive an invitation to compete in the Speed competition at the Divisional Championship.
5:00PM:  Check-in begins for all Speed categories
5:30PM:  Speed rules meeting
5:45PM:  Speed climbing begins

Awards Ceremony will follow the conclusion of Speed Climbing
NOTE:  Sport-only competitors who are unable to stay for Awards may pick up their ribbon/medal once Sport results have gone final.

Discounted Hotel Reservation Information

Residence Inn
3400 Edinborough Way
Edina, MN 55435
Studio Suite $89
Double Bedded Suite $99
Deadline for discount: 4/15/18

Holiday Inn - Bloomington Airport South
1201 W 94th St
Bloomington, MN 55431
King Bed with Pullout Sofa $95
Two Queen Beds $95
Deadline for discount: 4/27/18

Midwest Regional Coordinators - contact us at Region501@usaclimbing.org
Dustin Skinner
Steve Struthers
Mike de la Paz

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