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802-New England East

USA Climbing Region 802 - New England East (NEE)
VT, NH, ME, and eastern MA.

All information about local and regional championship competitions for New England East members will be posted on this region homepage. This region homepage is the first place to look for schedule, running orders, volunteer info, etc.

Join the New England East Facebook group for announcements about updates to this region homepage, and for info posted by the local competition host gyms. However, as there are many USAC members who are not on Facebook, this region page (not Facebook) is our primary communication channel.

 

BOULDERING YOUTH DIVISIONALS

Dates: Jan 18-19, 2019
BETA Climbing + Fitness -- Stamford CT

> Registration
> Unofficial Registration Report

When further competition info (schedule, etc) is available, it will be published on the Region 801 New England West page.

Hotel Block:
There is discounted nightly rate ($109) at the Sheraton at this link.
700 East Main Street Stamford, Connecticut 06901 203-358-8400

BOULDERING YOUTH REGIONALS

SCHEDULE / LOCATION

Dates: Dec 14-15, 2019
Location: Metrorock -- Newburyport MA
> Preliminary Schedule (subject to change) 
> Entrance Map (subject to review and possible change)

COMPETITION INFO

> Results
> ** Divisionals Registration Deadline Info for top-10 at Regionals **
> Running Orders 
> General Competition Info
> Climber Briefing
> Rules Video (all judges must watch prior to arrival)

VOLUNTEERS

> Volunteer Signup
A huge "Thank You" to all those who volunteered at this weekend's Regionals. You all know that these competitions cannot happen at all without your help.
Congrats to the 3 winners below in the volunteer raffle for Butora shoe certificates:
 - Melanie Gelling-Zurek
 - Eric Bashor
 - Robyn Ostrander
   

REGISTRATION

> Registration is closed.
> Registration Report (Unofficial)
Note: Although the Sport80 registration system generates an email with a "ticket" for the competitor, there is no need for competitors to print out the ticket and bring it to Regionals.
Please contact info@usaclimbing.org immediately if you have issues registering.
Please contact info@usaclimbing.org and region802@usaclimbing.org if a competitor needs to withdraw, e.g. due to injury.

 

 

2019-2020 SEASON SCHEDULE

 

BOULDERING YOUTH LOCAL COMPETITIONS (802)

 

09/21/2019 - Brooklyn Boulders - Somerville MA
10/05/2019 - Salt Pump Climbing Co - Scarborough ME - registration - volunteer signup
10/12/2019 - Metrorock - Littleton MA - registration - volunteer signup
10/19/2019 - Central Rock Gym - Stoneham MA - registration - volunteer signup
10/26/2019 - Metrorock - Everett MA - registration - volunteer signup
11/02/2019 - Petra Cliffs - Burlington VT -  registration & volunteer signup
11/09/2019 - White Mountain School - Bethlehem NH - registration

 

BOULDERING YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIP COMPETITIONS (802)

 

Bouldering Youth Regionals
See above.

Bouldering Youth Divisionals
Dates: Jan 18-19, 2020
Location: BETA Climbing + Fitness -- Stamford CT
Info: (To be announced)

Bouldering Youth Nationals
Dates: Feb 7-9, 2020
Location: Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center -- Redmond OR
Info: Bouldering Nationals home page

 

SPORT & SPEED YOUTH LOCAL COMPETITIONS (802)

 

Sport & Speed Youth Local Schedule is TBA

 

SPORT & SPEED YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIP COMPETITIONS (802)

 

Sport Youth Regionals
Dates: May 9-10, 2020  *or*  May 16-17, 2020  (date selection is TBD)
Location: TBD
Info: (Each competitor will only compete either Sat or Sun. Which day each category climbs, along with all other info, is yet to be announced)
Note: this event is Sport-only, with no Speed Regional competition, as per 2019-2020 USA Climbing Rulebook v3. (see the "Significant Changes" section 1.1)

Sport & Speed Youth Divisionals
Dates: June 20-21, 20202
Location: TBD
Info: (To be announced)

Sport & Speed Youth Nationals
Dates: July 9-12, 2020
Location: TBD
Info: Sport & Speed Youth Nationals home page

 

COACHES - INFO & DEADLINES FOR CERTIFICATION & ROSTERS

USAC Coach Membership; CPR & First Aid; Background Screening; SafeSport
Team Rosters; etc.
See information, including deadlines, at:
http://www.usaclimbing.org/Officials/Coaches.htm

 

VOLUNTEERS

Why do climbing competitions require so many volunteers, even with all the registration fees?
> Please read this

 

MULTI-ZONE SCORING SYSTEM FOR BOULDERING

We recommend before attending regionals, all competitors, coaches, and parents
      - read the explanation regarding the NEW Multi-zone scoring format 
      - and watch the Bouldering Rules video.
The multi-zone scoring format will be used for all Bouldering Championship events: Regionals, Divisionals, Nationals (Youth & Open).

No experience is necessary to judge bouldering championship competitions, and the multi-zone scoring system is straightforward. You'll be paired with another (experienced) judge you can learn from and can help ensure that you should be able to watch your climber. We will train you so that you feel ready!

 

MEMBERSHIPS

USA Climbing memberships for the Sept 1, 2019 to Aug 31, 2020 competition year will soon be available.
    http://www.usaclimbing.org/members/membership_overview.htm
(Or click on the "JOIN or SUPPORT" link at the top of every usaclimbing.org page.)

 

RULES

In order to help avoid disappointment, confusion, or even disqualification, it is everyone's responsibility to know and understand the rules in the USA Climbing Rulebook.

We highly recommend that everyone be familiar with the USA Climbing Rulebook.  Each year, there can be some significant changes made to the rules , and the first section of the Rulebook is "Significant Changes -- Overview."  This is a great place to start if you've read the Rulebook before.

All climbers, parents, coaches, friends, and especially judges and belayers: please watch the Bouldering or Sport Rules video on the USA Climbing Rulebook page prior to attending Regionals, Divisionals, or Nationals.

If there is any climbers briefing in iso, it might be primarily for items specific to that competition or to that venue/gym.  The climbers briefing cannot (and will not) fully review all the rules. It is the responsibility of the coaches and climbers to ensure they know the rules.

 

ABOUT USA CLIMBING NEW ENGLAND EAST REGION 

The New England East region is one of two that make up Division 8:
    New England East (802): VT, ME,NH, Eastern MA   (our region)
    New England West (801): NY, CT,RI, Western MA  (neighboring region)

The New England East Regional Coordinators (RCs) are:
    Mark Vasta, Matt Ornes, Shannon Lucia, and Eugene Ma
    (see the Region 802 Contacts link on the right side of this page.)

Nearby Regions (for other local competitions):
    New England West (801): NY, CT, RI, Western MA
    Rustbelt (702): OH, PA, NJ

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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