8761-51 ave NW Edmonton, AB

Mega BLOCS

EXPANSION OPENING COMPETITION

MEGA BLOCS IS HAPPENING!

And we’re opening our expansion with a “5 on / 5 off” style competition. This will be a fun competition and all abilities are welcome. Get psyched for more BLOCS, more holds, more boulders, more walls, DJ, ice cream, prizes, and more! Let’s GOOO!!!

DETAILS

DATE: Saturday, June 11

TIME: 2pm – LATE

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE: 

10:00am – BLOCS OG Opens
BLOCS OG will be open regular hours.  Competitors and climbers are welcome to climb in the original space during this time.  

~1:45pm – Mega BLOCS (the expansion) Opens
The Expansion area will be revealed. Spectators will be allowed in during the competition.
At this time, competitors can enter before their designated start time and look at their boulders or watch and cheer for other climbers.

2:00pm – Competition Climbing Starts
A running order with competitor start times will be posted prior to the event. Climbers will be expected to be ready to climb at their designated start time.

LATE – Climbing Ends
Climbing will continue until there are no more competitiors.

15-30mins after Climbing Ends – Awards/ Prizes

FORMAT: 5 on / 5 off
Climbers in each category will attempt to complete 5 boulder problems.
Each climber will have a designated start time for their first boulder problem.
The climber gets 5 minutes to attempt each problem, then a 5 minute rest between each problem.
The total time for 1 climber is 45 minutes.
Prior to their start time, competitors can look at their problems or watch other competitors.

Important! You must be ready to climb at your designated start time. Late arrivals cannot be accommodated due to the nature of the event schedule.

CATEGORIES:
We recommend that you sign up for your category based on the hardest tag colour you have climbed at BLOCS in a single climbing session.

Recreational (V0/V1 – BLOCS red tag)

Intermediate (V2/V3 – BLOCS orange tag)

Experienced (V4/V5 – BLOCS yellow tag)

Advanced (V6/V7 – BLOCS green tag)

Open (V8+ – BLOCS blue/purple tag)

NOTE: Please do not sandbag a category. We reserve the right to bump any climber to any category.

COST:

$30 +gst for members

$40 +gst for non-members

NOTE: All climbers must have a facility waiver signed prior to checking in for the event. CLICK HERE to sign waiver online.

Space is limited, so register below!  Online registration closes on June 10th, 2022 at 2:00 pm.

A running order will be posted online and at BLOCS on the day before the competition.  Start times will be anywhere from 2pm until 9:30pm depending on how many people enter. Start times will be given at random.  If you would like to compete earlier or later in the day with an acceptable reason (eg. work),  please contact Colin at info@blocsclimbing.com