INFO for USAC Youth Bouldering Local
2 time slots: 8:00a-10:00a OR 10:15a- 12:15p
The USAC youth bouldering local will have SEVERAL problems set at the 10-12ft mark.
USAC Youth Bouldering Local Schedule (Limited to 55 competitors per session!!!)
7:15 – 7:45am: Check in
7:50 – Rules meeting
8:00 – 10:00: Session 1 of Youth bouldering
9:30a-10:05 Check in for session 2 youth bouldering
10:05 – Rules meeting
10:15- 12:15 Session 2 of Youth bouldering
1:30pm (or earlier if time allows)- Youth bouldering awards
Youth COST– Registration is NON-REFUNDABLE.
Sept 2rd – 8th $55
Sept 9th – 15th $65
Sept 16th – 22nd $65
Sept 23rd – later $75
Registration opens Sept 3rd
Approximate Ability Categories for Desert Classic:
New Climber- 5.9- V2
Intermediate: V2 – V4
Advanced: V5 – V7
Open: V7 – V11
Each climb will have 2 values- Flash and Redpoint. Score will be based on your top 5 problems, with top 7 problems and top 9 problems as 1st and 2nd tiebreaker. The redpoint round will have approx 50 problems.
Top SIX male and female climbers in the OPEN category advance to finals.
For the Desert Classic, there is $3500 in CASH for the open category, and over $4500 in prizes from our incredible sponsors: MadRock, Boulders on Broadway, Little Bohemian Massage Therapy, Planetary Climbing Holds, ENIX Climbing, SEND Climbing, Endurance Rehab, Chalk Cartel, Feats, Organic Climbing, Gripstone Climbing, Phoenix Rock Gym, StoneMan Climbing Co, Crafted Energy Bars, Black Rock Bouldering, and VOODOO Climbing and Crashpads.
Open Category Cash Purse Breakdown (both men and women)
Desert Classic Bouldering Comp Schedule (Limited to 75 competitors)
11:30a- 12:30p: Check in
12:30p: Rules Meeting
12:45p – 3:45p: Competition
4p: Clear gym for finals
4:30p (or earlier): posting the top 6 finalists
7:00p – 7:30p: Iso check in for ALL FINALISTS
7:30p: Gym reopens for spectators (Free for spectators)
8:00p: route preview for finalists
8:10 – 10:00pm: Finals
10:30pm (or earlier): Awards
11:00: Clear gym for closing
12:00: GO HOME, we all want some sleep.
REGISTRATION: Opens Sept 3rd –REGISTRATION IS FULL–
COST: $55 – Cost increases $10 on Sept 18th. Save some $$ and register early (Focus members save $5). Registration is NON-REFUNDABLE.
Format: Top 6 Open category advance to finals. 4 onsight problems, USAC onsight multi-zone scoring.
Free admission for spectators, but all spectators will need a waiver on file. Click here for the electronic waiver.
Food and Drink:
Drinks will be available for purchase.
Beer will be available (during finals only) to individuals 21 years and older by donation only.