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Desert Classic 2018


USAC local results

2018 Desert Classic results 


INFO for USAC Youth Bouldering Local

2 time slots: 7:00a-10:00a OR 10:15a- 1:15p

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!!!)

6:00 – 6:45am: Check in

6:50 – Rules meeting

7:00 – 10:00: Session 1 of Youth bouldering

9:30a-10:15 Check in for session 2 youth bouldering

10:05 – Rules meeting

10:15- 1:15 Session 2 of Youth bouldering

1:30pm (or earlier if time allows)- Youth bouldering awards

Youth COST– Registration is NON-REFUNDABLE.

Sept 3rd – 9th $45

Sept 10th – 16th $55

Sept 17th – 23rd $55

Sept 24th – later $65




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, Chalk Cartel, Feats, Organic Climbing, Boulder Denim, Phoenix Rock Gym, StoneMan Climbing Co, and VOODOO Climbing and Crashpads.

Open Category Cash Purse Breakdown (both men and women)

  • 1st: $1000
  • 2nd: $500
  • 3rd: $250

Desert Classic Bouldering Comp Schedule (Limited to 75 competitors)

12:00a- 1:00p: Check in

1:15p: Rules Meeting

1:30p – 4:30p: Competition

4:40p: Clear gym for finals

4:45p (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.


COST: $55  –  Cost increases $10 on Sept 24th. Save some $$ and register early (Focus members save $5). Registration is NON-REFUNDABLE.

  • Vendor booths- Voodoo ClimbingStone Man Climbing Co.Crafted Energy BarsMad Rock Shoe Demo (1-4p)


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:

Word famous bake sale throughout the morning and afternoon.

Drinks will be available for purchase.

Beer will be available (during finals only) to individuals 21 years and older by donation only.