2014 The North Face National Sport Climbing Championships will be held Sept 27-28th

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The 2014 National Climbing Championships have been announced and will be held at Neihu Sports Center Climbing Wall on the weekend of Sept.27-28th.

Sponsored by The North Face and organized by the Chinese Taipei Alpine Association,  the National Championships are a 2 day event and the biggest climbing competition in Taiwan. They’re always quite well-organized and covered by the mainstream media.

Note: The official registration form is in Chinese. If you are a foreigner in Taiwan interested in competing and unable to fill the form, please Contact us and we will help you get registered.

Details below

Date: Sept.27-28th, 2014

Location: Neihu Sports Center Climbing Wall

Entry Qualifications: Climbers over the age of 16 who have the ability to lead climb safely.  Foreigners may participate but will not receive a final ranking or be chosen for the national team.

Divisions: 

Difficulty

  • Men’s Open, Amateur
  • Women’s Open, Amateur

Speed 

  • Men’s Open, Amateur
  • Women’s Open, Amateur
Individuals who have entered the Open Division in years 2010-2012, as well as Individuals who have won the Amateur Division in that period, may not enter in the Amateur Division.

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2 Bouldering Comps Being Held at STONE This Autumn

The end of October and beginning of November will see two bouldering competitions held at STONE Bouldering Gym in Xinzhuang.

STONE Double Comp 2013

The first one will be the 2nd round of the National Bouldering Series which was first held at Yongping Elementary School over the Summer. Date is pinned at October 19th to 20th and as a National level competition it will be held according to official IFSC rules.

The 2nd comp will be STONE’s Bird Egg Cup held two weeks later on November 3rd and is a less formal one day bouldering competition.

Details forthcoming!

Hung Ying Lee Wins Adidas Rockstars China 2013

Taiwanese climber and national champion Hung Ying Lee has won the Women’s title at the 2013 Adidas Rockstars competition held June 15-16 in Shanghai, China. The winner on the Men’s side was Qu Haibin.

Both winners receive entry to the Final Adidas Rockstars event in Stuttgart Germany, on September 13-14th.

Photo - Mateusz Krzyzosiak

Photo – Mateusz Krzyzosiak

Adidas Rockstars is a Bouldering competition held in various cities around the world, combining rock music with a professional bouldering competition.

Previous rounds have included Stuttgart, Germany and Seoul, Korea.

Photos – Mateausz Kryzyosiak, Rocker Wang

Source: Adidas Outdoors weibo

2013 TNF National Sport Climbing Championships Rescheduled to June!


Because of sketchy weather, the National Sport Climbing Championships have been rescheduled to June 29th and 30th, well outside of the rainy season.

And yes, that means Neihu is open this week!

 

Source:  CTAA on Facebook

STONE Bouldering Gym 20th Bird’s Egg Cup Competition – April 28th!

Date:4/28/2013

Location:STONE Bouldering Gym

Registration Fee:

  • $200 Online
  • $250 At the door

Comp format: Free for all

There will be 160 routes to try, and there will be a raffle for all competitors. Come check it out!

Online Registrationhttp://tinyurl.com/STONE20th

Schedule

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