3rd Xinyi Bouldering Competition Happening September 20th

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Finally! The 3rd Xinyi Bouldering Competition is coming up at Taipei’s Xinyi Bouldering Gym. This is great news because it also means the holds will be washed and there will be new routes to enjoy soon!

Fees are $700 per team and two participants in one team.

Details:

Date & Time: 8:20-20:00   8/20/2014 (Saturday)

Fee: $700 TWD per team (2 participants)

Registration: 1) At the door. 2) In person at Xinyi Bouldering Gym or Civic Bouldering Gym. 3) Online: http://s.j91.me/event

Registration Deadline: 9/15/2014

Location: Xinyi Bouldering Gym

Competition style: Team Competition

Preliminary Round: Team Isolation – Partners can discuss the routes and use laser pointer. Each team has eight minutes and attempt two routes.

Partners may climb simultaneously or separate but they can’t climb the same route. Climbers can’t aid each other by physical contact, if violate, the climb is over and the score will not be counted.

The first eight team with the highest combine score will move on to the next round.

Elimination Round: Knock out round – the opponent will be decided by drawing, teams will enter the room at the same time and climb different routes. Teams will switch routes after 5 minutes time. If a tie occurred, then both team will compete with a Super Final Route after the round is over.

Scoring:

OS – 3 PS    RP – 2 PS   Bonus Hold – 1 PS  Routes: Holds Archived/Total Holds (Excluding Starting Hold)

Female Participant Score Bonus  *1.1

Adolescence Participants Score Bonus  *1.2

EX: Male (6 PS) + Male (6 PS) = 12 PS

Male (6 PS) + Female (6 PS) = 6 + 6 *1.1 = 12.6

Female (6 PS) + Female (6 PS) = 6 *1.1 + 6 *1.1 = 13.2

 

Prizes will be given to the top 3 teams, and additional small prizes will be given out raffle style.

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.

22nd Birds Egg Comp Highlight Reel

STONE Bouldering Gym 鳥蛋盃22nd from Aaron Chen on Vimeo.

Double B Bouldering Comp at B-Plus on May 10th(Saturday)

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In Taiwanese tradition, B-Plus Bouldering Gym will be closing down starting tomorrow April 26th to reset routes in preparation for the Double B Bouldering Comp happening on May 10th.

The event page is here and you can register online here or at the door.

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!