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31 Mar 2017 SHEFFIELD SCHOOLS BOULDERING COMPETITION 2017

SHEFFIELD SCHOOLS BOULDERING COMPETITION 2017

 

This annual competition is the highlight climbing event for all Sheffield schools. It is run a The Mini Works in conjunction with the Links School Sports Partnership and Thornbridge Outdoors.

The Sheffield Schools Bouldering Competition is not all about the competing and winning, for many it is about participation, fun and experiencing a new activity.

Most teams are made up of pupils that have very little or no previous climbing experience

 


PRIMARY SCHOOLS

REGISTRATION

To enter a team for the 2017 Sheffield Schools Primary Bouldering competition please complete the registration form and submit by 20th January.

Teams must consist of 4 - 6 climbers and include both male and female competitors. The competitors must be in years 5 and/or 6 and don't need to be experienced climbers to take part.

Registration £45 per team (max 3 teams per school)

 

QUALIFICATION ROUND

The qualification round takes 2 hours and is run at The Climbing Works by their instructors.

Explanation of the competition format and a climbing practice will take place as part of the qualification.

The qualification will consist of 8 specifically set boulder problems. Points will be scored on how many of the 8 climbs get topped in the least amount of attempts.

Qualification sessions can be booked either during or after school hours at a time and date to suit the school and must be completed before the 10th March 2017.

 

FINALS

The top 10 teams will be invited to compete in the Sheffield Schools Bouldering Competition Finals which will take place on Friday 31st March from 9.30am - 12.30pm. Schools will be informed by the 13th March if their team has made the finals.

 


 

SECONDARY SCHOOLS

 

REGISTRATION

To enter a team for the 2017 Sheffield Schools Bouldering competition please complete the registration form and submit by 20th January.

Teams must consist of 4 - 6 climbers and include both male and female competitors. The competitors must be in years 7, 8 and/or 9 and don't need to be experienced climbers to take part.

Registration £45 per team (max 3 teams per school)

 

QUALIFICATION ROUND

The qualification round takes 2 hours and is run at The Climbing Works by their instructors.

Explanation of the competition format and a climbing practice will take place as part of the qualification.

The qualification will consist of 8 specifically set boulder problems. Points will be scored on how many of the 8 climbs get topped in the least amount of attempts.

Qualification sessions can be booked either during or after school hours at a time and date to suit the school and must be completed before the 10th March 2017.

 

COMPETITION

The competition will take pace at The Climbing Works on Friday 31st  March from 1.00pm - 3.30pm. Schools will be informed by the 13th March if their team has made the finals.

 

Find out about last year's competition here

Sheffield Schools Bouldering Competition 2016

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