Irish Bouldering Championship

The Irish Lead Climbing Championship is the headline bouldering competition for Irish climbers.

Introduction

The Irish Bouldering Championship provides an International Federation of Sports Climbing (IFSC) format and style bouldering competition for Irish climbers. The Irish Bouldering Championship is one of two national championships run by Mountaineering Ireland. 

The Irish Lead Climbing Championship takes place over two days, youth climbers on the Saturday and senior climbers on the Sunday. The competition follows the IFSC style and format as closely as possible.

The Irish Bouldering Championship is also an excellent competition for spectators to enjoy. Come along and see some top climbers in action.

Dates and venue

Date - Youth 03/02/2018
Date - Senior 04/02/2018
Venue Gravity Climbing Centre

Times 

Saturday - Youth

Registration opens (remains open until the close of the relevant qualification round) 10:00
Qualification 1 - Youth A Male, Youth A Female, Youth B Male 11:30 - 13:30
Qualification 2 - Youth B Female, Youth C Male, Youth C Female 14:00 - 16:00
Isolation closes 16:30
Final round 17:00
Results announced 19:00

Sunday - Senior

Registration opens (remains open until 11:00) 10:00
Qualification round closes 11:00
Qualification round 11:30 - 13:30
Semi-Final round Isolation closes 14:00
Semi-Final round 14:30 - 16:30
Final round Isolation closes 17:00
Final round 17:30
Results announced 19:00

Timings are indicative and may change on the day of the competition.

Entry

  • Competition entries are accepted via the Eventbrite online booking system.
  • The cut off for entries is 8:00 pm on Tuesday 30/01/2018.
  • There is no entry on the day of the competition.
  • All competitors must fill in a Climbing Competition Registration Form.
  • The form is available at the competition registration desk and for download via the following link: Climbing Competition Registration Form.
  • To enter the Irish Bouldering Championship please use the Eventbrite online booking system via the portal below:

Format

The competition follows the IFSC style and format as closely as is practical and possible.

Youth Competition
Round Qualification Round Final Round
No. problems 8 4
Isolation No  Yes
Time 120 minutes - per round 4 minutes - per problem
Quota All competitors 5

 

Senior Competition
 Round Qualification Round Semi-Final Round Final Round
No. problems 5 5 4
Isolation Yes Yes Yes
Time 5 minutes on 5 minutes off 5 minutes on 5 minutes off 4 minutes - per problem
Quota All competitors 10 5

Categories

The Irish Lead Climbing Championship is open to climbers in the following categories.

Competition category Age
Senior Born - 2000 and before
Youth A Born - 2001 / 2002
Youth B Born - 2003 / 2004
Youth C Born - 2005 / 2006

Rules

For full competition rules click on the following link: Rules - 2017 Irish Bouldering Championship

Results

For full results click on the following link: Results - 2017 Irish Bouldering Championship