Grand Opening & The Climbing Carnival

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Date/Venue

The Climbing Carnival 2017 will be held on the 5th of November in Climb Central Bangkok

Categories

There will be Male and Female categories for all of the following:

    • Adult (18 and up)
    • Youth (13 to 17+)
    • Child (5 to 12+)

Format

  • Climbers are to complete as many routes as possible to accumulate the highest points.
  • They can either use the points accumulated to redeem for smaller prizes or to use for a chance to win the top 3 prizes available in their category.

Prizes and Ranking

  • Prizes will be awarded to winners for each category. All ranking 2017 national team climbers, climbing gym staff, sponsored athletes and finalists in any OPEN category competitions (difficulty / boulder / speed) are not eligible for prizes.
  • Rankings will be determined by category and the total number of points accumulated less points used to redeem prizes.

General Rules

  • The event will be a three-hour climbing session.
  • Some of the routes will be newly set; others will be the existing routes in the gym.
  • Participants must follow colour coding to complete a route. Any use of other coloured handholds or footholds is not allowed.
  • No belayers will be provided by the organisers, participants are to belay each other.
  • Participants of Children category are entitled to bring in one (1) adult each as belayer/guardian.
  • Regular facility rules apply.
  • “Hangdogging”, working the moves on a route is not allowed. At each fall the climber must return the ground and wait their turn if other climbers wish to use the rope.

EVENT DAY

Registration

  • All participants must purchase a score card at 700Baht. This counts as the participants registration which includes entry into the gym during the time duration of their respective category and a chance to win prizes within the category they have registered for.
  • There will be a limit to number of participants.
    o Session 1: Kids and Youth – 9am to 12noon
    o Session 2: Adults only – 1pm to 4pm
  • Slots are confirmed upon payment. Interested climbers are encouraged to register at Climb Central or online before event day to ensure slot reservation.
  • Entry during carnival schedule is strictly for participants only.
  • Participants of Children category are entitled to bring in one (1) adult each as belayer/guardian.

To Climb

  • Register and submit your indemnity form to receive a scorecard
  • Attend the event mass safety briefing
  • When the event starts, choose a route you would like to try
  • Queue for the lane by submitting your scorecard to the respective judge and wait for your turn
  • When it’s your turn, you must commence your attempt within 60 seconds, or your turn will be forfeited
  • You can only attempt the route once during your turn
  • You will have a maximum of 5 minutes to complete your climb
  • Claim your scorecard before leaving the lane
  • You are allowed to try the route again by re-joining the queue if you have failed the route. You can alternatively try another route
  • Each route completed successfully will entitle you to the designated points set for the route.
  • You are allowed to complete as many climbs as possible within the allotted time of 3 hours from the moment your category starts.
  • You may choose to use your points to redeem prizes during the duration of your category schedule. Points used for redemption will be deducted and not be used in the calculation for the Top 3 prizes.
  • Score cards must be submitted by the end of the category schedule for the points to be used in the calculation of ranking.
  • Facility will be emptied after every time slot to make room for the next.

Rules and Regulations
A climber will be asked to terminate his/her climb and be lowered when:

  • The climber pulls on a quickdraw/hanger
  • The climber rests/falls on his/her climbing rope
  • The climber uses a hold other than his/her indicated route to climb
  • The climber uses T-Nut hole on the panels
  • The climber uses artificial aid/equipment to climb the wall
  • The climber exceeds the maximum allocated time during his/her attempt

Schedule
Session 1: Kids & Youth
Sunday, 5 Nov 2017, 08:00am to 12:00nn

  • 08:00am to 08:30am: Registration/Claiming of score cards
  • 08:30am to 09:00am: Safety briefing. All participants / guardians / belayers will have to attend.
  • 09:00am to 12:00nn: Climbing commences. Score cards are to be submitted before 12:00nn for scores to be valid.

Session 2: Adults only
Sunday, 5 Nov 2017, 12:00nn to 04:00pm

  • 12:00nn to 12:30pm: Registration/Claiming of score cards
  • 12:30pm to 01:00pm: Safety briefing. All participants will have to attend.
  • 01:00pm to 04:00pm: Climbing commences. Score cards are to be submitted before 05:00pm for scores to be valid.

Grand Opening Party!
Sunday, 5 Nov 2017, 04:00pm to 06.00pm

  • Tabulation of scores, games and awarding of prizes.