January 24, 2013

JIBS 2013

The Junior Indoor Bouldering Series Championships
February 16 & 17, 2013!
PRG Valley

One of the only events of its kind, including a weekend of activities - slide shows, clinics, food, music, and of course, the comp designed just for Junior Climbers! It will still feature media coverage, and over $9,000 in cash and prize Scholarships.

Registration Information   

Full Weekend Registration: $79  Includes competition registration, PLUS Lunch on Sat & All-Access pass to Sunday Clinics.
Basic Registration: $59 Includes competition registration, & One spectator pass to finals.
Deluxe Spectator Pass: $20 Includes Spectator Pass For Finals, and Lunch on Saturday.

Pre-Register no later than February 13, 2013 to get a T-Shirt!

JIBS has 3 male and female categories based on your age as of March 1st, 2013
  • 11 & under
  • 12-14
  • 15-18
Comp Details
Saturday, February 16

The format for Pre-lims will be Redpoint. Competitors will be scored on their best 5 problems. The Top 10 climbers from 12-14 and 15+ age groups, and Top 6 from the 11- age group, will advance to Finals.

Female Pre-lims - Check-in: 7:30-8:45 am | Climbing: 9-12 pm | Results: 12:30 pm
Male Pre-lims - Check-in: 12:00-12:45 pm | Climbing: 1-4 pm | Results: 4:30 pm

Finals will be a modified World Cup format. Climbers will climb 4 problems with 4 minutes of climbing time and 4 minutes of rest in between. Climbers will be scored based on the highest point reached on each problem, using falls to break ties. In the case of a tie on all problems in finals, the competitors ranking in the preliminary round will be used to break the tie.

Finals - ISO Opens: 6:30 pm    ISO Closes:  7:20 pm   Finals Starts: 7:30 pm   Finals Ends: 9:15 pm

Pro Clinics, 
Sunday, February 17, from 11am to 1pm

There will be two hours of clinics with professional climbers and climbing coaches on how to improve technique, climbing training and mental training.  This year our instructors include:
Vasya Vorotnikov -La Sportiva Team Athlete, World Cup Bouldering competitor.
Eric Horst -first ascensionist, training expert and author of the most popular climbing training series around.
David Rowland -JIBS Founder, Program Director of Team PRG (including two Youth National & Continental Champions)
Randi Goldberg -Level II USAC Certified Coach, former Head Coach of the 2009 Regional Bouldering Champions, current Team PRG Head Coach.
For more information on JIBS, be sure to check www.juniorbouldering.com  Also check out the jibs website for volunteering opportunities.

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