January 5, 2014

ABS 15 Youth Division 5 Championship

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January 11-12, 2014
The Gravity Vault - USR
107 Pleasant Ave. 
(@ Rt. 17 Ave.)
Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458
Invitation only


Saturday - Preliminaries
Click for Upper Saddle River, New Jersey ForecastFormat: 4 climbs, 4 minutes climbing, 4 minutes rest, no transition time
Isolation: Rolling ISO - Climbers must check in to ISO at least 20 minutes prior to their scheduled climbing time.

9:00 Isolation opens to first groups
9:00 Judges meeting
10:00 Categories FYD, MYC and MYA start
11:32 Categories FYC, MYD and MJr start
1:04 Categories FYB, FYA and MYB start
2:40 Category FJr start
4:30 Last climber finishes
5:00 Gym closes to reset for finals

Sunday - Finals
Format: 3 climbs per climber, 5 minutes climbing, 5 minutes rest, no transition time
Isolation: All climbers and coaches must check in to ISO by 9:10
8:00 Judges meeting
8:30 Isolation opens for all climbers
9:10 Isolation closes for all climbers
9:30 Categories FYD, FYB, MYC and MYB start
10:30 Categories FYC, FYA, MYD and MYA start
11:25 Categories FJr and MJr start
12:45 Last climber finishes
1:30 Awards

Team PRG Updated Preliminary Running orders:
10:00
Ella Stuccio
FYD
10:00
Jacob Woods
MYA
10:12
Soren Carlson
MYC
10:36
Jesse Grupper
MYA
10:48
Noah Wheeler
MYC
10:52
Lucy Clayton
FYD
10:52
Max Cohen
MYC
11:00
Brodie McCarthy
FYD
11:08
Griffin Barros-King
MYC
11:20
Solomon Barth
MYA
11:40
Creed McFall
MYD
12:00
Anupama McCulloch
FYC
12:12
Grace Barth
FYC
12:16
Olivia Harmanos
FYC
12:48
Benn Wheeler
MYD
1:08
Gabrielle Peralta
FYA
1:12
Maddie Caccese
FYB
1:44
Alex Pearlstein
MYB
1:52
Leilani Peralta
FYA
2:40
Brooke Weil
FJR
3:00
Zoe Steinberg
FJR

  • Each climber is required to sign a waiver.  If you have NOT climbed at either of the GV facilities since 10/16/2013- you will be required to submit The Gravity Vault Waiver
  • Climbers are NOT allowed in the main climbing area until they have completed their climbs
  • Cell Phones and WiFi devices will not be permitted in Isolation- The Gravity Vault is not responsible for holding personal belongings at the Isolation check in area. PLEASE PLAN AHEAD.
  • Hot and cold food and beverages will be available for purchase on location thanks to the GV team parents
  • Competitors shall be ranked based on the following 5 criteria, with each successive criterion used to break ties.
     1. The number of successfully completed problems (Tops);
     2. The total number of holds controlled (1.0 point/hold);
     3. The total number of “flashed” problems;
     4. The total number of attempts to tops; and
     5. The total number of attempts to “highpoint.
     If any ties exist for places 1,2,3 or 7 after following said criteria, 
     they shall be broken by a count back to preliminaries and then a 
     super final round.


  • Top 7 in each category will receive invitations to nationals
  • Arriving at the gym at least 90 minutes prior to the climber’s scheduled first climb (please leave plenty of time to park, sign The Gravity Vault wavier, use the bathroom, food, iso check in, etc.) 
     EXAMPLE: Climber is scheduled to sit for their first climb at 10:00AM
     8:30-9:00 Arrive at gym to park, sign in and get settled
     9:00-9:30 Verify Climber’s scheduled time and check into Isolation
     9:55AM Climber's name will be called in isolation
     10:00AM Climber leaves isolation and sit at his climb for 5 minutes
     10:05AM Climber begins first climb

Volunteer
Please email norm@gravityvault.com Subject: Divisional Volunteer

Hotel
Doubletree by Hilton Mahwah
180 Route 17 South
Mahwah, NJ07458
Phone: 201.529.5880 ext. 6030
Fax:  201.529.4767
Please use reservation code GRA when booking.

If you have questions about this event, please email James Harpster or Kevin Gallagher:(info@gravityvault.com) or (kqgallagher@gmail.com).

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