January 30, 2015

Winter Burn - 2015



January 24, 2015
the 9th Annual
Indoor Climbing Competition
2nd event of the Burn Series
255 South Mount Airy Road
Valley Township, PA 19320


Winter Burn 2015 Results:  Adults  |   Youth

Youth Competition
9 am: Check In Opens
10 am - 1pm: Redpoint Climbing Competition
Awards to follow!

Citizen's Comp

- open to amateur climbers of all ability levels, $1000 Cash Purse!
3:30 pm: Check In
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm: Preliminary Redpoint Competition
8:30 pm: Open Finals
Awards to Follow!

All times subject to change.


$44.50 Pre-Registered* / $49.50 at the Door

 *PRG Members save $5 off pre-registration fee. Use the code PRGM.
Pre-register by January 22 to receive a FREE T-Shirt!
Competitors may register online or you may call 877-822-7673 to register by phone.

FREE Drinks for all competitors, prizes for all categories and raffles, libations and after-party. Stay and watch some of the best climbers in the area go head to head in Finals. Spectators are welcome!


Format
The format will be an Open Redpoint Format with a Modified World Cup Finals for Open Competitors.Climbers' rank in pre-lims and the Junior Event will be based on their top 5 problems. There is no limit on the number of tries. For Open Categories there will be a final round, for up to 8 competitors, or one more than half of competitors present, whichever is smaller. The format for Finals will be Modified World Cup (Onsight). All competitors, parents and coaches are expected to be familiar with these rules prior to attending the competition. Formats are subject to change at any time, subject to the discretion of the PRG.

Categories

Adult Categories
Open: Male V8 & up, Female V7- & Up
Advance: Male  V5+ to V8-, Female V4+ to V6+  
Intermediate: Male  V3- to V5, Female V2 - V4  
Novice: Male  V2+ & Under, Female V1+ & Under

Youth Categories

11 & Under  |  12-14  |  15-18  -- Male & Female. 

Age categories are automatically calculated on the basis of birthdates, with the cut-off being March 1, 2015.

Youth (16 & Over) may compete as Open competitors, but their Series Rating will only be calculated (for awards) in that category for that event. If a Youth chooses to compete as an Open competitor in any two pre-lim events, they will be tracked as an Open competitor for the duration of the Burn series, and will not be eligble to compete in a Youth Category at the Burn Championships. 


Volunteer

It takes a lot of dedicated individuals to put on an exceptional competition. We are always looking for interested volunteers who can help make these events the best they can possibly be. In particular, volunteers can help with Judging, Scoring, Set Up and Route Setting. If you would like to volunteer for the Midnight Burn in any one of these areas, please contact Randi Goldberg.

January 19, 2015

ABS 16 Youth National Championship: Madison, Wisconsin

February 13- 15, 2015

Monona Terrace 
1 John Nolen Drive 
Madison, WI 54703

Partner Facility:
Boulders Climbing Gym 
3964 Commercial Ave 
Madison, WI 53714

Visit http://www.absnationals.org/ up to date for details

The ABS 16 Open & Youth National Championships will be streamed live at www.LT11.com.



ABS 16 Preliminary Youth Nationals Schedule

Friday (2.13.15) Qualifiers
4 problems, 4 minutes climbing, 4 minutes rest, no transition time
7:30  -  Isolation Area Opens - FYC / MYC
8:30  -  Isolation Area Closes - FYC / MYC
8:30  - DOORS OPEN FOR SPECTATORS
9:00  - Climbing Begins - FYC / MYC
10:00 -  Isolation Area Opens - MYD / FYB
11:00 -  Isolation Area Closes - MYD / FYB
11:40 - Climbing Begins - MYD
11:48 - Climbing Begins - FYB
12:45 -  Isolation Area Opens - FYD / MYB
1:45  -  Isolation Area Closes - FYD / MYB
2:12  - Climbing Begins - FYD
2:36  - Climbing Begins - MYB
3:30  -  Isolation Area Opens - FYA / MYA
4:30  -  Isolation Area Closes - FYA / MYA
5:04  - Climbing Begins - FYA
5:12  - Climbing Begins - MYA
6:15  -  Isolation Area Opens - FJR / MJR
7:15  -  Isolation Area Closes - FJR / MJR
7:40  - Climbing Begins - FJR
7:52  - Climbing Begins - MJR

Saturday (2.14.15) Semifinals (top 16 from qualifiers)
3 problems, 4 minutes climbing, 4 minutes rest, no transition time
10:30 -  Isolation Area Opens - FYC / MYC
11:30 -  Isolation Area Closes - FYC / MYC
11:30 - DOORS OPEN FOR SPECTATORS
12:00 - Climbing Begins - FYC / MYC
11:50 -  Isolation Area Opens - MYD / FYB
12:50 -  Isolation Area Closes - MYD / FYB
1:15  -  Isolation Area Opens - FYD / MYB
2:15  -  Isolation Area Closes - FYD / MYB
2:45  - Climbing Begins - FYD / MYB
2:45  -  Isolation Area Opens - FYA / MYA
3:45  -  Isolation Area Closes - FYA / MYA
4:10  -  Isolation Area Opens - FJR / MJR
4:15  - Climbing Begins - FYA / MYA
5:10  -  Isolation Area Closes - FJR / MJR
5:35  - Climbing Begins - FJR / MJR

Sunday (2.15.15) Finals (Top 10 from semis)
3 problems, 4 minutes climbing, 4 minutes rest, no transition time
8:00  -  Isolation Area Opens - FYC / MYD / MYC / FYB
9:00  -  Isolation Area Closes - FYC / MYD / MYC / FYB
9:00  - DOORS OPEN FOR SPECTATORS
9:30  - Climbing Begins - FYC / MYC
9:45  -  Isolation Area Opens - FYD / MYB / FYA / MYA
10:22 - Climbing Begins - MYD / FYB
10:45 -  Isolation area Closes - FYD / MYB / FYA / MYA
11:15 - Climbing Begins - FYD
11:30 - Climbing Begins - MYB
11:45 -  Isolation area Opens - FJR / MJR
12:22 - Climbing Begins - FYA / MYA
12:45 -  Isolation Area Closes - FJR / MJR
1:14  - Climbing Begins - FJR / MJR
2:45  - Awards Ceremony

Youth competitors that are unable to make athlete check-in on Thursday February 12th can print and sign a 3rd Party Authorization Form so that a third party can check-in for them.

Volunteer 
Sign-up here to help out at the ABS 16 Youth National Championships

January 11, 2015

TeamPRG wins Division 5 Bouldering Championship!



Sunday, January 11, 2015

Congrats to all Team PRG members who competed at Divisionals this past weekend. 16 team members placed in the top 10 in their respective categories on Saturday and competed in finals on Sunday. In finals, TeamPRG's Zoe Steinberg, Solomon Barth, Noah Wheeler and Griffin Barros-King won their respective categories. Alex Pearlstein, Benn Wheeler and Jesse Grupper also finished on the podium. Thirteen team member will be moving on to nationals in Madison Wisconsin. Detailed scoring is be posted below team results. Click on each image to zoom in.


Final Place
Name
Category
6
Leilani
Peralta
FA
*
7
Gabrielle
Peralta
FA
*
6
Grace
Barth
FB
*
9
Olivia
Harmanos
FB
20
Stephanie
Celommi
FB
9
Lucy
Clayton
FC
11
Anupama
Mcculloch
FC
20
Allyson
Trexler
FC
9
Brodie
Mccarthy
FD
1
Zoe
Steinberg
FJR
*
15
Isabel
Gourley
FJR
2
Alex
Pearlstein
MA
*
12
Conor
Gourley
MA
13
Ben
Maurer
MA
1
Griffin
Barros-King
MB
*
13
Jacob
Allwein
MB
18
Kevin
Celommi
MB
1
Noah
Wheeler
MC
*
5
Soren
Carlson
MC
*
3
Benn
Wheeler
MD
*
7
Creed
Mcfall
MD
*
12
William
Peralta
MD
19
Colby
Lairdieson
MD
1
Solomon
Barth
MJr
*
3
Jesse
Grupper
MJr
*
5
Jacob
Woods
MJr
*
11
James
Pesce
MJr
*Nationals invitation

Female D

Female C

Female B

Female A

Female Jr

Male D

Male C

Male B

Male A

Male Jr

January 10, 2015

ABS 16 Division 5 Qualifier Results



Saturday, January 10, 2015




Congrats to all Team PRG members who competed in the qualification round at Divisionals today. 16 team members placed in the top 10 in their respective categories and will compete in finals on Sunday. Top 7 in finals will receive automatic invitations to Nationals. Detailed scoring is be posted below team results. Click on each image to zoom in.


Qualifier Place Name Category
6* Gabrielle Peralta FA
7* Leilani Peralta FA
7* Olivia Harmanos FB
6* Grace Barth FB
20 Stephanie Celommi FB
20 Allyson Trexler FC
11 Anupama Mcculloch FC
7* Lucy Clayton FC
10* Brodie Mccarthy FD
1* Zoe Steinberg FJR
15 Isabel Gourley FJR
12 Conor Gourley MA
5* Alex Pearlstein MA
13 Ben Maurer MA
13 Jacob Allwein MB
18 Kevin Celommi MB
1* Griffin Barros-King MB
2* Noah Wheeler MC
6* Soren Carlson MC
7* Creed Mcfall MD
19 Colby Lairdieson MD
12 William Peralta MD
2* Benn Wheeler MD
8* Jesse Grupper MJr
5* Jacob Woods MJr
3* Solomon Barth MJr
11 James Pesce MJr


Female D

Female C

Female B

Female A

Female Jr


Male D

Male C

Male B

Male A


Male Jr


ABS 16 Division 5 Championships


Saturday-Sunday, January 10-11, 2015


Registration:
Climbers with an invitation to Divisionals must register here no later than Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 11:59pm MT. Registration is your only means of accepting your invitation. Invitations that are not accepted are passed down to the next competitor. 2nd round invitation charts should be posted Thursday on the USA Climbing home page.

Volunteer:
For the comp to run smoothly and successfully, please volunteer at 
http://www.signupgenius.com/go/904084aa4ac29ab9-abs16usa

Hotel:
Randi has procured a group deal for us for Divisionals at the Homewood Suites. Rooms will be $99 a night. They have set aside 20 rooms for us. Check your email or facebook page for the link. If you did not get the email, email me so I can add you to the list and send you the link.


Schedule
Qualification Round - Saturday, 10 January 2015:
  • 4 climbs: 4 minutes to climb, 4 minutes of rest, no transition
  • Rolling isolation for Saturday qualification round
  • Each climber should check into isolation 20 minutes prior to their category's posted climbing time
  • Climbers are NOT allowed to enter the gym prior to entering ISO. If a climber enters the gym before they enter ISO they may be disqualified from the event.
  • Judges meetings will be at 9:10, 10:40, 12:10 -- attend only the meeting before your first shift -- meet by the speed wall
9:00 Isolation Opens
9:40 FYB, MYC, FYD Iso closes
10:00 FYB, MYC, FYD categories climbing begins
11:16 FYC, MYD, MYA Iso closes
11:20 FJR Iso closes
11:36 FYC, MYD, MYA categories climbing begins
11:40 FJR category climbing begins
12:48 FYA, MYB, MJR Iso closes
1:08 FYA, MYB, MJR categories climbing begins
3:30 Gym closes to all climbers, coaches and spectators to reset for finals

Full Qualifier running order available here.


TeamPRG Qualifier Running orders
start times are approximate
Start time Order Name Category
10:36 AM 10 Noah Wheeler MC
10:52 AM 14 Brodie Mccarthy FD
10:56 AM 15 Soren Carlson MC
11:12 AM 19 Olivia Harmanos FB
11:20 AM 21 Grace Barth FB
11:28 AM 23 Stephanie Celommi FB
11:44 AM 3 Allyson Trexler FC
11:48 AM 3 Zoe Steinberg FJR
11:48 AM 4 Anupama Mcculloch FC
11:48 AM 4 Creed Mcfall MD
12:08 PM 9 Colby Lairdieson MD
12:16 PM 10 Isabel Gourley FJR
12:20 PM 12 Conor Gourley MA
12:24 PM 13 Alex Pearlstein MA
12:24 PM 13 William Peralta MD
12:36 PM 16 Lucy Clayton FC
12:48 PM 19 Benn Wheeler MD
12:52 PM 20 Ben Maurer MA
1:20 PM 4 Jacob Allwein MB
1:28 PM 6 Gabrielle Peralta FA
1:28 PM 6 Kevin Celommi MB
1:28 PM 6 Jesse Grupper MJr
1:32 PM 7 Leilani Peralta FA
1:56 PM 13 Jacob Woods MJr
2:08 PM 16 Solomon Barth MJr
2:20 PM 19 Griffin Barros-King MB
2:24 PM 20 James Pesce MJr


Final Round for Top 10 from Qualifiers - Sunday, 11 January 2015: 
  • 3 climbs: 5 minutes to climb, 5 minutes of rest, no transition
  • Single isolation, all climbers and coaches must check into isolation by 9:40AM.
  • Top 7 in each category receive automatic invite to nationals in Madison, Wisconsin
9:00Isolation Opens for all climbers
9:00Judges meeting
9:40Isolation Closes for all climbers
9:45National Anthem
10:00FYB, MYC, FYD, MYB climbing begins
11:10FYA, FYC, MYD, MYA climbing begins
12:10FJR, MJR climbing begins
2:00(approx) Awards
TeamPRG Finals Running orders
start times are approximate
Start time Qualifier Place Name Category
10:04 10 Brodie Mccarthy FD
10:20 7 Olivia Harmanos FB
10:24 6 Grace Barth FB
10:36 1 Griffin Barros-King MB
11:22 7 Leilani Peralta FA
11:22 7 Lucy Clayton FC
11:22 7 Creed Mcfall MD
11:26 6 Gabrielle Peralta FA
11:26 6 Soren Carlson MC
11:30 5 Alex Pearlstein MA
11:42 2 Noah Wheeler MC
11:42 2 Benn Wheeler MD
12:18 8 Jesse Grupper MJr
12:30 5 Jacob Woods MJr
12:38 3 Solomon Barth MJr
12:46 1 Zoe Steinberg FJR

USAC Climber's Briefing

This Climber's Briefing is issued by USA Climbing. Please read it thoroughly and notice the items in RED. If you don't already know...