GoPro Youth Climbing
Photo: Chris Kendig

GoPro Youth Climbing

THE FLOOR IS LAVA! 

Does your child or children have a ton of energy? Are they constantly climbing on the furniture and running wild? Put that energy to good use and have them try the pro-level climbing wall! No need to be intimidated — falling onto the mats is part of the fun, and the reward of reaching the top is priceless!

WAVE 1:
THURSDAY, JUNE 6

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM 
WAVE 2:
SUNDAY, JUNE 9

8:00 AM – 11:00 AM 

IMPORTANT: Registration for Wave 1 closes Wednesday, June 5 at 6:00 PM and registration for Wave 2 closes Saturday, June 8 at 6 PM. Athletes must check in at the CELSIUS Climbing Wall in Nature Valley Mountain Plaza no less than 20 minutes before the start of their competition.


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Event Overview

Wave 1:
THURSDAY, JUNE 6

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Wave 1:

SUNDAY, JUNE 9

8:00 AM – 11:00 AM

We all have to start somewhere, and bouldering is a great entry into the sport of climbing! As the simplest style of climbing, bouldering requires athletes to complete boulder problems without the encumbrance of a rope. Bouldering requires a serious blend of gymnastic ability and grip strength — something many kids have naturally! With up to 40 problems to choose from, competitors are scored by their four best ascents.

Times

Times

Wave 1
THURSDAY, JUNE 6

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

*Registration closes Wednesday, June 5 at 6 PM.

Wave 2

SUNDAY, JUNE 8

8:00 AM – 11:00 AM

*Registration closes Saturday, June 8 at 6 PM.

Rules

IMPORTANT: Athletes must check in at the CELSIUS Climbing Wall in Nature Valley Mountain Plaza no less than 20 minutes before the start of their competition.

CATEGORIES:

Junior – Boys (Born 1/1/2005 – 12/31/2006)
Junior – Girls (Born 1/1/2005 – 12/31/2006)
Youth A – Boys (Born 1/1/2007 – 12/31/2008)
Youth A – Girls (Born 1/1/2007 – 12/31/2008)
Youth B – Boys (Born 1/1/2009 – 12/31/2010)
Youth B – Girls (Born 1/1/2009 – 12/31/2010)
Youth C – Boys (Born 1/1/2011 – 12/31/2012)
Youth C – Girls (Born 1/1/2011 – 12/31/2012)
Youth D – Boys (Born 1/1/2013 and after)
Youth D – Girls (Born 1/1/2013 and after)

COMPETITION:
  • The GoPro Youth Climbing competition will be a Classic Redpoint Format. 
  • A variety of climbing routes will be set. Each route will have different level of difficulty and points will be set based on the level of difficulty.    
  • All the boulder problems are available to all of the climbers at once, and the competitors may attempt the climbs as many times as they wish during the 3-hour time frame.  
BETA:
  • Climbers may discuss beta in between attempts. No beta can be given to climbers when they are on the wall. Climbers may also watch the other competitors’ attempts to learn about the climbs. 
SCORING:
  • Each route will have a point value which is the score climbers will receive if they complete it.  
  • Points are gained only if the route is completed.
  • At the end of the competition, only the top 5 scores on the athlete’s scorecard will be counted.  
  • All attempts will be recorded and may be used to break ties.
USA Climbing Rules

LOCATION:

All climbing will be held at Nature Valley Mountain Plaza on the CELSIUS Climbing Wall.

Price & Prizes

PRICE

EARLY BIRD  // February 1 – April 4, 2024
$55

STANDARD // April 5 – May 28, 2024
$60

EVENT WEEK // May 29 – June 8, 2024
$75


PRIZES

Junior Boys:
1st Place: YETI Water Bottle, SunBum Gift Pack
2nd Place: YETI Water Bottle, SunBum Gift Pack
3rd Place: YETI Water Bottle, SunBum Gift Pack

Junior Girls:
1st Place: YETI Water Bottle, SunBum Gift Pack
2nd Place: YETI Water Bottle, SunBum Gift Pack
3rd Place: YETI Water Bottle, SunBum Gift Pack

All Other Categories:
1st Place: YETI Water Bottle
2nd Place: YETI Water Bottle
3rd Place: YETI Water Bottle

Price & Prizes

Event Map

CELSIUS Climbing Wall in Nature Valley Mountain Plaza