The BMC British Bouldering Championships have arrived to Sheffield again at Cliffhanger, at the Devonshire Green on Saturday July 7th and Sunday July 8th, 2018.
Meet 3RD ROCK for our SAMPLE SALE at the Devonshire Green.
Saturday 10 am - 6 pm
Sunday 10 am - 6 pm
The Cliffhanger festival which is a city-wide festival focusing on the outdoors will be running July 6 - July 8. 3RD ROCK will be hosting a stall with a Sample Sale on Saturday July 7th and Sunday July 8th from 10 am - 6 pm where you can get access to samples at discounted prices. The British Bouldering Championships is an annual bouldering competition hosted and planned by the BMC, where the biggest names and best climbers from all over the UK come together to compete in Sheffield. This event is also used as a selection for the Senior British Bouldering Team.
The event is hosted live online, so you can watch the competition from anywhere as part of Sheffield's outdoor adventure festival, Cliffhanger. However, watching for free in person offers many bonuses like the 3RD ROCK sample sale. Browse samples as you watch the British Bouldering Championships completely free. The Cliffhanger festival also offers many other free exciting options for entertainment. Come join 3RD ROCK over the weekend for adventure-focused outdoor activities with music, food, sales, stalls and most of all fun.
The following additional information is from the BMC website:
BBCs Competition format
Qualification round with five boulders for each category: five mins on, five mins off.
Semi-Final round with four boulders for each category: five mins on, five mins off.
Final round with four boulders for each category: four mins.
Qualification and Semi-Final rounds will be climbed onsight, and there will be an observation period for the Final round with isolation used throughout.
Saturday 7 July
Males and females will climb in single groups and starting order for qualification will be derived from the 2017 BBC rankings and then at random and will be posted online on Friday evening.
1000: Male & Female registration/isolation opens
1100: Male & Female registration/isolation closes
1130: Male & Female qualification begins: 5 blocs – 5min on, 5 min off
1600: Male & Female qualification finishes
Sunday 8 July
0900: Isolation for semi-finalists opens
1000: Isolation for semi-finalists closes
1030: Semi Final begins: 4 blocs – 5 min on, 5 min off
1245: Semi Final Finishes
1515: Isolation opens
1615: Isolation closes
1720: Presentation of finalists and observation period
1730: Final begins: 4 blocs, 4mins
1930: Final finishes
1945: Prize giving *This timetable is subject to change at any time.*
The BMC website has more detailed information about the competition.