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Winter Bouldering Series

Climbing walls often run bouldering series over the winter months.  I've posted dates for the Alien Rock and Avertical World series on our calendar. 

Alien Rock series is only open to climbers 14 years + while Avertical World series includes boys and girls categories.  In fact last year's Girls' Champion was our own Gabriella Stewart and the Men Easy Champion was Euan King.

Contact the walls for further information.

Leading Ladder 2011-12

The BMC Leading Ladder kicks off on Saturday 1 October 2011 and runs through to 25 March 2012 at 29 UK walls. This fun lead climbing competition for ages 12+ is a great way to get fit and challenge yourself this winter. There are 2 rounds in Scotland both at EICA 29th Oct - 13th Nov and 11-26 Feb.

Open Lead and Speed Competitions at EICA 15/16 October

EICA will host the first ever British Speed Competition this October.  Scheduled to run the same weekend as the British Lead Climing Championships there will be the usual IFSC Junior and Senior Categories for both events.  There is also a Veterans Category for the Lead Climbing should any parents wish to participate.

Application forms are available to download now from http://www.thebmc.co.uk/Feature.aspx?id=2540

Youth Open Lead Climbing Competition - EICA:Ratho 30th July

Best of luck to all the Quickdraws taking part in this comp on Saturday.  I'll post results here after the event.

Scottish Youth Bouldering Championships 2011

Saturday 24th September at Transition Extreme, Aberdeen

MCofS is now pleased to support and endorse the Scottish Youth Bouldering Championship as a National Event.

Climbing Format:
The SYBC is operated on a quite different format to the YCS, although the age categories are the same as follows:

YCS Finals - photos

Wolf Mountain had a professional photogapher on hand during the finals.  His photos are available for purchase here jonathanwill.com/bmc

Sport climbing makes 2013 shortlist for 2020 Olympics

Closer to our dreams

On July 4, 2011 the IOC Executive Board announced the sports shortlisted for the 2020 Olympic Games. The announcement was made ahead of the 123rd IOC session in Durban, South Africa.

The sports included are: baseball, karate, roller sports, softball, sports climbing, squash, wakeboard and wushu, one of which could be added to the 2020 summer sports program.

Natalie and Robbie Article

Here is a really good article from Natalie and Robbie.  http://robbiephillips.co.uk/blog2/?p=12

YCS Finals - Results

Results hot off Facebook (thanks George)

8-10 Girls        Rhiannon Freireich 2nd
Emma Davidson 16th

Amelia Blunt 24th

                       

ClubDay - Kirrie Hill - 12th June '11

Great ClubDay today at Kirrie Hill. Thanks to all the kids and parents who made it along for what turned out to be a "cracker".
On behalf of all of us I'd like to pass on a huge THANKS to both Neil Mcgeachy and Mark McGowan - awesome coaching guys - much appreciated - Thanks.........

Lots of photos on the clubs Facebook page.

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