2019-2020 Competitive Schedule

The OCF is pleased to announce the schedule and host gyms for our 2019-2020 Competitive Series:

Date Category Event Host Gym
Oct 5 A/Jr/Open Boulder Local #1 Gravity Niagara
Oct 6 B Boulder Local #1 Gravity Niagara
Oct 19 E/D Boulder Local #1 True North Climbing
Oct 20 C Boulder Local #1 True North Climbing
Nov 2 A/Jr/Open Boulder Local #2 Up The Bloc
Nov 3 B Boulder Local #2 Up The Bloc
Nov 16 A/Jr/Open Boulder Provincials Hub Climbing
Mississauga
Nov 23 E/D Boulder Local #2 The Core Climbing Gym
Nov 24 C Boulder Local #2 The Core Climbing Gym
Nov 30/Dec 1 A/Jr/Open Boulder Training
Camp*
 
Dec 7/8 D/C/B Boulder Provincials Coyote Rock Gym
Dec 14/15 Open CEC Open Boulder Regionals Up the Bloc
Jan 4/5 C/B Boulder Training
Camp*
 
Jan 11/12 Open CEC Open Boulder
Nationals
Altitude – Ottawa
Jan 25/26 C/B/A/Jr CEC Youth Boulder
Regionals
Delire –
Quebec City
Feb 8 E/D Difficulty Local #1 Aspire Climbing
Feb 15/16/17 B/A/Jr CEC Youth Boulder
Nationals
The Hive –
North Vancouver
Feb 23 D/C/B/A/Jr/Open Speed Local Hub Climbing
Mississauga
Feb 29 A/Jr/Open Difficulty Local #1 Aspire Climbing
March 1 C/B Difficulty Local #1 Aspire Climbing
March 7 E/D Difficulty Local #2 True North Climbing
March 8 D/C/B/A/Jr/Open Speed Provincials Hub Climbing
Mississauga
March 21 A/Jr/Open Difficulty Local #2 Gravity Hamilton
March 22 C/B Difficulty Local #2 Gravity Hamilton
April 4/5 D/C/B/A/Jr/Open Difficulty Provincials Hub Climbing
Mississauga
April 18/19 C/B & A/Jr/Open Difficulty Training
Camps*
 
May 1/2/3 C/B/A/Jr/Open Lead/Speed
Regionals
Horizon Roc –
Montreal
May 16/17/18 B/A/Jr/Open Lead/Speed
Nationals
Richmond Oval-
Richmond, BC

* Further details regarding training camps, including whether they will be proceeding, will be provided as soon as that information is available.

2019/2020 Competition Formats

The following is a summary of the 2019/2020 competition formats:

D/E Boulder Locals:    

  • Judged scramble comp (attempt problems in any order athlete wants)
  • 8 problems to choose from, maximum 6 attempts per problem
  • No video system (appeals only for scoring entry errors)
  • 90 minutes climbing time
  • E results not posted

C/B/A/Jr/Open Boulder Locals & D/C/B/A/Jr/Open Provincials

  • Judged IFSC Isolation style comp
  • Qualifier round for each category is 5 problems, 5 on / 5 off
  • Final round for each category is 4 problems, 5 on / 5 off (IFSC semi-final format)
  • A/Jr/Open climb same boulders
  • Quota to finals is 6 in each category
  • All categories have finals, including at Locals

D/E Difficulty Locals:

  • Only top rope
  • 4 routes, maximum 2 attempts per route, first attempt worth more than second attempt
  • Random running order
  • E results not posted

C/B/A/Jr/Open Difficulty Locals & D/C/B/A/Jr/Open Provincials

  • Top rope for D&C, Lead for B-Open
  • Qualifiers: 2 routes per category, flash format (no ISO), random running orders (staggered between the two routes)
  • No semi-final round (including at Provincials)
  • Finals are one route per category, on-sight (ISO) with preview, running orders last to first
  • A/Jr/Open climb same routes
  • Quota to finals is 8 in each category
  • All categories have finals, including at Locals

Complete, standalone OCF Rules will be published in September.

2019/2020 Age Categories

Athletes may progress from Locals to Provincials to Regionals to Nationals depending on their age category.  

CategoryLocalsProvincialsRegionalsNationals
Youth EX


Youth DXX

Youth CXXX
Youth B,A, Jr
Open
XXXX

2019/2020 Age Categories can be found on our website under climbing categories

Full information on eligibility and quotas will be included in the OCF Rules that will be published in September.

Registration

Registration for the season will open on September 1, 2019 through our registration site (https://member.climbontario.ca).

2019-2020 Memberships Fees:

Competitive athlete$ 60
Coach$ 40
Supporter$ 20

(Memberships are valid from September 1 to August 31 each year)

2019-2020 Competition fees:

C/B/A/Jr/Open Boulder Local (with finals)$75
E/D Boulder Local (scramble, no finals)$65
Boulder Provincials$100
C/B/A/Jr/Open Difficulty Local (with finals)$85
E/D Boulder Local (scramble, no finals)$65
Difficulty Provincials$125
Speed Local$45
Speed Provincials$60