Speed Nationals

For 2019 Speed Nationals, the CEC will limit competitors from each PSO to a quota of 8 as is the case in other disciplines. The OCF will be providing Ontario athletes the opportunity to qualify for this event. Details on qualification requirements will be sent out to coaches shortly. 

We are hosting a Speed event at The Hub – Mississauga on May 11th so please save the date.The OCF Annual General Meeting will be held in conjunction with that event.

REMINDER: OCF Difficulty Local 2 for D/E Athletes at True North this Saturday March 30th

Registration closes, Tuesday March 26th at 11:59 pm.  There are NO registrations accepted past the cut-off.

Important Details about True North Climbing Gym:

Location: 75 Carl Hall Road, Unit 14, Downsview Park Sports Centre, Toronto

Waivers: Everyone entering the gym MUST sign a waiver,including spectators. Minors need their waivers filled out by their parent or legal guardian. Waivers can be found online here:

https://www.truenorthclimbing.com/waiver/

Adults will be asked to show identification when verbally confirming their electronic waiver at the gym.

PROVISIONAL Schedule:


D Boys, E Boys, E Girls
Gym Opens 7:00 am
Meeting 8:00 am
Climbing Starts 8:15 am
Climbing should take roughly 2 – 2.5 hrs
Results, Awards ASAP after climbing ends
D Girls
Meeting 11:00 am
Climbing Starts 11:15 am
Climbing should take roughly 2.5 – 3 hrs
Results, Awards ASAP after climbing ends
NOTE: This schedule is provisional only. The Official Schedule and Running Orders will be posted on Wednesday March 27th.


Difficulty Season off to a Great Start

Another great comp this past weekend in Hamilton!  Thanks to everyone involved – volunteers, judges, participants and our host gym, Gravity, for making it a success.

Hats off to Boulderz in Etobicoke for hosting the first D/E local on Feb 2nd and to everyone who contributed to that fantastic event.

Congratulations to all of our podium finishers:

Feb 2nd at Boulderz

Youth D
🥇Christian Chan 🥇Graciela Briggs
🥈Joshua Heckroodt 🥇Sara de Leon
🥈Jacob Galloway 🥉Mika Steinbachs
🥉Simon Chadwick 🥉Kiera Taylor
🥉Gabriella Beaumont
🥉Charlotte Richards

March 23/24 at Gravity

Youth C
🥇Cole MacLeod 🥇Evangelina Briggs
🥈Brody Rapkowski 🥈Jacqueline Ho
🥉Nathan Seto 🥉Taylor Galloway
Youth B
🥇Benjamin Tonnos 🥇Sydney Park
🥈Ian Tan 🥈Tara Pjevic
🥉Owen Clouston 🥉Mateja Vukojevic
Youth A
🥇Faolan Schaefer  🥇Indiana Chapman
🥈Colin Blythe 🥈Ruby Tennen
🥉Ethan Wyett 🥉Riley Galloway
Junior
🥇Manh Ellis 🥇Bea Evans
🥈Nikolas Alaves 🥈Cat Carkner
🥉David Gilbert 🥉Julia Bunko
Open
🥇Rahul Sapra 🥇Lia Wieckowski
🥈Jake Tiger 🥈Elina Avramova
🥉Justin Martin 🥉Charle Prosser

See you this Saturday, March 30th at True North for D/E Local 2!

Open/JR/A/B/C Difficulty Local at Gravity

REMINDER:  The 2nd OCF Local Difficulty Comp for Open/JR/A and B/C categories is next weekend at Gravity in Hamilton!

Saturday, March 23: Open, Junior and A athletes
Sunday, March 24: B and C athletes

Registration closes on Tuesday March 19th at 11:59 pm.  There are NO registrations accepted past the cut-off.

Important Details about Gravity Climbing Gym:

Location: 70 Frid St, Hamilton,ON
Waivers: Everyone entering the gym MUST sign a waiver, including spectators. Minors need their waivers filled out by their parent or legal guardian. Waivers can be found online here: https://www.gravityclimbinggym.com/release-form

 

PROVISIONAL Schedules for both days:
7:30am Check In/Warm Up/Preview Videos
8:25am Judges Briefing and Route Assignment
8:40am Competitor’s Briefing
9:00am Qualifiers Start (Q1 & Q2 running simultaneously)
Iso for finals will open 1 hour after qualifiers are finished (approximately 12:30)
Iso will close 1 hour later
Finals will begin 30 mins after iso closes (approximately 3:00)

OFFICIAL Schedule and Running Orders will be posted on Wednesday, March 20th