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.


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

 

 

OCF Difficulty Judging Clinic

Gravity is hosting an OCF Difficulty Judging Clinic on Monday, March 18th 2019.

Location: Gravity Climbing Gym
70 Frid Street
Hamilton, Ontario L8P 4M4

Time: 6pm – 8pm (approx.)

This judging clinic is open to any interested member of the climbing community 14 years of age (second year B) or older.

Please contact Laura at volunteer@climbontario.ca to sign up.

In order to judge at an OCF competition you have had to participate in an OCF judging clinic.

 

Change in the OCF Board of Directors

Tyler Norton has stepped down from his position as Chair on the OCF Board of Directors. The Board has appointed Lorraine Winger as interim Chair in his place, for the remainder of his term which expires May 31st, 2019. We will operate with 6 Board members in the interim. We are seeking nominations for four board positions that are coming up for election this year.

The OCF Board is very appreciative of Tyler’s contributions to the board and the climbing community for the past several years.


Registration at YBN

Update for all COACHES travelling to Youth Boulder Nationals in Montreal this weekend:

 

The OCF Registrar (Davis Barton) will register all Ontario athletes during YBN Registration on Friday afternoon. She will be at Bloc Shop between 6:30 and 7:00pm (for the half hour before the Technical meeting) to distribute athlete bibs to Ontario Coaches. For any alternate arrangements, please contact Davis at info@climbontario.ca.