GOOD LUCK to all 91 of our athletes traveling to Montreal this weekend to represent Team Ontario at LSN 2019.
The competition starts early Saturday morning at Allez Up in Montreal and will consist of both Difficulty (D) and Speed (S). Check out the event website – http://climbingcanada.ca/en/lsn-2019/ for additional information.
The OCF Registrar (Davis Barton) will register all Ontario athletes during LSN Registration on Friday afternoon. She will be at Allez Up between 7:00 and 7:30pm (the half hour before the Technical meeting) to distribute athlete bibs to Ontario coaches. For any alternate arrangements, please contact Davis directly at firstname.lastname@example.org
Due to space restrictions at the competition, the CEC will only permit one coach per team/gym to enter ISO at a time. The coach “ISO badge” is interchangeable (i.e., coaches can switch out between rounds), but it can only be used by a coach that has a valid CEC membership. Coach badges will be distributed at the same time as the athlete bibs (see above). For any alternate arrangements, please contact Davis at email@example.com.
In addition, please ensure that you are monitoring the event page that the CEC has created http://climbingcanada.ca/en/lsn-2019/ to ensure that you are aware of any last minute changes or other important information.
Please arrive at gym in plenty of time for the Technical Meeting for your heat. Heats will start immediately following the conclusion of previous heat’s Final.
Note: There is only one practice run for each category immediately preceding the Qualifying Races. The running order for practice round will be randomized and posted at gym. Competitors must remain in the competition area for the duration of their heat until eliminated.
In order to meet the CEC’s new
eligibility criteria for Speed Nationals, the OCF Speed/AGM Event that was
planned for May 11th will now serve as the official qualifier for Ontario athletes
who want to compete in Speed at Nationals.
All members are more than welcome to
participate regardless of whether you are seeking a qualification for Speed
Nationals or not.
Date: Saturday May 11, 2019 Cost: $25.00 (includes a day pass to Hub Climbing Mississauga) Location: Hub Climbing, 3636 Hawkestone Rd Unit 1, Mississauga
am – Climbing starts (Open/Jr/A/B categories)
pm – 2:00 pm OCF Annual General Meeting
pm – Climbing (C category)
pm – Event wrap up
Final Running Orders
and Schedule will be posted after the close of registration.
Registration will be open until Sunday, April 28th at 11:59 pm.
Important information for those seeking
to qualify for Speed Nationals:
athletes: there are no quotas
in place for open categories; however open athletes must attend the event in
order to qualify for Speed Nationals.
athletes: the OCF has been
given a quota of 8 athletes per age/gender category. We will fill this quota
with the top eight athletes in each category (who are interested in attending
Nationals) based on the results of this event. It is important that
athletes identify whether they wish to be considered for Speed Nationals so
that we choose our roster only from those who plan to attend Nationals if
Open athletes who have competed
internationally within the previous 20 months (Pan Am Championships, World Cup)
are automatically qualified for Speed Nationals and are exempt from the above
Athletes who are eligible for a Special
Invitation (see CEC post dated April 17th) must apply directly to
the CEC by the deadline of April 30th.
For more information on the CEC’s new
provincial quotas and qualifying requirements policy, please see the CEC post
dated March 27th
We have secured an extension of the CEC Speed National registration deadline
for Ontario athletes until after the May 11th event
7:30 am Check in and warmup area opening (A/Jr/Open and C) 7:45 am Coach’s Technical Meeting 8:25 am Judge’s Briefing 9:00 am Qualifiers Start (Q1 & Q2 running simultaneously) 12:30 pm Check in and warmup area opening (B & D) 1:00 pm Coach’s Technical Meeting 1:25 pm Judges Briefing 2:00 pm Qualifiers Start (Q1 & Q2 running simultaneously)
OFFICIAL Schedule – Sunday
8:00 am Iso opens 9:00 am Iso closes 9:30 am Semi-Final Round 2:00 pm Iso opens 3:00 pm Iso closes 3:30 pm Final Round
Registration is now open for all eligible
athletes for OCF Difficulty Provincials at Altitude Gym in Gatineau,
Quebec on April 20th/21st 2019.
Below are the
lists of the top 20 Ontario Youth athletes that
are eligible to compete.
As per our Rules:
the top 20 youth athletes in each category
qualify to compete at Provincial Championships
to be eligible for the top 20, a
youth athlete must be an Ontario resident (regardless of
the top 20 rankings are based on each
athlete’s single best result at a local Difficulty competition
the top 20, we have adjusted results from each local to exclude non-Ontario
Any Open competitor is eligible to compete at OCF Difficulty Provincials, whether or not you have competed at a local event.
citizens without a PSO and non-resident Foreign Nationals
may also compete. Please contact the registrar at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registration can be completed here (member.climbontario.ca).
Note: Invitations will NOT be issued to athletes. It is the athlete/parent’s
responsibility to register for Provincials before the deadline of Tuesday
April 16th at 11:59 pm. NO REGISTRATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED PAST
THE CUTOFF TIME.
Check in and warmup area opening
Qualifiers C M&F, AJO M&F Q1 and Q2
Qualifiers B M&F, D M&F Q1 and Q2
Iso opens and closes
Semi final round
Iso opens and closes
official schedule & running orders will be posted on Wednesday April 17th.
Each category will have 2 designated qualifier routes, and competitors have one attempt only on each route. Points per hold scoring is used. D & C categories climb on top rope. B, A, Jr & Open categories lead climb. There is no ISO area for this round; competitors get to watch a route demo (live or on video loop) before the round begins and competitors are allowed to watch each other climb. The top 12 after qualifiers in each youth category advance to semi-finals (non-Ontario residents are extra quota for youth categories).
Each category will have one designated semi-final route, and competitors have one attempt only on the route. Points per hold scoring is used. Competitors remain in isolation until their attempt and may not watch each other climb. Competitors get an observation period to view their final route before the round begins. The top 8 semi-finalists in each youth category advance to finals (non-Ontario residents are extra quota for youth categories).
category will have one designated final route. Finalists have one attempt only
on the route. Points per hold scoring is used. Finalists remain in isolation
until their attempt and may not watch each other climb. Finalists get an
observation period to view their final route before the round begins.