OCF Board Vacancy

There is a vacancy on the OCF board for a term ending May 31, 2017. Any adult member of the OCF in good standing is eligible for to present themself as a nominee for the board. Nominations are by personal declaration of the candidate member only. All interested nominees are asked to state their interest in being appointed to the vacant position by emailing the chair at chair@climbontario.ca. Nominees are asked to please include in their email a statement describing their background, including any skills relevant to being a member of the board, and why they wish to join the OCF Board. Nominations will close at 11:59pm on October 29th, 2016.

 

2016 Open National Difficulty team

Climbing Escalade Canada (CEC) is very pleased to announce the 2016 Canadian National Team for Open Lead:

Women’s Team

Alannah Yip (BC)
Sophie Buitendyk (BC)
Sara Frangos (AB)
Becca Frangos (AB)
Alyssa Weber (AB)
Mika Hosoi (BC)

Men’s Team

Sean McColl (EQ) (BC)
Elan Jonas-McRae (EQ) (BC)
Jason Holowach (SK)
Kyle Murdoch (BC)
Scott Eveleigh (AB)
Marc Eveleigh (AB)
Simon Yamamoto (AB)
Lucas Uchida (ON)
These fourteen athletes will be eligible to represent Canada at all IFSC World Cup lead events this season. They will also be eligible to compete at the 2016 Open World Climbing Championships, which will be held in Paris, France in September 2016. For further information about the CEC National Team selection criteria, please go to the our websitewww.climbingcanada.ca.

CEC may name other eligible athletes as Alternate Team Members for specific IFSC events, if members of the National Team are unable to attend specific events.

All Open Athletes who meet the minimum performance criteria and are interested in being named as an Alternate Team Member and attending a specific World Cup lead event must contact Tim Vince, CEC Secretary, as soon as possible at cec.secretary@climbingcanada.ca

Youth National Difficulty Team

2016 CEC Youth National Difficulty Team / Équipe Canadienne Junior de difficulté 2016

Competition Climbing Canada (CEC) is pleased to announce the thirty-two athletes who have been named to the 2016 Youth National Difficulty Team. /
CEC est heureux d’annoncer les 32 athletes nommés au sein de l’équipe Nationale de difficulté 2016

All of the athletes in Youth B, A, and Junior categories will be eligible to represent Canada at the IFSC Youth World Climbing Championships, which are going to be held in Guangzhou, China in November 2016./
Les Athletes des catégories A B et junior sont éligibles à représenter le Canada aux championnats du monde 2016 qui auront lieu à Guangzhou, Chine en Novembre 2016.

Youth C Girls / Juvénile C Fem
Thea Chapman
Sonya Colliander
Grace Wieninger
Indiana Chapman

Youth C Boys / Juvénile C Masc
Brennan Doyle
Owen Gambling
TJ Foley
Hugo Valence

Youth B Girls / Juvénile B Fem
Babette Roy
Aggy St. Jacques
Madison Fischer
Manon Mackasey

Youth B Boys / Juvénile B Masc
Tyson Martino
Manh Ellis
Mitchell Haight
Aidan Doyle

Youth A Girls / Juvénile A Fem
Sophie Buitendyk
Mika Hosoi
Cat Carkner
Chloe Earle

Youth A Boys / Juvénile A Masc
David Trudeau
Dylan Saffery
Alex Fricker
Spencer Hebb

Junior Girls /Feminin
Sara Frangos
Becca Frangos
Eva Thompson
Beth Vince

Junior Boys / Masculin
Kyle Murdoch
Scott Eveleigh
Kiefer Van Den Bosch
Simon Yamamoto

The Youth Team Manager, Ron Gosselin, will provide further information to the members of the Youth Team about the upcoming training camp, as well as preliminary details about the Youth Worlds.

Le Coordonnateur de l’équipe Ron Gosselin fournira de l’information supplémentaire aux membres de l’équipe junior sur le camp d’entraînement et des détails préliminaires sur les championnats du monde.

The Montecassino Hotel holding rooms for Provincials for one more week

March 24/16:  Re:  Ontario Youth Championships/Nationals Series Difficulty Event April 23/24 at True North Climbing, Inc.
Rooms will be held for one more week at The Montecassino Hotel
Standard rooms (one or two beds) for $99.99 + HST per night, or suites starting at $125 + HST per night.  The hotel is located on the north-west corner of Sheppard Ave. and Chesswood Dr., right at the newly opened alternate entrance to Downsview Park.  Rooms are being held under the booking code “OCF 2016” until March 31st.  To book, call the hotel directly at 416-630-8100 or 1-800-334-8774.

Registration is open for the CEC National Series Open Bouldering comp at True North on Sat. Jan. 30/16.

Registration is open for the CEC National Series Open Bouldering comp at True North on Sat. Jan. 30/16.  Visit compseason to register.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

• THIS IS AN OPEN CATEGORY ONLY EVENT, ONLY ADULTS AND OPEN AGED

YOUTH CLIMBERS (A OR JR CATEGORY) ARE ELIGIBLE TO COMPETE

• COMPETITORS WISHING TO BE ELIGIBLE TO MAKE FINALS, COMPETE AT

NATIONALS AND HAVE THEIR POINTS TRACKED MUST HAVE PURCHASED

A CEC NATIONAL LICENCE (FORMERLY KNOWN AS A CEC MEMBERSHIP)

AHEAD OF TIME. THESE ARE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE THROUGH THE

OCF@ MY.CLIMBONTARIO.CA

• FOREIGN NATIONALS WITH A NATIONAL LICENCE FROM THEIR HOME

COUNTRY’S NATIONAL FEDERATION ARE ELIGIBLE TO COMPETE AND

MAKE FINALS. IF A FOREIGN NATIONAL QUALIFIES FOR FINALS, THE NEXT

HIGHEST RANKED COMPETITOR WILL ADVANCE TO FINALS AS WELL SO

THAT A MINIMUM OF 8 CANADIANS MAKE FINALS.

• COMPETITORS WHO DO NOT WISH TO BE ELIGIBLE TO MAKE FINALS,

COMPETE AT NATIONALS OR HAVE THEIR POINTS TRACKED CAN STILL

COMPETE BY PURCHASING A $5 SINGLE EVENT PASS UPON REGISTERING (YOU WILL SEE THE OPTION ON THE REGISTRATION PAGE TO PAY $45 INSTEAD OF $40 – THIS IS WHAT YOU CHOOSE).

REGISTRATION CLOSES: TUES. JAN. 26TH 11:59PM

RUNNING ORDER AND OFFICIAL SCHEDULE TO BE POSTED:

WED. JAN. 27TH

PROVISIONAL SCHEDULE:

QUALIFIERS

(5 Min On/5 Min Off, 5 Problems, Top 8 Advance to Finals)

Iso Opens: 8:30am

Iso Closes: 9:00am

Climbing Starts: 10:00am

FINALS

(5 Min On/5 Min Off, 4 Problems)

Iso Opens: 4:00pm

Iso Closes: 4:30pm

Climbing Starts: 5:30pm