OCF Boulder Local #2 – Up The Bloc – November 2&3 2019

DatesCategories & Format: 

Saturday November 2nd – Youth A, Junior & Open 
Sunday November 3rd - Youth B  

Both days will feature a qualification round followed by a finals round (top 6 in each category). Here are the full details about the format.


Up The Bloc 
1224 Dundas Rd. East, Unit #28 
Mississauga, Ontario 
L4Y 4A2 

If this will be your first time visiting Up The Bloc, please note the directions from their website.  

Athlete Registration:  


Registration deadline isTuesday October 29th at 5:00pm. Late registrations will not be accepted, no exceptions. 

Important Reminders: 

Qualifying for Provincials: This competition is the second and last qualifier for B/A/Jr/Open athletes for OCF Provincial Bouldering Championships. If you want to compete at Provincials (or Regionals or Nationals), this is your last chance to qualify. This applies to Open athletes as well this year. Please see the full details on eligibility and qualifying requirements for these events. 

Gym Waivers: Athletes, coaches and spectators must complete Up The Bloc gym waivers. Please complete your waiver ASAP (before the competition) to help make registration more efficient. 

First Time Competitors: Please send your proof of birthdate and citizenship by email before the competition to info@climbontario.ca (preferable to avoid delays at check-in) or bring your ID to the competition. Here are the full details of these requirements. 

Coaches: Coaches who already have their 2019/2020 Coach badge can go straight into ISO. If this is your first competition of the season, please note that you will not receive coaching privileges unless you have completed all three requirements: OCF coach membership, signed code of conduct and criminal record check. 

Volunteers: We cannot run our competitions without the generous support of our volunteer judges. If you’re able to help, please sign up. We appreciate your help and support!  Check out the information on how to become a certified OCF judge, please see: . 

Provisional Schedule: The final schedule and running orders will be posted on Wednesday October 30th, after registration closes. Here is the provisional schedule for both days: 

Qualification Round 

7:30am – ISO opens  
8:15am – Judges’ briefing 
8:30am – ISO closes  
8:35am – Technical Meeting  
9:00am – Qualification Round Starts 
3:00pm – Qualification Round Ends (approx time, depends on number of competitors) 

Final Round 

4:00pm – ISO opens (1 hour after end of Qualification Round) 
5:00pm – ISO closes  
5:30pm – Final Round Starts 
6:40pm – Final Round Ends (Youth B) 
7:10-7:40pm – Final Round Ends (A/Jr/Open, depends on number in finals) 

Results and Awards to follow 

Please note than an isolation zone will be in effect for all rounds at this competition: All competitors must be checked into ISO by 8:30am on the day of their competition, regardless of what time they are scheduled to compete in the running order. 

Questions: We look forward to seeing you next weekend. Please contact us at info@climbontario.ca with any questions about the competition!