Boulder League

Boulder League – Season III starts May 23rd!

Get the Psych flowing! The next League starts soon! Enter and compete with your team to win bragging rights! Space is limited, so reserve your spot today!

Registration is $20 + Registration fees
Day Pass and rentals are not included in entry cost. 

DETAILS:

  • Free Threshold Boulder League III T-Shirt 
  • Teams can be 2-4 people ONLY!
  • Don’t have team? No problem! Free Agents will be assigned a team.
  • Your team climbs one day each week. At least 2 team members must be present.
  • We are separating individual categories into Youth (Under 18), Adult (18-29) and masters (30+).
  • *Exceptions can be made for parents competing with their kids. You must grant permission for the child to compete with the adults, and attend the adult league finals. Just know that they have the option to attend Youth Finals.

SCHEDULE:

  • Week 1: May 23rd – 25th
  • Week 2: May 30th – June 1st
  • Week 3: June 6th – 8th
  • Week 4: June 13th – 15th
  • Week 5: June 20th – 22nd
  • Finals: Wednesday June 27th 4pm-8pm

FINALS NIGHT:

  • ALL TEAMS compete at the same time Wednesday June 27th 4pm-8pm. 
  • Scorecards will be turned in and everyone will head to Interurban for burgers. Discounts will be available to League Players.
  • Certificates will be awarded:
    • Teams Awards
      • Top 3 Teams
      • Best Team Name
    • Individual Awards
      • Top 3 Female Youth
      • Top 3 Female Adult
      • Top 3 Female Masters
      • Top 3 Male Youth
      • Top 3 Male Adult
      • Top 3 Male Masters
    • Setter Awards (Setters compete at an individual level against each other)
      • Top 3 Setters
      • Most creative problem

Sign up online for the League through Eventbrite!

Rules

  • League commissioner is John Tarkington

  • Maximum of 80 Players or 20 Teams

  • Each league week will start on Wednesday at 4pm

  • League weeks may or may not be consecutive weeks. Holidays and other gym events might cause a down week.

  • League Entry is $20. Some extra fees may be applied.

  • All Players will receive a league T-Shirt

  • Players will not be able to join the league after the end of week 2

  • Minimum of 2 players per team

  • Maximum of 4 players per team

  • No you cannot have 5 or more players on a team.

  • Players will provide an Entry Handicap. Entry Handicap is the highest gym grade at which they flash more often than 50%.

  • It is recommended that all players climb the grade lower than their Entry Handicap if the first 3 bouldering league weeks.

  • An Actual Handicap will be calculated at the end of 3 weeks. The Actual Handicap will be fixed for the remainder of the League

  • If a Players Entry Handicap changes when the Actual Handicap is calculated then all previous weeks scores will stay the same and moving forward will be calculated at the new handicap.

  • League Commissioner reserves the right to make manual adjustments in individual’s actual handicap who are believed to have sandbagged the competition. Climbers who purposefully or accidentally fall on an excessive amount of climbs. Climbers who are consistently climbing 3-4 grades higher than their handicap

  • Redpoint Competition format

  • All problems are worth 100 points

  • Flash bonus will be add at 25

  • Progress points are awarded at 25pts, 50pts or 75pts for reaching marked holds on each route. Progress points are only awarded if a route is not redpointed. Climber must show control over marked progress holds by releasing the opposite hand and staying on the wall for 3 seconds.

  • Progress points are also awarded for climbing routes under your handicap. Each route climbed under your handicap will earn 25pts. No Flash bonuses are awarded.
  • Tiebreakers will be determined by Total Score, Total Flashes the Total Problems.

  • Progress points do not count towards total Problems climbed

  • Climbs number 14 & 15 can be climbed twice. Both climbs qualify for flash attempts and progress points. Two best attempts will be scored

  • Climb number 17 can be climbed up to three times. All three climbs qualify for flash attempts and progress points. Three best attempts will be scored

  • 4 player team Scores will be calculated by the 3 top players scores. Of those top scores only those Problems and Flashes will count towards tiebreakers. A Ghost Player will subtract the lowest score and their problems, flashes and progress points of each week.

  • Any Team with 2 players will have a Ghost Player which will be calculate as an average of the 2 players on the team. score, problems and flashes will all be averaged and added to the team performance

  • Any Team of 3 or 4 that has only 2 players in one of the league weeks will observe the Ghost player rules.

  • Any Team of 1 or 0 will not qualify for the Ghost Player rules suffer lost points for that week.

  • Practice round will be used to calculate total handicap.

  • Practice round will not be used in individual or team score, problems, flashes

  • Individuals on a team do not have to climb together. Individuals can climb multiple times each week to improve their score. Scorecards will be kept at the front desk for you to use as needed. After Friday League week will be over and individuals will not be allowed to improve their scores of the previous week.

  • Team Certificates

    • Most Points – 1st, 2nd & 3rd place

    • Best Team Name

  • Individual Certificates
    • Most Points – 1st, 2nd and 3rd place of each category
      • Female Youth
      • Female Adult
      • Female Masters
      • Male Youth
      • Male Adult
      • Male Masters
  • Setter Certificates
    • Most Points – 1st, 2nd and 3rd place
    • Most Creative Routes – Players Vote each week.

Past Results

Boulder League I: Oct – Dec 2017

Team Leaderboard

  1. V3 Musketeers – 16,950 Points
  2. Rock Out With Chalk Out – 16,150 Points
  3. Fisher For Governor – 16,150 Points

Player Leaderboard

  1. Andrew Jackson – 6,775 Points
  2. Nicholas O’Sullivan – 6,000 Points
  3. Andrew Rippy – 5,875 Points

*Total problems climbed and total flashes broke ties.

Boulder League II: Jan – Feb 2018

Team Leaderboard

  1. Rock Hard – 16,425
  2. V3 Muskateers – 16,150
  3. Dynosaurs – 15,900

Player Leaderboard

  1. Steven Hudson – 6,150
  2. Eric McVay – 5,875
  3. Tim Hedrick – 5,850

Most Improved Player

  1. Ryan Kilman – 121%
  2. Jeremy Naylor – 65%
  3. Cory waggner – 48%

Best Costume

  • Average Joes & Purple Cobras

*Total problems climbed and total flashes broke ties.