Welsh Climbing Championships 2019 are coming

The premier climbing competition in Wales is back and it's heading to the Beacon Climbing Centre in Caernarfon on Saturday February 9th.

Jamie Climbing at The Beacon Climbing Centre in 2017. Photo: Ray Wood

Zoe Spriggins, the BMC Competitions Programme Manager, reports that this event is open to senior competitors as well as the junior categories down to Youth E. New this year is the 45+ veteran category.

Date & venue: Saturday 9 February - Beacon Climbing Centre, Caernarfon

Timetable: Saturday 9 February: registration/warm up opens: 8:30am, closes: 9:30am. Climbing starts at 10am.

This is a lead climbing event for all categories except Youth D & E, who will be top-roping. There will be two qualifying rounds and a final.

Categories: Competitors will compete in the international competition climbing categories for 2019, according to the year in which they were born. These are as follows:

Veterans: those born 1975 or earlier

Seniors: those born in 1975- 2001

Youth A: those born in 2003 & 2002

Youth B: those born in 2005 & 2004

Youth C: those born in 2007 & 2006

Youth D: those born in 2009 & 2008

Youth E: those born in 2010 & 2011

Event vests will not be provided.

Entry to the event costs:

£20 for BMC, MS or MI members, £25 for non-members in categories Youth A,B,C,D,E

£30 for BMC, MS or MI members, £35 for non-members in categories, Senior and Veteran

Entry Deadline

The deadline for entries is 5pm Monday 4 February.

Click through to the BMC website for more info and how to enter the WCC by clicking through here

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