Speed Comp


Skilled climbers will compete head to head in a fast action race to the top. This high energy event will have spectators ooh-ing and ahh-ing!

Cost & Registration

This is an event for experienced climbers. If you would like to take part in this competition, please fill out an application. Once competitors’ qualifications are verified, competitors will be required to officially enter the competition. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, April 13.

There is NO onsite registration

Participants must be at least 14 years old to participate.

Early Bird Price:  $40
February 18 – April 15:  $45
April 16 – May 18:  $50
May 19 – May 22:  $60

* Please note that once we have 20 climbers in each division we will not be able to accept additional entries.

Includes: a cool event t-shirt and a post-competition drink ticket*.

*Drink ticket must be used during normal festival hours

Entries are non-refundable, non-transferable, and non-deferrable, even in the case of a race cancellation and/or if you are unable to participate.

Packet Pick Up

You must pick you your packet before the start of your event. Bib numbers must be worn in order to access the Start Area of all events. A Photo ID is required to pick you your packet. You may pick up a packet for another pre-registered participant, provided you have a copy of their photo ID.

Click here for packet pick up hours and location.

Competition Format

Competitors will start side by side within one of our two bouldering caves, competing on mirror-image routes to the top. Once the timer announces the start, the race is on. The competition will consist of two qualifying rounds, of one route each, with the top 10 fastest climbers moving on to Final Round 1*. The top 6 fastest from Finals 1 will compete in the fourth and final round: Finals Round 2 immediately following the previous round.

*Cumulative times from Q1 and Q2 will determine the 10 climbers that move on to Finals Round 1.

Competition Schedule

Sunday @ 10 – 11:40 a.m.
Men’s & Women’s Practice Session

Sunday @ 12 – 1 p.m. 
Men’s & Women’s Qualifying 1

Sunday @ 2 – 3 p.m.
Men’s & Women’s Qualifying 2

Sunday @ 4 p.m.
Men’s & Women’s Finals 1 & 2

Awards

Prize money will be awarded to the top climbers in each division.

1st $500
2nd $250
3rd $100


**A $500 bonus will be awarded to the combined overall top finisher that competes in both the Bouldering Competition & the Speed Comp. **

Results

2022

Men
1. Solomon Barth
2. Austin Hoyt
3. Brian Squire
4. Jacob Woods
5. Van Malkie

Women
1. Julia Duffy
2. Arabella Jariel
3. Jenna Tseng
4. Adeline Wright
5. Zoe Steinberg

For Speed Comp past results, click here.