FRICTION SERIES 2014- a roped climbing competition

*For general details about our comps, please click here.
*For SCORES - Click the gym listed under Comp Schedule for results and photos!

FRICTION SERIES is our annual Spring Roped Climbing competition held at each of our locations with an Onsight Final to conclude the events.

COMP SCHEDULE - Competition & registration both open at 4pm!

Friday February 21st - PG Belmont
Friday March 14th - PG San Francisco

Friday April 18th + Onsight Series Final - PG Sunnyvale

CATEGORIES
Comps are open to people of all ages and categories (for both men and women)are as follows:
Recreational - up to 5.10b
Advanced - 5.10c-5.11c
Open (lead only) - 5.11d and higher
Youth - all youth 15 years and under.

ONSIGHT SERIES FINALS
The top 3 scores of the series will be invited to pariticpate in our Onsight Series Final at PG Sunnyvale! *To be eligible to compete in the finals, competitors must also compete in the last competition @PG Sunnyvale.*

Final scores are not cumulative, so if your score at the last competition at PG Sunnyvale beats out the top scores from PG Belmont & PG San Francisco, you'll be invited to finals! (Cumulative series scores will be considered in the event of a tie-breaker.)

*Witness the fitness as climbers duke it out in finals! Even better - the routes will be left up after the competition so you can test your skills on a sample from the best setters in the country.

*CASH PRIZES*
- 1st Place - $150
- 2nd Place - $100
- 3rd Place - $50

RAFFLE FOR PRIZES PLUS FOOD AND BEER!
A raffle will be held to auction off gear from our amazing crew of sponsors! We'll also have yummy food, great beer and of course Tshirts! THE place to be on a Friday night.

FREE for Members
$15 for Non-members
No pre-registration necessary!


- MARCH 14TH @PG SAN FRANCISCO
Next stop on the tour was at PG San Francisco. With extra routes in the advanced and open categories, the selection of climbs was awesome! The setting team did not disappoint and competitors had plenty to choose from.

Special thanks to all of our sponsors and the local businesses that came out in support of the event!

Photos are posted HERE on our Facebook Page.
Overall Scores are
HERE.

2014 Friction Series - PG San Francisco
WINNERS
Rank
Score
Name
Gender
Category
1
1725
MARGARET L GEORGEVITS
Female
Open
2
1450
MARIA DURANA
Female
Advanced
3
675
ALLIKAY LEUNG
Female
Recreational
 
Rank
Score
Name
Gender
Category
1
1950
ANDY LAMB
Male
Open
2
1470
NICK VANSTRAATEN
Male
Advanced
3
675
AGUNG HALIM
Male
Recreational
     
Rank
Score
Name
Gender
Category
1
1600
TIMOTHY KANG
Youth
Youth

*Last stop of the FRICTION SERIES is @PG Sunnyvale on Friday, April 18th!
After the competition, the top 3 competitors from both the men's and women's categories will be invited to participate in our Onsight Series Final.

SERIES STANDINGS

Men's Leaders
Rank
Score
Name
Competition
1
91%
Andy Lamb
San Francisco
2
86%
Artem Biryukov
Belmont
3
81%
Chris Llewellyn
Belmont
4
79%
Allen Fung
Belmont
5
78%
Prabowo (Baobao) Halim
San Francisco
6
77%
Eric Low
Belmont
7
75.58%
Adam Schmidt
San Francisco
8
75.32%
Brian Biega
Belmont
9
75.14%
Matthew Matera
San Francisco
10
73.33%
Paul Lego
Belmont
 
Women's Leaders
Rank
Score
Name
Competition
1
68%
Amanda Keys
Belmont
2
66%
Sara Evenson
Belmont
3
65%
Meg Georgevits
San Francisco
4
53%
Amy Verret (staff)
San Francisco
5
35%
Stephanie Hayos
San Francisco
6
19%
Leta Dickinson
San Francisco

Remember, there is still a chance to compete in finals! Get a high score at Sunnyvale and you're in!

*To be eligible to compete in the Onsight Finals, competitors MUST compete in the Sunnyvale competition.*


- FEBRUARY 21ST @PG BELMONT
The series got off to a great start! The routes were awesome and motivation was high amongst the competitors. A big thanks to our sponsors and the local businesses that brought in yummy food and great beer.

Photos are posted HERE on our Facebook Page.
Overall Scores are HERE.

2014 Friction Series - PG Belmont
WINNERS
Rank
Score
Name
Gender
Category
1 1600 Sara Evensen
Female
Open
2 1425 Andreea Georgescu
Female
Advanced
3 675 Kyra Heirich
Female
Recreational
4 675 Zahra Fariba Nowroozi
Female
Recreational
         
Rank
Score
Name
Gender
Category
1 1725 Artem Biryukov
Male
Open
2 1400 Jason Tyler
Male
Advanced
3 675 Agung Halim
Male
Recreational
4 675 Vladimir Matena
Male
Recreational
     
Rank
Score
Name
Gender
Category
1 1375 Aleksander Antic
Male
Advanced

 

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