Aug 152014
 

Correction: the wrong dates were posted last week!
Bloc Party is FRIDAY, August 22nd at PG Sunnyvale.
See you then!

Mark your calendars – Bloc Party is back!

The series begins on Friday, August 22nd with registration opening at 4pm!

If you haven’t joined us for our annual community bouldering competition in the past, you’re in for a TREAT!

At this FREE event for PG members you’ll get to climb with friends, test your skills on rad new problems, enjoy food & drinks annnnnnd…. earn the chance to WIN some prizes!

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This is a FUN, redpoint style competition.  As you check in, you’ll receive a score card on which to track your score.  After you attempt a problem, mark each attempt off with an “X”.  Once you send, ask a friend or spotter to sign off on your send, circling your score for that climb. The harder the climb, the more points you earn!

Competitions are open to people of all ages and categories are as follows:

Mens:
Recreational V0-V3
Advanced V3-V6
Open V6+

Womens:
Recreational V0-V2
Advanced V2-V4
Open V5+

*For those of you new to our comp series, here’s the beta:

3 Locations + 1 Onsight Final

*Participants must compete in SF’s Bloc Party to be eligible for the Onsight Series Final

Friday, August 22nd – PG Sunnyvale

Friday, September 26th – PG Belmont

Friday, October 17th - PG San Francisco + Onsight Series Final!

REGISTRATION OPENS AT 4pm!

All PG Competitions are FREE for members and only $15 for non-members.  All participants who turn in a completed score card will receive a FREE Bloc Party Tshirt!

ONSIGHT SERIES FINAL
The top 5 scores of the competitions from each mens and womens are invited to compete in a Series Final that takes place at the end of the last comp. The Series Final consists of 3 problems with 5 minutes for each competitor to attempt the climb.

Winners take home COLD.HARD.CASH. 

$150 – First place
$100 – Second place
$50 – Third place

Plus ALL participants will be entered into our raffle!  Awesome prizes from our favorite vendors will be raffled off at the end of each competition, so no worries if you don’t think you’ll get first in your category, you still have a chance to win something cool!

Check this page after each comp to see scores and photos from the night!  

For more details and rules, click here. 

 

 

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