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National Climbing Championships 2016

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National Climbing Championships 2016

Our National Climbing Championships 2016 is back!

Registration is CLOSED!

NCC2016*School groups receive a 10% discount off entry fee with a minimum of 10 pax registered per event. Please email felicialimws@gmail.com to request for a group registration form.

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RULES  & REGULATIONS

The National Climbing Championship 2015 Rules shall be read in conjunction with the latest edition of IFSC Rules.

Any unforeseen cases not covered by the National Climbing Championship 2015 Rules shall be resolved as follows:

  • General issues: Resolved by the National Climbing Championship 2016 Organising Committee
  • Technical Issue: Resolved by the National Climbing Championship 2016 Competition Jury in accordance with the latest edition IFSC Rules

 

ELIGIBILITY

All Singapore Citizen who meet the respective age requirement are eligible to compete in the National classification of that Category. Top 3 prizes for each National Category will be given out.

 

All Singapore PR and non-Singapore Citizen who meet the respective age requirement are eligible to compete in the Invitational classification of that Category. Top 3 prizes for each Invitational Category will be given out.

BOULDERING

YOUTH C TEAM

Competitors shall compete in a team of 3. Teams can only be made up of either a Team of all Singaporeans or a team of all Singapore PR & Non-Singapore Citizens.

Teams will be ranked according to the total number of points scored by all team members.

Scoring

The maximum attempts on each boulder shall be 5. A successful attempt is worth the following points:

First attempt – 5 points

Second attempt – 4 points

Third attempt – 3 points

Fourth attempt – 2 points

Fifth attempt – 1 point

 

Qualification Round

The Qualification round is based on 8 – 10 problems to be attempted on flash (ie. after demonstration) within a set time period with no isolation. There will be a total of 2 qualification rounds. No final round will be conducted.

Competitors shall decide the order of the boulder he/she wishes to attempt.

The attempt on each boulder shall be considered finished when:

  • The competitor successfully completes the boulder as deemed by the Boulder Judge.
  • Fails to complete the boulder in 5 attempts
  • Fails to complete their attempt on the boulder before the end the round
  • Decides to move to the next boulder

 

YOUTH B, YOUTH A, JUNIOR, SENIOR

Qualification Round

Competitors shall compete in a group during the Qualification round.

The climbing period shall be announced to the competitors in that category before start of the round.

The beginning and the end of the Qualification round shall be announced by a loud signal.

When one minute remains of the Qualification period, this will be announced by a different signal.

Each competitor shall decide the order of the boulder he/she wishes to attempt for the round

The maximum attempts on each boulder shall be five (5) attempts.

The attempt on each boulder shall be considered finished when:

  • The competitor successfully completes the boulder as deemed by the Boulder Judge.
  • Fails to complete the boulder in (5) attempts
  • Fails to complete their attempt on the boulder before the end the round
  • Decides to move to the next boulder

If the Technical Incident can be repaired or fixed in less than 10 minutes, the boulder shall be reopened without additional time and no appeal shall be allowed.

If the Technical Incident cannot be repaired or fixed in less than 10 minutes, that boulder shall be cancelled.

The fixed quota for the Semi-final round shall be 16 + 10 (National + Invitational)

Semi-final and Final Rounds

The Semi-final and Final rounds shall be organised according to IFSC Rules and Regulations.

The Semifinal round shall consist of 4 boulders with 4 minutes climbing time per boulder.

The fixed quota for the Semi-final round is 16 + 10 (National + Invitational)

The Final round shall consist of 4 boulders for Senior category and 3 boulders for all other categories with 4+ minutes climbing time per boulder.

There will be a collective observation period of 4 minutes per boulder before the start of the final round

The fixed quota for the Final round 6 + 4 (National + Invitational)

LEAD

 

YOUTH C TEAM

Competitors shall compete in a team of 3 on Top-Rope only.

Teams will be ranked according to the total number of points scored by all team members.

 

Qualification Round

The Qualification round is based on 6 routes to be attempted on flash (ie. after demonstration).

Competitors will have 1 attempt with 4 minutes climbing time on each route.

Competitors shall decide the order of the routes he/she wishes to attempt.

Each route will consist of a number of Bonus Holds. The Bonus will be awarded where a competitor has made use of the hold to achieve a stable or controlled position,

There shall be 2 qualification rounds only

YOUTH B, YOUTH A, JUNIOR, SENIOR

The National Lead Climbing Championship shall be in accordance to the format of the IFSC Lead Competition.

The climbing time for each round shall be 5 minutes.

The fixed team quota for the Semi-final round shall be 20 + 10 (National + Invitational)

The fixed team quota for the Final round shall be 8 + 4 (National + Invitational)

SPEED

The National Speed Climbing Championship shall be in accordance to the format of the IFSC Speed Competition.

The minimum registration quota for each category is 4. In the event that the registration quota is lesser than 4, the Organising Committee may review and combine the existing categories.

 

DISCIPLINARY PROCEDURES

 

The Disciplinary Procedure uses a modified version of the IFSC Rules with the following exceptions:

  • Failure to wear the starting number bib provided by the competition organizer shall result in the immediate disqualification of the competition from the competition.

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 NCC boulder schedule

*Do take note that schedule is subject to changes at the organizer’s discretion