Are you a woman and do you boulder 7a? Are you a man and do you boulder 7b+? Then Masters Category is for you! Compete for a €7,000 cash purse.
There will be two starting groups in qualifiers, athletes will climb 8 boulders for each category (female or male) in a flash format. The best 20 women and men go through to semi-finals. This years' semi-finals will be a full show with lights, dj and live stream, just like finals. The top 6 semifinalists from the men's and women's divisions will advance to finals. Athletes will have 2 minutes to preview the 4 final boulders and an additional 4 minutes + to climb each of the boulder problems. Semi-finals and finals will adhere to the 2018 World Cup format, with one slight alteration for time in finals (4 minutes +).
To compete in Masters, female athletes must climb a minimum of 7a and male athletes are required to climb a minimum of 7b+. The competition for the Masters Category will be held over two days. Qualifiers and semi-finals will be held on Saturday the 8th. Finals will be held on Sunday the 9th of February. Every Masters competitor who does not qualify for the final round is invited to participate in the Recreational competition on Sunday and watch finals for free.
Entry: €30 (including ticket for Recreationals and spectator ticket for finals, if qualification for finals is unsuccessful)
Joining Dock Masters for fun? Then the Recreational category is for you! Dock Masters is the perfect opportunity for recreational climbers to rub elbows with pros and enthusiasts alike. Climbers of all backgrounds and abilities, aged 14 years and older, are welcome to participate in the Recreational competition.
The Recreational categories (female/male) will consist of an all-you-can-climb round, made up of 50 boulders, in every style and grade, ranging from Fb4 to Fb8a. Points are scored by climbing as many boulders as possible. Extra points can be scored by doing a problem first go.
The competition for this category will be held on Sunday 9th of February in two groups from 10:00 - 13:00 and 14:00 - 17:00. Tickets for the second time slot include a spectator ticket to Masters finals! Come over, push your limits and have fun with friends! After the time windows ends, you are invited to join us for dinner and enjoy the finals show.
There will not be boulders specifically designed for kids.
First time slot (excl spectator ticket for Masters finals) €19
Second time slot (incl spectator ticket for Masters finals) €30
Accommodation and entry to the competition will be provided for all athletes with a top 40 IFSC boulder World Cup ranking and/or a top 40 World ranking in boulder. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.