Are you a woman and do you boulder 7a+? Are you a man and do you boulder 7c? Then Masters Category is for you! Compete for a €7,000 cash purse.
There will be two starting groups in qualifiers, athletes will climb 6 boulders for each category (female or male) in a flash format. The best 20 women and men go through to semi-finals. Semi-finals are 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 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 7c. The competition for the Masters Category will be held over two days. Qualifiers and semi-finals will be held on Saturday the 4th. Finals will be held on Sunday the 5th of March. Every Masters competitor who does not qualify for the (semi) final round is invited to participate in the Recreational competition on saturday or Sunday and watch (semi) finals for free.
Entry: €35 (including ticket for Recreationals and spectator ticket for semi finals & finals, if qualification for (semi) 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 competitions.
The Recreational categories (female/male) will consist of two all-you-can-climb competitions, made up of 40 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 competitions for this category will be held on Saturday the 4th and Sunday the 5th of March. A ticket for Saturday includes a spectator ticket to Masters semi finals. A ticket for Sunday includes a spectator ticket to Masters finals. Come over, push your limits and have fun with friends! After the time window ends, you are invited to join us for dinner and enjoy the (semi) finals show.
There will not be boulders specifically designed for kids.
Recreational ticket Saturday (incl spectator ticket for Masters semi finals) €35
Recreational ticket Sunday (incl spectator ticket for Masters finals) €45
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 if you're ranked top 40 and would like to participate.