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  • Vulcan Cup

    December 8, 2016   |   By: SilveyHuffaker!

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    The Vulcan Cup is the Southeast’s newest and biggest bouldering competition, hosted by High Point Climbing and Fitness in Birmingham, Alabama. Part of USA Climbing’s National Cup Series, the Vulcan Cup is stop number three of the four total Cup stops being hosted across the United States in the 2016-2017 bouldering season.

    Climbers of all ages, abilities, and skill levels are welcome to participate and compete for a podium position to win gear prizes from our sponsors. Open athletes will all be vying for one of the top eight spots that will qualify them for Open finals, and a chance to win their share of the $10,000 cash purse!

    Citizen’s Competitor Registration Link-
    http://highpointclimbing.com/birmingham/about/competitions/

    Open Competitor Registration Link – https://thriva.activenetwork.com/Reg4/Form.aspx?IDTD=2557703&RF=11510485

    SCHEDULE

    FRIDAY 12/16 – OPEN Qualification Round (Free to spectate)
    4:00 PM Check In Opens
    5:45 PM Rules Meeting
    6:00 PM Open Qualifiers Begin
    9:30 PM Open Qualifiers End

    SATURDAY 12/17 – Citizen’s Redpoint + OPEN Competitor Onsight Final

    Top 8 from qualifying round (5 min on / 5 off, Men + Women alternating)
    ($5 spectator fee for finals, free for Citizen competitors)

    7:30 AM Check In Opens
    8:30 AM Rules Meeting
    9:00 AM Citizen’s Round Begins
    12:30 PM Citizen’s Round Ends
    12:30 PM Vendor Village Activities
    1:00 PM Awards for Citizens
    1:00-5:30PM Finals Changeover (Bouldering room closed to public)
    4:30 PM ISO Opens
    5:00 PM Beer garden opens
    5:30 PM ISO Closes
    5:30 PM Doors open for spectators
    5:45 PM Rules Meeting
    6:00 PM Open Finals begin
    8:30 PM Open Finals end
    9:30 PM Awards for Open
    10:30 PM Beer garden closes

    Citizen’s Categories
    Beginner • V0-V3
    Intermediate • V3-V5
    Advanced • V5-V8

    Open Category
    V8- Up

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