Southern Grit Bouldering Series at High Point Climbing and Fitness Birmingham

Southern Grit Finals is coming! For the last two years, the Southern Grit was part of USA Climbing’s National Cup Series. This year High Point is raising the bar. We are creating…

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THE SOUTHERN GRIT BOULDERING SERIES! Rounds one and two are in Chattanooga with the finals comp right here in Birmingham.
Climbers of all ages, abilities, and skill levels are invited to compete in our citizens competition for a podium position to win gear prizes from our sponsors. 
• $35 Pre-Register, $45 Week-Of 
• All competitors will earn a spot to spectate Open Finals for FREE
• Must pre-register by 12/29/18 to guarantee a comp t-shirt

Open athletes will 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!  $10,000 payout, male and female:
1st – $1,800
2nd – $1,400
3rd – $1,000
4th – $600
5th – $200

Hotel block

Candlewood Suites Birmingham – Hoover (600 Corporate Ridge Drive Birmingham, AL 35242) for arrival Jan. 11 and departure Jan. 13 with a nightly rate of $89 + tax. Reservations can be made by calling (205) 991-0272 and mentioning High Point and/or Southern Grit or online with group code “HPC”: www.candlewoodsuites.com/birmingham. The group code should be entered in the group code box, choose the arrival and departure date, then click “check availability” to view the $89 group rate. The group cut-off date to make reservations is January 2.

Schedule

Friday, January 11th 2019 – Open Qualifiers
4:00 PM – Check-In Opens
5:45 PM – Rules Meeting
6:00-9:00 PM – Open Qualifiers (spectators welcome)

Saturday, January 12th 2019 – Citizens Comp
7:30 AM – Check-In Opens
8:15 AM – Rules Meeting
8:30-11:30 AM – Citizens Comp 
12 PM – AWARDS

Saturday, January 12th 2019 – Open Finals
4:00 PM – ISO Opens
5:30 PM – ISO Closes
5:45 PM – Rules Meeting
6:00 PM – Open Finals ($5 to spectate, limited VIP mezzanine access available)
9:30 PM – AWARDS