On Saturday 8th February 2014 we will be holding The Foundry Bouldering Open sponsored by Mammut, F-BO14. This will be a BIG one day comp with a CASH prize list of £1700 plus lots of great spot prizes. The Setters will be Rob Napier and Percy Bishton and the Chief Judge Graeme Alderson. (For those old enough to remember, Graeme was the man behind FIBO at The Foundry back in the 90's!).
The Sponsors: Mammut, Moon Climbing, Bleaustone, Bleaustone/Lapis/Axis, The Clinic, Steepedge, CragX Climbing Shop,
The Format: One qualification round of 25 problems then the top 6 men/women go through to an onsight final of 4 problems each on the wave.
The comp has Senior (18 or over on 8/2/14) and Junior age categories (age 12 years to under 18 years on 8/2/14) as well as a Team event. It is open to any climber who is at least 12 years old on the 8th Feb 2014. However, please note there will be no special junior problems set, you climb the same problems as the seniors. Teams must consist of 3 people and comprise of a mixture of both male and female competitors.
Each competitor will receive an F-BO14 competition vest or T-shirt (for juniors).