Get cracking! We're excited to announce the return of the Cotswold Outdoor British Bouldering Championships when it takes centre stage on Devonshire Green, Sheffield, on 27 & 28 August. Here's how to sign up.
As part of The Outdoor City's Cliffhanger festival, 60 men and 60 women will battle it out to be crowned Cotswold Outdoor British Bouldering Champion 2022!
Spectating is free and entries open on 1 August at 8am
Further information will be sent out closer to the date. Don't miss any updates by following us on social media using the links at the bottom. Can't wait to see you there!
How to enter:
If you'd like to take part then please note the following:
Entrants must be born 2006 or earlier
Entries open Monday 1 August at 8am
Entries close Monday 22 August at 12pm (Midday)
Maximum of 60 competitors per category (Men & Women)
You must be a BMC member to enter
Semi-Finals and Finals Livestreams on Sunday 28th August
WATCH: Cotswold Outdoor British Bouldering Championships 2022 SEMI-FINALS 10.15
WATCH: Cotswold Outdoor British Bouldering Championships 2022 FINALS 17.15
Saturday 27 August
Males and females in single groups. Starting order for qualification will be derived from the 2021 BBC rankings and then at random (if you did not compete last year) and will be posted online ahead of the event.
8am- Access to the warm up zone opens- athletes are required to be at the warm up zone 30 minutes prior to their allotted start time
1130: Male & Female qualification begins – 5 blocs – 5min on, 5 min off
1700: Male & Female qualification finishes
Sunday 28 August
0900: Isolation for semi-finalists opens
1000: Isolation for semi-finalists closes
1030: Semi Final begins – 4 blocs – 5 min on, 5 min off
1245: Semi Final Finishes
1515: Isolation opens
1615: Isolation closes
1720: Presentation of finalists and observation period
1730: Final begins - 4 blocs, 4mins
1930: Final finishes
1945: Prize giving
This timetable is subject to change at any time and will be confirmed once registration closes.
Information regarding selection for Senior Trials can found here
WATCH: Slo-mo highlights of the BBCs 2021 on BMC TV
Cotswold Outdoor are the official headline sponsors of the British Bouldering Championships 2022.
We want to also thank Beta for providing holds for the competition, La Sportiva for sponsoring the event and The Outdoor City for their contribution.
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