Monday, December 12

MBC2017 Event Details


208 North 13th Street 
Billings, Montana

The Montana Bouldering Championship is a fundraiser for the Steepteam 501c3 non-profit program. Steepteam provides climbing mentorship and training to Billings area youth through practice and competition. The Championships provide a competition venue that promotes and rewards the upper talent of Montana Bouldering while providing a fun and entertaining event for recreational climbers.

Pre-registration information will be available within the next few weeks.  Registration can also be taken care of the day of the competition.

1:00p - Check In / Late Registration Opens
2:00p - Climbing Begins
6:00p - Climbing Ends
6:30p - Results, Drinks, Food and Early Raffle
7:00p - Open Finals Begin
8:30p - Open Awards and Late Raffle

$50 Pre-registration or $55 Day Of. All open registration fees go towards the cash purse. 
The 2016 purse was over $1500
Guaranteed $150 minimum to winners (men & women) and custom Montana Bouldering Champion Belt Buckle.

Open redpoint format consisting of more than 70 routes of evenly distributed difficulty. 
4 hours of climbing time.
Each route is given points based on its difficulty.
A climbers total score equals the top 5 scoring routes plus flash bonuses.
The top third of the open field plus 1 in each gender will move on to finals.

Competitor scores will zero out for finals. Ties will be split by qualifier scores.
Finals will be a timed onsight format, competitors remain in isolation until their turn to climb.
There will be 2 finals routes. Each route will have 6-14 moves of various techniques.
Each climber will get 3:00 minutes of climbing time per route. The 3:00 minutes is a soft time stop, meaning climbers will be allowed to continue climbing the route if they are still on the wall after 3:00.
Each finals route is worth 1000 points.
Every move on a finals route is scored equally to the other moves on the route.
If route has 10 moves / holds then each move is worth 100 pts. (1000pts / 10 moves = 100pts)
A competitors finals score equals the combined total from the two finals routes.
The finals score determines final placement. Ties will be split by attempts and then qualifier scores.
Cash payout to the top third of the field in each gender.

$40 Pre-Registration or $45 Day Of.  Entry fee includes climbing, pizza, & beverages. 
100% of the amateur, youth, & masters entry fees go to the Steepteam non-profit.
$5 Adult Spectator Beverage fee. This gets the spectator pizza & beer.
Redpoint format consisting of 70 routes of evenly distributed difficulty. 4 hours of climbing time.
Competitor score equals the top 5 scoring routes plus flash bonuses.
Youth competitors compete within their respected USA Climbing age category.
Category winners awarded with medals.
Pizza and beverages included in entry fee.
High value prizes will be raffled off among all youth, amateur, and masters competitors.