Sterling Rope Vertical Challenge
Saturday, Aug 26, 2017
Thompson's Point, Portland, ME

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Sterling Rope
Biddeford, ME
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Portland, ME
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Discipline(s): Bouldering Competition

Race Options: Double-Elimination, Head-To-Head

Event Description:

Welcome to the first annual Sterling Rope Vertical Challenge, speed climbing competition!

Maine's own Sterling Rope, is hosting the first competition of its kind in Portland...a double-elimination outdoor speed climbing competition at Thompson's Point. Climbers will test their bouldering skills on a 28-foot vertical climbing wall provided courtesy of Evo Rock in Portland.

As competitors arrive, climbers will be entered in to a bracket-style draw in the order they register. Climbers will then be paired off according to the bracket and will commence in head-tohead climbing. In the ensuing head-to-head climb off, each climber will have 2 attempts to scale a route, before switching and attempting 2 climbs on their competitor's route. Scoring will work as follows:

*One point will be awarded for the first climber to the top of the wall. The climber with the most points after all 4 attempts will win and advance to the next round.

*In the case that a climber wins 3 straight, or has a larger point advantage than there are remaining climbs, climbing will be suspended and the winner will move on

*The loser will move on the losers bracket, or if they have already lost once, they will be eilminated

*In the case of a 2-point to 2-point tie, time will be used as the tie-breaker

*This process will continue until the a champion has been crowned


$20 ----- Solo entry

What's Included:

● Entry to Event
● Baxter Outdoors: Multi-Use Bandana Buff
● Entry to the Life Happens Outside Festival (Saturday Only)

Event Schedule:

10:00am: Event registration opens
10:45am: Event registration closes
11:00am: Event Start
2:00pm: Finals (head-to-head

Event Address:

Thompsons Point, Portland, ME

*Parking and bathroom facilities available at venue

Terms and Conditions:

*Tickets are non-refundable

*Tickets are fully transferable

*All competitors must sign a liability waiver prior to competing.

*All ages are welcome, though those under 18 y/o must sign a liability waiver on the day of the event in the presence of a responsible adult.

*Event is subject to change based on weather conditions

*A cut off time for racers may be enforced.

*In the instance of the event being canceled due to an act of god (blizzard, hurricane, etc) a refund will not be issued.

*In the instance of the race being cancelled due to shortcomings of Baxter Outdoors, a full refund will be issued to all participants.
How difficult is this event?

This event is designed for intermediate and advanced climbers

Can I get a refund?

Similar to other live events (concerts, sporting events, etc), all sales are final. If you will not be able to make your race, you are more than welcome to give your ticket to a friend or family member. Please contact our office with any issues or questions.