Rules

  1. Competitors must wear the official event T-shirt during their climb.
  2. Competitors must report punctually for their respective categories. Latecomers will be disqualified.
  3. The organizers reserve the right to amend the rules and regulations without prior notice.
  4. Competitors will be briefed on the rules of the competition on the actual day itself.
  5. Schedule of categories may be subjected to changes. Participants are advised to check their email and the event website for the latest updates.
  6. The organizers reserve the right to utilize pictures taken of participants for the purposes of publicity, promotion and post-event reports.
  7. Different qualification formats of will be used throughout the competition. The Flash Format will be used during the U17, Novice and Intermediate Qualifying rounds, whereas the Rotation Format will be used during the Open Qualifying round and ALL categories’ finals.

Boulderactive has successfully attracted the attention of climbers both locally and regionally in the 18 years it has been running, evolving into one of the most highly anticipated climbing events annually.

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Eligibility

The eligibility criteria are provided for each category. Participants in the wrong category will be disqualified and moved to a higher category. International climbers would have to contact NUS Climbing for category eligibility.

Under 17

Qualifiers - Flash Format | Finals - Rotation Format
  1. The competitor must be below 17 years of age in the year of 2018 (born 2001 or later).
  2. Participants must not have been a finalist in the Novice or higher categories of previous competitions before.

Novice Category

Qualifiers - Flash Format | Finals - Rotation Format
  1. Participants must not have been a finalist in the Novice, Intermediate or Open categories of previous competitions before.
  2. National boulder/lead climbers are not allowed to join this category.

Intermediate Category

Qualifiers - Flash Format | Finals - Rotation Format
  1. Participants must not have been amongst the top 3 positions in the Intermediate or Open categories of previous competitions before.
  2. Participants must not have been a finalist in the Open categories of previous competitions before.
  3. National boulder/lead climbers are not allowed to join this category.
  4. Participants of this category are allowed to join the Open Category as well.

Open Category

Qualifiers - Session Format* | Semi-Finals - IFSC Rotation Format | Finals - IFSC Finals Format
  1. All are welcome! If you dare..
  2. National (Boulder/Lead) climbers can only join this category.

*What is the Session Format? Session Format is adopted from The North Face Cup held in Japan. This format will be used for Open Qualifying round. Climbers will be allocated into different details. Open climbers will have 30 minutes to finish 5 problems, inclusive of a 1-minute changeover. Each problem will consist of a Top and Bonus, and the number of attempts will be considered in the final scoring. Climbers will be allocated into different details. There will be isolation and there will not be any demonstration climb.

Team Category

  1. Each team must have 3 people. (No restrictions on gender composition)
  2. Maximum of 2 intermediate climbers per team.
  3. Girls score double points.
  4. National boulder/lead/invitational climbers are not allowed to join this category.

Carnival Climb Category

  1. Anyone can join except those who have registered for other competitive categories.
  2. Children aged 10 and below have to be accompanied by a registered adult.