For athletes who want to try out rock climbing competitions, you should be able to know which type you will fit in. There are three types of rock climbing competitions. They include bouldering which includes climbing short walls without using safety ropes. Also, lead climbing where the climbers are required to start at the bottom and are required to finish within a set time in every attempt. Then there is speed climbing which is for individuals or members of a team. The winner is the person or the group that climbs the rock the fastest. The following are some rock climbing competitions in the UK you can sign up for.
Youth Climbing Series
It is open to professionals as well as amateurs. To qualify for the grand finale, you need to take part in at least three regional rounds in any region during a single series. To enter the competition, you need to make a booking online and ensure you pay the stipulated fee because forms that are not accompanied by payments are declined.
Welsh Bouldering Championships
There are two of these climbing competitions that are held yearly. These two include junior and senior categories in each event. The rules for this competition depend on the organisers and what they deem fit. But for the Lead Climbing Championships and Nordic Bouldering they use EYC rules in junior level. To enter the final round, you need to win in the qualifiers.
British Paraclimbing Championships
The competition is meant specifically for people living with disabilities. The event determines the best man and the best woman in the championships. Registrations are also done online.
Junior British Bouldering Championships
The championship is subdivided into different categories namely: Youth Climbing Series Grand Final, Youth Open Bouldering, Youth Climbing Series Grand Final, British Lead Climbing Championships, Welsh Climbing Championships and British Speed Climbing Championships. In case you register and would like to pull out for a reason they advise you notify them not less than five business days before the competition.