USAC Youth Lead/Top Rope Qualifying Event

March 25, 2023

We’ve been selected as the host gym for an upcoming USAC Youth Top Rope / Lead event on March 25th. This is a great opportunity to watch some of the strongest youth climbers in the region compete for a spot at USAC regionals. Come check it out, or even better yet, sign up to volunteer! It's a great day of climbing and a great preview into the future of our sport!

Details for Competitors

Session 1: Categories MYD, FYC, MYB, FYA, MJR

  • 7:00 AM: Competitor and Volunteer Check-In Opens & doors open for Spectators and Session 2 Competitors
  • 7:40 AM: Judges and Belayers Meetings
  • 8:20 AM: Competitor Technical Meeting
  • 8:30 AM: Climbing Starts

Session 2: Categories FYD, MYC, FYB, MYA, FJR

  • 11:00 AM: Session 2 Competitor and Volunteer Check-In Opens
  • 11:40 AM: Judges and Belayers Meetings
  • 12:20 PM: Competitor Technical Meeting
  • 12:30 PM: Climbing Starts
  • 3:30 PM: Climbing Ends

Click here for full details and schedule

Details for members & guests

Whetstone community, as we prepare for the USAC event, please keep the following details in mind:

  • We'll be closed for climbing on Saturday, March 25 but you're more than welcome to come watch or volunteer.
  • There is a spectator entry fee of $10
  • Click here to volunteer
  • If you volunteer, you'll receive two free spectator passes for each volunteer shift and two free day passes to climb at Whetstone
  • The rope routes that go up between the 20th and 24th will remain off limits until the 26th.
  • All members get a complimentary day pass to Ascent Studio that can be used any day between the 20th and 25th. Just stop by the desk to snag one!
  • When the comp is over, there will be some awesome new routes for everyone to enjoy!