Citizen’s: Gear Prizes from Vulcan Cup sponsors
Open: $10,000 Cash Purse (paid through top 8 male/female athletes) and Trophies
Citizen’s: Single Redpoint Round
Open: Redpoint qualifier round
Open: Onsight finals (Top 8 male and female)
Four boulders – 5 minutes on/ 5 minutes off
Beginner: V0-V3Intermediate: V3-V5
How are the Citizen’s categories scored?
The total of each competitor’s top five boulders will determine their ranking and the highest total score wins. Competitors may climb one boulder above their registered category, after which point, the competitor will be bumped up to the next category. Ties will be broken by attempts. The top three male and female competitors for each category will win killer gear prizes from our sponsors.
How is the Open category scored?
The qualifying round will be run in a standard redpoint format with the competitors’ top five boulders being totaled for an overall score. The top eight male and female competitors will advance to the finals round.The finals round will be run in a standard onsight format: four boulders, male/ female categories, five minutes on/ five minutes off. The scoring will be synonymous with all other National Cup Series events.
Please follow this link to read up on the new USA Climbing scoring system
The $10,000 cash purse is paid out through the top eight male and female competitors in the following format:
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