Call for applications to host CEC 2019-2020 competitions

May 27, 2019

CEC Competition Committee

2019-20 Competition Season

 CALL FOR APPLICATIONS TO HOST

(Download the application package as PDF  2019-20 CEC Competition RFP EN)

The CEC is calling for Applications to Host from gyms and organizations interested in hosting competitions in the 2019-20 CEC Climbing Competition Season.

The rationale for designing the calendar in this way is ensuring the optimum competition season and most intelligent training cycles for our athletes both now, and in anticipation of the direction of competition climbing within Canada and internationally.

Applications must be completed in full and received by June 29, 2019 at 11.59pm.  No late applications will be accepted.

2019-20 Events

1)    Regionals

  • Open Boulder Regionals – December 14-15, 2019
  • Youth Boulder Regionals – January 25-26, 2020
  • Lead Speed Regionals – May 1-3, 2020

 2)    Nationals

  • Open Boulder Nationals – January 11-12, 2020
  • Youth Boulder Nationals – February 15-17, 2020
  • Lead Speed Nationals – May 16-18, 2020 **

**Lead and Speed events can be held at different venues, please see below for more information.

What does the CEC provide?

  • CEC will provide medals for every eligible category in each competition.
  • CEC will provide a Technical Delegate and Series Coordinator for each competition. These persons shall be the ‘resource’ person for organizers’ questions with respect to Rules and Regulations, and sanctioning requirements, prior to the competition day. See CEC Organizer Handbook for more details on the role of the Technical Delegate.
  • CEC will provide the Jury Presidents and CEC Judge(s).
  • CEC will provide an online registration and payment system.
  • CEC will provide an online results service.
  • CEC will provide competition promotion through its newsletter and social media networks.
  • CEC will provide the Chief, Assistant Chief, and one aspirant setter.
  • CEC will take care of live stream, including 1 on-air commentator.
  • CEC will pay for transportation and accommodation for all CEC personnel.
  • CEC will provide a cash purse for the Open events.
  • CEC will provide a training session for belayers and route judges if needed.

What does the Host Provide?

 All event volunteers (This includes volunteer judges and event staff outlined in Organizers Handbook, will be available June 30, 2020).

  • Are responsible for event sponsors, outlined in the event agreement.
  • Additional setters (The number to be decided by Chief setter)
  • Belayers – 2 per lead route and 1 per top rope.
  • Must provide space to facilitate and volunteer training
  • Event organizer, who will act as the liaison to the CEC
  • Food for volunteers

What is the revenue split?

There is no hosting fee for any CEC event. The contract is set up as a revenue split, in which your organization will be provided a payment from the registrations.  The registration cost for the events will be fixed.  The registration fee for each event will be the following;

  • Open and Youth Boulder National Championships – $185.00
  • Open and Youth Boulder Regional Championships – $165.00
  • Lead/Speed National Championships –
    • $285.00 both disciplines
    • $205.00 single discipline
  • Lead/Speed Regional Championships –
    • $265.00 both disciplines
    • $195.00 single discipline

Each party will receive the following revenue from each registration;

  • Open and Youth Boulder National Championships
    • CEC – $85.00
    • Host – $100.00
  • Open and Youth Boulder Regional Championships
    • CEC – $75.00
    • Host – $90.00
  • Lead/Speed National Championships
    • CEC – $85.00
    • Host – $200.00 both disciplines, $120 for single
  • Lead/Speed Regional Championships
    • CEC – $75.00
    • Host – $190.00, $120 for single

Minimum Requirements for Regional Competitions

Please look through the IFSC rules 2019 V1.1 and CEC Amendments 2019 for further or expanded requirements. 

Categories to Run:

Youth C, Youth B, Youth A, Junior and Open

 Bouldering Format: 

IFSC Format is required for all CEC events.

Qualifiers – 5 on 5 off isolation. 5 Problems

Semi-Finals – 5 on 5 off isolation. 4 Problems

Finals – WC format, 4 minutes.  4 Problems

Bouldering Facility Requirements:

YBR – Minimum 35m linear wall space with independent fall zones allowing for 10 boulders to run simultaneously.
OBR – Minimum 20m linear wall space with independent fall zones allowing for 5 boulders to run simultaneously.

Lead Format:

  1. Top-Rope for Youth C. Lead for Youth B, Youth A, Junior and Open categories. 
  2. Two (2) qualifiers – Flash Format, one (1) Semi-Final – On-sight, one (1) Final – On-sight.

Lead Facility Requirements:

  1. Must be able to accommodate 2 individual top-rope and 4 individual lead routes at one time.
  2. Walls should be at least 12m+ in height. Walls that do not meet this height requirement may still apply, but preference is given to those who fulfill this criteria.

Speed Requirements: 

  • A Homologated Speed wall is required for Speed events.
  • Enough Standard Speed holds to create Official Youth C Speed route.
  • Ability to use standard timing system.

**CEC will accept joint bids from 2 facilities to host Lead/Speed events.

**Facilities must be within geographic proximity.

Officials:

  1. Lead competitions must have an approved Chief Belayer.
  2. An independent Route Judge is required for each route/boulder area.

Minimum Requirements for National Competitions

Please look through the IFSC rules 2019 V1.1 and CEC Amendments 2019 for further or expanded requirements. 

Categories to Run:

Youth B, Youth A, Junior and Open

 Bouldering Format: 

IFSC Format is required for all CEC events.
Qualifiers – 5 on 5 off isolation. 5 Problems
Semi-Finals – 5 on 5 off isolation. 4 Problems
Finals – WC format, 4 minutes.  4 Problems

Bouldering Facility Requirements:

YBN – Minimum 40m linear wall space with independent fall zones allowing for 15 boulders to run simultaneously.
OBN – Minimum 30m linear wall space with independent fall zones allowing for 10 boulders to run simultaneously.

Lead Format:

  1. Lead for Youth B, Youth A, Junior and Open categories. 
  2. Two (2) qualifiers – Flash Format, one (1) Semi-Final – On-sight, one (1) Final – On-sight.

Lead Facility Requirements:

  1. Must be able to accommodate 2 individual top-rope and 6 individual lead routes at one time.
  2. Walls should be at least 14m+ in height. Walls that do not meet this height requirement may still apply, but preference is given to those who fulfill this criteria.

Speed Format: 

A Homologated Speed wall is required for Speed events.

Ability to use standard timing system.

Preference given 15m wall.

CEC will accept joint bids from 2 facilities to host Lead/Speed events.

  • Facilities must be within geographic proximity.

Officials:

  1. Lead competitions must have an approved Chief Belayer.
  2. An independent Route Judge is required for each route/boulder area.


Rules and Regulations:

CEC uses the IFSC Rules and Regulations, with specific CEC amendments. Please ensure that you have a full understanding of these amendments prior to applying for a competition.

You may see the amendment document online at
http://climbingcanada.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2019-20-CEC-Rule-Amendments.pdf

 

Terms and Conditions of Sanctioning

The Terms and Conditions on the granting of sanctioning include:

  1. a) All organizers will submit an application which is subject to approval by the CEC Competition Committee and the CEC Board;
  2. b) Organizers will agree and sign Event agreement (see attached), to be submitted 2 weeks post being awarded the event;

**An application will be considered incomplete without the signed agreement and you will forfeit the event.

  1. c) Changes to the submitted application (e.g. competition format) must be agreed upon by the organizer, the CEC Competition Committee and the CEC Board; and
  2. d) The competition must adhere to the official Rules and Regulations document, unless deviations have been approved in writing by CEC.

It is important to remember that sanctioning requirements extend through the duration of the competition. CEC has the authority to withdraw sanctioning from any competition which does not meet all of the above agreed upon Terms and Conditions of Sanctioning.

When you are confident that you can meet the requirements of sanctioning, please email cec.vp@climbingcanada.ca with the completed application form.

(Download the application package as PDF  2019-20 CEC Competition RFP EN)

 

 

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