Irish Bouldering League

The Irish Bouldering League is a fun and friendly climbing competition for climbers sixteen years of age and above.

Dates and venues

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Rounds 01 02 03 04
Date 22 October 03 December 14 January 11 February
Venue Boulder World Belfast Awesome Walls Cork Dublin Climbing Centre Gravity Climbing Centre

Competition times

Registration opens 10:00
Climbing starts 11:00
Climbing finishes 17:00
Results announced 18:00

Competition entry

Entry fees for the competition are collected on the morning of the competition.

Mountaineering Ireland / Concession €10.00 £8.00
Standard Entry €15.00 £12.00

Competition format

The Irish Bouldering League is a flash format bouldering competition.  

Each round will feature twenty boulder problems to be attempted by all competitors. Ten of these problems will have an easier 'B' variation for climbers in the Senior 'B' category.

Competitors score points by Holding the Top hold or Using the Bonus hold.

Top on 1st attempt 10 points
Top on 2nd attempt 7 points
Top on 3rd attempt 4 points
Top on any subsequent attempt 2 points
Bonus hold 1 point

Competition categories

The Irish Bouldering League is open to climbers in the following categories.

Masters - 45 years of age and over
Senior - 16 years of age and over
Senior 'B' - Novice climbers 16 years of age and over

Competition rules

Click on the following link to view the competition rules: Rules - 2016/2017 Irish Bouldering League

Competition results

Competition results will be posted after each round. Click on the relevant round to view the results.

Round 1
Round 2
Round 3
Round 4

League results will be given at the end of round three and four. Click on the relevant round to view the results.

League results after Round 3
League results after Round 4