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RESULTS

 

The Sickness 2023

January 21

LAST MINUTE ONLINE REGISTRATION HERE!

Day-of registration will be available.

Mega thanks to our Bouldering Series Sponsor ORGANIC Climbing for supporting all our bouldering events this year!
We also couldn’t run this competition without our Title Sponsors:
Thank you for all your incredible help and stoke.
If you haven’t already PLEASE with a cherry on top fill out the SCC Event Liability Waiver below.
Here’s the beta:
Pre-party: Friday, January 20 @ 7:00 PM CENTRAL TIME
Back 40 Beer Company at 200 N 6th St, Gadsden, AL 35901
7:00pm – Pre-Party starts
10:00pm – Pre-Party ends
Open to all! Participants can:
– Register for the competition if they haven’t already.
– Pre-registered folks can pick up their shirt and swag bag.
– Or just hang out and grab a beer with the SCC team!
We will also have a raffle so come ready to buy an arm length of tickets.
The Sickness: Saturday, January 21
Parking/Camping: CARPOOL IF YOU CAN
Camping, Parking and Shuttles are available at Noccalula Falls! Please if your are able, park at Noccalula Falls and ride the shuttle up to Hospital boulders. Shuttles will begin at 7:00 AM. If you plan to park up at Hospital Boulders, Park along the driveway, overflow parking is at the upper Mountain View Hospital lot. DO NOT PARK IN THE LOWER HOSPITAL LOT
Where to Check-in: SCC Tent at the Hospital Boulders Gate
Once check-in is over, you are welcome to get coffee and hang out with all our awesome partners in the Vendor Village!
Event Schedule:
8:00am- Registration @ Hospital Boulders Begins
9:15am- Announcements Start
9:30am- Climbing Starts
3:00pm- Climbing Ends
3:30pm- Scorecard Deadline
3:30pm- After Party Starts
6:30pm- Awards
7:30pm – Party Ends
SCC is stoked to see you all out there on Saturday for THE SICKNESS. Please remember everything is on CENTRAL TIME.
If you have any questions feel free to email us at caleb@seclimbers.org.
We’re so excited to share the stoke with all of you. See you at The Sickness!
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STEP 1 : FILL OUT YOUR WAIVER (REQUIRED) – You can’t compete unless you’ve filled out the waiver.

2023 SCC COMPETITION WAIVER

HOLD HARMLESS FOR PARTICIPANTS 

I assume all risk of personal injury, including death and damage to myself, and damage to my personal property sustained while at or participating in the “Float the Boat” & “The Sickness” 2023 Bouldering Competition and associated events (hereinafter referred to as the “Event”) or sustained on the Event grounds and property, and hereby waive, release, discharge, and hold harmless the Southeastern Climbers Coalition, Inc., the Southeastern Climbers Coalition Land Trust, Inc., and their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, volunteers, members, sponsors, and promoters (hereinafter collectively referred to as the “Releasees”), from any and all liability for any injury, death, or damages suffered to myself or my property while at the Event or on the Event grounds or property, regardless whether or not due to negligence of the Releasees. 

I acknowledge that by signing this document, I am agreeing to indemnify, not to sue and release from liability the Releasees, and that I am giving up substantial legal rights. This release is a contract with legal and binding consequences and it applies to all climbing, bouldering, spotting, hiking, scrambling, spectating or volunteering activities at this Event. I have read it carefully before signing, and I understand what it means and what I am agreeing to by signing. I acknowledge that climbing, bouldering, spotting are inherently dangerous activities and fully realize the dangers of participating in this Event and fully assume the risks associated with such participation. 

I accept responsibility for the condition and adequacy of my equipment, any equipment provided for my use, and my conduct in connection with the Event. 

I agree to indemnify and hold the Releasees harmless from and against any and all actions, suits, claims, demands, causes of action, proceedings, losses, costs and expenses including and without limitation all attorney fees and disbursements, damages, liability and fines or penalties in any way arising out of, or relating to, or connected with directly or indirectly, regardless of whether there is active or passive negligence or fault on the part of the Releasees. 

I understand that I may be photographed or videoed and agree to allow my photo or video to be used for any purpose by the Releasees, without any requirement of compensation, as they see fit. 

Event Liability Waiver

This is required to participate in the 2023 SCC Float the Boat and The Sickness Competitions.
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  • This will be used to mail you a competition climber care package, including t-shirt and sponsor swag! Leave empty if you DO NOT want a care package!

STEP 2 : REGISTER ON EVENTBRITE (REQUIRED) – Choose to compete in both events or just one. Either way we are psyched to have you join us!

STEP 3. Review the COMP RULES listed at the bottom of this page

STEP 4. This goes without saying, but we’ll say it anyway… GET STOKED

RULES

    1. TWO (2) WITNESSES MUST SIGN OFF ON SCORECARD TO GET CREDIT.
    2. YOU MUST HAVE PROBLEM NUMBER AND SCORE WRITTEN IN THE APPROPRIATE BOX.
    3. ALL PROBLEMS ARE MARKED ON THE ROCK WITH A LABEL: MAP LOCATION, NAME, DESCRIPTION, AND POINTS.
    4. ALL PROBLEMS TOP OUT UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED. YOU CANNOT DO THE CRUX MOVE AND JUMP OFF.  DAB’S (TOUCHING A FOOT) AND JUMP/RUN STARTS DO NOT COUNT UNLESS PROBLEM CALLS FOR JUMP START.
    5. SOME PROBLEMS HAVE BOUNDARIES. PLEASE BE AWARE!DO NOT CROSS BOUNDARY – IF SO, IT DOES NOT COUNT.
    6. BE AWARE OF SPECIFIC INSTRUCTIONS TO START PROBLEM AS LISTED ON THE LABEL.
    7. IF THERE IS ANY DOUBT ABOUT WHETHER OR NOT A PROBLEM WAS COMPLETED, YOU WILL DO THE PROBLEM AGAIN AT THE END OF THE COMPETITION IN FRONT OF EVERYONE.
    8. IN THE CASE OF A TIE, WE WILL TALLY UP YOUR NEXT 2 HIGHEST POINTED PROBLEMS.
    9. DO NOT BOULDER WITHOUT A SPOT FROM MULTIPLE PEOPLE.
    10. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A SPOT PAD OR GROUP, FIND ONE!!!
    11. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR NEED A SPOT, ASK A JUDGE OR VOLUNTEER
    12. BEFORE YOU TURN IN YOUR SCORECARD, CIRCLE YOUR TOP 10 PROBLEMS AND ADD UP YOUR TOTAL SCORE. 
    13. YOU WILL GET “BUMPED” INTO A HIGHER CATEGORY IF YOU COMPLETE 2+ PROBLEMS IN THE HIGHER GRADE.
    14. IRON MAN/MAIDEN (FULL MONTY): COMPLETE AS MANY PROBLEMS IN ALLOTTED TIME. HIGHEST POINTS WINS. 
    15. IRON TEAM (2 PERSON FULL MONTY): TWO-PERSON TEAMS COMPLETE AS MANY PROBLEMS IN THE ALLOTTED TIME. ONE TEAM MEMBER CLIMBS V3 AND BELOW, THE OTHER CLIMBS V4 AND ABOVE. HIGHEST COMBINED POINTS WINS.

CATEGORIES

You will choose a category upon registering for the competition and joining the challenge in the KAYA App. See grades below.

Categories for The Sickness:

YOUTH*: Ages 12 & under (all grades)

BEGINNER: V0-V2

INTERMEDIATE: V3-V5

ADVANCED: V6-V8

OPEN: V9+

IRON MAN/IRON MAIDEN: ALL GRADES

IRON TEAM: One team member climbs V3 and below and the second team member climbs V4 and above

ROCK GODS: Ages 45 & Up (All grades)