Activities

The Southeastern Climbers Coalition presents:

“Float the Boat” 2017 Bouldering Competition

Hosted By:

Mellow Mushroom / Sierra Nevada Brewing Company / Stone Summit


“Float the Boat” 2017 Activities:

Friday, February 10th – Stone Summit and Sierra Nevada Pre-Party

Saturday, February 11th – “Float the Boat” Comp and Mellow Mushroom After-Party

Sunday, February 12th – Complimentary Day Pass to Atlanta Rocks, Escalade Climbing, Ascension Climbing, Adrenaline Climbing, Stone Summit Atlanta or Stone Summit Kennesaw


“Float the Boat” 2017 Pre-Party at Stone Summit Atlanta:

February 10th, 2017

Stone Summit Atlanta

3701 Presidential Pkwy, Atlanta, GA 30340

Time: 6 PM – 9 PM

Includes BBQ dinner, 2 beers, climbing at the gym (**Participants CANNOT climb if you start drinking), and a relaxed hangout atmosphere

All proceeds go to the Southeastern Climbers Coalition!

Pre-Registration $10.00; On-Site $12.00


“Float the Boat” 2017 Competition Information:

Date: February 11th, 2017

Registration: 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Shuttle Begins: 8:30 AM
Comp Start Time: 9:30 AM
Comp End Time: 3:30 PM

Location: Mellow Mushroom and Boat Rock Preserve

Please park and ride High Country Outfitter’s complimentary shuttle at:

HGI/Mellow Mushroom Headquarters

5375 Drake Drive, Atlanta, 30336

Parking***, awards, food, after-party and assorted shenanigans at Mellow Mushroom’s World Headquarters, just 2.4 miles from Boat Rock in the industrial park off of Fulton Industrial Dr. (with the huge red pipe sculpture at the entrance). A shuttle will be provided for climbers and spectators from Mellow Mushroom to Boat Rock.

***No parking will be available at Boat Rock!!!


“Float the Boat” 2017 After-Party at Mellow Mushroom’s Headquarters:

Date: February 11th, 2017

Time: 3 PM – 8 PM

“Float the Boat” 2017 After-Party is once again hosted at Mellow Mushroom’s Headquarters just minutes from Boat Rock Preserve.  Mellow Mushroom will be serving pizza while Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. quenches our thirst.  Be sure to visit our Sponsors’ Display Tents while enjoying DJ entertainment, games and assorted shenanigans! Here we will announce the competition results, draw a raffle and an SCC Member’s Only Raffle! Overall, this will be a time of fellowship with old and new friends; a place where the greater southeastern climbing community can rally together and support our beloved and historic Boat Rock.

Pre-Registration $15.00; On-Site $20.00


“Float the Boat” 2017 Competition Ticket Information:

Purchase of a Comp ticket includes annual SCC Membership!!!

  • BEST VALUE: Combo Ticket – Stone Summit Pre-Party / “Float the Boat” Comp / Mellow Mushroom After-Party – $40.00 (Includes Shirt, Swag Bag, Pint Glass (first 200 attendees), Pizza, Spirits, and one-year SCC membership)

  • “Float the Boat” Comp – Pre-Registration $35.00; On-Site $45.00 (Includes Shirt, Swag Bag, Pint Glass (first 200 attendees), After-Party Admission Fee, Pizza, Spirits, and one-year SCC membership)

  • Kid’s Ticket (12 and under): $20.00 (Includes Comp Fee and After-Party Fee)

All proceeds go to the Southeastern Climbers Coalition!

Pre-Registration ends February 10th, 2017 at 11:59 PM


 “Float the Boat” 2017 Competition Categories:

***Choose One Category for each Registrant / Competitor***

  • Kids (12 and Under)

  • Beginner – VO to V2

  • Intermediate – V3 to V4

  • Advanced – V5 to V6

  • Open – V7+

  • Iron Man – Complete as many boulder problems in the allotted time; highest points wins!

  • Iron Maiden – Complete as many boulder problems in the allotted time; highest points wins!

  • Iron Team – Two-person teams complete as many boulder problems in the allotted time.  One person climbing V3 and below, and the other climbing V4 and above (both competitors must register); highest combined points wins!

  • Rowboats  – Complete 20 pre-selected V0 to V3 boulder problems in the allotted time; first person to complete ALL boulder problems, wins!

  • Tugboats – Complete 20 pre-selected V3 to V6 boulder problems in the allotted time; first person to complete ALL boulder problems, wins!

  • Rock Gods – Over age 45 – V0 to V-Hard

  • Black Diamond Crack Challenge – Climb 25 classic Boat Rock Crack climbs ranging from V-Easy to V-Hard; first person to complete ALL boulder problems, wins!

  • Shadow USA- NEW CATEGORY- Iron man format- Each member of the two-person team must complete every problem; highest point wins
  • Flash- NEW CATEGORY-  Iron Man Format- you MUST complete first go; highest points wins
  • Open Projects – There are several un-climbed projects at Boat Rock. The SCC is offering a cash prize to any of the competitors who complete a Boat Rock project!


“Float the Boat” 2017 Competition Schedule:

Registration: 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Shuttle Begins: 8:30 AM
Comp Start Time: 9:30 AM***
Comp End Time: 3:30 PM
Mellow Mushroom After-Party: 3:00 PM – 8 PM
Raffle, Competition Results, and Awards: 5:00 PM

***If you are competing in a time-sensitive category, the timer begins promptly at 9:30 AM!!! No exemptions!!! Plan to be on time!


BONUS:

With the purchase of a “Float the Boat” Comp Registration, you receive a complimentary Day Pass admission to one of the Atlanta-area climbing gyms: Atlanta Rocks, Escalade Climbing, Ascension Climbing, Adrenaline Climbing, Stone Summit Atlanta or Stone Summit Kennesaw. Offer valid for Sunday, February 12, 2017 only! Photo Identification and a “Float The Boat Registration Receipt” are REQUIRED for Day Pass admission redemption. No exceptions!!!  Each gym’s Liability Waiver must be completed for each individual participant. Climbers under the age of 18 are required to be chaperoned by an adult and have the Liability Waiver notarized by a parent or legal guardian. All daily gym regulations and rules apply. Each gym reserves the right to refuse this offer.


 **********IMPORTANT, PLEASE READ THIS!**********

Remember, bouldering and climbing are dangerous!!! Climb at your own risk.

It is understood all competitors are expected to climb in groups and spot each other. Bouldering Pads are required to aid a soft landing.

By entering the competition as a competitor, or spectator, you agree to not hold liable the Southeastern Climbers Coalition, it’s sponsors, or it’s organizers in the case of injury. The state of Georgia’s Recreational Statutes protect private landowners from lawsuits due to injury on their lands.


For inquiries, contact: info@seclimbers.org or scc.ftb@gmail.com