Climbing Wall Events

USA Collegiate Climbing Competition

March 8, 9:00am – 4:00pm

Registration Fee: $15 students & $25 public | Register Online

Registration Note: The process has changed since climbing is now an olympic and paralympic sport; competitors must get their membership at least a week in advance and complete an online module.

Location: Sonoma State Recreation Center

Sonoma State is hosting a USA Collegiate Climbing Competition at the Rec Center Climbing Wall. USA Climbing is a national organization that host a series of climbing competition around the country; by competing in this comp you can work towards qualifying for regional and national championships. This competition will be a bouldering only event on March 8 from 9:00am-4:00pm. To compete you must pay the registration fee of $20 to Sonoma State as well as have a USA Climbing membership or a "Day Pass" that can be obtained on the USA Climbing website. All competitors must sign a waiver and adhere to Campus Recreation and USA Climbing rules.

Community Bouldering Competition

February 17, 10:00am – 5:00pm
Registration Fee: Student $5 / Public $10 | Register Online

Join the Sonoma State climbing community for a day of bouldering! Our Community Bouldering Competition will be held February 17 from 10:00am-5:00pm at the Campus Rec climbing wall. All levels welcome! There will be a beginner, intermediate, and open finals problems. We will also be holding a raffle to give out prizes; ticket provided with registration fee. All competitors must sign a waiver and adhere to Campus Recreation rules.

Clinics Schedule

CW 101: Intro to Climbing Movement

Learn the basics of rock climbing movement in this 1 hour intro course. An instructor will help you work on improving the skills you currently posses and expand your abilities by teaching you new techniques.

Date and Time:

January 27 at 12 - 1 p.m.

February 11 at 1 - 2 p.m.

February 26 at 2 - 3 p.m.

March 12 at 12 - 1 p.m.

March 27 at 12 - 1p.m.

April 6 at 2 - 3 p.m.

March at 21 12 - 1 p.m.

May 6 at 1 - 2 p.m.

 

CW 102: Advanced Climbing Movement

Are you interested in becoming a better climber, but don't know how? Join us for an advanced movement clinic where you will learn the skills and techniques to progress as a climber.

Date and Time:

February 6 12 - 1 p.m.

February 21 1 - 2 p.m.

March 2 2 - 3 p.m.

March 17 12 - 1 p.m.

April 1 1 - 2 p.m.

April 16 2 - 3 p.m.

May 1 12 - 1 p.m.

May 11 1 - 2 p.m.

 

CW 201: Intro to Belay

Learn the basics of rock climbing mechanics in this 1 hour intro course. You will learn how to tie necessary knots, the components of a top rope belay system, proper PBUS technique, commands, etc. It will be a clinic that does not just teach the how of top rope belaying, but also the why.

Date and Time:

January 30 1 - 2 p.m.

February 14 2 - 3 p.m.

February 24 12 - 1 p.m.

March 10 1 - 2 p.m.

March 25 2 - 3 p.m.

April 9 12 - 1 p.m.

April 24 1 - 2 p.m.

May 4 2 - 3 p.m.

CW 301: Intro to Lead

Interested in taking the next step in your rock climbing carrer and improving your skills to include lead climbing and belaying? Join us for the Intro to Lead clinic to learn the mechanics of a lead belay system, the techniques to belay and all other components.

Date and Time:

February 3 12 - 2 p.m.

February 18 12 - 2 p.m.

March 4 12 - 2 p.m.

March 19 12 - 2 p.m.

April 3 12 - 2 p.m.

April 13 12 - 2 p.m.

April 28 12 - 2 p.m.

May 13 12 - 2 p.m.