Ice Climbing European Cup Finals 2018
The Climbing Club of Oulu and UIAA present the Ice Climbing European Cup Finals Oulu, Finland. The Finnish Ice Climbing National Championships also take place at the same time. The event venue is located roughly 10 km from the center of Oulu. Spectators are welcome to the venue free of charge. The event is broadcasted live and there will be compilation show after the event.
22 meters of vertical climbing. There will be competitions both for lead and speed, with separate series for men and women. The competition structure consists of 22 meters of vertical or slightly overhanging tower and a smaller tower. The towers are connected to each other by 16 meters long overhanging section..
According to preliminary schedule, the qualifications will start on Saturday 24th of February at 7am, and finals take place on Sunday 25th from 1pm onwards (schedule will be revised later on). Athletes should arrive, if possible, the evening before (i.e., Friday 23rd). The competition will be held according to UIAA Ice Climbing World Tour competition rules with slight modifications.
International route setters. Test climbers and route setters will be provided by Russian climbing equipment vendor Krukonogi. There will be international athletes and whole national ice climbing team of Finland present.
Program for the whole family. At the venue, there will be music and other entertainment for the audience. There’s food tents, public toilets, and plenty of parking space at the venue.
Tickets: Sign up
Athlete registration is done through ticketing system by purchasing competitor ticket. Event is free of charge for spectators, but we encourage the audience to register to the event by getting a free ticket through Eventbrite. Please note that free tickets do not include the invitation to evening party or other side events. In addition, Premium and VIP tickets exist, which include plenty of other benefits as well.
Spectator premium ticket allows the access to see the competition, snack and hot drink at the venue, as well as access to the party with athletes(sauna,food,live DJ etc.).
Price: 25 €
Spectator VIP allows the access to see the competition from VIP stand, heated warm up tent with premium food and a selection of drinks, as well as access to teh after party with athletes(sauna, food, live DJ etc.). In addition in also includes a possibility to try ice climbing at the tower during the winter season 2017-2018 (instruction & gear included).
Price: 145 €
Competitor includes the competition participation fee, lunch on both competition days and the evening party(sauna, food, live DJ etc.).
Price: 25 €
Organizer: The Climbing Club of Oulu (Oulun kiipeilyseura -91 ry) is an association for climbers of different disciplines. The purpose of the association is to enable and maintain climbing by providing climbing places and different types of indoor, rock and ice climbing courses. OKS-91 has hosted all the Finnish Ice Climbing Championships so far.
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