Pogačarjev trg square, Ljubljana, Slovenia / 14th of August 2021
Triglav The Rock Ljubljana - Street Edition
Conquer Ljubljana! Climb many of the city's sights or compete in the grand finale on a special boulder wall at an international competiton in the city center!
QUALIFICATIONS - SEMIFINALS BOULDER: Friday, 13th of August 2021, bouldering center Bolder scena
STREET CLIMBING: Saturday, 14th of August 2021, different locations in Ljubljana city center
FINALS: Saturday, 14th of August 2021, Pogačarjev trg square, Ljubljana
The competition will be held under some of the rules of the International Federation for the sport climbing (IFSC). The climbing event will take place one day, and the day before the event, qualifications for the event will take place in the boulder center Bolder scena in Ljubljana. The top 5 will join the invited climbers in the semi-finals at Pogačarjev trg square.
The event day will be divided into two parts.
In the morning, recreational climbers will be able to climb 10 urban climbing challenges in the center of Ljubljana. There will be climbing on buildings, monuments, structures, fences, etc. Each challenge will be evaluated and so the climbers will score points. Challenges will be available between 9 am and 3 pm and during this time the competitor must climb as many of them as possible.
The second, main part of the event, will take place at Pogačarjev trg square in Ljubljana, when we will perform the semi-finals and finals on the boulder wall. The winner is the climber who climbs the largest number of boulders in the final part of the competition in the least number of attempts.
The event is part of the IFSC International Climbing Series.
PARTICIPATION AND SYSTEM
It is an open type competition, which means that everyone who will be at least fifteen years old in the year of 2021, can apply.
Competitors will be classified into two categories, male and female. The semifinals are reserved for twenty men and women. It includes the 5 best climbers from the qualifications and fifteen climbers who will participate in the competition with a special invitation from the organizer. Twelve competitors, six best climbers and six best climbers from the semifinals will take part in the evening final.
PRIZE MONEY: 12.000 EUR
6.000 EUR per category (men/women)
1st place: 2.500 EUR
2nd place: 1.500 EUR
3th place: 1.000 EUR
4th place: 400 EUR
5th place: 300 EUR
6th place: 300 EUR
VIDEO REPORT 2019
Qualifications for semifinals boulder
Friday, 13th of August 2021 from 15:00 until 20:00, bouldering center Bolder scena (Google Maps)
Saturday, 14th of August 2021 from 9:00 until 15:00, Ljubljana City center (registration at INFO point, Pogačarjev trg square, Ljubljana (Google Maps)
Saturday, 14th of August 2021 from 13:00 until 15:30, Pogačarjev trg square, Ljubljana
Saturday, 14th of August 2021 from 20:00 until 22:00, Pogačarjev trg square, Ljubljana
*In case of bad weather the semifinals and finals will be held on 15th of August 2021.
VIDEO REPORT 2019
VIDEO REPORT 2020
3D PROMO VIDEO 2020
PROMO VIDEO 2020
FINALS 2019 (full replay)
PROMO VIDEO 2019
INFO za tekmovalce: izolacijska cona se odpre ob 11:30 in se zapre ob 12:30! INFO for competitors: isolation zone opens at 11:30 and closes at 12:30!
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AMBASSADOR OF THE EVENT
“The only thing I am good at is climbing, and I want to do it 100-percent. “
Jernej Kruder, the 30-year-old from Celje, met Sports Climbing for the first time in elementary scholl. He fell in love with this sports right away. After getting acquainter with artificial walls in Celje, he quickly switched to boulder and became a World vice-champion in 2014. In the same year, he was recognized as the most successful sport climber in Slovenia by the Olympic Committee of Slovenia.
His sisters Neza and Julija followed his footsteps. The Kruder family has three climbers and they say that you are cool, if you climb. And because The Rock at the Congress Square in the middle of Ljubljana, is also cool, you should come and join us in meeting this new, Olympic sport, where Jernej Kruder will be the ambassador of the event.
A climber from Celje proved his qualities on Majorca, where he climbed a boulder Es Pontas with the difficulty level of 9b, without the protection and only a few meter above sea. Until this date, this is still the most difficult Sports Climb in our country. It took him two weeks and 39 attempts, but he became the second climber in the history to do it. In his words, bouledring is the purest form of climbing.
The idea to construct a climbing wall that will host top climbers from all around the world has arisen through a group of individuals and experts involved in organizing top level sports climbing events for many years now. The design of the wall configuration has also taken into account the expert opinion of the two Slovenian sports climbing selectors.
The modular climbing wall is easy to erect in one single afternoon; while the entire construction together with the safety mats is transported from one place to another within the shortest possible time period. The object is designed and constructed exclusively for big international events. Coated with a special mixture to ensure good gripping conditions for climbing shoes, and furnished with wooden formations, plastic volumes and holds of versatile shapes, it is going to pose a major challenge to all the participating athletes, particularly those competing in the semi-finals and then onto the finals.