Vertical Endeavors - Bloomington

USA Climbing - 2019 Sport and Speed Division 5 Championship - Volunteer Sign Up

Calling all climbers, climbing lovers, and their family/friends!

Vertical Endeavors-Bloomington is hosting USA Climbing's Sport and Speed Divisional Championship on Saturday, June 15th and Sunday, June 16th.
As always we need an army of volunteers to make this event a success.

Can't make it on the competition days?
Sign up
here to help route setters get things ready Sunday, June 9th - Friday, June 14th!

Every volunteer will receive a super cool T-shirt, a coupon for 30% off a one time purchase from the VE Pro Shop, and a FREE Day Pass to Vertical Endeavors. We'll provide 2 more Free Day Passes for each addional shift you work.
 

Please note:
All volunteers must be at least 14 years old and have a facility waiver on file for Vertical Endeavors-Bloomington.
To fill one out go to http://verticalendeavors.com/waiver

We will do our best to make sure the parents and family of competitors that sign up to volunteer are able to watch their climber when they compete.

Top Rope Belayer
All belayers must be at least 18 years old and be qualified to belay at VE prior to the competition. If it has been more than 4 months since your last visit to a Vertical Endeavors, please contact us to verify your belay qualifications.

Lead Belayer
All lead belayers must be at least 18 years old and be qualified to lead belay at VE prior to the competition. lead belayers must be highly proficient. If you have any doubts about your lead belaying abilities or are not compfortable belaying climbers extremely lighter and/or heavier than yourself please sign up for another position.
If it has been more than 4 months since your last visit to a Vertical Endeavors, please contact us to verify your belay qualifications.

Route Judge - Sport (No experience necessary! Must be 18+)
If you are signing up to be a judge you will need to watch the 2019 Sport Climbing Rules video prior to the event.
Click here to watch: https://youtu.be/UY-_FWSHuRM

For more information or to learn about other ways to help us prepare for the competition email Taylor Moore at [email protected]


Schedule of Events

Sunday, June 9th
Starting at 6:00pm we will begin stripping the main room. Everthing must come down and all holds must be washed for setting to start on Monday!

Monday, June 10th - Friday, June 14th
Route setting begins in the main room. No competitors allowed in the gym until check-in on Saturday.

Preliminary USAC Schedule:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1pCRS0AZKgtpcnGPNIcAaYMKqXSn2vX81/view

Vertical Endeavors will open for regular business from 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM on Sunday, June 16th.

Created by:   Taylor Moore
 
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Date (mm/dd/yyyy) Time (CDT) Available Slot
06/15/2019 (Sat.) 6:30am - 11:30am  

Isolation Assistant / Runner - Sport, Session 1 (8)

Supervise entrance to Isolation (ISO) area and monitor competitors until climbing begins. Runners will be assigned to escort climbers to routes, assist judges and ensure climbers are at correct routes, ready to climb when the timer sounds.

 
All slots filled
Louis Hill
Kate Doan
Rebekah Fiedler
Kevin Jarta
My son is MYD
Melissa Flynn
I have a MYD climber and a MYC climber
Matthew Lehrmann
Elizabeth Pikal
Melanie Driscoll

Athlete Check-in / Score Runner / General Help - Sport, Session 1 (4)

Help Vertical Endeavors staff check in competitors. Once climbing begins one or two of you will be collecting score cards from judges and delivering them to the scoring table. Others will assist VE staff with various tasks.

 
All slots filled
Kristin Shoemaker
Samantha Whalen
Trish Johnson
Experienced general helper
Alyssa Ronquillo
7:00am - 11:30am  

Route Judge [No experience needed! Must be 18+] - Sport, Session 1 (20)

Judges will closely observe climbers and determine the highest point of ascent. Judges must watch a 25-minute USA Climbing rules video (link above) prior to the competition. Specific instructions and overview will also be given day of competition.

 
All slots filled
Darryl Shoemaker
Robert Meck
Experienced Judge
Jared Murphy
Jennifer Bateman-grover
Rachel Lentsch
Tarun Reddy
Rebecca Gamble
Chance Rodriguez
Kevin Sale
MYC
David Hilbrich
Tara Haring
cathy condie (2)
Can top rope belay if needed
Lewis Satterwhite
MYD, FYC climbers
Kelly Krajnik Krajnik
Son in Male D, experienced judge
Ronnie Day
Gerald Wilk
Experienced, my daughter, Jean Wilk, a FJR is climbing at 8:44
Bhash Mazumder
Daughter in FJR, have judged before
Ashley Garland
FYC climber - either my husband Robert or I will fill this slot. Both experienced judges
Rhonda Khan
MYA first climber, judged once at regionals

Rope Assistant - Sport, Session 1 (7)

You will help lead belayers manage ropes and make sure climbers waiting in the rest chairs are tied in, ready to climb.

 
All slots filled
Meagan Spott
Eric Watson
Brittany Craig
Lee Ramirez
Erin Thill
Suz D
Slight Overlap
Travis Johnson

Lead Belayer [Must be 18+] - Sport, Session 1 (10)

Will be responsible for lead belaying youth competitors and monitor safety on their route at all times. Must be highly proficient, comfortable belaying climbers extremely lighter and/or heavier than yourself, and currently lead belay qualified at VE.

 
8 of 10 slots filled
Blaine O'Brien
FYC Climber
Keith Brown
MYC climber
Rael Rodning
Matt Anderson
Scott Foster
William Eslinger
Kurt Bancker
MYA
Andrew Krajnik
Twins in Male D (only one climbing in sport), both in speed

Top Rope Belayer [Must be 18+] - Sport, Session 1 (6)

Will be responsible for belaying youth competitors and monitor safety on their route at all times. All belayers are required to be belay qualified at VE prior to the competition and will be expected to use the TBUS belay method.

 
All slots filled
Krista McCullough
Savanna Steinmetz
Kai Al
Miranda Steinmetz
Katie Schiller
Joseph Higley
10:30am - 3:00pm  

Isolation Assistant / Runner - Sport, Session 2 (8)

Supervise entrance to Isolation (ISO) area and monitor competitors until climbing begins. Runners will be assigned to escort climbers to routes, assist judges and ensure climbers are at correct routes, ready to climb when the timer sounds.

 
All slots filled
Louis Hill
Kate Doan
Tarun Reddy
Shawn Bitters
Aleksey Mason-Bradach
Alexis Albrecht
AJ Lord
Andrew Campbell
FYJR Lucy Campbell

Athlete Check-in / Score Runner / General Help - Sport, Session 2 (4)

Help Vertical Endeavors staff check in competitors. Once climbing begins one or two of you will be collecting score cards from judges and delivering them to the scoring table. Others will assist VE staff with various tasks.

 
All slots filled
Diana Noller
FYC
Paula Swanson
FJR
Charles Crowley
Julie Hardison
FYC climber
11:00am - 3:00pm  

Route Judge [No experience needed! Must be 18+] - Sport, Session 2 (20)

Judges will closely observe climbers and determine the highest point of ascent. Judges must watch a 25-minute USA Climbing rules video (link above) prior to the competition. Specific instructions and overview will also be given day of competition.

 
All slots filled
Kristin Hill
Jennifer Bateman-grover
Kathy Miller
FYD Climber (Erin Miller)
Michael D’Amato
Child climbs MYA
Charles Park
FYA parent
Yuning Zhang
Jennifer Choi
FYD Climber
Spencer Yeomans
cathy condie (2)
Can top rope Belay if needed
Lucinda Althauser
FYA 2nd in running order; can start when she is done
Serena Kessler
Children in MYA and FYB
Kelly Krajnik Krajnik
Son in Male D, experienced judge
Gerald Wilk
Experienced
Matthew Wanner
Male D, Male B, have judged before
Mike Hill
MYA
Wayne Bock
FYC Sydney Bock
Suz D
Slight Overlap
Justin Lilly
Krystal Lilly

Rope Assistant - Sport, Session 2 (7)

You will help lead belayers manage ropes and make sure climbers waiting in the rest chairs are tied in, ready to climb.

 
All slots filled
Eric Watson
Denyse Hadley
David Flores
Lynn Nordquist
Kelly Kennedy
Bryan Kennedy
Julie Volchenboum
FYB Climber

Lead Belayer [Must be 18+] - Sport, Session 2 (10)

Will be responsible for lead belaying youth competitors and monitor safety on their route at all times. Must be highly proficient, comfortable belaying climbers extremely lighter and/or heavier than yourself, and currently lead belay qualified at VE.

 
9 of 10 slots filled
Jerald Glantz
Joe Miller
Blaine O'Brien
FYC Climber
Jeff Wieland
Rael Rodning
Kurt Bancker
Chris Wood
Robert Meck
Lead belay certified
Andrew Krajnik
Twins in Male D (Aiden and Logan)

Top Rope Belayer [Must be 18+] - Sport, Session 2 (6)

Will be responsible for belaying youth competitors and monitor safety on their route at all times. All belayers are required to be belay qualified at VE prior to the competition and will be expected to use the TBUS belay method.

 
All slots filled
Lindsay Brandt
Jason Hetland
Gracie Thill
Alicia Smith
FYB Climber
Dana Wood
Noah Kunin
3:00pm - 6:30pm  

Safety Judge - Speed Qualifiers, IFSC Wall - Youth B, A and JR (2)

Responsible for clipping in competitors.

 
All slots filled
Robert Meck
Kathy Moore
FYA

Scorekeeper - Speed Qualifiers, IFSC Wall - Youth B, A and JR (2)

 
All slots filled
Stacy Holden
John Nishi

Starting Judge [Must be 18+] - Speed Qualifiers, IFSC Wall - Youth B, A and JR

Ensure that both climbers start simultaneously.

 
Jerry Steele

Athlete Check-in / Handler - Speed Qualifiers (2)

You will assist USAC Officials with checking in athletes for speed qualifiers then help organize athletes prior to and during speed qualifier session.

 
All slots filled
Rick Baylor
Samantha Whalen

Starting Judge [Must be 18+] - Speed Qualifiers, Youth C & D Wall

Ensure that both climbers start simultaneously.

 
Dustin Holden

Safety Judge - Speed Qualifiers, Youth C & D Wall (2)

Responsible for clipping in competitors.

 
All slots filled
Chris Hanily
Cosette Melton Hanily

Timing Judge - Speed Qualifiers, Youth C & D Wall (6)

Using a stopwatch or your phone you will time competitors on speed routes.

 
All slots filled
Sharon De La Paz
Kathy Miller
Lewis Satterwhite
Gina Jarta
Kenji Okumura Okumura
FYD
Bionca D

Scorekeeper - Speed Qualifiers, Youth C & D Wall

 
Jatin Garg
06/16/2019 (Sun.) 7:30am - 11:30am  

Isolation Assistant / Runner - Sport, Finals (8)

Supervise entrance to Isolation (ISO) area and monitor competitors until climbing begins. Runners will be assigned to escort climbers to routes, assist judges and ensure climbers are at correct routes, ready to climb when the timer sounds.

 
All slots filled
Louis Hill
Julie Volchenboum
I have an FYB climber
Iris Ullrich
Wilson Gonzalez
Denys Karia
Laura Berry
Kate Doan
Mar Mulyono

Athlete Check-in / Score Runner / General Help - Sport, Finals (4)

Help Vertical Endeavors staff check in competitors. Once climbing begins one or two of you will be collecting score cards from judges and delivering them to the scoring table. Others will assist VE staff with various tasks.

 
All slots filled
Bernadette Hanson
Tyler Leininger
Rick Baylor
Melody Rager
7:45am - 11:30am  

Route Judge [No experience needed! Must be 18+] - Sport, Finals (10)

Judges will closely observe climbers and determine the highest point of ascent. Judges must watch a 25-minute USA Climbing rules video (link above) prior to the competition. Specific instructions and overview will also be given day of competition.

 
All slots filled
Amy Gunty
Kathy Miller
Hopefully FYD climber (Erin Miller)
Michael D’Amato
Child climbs MYA
Rachel Lentsch
Nell Wirth
Chance Rodriguez
Dustin and Stacy Holden Holden
Chris Aniello
Marty Broan
Daughter is FYA
Mike Hill
MYA

Rope Assistant - Sport, Finals (4)

You will help lead belayers manage ropes and make sure climbers waiting in the rest chairs are tied in, ready to climb.

 
All slots filled
Erin Thill
David Flores
Kelly Kennedy
Bryan Kennedy

Lead Belayer [Must be 18+] - Sport, Finals (5)

Will be responsible for lead belaying youth competitors and monitor safety on their route at all times. Must be highly proficient, comfortable belaying climbers extremely lighter and/or heavier than yourself, and currently lead belay qualified at VE.

 
3 of 5 slots filled
Joe Miller
Blaine O'Brien
FYC Climber
Rael Rodning

Top Rope Belayer [Must be 18+] - Sport, Finals (3)

Will be responsible for belaying youth competitors and monitor safety on their route at all times. All belayers are required to be belay qualified at VE prior to the competition and will be expected to use the TBUS belay method.

 
All slots filled
Gracie Thill
Travis Johnson
Jamie Fraser
11:00am - 1:00pm  

Athlete Check-in / Handler - Speed, Finals (2)

You will assist USAC Officials with checking in athletes for speed finals then help organize athletes prior to and during speed finals session.

 
All slots filled
Charles Crowley
Jerry Steele

Starting Judge [Must be 18+] - Speed, Finals, IFSC Wall - Youth B, A and JR

Ensure that both climbers start simultaneously.

 
Gary Hammer

Scorekeeper - Speed, Finals, IFSC Wall - Youth B, A and JR (2)

 
All slots filled
John Nishi
Stacy Holden

Safety Judge - Speed, Finals, IFSC Wall - Youth B, A and JR (2)

Responsible for clipping in competitors.

 
All slots filled
Robert Meck
Lauri Ericson

Scorekeeper - Speed, Finals, Youth C & D Wall

 
Rachel Thompson

Safety Judge - Speed, Finals, Youth C & D Wall (2)

Responsible for clipping in competitors.

 
All slots filled
Kelly Kennedy
Bryan Kennedy

Starting Judge [Must be 18+] - Speed, Finals, Youth C & D Wall

Ensure that both climbers start simultaneously.

 
Dustin and Stacy Holden Holden

Timing Judge - Speed Finals, Youth C & D Wall (6)

Using a stopwatch or your phone you will time competitors on speed routes.

 
All slots filled
Marija Cvetanovic
Suz D
Brenda Badger
Thomas Lang
Emily Caruso
Bionca D


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