November Sessions 2018

Make sure you mark your calendars for one of the biggest and most exciting bouldering competitions in Western Canada… For 2018, the November Sessions will be taking place at Climb Base5’s Coquitlam location from Nov 17th and 18th!

Coquitlam gym closures for November Sessions:

  • Nov. 15th: Bouldering closed all day. Bring ear plugs, rest of the gym will be noisy until 4pm
  • Nov. 16th: Entire gym closed for setup and preparations
  • Nov. 17th-18th: Entire gym closed for November Sessions (Spectators welcome to come!)
  • Nov. 19th: Hours return to normal

Climb Base5 North Vancouver will be open as usual.

This official Sport Climbing BC event will take place over two days for every age level and ability. The categories will be Advanced, Experienced, Masters, Open, Recreational, and Youth B, C, and D.

The atmosphere and vibe is always electric… and visitors are welcome to watch and encouraged to cheer on the athletes!

Volunteers NEEDED – Help us out and you’ll get free food, drinks, an official comp t-shirt, and front-row seats to all the action!

Contact to sign up.

The Categories

Open Categories

  • Women: V6+ (2003 or earlier)
  • Men: V7+ (2003 or earlier)

Advanced Category
Non sanctioned SCBC event for Open athletes who did not make finals

Youth Categories

  • Youth B (born in 2004 or 2005)
  • Youth C (2006 or 2007)
  • Youth D (2008 or later)

Experienced Category
Born in 2005 or earlier

  • Women: V3-5
  • Men: V4-6

Recreational Category
Born in 2005 or earlier

  • Women: V0-V2
  • Men: V0-V3

Masters Category
Born 1979 or earlier

The Schedule

This is the provisional schedule, which is subject to change after registration closes.

Saturday, November 17th

Modified Scramble Heat #1 – Open Female
8:00am – Doors Open/Registration
8:50am – Technical Meeting
9:00am- Heat #1 start
11:00am – Heat #1 end

Modified Scramble Heat #2 – Open Male
10:30am – Registration
11:00am – Technical Meeting
11:15am – Heat #2 start
1:15pm – Heat #2 end

Route Setting Change Over
1:30pm – Gym Closed for route setting

Open Finals – All spectators welcome!
2:30pm – Iso. Opens All Open Finalists
3:00pm – Iso. Closes All Open Finalists
3:15pm – Doors open for spectators
3:30pm – Finals
5:30pm – Awards
6:00pm – Gym closed for route-setting

Sunday, November 18th

Modified Scramble Heat #3 – Youth C/D, Male/Female
7:30am – Doors Open/Registration
8:15am – Technical Meeting
8:30am – Heat #3 start
11:00am – Heat #3 end

Modified Scramble Heat #4 – Advanced, Youth B Male/Female
11:30pm – Registration
12:00pm – Technical Meeting
12:15pm – Heat #4 start
2:45pm – Heat #4 end

Classic Scramble Heat #5 – Recreational, Masters & Experienced – Male/Female
3:00pm – Registration
3:30pm – Technical Meeting
3:45pm – Heat #5 start
6:45pm – Heat #5 end

Closing Ceremonies
7:00pm – Awards
7:30pm – Gym Closed

How to Register


You must register online. You will be sent to the Sport Climbing BC website where you can sign in if you’re already a SCBC member. If not, you can join as a member (select “Pay as you go” – there’s a $5 membership fee). Once you’re a SCBC member, you can register for The November Sessions.


  • Early Registration (until Nov. 4th) – $55 / $50 for Recreational, Experiences and Masters (you get an official November Sessions Comp T-Shirt)
  • Late Registration (until. Nov.11) – $65 / $60 for Recreational, Experiences and Masters (no shirt)
  • Late Registration – will be accepted as per the Late Registration Policy. Email the SCBC Registrar to register after Nov 11th – $140 ($75 Penalty Fee + $65 Reg Fee)
  • No ‘Day of’ Registrations / No Exceptions
Register Now!

The Sponsors

Coming soon…