BlocHaven Climbing, located in the Judson Mill District, is having their First Annual Climbing Competition October 15, October 16 and October 17. The event will encompass 3 competitions: a USA Climbing Youth competition, a Citizens' competition, and the BlocBender Open (prize money event for expert climbers). There will also be climbing workshops taught by a World Cup coach and routesetter. This event is being sponsored by Subaru.
The highlight of the weekend will be the Saturday night Open finals. There will be a Friday night qualifying round to advance to the finals with the top 8 men and women spotlighted. From 4:30pm - 7:00pm on Saturday, there will also be a "Vendor Village", with food trucks, beer, music, etc.