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The BMC Youth Climbing Series (BYCS) is a fun climbing competition for young people with three regional rounds and a national final. The series is extremely popular and attracts hundreds of entrants across the country.


For full information and to apply on-line please visit the BMC website


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There will be no on the day entry for 2013. All entries must be done online before the event.

Entries will be accepted online up to 2 days before each event; and on the day entries will not be accepted

The deadline for entries is 5pm on the Thursday before each round.

The cost of entry is:

1 round - BMC members: £12, non-members: £15 and those on income support: £5
Non-member and Income Support entry include 3 months membership of the BMC which automatically includes free civil liability and personal accident disability insurance for all events.

Round 3 will be hosted at Newcastle Climbing Centre (Please arrive at 9.30)


Enter the North East & Lakes Area online

The Final
15th June 2013 at Edinburgh International Climbing Arena.

Parental Consent Form
To take part all competitors must have their parent/guardian  complete a parental consent form for them.

Results as they come in (2013)

Grades for the rounds


Boys Youth E Boys Youth D Boys Youth C Boys Youth B Boys Youth A
3 Boulder problems 4a-5a 4b-5b 4c-6a 5a-6b 5b-6c
3 Routes F4-F6a F4-F6b F6a-F7a+ F6b-F7b+ F6b+-F7c+
BMC YOUTH CLIMBING SERIES Girls Youth E Girls Youth D Girls Youth C Girls Youth B Girls Youth A
3 Boulder problems 4a-5a 4b-5b 4b-5c 4c-6a 5a-6b
3 Routes F4-5+ F4-F6b F5 -F6c/6c+ F5-F7a+/b F6a-F7b

Further Information

More information on the BMC Youth Climbing Series

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