GS to host 10th annual bouldering and climbing competition

Tori Collins

Georgia Southern University will be hosting its 10th annual collegiate climbing competition, Southern SendFest, on March 3 at the RAC.

“You don’t have to have any experience to come out and have a good time,” CRI Operation Specialist David Rector said. “We provide a really laid back atmosphere that’s fun for everyone.”

The climbing and bouldering competition, beginning at 8 a.m., will feature climbing problems in the top rope and cave areas.

There will be rock climbing heats at 9 a.m. and 12 p.m. and a dynamic climbing competition at 3 p.m.

The top scoring climbers will be recognized at an awards ceremony at 6 p.m.

Registration for interested participants is open for those 18 and older. Students of GS as well as the general public can register to participate.

The entry fee for Georgia Southern students is $15. The entry fee for the general public is $20.

The registration fee includes:

  • On-site tent

  • Restrooms & showers

  • Lunch and snacks

  • SWAG Bag featuring samples and freebies from GS’ sponsors

  • Awards to top men and women competitors in each division

  • Fun, music and post-comp social events

For more information on registration and the event schedule, click here.