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STEEPTEAM

 

ABOUT STEEPTEAM

STEEPTEAM is a 501c3 non-profit dedicated to providing climbing mentorship and training to Billings area youth interested in improving their climbing skills through practice and competition.  

Our focus is to develop lifelong climbers.

LOCAL CLIMBING // USA CLIMBING

Local competitions will be required as we feel that they provide great benchmarking and goal setting opportunities in a friendly environment while helping foster the greater Montana climbing community.  We are not requiring team members to participate in USA Climbing sanctioned events.  Climbers wishing to compete at a USAC level will still have continued support by the team and coaches.  

2019 SPRING SCHEDULE

Starting Tuesday, March 5th, through May 30th, practices will be twice a week, Tuesdays and Thursdays, at STEEPWORLD Climbing& Fitness, with breaks for the holidays.

    Junior Team: (born in 2009 – 2006) 6:00 – 7:30pm

    Senior Team: (born in 2005 – 2000) 7:30 – 9:00pm

Sign Ups:  February 28th, 7:00 – 8:00pm at STEEPWORLD Climbing & Fitness

 *Payment can be made below or in person via cash or check on the 28th.

COMPETITIONS

 TBD – Bozeman, MT   – Local

 TBD – Missoula, MT   – Local

 May 18-19 – Location TBD  – Regionals

 June 15-16 – Location TBD  – Divisionals

 July 11-14 – Location TBD  – Nationals

GEAR

All team members are required to have their own gear, this includes shoes, harness, chalk bag, and appropriate climbing attire. Rental shoes greatly hinder the development of good footwork and are not acceptable.

EXPECTED COMPETITION SEASON COSTS

STEEPTEAM Fee:   $225

 Fees cover coaches time and travel for 26 practices, competitions, insurance, administration, and other  necessities needed to run the STEEPTEAM non-profit program.

Monthly Gym Membership: $44/month (not including Initiation Fee for first time members)

 STEEPTEAM practices at STEEPWORLD Climbing & Fitness in Billings Montana. Gym membership is a prerequisite to  being on the team. Gym fees are separate from team fees.

Competition Entry Fee:  TBD

 Climbing competitions have entry fees around $40-$50 per competition.  These prices are set by the host gym and cover the costs for routesetters to set and prepare for the comp as well as t-shirts, awards, gym time, etc.

SCHOLARSHIPS

STEEPTEAM is offering a limited number of scholarships this season. For more information, talk to STEEPTEAM Board Director, Jim Rott, by email at jim@steepworld.com.