Annual Wisconsin Indoor Climbing Series competition
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Saturday, April 7, 2018

Join us for our 17th Annual RockFest Climbing Competition! All skill levels are welcome to participate and the event is open to spectators. 



Pre-registration is highly encouraged, register online or in person. $30 for UW and U of M students & $35 for community.

The competition is open to all: students and non-students alike! No minimum or maximum age.

Rockfest Schedule

Registration/Check-In: 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Rules: 10:45 AM - 11:00 AM
Preliminary Competition: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Results: 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Finals: 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Awards and Prizes: 4:15 PM - 5:00 PM


Competition Divisions


Beginner Male & Female


Intermed Male & Female


Advanced Male & Female

Each division will have two categories, a male and a female category. To ensure that the top three finishers in all three adult divisions are accurately represented, all competitors will be placed into a blind divisions. 

All entrants are required to sign a liability waiver to climb our wall. If you are under 18 years of age, a parent/guardian must also sign. Waivers will be given to entrants upon arrival.


Stout Adventures
220 13th Avenue East
56 Sports & Fitness Center
Menomonie, WI 54751

Campus Map

Showers and locker rooms available for participants



  • This competition is open-format.  Open-format means that climbers may climb whenever they are ready.  They must finish all of their climbs within the time allotted.
  • Scoring will be based off of a flash/red point format.
  • There will be routes set specifically for the competition for each division.  The number of routes per division will be based on the climbing ability of the competition entrants.
  • The Art Wall will have taped routes and the West coast wall will be all Monochromatic routes. Monochromatic means the climber will be following a set of holds that are a single color.
  • Each climber is given a score card at registration.
  • All belaying will be done by staff members. Belayer’s will be judging each climb and must sign the score card for a climb to be valid.
  •  A “Route Card” showing the climb information will be posted next to each route.

This year's theme: Dr. Seuss!