2006 Teva Mountain Games

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The country's largest celebration of mountain sports, soul, and culture will return once again with the explosion of The Teva Mountain Games (TMG) in Vail, CO, May 31 - June 4, 2006.

Volunteers are needed for judging the competitions on Saturday from 8:30am-Noon. Judges will receive the best seats and some swag from Climbing Magazine. If you are interested contact scottrennak@yahoo.com or simply show up.

The Teva Mountain Games represent the nation’s largest venue for a bouldering competition, with 28,000 spectators expected throughout the weekend. It boasts the largest prize purse for any climbing competition in the United States with a combined cash purse of $16,000 distributed to winners of the difficulty bouldering, speed bouldering, and freestyle dyno divisions. In addition, the past two season’s segments of the TMG climbing competitions have been featured on networks such as OLN, NBC Sports, Fox Sports Net, and VH1.

In addition to the premier climbing competition, professional and amateur outdoor adventure athletes from locally and around the world will converge upon the mountains and rivers of Vail to compete in six sports and ten disciplines, including: extreme kayaking, kayak and raft paddlecross, mountain bike trials, cross country racing and the Vail Hill Climb, trail running championships, and the GNC adventure sprint race.

If you need just one more reason to attend, the Teva Mountain Games will include live music and mountain lifestyle parties with an eclectic mix of outdoor athletes.

See below information for the climbing competitions schedule of events, a breakdown of the prize purse, and discounted rooms in Vail for only $49 a night. Please see attached word document for exhibitor information, rules & regulations. Visit Tevamountaingames.com for more information.

Climbing Competition prize PURSE Bouldering: $10000 ($2500 $1000 $700 $500 $300) Dyno: $3000 ($1000 $300 $200) Speed: $3000 ($1000 $300 $200)

THURSDAY June 1, 2006

3pm-6pm

Dyno, Speed and Bouldering Demos

FRIDAY June 2, 2006

9-10:30am

Women's Bouldering Practice

10:30am - Noon

Men's Bouldering Practice

Noon-1:30pm

Dyno Practice

1:30-3pm

Speed Practice

SATURDAY June 3, 2006

9am-Noon

Citizen Bouldering Competition

1-2pm

Women's Bouldering Qualifiers

2-2:30pm

Women's Bouldering Finals

3-4pm

Men's Bouldering Qualifiers

4-4:30pm

Men's Bouldering Finals

SUNDAY June 4, 2006

9-10am

Dyno Practice

10-11:30am

Dyno Qualifiers

11:30am - Noon

Dyno Finals

1-2pm

Speed Practice

2-3:30pm

Speed Qualifiers

3:30-4pm

Speed Finals

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Discounted Lodging for the Teva Mountain Games

Roost Lodge

The Roost is located 1.5 miles from the center of Vail Village, where the climbing competition and Teva Mountain Games festivities will occur.

The Roost Lodge offers complimentary continental breakfast, heated pool, hot tub, sauna, fax service, vending machines, bike rentals, gas BBQ, and free shuttle to and from the Vail village.

Contact: 800-873-3065

http://www.roostlodge.com/

Special Climbing Magazine Rates (mention this during booking)

Single/2 Doubles

$49.00

Lodge rooms with either 2 double beds or one queen and bath.

Deluxe Queen

$59.00

Spacious 1 room singles that include microwaves and refrigerators and bath.

Deluxe King

$59.00

Spacious 1 room singles that include microwaves and refrigerators and bath.

Triple

$79.00

One room, 2 double beds, 1 twin, microwave, regrigerator, table and bath.

Suite

$109.00

2 rooms - one room has a queen bed and sofa, the other has 2 double beds, microwave and refrigerator, table and bath.