2015 ABS National Championships Schedule and Streaming Info


USA Climbing, the United States National Governing Body for the sport of competition climbing announced that it will webcast both Open and Youth Bouldering National Championships starting next week in Madison, WI. Here is a quick breakdown of the schedule.

ABS Open Nationals:

Friday, February 6, 2015:Women’s Qualifiers: 9am CST Men’s Qualifiers: 4pm CST

Saturday, February 7, 2015:Open Semi-Finals: 10am CST Open Finals: 7:30 pm CST

ABS Youth Nationals:Friday, February 13, 2015: Qualifiers: 9am CST Saturday, February 14, 2015: Semi-finals: 12pm CST Sunday, February 15, 2015: 9:30am CST

All of the events can be streamed live at Louder Than 11.

“I am obviously excited about another standard – setting Open Nationals broadcast from our friends at Louder than 11.” said Kynan Waggoner, CEO of USA Climbing. “But broadcasting our Bouldering Youth National Championship is the next natural step for USA Climbing. Luckily, we have a very strong relationship with Louder Than 11 and their scope of work with USA Climbing over the last few years has proven that they are capable of giving us the type of broadcast we need for our Youth competitors. Under the broadcast management of LT11, the viewer will see every single attempt of every single climber competing at the ABS Youth National Championship.”

"Louder Than Eleven's relationship with USA Climbing over the last several years has yielded the freedom to continuously innovate using cutting edge technology to tell better stories and produce high quality, comprehensive coverage of the ABS National Championships” said Jordan Shipman of Louder than 11. “This year we couldn't be more excited about broadcasting the Youth National Championships for the first time ever! Viewers will be able to select from up to 8 different camera angles to watch the live feed at any given point in time during all rounds of the competition. We look forward to this years events as well as continuing to work with USA Climbing to raise the bar and set new standards in competition climbing live streaming." //