beta bash 2023

Join us on April 8th, 2023 for The Knot's 2nd annual spring bouldering competition. Over $3000 in cash and prizes!

As always, we'll have a Competitive and a Casual division. See below for more information on rules, registration, schedule, and prizes.

  • Competitive Division

    Climbers in this division will compete for a place in the finals and a chance to win $500. Competitors will have 3 hours to complete the highest value
    boulders. A competitor’s final score shall be the cumulative value of their top five (5) completed
    boulders. The top 6 men and top 6 women will advance to finals which will begin at 6pm.

    Those who do not qualify for finals will be split into two groups based on their scores: Advanced and Open. 1st place in the Advanced category will win $50 and prizes from our sponsors.

  • Casual DIvision

    Climbers in the casual division will have three hours to attempt as many routes as they can. Points will be awarded for every route that a competitor successfully completes. Every route will be worth a unique value of points based on its difficulty.

    At the conclusion of the competition, everyone's scores will be ranked from highest to lowest and broken down into three brackets. The top two highest scores in each bracket will win prizes from our sponsors.

  • Competitive

    8:30-8:55am Check in for Competitive Division climbers and last minute registration

    9:00-9:30am Rules breakdown and review. This is mandatory for all climbers who wish to compete in this division.

    9:30am-12:30pm Climb time for Competitive Division

    FInalists will be notified at the end of the competitive division and will need to return to the gym for Isolation by 5:30pm

  • Casual

    12:30-12:55pm Check in for Casual Division climbers and last minute registration

    1:00-1:30pm Rules breakdown and review. This is mandatory for all climbers who wish to compete in this division.

    1:30-4:30pm Climb time for Casual Division

  • Finals

    4:30-6:30pm Finals pregame. Drinks, food, and music.

    6:00-6:30pm Finals rules breakdown and review.

    Spectators are encouraged to join for the rules breakdown as well.

    6:30-8:30pm Finals for the Competitive Division

    8:30-9:30pm Awards for all divisions

  • Afterparty

    9:30-Late Afterparty at How Bazar (60 SW 2nd St, Gainesville, FL)

    Competitors can redeem the free drink token they received in their goody bags.


Pre-registration closes 3/24 or until sell-out and includes a limited edition Beta Bash t-shirt. Shirts will not be included for anyone who registers after 3/24. Make sure to review the schedule and rulebooks before signing up.