March 4, 2023 9:00 am
March 5, 2023 1:00 am
We’re super excited to invite you back to join us at Flashpoint Bristol for our BIG OPEN FLASHPOINT FESTIVAL, the BOFF!
Bristol’s biggest climbing festival is back! A mega day dedicated to climbing hard, partying harder and having a great time with our amazing climbing community. There will be Pizza, Drinks, Climbing Stalls, Trampolining, Prize Raffles and most excitingly; loads of new Comp Boulder Problems to come and compete on! With a Youth, Junior, Para, and Open category there is a place for everyone and some incredible prizes to be won. So whether it’s for the spirit of competition, the thrill of trying new and unique problems, or just to hang out with friends and enjoy some tasty treats, we hope to see you there! Join us after the Open Finals for an after party up at the bar!
Youth & Junior Timings:
Youth & Junior Registration – 8.30 – 9am
Youth & Junior Qualification – 9am to 12.00am
Youth & Junior Final – 1pm to 2.30pm
Podiums, Prize Giving, Throw Out Prizes 2.30pm
Open & Para Timings:
Open Qualification 3pm to 6.30pm
Para Comp 3pm to 6.30pm
Open Final 7.30pm to 9pm
Podiums, Prize Giving, Throw Out Prizes 9pm
After Party from 9pm till 1am
Last Orders at 12:30am
Youth & Junior Comp:
Youth 7 – 11 Male – Qualification 25 boulders. Finals 3 Boulders (5 finalists)
Youth 7 – 11 Female – Qualification 25 boulders. Finals 3 Boulders (5 finalists)
Junior 12 – 15 Male – Qualification 25 boulders. Finals 3 Boulders (5 finalists)
Junior 12 – 15 Female – Qualification 25 boulders. Finals 3 Boulders (5 finalists)
Open & Para Comp 16years +:
Open Male – Qualification 25 Boulders. Finals: 3 Boulders (6 finalists)
Open Female – Qualification 25 Boulders. Finals: 3 Boulders (6 finalists)
Para Male – Separate Para Tour – 25 Boulders (no final) – Podium for 1st 2nd 3rd
Para Female – Separate Para Tour – 25 Boulders (no final) – Podium for 1st 2nd 3rd
We have a massive trampoline park attached in the same building as Flashpoint! We’re not going to be open to the public for Freedog on the day of the BOFF, but we’re opening up the trampolines at a reduced rate for anyone who’s keen! We’ll have limited spaces available, you can book on the day:
£8 (1hr bounce session and socks)
-11:45 – 13:00
-12:15 – 13:30
-13:15 – 14:30
-13:45 – 15:00
The cafe will be open throughout the day from 8:15am until 1:00am with a selection of hot and cold drinks, snacks and food.
Free protein smoothie samples will be handed out around the centre!
Alcohol served from 12pm (We strictly do not permit customers/participants to be intoxicated prior or during any activities in our centre).
Paninis, wraps, toasties: 11:00am – 17:00pm
Pizzas: 12:00pm – 22:00pm (Kitchen closed 22:00pm onwards)
Afterparty: 21:00pm – 1:00am Last drink orders 12:30am
There will be a 1 hour gap between 18:30pm and 19:30pm before the open finals for customers to order pizza and beer. Due to the large volume of orders all at once customers are advised to head up to the cafe as early as possible to avoid long wait times on food orders.
Acknowledge of Risk Form – Must be completed to enter the Comp: Form
Getting here: We are easy to get to, a short walk from Temple Meads and lots of bus stops. Link to google maps: Here
Parking: We only have 50 parking spaces including 3 disabled spaces, there is some off street parking too!
Lockers: We have free to use cage lockers close to reception. These require a padlock, bring your own or purchase at reception. However we do not take responsibility for your valuables.
Disabled access: There is “step-free” access to the reception and ground floor, The Cafe is accessed by stairs, though we can bring orders down. The majority of the climbing is all on the ground floor, apart from one mezzanine level that will have a few comp problems set on. All Para Boulders will be on the ground floor.