The Rain City Send

The Rain City Send is a sanctioned event of the:

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The Rain City Send hosts NC3 teams and individuals from around the region for a day of friendly competition. It is open to all Pacific Northwest college students and UW Community members. For UW community (non-team) climbers wishing to compete, we will be holding 30 spots open. Please see below for all event details and registration information.

2017 Final Results




Event Details

  • Heat Rosters
  • Schedule for Competitors
  • Date: Saturday, April 29th, 2017
  • Cost is $27.53 (tax included) per climber
  • The competition is redpoint format.
  • Climbers are allowed up to 5 attempts on as many boulder problems and rope routes as they can climb during their assigned heat.
  • Climbers will score a sum of their 3 highest scoring boulder problems and 2 highest scoring rope routes.
  • Incomplete scorecards will be ruled ineligible.
  • There is a 3% point flash bonus for climbers who climb a problem/route on their first try.
  • Final category placement is determined solely by scores. More details here.
  • The top 3 scoring competitors for both Women’s and Men’s will advance to Finals. Finals will compromise of one boulder problem, one lead route, and one top rope route.

Competition Details


Category  Women Men
Open V5 and beyond; 5.11+ V6 and beyond; 5.12+
Advanced V3-4; 5.10-5.11 V4-5; 5.11-5.12
Recreational Up to V2; 5.6-5.9 Up to V3; 5.6-5.10

*Open competitors should possess the ability to lead in the case of reaching Finals

Registration Information

  • No day of registration!!!!!
  • Registration is by email only.
  • Total registration is capped at 130 climbers, so please register early. Spots are not guaranteed.
  • Team registration closes on Tuesday, April 25th at 12 pm.
  • Teams, please only use the Team Registration Form (you do not need to fill out Individual Competitor forms for each team member).
  • Teams may only register 12 climbers until 12 pm on April 22nd. An announcement on the NC3 Facebook Page will be made regarding how many spots remain. At that point, any additional spots will be released and teams may register up to 8 additional competitors on a first come, first served basis.
  • Heat information and day of logistics will be emailed out to teams and individual competitors by Thursday, April 27th.
  • For more information contact Garrett Genereux,, 206-616-1143

NC3 Registration Forms

UW Community Climbers (non-team members)

  • Register Online Here. In person and phone registration can be done at the Crags Climbing Center: 206-616-7229 or the IMA Programs Office: 206-543-2571.
  • Only 30 spots are reserved for UW Community Climbers so please register early.
  • UW Community Climber registration closes at 12 pm on April 21st.
  • Heat information and day of logistics will be emailed by Thursday, April 27th.
  • For more information contact Garrett Genereux,, 206-616-1143

Travel Logistics

Building Address

Intramural Activities Center (IMA)
3924 Montlake Blvd NE Seattle, WA 98195.

Drving Directions and Parking

From I-5 (northbound or southbound)

  • Take exit 168B on the left for State Hwy 520 toward Bellevue/Kirkland
  • Merge onto WA-520 E
  • Take the Montlake Blvd exit
  • Turn left at E Montlake Pl
  • Turn right at Walla Walla Rd. (just past the IMA) for parking.

Google Maps Directions

PARKING – Ample pay per stall parking will be available in the E-1 parking lot just north of the IMA.

Entering the IMA

Non-UW Competitor and Spectators

All guests to UW’s IMA will need to show their university ID and/or a driver’s license to gain entry to the building.