Flash Fest

The Flash is back in 2024!

It's Texas State University's 16th Annual Flash Fest Bouldering Competition!

This year, don't get fooled by the flash!

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Event Information:

Date: April 13, 2024

Basic Information:

Session 1: 

  • 11:45a Session 1 Rules Meeting and Scorecard Info
  • 12:00p Session 1 Climbing Begins
  • 1:30p Session 1 Climbing Ends 

Session 2:

  • 1:30p Session 2 Rules Meeting and Scorecard Info
  • 1:45p Session 2 Climbing Begins
  • 3:15p Session 2 Climbing Ends

Session 3:

  • 3:15p Session 3 Rules Meeting and Scorecard Info
  • 3:30p Session 3 Climbing Begins
  • 5:00p Session 3 Climbing Ends

Session 4:

  • 5:00p Session 4 Rules Meeting and Scorecard Info
  • 5:15p Session 4 Climbing Begins
  • 6:45p Session 3 Climbing Ends

Comp rules meeting occurs 15 minutes before the start of each session. Don't be late!

Results, Awards Ceremony, Raffle: 7:00p

Location: Texas State University, Student Recreation Center - Climbing Wall

Address: 1011 Academy St. San Marcos, TX. 78666

Parking: Available at the parking lot in front of the Recreation Center


Registration Information:

A maximum of 15 competitors can register per session time.

While unlikely, some sessions may be combined due to low registration. SIGN UP EARLY!

Registration includes: Access, raffle ticket, competition t-shirt

Early Bird Registration:

  • 1/16/24 - 3/17/24
  • $30.00 TXST Students
  • $35.00 All Others

Regular Registration:

  • 3/18/24 - 4/12/24
  • $40.00
  • T-shirt size or availability is not guaranteed for registrants after Early Bird.

Day-Of Registration (if open spots remain):

  • $50.00

Rules & Regulations:

  • A Texas State University waiver must be signed upon registration
  • Climbing Shoes available at no additional cost (supplies limited)
  • Prizes will be given to the top competitors in each category
  • Grade categories are a rough guide and are not self-selected. Placement is determined by the problems climbed & completed.

Categories: Men's and Women's

  • Beginner (V1 - V3)
  • Intermediate (V3+ - V5)
  • Advanced (V6+)

Sponsors! Thank you for your support in 2024!