Competitor Registration

See below for the different competition categories and schedule. Registration comes with a special goody-bag “chalk” full of swag, including an exclusive PBR T-shirt, FREE meal voucher, and first access to Finals tickets!

NOTE: Participation is capped at 450 competitors. Early registration is encouraged to secure a spot.





USAC Youth Categories

Junior: born in 2000 or 2001
Youth A: born in 2002 or 2003
Youth B: born in 2004 or 2005
Youth C: born in 2006 or 2007
Youth D: born in 2008 or later

Women’s Categories

Recreational – V0-V2
Intermediate – V3-V4
Advanced – V5-V6
Open – V7+
Masters – 35+ years old

Men’s Categories

Recreational – V0-V3
Intermediate – V4-V5
Advanced – V6-V7
Open – V8+
Masters – 35+ years old

Register To Volunteer

A big thanks to the 150 volunteers who make the Rally possible! Volunteer roles include judging, festival assistance, scoring, set up, and teardown. All volunteers receive an official PBR T-shirt and FREE meal voucher. Find out more about all volunteer roles here.


Volunteer Shifts

  • Friday evening – Setup Crew
  • 6:00am-8:00am – Check-in Assistants
  • 7:15am-11:15am – USAC Judges
  • 8:45am-12:45am – Festival Assistants
  • 9:15-11:15 and 12:15-2:15 – Check-in Assistants
  • 10:15am-2:15pm – Session 1 Judges
  • 12:30pm-4:30pm – Festival Assistants
  • 1:15pm-5:15pm – Session 2 Judges
  • 2:00pm-6:00pm (on call) – Scoring Assistants
  • 4:15pm-7:30pm – Festival Assistants
  • 9:00pm-11:00pm – Teardown Crew
  • Sunday morning – Teardown Crew


USAC Youth Competition

6:45: Check-in begins
7:45: Competitor rules meeting
8:00: Start time
11:00: End time
1:00: USAC Youth Awards

PBR Session 1*

9:45: Check-in begins
10:45: Competitor rules meeting
11:00: Start time
2:00: End time

PBR Session 2**

12:45: Check-in begins
1:45: Competitor rules meeting
2:00: Start time
5:00: End time

Open Finals

3:00: Finals Competitor List Announced
5:30: Isolation opens
6:30: Isolation closes
6:30: Finals rules meeting
7:00: Finals
9:00: Awards and After Party

*Open, Intermediate, and Master categories only
**Recreational, Intermediate, Advanced, and Masters categories only


All participants are required to complete a Circuit Gym waiver prior to the day of the competition. If you have not ever completed a Circuit waiver, or are unsure, please take a moment to fill one out HERE. If you are under the age of 18, your waiver must be completed by a parent or legal guardian.

Code of Conduct

The Portland Boulder Rally is dedicated to creating an inclusive environment for everyone, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, age, disability (physical or mental), sexual orientation, gender identity, parental status, marital status, and political affiliation as well as gender expression, mental illness, socioeconomic status or background, neuro(a)typicality, or physical appearance. We are united by these values, and we celebrate our unique differences.

Every Portland Boulder Rally participant is expected to contribute to a fair, positive, and safe environment in which everyone can compete at their highest level. Discrimination and harassment are expressly prohibited. Furthermore, any behavior or language that is unwelcoming—whether or not it rises to the level of harassment—is also strongly discouraged. Violations can lead to removal from the competition. Please report any violations to the official event staff.

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