Gramicci Participating Sponsor at USA Climbing Sport Climbing Series Southwest Competition
Boulderdash Indoor Rock Climbing Gym hosts the event, Saturday, May 12th, 2012.
AGOURA HILLS, Calif., May 8th, 2012— Next weekend, the legendary climbing apparel brand, Gramicci will sponsor the USA Climbing Sport Climbing Series Southwest Climbing Competition, Saturday May 12th at Boulderdash Indoor Rock Climbing Gym located in Westlake Village, California. This regional competition is a great experience for youth and adult rock climbing competitors..The competition begins at 8:00 am, with awards at 4:00pm. With Gramicci headquarters right down the road, it is an ideal local event for Gramicci to be a part of.
The competition is expected to draw 70+ youth competitors ranging from 8 to 19 years of age, as well as an adult division. There will be an expected 100 or more spectators and volunteers from the Southwest region, which is comprised of Southern California and Southern Nevada.
Boulderdash Indoor Climbing Gym
SCS Regional Comp
880-A Hampshire Rd
Westlake Village, Ca 91361
Please join Gramicci and Boulderdash for this lively event! You will find a Gramicci tent in the parking lot selling and showing Gramicci gear, including the latest in NPT- Natural Performance Technology ™. This revolutionary organic NPT™ line offers performance shirts, (great for climbing) that are leaders in areas of moisture absorption, breathability, and dry time speed. The dynamic properties of the hemp blend in the shirts make them antimicrobial, meaning they will not smell after sweating. The shirts also help to maintain a consistent comfortable body temperature.
Unlike other popular choices in performance wear, a true conscious attribute is that these shirts are made of toxin free Hemp and GOTS Certified organic cotton. This means that the cotton and hemp were grown free of pesticides and/or insecticides unlike chemically treated cottons that poison the earth, its water, and the humans that harvest it. Free NPT™men’s Endurance Tee samples and women’s NPT™Corawood Tunic samples will be handed out at noon to the first 25 people to the Gramicci tent. The best performing organic tee shirt on the market, on the best young competitors entering the season.
The event will be complete with a day long BBQ and an end of day raffle. Come one, come all! We hope to see you there.
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Gramicci is often called the ‘soul brand’ of the outdoor industry, known in the climbing community as the originator of the iconic G-series climbing pants and shorts. Thirty years old this year, Gramicci is still setting the standard for performance climbing and outdoor apparel with its introduction of NPT- Natural Performance Technology ™, a pesticide/herbicide-free, certified organic and hemp blend endurance knit that naturally produces higher levels of moisture management, breathability and body temperature regulation than synthetics and the new performance cottons that are treated with chemicals. Deeply committed to greener manufacturing, Gramicci continues to research and adopt new standards of manufacturing that reduce its impact on the environment. Its organic products have received certification from GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standard), OE Blended (Organic Exchange for blended fabrics) and OE 100 (Organic Exchange for all organic fabrics). Gramicci is also a fair labor manufacturer assuring fair wages, clean work environments and zero-tolerance child labor policies. For more information, visit www.gramicci.com.
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