Top Out Climbing Club and MCSA CT Section Youth Programme held their 2018 Annual Awards Ceremony on Saturday 25th November at the Mountain Club of South Africa, Cape Town Section’s Club House.

 

Awards Winners:

Top Rope Starter Level Certificates:

  1. ASHTON ROBERTS
  2. CHRISTOPHER FEBRUARY
  3. GEORGIA GIBBON
  4. JESSE NOVEMBER
  5. JOSIE BLAINE
  6. LENNY HERBERT
  7. OLIVIA THAIVILAIN
  8. RONIN SAUNDERS

 

Top Roper Level Certificates:

  1. ALEX OSBORNE
  2. BATHANDE NQEVU
  3. HLOMLA OYENA BADI
  4. JACQUES RAUBENHEIMER
  5. KEANO FRANSMAN
  6. KENDRA BIERMAN
  7. MAX BURNINGHAM
  8. NASIPI MACAKATI
  9. RALTON RHODE
  10. ROBERT TURNLEY JONES
  11. SIYABULELA MLUNGWANA
  12. THATO NORTON
  13. ZOE HONIKMAN

 

Top Rope Advanced Level Certificates:

  1. BEN HARRIS
  2. CHRISTOPHER COLLIER-REED
  3. JAKE HOLWILL
  4. MILA BLAINE
  5. QUINCY ROELAND

 

Leader Level Certificates:

  1. EYTAN AGINSKY
  2. GADI AGINSKY
  3. GIANNA GOODMAN-BHYAT
  4. JAKE DREYER
  5. JESSE RODRIGUES
  6. JOSEPH GIBBON
  7. KYLA FELDTMAN
  8. MALIA GOODMAN-BHYAT
  9. MATTHEW COLLIER-REED
  10. MATTHEW FORTGENS
  11. NATHAN THAIVILAIN
  12. RACHEL SPARG
  13. SAM BUTTON
  14. SANKARA ATSILUT
  15. SINILIZWE MTSHOBILE
  16. THISBE LAPIN

 

 

Intermediate Level Certificates:

  1. ALEXANDER BAIN LEE
  2. JACK BURNINGHAM
  3. LEE JAMES
  4. MATTHEW GAMMON
  5. RAUEN KROHN
  6. SARAH ADAMS
  7. SASHA "ALEX" SETTERBERG
  8. SHETH ASHLEY-COOPER

 

Advanced Level Certificates:

  1. ALYSSA MEYER
  2. ETHAN COLEMAN
  3. GEORGIANA DORWARD
  4. JACINTH LAPIN
  5. JARED RODRIGUES
  6. JOHN ADAMS
  7. JOSEPH ROSENDORFF
  8. LUCIEN "NICO" SETTERBERG
  9. LUKE EBERHARD
  10. MILENA KROHN
  11. MONIQUE SMIT
  12. SHANAY MEINTJES
  13. THOMAS VAN SITTERT

 

Performance Level Certificates:

  1. MIKELA SINOVICH

 

Provincial Team 2018 Trophies:

  1. ALYSSA MEYER
  2. CALEB ASHLEY COOPER
  3. ETHAN COLEMAN
  4. GEORGIANA DORWARD
  5. JACINTH LAPIN
  6. JACK BURNINGHAM
  7. JAKE HOLWILL
  8. JAKE DREYER
  9. JARED RODRIGUES
  10. JESSE RODRIGUES
  11. JOHN ADAMS
  12. JOSEPH GIBBON
  13. JOSEPH ROSENDORFF
  14. LEE JAMES
  15. LUCIEN "NICO" SETTERBERG
  16. LUKE EBERHARD
  17. MATTHEW COLLIER-REED
  18. MIKELA SINOVICH
  19. MILENA KROHN
  20. MONIQUE SMIT
  21. RALTON RHODE
  22. RAUEN KROHN
  23. SARAH ADAMS
  24. SASHA "ALEX" SETTERBERG
  25. SHANAY MEINTJES
  26. SHETH ASHLEY-COOPER
  27. THOMAS VAN SITTERT

 

National Team 2018 Trophies:

  1. ALYSSA MEYER
  2. ETHAN COLEMAN
  3. GEORGIANA DORWARD
  4. JACINTH LAPIN
  5. JARED RODRIGUES
  6. JOSEPH ROSENDORFF
  7. LUCIEN "NICO" SETTERBERG
  8. MONIQUE SMIT
  9. SHANAY MEINTJES

 

Other Trophies:

  1. MOST IMPROVED PHYSICAL TRANSFORMATION: GEORGI DORWARD
  2. MOST IMPROVED MENTAL TRANSFORMATION:   JAKE HOLWILL   
  3. MOST IMPROVED ATTITUDE:                                                    MATTHEW COLLIER-REED
  4. MOST IMPROVED:                                                                        QUINCY ROELAND
  5. BEST OUTDOOR ATTITUDE (MCSA Award):                            MILENA KROHN
  6. BEST ATTITUDE:                                                            EYTAN AGINSKY
  7. MOST ADVENTUROUS (MCSA Award):                                    LUKE EBERHARD
  8. MOST PSYCHE:                                                                              JACK BURNINGHAM
  9. COURAGE (MCSA Award):                                                          ALYSSA MEYER
  10. BEST ALL ROUND CLIMBER:                                                      JARED RODRIGUES
  11. BEST AMBASSADOR TO CLIMBING (MCSA Award):               JOSEPH ROSENDORFF
  12. MISS CONGENIALITY:                                                                  SARAH ADAMS
  13. MR CONGENIALITY:                                                                     ROBERT TURNLEY-JONES

 

Thank you to Coaches:

1.      Matt Johnstone

2.      Simon-Eric Johnson

3.      Jed Johnson

4.      Caleb Ashley Cooper

5.      Hannah Ashley Cooper

6.      Chevaan Patience

 

And special mention to Colette Rodrigues and Linith von Ahlefeldt for their coaching and assistance throughout the year.

 

 

MCSA Cape Town Youth Section and Top Out Climbing Club

Annual Awards Ceremony

On Saturday 26th November, the MCSA Cape Town Youth Section and Western Cape Climbing’s Climbing Club, Top Out Climbing Club, held their joint awards ceremony at the MCSA Club House in Hatfield Street, Cape Town. 

 

Each of the club’s 7 coaches was given thank you gifts as well for all their hard work throughout the year:

 

 

  • Ricky Traviss
  • Craig Burden
  • Jed Johnson
  • Matt Johnstone
  • Simon Eric Johnson
  • Caleb Ashley Cooper
  • Delaney Carpenter

 

 

The below climbers were awarded with the following awards:

 

 

 

CLUB COLOURS AWARDS POLICY

 

ALL AWARDS ARE TO BE MADE AT THE DISCRETION OF THE AWARDS COMMITTEE FROM TOP OUT CLIMBING CLUB

 

 

 

AWARDS COMMITTEE

 

·         The Committee will consist of:

o   Two Coaches

 

 

PRESENTATION OF AWARDS

 

·         Awards to be presented on the following occasions:

o   Annual Awards Evening held before the end of the School Term 4

 

 

MEETINGS

 

·         Meetings are held at a time convenient to those concerned. They are called at least once a term. The records of minutes of all meetings must be available.

 

 

GENERAL GUIDELINES

 

·         The criteria must be observed at all times unless there is a policy change as a result of a decision taken by consensus at a full meeting.

·         Prospective awards are to be motivated in writing by the Coach in charge of the relevant climber to the Awards Committee. All awards will be decided at a meeting of the Awards Committee.

·         A climber will only receive an award if they meets all of the following criteria:

o   Climbing is offered by the club and the pupil participates at club team level

o   Climbing is offered at an inter-school level

o   A climber must be a good role model and display qualities of good sportsmanship, and show both commitment and enthusiasm. Awards will only be considered for a climber whose support and behaviour have been exemplary and a credit to their club.

·         Awards may be withdrawn if subsequent behaviour brings discredit to the club, or is deemed to be socially unacceptable. Decisions of this nature will be made by the Awards Committee on representation from the management of the club.

·         Awards will only be given once the climber has qualified / been selected and participated, with written notification from the coach training that climber.

·         All Awards are awarded to climbers in all Levels.

·         A climber must have sustained involvement and participation in climbing that qualified them for the award and in order for them to retain the award.

·         All Awards criteria can be revised and updated regularly by the Awards Committee.

·         Minutes of the Awards meetings will be recorded.

·         The Awards Committee reserves the right to decide and assess motivations for prospective awards that are outside the ambit of this awards policy.

·         The Awards Committee reserves the right to apply the general principles set out in this document i.e.

o   That representing South Africa will be awarded with Honours.

o   That gaining a podium position at a National event will be awarded with Full Colours.

o   That representing the Province will be awarded with Half-Colours.

 

 

 

AWARDS FOR CLIMBING – SPORT AND BOULDERING

 

·         MASTERS:

o   Podium at International Climbing Event

·         HONOURS:

o   Selection for South African National Climbing Team

·         COLOURS:

o   Podium at National Climbing Competition

·         HALF COLOURS:

o   Selection for Provincial Climbing Team

o   Podium at Provincial Climbing Competition

·         MERIT CERTIFICATE:

o   Podium at Inter-Club Bouldering or Sport Climbing Competition

·         CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT:

o   Most Improved Climber of the Year: Advancing more than four climbing grades in a single year whether in bouldering or sport climbing

o   Most Motivated Climber of the Year: 100% Attendance

o   Best All-Round Climber of the Year

 

 

  

 

DESCRIPTION OF AWARDS

 

Merit Certificate

Certificate with MERIT CERTIFICATE typed onto it and reason for the Certificate.

 

 

Certificates of Achievement

To be given with a Trophy. Certificate with ACHIEVEMENT AWARD to be typed onto it and reason for the Certificate.

 

 

Re-awards

Certificate with FULL / HALF COLOURS OR HONOURS RE-AWARD typed onto it.

 

 

Half-Colours

Certificate with HALF-COLOURS typed onto it and reason for the Certificate. To be given with a Trophy.

 

 

Colours

Certificate with COLOURS typed onto it and reason for the Certificate. To be given with a Trophy.

 

 

Honours

Certificate with HONOURS typed onto it and reason for the Certificate. To be given with a Trophy.

 

Masters

Certificate with MASTERS typed onto it and reason for the Certificate. To be given with a Trophy and other significant award.