USAC Virtual Qualifying Event - Sender One Climbing

USAC Speed Virtual Qualifying Event

Hosted at Sender One Climbing LAX

April 26 - May 9, 2021

Book a Session!


Monday, April 26th - Sunday, May 9th 2021
Weekdays: 6a-8a, 8a-10a, 10a-12p, 12p-2p, 2p-4p, 7p-9p
Weekends: 9:30-11:30a, 11:30-1:30p, 1:30-3:30p

  • Competitors must book their climbing reservations in advance through the Sender One Virtual Qualifying Event Booking.
  • JR, A and B Categories are the only participating categories for Speed VQE
  • Competitors are only permitted to book one session each day, but they may climb multiple sessions to achieve their fastest time.
  • Sessions are subject to availability as determined by capacity guidelines.

Session Costs

Sender One Members:
No cost to book a session

10-punch pass holders:
Use of one punch

Non-Member Competitors & Spectators: 

Sender One requires the supervision of 1 Adult for every 2 kids (13 and Under)
Bookings are limited to 1 Competitor & 1 Spectator

Facility Guidelines

  • A digital copy of our new Waiver and Covid-19 Release Form must be completed prior to your first visit.
  • Booking a climbing session is required and walk-ins will not be accepted at this time.
  • For competitors who wish to warm up on top-rope routes: all belayers must be belay-certified at Sender One. Please see a Customer Experience staff member.


Covid-19 Precautions

  • Masks are required at all times. Even while on the wall.
  • Only liquid chalk is permitted on the ground. A chalk ball may be used during warm-up rope climbs if applicable.
  • A health screening will be conducted before entering the facility. Hands must be washed upon entering the facility and before and after climbing.
  • Everyone will be required to check-in and check-out to help us keep an accurate headcount.
  • Please remember to maintain a distance of 6-10 feet from others that are not in your household.
  • Make sure you do not have any Covid-19 related symptoms. If you are feeling sick, even slightly, please stay home and come back 72 hours after you feel better.


Sender One Climbing LAX
11220 Hindry Ave
Los Angeles, Ca 90045

Parking & Directions

Competition Registration

  • Registration for competition will be completed through Kaya/USA Climbing (not through Sender One).
  • A current USA Climbing membership number is required to register for a competition.
  • Competition fee is $10 + 2.9% convenience fee (This is separate from gym climbing session fees. Paid through Kaya.)


Competition Information

  • JR, A and B Categories are the only participating categories for Speed VQE
  • Climbers should download the Kaya app and register/ pay for competition prior to arrival at Sender One LAX.
  • Kaya event name is: USAC-Speed Youth R31 Sender One LAX 26APR21
  • Speed climbs are set up on an auto-belay system. Please see a Customer Experience staff member for information on auto-belay proper usage.
  • Speed video and time must be submitted by competitor through the Kaya app.
  • There is no limit to the number of attempts allowed. The leaderboard will only record the best result.
  • Videos should begin before the start through the successful finish, and where possible, show the electronic timing system's recorded time.


For more information please visit:

VQE RULES   +   Speed Benchmarks   +   KAYA FAQ   +   VQE FAQ (Full)   +   VQE FAQ (Short)

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