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UNI to host 15th annual rock climbing competition

February 27, 2013

Houston Taylor, graduate assistant, Wellness and Recreation Services Outdoor Recreation, 319-273-7163,

Lindsay Cunningham, Office of University Relations, 319-273-6728,

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Wellness and Recreation Services (WRS) Outdoor Recreation will host the 15th annual "Rock Revolution," a rock climbing competition bringing rock climbers from across the Midwest, at 9 a.m., Saturday, March 2, in the Wellness and Recreation Center on the UNI campus.

Climbers can participate in top-rope and bouldering competitions in the novice, intermediate or advanced division. Competitors may also choose routes of varying difficulty on the 40-foot-high large wall and the 10-foot-high bouldering wall.

The competition is open to all students, faculty and staff of any university or college. For additional information, contact Houston Taylor, graduate assistant at WRS Outdoor Recreation, at 319-273-7163 or