Amrita Cube Open 2020


Date
Feb 1, 2020
City
Kollam, Kerala, India
Venue

Amrita School of Engineering, Amritapuri Campus

Address
Amrita School of Engineering, Amrita University Main Rd, Amritapuri, Vallikkavu, Kollam, Kerala - 690525
Details

Auditorium

Organizers
Cubers@Amrita and Hariprasad Chakkalaparambil
WCA Delegate
Daniel James
Contact
hariology@yahoo.co.in, cubersatamrita@gmail.com, djames@worldcubeassociation.org
Download all the competition's details as PDF here.
Information
  • Make sure you will be available at the venue at least 15 minutes before your event starts. You won't be allowed to participate in an event if you reach late.
  • If you're participating in a WCA competition for first time or not aware of competition rules, make sure that you attend the tutorial session.
  • If you're participating in a WCA competition for first time, please bring your ID card as well.
Events
Number of times bookmarked
9
Registration period

Online registration opened and will close .

Registration requirements
Create a WCA account here if you don't have one.
If this is not your first competition, associate your WCA ID to your WCA account here.
Register for this competition here.
There is a competitor limit of 60 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is ₹150 (Indian Rupee).
Registration fees won't be refunded under any circumstance.
On the spot registrations will be accepted with a base registration fee of ₹350 (Indian Rupee).
Spectators can attend for free.

Registration fee
Pass fee (for participating): 250 INR
Each event: 50 INR
So if you are participating in 3 events, fees will be 250 + (3x50) = 400

Early bird discount offer - till Jan 15, 2020, 11:59 PM IST
Pass fee (for participating): 150 INR
Each event: 50 INR
So if you are participating in 3 events, fees will be 150 + (3x50) = 300.

Spot Registration
Note: For spot registration, you will be allowed to register only for those events which takes place at least 30 minutes after you register. So, if you want to do spot registration for an event, you should register for it at least 30 minutes before the start of the event.
Pass fee (for participating): 350 INR
Each event: 50 INR
So if you are participating in 3 events, fees will be 350 + (3x50) = 500.

Steps to complete online registration
Step 1 - Register here by selecting the events you want to participate in.
Step 2 - Pay the registration fee here: https://vidyut.amrita.edu/competition/amrita-cube-open-2020.
Step 3 - Wait upto 48 hours for your registration to be confirmed. Once your registration is confirmed, you will get a confirmation mail and your name will appear in the list of registered competitors.

Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 6 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 1:00.00 Top 6 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00
4x4x4 Cube Combined Final Bo2 / Ao5 4:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3 20:00.00 cumulative *
3x3x3 One-Handed Combined Final Bo2 / Ao5 2:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
Pyraminx Final Ao5 1:00.00

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Schedule for Saturday (February 01, 2020)

From 07:30 AM
To 08:00 AM
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final
Main Auditorium
Format
Bo3
Time limit
20:00.00 cumulative *
From 08:00 AM
To 08:30 AM
Registration
Main Auditorium
From 08:30 AM
To 09:15 AM
Tutorial for new competitors
Main Auditorium
From 09:15 AM
To 11:00 AM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Main Auditorium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 6 advance to next round
From 11:00 AM
To 12:30 PM
2x2x2 Cube First round
Main Auditorium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Proceed
Top 6 advance to next round
From 12:30 PM
To 01:15 PM
Lunch
Main Auditorium
From 01:15 PM
To 02:15 PM
4x4x4 Cube Combined Final
Main Auditorium
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
4:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
From 02:15 PM
To 03:30 PM
Pyraminx Final
Main Auditorium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
From 03:30 PM
To 04:30 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed Combined Final
Main Auditorium
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
From 04:30 PM
To 05:00 PM
2x2x2 Cube Final
Main Auditorium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
From 05:00 PM
To 05:30 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
Main Auditorium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 05:30 PM
To 06:00 PM
Awards
Main Auditorium

For those of you new to cubing, WELCOME!

We wanted to let you know this event is perfectly fine for cubers of ANY age and experience. We just ask you know a couple things before coming to compete...

First, please be familiar with the WCA Regulations, found here:
https://www.worldcubeassociation.org/regulations/

Here's a video that will be helpful for new comers:

If you are stoked to compete and ready to sign up, head over to the 'Registration & Payment' tab and it will guide you to the registration.

FAQs

Q: Do I use my own cube to compete?
A: YES! You are responsible for your own hardware in order to compete. This means you should bring your own cube.

Q: What is the normal age of competitors at these events?
A: All ages are welcome, but in general competitors are between 10 and 20 years old. Don't let this stop you though, everyone can and should cube!

Q: How do I find results?
A: All results are posted on the WCA page within a week after the competition finishes. However, for the day of competing, go to Cubecomps.com to find information about current events. This is also where you will find information about upcoming rounds of events. Remember, the results are entered by a human so please be patient if you do not see your results immediately.

Q: Are there age divisions?
A: Nope! All competitors compete together.

Q: I want to attend, or I have friends/family who want to attend, but not compete. Do they need to pay as well?
A: No. All spectators are free to view the competition at no cost. There is payment only to compete. But in some cases, venue will be having restriction to allow spectators depending on the competition.

Q: Can I have fun at this event?
A: HECK YES! Cubing is amazing, and we sincerely hope you enjoy the competition!

If you have any further queries, please do mail the organizers & delegates.

Accommodation:

  • Accommodation can be provided for the participants and their guests in the campus hostels on a first-come-first-served basis for nominal charges.

Directions to arrive at the campus by Air and Taxi:

  • Cochin (Kochi) International Airport (COK) at Nedumbassery is situated 140 kilometres north of the campus. One can ask for a pre-paid taxi or board a train from Aluva (AWY) to reach Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri. The taxi-ride takes about three and a half hours.

  • Trivandrum (Thiruvananthapuram) International Airport (TRV), is located 110 kilometers south of Amritapuri. One can ask for a pre-paid taxi or board a train from Trivandrum (TVC) to Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri. The taxi-ride takes about three hours.

Directions to arrive at the campus from the North (by Train/Bus)

  • By Train: Kayamkulam Junction is the closest train station situated 12 kilometres north of the campus. After disembarking, one can hire an autorickshaw to come to the campus. The ride takes about 20 minutes. Buses are also available from Kayamkulam Bus-Stand to Vallickavu Junction, which is about a five-minute walk from the campus.

  • By Bus: From the Ernakulam Transport Bus-Stand, one may board a bus going towards Trivandrum via Alappuzha, and alight at Ochira. From Ochira, an autorickshaw can be taken to bring one directly to Amritapuri, which is 6 km away from Ochira. Or one may board a bus going to Vallickavu Junction, which is about a five-minute walk from the campus.

Directions to arrive at the campus from the South (by Train/Bus)

  • By Train: Karunagapally is the closest train station situated 10 kilometres south of the campus. After disembarking, one can hire an autorickshaw to come to the campus. The ridetakes about 20 minutes. Bus service is also available from Karunagapally.
  • If the train of convenience doesn't stop at Karunagapally, you can get down at Kayamkulam Junction and follow the steps mentioned above.

  • By Bus:From the Trivandrum Transport Bus-Stand, one may board a bus going towards Ernakulam via Kollam and alight at Karunagappally. From Karunagappally, a bus going to Vallickavu Junction can be taken, which is about a five-minute walk from the campus.

Click here to find the major locations on google maps:
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Time limit

If you reach the time limit during your solve, the judge will stop you and your result will be DNF (see Regulation A1a4).
A cumulative time limit may be enforced (see Regulation A1a2).

Cutoff

The result to beat to proceed to the second phase of a combined round (see Regulation 9g).

Format

The format describes how to determine the ranking of competitors based on their results. The list of allowed formats per event is described in Regulation 9b. See Regulation 9f for a description of each format.