Blue Cubed 2018


Date
Aug 5, 2018
City
Farmington, Maine, United States
Venue

Mt. Blue High School

Address
129 Seamon Rd, Farmington ME 04938
Details

Cafeteria (Follow the signs)

Website
Blue Cubed 2018 website
Organizers
Aidan McKenzie and Chandler Pike
WCA Delegate
Sam Schultz
Contact

Organizer Contact

Competitor Limit
80
Entry Fee
$20 (United States Dollar)
Information
  • Spectators may attend free of charge
  • There will be no at the door payments or registrations. You must register and pay online. See tabs for details.
Events
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements

Registration Information:

Before You Register
All prospective registrants need a WCA account. Competitors can create their own WCA account by clicking here and entering the required information.

How to Register Online
The competitor limit for this competition is 80.
Prospective competitors register by:
1. Signing into their WCA account;
2. Clicking "Register" on the left side of this webpage, selecting the events they would like to compete in, and submitting their registration;
3. Paying the registration cost of $20.00. (The registration cost is the same, regardless of how many events are selected.)

PLEASE NOTE: If you paid but don't see your name on the registration list within 48 hours of payment (assuming 80 competitors aren't on the competitor list already), please email the organizers. Despite the use of the Stripe payment system, organizers still have to manually move competitors to the approved competitor list following payment.

How to Pay for Registration Online
Payment is processed through Stripe.
Click on the "Register" tab on the left side of the webpage to register and pay all in one place! You can start the payment process by clicking "Pay your fees with card."

Withdrawing Registration
If you have registered and are no longer able to attend, please contact us via email.
If you withdraw your registration before registration closes (Friday, July 20, 2018, 8:00 PM EDT), you are eligible for a refund of your registration cost. There will be no refunds issued after Friday, July 20, 2018, 8:00 PM EDT. Attempting to file a chargeback for the registration fee will lead to being blacklisted from future WCA events.

Any requested changes to registration before registration closes will be honored. Your registration is not complete until your name shows up on the list. If you believe you paid and your name isn't showing up, please contact us so that we can assist you.

Competitors MUST register and pay online in order to compete. No at-the-door registrations or payments will be accepted.

Waitlist Information:

We will be keeping a waitlist for this competition. Once the 80th competitor has paid, we will not close registration until we have a waitlist of 5 competitors (not including the 80 who will be/are listed on the competitors tab). To secure a place on the waitlist once 80 competitors have paid, simply pay the registration fee. If a competitor emails us to drop out, you will be notified if you are the next competitor on the waitlist. If you see that you cannot pay to be on the waitlist (registration will have closed), it means we have reached the waitlist threshold (5) and have therefore closed registration.

If you are emailed notifying you that you can compete, you have 48 hours to respond confirming your attendance before your registration will be refunded and we move on to the next competitor. Therefore, it is imperative that you check your emails frequently if you are on the waitlist.

Once the deadline to request a refund has passed, all remaining competitors on the waitlist will be emailed letting them know they did not get off the waitlist and will be refunded.

Event Format Round Cutoff Time Time Limit Competitors
3x3x3 Cube Average of 5 Round 1 - 10:00 -
Average of 5 Round 2 - 10:00 Top 32 from Round 1
Average of 5 Final - 10:00 Top 16 from Round 2
2x2x2 Cube   Average of 5         Round 1           - 10:00                       -
Average of 5 Final - 10:00 Top 16 from Round 1
4x4x4 Cube Best of 2/Average of 5 Combined Final 1:30 2:30 -
6x6x6 Cube Best of 1/Mean of 3 Combined Final 5:30 7:30 -
3x3x3 One-Handed Best of 2/Average of 5 Combined Final 1:00 2:00 -
Megaminx Best of 2/Average of 5 Combined Final 2:30 3:30 -
Pyraminx Average of 5 Final - 10:00 -
Square-1 Best of 2/Average of 5 Combined Final 1:00 2:00 -

Cutoff- Rounds with a cutoff will have an additional best of 2 (best of 1 for 6x6 and 7x7) format where competitors will have 2 attempts to achieve a time under the cutoff. If the comeptitor does then they will be awarded more attempts to compelete the average.

Time Limit - Any attempt in the round exceeding this time will be awarded a DNF. For "WCA" Time limits, it is dependent on the regulations for that event.

All cutoffs, time limits, numbers of competitors advancing to subsequent rounds, and subsequent rounds are subject to change, however all changes will be announced prior to the round's occurrence. We hope to not make changes, however scheduling limitations may require changes to be made.

Event Time
New Competitor Tutorial * 7:40-8:00
2x2x2 Cube Round 1 8:00-9:00
Pyraminx Final 9:00-10:00
3x3x3 Cube Round 1 10:00-11:15
4x4x4 Cube Combined Final 11:15-12:15
Lunch 12:15-12:45
Square-1 Combined Final 12:45-1:45
3x3x3 Cube Round 2 1:45-2:30
3x3x3 One-Handed Combined Final 2:30-3:30
Megaminx Combined Final 3:30-4:30
6x6x6 Cube Combined Final 4:30-5:30
2x2x2 Cube Final 5:30-6:00
3x3x3 Cube Final 6:00-6:30
Awards 6:30

* The competing/judging tutorial is required for all competitors who are either new or unfamiliar with how to judge solves.

While we don't plan to make changes, the schedule is subject to change at any time. All changes will be announced. We aim to adhere to this schedule.

ALL COMPETITORS MUST READ THIS TAB BEFORE REGISTERING.

NEWCOMERS:

There are multiple things a first-timer must know before competing. All newcomers must be familiar with the WCA Regulations before competing. There is a video here for the basic overview of the rules.

ALL COMPETITORS:

All competitors are expected to help out at this competition. In addition to your competing groups, all competitors will receive groups in which they are expected to either judge, scramble, or run. All assignments will be organized by group, meaning that when we call a particular group of an event up to compete, if you are scheduled to judge/scramble/run during that group, you will come up and start performing your assigned task. If you do not show up for your assignments, your times may be subject to disqualification.

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Registration Information:

Before You Register
All prospective registrants need a WCA account. Competitors can create their own WCA account by clicking here and entering the required information.

How to Register Online
The competitor limit for this competition is 80.
Prospective competitors register by:
1. Signing into their WCA account;
2. Clicking "Register" on the left side of this webpage, selecting the events they would like to compete in, and submitting their registration;
3. Paying the registration cost of $20.00. (The registration cost is the same, regardless of how many events are selected.)

PLEASE NOTE: If you paid but don't see your name on the registration list within 48 hours of payment (assuming 80 competitors aren't on the competitor list already), please email the organizers. Despite the use of the Stripe payment system, organizers still have to manually move competitors to the approved competitor list following payment.

How to Pay for Registration Online
Payment is processed through Stripe.
Click on the "Register" tab on the left side of the webpage to register and pay all in one place! You can start the payment process by clicking "Pay your fees with card."

Withdrawing Registration
If you have registered and are no longer able to attend, please contact us via email.
If you withdraw your registration before registration closes (Friday, July 20, 2018, 8:00 PM EDT), you are eligible for a refund of your registration cost. There will be no refunds issued after Friday, July 20, 2018, 8:00 PM EDT. Attempting to file a chargeback for the registration fee will lead to being blacklisted from future WCA events.

Any requested changes to registration before registration closes will be honored. Your registration is not complete until your name shows up on the list. If you believe you paid and your name isn't showing up, please contact us so that we can assist you.

Competitors MUST register and pay online in order to compete. No at-the-door registrations or payments will be accepted.

Waitlist Information:

We will be keeping a waitlist for this competition. Once the 80th competitor has paid, we will not close registration until we have a waitlist of 5 competitors (not including the 80 who will be/are listed on the competitors tab). To secure a place on the waitlist once 80 competitors have paid, simply pay the registration fee. If a competitor emails us to drop out, you will be notified if you are the next competitor on the waitlist. If you see that you cannot pay to be on the waitlist (registration will have closed), it means we have reached the waitlist threshold (5) and have therefore closed registration.

If you are emailed notifying you that you can compete, you have 48 hours to respond confirming your attendance before your registration will be refunded and we move on to the next competitor. Therefore, it is imperative that you check your emails frequently if you are on the waitlist.

Once the deadline to request a refund has passed, all remaining competitors on the waitlist will be emailed letting them know they did not get off the waitlist and will be refunded.

If you're interested in helping out at this competition, consider applying to join the staff!

If you wish to staff this competition, please fill out this form.

Staff members are required to pay the registration fee up-front. They will receive a full refund after the competition assuming they attend. While we would like to be able to be able to waive registration fees before the competition (as opposed to after it ends), we have had too many instances of staff members not showing up to a competition without notifying the organizational team.

Staff Perks:

  • Free lunch provided
  • Refunded registration fee after the competition (should you attend and fulfill all staff expectations and responsibilities)

Those who are accepted onto staff will receive an email confirmation with more details. Staff will be assigned jobs (extending beyond those required of all competitors) when they are not competing.

Imbedded Map:

Parking:

There is ample parking at Mt. Blue High School, all of which is free of charge.

Public Transportation:

Unfortunately there are no viable public transportation options to this competition. We suggest driving as the optimal method of transportation.

Air Travel:

The closest airports are the Portland Jetport, the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, and the Boston Logan International Airport. From any of these locations, you will likely need to rent a car to access the venue.

Lodging:

There will be no group rate hotel deal for this competiton. We suggest using Google or Hotels.com to find affordable lodging local to Farmington, Maine.

We will be using CubeComps for live results. Click on the logo below or here to access the CubeComps page for this competition.

Please understand that entering live results takes up competition resources that could go to the actual running of the event. We will do our best to get results entered as fast as possible, however there may be delays. All results will be entered prior to later rounds.

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Groups will be posted on this tab shortly after registration closes. All competitors will be notified via email that groups have been posted. You must know your groups, as we will not be calling individual names or alphabatized collections of names ("all competitors with first name A-E").

Please feel free to connect to this competition via our Facebook event. Joining the Facebook event does NOT mean you are registered for this competition. Please see the Registration and Payment tab for information about registration.

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