Bothell Spring 2022


Date
Apr 23, 2022
City
Bothell, Washington, United States
Venue

Bothell United Methodist Church

Address
18515 92nd Ave NE, Bothell, WA 98011
Details

Fellowship Hall—first door to the right upon entry

Contact
Organization team
Organizers
Jennifer Castle, Jonathan Truchot, Max Siauw, and Timothy Castle
WCA Delegates
Matthew Dickman and Peter Preston
Download all the competition's details as PDF here.
Information

This competition is recognized as an official World Cube Association competition. Therefore, all competitors must be familiar with the WCA Regulations. If you are new to competing, please refer to the Competitor Responsibilities tab. Please also be sure to review the Health and Safety tab to check additional COVID-19 requirements for this competition.

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Events
Main event
Competitors
57
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
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Register for this competition here.
There is a competitor limit of 60 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $25 (United States Dollar).
If your registration is cancelled before you will be refunded 50% of your registration fee.
Registrants on the waiting list may be accepted onto the competitor list until .
If you are a registered competitor you may change your registered events until by contacting the organization team.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.


Your registration will not be confirmed (moved from the waiting list) until payment has been completed. Please note that even after payment, registrations need to be manually approved before appearing on the registration list.

By registering, competitors agree to the information in the Competitor Responsibilities tab. This tab details the responsibilites of all competitors at this competition. Not abiding by these responsibilities can result in disqualification.

Competitors will be accepted from the waitlist in the order that they paid.

Highlights
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Max Siauw won with an average of 6.38 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Sameer Aggarwal finished second (7.45) and Asher Kim-Magierek finished third (7.55).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Max Siauw 5.74 6.38 United States 6.347.055.746.905.90
4x4x4 Cube Max Siauw 24.50 26.62 United States 28.0932.0524.5027.0224.76
6x6x6 Cube Max Siauw 1:35.44 1:41.96 United States 1:35.441:49.501:40.95
Megaminx Max Siauw 43.76 47.59 United States 48.8147.121:12.1846.8343.76
Skewb Asher Kim-Magierek 2.71 3.28 United States 4.663.503.592.712.75
Square-1 Sameer Aggarwal 5.99 6.22 United States 6.146.245.996.286.66
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 75% advance to next round
Second round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 3:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 3:00.00
6x6x6 Cube Final Bo1 / Mo3 7:00.00 1 attempt to get < 5:00.00
Megaminx Final Bo2 / Ao5 6:00.00 2 attempts to get < 3:00.00
Skewb First round Bo2 / Ao5 2:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 2:00.00
Square-1 First round Bo2 / Ao5 2:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 2:00.00

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Schedule for Saturday (April 23, 2022)

From 08:00 AM
To 08:30 AM
Check-In
Fellowship Hall
From 08:30 AM
To 08:50 AM
Tutorial for new competitors
Fellowship Hall
From 08:50 AM
To 09:50 AM
6x6x6 Cube Final
Fellowship Hall
Format
Bo1 / Mo3
Time limit
7:00.00
Cutoff
1 attempt to get < 5:00.00
From 09:50 AM
To 11:15 AM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Fellowship Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 75% advance to next round
From 11:15 AM
To 12:15 PM
4x4x4 Cube First round
Fellowship Hall
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
3:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 12:15 PM
To 01:00 PM
Lunch
Fellowship Hall
From 01:00 PM
To 02:00 PM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
Fellowship Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 02:00 PM
To 03:00 PM
Megaminx Final
Fellowship Hall
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
6:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 3:00.00
From 03:00 PM
To 03:45 PM
Square-1 First round
Fellowship Hall
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 03:45 PM
To 04:40 PM
Skewb First round
Fellowship Hall
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 04:40 PM
To 05:10 PM
4x4x4 Cube Final
Fellowship Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
3:00.00
From 05:10 PM
To 05:20 PM
Skewb Final
Fellowship Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 05:20 PM
To 06:15 PM
Square-1 Final
Fellowship Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 06:15 PM
To 06:30 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
Fellowship Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 06:30 PM
To 06:35 PM
Awards
Fellowship Hall
From 06:35 PM
To 06:55 PM
Clean-up
Fellowship Hall

Due to ongoing circumstances, the organizing team is enforcing restrictions during the competition which will impact the running of the competition. Here are the most important changes.

  1. Masks are now optional at this competition
  2. Food is now allowed inside the venue.
  3. Competitors should not attend the competition if experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, or if they were exposed to someone with COVID-19. If this occurs to you, the organizers will offer the competitor a full refund.
  4. When not competing, competitors and spectators should attempt to socially distance whenever possibly by keeping 3 feet away from others. We also encourage you not to share puzzles with other competitors.
  5. The competition may use a fixed seating system, rather than a standard waiting area. This is still being discussed among the organization team and all competitors will be notified ahead of time of what system we use. A fixed seating system means when you compete, you will complete all of your attempts in one sitting with the same judge. Instead of being called to a different station for each attempt, you will submit your puzzle at the drop-off table and go to your assigned station and remain there for all of your solves of that event.
  6. Regardless of the sysem used, after every attempt, rather than the judge putting the puzzle in the cover, the competitor is asked to put the puzzle into the cover at the end of the attempt. The judge will only put in the scorecard.
  7. Officials and staff will be following special procedures to continue to lower chance of transmission of COVID-19, such as utilizing sanitizer frequently and distancing.

Additional rules may be added as deemed necessary by the organizers, the WCA Board, or local/national governments.

By registering for this competition you agree that you understand and will follow all the information listed above.

We will be hosting a fundraiser at the competition! 100% of the proceeds will go to the International Committee of the Red Cross, a humanitarian organization that is currently working to provide clean water and stable living conditions to civilians affected by the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. There will be two ways to contribute (cash only):

  1. We will be selling a wide assortment of twisty puzzles at discounted prices, which you'll be able to buy at the competition.
  2. You will also be free to donate any desired amount without buying a cube!

Click here to donate (via PayPal)!

If you prefer to donate directly to the ICRC, click here.

Below is more info on the fundraiser, including a list of the cubes we're planning to sell.

ALL COMPETITORS:

When you arrive, you will receive a card/nametag with personalized information detailing your events and what group you will be competing in for each event. In addition, you will also receive staffing assignments. All competitors are expected to help at this competition. For each event you sign up for, you will be assigned to help out for just one group of that event. If you do not arrive to help during your scheduled event, and there are not enough staff members, we reserve the right to disqualify you from competing.

We will provide a judging tutorial at the beginning of the day, right before the start of the 3x3x3 speedsolve event. This will allow anyone with questions about how to judge to be properly prepared when they are expected to help. We hope that this system will fairly divide up the judging of the competition and make the competition run smoothly for all.

FOR FIRST-TIME COMPETITORS:

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.

In addition, please read this document before coming to the competition to learn about the procedures for judging.

FAQs

Q: Do I use my own cubes to compete?
A: YES! You are responsible for your own hardware in order to compete and to be similarly responsible for its whereabouts at the competition venue.

Q: What is the competition like?
A; Competitions like this one have a bunch of tables where cubers like us get to sit, discuss and practice our favorite thing: cubes! The actual competing with timers, mats and displays is on one side of the venue. The competing is split up into groups, so as to better organize who competes when.

Q: How do I find results?
A: Data recorders will compile and present all results at WCA Live. We will add a link here in the days leading up to the competition, and also include it in the pre-competition email.

Q: Are there age divisions?
A: Nope! All competitors compete in the same group.

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

For any additional questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to the organizers/delegates on the General Info tab!

HOTEL

There are a number of hotels within 10 minutes driving distance. These include, but aren't limited to:

  • McMenamins Anderson School - 18607 Bothell Way NE, Bothell, WA 98011, United States, +14253980122 - 0.8 miles from the venue
  • Country Inn & Suites by Radisson - 19333 N Creek Pkwy, Bothell, WA 98011, United States, +14253544997 - 3.6 miles from the venue
  • Residence Inn by Marriott - 11920 NE 195th St, Bothell, WA 98011, United States, +14254853030 - 3.8 miles from the venue

VENUE & PARKING

The competition will be held in the Fellowship Hall, which is the first door to the right upon entry.

FOOD

There are various restaurants that are within driving distance of the venue. These include, but aren't limited to:

Tacquiria El Taconazo
(206) 841-3916
https://maps.app.goo.gl/QGyBkMvvVHCNUiFo7

Chantanee Thai
(425) 398-7300
https://maps.app.goo.gl/UndyR1gMkjvZRn277

Sharetea
(425) 892-8055
https://maps.app.goo.gl/WFowUXgzgWdGzJgo8

Bento Teriyaki
(425) 489-9393
https://maps.app.goo.gl/vKXRepCAFaetZK7t5

This competition will be sponsored by TheCubicle! They will be providing gift-card prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in every event. They will not be selling puzzles onsite.

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Gift card prizes will be given out to all who place in the top 3 of each event. For 3x3x3, the third prize is $10, second prize is $15, and first prize is $20. For all other events, third prize is $5, second prize is $7, and first prize is $10.

This competition is also supported by West Coast Cubing LLC.

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If you get off the waitlist, you will receive an email indicating that your registration was approved. If you are still on the waiting list on Friday, April 15, 2022, 5:00 PM PDT, you will receive a full refund of your registration fee.

Here is a link with the order of everyone on the waitlist
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1-sv1i1glrk1qOGPBeY1GFS8hAuprqL7ajyjROg-dgIM/edit?usp=sharing

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).

Cutoff

The result to beat to proceed to the second phase of a cutoff 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.

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