Canada's Best in the West 2018


Date
Aug 24 - 26, 2018
City
Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada
Venue

Strathcona Community Center

Address
401 Festival Ln, Sherwood Park, AB T8A 5T8
Website
Canada's Best in the West 2018 website
Organizer
Alberta Cubers
WCA Delegate
Kristopher De Asis
Contact

Here

Competitor Limit
200
Entry Fee
$50 (Canadian Dollar)
Information
Events
Registration period

Online registration opened and will close .

Registration requirements

The cost per competitor for pre-registering online is $50.00. You may pay in advance online, or at the registration desk the morning of the competition. If you pay online, the fee is refundable if you cancel your registration before online registration closes.

If you do not register online, you can still register the morning of the competition, but the cost at that time is $60.00.

This cost includes all events you wish to compete in.

Event Format Rounds
2x2x2 Best of 2/Average of 5 3
3x3x3 Average of 5 4
4x4x4 Best of 2/Average of 5 2
5x5x5 Best of 2/Average of 5 2
6x6x6 Best of 1/Mean of 3 1
7x7x7 Best of 1/Mean of 3 1
3x3x3 Blindfolded Best of 3 2
3x3x3 One-Handed Best of 2/Average of 5 2
3x3x3 With Feet Best of 2/Average of 5 1
Clock Best of 2/Average of 5 1
Megaminx Best of 2/Average of 5 1
Pyraminx Best of 2/Average of 5 2
Skewb Best of 2/Average of 5 1
Square-1 Best of 2/Average of 5 1

Details on unofficial events will be available soon.

The cost per competitor for pre-registering online is $50.00. You may pay in advance online, or at the registration desk the morning of the competition. If you pay online, the fee is refundable if you cancel your registration before online registration closes.

If you do not register online, you can still register the morning of the competition, but the cost at that time is $60.00.

This cost includes all events you wish to compete in. The first 100 competitors to register and pay will also receive a gift bag. The cost for spectators is free.

Online registration will close on August 10th, 2018 at 11:59 PM (MT).

Note that the schedule and cut-offs are tentative, and are subject to change once we have a better estimate of the turnout.

The "Activity" column describes non-WCA events.

Friday (August 24)

Start Time Event Format Activity Cutoff Time Limit² To Proceed
9:00 AM Check in/Registration
10:00 AM 6x6x6 Combined¹ Final Best of 1/Mean of 3 4:00 10:00
11:15 AM Clock Combined Final Best of 2/Average of 5 0:25 10:00
12:15 PM Lunch 3x3x3 with Socks
1:45 PM 5x5x5 Combined Round 1 Best of 2/Average of 5 2:10 10:00 Top 12
2:45 PM 7x7x7 Combined Final Best of 1/Mean of 3 5:00 10:00
4:00 PM Megaminx Combined Final Best of 2/Average of 5 1:15 10:00
5:00 PM Square-1 Combined Final Best of 2/Average of 5 0:30 10:00
5:30 PM 3x3x3 With Feet Combined Final Best of 2/Average of 5 3:00 10:00
6:30 PM Team Factory

Saturday (August 25)

Start Time Event Format Activity Cutoff Time Limit To Proceed
8:00 AM Check-in/Registration
9:00 AM Rule Explanation
9:15 AM Skewb Combined Final Best of 2/Average of 5 0:30 10:00
10:00 AM 2x2x2 Combined Round 1 Best of 2/Average of 5 0:30 10:00 Top 50
11:00 AM Pyraminx Combined Round 1 Best of 2/Average of 5 0:30 10:00 Top 24
12:00 PM Lunch Team Blindfolded
1:30 PM 3x3x3 Round 1 Average of 5 10:00 Top 75%³
3:15 PM 4x4x4 Combined Round 1 Best of 2/Average of 5 1:15 10:00 Top 12
4:15 PM 2x2x2 Round 2 Average of 5 10:00 Top 12
4:45 PM Pyraminx Finals Average of 5 10:00
6:30 PM TheCubicle.us GuanLong Challenge
7:30 PM TBA

Sunday (August 26)

Start Time Event Activity Cutoff Time Limit To Proceed
8:30 AM Check-in/Registration
9:00 AM 3x3x3 One-Handed Combined Round 1 Best of 2/Average of 5 0:45 10:00 Top 12
10:00 AM 3x3x3 Round 2 Average of 5 10:00 Top 50
11:00 AM 3x3x3 Blindfolded Round 1 Best of 3 15 mins cumulative⁴ Top 12
12:00 PM Lunch Parent Solve 10:00
1:30 PM 3x3x3 Round 3 Average of 5 10:00 Top 16
2:00 PM 3x3x3 One-Handed Finals Average of 5 10:00
2:30 PM 5x5x5 Finals Average of 5 10:00
3:00 PM 2x2x2 Finals Average of 5 10:00
3:30 PM 4x4x4 Finals Average of 5 10:00
4:00 PM 3x3x3 Blindfolded Finals Best of 3 10:00
4:30 PM 3x3x3 Finals Average of 5 10:00
6:00 PM Awards

¹ In a 'Combined' round, you are required to get a result below the cut-off to complete your average. For events with the 'Mean of 3' format, you have one attempt to get under the cutoff, and for events with the 'Average of 5' format, you have two attempts to get a single result under the cutoff.
² If the solve time exceeds the 'Time-limit', the competitor will be asked to stop and the result will be a DNF.
³ Up to 100 competitors.
⁴ The total time for all three of a competitor's 3x3x3 Blindfolded attempts must not exceed 15 minutes.

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