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
Organizer
Alberta Cubers
WCA Delegate
Kristopher De Asis
Contact

Here

Information
Events
Competitors
127
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
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There is a competitor limit of 200 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $50 (Canadian Dollar).
The registration fee has to be paid through Stripe here once registered.

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 Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Kian Mansour 6.79 7.78 Canada 8.207.298.377.866.79
2x2x2 Cube Kian Mansour 1.76 2.30 Canada 2.184.222.041.762.68
4x4x4 Cube Paris Dorn 25.58 30.92 Canada 32.0429.3825.5836.8731.33
5x5x5 Cube Pahul Singh 1:04.86 1:05.65 Canada 1:05.311:05.511:26.721:04.861:06.14
6x6x6 Cube Paris Dorn 1:52.58 2:00.73 Canada 2:06.081:52.582:03.52
7x7x7 Cube Paris Dorn 2:51.99 2:57.68 Canada 2:58.392:51.993:02.66
3x3x3 Blindfolded Jake Klassen 17.47 NR DNF Canada DNF17.47DNF
3x3x3 One-Handed Kian Mansour 10.56 11.18 Canada 10.5610.9711.2425.6611.32
3x3x3 With Feet Carlo Flores 38.66 44.38 Canada 49.6144.471:04.3239.0638.66
Clock Thomas Mercer 11.44 12.92 Canada 15.7813.4611.4413.2812.03
Megaminx Vito Kosasih 43.65 45.21 NR Indonesia 54.5946.2043.6545.4643.98
Pyraminx Kabir Johal 4.36 4.82 Canada 4.625.21DNF4.624.36
Skewb Paris Dorn 3.51 5.10 Canada 4.08DNF4.773.516.46
Square-1 Ryan Yasinko 9.64 12.21 Canada 10.5713.2520.3212.819.64
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 100 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 50 advance to next round
Semi Final Ao5 10:00.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
2x2x2 Cube Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 45.00 Top 50 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:15.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
5x5x5 Cube Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:10.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
6x6x6 Cube Combined Final Bo1 / Mo3 10:00.00 1 attempt to get < 4:00.00
7x7x7 Cube Combined Final Bo1 / Mo3 10:00.00 1 attempt to get < 5:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round Bo3 10:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Bo3 10:00.00
3x3x3 One-Handed Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 45.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
3x3x3 With Feet Combined Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 3:00.00
Clock Combined Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 25.00
Megaminx Combined Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:15.00
Pyraminx Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 45.00 Top 24 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Skewb Combined Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 45.00
Square-1 Combined Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 30.00
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 3x3x3 Blindfolded Round 1 Best of 3 15 mins cumulative³ 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 2:00 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
6:00 PM 3x3x3 Blindfolded Finals Best of 3 10:00
6:45 PM Seminar: How to get fast at 3BLD - Jake Klassen
7:00 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 0:45 10:00
10:00 AM 2x2x2 Combined Round 1 Best of 2/Average of 5 0:45 10:00 Top 50
11:00 AM Pyraminx Combined Round 1 Best of 2/Average of 5 0:45 10:00 Top 24
12:00 PM Lunch Team Blindfolded
1:30 PM 3x3x3 Round 1 Average of 5 10:00 Top 75%⁴
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
6:00 PM TheCubicle.us GuanLong Challenge
7:15 PM Seminar: Roux vs. CFOP - A Method Comparison - Kian Mansour
7:30 PM Mystery Event

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 5x5x5 Combined Round 1 Best of 2/Average of 5 2:10 10:00 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 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 The total time for all three of a competitor's 3x3x3 Blindfolded attempts must not exceed 15 minutes.
⁴ Up to 100 competitors.

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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).

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.