Cowbell Cubing 2022


Note: The competitor limit for this competition is 48 and it has already been reached. If you register, your registration will be placed on a waiting list. It may not be approved unless a spot frees up.
Date
Oct 29, 2022
City
Starkville, Mississippi, United States
Venue

Colvard Student Union

Address
198 Lee Blvd, Mississippi State, MS 39762
Details

Ballroom on the 2nd floor

Contact
Organization team
Organizer
David Heaton
WCA Delegates
Kit Clement and Lauren Clement
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Information

This competition is supported by CubingUSA.

Events
Main event
Number of times bookmarked
15
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 48 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $25 (United States Dollar).
The registration fee has to be paid through Stripe here once registered.
If your registration is cancelled before you will be refunded 95% 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 on the Register tab.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.
Any spectator can attend for free.

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

Registrations must be accepted manually, so if you do not see your name on the competitor list within a business day, then please contact the organizers to resolve the issue.

Registrations may be deferred due to incorrect or incomplete information when registering. In these cases the organizers will email you before accepting the registration to confirm the information provided. After 24 hours without a response, the registration will not be accepted until the information is clarified.

After the competitor limit has been reached, you may still pay and be put on a waiting list. If you are first on the waitlist and someone cancels their registration, then you will receive an email from the organizers. You must reply to the email and confirm your registration within 24 hours of receiving the email to compete. If no response is heard from you, the next person on the waiting list will be offered your spot. After the competition, all competitors on the waiting list will receive a refund for the registration cost minus processing fees.

Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 24 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 2:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 2:00.00
4x4x4 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 5:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00 Top 75% advance to next round
Second round Ao5 5:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 5:00.00
7x7x7 Cube Final Bo1 / Mo3 10:00.00 1 attempt to get < 6:30.00
Megaminx First round Bo2 / Ao5 6:00.00 2 attempts to get < 3:00.00 Top 75% advance to next round
Second round Ao5 6:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 6:00.00
Square-1 First round Bo2 / Ao5 5:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 5:00.00

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Schedule for Saturday (October 29, 2022)

From 08:00 AM
To 08:15 AM
Tutorial for new competitors
Ballroom
From 08:15 AM
To 09:00 AM
Square-1 First round
Ballroom
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
5:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 09:00 AM
To 10:20 AM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Ballroom
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 24 advance to next round
From 10:20 AM
To 11:20 AM
Megaminx First round
Ballroom
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
6:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 3:00.00
Proceed
Top 75% advance to next round
From 11:20 AM
To 12:30 PM
4x4x4 Cube First round
Ballroom
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
5:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
Proceed
Top 75% advance to next round
From 12:30 PM
To 01:30 PM
Lunch
Ballroom
From 01:30 PM
To 02:20 PM
7x7x7 Cube Final
Ballroom
Format
Bo1 / Mo3
Time limit
10:00.00
Cutoff
1 attempt to get < 6:30.00
From 02:20 PM
To 03:00 PM
2x2x2 Cube First round
Ballroom
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 03:00 PM
To 03:40 PM
Megaminx Second round
Ballroom
Format
Ao5
Time limit
6:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 03:40 PM
To 04:25 PM
4x4x4 Cube Second round
Ballroom
Format
Ao5
Time limit
5:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 04:25 PM
To 04:55 PM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
Ballroom
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 04:55 PM
To 05:10 PM
Square-1 Final
Ballroom
Format
Ao5
Time limit
5:00.00
From 05:10 PM
To 05:20 PM
2x2x2 Cube Final
Ballroom
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 05:20 PM
To 05:50 PM
Megaminx Final
Ballroom
Format
Ao5
Time limit
6:00.00
From 05:50 PM
To 06:15 PM
4x4x4 Cube Final
Ballroom
Format
Ao5
Time limit
5:00.00
From 06:15 PM
To 06:30 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
Ballroom
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 06:30 PM
To 06:45 PM
Awards
Ballroom

Location:
Colvard Student Union
198 Lee Blvd,
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Parking:
MSU Parking services are closed on weekends, so all metered and non-residential zones are free to park in on the day of the competition. There is an area on Lee Blvd conveniently next to the venue (Colvard Student Union) as indicated on this map.

Food Options:
Nearby is Chickfila, Panda Express, Newks, Pizza Hutt, Starbucks, The POD, Moe's, Subway.

Hotels Information:
Comfort Suites - 801 Russell St, Starkville, MS 39759 • (662) 324-9595
Courtyard by Marriott - 100 Mercantile St, Starkville, MS 39759 • (662) 338-3116
Hampton Inn - 700 MS-12, Starkville, MS 39759 • (662) 324-1333

Airport Information:
George M. Bryan Airport - 120 Airport Rd, Starkville, MS 39759
Golden Triangle Regional Airport - 2080 Airport Rd, Columbus, MS 39701

First Time Competitors

All newcomers must be familiar with the WCA Regulations before competing. This video gives a basic overview of the rules. Additionally, please be familiar with how to judge at a cubing competition. All competitors will be required to judge in at least one of the events they are competing in. All information about competing and judging will also be explained during the New Competitor Tutorial at the beginning of this competition.

Also, this document contains detailed information on the rules, regulations, and general flow of WCA competitions. It is encouraged that you read this before coming to this competition.

All Competitors

When you arrive, There will be a table inside the venue where you will find a nametag with personalized information detailing your events and what group you will be competing in for each event. In addition, you will also have judging assignments on your card. Every competitor is expected to help out during the event(s) they are registered for.

If you do not arrive to help judge during your scheduled event, and there are not enough judges, you may be disqualified from competing. (not good) (please judge)

Masks are recommended but not required for this competition. Please wash/sanitize your hands before entering the venue, and do not attend if you have contracted symptoms or tested positive for COVID19.

This table below is our waiting list, which is manually updated periodically. Competitors on this list will only be admitted if another competitor drops out of the competition. To be placed on the waiting list, you need to pay your registration fee. Refunds will be issued to all who are not admitted to the competition.

Place Name (Initials only) Paid Date (UTC)
1 TA 9/26
2 NT 9/29

Please note that the date of payment that we see is shown in UTC, which is 5 hours ahead of CDT. If you paid in the evening, your date may show as a day later than the day you paid in local time.

Last updated: 9/30, 12:30am CT

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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