Crystal City Fall 2022


Date
Dec 3, 2022
City
Arlington, Virginia, United States
Venue

Crowne Plaza National Airport

Address
1480 Crystal Dr, Arlington, VA 22202
Details

Arlington Ballroom

Contact
Organization team
Organizers
Nick Silvestri and Pierce Tickle
WCA Delegates
Blake Thompson, Nick Silvestri, Rich Tayag, Saransh Grover, and Will Callan
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Information

This is a series competition with River Hill Fall 2022. You may only register for and compete in one of the two competitions. If you have already registered (with payment) for River Hill Fall 2022, your registration for this competition will be rejected.

This competition will take place in the Arlington Ballroom. No outside food is allowed in the venue, however there are nearby restaurants a short walk away from the venue.

COVID-19 SAFETY INFORMATION:
To prevent overcrowding in the venue, we are limiting each competitor to one guest only.

Competitors should not attend the competition if experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, or if they were exposed to someone with COVID-19.

Events
Main event
Competitors
66
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
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Register for this competition here.
This competition is part of the DMV Fall 2022 Competition Series. Other competitions in this Series are: Note: You can submit a registration for all competitions in a Series, but only one of those registrations can be confirmed and accepted. You will only be allowed to compete in one of the Series competitions!
There is a competitor limit of 70 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $30 (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.


Please keep in mind that registrations are approved manually after payment, so your registration may not be approved immediately.
Your registration is not complete until your registration fee has been paid.

All competitiors must read the "Competitor Responsibilities" tab.

WAITLIST INFORMATION:
If the competitor limit of 70 has been reached, you can still register and pay the registration fee to secure a spot on the waitlist. During the registration period, any competitor can cancel their registration and allow the first person on the waitlist to take their spot. If you find that you cannot make it to the competition after registering, please contact us so that we can maximize attendance.
All registrants still on the waitlist after the registration period will have their registrations deleted, and will be fully refunded.
We may completely close registration if the waitlist becomes very large.

Highlights
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Michael Nielsen won with an average of 7.93 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Zayn Khanani finished second (8.23) and Liam Chen finished third (8.86).

North American records: Michael Nielsen‎ Pyraminx 1.78 (average).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Michael Nielsen 6.26 7.93 United States 8.086.267.747.989.43
2x2x2 Cube Zayn Khanani 1.28 1.38 United States 1.381.28DNF1.281.49
3x3x3 Blindfolded Liam Chen 19.18 22.39 United States 23.2519.1824.75
Pyraminx Michael Nielsen 1.17 1.78 NAR United States 1.172.751.722.291.32
Event Round Format Time limit Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 75% advance to next round
Second round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 1:00.00 Top 75% advance to next round
Second round Ao5 1:00.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3 15:00.00 cumulative *
Pyraminx First round Ao5 1:00.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00

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Schedule for Saturday (December 03, 2022)

From 08:00 AM
To 08:30 AM
Registration
Arlington Ballroom Lobby
From 08:15 AM
To 08:45 AM
Tutorial for new competitors
Arlington Ballroom
From 08:45 AM
To 10:00 AM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Arlington Ballroom
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 75% advance to next round
From 10:00 AM
To 11:10 AM
2x2x2 Cube First round
Arlington Ballroom
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Proceed
Top 75% advance to next round
From 11:10 AM
To 12:00 PM
Pyraminx First round
Arlington Ballroom
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Proceed
Top 16 advance to next round
From 12:00 PM
To 01:00 PM
Lunch
Arlington Ballroom
From 01:00 PM
To 01:40 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final
Arlington Ballroom
Format
Bo3
Time limit
15:00.00 cumulative *
From 01:40 PM
To 02:25 PM
2x2x2 Cube Second round
Arlington Ballroom
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Proceed
Top 16 advance to next round
From 02:25 PM
To 03:15 PM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
Arlington Ballroom
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 16 advance to next round
From 03:15 PM
To 03:30 PM
Pyraminx Final
Arlington Ballroom
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
From 03:30 PM
To 03:45 PM
2x2x2 Cube Final
Arlington Ballroom
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
From 03:45 PM
To 04:00 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
Arlington Ballroom
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 04:00 PM
To 04:30 PM
Clean up
Arlington Ballroom
From 04:30 PM
To 04:45 PM
Awards
Arlington Ballroom

ALL COMPETITORS MUST READ THIS TAB BEFORE REGISTERING

For First-Time Competitors

All newcomers must be familiar with the WCA Regulations before competing. This video gives a basic overview of the rules.

In addition, please read this document before coming to the competition. Huge thanks to Olivér Perge and Niki Placskó for the document!

For All Competitors

When you arrive, you will receive a card with personalized information detailing your events and what group you will be competing in for each event. In addition, you will also have judging/scrambling/running assignments on your card. Every competitor is expected to help out during the event(s) they are registered for. The card will look like the following:

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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.

Groups can be found here: competitiongroups.com/competitions/CrystalCityFall2022

Live results can be found here: https://live.worldcubeassociation.org/competitions/1795

General Info: The venue is located at the Crowne Plaza National Airport, 1480 Crystal Dr, Arlington, VA 22202. This competition will take place in the Arlington Ballroom. No outside food is allowed in the venue, however there are nearby restaurants a short walk away from the venue.

Entry: Please enter through the main entrance and take the stairs or elevator on the left to the second floor. The entrance to the Arlington Ballroom is to the left when coming up the stairs.

Parking: There is limited on-site parking.
- Crystal City Shops parking garage is free on weekends that is 2 or 3 blocks from the venue
- Other hourly parking garage options are also available
- You may also consider taking the DC metro Blue Line to the Crystal City station, which is a block or two away. (NOTE: there will be no Yellow Line train service to Crystal City due to major construction.)

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This competition is sponsored by TheCubicle! They will be providing gift cards to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners of each event.

Additionally, all first-time competitors will receive a $5 gift card for participation in the competition!

The waitlist for this competition can be viewed here.

Only competitors who have paid will be added to the waitlist.

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).
A cumulative time limit may be enforced (see Regulation A1a2).

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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