Cubing in Cambridge 2022


Date
Dec 17, 2022
City
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Venue

Cambridge Community Center

Address
5 Callender Street
Contact
Organization team
Organizers
Cube New England and Tim Reynolds
WCA Delegates
Alex Cohen and Tim Reynolds
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Information

Due to limited venue space, during the morning events, the venue is limited to competitors and 1 guest each. After lunch, additional spectators are welcome at no cost.

Events
Main event
Number of times bookmarked
67
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

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 125 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 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 on the Register tab.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.


Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 48 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 10:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:30.00
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Pyraminx First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00

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Schedule for Saturday (December 17, 2022)

From 08:30 AM
To 08:45 AM
Tutorial for new competitors
Gymnasium
From 08:45 AM
To 09:45 AM
Pyraminx First round
Gymnasium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 09:45 AM
To 11:00 AM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Gymnasium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 48 advance to next round
From 11:00 AM
To 12:00 PM
2x2x2 Cube First round
Gymnasium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 12:00 PM
To 12:45 PM
Lunch
Gymnasium
From 12:45 PM
To 01:45 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed First round
Gymnasium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 01:45 PM
To 02:30 PM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
Gymnasium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 02:30 PM
To 03:30 PM
4x4x4 Cube Final
Gymnasium
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:30.00
From 03:30 PM
To 04:30 PM
5x5x5 Cube Final
Gymnasium
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
From 04:30 PM
To 04:50 PM
Pyraminx Final
Gymnasium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 04:50 PM
To 05:10 PM
2x2x2 Cube Final
Gymnasium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 05:10 PM
To 05:30 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed Final
Gymnasium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 05:30 PM
To 06:00 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
Gymnasium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 06:00 PM
To 06:30 PM
Awards
Gymnasium

This competition is organized by Cube New England, a group dedicated to growing the speedcubing community in New England, USA.

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The competition will be held at the Cambridge Community Center at 5 Callender Street, Cambridge, MA.

Please do not attempt to park in the area around the venue; it is resident parking only. There is parking nearby at:
Central Square Parking Lot at 438 Green St ($10)
Green Street Garage at 260 Green St ($13)

There are also municipal lots nearby which have a 2 or 4 hour limit.

The nearest public transit station is Central Square, on the MBTA Red Line, about a 10 minute walk away. There are plenty of restaurants in Central Square where competitors will be able to get lunch.

Before registration opens
If you don't have a WCA account, you should create one here before registration opens.

How to Register
Log in to your WCA account, and click on the register link on the left side of this page. Your registration is not considered complete until you've paid the $25 registration fee via Stripe.

Waiting List
Due to limited space, this competition has a 125-person competitor limit. After 125 people have registered and paid, all additional competitors will be added to the waiting list. You need to pay the registration fee to be added to the waiting list; we'll refund your fee if you don't get in.

You'll be notified by December 10 if you were accepted from the waiting list.

Refunds
All competitors who cancel their registration by December 9 will have 50% of their registration fee refunded. All competitors who are not accepted from the waiting list wil have their entire registration fee refunded.

All competitors will be expected to judge and scramble throughout the day. If you would like to join the volunteer staff, you may apply to do so at this link. Staff members are expected to spend the majority of the day volunteering, and will receive free registration and lunch.

This competition is being sponsored by TheCubicle, and they will be generously providing gift cards as prizes for podiums, as well as small prizes for all first-time competitors!

3x3 Podium
1st: $35
2nd: $25
3rd: $15

All Other Podiums
1st: $10
2nd: $7
3rd: $5

As of August, we are not planning on having any COVID-related restrictions, though competitors should feel free to wear a mask if they would prefer to do so. We reserve the right to require pre-competition testing or masks depending on the COVID situation around the time of the competition.

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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