Cubing in the Clouds 2023


Note: The competitor limit for this competition is 75 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
Mar 4 - 5, 2023
City
Rising Fawn, Georgia, United States
Venue

Cloudland Canyon State Park

Address
122 Cloudland Canyon Park Rd, Rising Fawn, GA 30738
Details

Group Shelter

Contact
Organization team
Organizer
Raymond Goslow
WCA Delegates
Alison Meador, Cady Shields, Jacob Ambrose, Jared Stinson, Katie Hull, Raymond Goslow, and Zachary White
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Information

This competition is supported by CubingUSA.

Events
Main event
Number of times bookmarked
51
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 75 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $20 (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 by contacting the organization team.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.
Any spectator can attend for free.

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

Registrations may be deferred due to providing incorrect 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.

Staff members will have a refunded registration fee. All staff members must pay the registration fee in order to be considered registered. After the competition, staff members will recieve a refund.

Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 75% advance to next round
Second round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 3:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:30.00 Top 75% advance to next round
Second round Ao5 3:00.00 Top 8 advance to next round
Final Ao5 3:00.00
5x5x5 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 5:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:30.00 Top 8 advance to next round
Final Ao5 5:00.00
6x6x6 Cube First round Bo1 / Mo3 7:00.00 1 attempt to get < 4:00.00 Top 8 advance to next round
Final Mo3 7:00.00
7x7x7 Cube First round Bo1 / Mo3 10:00.00 1 attempt to get < 6:00.00 Top 8 advance to next round
Final Mo3 10:00.00
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2 / Ao5 1:30.00 2 attempts to get < 45.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:30.00
Clock First round Ao5 1:00.00 Top 75% advance to next round
Second round Ao5 1:00.00 Top 8 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00
Megaminx First round Bo2 / Ao5 4:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:15.00 Top 8 advance to next round
Final Ao5 4:00.00
Square-1 First round Bo2 / Ao5 1:30.00 2 attempts to get < 45.00 Top 75% advance to next round
Second round Ao5 1:30.00 Top 8 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:30.00

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Schedule for Saturday (March 04, 2023)

From 08:30 AM
To 08:45 AM
Setup
Group Shelter
From 08:45 AM
To 09:00 AM
New Competitor Tutorial
Group Shelter
From 09:00 AM
To 10:00 AM
Square-1 First round
Group Shelter
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
1:30.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 45.00
Proceed
Top 75% advance to next round
From 10:00 AM
To 11:00 AM
7x7x7 Cube First round
Group Shelter
Format
Bo1 / Mo3
Time limit
10:00.00
Cutoff
1 attempt to get < 6:00.00
Proceed
Top 8 advance to next round
From 11:00 AM
To 12:00 PM
6x6x6 Cube First round
Group Shelter
Format
Bo1 / Mo3
Time limit
7:00.00
Cutoff
1 attempt to get < 4:00.00
Proceed
Top 8 advance to next round
From 12:00 PM
To 12:45 PM
Lunch
Group Shelter
From 12:45 PM
To 01:30 PM
Square-1 Second round
Group Shelter
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:30.00
Proceed
Top 8 advance to next round
From 01:30 PM
To 02:30 PM
Megaminx First round
Group Shelter
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
4:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 2:15.00
Proceed
Top 8 advance to next round
From 02:30 PM
To 03:30 PM
5x5x5 Cube First round
Group Shelter
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
5:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 2:30.00
Proceed
Top 8 advance to next round
From 03:30 PM
To 03:50 PM
7x7x7 Cube Final
Group Shelter
Format
Mo3
Time limit
10:00.00
From 03:50 PM
To 04:10 PM
6x6x6 Cube Final
Group Shelter
Format
Mo3
Time limit
7:00.00
From 04:10 PM
To 04:30 PM
Megaminx Final
Group Shelter
Format
Ao5
Time limit
4:00.00
From 04:30 PM
To 04:50 PM
5x5x5 Cube Final
Group Shelter
Format
Ao5
Time limit
5:00.00
From 04:50 PM
To 05:10 PM
Square-1 Final
Group Shelter
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:30.00

Schedule for Sunday (March 05, 2023)

From 08:30 AM
To 08:45 AM
Setup
Group Shelter
From 08:45 AM
To 09:00 AM
New Competitor Tutorial
Group Shelter
From 09:00 AM
To 10:00 AM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Group Shelter
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 75% advance to next round
From 10:00 AM
To 11:15 AM
4x4x4 Cube First round
Group Shelter
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
3:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:30.00
Proceed
Top 75% advance to next round
From 11:15 AM
To 12:00 PM
Clock First round
Group Shelter
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Proceed
Top 75% advance to next round
From 12:00 PM
To 12:45 PM
Lunch
Group Shelter
From 12:45 PM
To 01:45 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed First round
Group Shelter
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
1:30.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 45.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 01:45 PM
To 02:30 PM
4x4x4 Cube Second round
Group Shelter
Format
Ao5
Time limit
3:00.00
Proceed
Top 8 advance to next round
From 02:30 PM
To 03:00 PM
Clock Second round
Group Shelter
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Proceed
Top 8 advance to next round
From 03:00 PM
To 03:45 PM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
Group Shelter
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 03:45 PM
To 04:00 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed Final
Group Shelter
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:30.00
From 04:00 PM
To 04:15 PM
4x4x4 Cube Final
Group Shelter
Format
Ao5
Time limit
3:00.00
From 04:15 PM
To 04:30 PM
Clock Final
Group Shelter
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
From 04:30 PM
To 04:45 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
Group Shelter
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 04:45 PM
To 05:10 PM
Awards/Cleanup
Group Shelter

Important Links (to be added closer to the competition)

Group Sheet
Live Results

All Competitors

  • Please try to arrive at least 30 minutes before the scheduled time for the events you are competing in to ensure that you are on time for that event.
  • We will use regulation 9p3) as much as we can. So if you do not arrive to compete by the time the event is starting, your spot may be given up the next competitor in the rankings.
  • Your Delegates for this competition are Raymond Goslow, Alison Meador, Cady Shields, Jacob Ambrose, Jared Stinson, Katie Hull, and Zachary White. Ask them if you have any questions throughout the day!

New Competitors

  • You will need to arrive on time to watch the new competitor introduction at 8:45am.
  • As an additional form of preparation, you can watch Kit Clement's WCA Competitor Tutorial video.
  • Please be familiar with all of the WCA regulations, most importantly Article A. If you have any questions about the regulations, feel free to reach out before the competition using the contact link on the General Info tab.
  • In each event we will have rounds, and we will take the top competitors on to the subsequent rounds. After a round is completed, results will be entered into WCA Live. If your name is highlighted after all the results have been entered, then you have made it to the next round.
  • Each round will be divided into groups to help the competition run more efficiently. We will call the groups in order. Please be familiar with which group you are in and bring your cube up when called. You may not be able to compete if you miss your group.

Lodging:

Cloudland Canyon State Park hosts a variety of cottages, cabins, and campsites, which can be booked at this link. There are also similar indepedently-operated lodging options in the area around the park. The closest traditional hotels are located in Trenton, Georgia, which is 15 minutes from the park.

Airports:

The closest major airport to the competition is Chattanooga Metropolitan, which is 45 minutes away. However, most flights into Chattanooga are connections from Hartsfield-Jackson International in Atlanta, which is only two and a half hours away.

Dining:

There are a couple small restaurants on the road outside the park entrance, but the nearest fast food is in Trenton, Georgia, which is 15 minutes away. You may want to pack a lunch to avoid having to leave the park, drive into town, and return.

Park Access:

Entering and parking at Cloudland Canyon State Park costs $5/vehicle. If you live in Georgia, please check out the Free Parking Through Your Local Library tab for information about getting a free parking pass.

Reaching the Venue:

The venue for this competition is a group shelter within Cloudland Canyon State Park. Following directions to the listed address for the competition will bring you to the park entrance. To find the group shelter, take the first left after entering the park and look for the path to the group shelter on your left soon after turning.

This snippet of the park map highlights the park entrance and group shelter location:

If you live in Georgia, you can check out a Georgia State Park ParkPass from your local library and avoid having to pay the standard $5/day parking fee in the park. Check out the Georgia State Parks website for more information: https://gastateparks.org/LibraryLoan

Keep up with the latest cubing happenings in the Southeast by connecting with us on social media!

Cubing Southeast Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/491409969462797
WCA - Southeast, USA Discord server: https://discord.gg/hp7DSmtReb

The waiting list for this competition is available here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1uSwpsfsPsNsFffD1aVwHY6jYLf0xGHMG8_QZ_5lMzIs/edit#gid=0

(Note: please allow up to 48 hours for your name to be added to the waiting list after registering and paying.)

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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