DFW Cubing Winter 2023


Note: The competitor limit for this competition is 124 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
Jan 15, 2023
City
Grapevine, Texas, United States
Venue

Grapevine Convention Center

Address
1209 S Main St, Grapevine, TX 76051
Details

Concord Ballroom

Contact

Organizers

Organizers
Casey Ngo, Fletcher Berry, Jeremy Sheng, Jose Ortiz Jr., Ryan Pilat, and Zachary Walden
WCA Delegate
Calvin Nielson
Download all the competition's details as PDF here.
Information

This competition is supported by CubingUSA.

Note: This competition is on a Sunday.

NO OUTSIDE FOOD OR DRINK IS PERMITTED IN THE VENUE.

  • Please review the competitor information tab before the competition.
  • Please review the other tabs for more information on the competition.

Please note that the schedule is subject to change, as we may hold events slightly earlier or later than shown depending on whether the competition is running ahead of schedule or behind schedule.

3x3 Finals will be done head to head if time permits.

Events
Main event
Number of times bookmarked
52
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 124 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $44 (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's list within a business day, then please contact the organizers to resolve the issue.

Registrations may be deferred due to:
- Incorrect date of birth
- Incorrect name
- Representing a foreign country and not providing documentation
In all of the above cases, the organizers will email you before accepting the registration to confirm the information provided.

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 tax. Registrants on the waiting list may be accepted onto the competitor's list until Thursday, January 5, 2023 at 6:00 PM CST.

We will not be accepting event changes during the competition. If you wish to change which events you are registered for, please contact the organization team prior to Thursday, January 5, 2023 at 6:00 PM CST.

Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 5:00.00 Top 72 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 5:00.00 Top 48 advance to next round
Semi Final Ao5 5:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 5:00.00
4x4x4 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 3:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:15.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 3:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round Bo3 10:00.00 cumulative * Top 8 advance to next round
Final Bo3 10:00.00 cumulative *
Megaminx First round Bo2 / Ao5 5:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 5:00.00
Square-1 First round Bo2 / Ao5 2:00.00 2 attempts to get < 40.00 Top 24 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 2:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 2:00.00

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Schedule for Sunday (January 15, 2023)

From 07:45 AM
To 08:00 AM
Tutorial for new competitors
Concord Ballroom
From 08:00 AM
To 09:10 AM
4x4x4 Cube First round
Concord Ballroom
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
3:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:15.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 09:10 AM
To 10:30 AM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Concord Ballroom
Format
Ao5
Time limit
5:00.00
Proceed
Top 72 advance to next round
From 10:30 AM
To 11:15 AM
Square-1 First round
Concord Ballroom
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 40.00
Proceed
Top 24 advance to next round
From 11:15 AM
To 12:00 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round
Concord Ballroom
Format
Bo3
Time limit
10:00.00 cumulative *
Proceed
Top 8 advance to next round
From 12:00 PM
To 01:00 PM
Lunch
Concord Ballroom
From 01:00 PM
To 02:00 PM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
Concord Ballroom
Format
Ao5
Time limit
5:00.00
Proceed
Top 48 advance to next round
From 02:00 PM
To 02:50 PM
Megaminx First round
Concord Ballroom
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
5:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 02:50 PM
To 03:30 PM
Square-1 Second round
Concord Ballroom
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 03:30 PM
To 04:10 PM
3x3x3 Cube Semi Final
Concord Ballroom
Format
Ao5
Time limit
5:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 04:10 PM
To 04:30 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final
Concord Ballroom
Format
Bo3
Time limit
10:00.00 cumulative *
From 04:30 PM
To 04:50 PM
4x4x4 Cube Final
Concord Ballroom
Format
Ao5
Time limit
3:00.00
From 04:50 PM
To 05:10 PM
Megaminx Final
Concord Ballroom
Format
Ao5
Time limit
5:00.00
From 05:10 PM
To 05:30 PM
Square-1 Final
Concord Ballroom
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 05:30 PM
To 06:40 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
Concord Ballroom
Format
Ao5
Time limit
5:00.00
From 06:40 PM
To 07:10 PM
Awards & Clean up
Concord Ballroom

Important Links (to come soon)

Group Sheet:
Live Results:

All Competitors

  • Please try to arrive at least 30 minutes early 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.
  • To keep the competition running on time and to ensure we can keep all events we will be requiring competitors to also judge. Pay attention to the group assignment sheet - This is essential to keep the events on schedule. We also invite any parents or guests to also help to judge - thank you for your support. Please arrive to attend the New Competitor & Judges tutorial.
  • Your delegate for this competition is Calvin Nielson. Ask him if you have any questions throughout the day!

New Competitors

  • Please try to arrive early to watch the new competitor introduction.
  • Additionally you can watch Kit Clement's WCA Competitor Tutorial video.
  • Please be familiar with all of WCA's regulations, most importantly Article A. If you have any questions about the regulations, feel free to ask us.
  • In each event we will have rounds. We will take the top competitors into subsequent rounds. After a round is completed it will be entered into WCA Live. Your name will be highlited if you are advancing to the next round.
  • Each round will be divided into groups to help them run more efficiently. We will call the groups in order, along with a last call during the last group. Please come bring your puzzle up and wait in the competitor waiting area when your group is called. We are allowed to deny you the ability to compete if you do not come up by the last call.

Room Details: The competition will be held in the Concord Ballroom.

Parking: There is parking next to the venue.

Lunch: NO OUTSIDE FOOD OR DRINK IS PERMITTED IN THE VENUE. There are several restaurants near the venue. Here are the closest restaurants.

Hotels: There are several hotels near the venue. Here are the closest hotels.

Travel: The DFW International Airport is less than 10 minutes away from the venue.

This competition is sponsored by TheCubicle! They will be providing gift cards to the podium.

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).

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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