Derby City Open 2019


Date
Feb 16, 2019
City
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Venue

University of Louisville, Shelby Campus/Founders Union Building

Address
450 N. Whittington Pkwy Louisville, KY 40222
Details

The Ballroom

Organizer
Miles Lentz
WCA Delegate
James Hildreth
Contact
miles4963@gmail.com, jhildreth@worldcubeassociation.org
Information

Venue has requested we have plenty of adult volunteers to supervise children and help keep the space tidy throughout the competition.

Events
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 100 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 a 100% of your registration fee.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.
Spectators can attend for free.

Competitors MUST register and pay online in order to compete.

Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 32 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
2x2x2 Cube Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 1:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 2:30.00 2 attempts to get < 1:30.00 Top 10 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
5x5x5 Cube Combined Final Bo2 / Ao5 3:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:15.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3 6:00.00
Megaminx Combined Final Bo2 / Ao5 3:30.00 2 attempts to get < 1:45.00
Square-1 Combined Final Bo2 / Ao5 1:30.00 2 attempts to get < 45.00

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Schedule for Saturday (February 16, 2019)

From 08:45 AM
To 09:30 AM
Square-1 Combined Final
The Ballroom
Format
Best of 2 / Average of 5
Time limit
1:30.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 45.00
From 09:30 AM
To 10:45 AM
2x2x2 Cube Combined First round
The Ballroom
Format
Best of 2 / Average of 5
Time limit
1:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 10:45 AM
To 12:00 PM
3x3x3 Cube First round
The Ballroom
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 32 advance to next round
From 12:00 PM
To 12:30 PM
Lunch
The Ballroom
From 12:30 PM
To 01:15 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final
The Ballroom
Format
Best of 3
Time limit
6:00.00
From 01:15 PM
To 02:15 PM
4x4x4 Cube Combined First round
The Ballroom
Format
Best of 2 / Average of 5
Time limit
2:30.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:30.00
Proceed
Top 10 advance to next round
From 02:15 PM
To 02:45 PM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
The Ballroom
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 02:45 PM
To 03:45 PM
5x5x5 Cube Combined Final
The Ballroom
Format
Best of 2 / Average of 5
Time limit
3:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 2:15.00
From 03:45 PM
To 04:45 PM
Megaminx Combined Final
The Ballroom
Format
Best of 2 / Average of 5
Time limit
3:30.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:45.00
From 04:45 PM
To 05:00 PM
2x2x2 Cube Final
The Ballroom
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 05:00 PM
To 05:15 PM
4x4x4 Cube Final
The Ballroom
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 05:15 PM
To 05:30 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
The Ballroom
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00

For those of you new to cubing, WELCOME!

We wanted to let you know this event is perfectly fine for cubers of any age and experience. We just ask you know a couple things before coming to compete...

First, please be familiar with the WCA Regulations, found here:
https://www.worldcubeassociation.org/regulations/

Of course, those regulations contain a lot of legalese, so we have a video made specifically for new cubers, just to show them the basics of competing. This video will explain most of what any cuber competing for the first time will need to know.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dPL3eV-A0ww&t=2s

If you have any questions after this video, we will be having a new competitor tutorial, Saturday morning of the competition. That would be the perfect time to ask those questions and clear up any confusion.

If you are stoked to compete and ready to sign up, head over to the registration tab, click register, and fill out the information it asks for. This will help you get set up the WCA's system and one step closer to your first official solve!

Q&A:

Q: Do I use my own cube to compete?

A: YES! You are responsible for your own hardware in order to compete, however, we will have a vendor at this competition, from which you can buy puzzles if your current ones have seen better days.

Q: What is the normal age of competitors at these events?

A: All ages are welcome, but in general competitors are between 10 and 20 years old. Don't let this stop you though, everyone can and should cube!

Q: What is the competition like?

A; Competitions are a bunch of tables where nerds like us get to sit and discuss our favorite thing, Cubes! Of course in addition there is competing, which will occupy one side of the competition hall, where you will see lots of timers flickering with contestants new personal bests, and a vendor, where you can purchase all you cubing related needs. Most competitions have a break for lunch, and the competing is split up into heats, as to better organize who competes when. (Check the Groups tab and listen at the competition for more info on this.)

Q: How do I find results?

A: All results are posted on the WCA page a couple of days after the competition finishes. However, for the day of competing, go to Cubecomps.com to find information about current events. This is also where you will find information about 2nd and 3rd rounds of events.

Q: Why am I not on the registration list yet?

A: Make sure you pay you entrance fee in order to be automatically placed on the registered list, which will also guarantee you a spot in the competition. If payment may be any issue, or you are not sure if you can attend, use the contact button to talk to us, and see if we can work out another payment strategy, or have you pay on arrival at the compeition. No matter what you situation may be however, please register online. It is much easier for us to have you register now and pay later, then to have to input information at another time.

Q: Are there age divisions?

A: Nope! All cometitors compete in the same group.

Q: Can I have fun at this event?

A: HECK YES! Cubing is amazing, and we sincerely hope you enjoy the competition!

ALL COMPETITORS MUST READ THIS TAB BEFORE REGISTERING.
If you are a first time competitor, please read this section carefully. If you are a returning competitor, please skip to the next section.

NEWCOMERS:

There are multiple things a first-timer must know before competing. All newcomers must be familiar with the WCA Regulations before competing. Please read our other tab for more information.

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

ALL COMPETITORS:

Please read this section carefully. We will have a change in organization for Derby City Open 2019 modeled off of Hungarian competitions in Europe. 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 staff assignments on your lanyard. Every competitor is expected to help out this competition. The card will look somewhat like the following:
Image description

Legend:
* S - scrambling
* R - running
* J - judging

Please note that everyone is expected to help only during the events they are registered for, and everyone need only help for one group per event. 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.

We would like to thank thecubicle.com for sponsoring this 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 combined 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.