Empire State Fall 2019


Date
Oct 12 - 13, 2019
City
Albany, New York, United States
Venue

Albany Capital Center

Address
55 Eagle St, Albany, NY 12207
Details

Meeting Room 2

Organizer
Evan Liu
WCA Delegate
Evan Liu
Contact
eliu@worldcubeassociation.org
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Information

Day 1 Events: 3x3x3 Cube, 4x4x4 Cube, 3x3x3 Blindfolded, 3x3x3 One-Handed, 3x3x3 With Feet, Pyraminx

Day 2 Events: 5x5x5 Cube, 6x6x6 Cube, 7x7x7 Cube, Clock, Megaminx, Skewb, Square-1

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 $40 (United States Dollar).
The registration fee has to be paid through Stripe here once registered.
Registration fees won't be refunded under any circumstance.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.
Spectators can attend for free.

Registration is not complete until payment of the registration fee is made.

The registration fee is $40 if you register AND pay before midnight on September 13.
If you register before midnight on September 13 but do not pay before then, your registration fee will be $50.

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 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 3:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:10.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 3:00.00
5x5x5 Cube Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 5:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 5:00.00
6x6x6 Cube Combined Final Bo1 / Mo3 7:00.00 1 attempt to get < 3:30.00
7x7x7 Cube Combined Final Bo1 / Mo3 9:00.00 1 attempt to get < 4:30.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3 10:00.00 cumulative *
3x3x3 One-Handed Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 2:00.00 2 attempts to get < 45.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 2:00.00
3x3x3 With Feet Combined Final Bo2 / Ao5 3:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:30.00
Clock Combined Final Bo2 / Ao5 1:00.00 2 attempts to get < 20.00
Megaminx Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 4:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:45.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 4:00.00
Pyraminx First round Ao5 1:00.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00
Skewb First round Ao5 1:00.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00
Square-1 Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 1:30.00 2 attempts to get < 45.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:30.00

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Schedule for Saturday (October 12, 2019)

From 08:00 AM
To 08:30 AM
Registration
Meeting Room 2
From 08:30 AM
To 08:45 AM
Tutorial for new competitors
Meeting Room 2
From 08:45 AM
To 09:30 AM
Pyraminx First round
Meeting Room 2
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Proceed
Top 16 advance to next round
From 09:30 AM
To 10:45 AM
4x4x4 Cube Combined First round
Meeting Room 2
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
3:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:10.00
Proceed
Top 16 advance to next round
From 10:45 AM
To 12:00 PM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Meeting Room 2
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 32 advance to next round
From 12:00 PM
To 12:45 PM
Lunch
Meeting Room 2
From 12:45 PM
To 01:45 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed Combined First round
Meeting Room 2
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 45.00
Proceed
Top 16 advance to next round
From 01:45 PM
To 02:30 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final
Meeting Room 2
Format
Bo3
Time limit
10:00.00 cumulative *
From 02:30 PM
To 03:15 PM
3x3x3 With Feet Combined Final
Meeting Room 2
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
3:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:30.00
From 03:15 PM
To 04:00 PM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
Meeting Room 2
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 16 advance to next round
From 04:00 PM
To 04:30 PM
4x4x4 Cube Final
Meeting Room 2
Format
Ao5
Time limit
3:00.00
From 04:30 PM
To 05:00 PM
Pyraminx Final
Meeting Room 2
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
From 05:00 PM
To 05:30 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed Final
Meeting Room 2
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 05:30 PM
To 06:00 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
Meeting Room 2
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 06:00 PM
To 06:30 PM
Awards
Meeting Room 2

Schedule for Sunday (October 13, 2019)

From 08:45 AM
To 09:45 AM
Skewb First round
Meeting Room 2
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Proceed
Top 16 advance to next round
From 09:45 AM
To 10:30 AM
Square-1 Combined First round
Meeting Room 2
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
1:30.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 45.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 10:30 AM
To 11:30 AM
5x5x5 Cube Combined First round
Meeting Room 2
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
5:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
Proceed
Top 16 advance to next round
From 11:30 AM
To 12:15 PM
Clock Combined Final
Meeting Room 2
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 20.00
From 12:15 PM
To 01:00 PM
Lunch
Meeting Room 2
From 01:00 PM
To 02:00 PM
Megaminx Combined First round
Meeting Room 2
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
4:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:45.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 02:00 PM
To 02:30 PM
Skewb Final
Meeting Room 2
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
From 02:30 PM
To 03:30 PM
7x7x7 Cube Combined Final
Meeting Room 2
Format
Bo1 / Mo3
Time limit
9:00.00
Cutoff
1 attempt to get < 4:30.00
From 03:30 PM
To 04:30 PM
6x6x6 Cube Combined Final
Meeting Room 2
Format
Bo1 / Mo3
Time limit
7:00.00
Cutoff
1 attempt to get < 3:30.00
From 04:30 PM
To 05:00 PM
Square-1 Final
Meeting Room 2
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:30.00
From 05:00 PM
To 05:30 PM
5x5x5 Cube Final
Meeting Room 2
Format
Ao5
Time limit
5:00.00
From 05:30 PM
To 06:00 PM
Megaminx Final
Meeting Room 2
Format
Ao5
Time limit
4:00.00
From 06:00 PM
To 06:30 PM
Awards
Meeting Room 2

Address:
Albany Capital Center
55 Eagle St, Albany, NY 12207

Train/Bus: There are numerous Amtrak trains and Megabus routes per day from New York to Albany-Rensselaer, which is then a short drive across the Hudson River from downtown Albany.

Parking: Downtown Albany has free street parking every weekend. It also has 3 garages with free parking on weekends unless there is a special event taking place. The convention center has its own garage, but it is not free.

Hotels: Some of the closest hotels include the Hilton Albany, Fairfield Inn and Suites Albany Downtown, and Hampton Inn and Suites Albany Downtown.

Lunch/Food: There will be a concession stand open in the building from 9am-5pm both days. A menu will be available closer to the competition date.

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 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:

Image description

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.

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 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.