Empire State Winter B 2022


Date
Jan 16, 2022
City
Albany, New York, United States
Venue

Albany Capital Center

Address
55 Eagle St, Albany, NY 12207
Details

Level 2 Pre-Function

Contact
Organization team
Organizers
Evan Liu, Lauren Phung, and Louis Meunier
WCA Delegates
Evan Liu and Lauren Phung
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Information

This is a series competition with Empire State Winter A 2022. You may only register for and compete in one of the two competitions. If you have already registered (with payment) for Empire State Winter A 2022, your registration for this competition will be rejected.

Competitors may bring at most one guest. This will be checked at the entrance of the competition.

All attendees (competitors + guests) must show valid proof of at least one of the following two requirements to be allowed in the venue:

1) They are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. To clarify, an individual is only considered fully vaccinated if they have received their second dose of a two-dose vaccine (Pfizer or Moderna) or their only dose of a single-dose vaccine (J&J) more than two weeks before the competition. Any dose received after Sunday, January 2nd is insufficient for entrance to the competition.
OR
2) They tested negative for COVID-19 within 96 hours (4 days) of the competition. The date when the test is conducted is what matters, not the date when the results are received. Any test conducted earlier than Wednesday, January 12th is insufficient for entrance to the competition.
Along with a full vaccination or negative test document, a valid ID must be shown and checked at the registration desk on the day of the competition. Any proof sent electronically to the organizers and/or delegates prior to the competition will not be accepted.
Events
Main event
Competitors
72
Registration period

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Highlights
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Daniel Gutierrez won with an average of 7.52 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Krish Shah-Nathwani finished second (7.71) and Carson Widjaja finished third (7.79).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Daniel Gutierrez 6.49 7.52 United States 6.497.767.687.117.95
5x5x5 Cube Alexei Sinyavin 50.92 59.56 United States 50.921:02.2157.931:05.6458.53
7x7x7 Cube Livia Kleiner 2:31.33 2:41.31 United States 2:31.332:51.442:41.16
Clock Stanley Chapel 5.21 5.35 United States 7.035.395.295.215.38
Square-1 Christopher Chi 7.47 9.03 United States 8.297.479.589.769.23
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 40 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 20 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
5x5x5 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 3:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:45.00 Top 20 advance to next round
Final Ao5 3:00.00
7x7x7 Cube Final Bo1 / Mo3 7:00.00 1 attempt to get < 4:30.00
Clock First round Bo2 / Ao5 1:00.00 2 attempts to get < 15.00 Top 20 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00
Square-1 Final Bo2 / Ao5 1:30.00 2 attempts to get < 40.00

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Schedule for Sunday (January 16, 2022)

From 08:00 AM
To 08:30 AM
Registration
Level 2 Pre-Function
From 08:30 AM
To 08:45 AM
Competitor Tutorial
Level 2 Pre-Function
From 08:45 AM
To 10:15 AM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Level 2 Pre-Function
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 40 advance to next round
From 10:15 AM
To 11:45 AM
5x5x5 Cube First round
Level 2 Pre-Function
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
3:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:45.00
Proceed
Top 20 advance to next round
From 11:45 AM
To 12:45 PM
Clock First round
Level 2 Pre-Function
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 15.00
Proceed
Top 20 advance to next round
From 12:45 PM
To 01:30 PM
Lunch
Level 2 Pre-Function
From 01:30 PM
To 02:15 PM
Square-1 Final
Level 2 Pre-Function
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
1:30.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 40.00
From 02:15 PM
To 03:00 PM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
Level 2 Pre-Function
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 20 advance to next round
From 03:00 PM
To 04:15 PM
7x7x7 Cube Final
Level 2 Pre-Function
Format
Bo1 / Mo3
Time limit
7:00.00
Cutoff
1 attempt to get < 4:30.00
From 04:15 PM
To 05:00 PM
5x5x5 Cube Final
Level 2 Pre-Function
Format
Ao5
Time limit
3:00.00
From 05:00 PM
To 05:30 PM
Clock Final
Level 2 Pre-Function
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
From 05:30 PM
To 06:00 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
Level 2 Pre-Function
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 06:00 PM
To 06:30 PM
Awards
Level 2 Pre-Function

All attendees (competitors + guests) must show valid proof of at least one of the following two requirements to be allowed in the venue:

1) They are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. To clarify, an individual is only considered fully vaccinated if they have received their second dose of a two-dose vaccine (Pfizer or Moderna) or their only dose of a single-dose vaccine (J&J) more than two weeks before the competition. Any dose received after Sunday, January 2nd is insufficient for entrance to the competition.
OR
2) They tested negative for COVID-19 within 96 hours (4 days) of the competition. The date when the test is conducted is what matters, not the date when the results are received. Any test conducted earlier than Wednesday, January 12th is insufficient for entrance to the competition.
Along with a full vaccination or negative test document, a valid ID must be shown and checked at the registration desk on the day of the competition. Any proof sent electronically to the organizers and/or delegates prior to the competition will not be accepted.
  • Competitors may bring at most one guest.
  • Masks are mandatory at all times and will be provided for all attendees along with hand sanitizer and sanitizing wipes.
  • Attendees should maintain a minimum of 3ft from others whenever possible.
  • The organizing team strongly recommends receiving a COVID-19 vaccination before competing. For information on, and finding vaccines near you, please use this website!
  • If you have symptoms related to COVID-19 such as cough, fever, shortness of breath, etc. do not attend this competition.
  • If you have had a positive COVID-19 test or prolonged exposure to someone with the virus within 14 days prior to the competition, do not attend.
  • Competitors are strongly encouraged to bring their own pen for the duration of the competition.
  • The competition may be cancelled if the COVID-19 situation in New York and/or the US gets worse.
  • By registering for this competition, you agree that you understand all the information presented in this tab, will abide by all the COVID-19 restrictions placed on this competition, and acknowledge the risk of contracting COVID-19 or any other disease in attending an event of this scale.

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

Traveling by train: There are numerous Amtrak trains per day from New York Penn Station 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 also 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.

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.

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:

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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.

TheCubicle will be providing prizes for the winners!

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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