Everything's Bigger in Texas 2019


Date
Jul 6, 2019
City
Katy, Texas, United States
Venue

Church of The Holy Apostles

Address
1225 West Grand Parkway South, Katy, TX 77494
Details

The competition will be held in the Great Room.

Organizers
Jacob Stover and Zachary White
WCA Delegate
Zachary White
Contact

Organizers

Information

Please note: There is no 3x3x3 Cube being held at this competition.
The main event for this competition is the 7x7x7 Cube event!
Please review the competitor information tab before the competition.
Please review the other tabs for more information on 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 50 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $15 (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.

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

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 recieve a refund for the registration cost minus tax.

Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
4x4x4 Cube Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 4:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:30.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 4:00.00
5x5x5 Cube Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 6:00.00 2 attempts to get < 3:00.00 Top 75% advance to next round
Second round Ao5 6:00.00 Top 8 advance to next round
Final Ao5 6:00.00
6x6x6 Cube First round Mo3 8:00.00 Top 75% advance to next round
Second round Mo3 8:00.00 Top 6 advance to next round
Final Mo3 8:00.00
7x7x7 Cube First round Mo3 10:00.00 Top 75% advance to next round
Second round Mo3 10:00.00 Top 6 advance to next round
Final Mo3 10:00.00
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo3 1:15:00.00 total for 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final and 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final **
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final Bo3 1:15:00.00 total for 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final and 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final **

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Schedule for Saturday (July 06, 2019)

From 08:00 AM
To 08:30 AM
Setup/Tutorial for new competitors
Great Room.
From 08:30 AM
To 09:30 AM
4x4x4 Cube Combined First round
Great Room.
Format
Best of 2 / Average of 5
Time limit
4:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:30.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 09:30 AM
To 10:30 AM
6x6x6 Cube First round
Great Room.
Format
Mean of 3
Time limit
8:00.00
Proceed
Top 75% advance to next round
From 10:30 AM
To 11:30 AM
7x7x7 Cube First round
Great Room.
Format
Mean of 3
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 75% advance to next round
From 11:30 AM
To 12:15 PM
Lunch
Great Room.
From 12:15 PM
To 01:45 PM
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final
Great Room.
Format
Best of 3
Time limit
1:15:00.00 total for 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final and 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final **
From 12:15 PM
To 01:45 PM
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final
Great Room.
Format
Best of 3
Time limit
1:15:00.00 total for 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final and 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final **
From 01:45 PM
To 02:45 PM
5x5x5 Cube Combined First round
Great Room.
Format
Best of 2 / Average of 5
Time limit
6:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 3:00.00
Proceed
Top 75% advance to next round
From 02:45 PM
To 03:30 PM
6x6x6 Cube Second round
Great Room.
Format
Mean of 3
Time limit
8:00.00
Proceed
Top 6 advance to next round
From 03:30 PM
To 04:15 PM
7x7x7 Cube Second round
Great Room.
Format
Mean of 3
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 6 advance to next round
From 04:15 PM
To 04:45 PM
4x4x4 Cube Final
Great Room.
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
4:00.00
From 04:45 PM
To 05:30 PM
5x5x5 Cube Second round
Great Room.
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
6:00.00
Proceed
Top 8 advance to next round
From 05:30 PM
To 06:00 PM
6x6x6 Cube Final
Great Room.
Format
Mean of 3
Time limit
8:00.00
From 06:00 PM
To 06:30 PM
7x7x7 Cube Final
Great Room.
Format
Mean of 3
Time limit
10:00.00
From 06:30 PM
To 07:00 PM
5x5x5 Cube Final
Great Room.
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
6:00.00
From 07:00 PM
To 07:15 PM
Awards
Great Room.

Important Links

(Links will be updated closer to the competition)
Group Sheet
Live Results

All Competitors

  • Please try to arrive early to watch the judging tutorial at 8:00AM.
  • 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 ending, your spot may be given up to the next competitor in the rankings.
  • It would be wonderful if we could get some volunteer help from either the competitors or the parents. Judging is a super simple task and any staff member can teach anyone at any time. Judge for however long you'd feel like. It's an excellent way to make the time fly by!
  • Your delegate for this competition is Zachary White. Ask him if you have any questions throughout the day!

New Competitors

  • Please try to arrive early to watch the new competitor introduction/judging tutorial at 8:00AM.
  • 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 onto the subsequent rounds. After a round is completed results will be entered into CubeComps (linked above). Your name will be highlighted if you made it 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 whenever your group is called. We are allowed to deny you the ability to compete if you do not come up by the last call.

Location:

Room Details: The competition is located in the Green Room.

Parking: There is free parking in front of the venue.

Food: There are many nearby restaurants.

Hotels: Hotels near venue

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TheCubicle will be 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).
A cumulative time limit may be enforced across rounds (see Guideline 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.