Grind City 2019


Date
Mar 2, 2019
City
Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Venue

Crosstown High School

Address
1350 Concourse Ave, Memphis, TN 38104
Details

Cafeteria/Multipurpose Room

Organizers
Alex Agranov, Jacob Ambrose, and Walter Spickler
WCA Delegates
Jacob Ambrose, Jared Stinson, Joshua Feran, Katie Hull, and Zachary White
Contact

Grind City Organizers

Download all the competition's details as PDF here.
Information

Clock is a tentative event and will be held if time permits.

Events
Competitors
72
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
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There is a competitor limit of 80 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 95% of your registration fee.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.
Spectators can attend for free.

If you are having issues using Stripe payments, you can alternatively use PayPal. Please contact the organizers if you are experiencing issues.

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 foriegn contry 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 recieve a refund for the registration cost minus tax.

If you would like to be on staff for this competition, please contact Jacob Ambrose.

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Dylan Miller 5.56 7.65 United States 12.526.566.475.569.91
2x2x2 Cube Katie Hull 2.40 2.66 United States 3.082.402.492.612.88
4x4x4 Cube Katie Hull 27.91 31.13 United States 33.4834.3427.9128.9130.99
5x5x5 Cube Zachary White 58.15 1:02.40 United States 58.151:01.931:01.771:10.481:03.50
3x3x3 Blindfolded Joshua Feran 1:13.43 DNF United States 1:13.431:29.80DNF
3x3x3 One-Handed Eli Parker 10.08 12.31 United States 13.8212.4610.6410.0814.24
Megaminx Jared Stinson 43.37 49.55 United States 56.3443.3753.7745.9648.91
Pyraminx Tripp Cox 1.98 3.19 United States 4.023.432.451.983.70
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 40 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 2:00.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 2:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 2:00.00 Top 32 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 2:00.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 2:00.00
4x4x4 Cube Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 3:45.00 2 attempts to get < 1:30.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 3:45.00
5x5x5 Cube Combined Final Bo2 / Ao5 7:30.00 2 attempts to get < 3:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3 6:00.00
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Ao5 1:30.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:30.00
Megaminx Combined Final Bo2 / Ao5 7:30.00 2 attempts to get < 3:00.00
Pyraminx First round Ao5 2:00.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 2:00.00

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Schedule for Saturday (March 02, 2019)

From 08:00 AM
To 09:00 AM
5x5x5 Cube Combined Final
Cafeteria
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
7:30.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 3:00.00
From 09:00 AM
To 10:00 AM
Megaminx Combined Final
Cafeteria
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
7:30.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 3:00.00
From 10:00 AM
To 10:15 AM
Tutorial for new competitors
Cafeteria
From 10:15 AM
To 11:15 AM
2x2x2 Cube First round
Cafeteria
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 32 advance to next round
From 11:15 AM
To 12:15 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed First round
Cafeteria
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:30.00
Proceed
Top 16 advance to next round
From 12:15 PM
To 01:00 PM
Lunch
Cafeteria
From 12:15 PM
To 01:00 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final
Cafeteria
Format
Bo3
Time limit
6:00.00
From 01:00 PM
To 01:45 PM
Pyraminx First round
Cafeteria
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 16 advance to next round
From 01:45 PM
To 02:45 PM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Cafeteria
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 40 advance to next round
From 02:45 PM
To 03:45 PM
4x4x4 Cube Combined First round
Cafeteria
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
3:45.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:30.00
Proceed
Top 16 advance to next round
From 03:45 PM
To 04:15 PM
2x2x2 Cube Second round
Cafeteria
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 16 advance to next round
From 04:15 PM
To 04:35 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed Final
Cafeteria
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:30.00
From 04:35 PM
To 05:05 PM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
Cafeteria
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 16 advance to next round
From 05:05 PM
To 05:25 PM
2x2x2 Cube Final
Cafeteria
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 05:25 PM
To 05:55 PM
4x4x4 Cube Final
Cafeteria
Format
Ao5
Time limit
3:45.00
From 05:55 PM
To 06:15 PM
Pyraminx Final
Cafeteria
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 06:15 PM
To 06:35 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
Cafeteria
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 06:35 PM
To 07:00 PM
Awards / Clean-Up
Cafeteria

Important Links

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 ending, your spot may be given up 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 delegates for this competition is Jacob Ambrose and Katie Hull. Ask them if you have any questions throughout the day!

New Competitors

  • Please try to arrive early to watch the new competitor introduction at 10:00. If you won't be there on by then, then please ask a staff member whenever you arrive to give you a rundown of how the competing process will work.
  • 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 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.

Location:
Crosstown High School
1350 Concourse Ave,
Memphis, TN 38104

Room Details:
Cafeteria/Multipurpose Room
Crosstown High School can be found on the 4th Floor of the Crosstown Concourse. (https://crosstownconcourse.com/) Elevators to the 4th Floor can be accessed from the CENTRAL ATRIUM lobby. Signs to the elevators will be posted.

Directions
Please arrive at 1350 Concourse Avenue and park in the free parking garage or surface lot. Make your way to the Central Atrium and take the stairs or elevator to the 4th floor. Look for the set of freestanding lockers in the NE corner of the atrium and enter through the set of tall, white doors next to the lockers.

*If you put "Crosstown High" into your mapping software, it will send you to our student entrance and there is no parking there. Please set your course to "Crosstown Concourse" instead and give yourself a few extra minutes to navigate parking and way-finding if this is your first time coming to us.

Parking:
Free parking is available in the Concourse Parking Garage

Lunch:
Available for Purchase in the Crosstown Concourse or from nearby restaurants

Hotels:
Holiday Inn Memphis - Univ. of Memphis

Best Western Plus Gen X Inn

Airport:
MEM

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.