CubingUSA Heartland Championship 2022


Date
Apr 29 - May 1, 2022
City
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States
Venue

Cedar Rapids Marriott

Address
1200 Collins Road N.E., Cedar Rapids, IA
Details

Grand Ballroom

Contact
Organization team
Organizers
Carter Bitz, Carter Kucala, James Quinn, Lisa Kucala, and Walker Welch
WCA Delegates
Blake Thompson, Carter Bitz, Carter Kucala, Dan Smith, James Quinn, and Walker Welch
Download all the competition's details as PDF here.
Information

The 2022 Heartland Championship will be in Cedar Rapids, Iowa!

EVERYONE MUST READ AND FOLLOW THE COVID-19 SAFETY PROTOCAL TAB

We have two local Facebook groups for our Cubing Area. Feel free to join the Minnesota Cubing Community and Iowa Cubing groups for information and announcements on upcoming competitions.

Events
Main event
Competitors
159
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
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Register for this competition here.
There is a competitor limit of 200 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $70 (United States Dollar).
If your registration is cancelled before you will be refunded 50% of your registration fee.
Registrants on the waiting list may be accepted onto the competitor list until .
If you are a registered competitor you may change your registered events until on the Register tab.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.


You must read the information on the "COVID-19 Safety Protocol" tab before registering!

3x3x3 Fewest Moves, 3x3x3 Multiple Blindfolded, 4x4x4 Blinfolded and 5x5x5 Blindfolded have a qualification standard. Please read the Qualifications Requirements tab for further information.

Highlights
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Luke Garrett won with an average of 7.21 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Zeke Mackay finished second (7.40) and Stanley Chapel finished third (8.05).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Luke Garrett 5.27 7.21 United States 7.635.277.426.767.45
2x2x2 Cube Carter Kucala 1.44 1.82 United States 1.651.446.602.171.64
4x4x4 Cube Luke Garrett 27.38 28.62 United States 29.9034.3027.3827.4328.54
5x5x5 Cube Peter Weyers 49.33 53.83 United States 55.6550.5449.331:00.2755.30
6x6x6 Cube Jacob Nokes 1:35.27 1:40.63 United States 1:40.281:35.271:46.35
7x7x7 Cube Kate Grahame 2:25.48 2:39.03 United States 2:25.482:39.222:52.40
3x3x3 Blindfolded Stanley Chapel 22.45 DNF United States DNF22.4524.97
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Cale Schoon 22 22.33 United States 232222
3x3x3 One-Handed Luke Garrett 8.91 9.77 United States 8.9111.369.1610.499.67
Clock Vishwa Sankar 3.53 5.64 United States 5.526.283.536.575.11
Megaminx Stanley Chapel 38.24 44.78 United States 47.4440.9546.6946.7038.24
Pyraminx Harsha Paladugu 1.45 2.28 United States 2.642.562.411.871.45
Skewb Carter Kucala 1.86 2.37 United States 2.591.862.452.07DNF
Square-1 Ian Southa 6.41 6.94 United States 6.947.446.446.418.89
4x4x4 Blindfolded Cale Schoon 2:17.59 DNF United States 2:17.593:08.00DNF
5x5x5 Blindfolded Cale Schoon 5:25.10 DNF United States 5:25.10DNFDNF
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Mark Boyanowski 44/46 58:29 United States 38/42 1:00:0044/46 58:29
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 100 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 32 advance to next round
Semi Final Ao5 10:00.00 Top 8 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 1:00.00 Top 32 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 1:00.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00
4x4x4 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 2:30.00 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00 Top 25 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 2:30.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 2:30.00
5x5x5 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 3:30.00 2 attempts to get < 1:45.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 3:30.00
6x6x6 Cube First round Bo1 / Mo3 5:30.00 1 attempt to get < 3:30.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Mo3 5:30.00
7x7x7 Cube First round Bo1 / Mo3 6:30.00 1 attempt to get < 4:30.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Mo3 6:30.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round Bo3 10:00.00 cumulative * Top 12 advance to next round
Final Bo3 10:00.00 cumulative *
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final Mo3 1 hour
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2 / Ao5 2:00.00 2 attempts to get < 40.00 Top 25 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 2:00.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 2:00.00
Clock First round Bo2 / Ao5 1:00.00 2 attempts to get < 20.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00
Megaminx First round Bo2 / Ao5 3:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:45.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 3:00.00
Pyraminx First round Ao5 1:00.00 Top 32 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 1:00.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00
Skewb First round Ao5 1:00.00 Top 32 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 1:00.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00
Square-1 First round Bo2 / Ao5 1:30.00 2 attempts to get < 30.00 Top 25 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 1:30.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:30.00
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo3 30:00.00 cumulative *
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final Bo3 45:00.00 cumulative *
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final Bo2 10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00

You are viewing the schedule for the venue Cedar Rapids Marriott.
The schedule is displayed in the timezone America/Chicago.

Schedule for Friday (April 29, 2022)

From 05:00 PM
To 06:30 PM
Registration
Grand Ballroom Foyer
From 05:05 PM
To 05:15 PM
Submit 3x3x3 Multi-Blind Cubes
Cedar Rapids Room
From 05:15 PM
To 06:30 PM
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final (Attempt 1)
Cedar Rapids Room
Format
Mo3
Time limit
1 hour
From 06:30 PM
To 08:00 PM
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final (Attempt 1)
Cedar Rapids Room
Format
Bo2
Time limit
10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00

Schedule for Saturday (April 30, 2022)

From 07:45 AM
To 09:00 AM
Registration
Grand Ballroom Foyer
From 08:00 AM
To 08:20 AM
Tutorial for new competitors
Ballroom-Main Stage
From 08:20 AM
To 10:00 AM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Ballroom-Main Stage
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 100 advance to next round
From 08:20 AM
To 09:00 AM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Ballroom-Side Stage
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 100 advance to next round
From 08:40 AM
To 10:00 AM
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final (Attempt 2)
Cedar Rapids Room
Format
Mo3
Time limit
1 hour
From 09:00 AM
To 10:30 AM
Clock First round
Ballroom-Side Stage
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 20.00
Proceed
Top 16 advance to next round
From 10:00 AM
To 11:00 AM
7x7x7 Cube First round
Ballroom-Main Stage
Format
Bo1 / Mo3
Time limit
6:30.00
Cutoff
1 attempt to get < 4:30.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 10:30 AM
To 11:00 AM
7x7x7 Cube First round
Ballroom-Side Stage
Format
Bo1 / Mo3
Time limit
6:30.00
Cutoff
1 attempt to get < 4:30.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 11:00 AM
To 11:45 AM
Square-1 First round
Ballroom-Main Stage
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
1:30.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 30.00
Proceed
Top 25 advance to next round
From 11:00 AM
To 11:45 AM
Square-1 First round
Ballroom-Side Stage
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
1:30.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 30.00
Proceed
Top 25 advance to next round
From 11:00 AM
To 11:45 AM
Submit 3x3x3 Multi-Blind Cubes
Cedar Rapids Room
From 11:45 AM
To 12:15 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round
Ballroom-Main Stage
Format
Bo3
Time limit
10:00.00 cumulative *
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 11:45 AM
To 12:15 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round
Ballroom-Side Stage
Format
Bo3
Time limit
10:00.00 cumulative *
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 12:15 PM
To 01:15 PM
Lunch
Ballroom-Main Stage
From 01:00 PM
To 02:15 PM
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final (Attempt 2)
Cedar Rapids Room
Format
Bo2
Time limit
10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00
From 01:15 PM
To 02:35 PM
Pyraminx First round
Ballroom-Main Stage
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Proceed
Top 32 advance to next round
From 01:15 PM
To 01:55 PM
Pyraminx First round
Ballroom-Side Stage
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Proceed
Top 32 advance to next round
From 01:55 PM
To 03:25 PM
5x5x5 Cube First round
Ballroom-Side Stage
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
3:30.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:45.00
Proceed
Top 16 advance to next round
From 02:35 PM
To 02:55 PM
Square-1 Second round
Ballroom-Main Stage
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:30.00
Proceed
Top 16 advance to next round
From 02:55 PM
To 03:25 PM
5x5x5 Cube First round
Ballroom-Main Stage
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
3:30.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:45.00
Proceed
Top 16 advance to next round
From 03:25 PM
To 05:05 PM
Skewb First round
Ballroom-Main Stage
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Proceed
Top 32 advance to next round
From 03:25 PM
To 04:55 PM
6x6x6 Cube First round
Ballroom-Side Stage
Format
Bo1 / Mo3
Time limit
5:30.00
Cutoff
1 attempt to get < 3:30.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 03:55 PM
To 04:45 PM
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final
Cedar Rapids Room
Format
Bo3
Time limit
30:00.00 cumulative *
From 05:05 PM
To 05:30 PM
7x7x7 Cube Final
Ballroom-Main Stage
Format
Mo3
Time limit
6:30.00
From 05:30 PM
To 05:50 PM
Clock Final
Ballroom-Main Stage
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
From 05:50 PM
To 06:10 PM
6x6x6 Cube Final
Ballroom-Main Stage
Format
Mo3
Time limit
5:30.00
From 06:10 PM
To 06:25 PM
Square-1 Final
Ballroom-Main Stage
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:30.00
From 06:25 PM
To 06:45 PM
5x5x5 Cube Final
Ballroom-Main Stage
Format
Ao5
Time limit
3:30.00
From 06:45 PM
To 07:00 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final
Ballroom-Main Stage
Format
Bo3
Time limit
10:00.00 cumulative *

Schedule for Sunday (May 01, 2022)

From 08:00 AM
To 09:10 AM
4x4x4 Cube First round
Ballroom-Main Stage
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2:30.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
Proceed
Top 25 advance to next round
From 08:00 AM
To 09:10 AM
4x4x4 Cube First round
Ballroom-Side Stage
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2:30.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
Proceed
Top 25 advance to next round
From 08:25 AM
To 09:25 AM
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final
Cedar Rapids Room
Format
Bo3
Time limit
45:00.00 cumulative *
From 09:10 AM
To 09:50 AM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
Ballroom-Main Stage
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 32 advance to next round
From 09:10 AM
To 09:50 AM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
Ballroom-Side Stage
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 32 advance to next round
From 09:50 AM
To 11:10 AM
3x3x3 One-Handed First round
Ballroom-Main Stage
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 40.00
Proceed
Top 25 advance to next round
From 09:50 AM
To 10:10 AM
3x3x3 One-Handed First round
Ballroom-Side Stage
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 40.00
Proceed
Top 25 advance to next round
From 10:10 AM
To 10:50 AM
Pyraminx Second round
Ballroom-Side Stage
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Proceed
Top 16 advance to next round
From 10:50 AM
To 11:10 AM
4x4x4 Cube Second round
Ballroom-Side Stage
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:30.00
Proceed
Top 16 advance to next round
From 11:10 AM
To 12:00 PM
Megaminx First round
Ballroom-Main Stage
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
3:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:45.00
Proceed
Top 16 advance to next round
From 11:10 AM
To 12:00 PM
Megaminx First round
Ballroom-Side Stage
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
3:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:45.00
Proceed
Top 16 advance to next round
From 12:00 PM
To 01:00 PM
Lunch
Ballroom-Main Stage
From 12:20 PM
To 01:30 PM
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final (Attempt 3)
Cedar Rapids Room
Format
Mo3
Time limit
1 hour
From 01:00 PM
To 02:40 PM
2x2x2 Cube First round
Ballroom-Main Stage
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Proceed
Top 32 advance to next round
From 01:00 PM
To 01:40 PM
2x2x2 Cube First round
Ballroom-Side Stage
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Proceed
Top 32 advance to next round
From 01:40 PM
To 02:20 PM
Skewb Second round
Ballroom-Side Stage
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Proceed
Top 16 advance to next round
From 02:20 PM
To 02:40 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed Second round
Ballroom-Side Stage
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 16 advance to next round
From 02:40 PM
To 03:00 PM
3x3x3 Cube Semi Final
Ballroom-Main Stage
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 8 advance to next round
From 02:40 PM
To 03:00 PM
3x3x3 Cube Semi Final
Ballroom-Side Stage
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 8 advance to next round
From 03:00 PM
To 03:15 PM
2x2x2 Cube Second round
Ballroom-Main Stage
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Proceed
Top 16 advance to next round
From 03:00 PM
To 03:15 PM
2x2x2 Cube Second round
Ballroom-Side Stage
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Proceed
Top 16 advance to next round
From 03:15 PM
To 03:40 PM
Megaminx Final
Ballroom-Main Stage
Format
Ao5
Time limit
3:00.00
From 03:40 PM
To 04:00 PM
4x4x4 Cube Final
Ballroom-Main Stage
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:30.00
From 04:00 PM
To 04:15 PM
Skewb Final
Ballroom-Main Stage
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
From 04:15 PM
To 04:30 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed Final
Ballroom-Main Stage
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 04:30 PM
To 04:45 PM
Pyraminx Final
Ballroom-Main Stage
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
From 04:45 PM
To 05:00 PM
2x2x2 Cube Final
Ballroom-Main Stage
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
From 05:00 PM
To 06:00 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
Ballroom-Main Stage
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 06:00 PM
To 06:30 PM
Awards
Ballroom-Main Stage

The following events are only accepting the top competitors who attend, based on the psych sheet.
3x3x3 Fewest Moves: Top 16 competitors (Sorted by mean, breaking ties by single)
4x4x4 Blindfolded: Top 16 competitors (Sorted by single)
5x5x5 Blindfolded: Top 12 competitors (Sorted by single)
3x3x3 Multi-Blind: Top 12 competitors (Sorted by single)

Any result used to qualify must be achieved on or before Monday, April 18.

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.

  • Masks are mandatory and will be available if needed; hand sanitizer and sanitizing wipes will also be available at the venue.
  • Attendees should maintain a minimum of 3ft from others whenever possible.
  • 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.
  • The competition may be cancelled if the COVID-19 situation in Iowa and/or the US gets worse.

Note: The COVID safety restrictions may change if cases increase or decrease in Iowa and/or the US.

Heartland Regional Titles

Here is a link to the CubingUSA site that has information on all Regional Competitions.
https://cubingusa.org/regional

We will be offering Heartland Regional Titles to Competitors who are from these States in the Heartland Region.
- Iowa
- Kansas
- Minnesota
- Missouri
- Nebraska
- North Dakota
- South Dakota

We will also be crowning State Champions in the 3x3x3 Event for each of the above states in the Heartland Region.

You also can use this link and follow the instructions at the top of the page to fullfill your requirements to link your state to your profile.
You must do this by April 28th in order to be eligable for both State and Regional Titles.

All regional and state champions will be required to prove residency in order to be eligible for titles and prizes.

The period for accepting staff applications has closed.

Before You Register

All prospective registrants need a WCA account. New competitors can create their own WCA account by clicking here and entering the required information.

How to Register Online

The competitor limit for this competition is 200.
Prospective competitors register by:
1. Signing into their WCA account;
2. Clicking "Register" on the left side of this webpage, selecting the events they would like to compete in, and submitting their registration;
3. Paying the registration cost of $70.00. (The registration cost is the same, regardless of how many events are selected.)
Your registration is not complete until you have paid the registration fee.

PLEASE NOTE: If you paid but don't see your name on the registration list within 48 hours of payment (assuming 200 competitors aren't on the competitor list already), please email the organizers. Organizers still have to manually move competitors to the approved competitor list following payment.

How to Pay for Registration Online

Payment is processed through Stripe.
Click on the "Register" tab on the left side of the webpage to register and pay all in one place! You can start the payment process by clicking "Pay your fees with card."

Withdrawing Registration

Registering and paying demonstrates your commitment to attend the competition. However, if you have registered and are no longer able to attend, please contact us via email.

Refunds

If you withdraw your registration before registration closes (Sunday, April 17th, 2022, 11:59 PM CDT), you are eligible for a refund for half (50%) of your registration cost. After this date, no refund requests will be honored.

There will be no refunds issued after this date. Attempting to file a chargeback for the registration fee will lead to being blacklisted from future WCA events.

Any requested changes to registration before registration closes will be honored. Your registration is not complete until your name shows up on the list. If you believe you paid and your name isn't showing up, please contact us so that we can assist you.

Competitors MUST* register and pay online in order to compete. No at-the-door registrations or payments will be accepted.*

Waitlist Information

We will be keeping a waitlist for this competition. Once the 200th competitor has paid, we will not close registration until Sunday, April 17th, 2022, 11:59 PM CDT. To secure a place on the waitlist once 200 competitors have paid, simply pay the registration fee. If a competitor emails us to drop out before this time, you will be notified if you are the next competitor on the waitlist.

Once the deadline to request a refund has passed, all remaining competitors on the waitlist will be emailed letting them know they did not get off the waitlist and will be refunded.

A limited block of rooms has been reserved at the venue hotel, which is the Cedar Rapids Marriott (1200 Collins Road N.E, Cedar Rapids, IA). Rooms are available at a discounted rate of $140/night. Reserve your room early to ensure the guaranteed rate within the block. Use the link below to reserve your room:

Cedar Rapids Marriott Room Reservation Link

**NOTE: Rooms at the above link MUST BE BOOKED NO LATER THAN APRIL 8, 2022 to receive the discounted rate! **

Please book your hotel rooms through this link to help us cover the cost of the venue!

The hotel is located in downtown Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The nearest airport is the Eastern Iowa Airport (CID) in Cedar Rapids, which is approximately 14 miles from the hotel. The hotel has a free airport shuttle.

Parking is complimentary at the hotel.

Heartland Championship 2022 T-Shirts are available. Shirts are blue with Heartland logo as pictured below, and are available in Youth (M-L) and Adult Sizes (S-3XL).

Shirts are only available for pre-order until Sunday, April 10th. We will not have extra shirts available at the competition!

Cost: $23

T-Shirt orders are now closed.

If you pre-ordered a t-shirt, it will be available for pick-up at registration desk on Friday evening and Saturday morning at the competition.

This competition will be sponsored by Thecubicle!
They will be providing prizes for the winners but unfortunately cannot vend. Huge thank you to them!

Visit their site here or click the logo below.
TheCubicle.com

Prizes are gift cards to thecubicle.com:
3x3:
1st: $75
2nd: $50
3rd: $30
Heartland Champion: $20

Other Events:
1st: $20
2nd: $15
3rd $10
Heartland Champion: $5

Groups and helping assignments for this competition can be found here.

Due to the nature of this competition, we will need a lot of help throughout the weekend. Please follow your helping assignments as we would not be able to have this competition without your help!

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 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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