Michigan 2017


Date
Aug 19 - 20, 2017
City
Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
Venue

Michigan Union

Address
530 S. State Street Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1308
Details

Multiple rooms in the Michigan Union, see competition website for details.

Website
Michigan 2017 website
Organizers
Michigan Cube Club and Yuxuan Chen
WCA Delegate
James Hildreth
Contact
Competitor Limit
220
Entry Fee
$15
Information

There is a registration fee of $15
There is a limit of 220 competitors
This competition is open to everyone and spectators may attend for free.
Visit the competition website to see full registration, schedule and travel details.

Regsitration will be done through the WCA website. Once you have submitted your registration, it will be manually approved by the orginization team. Because of this, please allow 48 hours for us to approve your registration before contacting us.

Events

Locations:
On Saturday, we will be in the Great Lakes Room in Palmer Commons, 100 Washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

On Sunday, we will be in the Rogel Ballroom in the Michigan Union, 530 S State St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Competition FAQ
NOTE: If you are not competing on a given day, you do not need to show up on that day. For example, if you are only doing events that are held on Sunday you do not need to show up on Saturday if you don't want to.
Registration Fee:
There is a $15 flat fee for this competition to help pay for the venue, equipment, and other costs.
There is a competitor limit of 220 competitors.

No outside food is allowed at the venues. There will be a slightly longer lunch break to accomodate.
Spectators may attend for free.
Michigan Cubing Club members may compete for free. Contact us after you have registered.
Registration will be closed at 11:59:59 PM on August 12th. At the door registration will be allowed only if the competitor limit is not reached but competitors can only compete in 3x3 speedsolve. Your registration is not complete until you have paid the registration fee and your name appears under the competitors tab.

*Registration on the WCA website must be manually approved. Please allow up to 48 hours after payment for us to approve your registration before contacting us. *

This competition is recognized as an official World Cube Association competition. Therefore, all competitors must be familiar with the WCA regulations
If you would like an in depth tutorial of what it is like when competing, please watch this video. Shoutout to Chris Olson for such an awesome tutorial. CubingUSA's Competitor Tutorial.

Prizes for this competition are supplied by thecubicle.us

Travel and Venue Information

This competition will take place in the Michigan Union.

The Sunday events will take place in the Rogel Ballroom on the second floor and the Pond Room on the first floor.
*Google Maps Link: *

The Saturday events will take place in the Great Lakes Room in Palmer Commons.

Google Maps Link:

The closest place to park on Sunday will be at the Maynard Structure, which is located on Maynard St. between William and Liberty. You also may be able to find street parking, which is free all day on Sunday.

Hotels

There are two hotels that you can reserve on campus, the Bell Tower Inn and the Campus Inn. These two hotels are generally expensive, however, and you can find much better deals if you stay off-campus. To see rates and locations, click here.
Air Travel

If you are planning on flying, fly into DTW. There is a very reasonable shuttle service from DTW to Ann Arbor, check out rates and times at AirRide's website. Roundtrip is $22 for adults, and any accompanying children 17 and under ride for free. This service drops you off at the Central Campus Transit Center, which is within walking distance of the venue.

Saturday 8/19 Palmer Commons Cutoff Time Limit
9:00-10:15 FMC #1
10:15-11:15 FMC #2
11:15-12:00 Clock combined final 0:30 1:00
12:00-12:30 Lunch
12:30-1:45 5x5 combined final 2:30 3:30
1:45-2:30 Square-1 combined final 0:50 2:00
2:30-3:15 6x6 combined final 4:30 10:00
3:15-4:00 7x7 combined final 7:00 10:00
4:00-5:00 FMC #3
5:00- 6:30 MultiBLD WCA Limits
Sunday 8/20 Michigan Union Cutoff Time Limit
9:15-10:30 4x4 combined final 1:40 2:30
10:30-12:15 3x3 round 1 10:00
12:15-1:00 2x2 round 1 0:30 1:00
1:00-1:30 Lunch
1:30-2:15 3x3 Blindfolded 6:00
2:15-3:00 3x3 One handed round 1 0:50 1:30
3:00-3:45 Skewb Round 1 0:30 1:00
3:45-4:30 Pyraminx Round 1 0:30 1:00
4:30-5:45 Megaminx combined final 2:45 4:00
4:30-4:45 2x2 final top 16
4:45-5:00 3x3 one handed final top 16
5:00-5:15 Skewb final top 16
5:15-5:30 Pyraminx final top 16
5:45-6:00 3x3 final top 16

4BLD and 5BLD will be held in a separate rooom in a Best of 2 format, with Combined Time limit of 45, and 60 minutes respectively.
you may compete in 4BLD anytime between 9:30 and 12:30
you may compete in 5BLD anytime between 1:30 and 4:30
We will try to schedule breaks for competing in 4/5BLD, but ultimately you will be responsible for making sure that you do not miss your other events.

Cutoff: for average of 5 events, at least one of the first two solves must be under the cutoff time to complete an average of 5
Time limit
*: any times over the time limit will be a DNF