Michigan Cubing Club Gamma 2018


Date
Jun 17, 2018
City
Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
Venue

Michigan League

Address
911 N University Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Details

Ballroom (2nd Floor)

Website
Michigan Cubing Club Gamma 2018 website
Organizers
Blake Thompson, Michigan Cube Club, Yuxuan Chen, and Zachary Friedman
WCA Delegate
James Hildreth
Contact

Mccorganizers@umich.edu

Competitor Limit
120
Entry Fee
$10 (United States Dollar)
Information

There is a registration fee of $10 and a limit of 120 competitors. Registration will begin on March 31st, 2018 at 12:00am EST and it will close on June 12th, 2018 or when the competitor limit is reached.

This competition is open to everyone and spectators may attend for free.

Michigan Cubing Club members may compete for free. Contact us after you have registered.

Visit the competition website to see full registration, schedule, and travel details.

Events
Registration period

Online registration will be open from to . Other forms of registration may be allowed (such as registration at the door). Be sure to read through all the competition details to find out.

Registration requirements

Registration will be done through the WCA website. Registration must be completed online and is not complete until payment is recieved. Once you have submitted your registration (including payment), 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.

There are no refunds if you are unable to attend unless the organization team is made aware at least a week before the competition. Attempting to file a chargeback for the registration fee will lead to being blacklisted from future WCA events.

Time Event Format Cutoff Time Limit Advancing
8:30 5x5 Combined Final Best of 2 / Average of 5 2:15 4:00 per solve
10:00 3x3 Round 1 Average of 5 10:00 per solve
11:30 Lunch
12:15 3BLD Round 1 Best of 3 6:00 per solve
1:00 Skewb Combined Round 1 Best of 2 / Average of 5 0:30 1:00 per solve
2:15 6x6 Combined Final Best of 1 / Mean of 3 4:00 5:00 per solve
3:00 3x3 Round 2 Average of 5 10:00 per solve Top 48
3:45 7x7 Combined Final Best of 1 / Mean of 3 6:00 7:00 per solve
4:30 3BLD Final Best of 3 6:00 per solve Top 8
4:45 Skewb Final Average of 5 10:00 per solve Top 12
5:00 3x3 Final Average of 5 10:00 per solve Top 12
5:15 Awards
5:30 End

Notes:

  • For events formatted as an Average of 5, the Cutoff is the time that the competitor must beat in at least one of the first two attempts in order to complete an average. If the Cutoff is not achieved, the format of the event becomes a Best of 2, meaning that competitor may not complete the last 3 solves of the average.
  • For events formatted as an Mean of 3, the Cutoff is the time that the competitor must beat in the first attempt in order to complete a mean. If the Cutoff is not achieved, the format of the event becomes a Best of 1, meaning that the competitor may not complete the last 2 solves of the mean.
  • The Time Limit is the maximum amount of time allowed to complete each attempt.
  • The WCA Regulations contain more in-depth descriptions of the Cutoff and Time Limit.
  • The number of competitors who proceed to the next round is based on the rankings from the previous round of the respective event.

Location: Michigan League Ballroom (2nd Floor) - 911 N University Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Competition FAQ
* Please arrive at least 15 minutes before your first event is scheduled to begin

Registration Fee:
There is a $10 prepaid flat fee for this competition to help pay for the venue, equipment, and other costs.
No walk in registrations will be accepted, no exceptions.
There is a competitor limit of 120 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.
  • 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

Travel and Venue Information

This competition will take place in the Michigan League.
*Google Maps Link: *

The closest place to park will be at the Thayer Structure, which is located on Thayer St. between University Ave and Washington St.

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.

This competition is sponsored by TheCubicle.us! Thanks to them for the continued support!

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