Naperville Winter A 2022


Note: The competitor limit for this competition is 85 and it has already been reached. If you register, your registration will be placed on a waiting list. It may not be approved unless a spot frees up.
Date
Dec 17, 2022
City
Naperville, Illinois, United States
Venue

Northern Illinois University - Naperville

Address
1120 E Diehl Road, Naperville, IL, 60563
Details

Ballroom

Contact
Organization team
Organizers
Bashy Carrillo, Midwest Cubing Association, and Nathaniel Gee
WCA Delegate
Jake Buckley
Download all the competition's details as PDF here.
Information

This competition is recognized as an official World Cube Association competition. Therefore, all competitors must be familiar with the WCA Regulations. If you are new to competing, please refer to the Competitor Responsibilities tab. Please also be sure to review the Health and Safety tab to check additional COVID-19 requirements for this competition.

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This competition is supported by the Midwest Cubing Association.

Events
Main event
Number of times bookmarked
31
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.
This competition is part of the Naperville Winter 2022 Competition Series. Other competitions in this Series are: Note: You can submit a registration for all competitions in a Series, but only one of those registrations can be confirmed and accepted. You will only be allowed to compete in one of the Series competitions!
There is a competitor limit of 85 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $38 (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 75% 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 by contacting the organization team.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.


Your registration will not be confirmed (moved from the waiting list) until payment has been completed. Please note that even after payment, registrations need to be manually approved before appearing on the registration list.

By registering, competitors agree to the information in the Competitor Responsibilities tab. This tab details the responsibilites of all competitors at this competition. Not abiding by these responsibilities can result in disqualification.

Competitors will be accepted from the waitlist in the order that they paid.

Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 48 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 4:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:30.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 4:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3 15:00.00 cumulative *
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2 / Ao5 2:00.00 2 attempts to get < 45.00 Top 48 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 2:00.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 2:00.00
Megaminx Final Bo2 / Ao5 5:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:30.00

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Schedule for Saturday (December 17, 2022)

From 08:00 AM
To 08:30 AM
Tutorial for new competitors
Ballroom
From 08:30 AM
To 09:45 AM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Ballroom
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 48 advance to next round
From 09:45 AM
To 11:00 AM
4x4x4 Cube First round
Ballroom
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
4:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:30.00
Proceed
Top 16 advance to next round
From 11:00 AM
To 12:15 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed First round
Ballroom
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 45.00
Proceed
Top 48 advance to next round
From 12:15 PM
To 01:00 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final
Ballroom
Format
Bo3
Time limit
15:00.00 cumulative *
From 01:00 PM
To 02:00 PM
Lunch
Ballroom
From 02:00 PM
To 03:30 PM
Megaminx Final
Ballroom
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
5:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 2:30.00
From 03:30 PM
To 04:15 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed Second round
Ballroom
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 16 advance to next round
From 04:15 PM
To 05:00 PM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
Ballroom
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 16 advance to next round
From 05:00 PM
To 05:15 PM
4x4x4 Cube Final
Ballroom
Format
Ao5
Time limit
4:00.00
From 05:15 PM
To 05:30 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed Final
Ballroom
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 05:30 PM
To 05:45 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
Ballroom
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 05:45 PM
To 06:15 PM
Awards
Ballroom

ALL COMPETITORS:

When you arrive, you will receive a card/nametag with personalized information detailing your events and what group you will be competing in for each event. In addition, you will also receive staffing assignments. All competitors are expected to help at this competition. For each event you sign up for, you will be assigned to help out for just one group of that event. If you do not arrive to help during your scheduled event, and there are not enough staff members, we reserve the right to disqualify you from competing.

We will provide a judging tutorial at the beginning of the day, right after scheduled check-in. This will allow anyone with questions about how to judge to be properly prepared when they are expected to help. We hope that this system will fairly divide up the judging of the competition and make the competition run smoothly for all.

FOR FIRST-TIME COMPETITORS:

There are multiple things a first-timer must know before competing. All newcomers must be familiar with the WCA Regulations before competing. There is a video here for the basic overview of the rules.

In addition, please read this document before coming to the competition to learn about the procedures for judging.

Due to ongoing circumstances, the organizing team is enforcing restrictions during the competition which will impact the running of the competition. Here are the most important changes.

Masks are optional at this competition

  1. Competitors should not attend the competition if experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, or if they were exposed to someone with COVID-19. If this occurs to you, the organizers will offer the competitor a full refund.
  2. When not competing, competitors and spectators should attempt to socially distance whenever possibly by keeping 3 feet away from others. We also encourage you not to share puzzles with other competitors.
  3. Instead of having stationary solving we will have 2 waiting areas for competitors when competing. We ask that you try to social distance whenever possibe by keeping 3 feet away from others.
  4. Regardless of the system used, after every attempt, rather than the judge putting the puzzle in the cover, the competitor is asked to put the puzzle into the cover at the end of the attempt. The judge will only put in the scorecard.

By registering for this competition you agree that you understand and will follow all the information listed above.

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

All results from the competition will be posted live on https://live.worldcubeassociation.org/

TBD

Below is a link to the waitlist for this competition. If you get off the waitlist, you will receive an email indicating that your registration was approved. The waitlist is in the order in which we received payment for your registration. Registrants on the waiting list may be accepted onto the competitor list until Friday, December 9, 2022, 11:59 PM CT. After this point, if you are still on the waitlist you will receive a full refund of your registration fee. There will be no exceptions for moving up on the waitlist.

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This is a Series Competition with Naperville Winter B 2022. You may only register for one of the two competitions. If you have already registered (with payment) For Naperville Winter B 2022 your registration for this competition will be rejected.

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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