New Hope Open Winter 2019


Date
Jan 20, 2019
City
New Hope, Pennsylvania, United States
Venue

The Event Center

Address
46 N Sugan Rd, New Hope, PA 18938
Details

Behind the New Hope Eagle Fire station

Organizer
Luigi Soriano
WCA Delegate
Dana Yi
Contact
luigirdsoriano@yahoo.com, dyi@worldcubeassociation.org
Information

5x5 Final and Square-1 Final (second rounds) are TENATIVE. This means time-permitting, we will add these events, otherwise, the schedule will follow what is listed under the "Schedule" tab.

Events
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.
There is a competitor limit of 130 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $25 (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 100% of your registration fee.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.
Spectators can attend for free.

There is no age limit or requirement to compete.
You must pre-pay, in full, in order to be accepted to compete in any events. No at-door registration or payment.
A confirmation email will be sent to you when your registration has been accepted.
In order to be registered for this competition, you must register before the competitior limit is reached. If the capacity is never reached, full registration and payment must be made before the deadline.

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
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 1:00.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00
5x5x5 Cube Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 3:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:45.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Combined Final Bo2 / Ao5 3:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:45.00
7x7x7 Cube Combined Final Bo1 / Mo3 6:00.00 1 attempt to get < 4:30.00
Pyraminx Final Ao5 1:00.00
Square-1 Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 1:00.00 2 attempts to get < 30.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo3 1:00:00.00 cumulative *

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Schedule for Sunday (January 20, 2019)

From 08:15 AM
To 08:30 AM
Tutorial for new competitors
Main Ballroom
From 08:30 AM
To 10:00 AM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Main Ballroom
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 48 advance to next round
From 10:00 AM
To 11:30 AM
2x2x2 Cube First round
Main Ballroom
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
1:00.00
Proceed
Top 16 advance to next round
From 11:30 AM
To 12:30 PM
Lunch
Main Ballroom
From 11:30 AM
To 12:30 PM
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final
Main Ballroom
Format
Best of 3
Time limit
1:00:00.00 cumulative *
From 12:30 PM
To 01:30 PM
Square-1 Combined First round
Main Ballroom
Format
Best of 2 / Average of 5
Time limit
1:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 30.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 01:30 PM
To 02:15 PM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
Main Ballroom
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 16 advance to next round
From 02:15 PM
To 03:30 PM
Pyraminx Final
Main Ballroom
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
1:00.00
From 03:30 PM
To 04:30 PM
5x5x5 Cube Combined First round
Main Ballroom
Format
Best of 2 / Average of 5
Time limit
3:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:45.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 04:30 PM
To 05:30 PM
7x7x7 Cube Combined Final
Main Ballroom
Format
Best of 1 / Mean of 3
Time limit
6:00.00
Cutoff
1 attempt to get < 4:30.00
From 05:30 PM
To 05:45 PM
2x2x2 Cube Final
Main Ballroom
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
1:00.00
From 05:45 PM
To 06:00 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
Main Ballroom
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 06:00 PM
To 06:30 PM
Awards/Cleanup
Main Ballroom

We will be having a tentative Round 2 of 5x5x2 and Round 2 of Square-1, with preference in that order. One or both of these rounds will be added to the competition if we get ahead of schedule, and these will be held prior to the 2x2x2 cube final.

No refunds will be given after January 5, 2019
On the Waiting List
You are on the waiting list if you registered, but have not payed. Your spot is not guaranteed. If you pay, it is possible that you will be able to secure a spot in the competition if someone else drops out. If you are unable to secure a spot, the fee will be refunded.

First-time Competitors:
* Read through this document before the competition to learn how to judge and compete. Huge thanks to Olivér Perge and Niki Placskó for providing this information.
* Watch this video to learn the procedure for competing.
* Be familiar with the WCA Regulations

All Competitors:
For each event you sign up for, you will be assigned a staffing role (Judging or Running) prior to the competition. All competitors will be expected to arrive in time for their scheduled event to help out. This is seperate from being on the competition staff.

Travel
The venue is located behind the New Hope Eagle Volunteer Fire Company building. Please enter through the door that has a cubing sign next to it.

Food
Food will NOT be provided at this competition, although there are several food options within a five minute drive of the venue.

TBD!

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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 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.