New York New Year 2023


Date
Dec 31, 2022 - Jan 1, 2023
City
Poughkeepsie, New York, United States
Venue

Holiday Inn Poughkeepsie

Address
2170 South Rd, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Details

Grand Ballroom

Contact
Organization team
Organizer
Empire State Cubing
WCA Delegates
Alex Cohen, Evan Liu, James Quinn, Lauren Phung, and Will Russo
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 Competition Procedures tab.

All competitors must read the COVID Safety tab before registering, as proof of full vaccination or a negative test will be required. Competitors may bring at most one guest.

Please note that this competition will take place from 4pm on New Year's Eve (December 31, 2022) to 2am on New Year's Day (January 1, 2023).

Events
Number of times bookmarked
38
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 140 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $35 (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 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.
Spectators are only permitted as companions of competitors.

Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 24 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 4:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:45.00
6x6x6 Cube Final Bo1 / Mo3 8:00.00 1 attempt to get < 3:30.00
7x7x7 Cube Final Bo1 / Mo3 10:00.00 1 attempt to get < 4:30.00
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2 / Ao5 2:00.00 2 attempts to get < 40.00 Top 24 advance to next round
Final Ao5 2:00.00
Clock Final Bo2 / Ao5 1:00.00 2 attempts to get < 20.00
Megaminx Final Bo2 / Ao5 4:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:45.00

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Schedule for Saturday (December 31, 2022)

From 03:45 PM
To 04:00 PM
Registration
Grand Ballroom
From 04:00 PM
To 04:15 PM
Tutorial for new competitors
Grand Ballroom
From 04:15 PM
To 05:45 PM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Grand Ballroom
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 24 advance to next round
From 05:45 PM
To 06:45 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed First round
Grand Ballroom
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 40.00
Proceed
Top 24 advance to next round
From 06:45 PM
To 07:45 PM
6x6x6 Cube Final
Grand Ballroom
Format
Bo1 / Mo3
Time limit
8:00.00
Cutoff
1 attempt to get < 3:30.00
From 07:45 PM
To 08:30 PM
Dinner
Grand Ballroom
From 08:30 PM
To 09:45 PM
5x5x5 Cube Final
Grand Ballroom
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
4:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:45.00
From 09:45 PM
To 10:45 PM
7x7x7 Cube Final
Grand Ballroom
Format
Bo1 / Mo3
Time limit
10:00.00
Cutoff
1 attempt to get < 4:30.00
From 10:45 PM
To 11:15 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
Grand Ballroom
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 11:15 PM
To 11:45 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed Final
Grand Ballroom
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 11:45 PM
To 12:15 AM
Awards / Ball Drop
Grand Ballroom

Schedule for Sunday (January 01, 2023)

From 12:15 AM
To 01:00 AM
Clock Final
Grand Ballroom
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 20.00
From 01:00 AM
To 02:00 AM
Megaminx Final
Grand Ballroom
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
4:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:45.00

Address:
Holiday Inn Poughkeepsie
2170 South Rd.
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Train: There are numerous Amtrak trains per day from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie train station, which is then a short drive (~10 minutes) to the venue.

Parking: The venue has plenty of free parking.

Hotels: Aside from the venue, there are many other options in Poughkeepsie, including Hyatt Place Poughkeepsie and Hampton Inn and Suites Poughkeepsie.

Food: There are several fast food restaurants within a short drive, though outside food is not permitted.

All attendees (competitors + guests) must show valid proof that they satisfy one of the following two requirements in order to be allowed in the venue:

-They are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. An individual is only considered fully vaccinated if they have received their second dose of a two-dose vaccine (Pfizer or Moderna) or their only dose of a single-dose vaccine (J&J) more than two weeks before the competition. Any dose received after Saturday, December 17th is insufficient for entrance to the competition.
OR
-They tested negative for COVID-19 within 96 hours (4 days) of the competition. The date when the test is conducted is what matters, not the date when the results are received. Any test conducted earlier than Tuesday, December 27th is insufficient for entrance to the competition.

  • Competitors may bring at most one guest.
  • Masks are recommended but optional.
  • The organizing team strongly recommends receiving a COVID-19 vaccination before competing. For information on, and finding vaccines near you, please use this website.
  • 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 New York and/or the US gets worse.
  • 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.

For First-Time Competitors

All newcomers must be familiar with the WCA Regulations before competing. This video gives a basic overview of the rules.

In addition, please read this tutorial document before coming to the competition.

For All Competitors

When you arrive, you will receive a card with personalized information detailing your events and what group you will be competing in for each event. In addition, you will also have judging/scrambling assignments on your card. Every competitor is expected to help out during the event(s) they are registered for. The card will look like the following:

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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.

Registration Process

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

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 fee of $35.00. (The registration fee is the same regardless of how many events are selected.) Your registration is not complete until you have paid the registration fee.

The competitor limit for this competition is 140. The list of approved competitors can be found by clicking "Competitors" on the left side of this webpage. If there are already 140 competitors on that list, it means the competition is full, and any future registrants will be placed on the waitlist.

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

Any requested changes to registration before 11:59 PM EST on Friday, December 23 will be honored. Your registration is not complete until your name shows up on the list.

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."

Refunds

Approved competitors who cancel their registration before 11:59 PM EST on Friday, December 23 are eligible for a refund for half (50%) of their registration cost. After this date, no refund requests will be honored. Attempting to file a chargeback for the registration fee will lead to being blacklisted from future WCA events.

Waitlist Information

We will be keeping a waitlist for this competition. To secure a place on the waitlist once 140 competitors have paid, simply pay the registration fee. If a competitor emails us to drop out before 11:59 PM EST on Friday, December 23, you will be notified if you are the next competitor on the waitlist. After that deadline, all remaining competitors on the waitlist will be emailed letting them know they did not get off the waitlist and will be fully refunded.

TheCubicle will be providing prizes for the Top 3 in each event!

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).

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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