CubingUSA Northeast Championship 2018


Date
Jun 2 - 3, 2018
City
Stamford, Connecticut, United States
Venue

Hilton Stamford Hotel & Executive Meeting Center

Address
1 First Stamford Place, Stamford, Connecticut, 06902, USA
Details

More information will be provided as we work with the venue

Organizers
JP Bulman, Kian Barry, and Matthew McMillan
WCA Delegate
Matthew McMillan
Contact

wca@matthewmcmillan.me

Competitor Limit
350
Entry Fee
$55 (United States Dollar)
Information

This is the very first Northeast Championship by CubingUSA. Please be sure to check out the Travel tab for travel information, and check the registration requirements below for information on how to register. If you're interested in helping staff this competition, please fill out the form in the Staff Application tab.

Events
Competitors
150
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
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You must register on this website (on the registration page), and pay the $55 registration fee that it should prompt you for upon registration. We have a strict limit of 350 competitors, and we will not be offering refunds. There is no waitlist for this competition. Please contact matt@cubingusa.org if you have any questions or need help.

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Rowe Hessler 6.93 8.66 United States 8.718.336.9310.208.94
2x2x2 Cube Daniel Rose-Levine 1.28 2.14 United States DNF1.282.971.671.79
4x4x4 Cube Daniel Rose-Levine 30.35 31.68 United States 40.5931.1632.5531.3230.35
5x5x5 Cube Brandon Nunez 54.23 57.53 United States 54.2355.101:03.1756.811:00.68
6x6x6 Cube Aryan Kejriwal 1:44.80 1:47.19 United States 1:49.531:44.801:47.24
7x7x7 Cube Aryan Kejriwal 2:25.10 2:34.32 United States 2:44.512:25.102:33.34
3x3x3 Blindfolded Corey Sakowski 58.57 DNF United States DNF1:14.0058.57
3x3x3 One-Handed Justin Mallari 10.04 11.84 United States 10.0410.8715.1312.3612.30
Clock Livia Kleiner 7.59 8.29 United States 8.538.088.637.598.26
Megaminx Alexei Sinyavin 43.93 44.76 United States 46.0843.9344.1745.2144.91
Pyraminx Livia Kleiner 3.07 3.30 United States 5.623.113.173.073.61
Skewb Daniel Rose-Levine 2.58 3.46 United States 5.223.402.583.783.21
Square-1 Tommy Szeliga 7.25 9.37 United States 8.159.417.2511.6510.55
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 96 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 32 advance to next round
Semi Final 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 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 2:15.00 2 attempts to get < 1:15.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
5x5x5 Cube Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 3:15.00 2 attempts to get < 2:15.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
6x6x6 Cube Combined First round Bo1 / Mo3 6:15.00 1 attempt to get < 4:00.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Mo3 10:00.00
7x7x7 Cube Combined First round Bo1 / Mo3 7:30.00 1 attempt to get < 5:45.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Mo3 10:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3 10:00.00
3x3x3 One-Handed Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 1:30.00 2 attempts to get < 45.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Clock Final Ao5 10:00.00
Megaminx Combined Final Bo2 / Ao5 3:45.00 2 attempts to get < 2:30.00
Pyraminx First round Ao5 30.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Skewb First round Ao5 30.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Square-1 Combined Final Bo2 / Ao5 1:30.00 2 attempts to get < 45.00

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 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.

The Hilton Stamford Hotel & Executive Meeting Center is located in Stamford, CT. It is accessible through the Stamford train station, or off of interstate 95. It is near several airports - Westchester County Airport (25 minutes), La Guardia Airport (45 minutes), or JFK (55 minutes). Parking is available at the hotel at a rate of $17/day.

The competition will take place at the Hilton Stamford Hotel & Executive Meeting Center. Anyone wishing to book a room can call the hotel and mention that they are with Northeast Championships, or go online and use the code 'CUB'. Please note that there are a limited number of rooms, so once they are all booked, you will either need to book a room at the regular rate or find other accommodations.

The hotel website can be found here: http://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/connecticut/hilton-stamford-hotel-and-executive-meeting-center-BDRSTHF/index.html

Hotel address and phone:

1 FIRST STAMFORD PLACE, STAMFORD, CONNECTICUT, 06902, USA
TEL: +1-203-967-2222 FAX: +1-203-967-3475

If you’re interested in staffing, please fill out this form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfpTDVpwagYphvxQvtNQlliU-MLjDE6FdkoaiKEqp_zyt9rKQ/viewform?usp=sf_link.

Staff will be provided free accomodation if they so choose (this is a question on the staff application), and will also be provided with free lunch both days of the competition. Registration for staff is also free.

Staff who fill out the form before Saturday (4/28) will be notified before Saturday (4/28) regarding whether or not they have been selected. Applicants filling out the form after Saturday will be informed on a rolling basis. It's up to you whether you want to register and pay, but we cannot guarantee you a spot if you're not selected and choose not to pay. If you do pay and are selected, you'll be refunded.

Event Number of rounds
2x2 2
3x3 4
4x4 2
5x5 2
6x6 2
7x7 2
Skewb 2
Pyraminx 2
3x3 OH 2
Megaminx 1
Square-1 1
Clock 1
3x3 Blindfolded 1

Please refer to the schedule tab for time limits, cutoffs, and the ordering of events.

CubingUSA Northeast Championship Schedule
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Day 1

Event Start time End time Duration Cutoff Time Limit Advancing Format
6x6 Round 1 8:00 8:50 0:50 4:00 6:15 16 Best of 1/Mean of 3
7x7 Round 1 8:50 9:40 0:50 5:45 7:30 16 Best of 1/Mean of 3
5x5 Combined First 9:40 10:55 1:15 2:15 3:15 16 Best of 2/Average of 5
Clock Final 10:55 11:55 1:00 0:40 1:30 n/a Best of 2/Average of 5
Lunch 11:55 12:25 0:30 n/a n/a n/a n/a
4x4 Combined First 12:25 13:25 1:00 1:15 2:15 16 Best of 2/Average of 5
3x3 Round 1 13:25 15:10 1:45 n/a 10:00 96 Best of 2/Average of 5
Pyraminx Round 1 15:10 16:25 1:15 n/a 0:30 16 Average of 5
Square-1 Combined Final 16:25 17:10 0:45 0:45 1:30 n/a Best of 2/Average of 5
4x4 Final 17:10 17:40 0:30 n/a 10:00 n/a Average of 5
6x6 Final 17:40 18:10 0:30 n/a 10:00 n/a Average of 5
7x7 Final 18:10 18:40 0:30 n/a 10:00 n/a Average of 5
Buffer 18:40 19:00 0:20 n/a n/a n/a n/a

Day 2

Event Start time End Time Duration Cutoff Time Limit Advancing Format
Skewb Round 1 8:00 9:00 1:00 n/a 0:30 16 Average of 5
Megaminx Combined Final 9:00 1:00 1:00 2:30 3:45 n/a Best of 2/Average of 5
2x2 Round 1 10:00 11:00 1:00 n/a 1:00 16 Average of 5
Pyraminx Final 11:00 11:30 0:30 n/a 10:00 n/a Average of 5
BLD Final 11:30 12:15 0:45 n/a 10 minute combined n/a Best of 3
Lunch 12:15 12:45 0:30 n/a n/a n/a n/a
3x3 Round 2 12:45 13:30 0:45 n/a 10:00 32 Average of 5
3x3 One-Handed Combined First 13:30 14:30 15:00 0:45 1:30 n/a Best of 2/Average of 5
5x5 Final 14:30 15:00 0:30 n/a 10:00 n/a Average of 5
2x2 Final 15:00 15:20 0:20 n/a 10:00 n/a Average of 5
Skewb Final 15:20 15:40 0:20 n/a 10:00 n/a Average of 5
3x3 Round 3 15:40 16:10 0:30 n/a 10:00 16 Average of 5
3x3 One-Handed Final 16:10 16:30 0:20 n/a 10:00 n/a Average of 5
3x3 Final 16:30 18:00 1:30 n/a 10:00 n/a Average of 5
Awards and cleanup 18:00 19:00 1:00 n/a 10:00 n/a n/a

All cutoffs for mean of 3 events (6x6 and 7x7) are in best of 1 format, while cutoffs for average of 5 events (all other events) are in best of 2 format.

Please note that the schedule, cutoffs, and time limits are subject to change.

We will recognize competitors as Northeast Champions if they place first in an event and are from one of the following areas:
Maine
New Hampshire
Vermont
New York
Massachusetts
Connecticut
Rhode Island
New Jersey
Pennsylvania
Delaware
Maryland
West Virginia
Virginia
Washington, D.C.

If you believe that you have a chance at becoming a champion, please bring something to verify your residency (a driver's license, school ID, etc.)

More information regarding eligibility can be found here.

We would like to give a huge Thank You to TheCubicle.us for being a special partner of CubingUSA Northeastern Championship 2018!

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TheCubicle will be providing $2,640 in prize money as well as vending services. Be sure to check them out at the competition and on their website and social media pages!

Website: https://thecubicle.us/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheCubicle.us
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thecubicle.us
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/ThecubicleUs

Groups for the competition can be found here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1vJ-6dMn-VkuBo__9HVcHMUFot-YtJiYt/view?usp=sharing. Please listen for announcements to know what stage you will be on.

You can find a summary of all of the groups here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1pRdeFp-Z2xGpNnC2o6N0BqxrwJkvfvGg/view?usp=sharing.

If you're not familiar with how to judge, please ask a staff member during your judging assignment.