Northern Colorado Spring 2020


Date
Mar 28, 2020
City
Greeley, Colorado, United States
Venue

Frontier Academy Secondary School

Address
6530 W 16th St, Greeley, CO 80634
Details

Come in West doors through GYM entrance, follow signs to gym.

Organizers
Raymond Castillo and Tristan Steeves
WCA Delegate
Bradley Sampson
Contact
thecubeshepherd@comcast.net, raymoscastillo@gmail.com, bsampson@worldcubeassociation.org
Download all the competition's details as PDF here.
Information

The venue can hold 90 competitors, but it would still be nice overall to keep guest to 2-3 per competitor. Be sure to register early to guarantee a spot in the competition!

The school does have free WiFi.

Events
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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 90 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $20 (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 75% of your registration fee.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.
Spectators can attend for free.

Registration requirements listed here are for this competition only. Other competitions may have different registration requirements.

How to Withdraw/Alter Registration

Registered competitors withdraw/alter their registration by emailing the organisation team (via the contact link above) the following:
1. Statement of intent to withdraw/alter registration.
2. Changes to registration (if applicable).
3. Name (and WCA ID, if applicable) of the competitor.

Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 32 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 2:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:15.00 Top 10 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Megaminx Combined Final Bo2 / Ao5 3:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
Pyraminx Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 20.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Skewb Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 20.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00

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Schedule for Saturday (March 28, 2020)

From 07:45 AM
To 08:00 AM
Registration
Gym
From 08:00 AM
To 08:15 AM
Tutorial for new competitors
Gym
From 08:15 AM
To 09:15 AM
Skewb Combined First round
Gym
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 20.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 09:15 AM
To 10:30 AM
4x4x4 Cube Combined First round
Gym
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:15.00
Proceed
Top 10 advance to next round
From 10:30 AM
To 12:00 PM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Gym
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 32 advance to next round
From 12:00 PM
To 12:45 PM
Lunch
Gym
From 12:45 PM
To 02:00 PM
2x2x2 Cube First round
Gym
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 02:00 PM
To 03:00 PM
Megaminx Combined Final
Gym
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
3:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
From 03:00 PM
To 03:30 PM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
Gym
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 03:30 PM
To 04:30 PM
Pyraminx Combined First round
Gym
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 20.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 04:30 PM
To 04:45 PM
2x2x2 Cube Final
Gym
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 04:45 PM
To 05:00 PM
Skewb Final
Gym
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 05:00 PM
To 05:15 PM
4x4x4 Cube Final
Gym
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 05:15 PM
To 05:30 PM
Pyraminx Final
Gym
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 05:30 PM
To 05:45 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
Gym
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 05:45 PM
To 06:00 PM
Awards
Gym

Location
Frontier Academy Secondary School
6530 W 16th St
Greeley, CO 80634
Come in West doors through GYM entrance, follow signs to gym.

Airport
The Denver International Airport is the closest major airport. It is about an hour to the south.

Food
The venue will be providing food through consessions. There will be breakfast, lunch, snack, and drink options available. Outside of the venue right down the street is a local Wing Shack (Wings) and Bulldog Deli (Pizza and Sandwiches). Chick-Fil-A, Goodtimes, and Dairy Queen are also a few minutes away.

This event is open to cubers of any age and experience. For those of you new to cubing, welcome! We just ask that you know a couple things before coming to compete...

First, please be familiar with the WCA Regulations, found here.

Below we have put a video made specifically for new cubers, just to show them the basics of competing. This video will explain most of what a first timer will need to know, but they should still be familiar with all the regulations.

FAQ:
Q: Are there any restrictions on competing?
A: Nope! Anyone of any skill can compete in this competition, including first-timers. As long as you know how to solve the cube, go ahead and sign up!

Q: Do spectators have to pay?
A: No! All spectators are let into building for free.

Q: Do I use my own cube to compete?
A: Yes! You are responsible for your own hardware in order to compete.

Q: How do I find results?
A: All results are posted on the WCA page a couple of days after the competition finishes. However, for the day of competing, go to wca.link/live to find information about current events.

Q: Why am I not on the registration list yet?
A: When you register, make sure you have paid the registration fee. Afterwards, your registration must then be manually accepted, so please wait at least 24 hours before contacting us. You should receive an email when your registration is accepted.

Q: What is the normal age of competitors at these events?
A: All ages are welcome, but in general competitors are between 10 and 20 years old. Don't let this stop you though, everyone can cube!

Q: Are there age divisions?
A: No! All competitors are on an equal playing field.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us by using the contact links on the general info page!

Please fill out the form below if you would like to be part of the volunteer staff at the Northern Colorado Spring 2020 competition:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd5MzCMNJmtebNfm5QI59eTk3FnLqHcAR2D0mRVJMf9StK7Ew/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1

Filling out this application does not guarantee that you will be a part of the staff. The staff will be chosen and notified by the organizers.

The sponsor for this competition will be announced a later time.

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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).

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.