Pittsburgh Spring 2023
- Apr 1, 2023
- Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
- 1000 Fort Duquesne Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Meeting Rooms 403-405
- Organization team
- AJ Kamal, Christopher Chi, Evan Liu, and Stephen Griggs
- WCA Delegates
- Evan Liu and Stephen Griggs
- Download all the competition's details as PDF .
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 Information tab.
- Main event
- Competitor limit
- Number of times bookmarked
- Registration period
Online registration opened and closed .
- 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 80 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $30 (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.
Registration is not complete until payment of the registration fee is made.
|6x6x6 Cube||Final||Bo1 / Mo3||8:00.00||1 attempt to get < 3:30.00|
|7x7x7 Cube||Final||Bo1 / Mo3||8:00.00||1 attempt to get < 4:30.00|
|3x3x3 Blindfolded||Final||Bo3||10:00.00 cumulative *|
|Clock||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||1:00.00||2 attempts to get < 20.00||Top 12 advance to next round|
|Megaminx||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||4:00.00||2 attempts to get < 1:45.00||Top 12 advance to next round|
|Skewb||First round||Ao5||1:00.00||Top 12 advance to next round|
|Square-1||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||1:30.00||2 attempts to get < 40.00||Top 12 advance to next round|
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Schedule for Saturday (April 01, 2023)
David L. Lawrence Convention Center
1000 Fort Duquesne Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Plane: The closest airport is Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT). It is a 20 minute drive away by car, or 1 hour away via bus route 28X (Airport Flyer).
See here for more detailed driving directions.
Bus/Train: The Pittsburgh Megabus stop is in fact right under the convention center, and the Amtrak and Greyhound stations are not much farther, only a 5 minute walk away.
Parking: There are many parking options downtown, including the convention center's own garage. See ParkPGH for all parking options, real-time availability, and detailed costs.
Hotels: The Courtyard by Marriott Pittsburgh Downtown is right next to the convention center, and there are many other options both downtown and in the surrounding area/suburbs.
Lunch/Dinner: There are several fast food restaurants in the immediate vicinity and an even higher number of choices at Market Square, a 10-minute walk from the convention center.
ALL COMPETITORS MUST READ THIS TAB BEFORE REGISTERING
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 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:
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.
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 $30.00. (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 80. The list of approved competitors can be found by clicking "Competitors" on the left side of this webpage. If there are already 80 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 7:00 PM EDT on Sunday, March 26 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."
Approved competitors who cancel their registration before 7:00 PM EDT on Sunday, March 26 are eligible for a refund for 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.
We will be keeping a waitlist for this competition. To secure a place on the waitlist once 80 competitors have paid, simply pay the registration fee. If a competitor emails us to drop out before 7:00 PM EDT on Sunday, March 26, 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.
If you get off the waitlist, you will receive an email indicating that your registration was approved. If you are still on the waitlist on Sunday, March 26th at 7:00 PM EDT, you will receive a full refund of your registration fee.
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).
The result to beat to proceed to the second phase of a cutoff round (see Regulation 9g).
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.