Puget Sound Fall 2019
- Sep 21, 2019
- Tacoma, Washington, United States
- 1500 N Warner Street Tacoma, Washington 98416
Upper Marshall Hall
- Organization team
- Matthew Dickman
- WCA Delegates
- Cailyn Hoover, Jason White, and Matthew Dickman
- Download all the competition's details as PDF .
This competition is recognized as an official World Cube Association competition. Therefore, all competitors should be familiar with the WCA regulations. If you are new to competing, please refer to the "Competitor Responsibilities" tab.
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- Main event
- Registration period
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There is a competitor limit of 85 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $17 (United States Dollar).
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Max Siauw won with an average of 7.31 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Asher Kim-Magierek finished second (7.75) and Ethan Rusnak finished third (8.00).
|3x3x3 Cube||Max Siauw||6.70||7.31||United States||6.70||8.32||6.73||6.89||11.27|
|Megaminx||Max Siauw||46.84||52.53||United States||54.46||57.97||53.46||46.84||49.68|
|Pyraminx||Sameer Aggarwal||2.32||2.87||United States||4.75||3.80||2.47||2.32||2.35|
|Skewb||Kyle Van Straaten||2.76||4.13||Canada||4.36||3.74||5.38||2.76||4.28|
|Square-1||Aiden Bartlett||6.40||8.83||United States||8.10||13.16||6.40||7.89||10.51|
|4x4x4 Blindfolded||Jason White||3:46.28||DNF||United States||3:46.28||DNF||4:23.22|
|3x3x3 Cube||First round||Ao5||10:00.00||Top 40 advance to next round|
|Second round||Ao5||10:00.00||Top 16 advance to next round|
|Megaminx||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||4:30.00||2 attempts to get < 2:50.00||Top 8 advance to next round|
|Pyraminx||First round||Ao5||2:00.00||Top 36 advance to next round|
|Second round||Ao5||2:00.00||Top 12 advance to next round|
|Skewb||First round||Ao5||2:00.00||Top 36 advance to next round|
|Second round||Ao5||2:00.00||Top 12 advance to next round|
|Square-1||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||10:00.00||2 attempts to get < 50.00||Top 8 advance to next round|
|4x4x4 Blindfolded||Final||Bo3||45:00.00 cumulative *|
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Schedule for Saturday (September 21, 2019)
ALL COMPETITORS MUST READ THIS TAB BEFORE REGISTERING.
When you arrive, you will receive a card/nametag with personalized information detailing your events and what group you will be competing in for each event. In addition, you will also receive staffing assignments. All competitors are expected to help at this competition. For each event you sign up for, you will be assigned to help out for just one group of that event. 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.
We will provide a judging tutorial at the beginning of the day, right before the start of Megaminx Round 1, as well as one at the end of lunch, right before 3x3 Round 1. This will allow anyone with questions about how to judge to be properly prepared when they are expected to help. We hope that this system will fairly divide up the judging of the competition and make the competition run smoothly for all.
For those of you new to cubing, WELCOME!
We wanted to let you know this event is perfectly fine for cubers of ANY age and experience. We just ask you know a couple things before coming to compete...
First, please be familiar with the WCA Regulations and Guidelines, found below:
This video will explain most of what any cuber competing for the first time will need to know.
In addition, please read this document before coming to the competition to learn about the procedures for judging and competing:
If you are stoked to compete and ready to sign up, head over to the registration tab, click register, and fill out the information it asks for. This will help you get set up the WCA's system and one step closer to your first official solve!
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
Q: Do I use my own cube to compete?
A: YES! You are responsible for your own hardware in order to compete. This means you should bring your own cube, or arrange to borrow a cube from a friend.
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 and should cube!
Q: What do I do when I walk in?
A: There is NO CHECK-IN. If you registered online, just have fun and hang out with other cubers. We will be calling people up, so just wait for your name/group to be announced.
Q: How do I find results?
A: All results are posted on the WCA page within a week after the competition finishes. However, for the day of competing, go to Cubecomps.com to find information about current events. This is also where you will find information about 2nd and 3rd rounds of events. Remember, the results are entered by a human so please be patient if you do not see your results immediately.
Q: Why am I not on the registration list yet?
A: Make sure you pay you entrance fee in order to be placed on the registered list, which will also guarantee you a spot in the competition. If payment may be any issue, or you are not sure if you can attend, use the contact button to talk to us, and see if we can work out another payment strategy, or have you pay on arrival at the compeition. No matter what you situation may be however, please register online. ** For most competitions, you may only compete if you have registered online and paid before the deadline.**
Q: Are there age divisions?
A: Nope! All competitors compete together.
Q: Can I have fun at this event?
A: HECK YES! Cubing is amazing, and we sincerely hope you enjoy the competition!
Location on Campus: Upper Marshall Hall, which is located in the Wheelock Student Center. There will be signs leading you to the venue once you get to
the Wheelock Student Center. If you have been to the past competitions here, it is the usual location.
Airport: The closest airport is Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA).
Train: Amtrak will land you in Tacoma Amtrak Station
More information can be found at http://www.amtrak.com/northwest-train-routes
Directions to University of Puget Sound:
From Seattle, WA to University of Puget Sound
From Portland, OR to University of Puget Sound
Below is the campus map. The competition is being held in the Wheelock Student Center, which is #54 located right by the campus Main Entrance, on the bottom right. Please park in P1.
This competition will be sponsored by TheCubicle! They will be providing gift-card prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in every event. If you haven't checked out their store already, I highly recommend you do! They will not be selling puzzles onsite. To be redirected to their site, either click HERE or the logo below!
If the competitior limit has been reached, any registrations made after that fulfill the registration requirements will be added to the waitlist below:
If you have paid the registration fee, your name should be added to the list above. As competitors drop their registrations, we will accept people from the waitlist on a first-come first-serve basis. This waiting list is not automatic, so it will be udpated manually. If you just registered, paid your fee, and don't see your name on the waitlist yet, please do not contact us immediately. This will be updated every few days manually.
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.