Slow N Steady Fall 2021


Date
Nov 20, 2021
City
College Park, Maryland, United States
Venue

Adele H. Stamp Student Union

Address
3100 Adele H. Stamp Student Union, College Park, MD 20742
Details

Grand Ballroom

Contact
Organization team
Organizers
Adam Gradess, Jonathan Lin, Sean Belke, and Will Callan
WCA Delegates
Corey Sakowski, Keaton Ellis, and Lauren Phung
Download all the competition's details as PDF here.
Information

We will be holding an unofficial FTO (Face-Turning Octahedron) competition during lunch. Competitors can only participate in this unofficial event if they are registered for the competiton.

3x3x3 One-handed may have a potential second round if Megaminx Round 1 is completed by 4:15pm.

Events
Main event
Competitors
180
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
This competition is over, click here to display the registration requirements it used.
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 200 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $15 (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 100% 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 by contacting the organization team.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.


Free for UMD students, faculty, and staff. Unfortunately, we can no longer waive registration for alumni.
Please keep in mind that registrations are approved manually after payment, so your registration may not be approved immediately.
Your registration is not complete until your registration fee has been paid.
All competitiors must read the "Competitor Information" tab.
Any requested changes to registration before registration closes will be honored.

WAITLIST INFORMATION:
If the competitor limit of 200 has been reached, you can still register and pay the registration fee to secure a spot on the waitlist. During the registration period, any competitor can cancel their registration and allow the first person on the waitlist to take their spot. If you find that you cannot make it to the competition after registering, please contact us so that we can maximize attendance.
All registrants still on the waitlist after the registration period will have their registrations deleted, and will be fully refunded.

COVID-19 SAFETY INFORMATION:
Competitors may bring at most one guest. This will be checked at the entrance of the competition.

An indoor mask mandate is in effect at the county level by Prince George's County. Competitors and/or guests that do not comply with the indoor mask mandate will be asked to leave the venue. If the guest of a minor is asked to leave, the minor will also be asked to leave and be disqualified from the current round of the competition.

All attendees (competitors + guests) must show valid proof of at least one of the following two requirements to be allowed in the venue:
1) They are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. To clarify, 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, November 6th is insufficient for entrance to the competition.
OR
2) 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, November 16th is insufficient for entrance to the competition.
Along with a full vaccination or negative test document, a valid ID must be shown and checked at the registration desk on the day of the competition. Any proof sent electronically to the organizers and/or delegates prior to the competition will not be accepted.

Highlights
Click here to display the highlights of the competition.

Ray Bai won with an average of 7.10 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Christopher Sun finished second (7.49) and Carson Widjaja finished third (7.59).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Ray Bai 6.59 7.10 United States 7.759.316.926.596.63
6x6x6 Cube Jinseo Hong 1:41.74 1:45.28 Republic of Korea 1:41.741:47.021:47.07
3x3x3 Blindfolded Liam Chen 19.04 DNF United States 19.8219.04DNF
3x3x3 One-Handed Shaun Mack 9.50 12.66 United States 11.699.5013.7913.5012.79
Megaminx Ray Bai 39.33 43.16 United States 48.8639.8642.7339.3346.88
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 64 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
6x6x6 Cube Final Bo1 / Mo3 5:00.00 1 attempt to get < 3:30.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3 10:00.00 cumulative *
3x3x3 One-Handed Final Bo2 / Ao5 1:10.00 2 attempts to get < 30.00
Megaminx Final Bo2 / Ao5 3:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:30.00

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Schedule for Saturday (November 20, 2021)

From 08:30 AM
To 09:00 AM
Registration
Grand Ballroom - Black Stage
From 09:00 AM
To 09:30 AM
New Competitor Tutorial
Grand Ballroom - Black Stage
From 09:30 AM
To 11:15 AM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Grand Ballroom - Black Stage
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 64 advance to next round
From 09:30 AM
To 11:15 AM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Grand Ballroom - Gold Stage
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 64 advance to next round
From 11:15 AM
To 12:30 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed Final
Grand Ballroom - Black Stage
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
1:10.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 30.00
From 11:15 AM
To 12:30 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed Final
Grand Ballroom - Gold Stage
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
1:10.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 30.00
From 12:30 PM
To 01:15 PM
Lunch
Grand Ballroom - Black Stage
From 12:30 PM
To 01:15 PM
Extra Event: Face-Turning Octahedron
Grand Ballroom - Black Stage
From 01:15 PM
To 02:15 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final
Grand Ballroom - Black Stage
Format
Bo3
Time limit
10:00.00 cumulative *
From 01:15 PM
To 02:15 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final
Grand Ballroom - Gold Stage
Format
Bo3
Time limit
10:00.00 cumulative *
From 02:15 PM
To 03:15 PM
6x6x6 Cube Final
Grand Ballroom - Black Stage
Format
Bo1 / Mo3
Time limit
5:00.00
Cutoff
1 attempt to get < 3:30.00
From 02:15 PM
To 03:15 PM
6x6x6 Cube Final
Grand Ballroom - Gold Stage
Format
Bo1 / Mo3
Time limit
5:00.00
Cutoff
1 attempt to get < 3:30.00
From 03:15 PM
To 03:45 PM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
Grand Ballroom - Black Stage
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 16 advance to next round
From 03:15 PM
To 03:45 PM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
Grand Ballroom - Gold Stage
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 16 advance to next round
From 03:45 PM
To 04:45 PM
Megaminx Final
Grand Ballroom - Black Stage
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
3:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:30.00
From 03:45 PM
To 04:45 PM
Megaminx Final
Grand Ballroom - Gold Stage
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
3:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:30.00
From 04:45 PM
To 05:00 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
Grand Ballroom - Black Stage
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 05:00 PM
To 05:15 PM
Awards
Grand Ballroom - Black Stage

Getting to Campus

Note that if you are coming by public transportation, the Green Line Metro stop is not on campus. You will need to take the Shuttle-UM 104 bus from the stop to campus. Please factor this into to your travel time when planning to come to the venue.

Parking the day of the competition will be restricted due to a football game. Participants can find on-street parking throughout campus, or park in two lots Terrapin Trail Garage and Mowatt Lane Garage, which can both be found on this parking map (6 and U2 in the Parking Directory). Click here for more parking info and to purchase a permit before the competition.

NOTE: The competition is being held in the Grand Ballroom . The Grand Ballroom is located on the first floor on this map.

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/running 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.

There is no official hotel for this competition, and no room blocks will be offered. Below are suggestions for lodging in the area.

There are multiple hotels located on Route 1(Best Western, Hampton Inn, Cambria Hotel, College Park Marriott, and more) located less than five minutes away from the venue. These are not an exclusive list of hotels, nor are these hotels affiliated with, sponsoring, or holding special accommodations for this competition.

Private lodging sites such as AirBnB also offer options in the area.

If you are interested in staff, please fill out the following form.

NOTE: ALL COMPETITORS MUST PAY THE $15 REGISTRATION FEE. If you are selected for staff, you will be refunded the registration fee AFTER the competition has ended.

Staff members will be provided with free registration and lunch for the competition.

Final staff decisions will be made after registration closes.

This competition is sponsored by TheCubicle! Check out their site for cubes, accessories, apparel, and more!

Podium winners of the competition will receive gift cards to TheCubicle.

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Face-Turning Octahedron (FTO) will be held with the help of Extra Events.

We will have one round of FTO during lunch, as seen on the schedule. Only those who register for the competition normally may register for the event.

Regulations for extra events at the EE website can be found here.

There is no additional registration cost for competing in FTO, but you must have an approved registration on the WCA website before registering. Registration for the event will close on November 12, 2021, 7:00 AM local time.

Additional information for this event:

  • Format: Average of 5
  • Time Limit: 4:00.00
  • Cutoff: Best of 2 < 2:00.00
  • Competitor Limit: 20

Register for FTO using this link.

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).
A cumulative time limit may be enforced (see Regulation A1a2).

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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