Spindletop 2021


Date
Aug 7, 2021
City
Beaumont, Texas, United States
Venue

Monsignor Kelly Catholic High School Gymnasium

Address
5950 Kelly Dr, Beaumont, TX 77707
Details

The competition will be held in the Centennial Gymnasium.

Contact

Spindletop Organizers

Organizer
Zachary White
WCA Delegates
Cady Shields, Jacob Ambrose, Katie Hull, Nancy Hartman, and Zachary White
Download all the competition's details as PDF here.
Information

*Please review the COVID precautions tab for information regarding the steps taken to increase competitor safety at this competition.
*Please review the competitor information tab before the competition.
*Please review the other tabs for more information on the competition.

Events
Main event
Number of times bookmarked
33
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 50 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 95% 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.
Spectators can attend for free.

Registrations must be accepted manually, so if you do not see your name on the competitor's list within a business day, then please contact the organizers to resolve the issue.

Registrations may be deferred due to:
- Incorrect date of birth
- Incorrect name
- Representing a foreign country and not providing documentation
In all of the above cases, the organizers will email you before accepting the registration to confirm the information provided.

After the competitor limit has been reached, you may still pay and be put on a waiting list. If you are first on the waitlist and someone cancels their registration, then you will receive an email from the organizers. You must reply to the email and confirm your registration within 24 hours of receiving the email to compete. If no response is heard from you, the next person on the waiting list will be offered your spot. After the competition, all competitors on the waiting list will receive a refund for the registration cost minus tax. Registrants on the waiting list may be accepted onto the competitor's list until Wednesday, August 4, 2021, 7:00 PM CST.

Due to COVID-19 we are limiting 1 guest per competitor. If you are able to attend by yourself (older than 16 years old), we recommend not having guests.

Due to COVID-19 we will not be accepting event changes during the competition. If you wish to change which events you are registered for, please contact the organization team prior to Saturday, July 31, 2021, 7:00 PM CST.

Staff members will have a refunded registration fee. However, when registering, please PAY to reserve your spot at the competition. You will be refunded afterwards.

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 1:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00
4x4x4 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 4:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:30.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 4:00.00
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 5:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:30.00
6x6x6 Cube Final Bo1 / Mo3 10:00.00 1 attempt to get < 6:00.00
7x7x7 Cube Final Bo1 / Mo3 10:00.00 1 attempt to get < 7:00.00
Clock Final Ao5 1:00.00

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Schedule for Saturday (August 07, 2021)

From 08:00 AM
To 08:15 AM
Tutorial for new competitors
Gymnasium
From 08:15 AM
To 09:30 AM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Gymnasium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 32 advance to next round
From 09:30 AM
To 10:30 AM
2x2x2 Cube First round
Gymnasium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 10:30 AM
To 11:30 AM
4x4x4 Cube First round
Gymnasium
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
4:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:30.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 11:30 AM
To 12:15 PM
Lunch
Gymnasium
From 12:15 PM
To 01:00 PM
Clock Final
Gymnasium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
From 01:00 PM
To 02:20 PM
5x5x5 Cube Final
Gymnasium
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
5:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 2:30.00
From 02:20 PM
To 03:20 PM
6x6x6 Cube Final
Gymnasium
Format
Bo1 / Mo3
Time limit
10:00.00
Cutoff
1 attempt to get < 6:00.00
From 03:20 PM
To 04:05 PM
7x7x7 Cube Final
Gymnasium
Format
Bo1 / Mo3
Time limit
10:00.00
Cutoff
1 attempt to get < 7:00.00
From 04:05 PM
To 04:55 PM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
Gymnasium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 04:55 PM
To 05:15 PM
4x4x4 Cube Final
Gymnasium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
4:00.00
From 05:15 PM
To 05:30 PM
2x2x2 Cube Final
Gymnasium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
From 05:30 PM
To 05:45 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
Gymnasium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 05:45 PM
To 06:00 PM
Awards
Gymnasium

Important Links (to come soon)

Group Sheet
Live Results

All Competitors

  • Please try to arrive at least 30 minutes early for the events you are competing in to ensure that you are on time for that event.
  • We will use regulation 9p3) as much as we can. So if you do not arrive to compete by the time the event is starting, your spot may be given up the next competitor in the rankings.
  • To keep the competition running on time and to ensure we can keep all events we will be requiring competitors to also judge. Pay attention to the group assignment sheet - If you are in the first group of an event you will then judge the second group, if in the second group you will judge the third group and so on - if you are in the last group you will judge the first group. This is essential to keep the events on schedule. We also invite any parents or guests to also help to judge - thank you for your support. Please arrive to attend the New Competitor & Judges tutorial.
  • Your delegates for this competition are Zachary White, Jacob Ambrose, Katie Hull, Cady Shields, and Nancy Hartman. Ask them if you have any questions throughout the day!

New Competitors

  • Please try to arrive early to watch the new competitor introduction at 8:00 AM.
  • Additionally you can watch Kit Clement's WCA Competitor Tutorial video.
  • Please be familiar with all of WCA's regulations, most importantly Article A. If you have any questions about the regulations, feel free to ask us.
  • In each event we will have rounds. We will take the top competitors into subsequent rounds. After a round is completed it will be entered into live.worldcubeassociation.org. Your name will be highlited if you are advancing to the next round.
  • Each round will be divided into groups to help them run more efficiently. We will call the groups in order, along with a last call during the last group. Please come bring your puzzle up and wait in the competitor waiting area when your group is called. We are allowed to deny you the ability to compete if you do not come up by the last call.

Room Details: The competition will be held in the school's main gymnasium.

Parking: There is a large parking lot available.

Lunch: Competitors will be on their own for food. There are several restaurants near the venue. Here are the closest restaurants.

Hotels: Find hotels here

We will be following some guidance and requirements set by the WCA Competition Safety Policy. Some of the requirements in the Safety Policy are more strict than those of local authorities. We are required by the Safety Policy to follow the stricter guidelines whether it be from local authorities or the Safety Policy,

Here are some important policies and procedures we will be following:
-Masks are strongly recommended.
-Competitors will only be allowed one guest. Competitors age 16 and older are encouraged to come alone.
-Please sanitize or wash your hands upon entering the venue and often while at the venue.
-Attendees should maintain a minimum of 3ft from others whenever possible.
-If you have symptoms related to COVID-19 such as cough, fever, shortness of breath, etc. you should not attend this competition.
-If you have had a positive COVID-19 test or prolonged exposure to someone with the virus within 14 days prior to the competition, you should not attend.

Infractions of the above policies may result in dismissal from the competition and removal from the venue, at the discretion of the WCA Delegate.

Changes to Competing Procedure
-Judges may use their own stopwatch (such as a phone timer) but must be checked by a WCA Delegate first.
-Competitors will have the same judge for the entire round. They will stay seated at the solving station for all solve attempts in a round. There will not be a "Competitor Waiting Area."
-Competitors must sanitize their puzzles prior to dropping them off for scrambling.
-Scramblers will be required to sanitize their hands prior to scrambling
-Additional information will be relayed during the Competitor Tutorial in the morning of the competition.

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 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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