Steel City Classic 2020


Date
Mar 21 - 22, 2020
City
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Venue

David L. Lawrence Convention Center

Address
1000 Fort Duquesne Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Details

Meeting Rooms 408-410

Organizers
Roman V. Simkins and Stephen Griggs
WCA Delegate
Evan Liu
Contact

Contact Organizers

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Information

Join us for Steel City Classic 2020 in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh! Once the steel capital of the world, Pittsburgh has reinvented itself to be a home for many diverse industries and is also the home of several world champion professional sports teams. A new champion will be crowned right here on March 21st, will it be you?

We welcome competitors from all speeds and skill levels and all guests as well. Come and see all that the speedcubing community has to offer!

This competition is recognized as an official World Cube Association competition. Therefore, all competitors must be familiar with the WCA regulations
Live results can be found on our WCA Live page, which will be available during the competition.

Day 1 Events: 2x2x2 Cube, 3x3x3 Cube, 4x4x4 Cube, 5x5x5 Cube, 3x3x3 One-Handed, Pyraminx

Day 2 Events: 6x6x6 Cube, 7x7x7 Cube, 3x3x3 Fewest Moves, Clock, Megaminx, 3x3x3 Blindfolded

Events
Main event
Number of times bookmarked
29
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 100 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $40 (United States Dollar).
The registration fee has to be paid through Stripe here once registered.
Registration fees won't be refunded under any circumstance.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.
Spectators can attend for free.

Registration is not complete until payment of the registration fee is made.

The registration fee is $40 if you register AND pay before midnight on February 22.
If you register before midnight on February 22 but do not pay before then, your registration fee will be $50.

Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 50% advance to next round
Second round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
2x2x2 Cube Final Ao5 1:00.00
4x4x4 Cube Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 3:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:15.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 3:00.00
5x5x5 Cube Combined Final Bo2 / Ao5 4:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
6x6x6 Cube Combined Final Bo1 / Mo3 8:00.00 1 attempt to get < 4:00.00
7x7x7 Cube Combined Final Bo1 / Mo3 10:00.00 1 attempt to get < 5:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3 10:00.00 cumulative *
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final Mo3 1 hour
3x3x3 One-Handed Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 2:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 2:00.00
Clock Combined Final Bo2 / Ao5 1:00.00 2 attempts to get < 30.00
Megaminx Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 4:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 4:00.00
Pyraminx Final Ao5 1:00.00

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Schedule for Saturday (March 21, 2020)

From 08:15 AM
To 08:30 AM
Check In
Meeting Rooms 408-410
From 08:30 AM
To 08:45 AM
Tutorial for new competitors
Meeting Rooms 408-410
From 08:45 AM
To 09:30 AM
2x2x2 Cube Final
Meeting Rooms 408-410
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
From 09:30 AM
To 10:45 AM
4x4x4 Cube Combined First round
Meeting Rooms 408-410
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
3:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:15.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 10:45 AM
To 11:30 AM
Pyraminx Final
Meeting Rooms 408-410
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
From 11:30 AM
To 12:30 PM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Meeting Rooms 408-410
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 50% advance to next round
From 12:30 PM
To 01:30 PM
Lunch
Meeting Rooms 408-410
From 01:30 PM
To 02:30 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed Combined First round
Meeting Rooms 408-410
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
Proceed
Top 16 advance to next round
From 02:30 PM
To 03:30 PM
5x5x5 Cube Combined Final
Meeting Rooms 408-410
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
4:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
From 03:30 PM
To 04:15 PM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
Meeting Rooms 408-410
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 16 advance to next round
From 04:15 PM
To 04:45 PM
4x4x4 Cube Final
Meeting Rooms 408-410
Format
Ao5
Time limit
3:00.00
From 04:45 PM
To 05:15 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed Final
Meeting Rooms 408-410
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 05:15 PM
To 05:45 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
Meeting Rooms 408-410
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 05:45 PM
To 06:15 PM
Awards
Meeting Rooms 408-410

Schedule for Sunday (March 22, 2020)

From 08:00 AM
To 09:10 AM
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final (Attempt 1)
Meeting Rooms 408-410
Format
Mo3
Time limit
1 hour
From 09:10 AM
To 10:10 AM
6x6x6 Cube Combined Final
Meeting Rooms 408-410
Format
Bo1 / Mo3
Time limit
8:00.00
Cutoff
1 attempt to get < 4:00.00
From 10:10 AM
To 11:10 AM
Megaminx Combined First round
Meeting Rooms 408-410
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
4:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 11:10 AM
To 11:55 AM
Clock Combined Final
Meeting Rooms 408-410
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 30.00
From 11:55 AM
To 12:55 PM
Lunch
Meeting Rooms 408-410
From 12:55 PM
To 02:05 PM
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final (Attempt 2)
Meeting Rooms 408-410
Format
Mo3
Time limit
1 hour
From 02:05 PM
To 03:05 PM
7x7x7 Cube Combined Final
Meeting Rooms 408-410
Format
Bo1 / Mo3
Time limit
10:00.00
Cutoff
1 attempt to get < 5:00.00
From 03:05 PM
To 03:50 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final
Meeting Rooms 408-410
Format
Bo3
Time limit
10:00.00 cumulative *
From 03:50 PM
To 04:20 PM
Megaminx Final
Meeting Rooms 408-410
Format
Ao5
Time limit
4:00.00
From 04:20 PM
To 05:30 PM
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final (Attempt 3)
Meeting Rooms 408-410
Format
Mo3
Time limit
1 hour
From 05:30 PM
To 06:00 PM
Awards
Meeting Rooms 408-410

Address:
David L. Lawrence Convention Center
1000 Fort Duquesne Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Travel Options:

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:

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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.

Many thanks to TheCubicle for sponsoring this competition! Check them out by clicking the logo:

TheCubicle

We have partnered with the Omni William Penn Hotel Pittsburgh to offer a special rate for the weekend of this competition! The hotel is within walking distance from the venue at 530 William Penn Pl, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

There are only 20 rooms in this block so if you would like to reserve one, please consider doing it sooner rather than later.

You can book online through this link: https://www.omnihotels.com/hotels/pittsburgh-william-penn/meetings/world-cube-association-03202020

You can book over the phone by calling 1-800-843-6664 and mention joining the World Cube Association group and the nights you will be reserving.

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 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.