Meeting Rooms 408-410
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
Online registration opened and will close .
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.
|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|
|4x4x4 Cube||Combined First round||Bo2 / Ao5||3:00.00||2 attempts to get < 1:15.00||Top 12 advance to next round|
|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|
|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|
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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.
For First-Time Competitors
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.
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.
The result to beat to proceed to the second phase of a combined 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.