Texas Out of School 2019


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Date
Jun 15, 2019
City
Missouri City, Texas, United States
Venue

The Harvest United Methodist Church

Address
9029 Sienna Ranch Road, Missouri City 77459
Details

The competition will be held in Fellowship Hall in Building B

Organizers
Jacob Stover, Riley Norrid, and Zachary White
WCA Delegate
Zachary White
Contact

Organizers

Information

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Events
Registration period

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Registration requirements
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There is a competitor limit of 70 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $10 (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 a 95% of your registration fee.
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 competitors list within a business day, then please contact the organizers to resolve the issue.

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 recieve a refund for the registration cost minus tax.

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
4x4x4 Cube Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 3:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:30.00 Top 8 advance to next round
Final Ao5 3:00.00
5x5x5 Cube Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 5:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00 Top 6 advance to next round
Final Ao5 5:00.00
7x7x7 Cube Combined Final Bo1 / Mo3 10:00.00 1 attempt to get < 6:00.00
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final Bo1 1 hour
3x3x3 One-Handed Combined Final Bo2 / Ao5 2:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
Skewb Final Ao5 1:00.00

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Schedule for Saturday (June 15, 2019)

From 08:00 AM
To 09:00 AM
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final (Attempt 1)
Fellowship Hall
Format
Best of 1
Time limit
1 hour
From 09:00 AM
To 09:15 AM
Tutorial for new competitors
Fellowship Hall
From 09:15 AM
To 10:15 AM
4x4x4 Cube Combined First round
Fellowship Hall
Format
Best of 2 / Average of 5
Time limit
3:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:30.00
Proceed
Top 8 advance to next round
From 10:15 AM
To 11:30 AM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Fellowship Hall
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 32 advance to next round
From 11:30 AM
To 12:15 PM
Lunch
Fellowship Hall
From 12:15 PM
To 01:15 PM
5x5x5 Cube Combined First round
Fellowship Hall
Format
Best of 2 / Average of 5
Time limit
5:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
Proceed
Top 6 advance to next round
From 01:15 PM
To 02:15 PM
Skewb Final
Fellowship Hall
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
1:00.00
From 02:15 PM
To 03:15 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed Combined Final
Fellowship Hall
Format
Best of 2 / Average of 5
Time limit
2:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
From 03:15 PM
To 04:00 PM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
Fellowship Hall
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 04:00 PM
To 05:00 PM
7x7x7 Cube Combined Final
Fellowship Hall
Format
Best of 1 / Mean of 3
Time limit
10:00.00
Cutoff
1 attempt to get < 6:00.00
From 05:00 PM
To 05:30 PM
5x5x5 Cube Final
Fellowship Hall
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
5:00.00
From 05:30 PM
To 06:00 PM
4x4x4 Cube Final
Fellowship Hall
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
3:00.00
From 06:00 PM
To 06:30 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
Fellowship Hall
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00

Important Links

(Links will be updated closer to the competition)
Group Sheet
Live Results

All Competitors

  • Please try to arrive early to watch the judging tutorial at 9:00AM.
  • 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 ending, your spot may be given up to the next competitor in the rankings.
  • It would be wonderful if we could get some volunteer help from either the competitors or the parents. Judging is a super simple task and any staff member can teach anyone at any time. Judge for however long you'd feel like. It's an excellent way to make the time fly by!
  • Your delegate for this competition is Zachary White. Ask him if you have any questions throughout the day!

New Competitors

  • Please try to arrive early to watch the new competitor introduction/judging tutorial at 9:00AM.
  • 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 onto the subsequent rounds. After a round is completed results will be entered into CubeComps (linked above). Your name will be highlighted if you made it 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 whenever your group is called. We are allowed to deny you the ability to compete if you do not come up by the last call.

Before Inspection:

  1. Reset the timer, so that it shows all zeroes.
  2. Reset the stopwatch, so that it shows all zeroes.
  3. Ask the competitor if they are ready. Wait until they say that they are.

Inspection:

  1. Simultaneously start the stopwatch and lift the cover from the puzzle.
  2. If the stopwatch reaches 8 seconds and the competitor has not started the timer yet, say “8 seconds.”
  3. If the stopwatch reaches 12 seconds and the competitor has not started the timer yet, say “12 seconds.”
  4. If the competitor starts the timer between 15.01 and 17.00, they receive a +2 penalty.
  5. If the competitor starts the timer after 17 seconds, they receive a DNF.

During the solve:

  1. Do not distract the competitor. Refrain from doing any activity that may distract yourself or the competitor, like cubing or looking at your phone.
  2. Pay attention to the solve so that if any incident occurs, you can discuss with the delegate. a. Again, do not solve your own cubes while judging!

Cutoffs:

  1. If the competitor fails to make the listed time limit, after they go over that time limit, the judge stops their attempt and the solve is marked a DNF.
  2. If the competitor fails to make the listed cutoff after completing the first 2 attempts (first attempt if the competitor is given 3 attempts), the competitor is finished after those attempts.

After the solve:

  1. Inspect the puzzle without touching or moving it to see if it is solved. If there is a misalignment and you are not sure about the correct penalty, ask for help.
  2. If the competitor touches the puzzle before you have a chance to look at it, the solve is given a DNF. a. If the competitor has not made any moves, you can give them a +2 penalty instead.
  3. Write down the time of the solve on the scorecard. a. If there was no penalty, just write the time shown on the timer. b. If there was a +2 penalty at the beginning of the solve, write “2 +” before writing the time on the timer. c. If there was a +2 penalty at the end of the solve, write “+ 2” after writing the time on the timer. d. All solves with penalties have to include an equals sign and final result. (e.g. 19.57+2=21.57)
  4. If the solve was a DNF, write DNF instead of a time. For Blindfolded, write the time as well.
  5. Put your initials in the Judge column and have the competitor initial in the Comp column.

Other:

• If it’s the competitor’s first official solve, encourage them to practice using the timer once or twice before inspection.
• If a piece pops out of the puzzle, the competitor has to either reassemble the puzzle with the timer still running, or receive a DNF because the puzzle is not considered solved, it is up to the delegate to decide if the cube is solved depending on what pieces are missing.
• When a puzzle defect happens during a solve, nobody except the competitor can touch any pieces of the cube.

Location:

Room Details: The competition is located in the Fellowship Hall of Bulding B.

Parking: There is free parking in front of the venue.

Food: There are many nearby restaurants.

Hotels: Hotels near venue

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TheCubicle will be sponsoring this competition! They will also provide gift card codes to the podiums!

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 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.