Tri-State Championship 2020


Date
Nov 14 - 15, 2020
City
Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Venue

Sheraton Atlantic City Convention Center Hotel

Address
Two Convention Boulevard, Atlantic City, New Jersey 08401
Details

Crown Ballroom

Organizers
Andrew Bae, Eric Zhao, and Luke Galioto
WCA Delegates
Corey Sakowski, Evan Liu, Keenan Johnson, and Saransh Grover
Contact

Tri-State Championship Team

Download all the competition's details as PDF here.
Information

This is the Tri-State 2020 Championship. The top ranking resident in each event will be crowned Tri-State Champion! This competition is open to all competitors, but only Tri-State residents may be awarded the title of Tri-State Champion.

Events
Main event
Number of times bookmarked
62
Registration period

Online registration will be open from to .

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 400 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $50 (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.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.
Spectators can attend for free.

There is a 50 competitor waitlist. We will close registration when the 50 competitor waitlist is full. If you wish to join the waitlist, please register and pay as normal. Payment is required to secure your position on the waitlist. If a competitor drops out, we will admit the next competitor from the wait list. Any competitors on the waitlist not admitted to the competitor list by October 31, 2020 will have their registration fee refunded.

You are entitled to a full refund of your registration fee, up until October 31, 2020, only under the condition that there is another comptitor on the waitlist available to take your spot. If you cannot attend the competition, please send us an email letting us know. We will remove you and let another competitor onto the list.

You may change the events you are registered for by emailing your request to Tri-State Championship Team by November 1st, 2020. After this date it is no longer possible to add events.

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 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 2:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
5x5x5 Cube Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 3:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
6x6x6 Cube Combined Final Bo1 / Mo3 10:00.00 1 attempt to get < 4:45.00
7x7x7 Cube Combined Final Bo1 / Mo3 10:00.00 1 attempt to get < 5:30.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round Bo3 10:00.00 cumulative * Top 12 advance to next round
Final Bo3 10:00.00
3x3x3 One-Handed Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 1:30.00 2 attempts to get < 40.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Clock Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 1:00.00 2 attempts to get < 25.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Megaminx Combined Final Bo2 / Ao5 3:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
Pyraminx First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Skewb First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Square-1 Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 45.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo3 1:15:00.00 total for 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final and 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final **
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final Bo3 1:15:00.00 total for 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final and 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final **
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final Bo1 10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00

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Schedule for Saturday (November 14, 2020)

From 08:00 AM
To 08:45 AM
Clock Combined First round
Main
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 25.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 08:30 AM
To 10:15 AM
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final
Side
Format
Bo3
Time limit
1:15:00.00 total for 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final and 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final **
From 08:30 AM
To 10:15 AM
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final
Side
Format
Bo3
Time limit
1:15:00.00 total for 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final and 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final **
From 08:45 AM
To 11:00 AM
6x6x6 Cube Combined Final
Main
Format
Bo1 / Mo3
Time limit
10:00.00
Cutoff
1 attempt to get < 4:45.00
From 08:45 AM
To 11:00 AM
7x7x7 Cube Combined Final
Main
Format
Bo1 / Mo3
Time limit
10:00.00
Cutoff
1 attempt to get < 5:30.00
From 10:15 AM
To 10:30 AM
Submit MultiBLD Cubes
Side
From 11:00 AM
To 12:45 PM
5x5x5 Cube Combined First round
Main
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
3:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 11:00 AM
To 12:15 PM
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final (Attempt 1)
Side
Format
Bo1
Time limit
10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00
From 12:45 PM
To 01:30 PM
Lunch
Main
From 01:15 PM
To 01:45 PM
Tutorial for new competitors
Main
From 01:45 PM
To 03:30 PM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Main
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 64 advance to next round
From 03:30 PM
To 04:45 PM
Pyraminx First round
Main
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 04:45 PM
To 05:30 PM
Square-1 Combined First round
Main
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 45.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 05:30 PM
To 06:30 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed Combined First round
Main
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
1:30.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 40.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 06:30 PM
To 07:15 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round
Main
Format
Bo3
Time limit
10:00.00 cumulative *
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 07:15 PM
To 07:30 PM
Buffer
Main

Schedule for Sunday (November 15, 2020)

From 08:00 AM
To 09:15 AM
2x2x2 Cube First round
Main
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 09:15 AM
To 10:15 AM
Megaminx Combined Final
Main
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
3:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
From 10:15 AM
To 12:00 PM
4x4x4 Cube Combined First round
Main
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 12:00 PM
To 12:45 PM
Lunch
Main
From 12:45 PM
To 01:45 PM
Skewb First round
Main
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 01:45 PM
To 02:30 PM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
Main
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 02:30 PM
To 02:45 PM
Buffer
Main
From 02:45 PM
To 03:00 PM
Square-1 Final
Main
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 03:00 PM
To 03:15 PM
2x2x2 Cube Final
Main
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 03:15 PM
To 03:30 PM
Pyraminx Final
Main
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 03:30 PM
To 03:45 PM
Skewb Final
Main
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 03:45 PM
To 04:00 PM
5x5x5 Cube Final
Main
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 04:00 PM
To 04:15 PM
4x4x4 Cube Final
Main
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 04:15 PM
To 04:30 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed Final
Main
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 04:30 PM
To 04:45 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final
Main
Format
Bo3
Time limit
10:00.00
From 04:45 PM
To 05:00 PM
Clock Final
Main
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 05:00 PM
To 05:15 PM
Buffer
Main
From 05:15 PM
To 06:30 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
Main
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 06:30 PM
To 07:00 PM
Awards
Main

Tri-State Champioship 2020 will be sponsored by TheCubicle.

Venue and Hotel

Tri-State Championship 2020 will take place at the Sheraton Atlantic City Convention Center Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

The Sheraton Atlantic City Convention Center Hotel is the official hotel for this event.
You may book a room at a discounted rate through the link here.
We strongly recommend booking your room at the Sheraton using the link provided. You should book quickly to avoid missing the group rate.

Travel

By Air
The Sheraton is located about a twenty minute drive from the Atlantic City International Airport.

By Train
The venue is easily accessible by NJ Transit and Amtrak via the ACY train station

By Bus
The venue is located less than 10 minutes walking distance from the Atlantic City BUs Terminal. There is regularly scheduled bus transportation via NJ Transit.

By Car
Atlantic City is accessible via the Atlantic City Expressway via the New Jersey Turnpike or Garden State Parkway.

Parking
Self-parking and valet parking are available at the parking garage across the street.

We are accepting applications for staff. Benefits for staffing at this competition include waived registration fee, lunch at the competition, and supplied housing in the hotel.

To staff at this competition, you must complete the application here.

Staff will be given a (busy) schedule to follow throughout the competition. Staff for this competition will be limited to approximately 40 applicants.

Your $50 registration fee will be refunded after the competition if your application is accepted, but you must register and pay for the competition to be eligible for the refund. Anyone who does not register for the competition will not be able to compete.

Live results will be available on WCA Live

Note: Tri-State Champions are not recognized by CubingUSA

This is the Tri-State 2020 Championship. The top ranking resident in each event will be recognized as Tri-State Champion! This competition is open to all competitors, but only Tri-State residents may be awarded the title of Tri-State Champion.

Here is a link to the CubingUSA site that has information on the State Championship Award and Title Policy.

The 3 states that represent the Tri State are: New York, New Jersey & Connecticut. In order to be eligible to win a title, you need to log in to the CubingUSA website with your WCA account and select your home state before the competition. You may be asked to verify your residency at the competition. The deadline to complete this is November 1st.

If you are interested in receiving updates about competition announcements and staying in touch with cubers and family members of cubers from the Tri-State Area (southern Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania), please consider joining the Tri-State Cubing Facebook group (click on the logo or here). There, you can also find a link to join a mailing list for competition announcements for this area.
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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:

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.

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).
A cumulative time limit may be enforced across rounds (see Guideline 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.