UCSD Winter 2019


Date
Feb 16 - 17, 2019
City
San Diego, California, United States
Venue

UC San Diego

Address
Price Center, UCSD, 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093
Details

Ballroom West

Organizers
Andrew Nathenson, Henry Helmuth, and Wilson Li
WCA Delegates
Adam Walker and Michael Young
Contact

ucsdcubing@gmail.com

Information
  • The competition will take place over two days at UC San Diego's Price Center.
  • Saturday's events will be held on the 2nd floor in Ballroom West A.
  • Sunday's events will be held in Ballroom West B.
  • Spectating is free and open to the public. Photography and videography are permitted, however there shall be NO FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY.
  • Please provide adult supervision for children under 12 years - thanks!
  • If any changes are made to the competition or schedule, they will be clearly announced to all competitors in an email
  • Schedule is tentative to change at the discretion of the organization team
  • Although this is completely optional, we ask all competitors to consider volunteering to judge, scramble, or run so the competition runs smoothly.
Events
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 150 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 a 50% of your registration fee.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.
Spectators can attend for free.

How to Withdraw Registration with Refund

Registered competitors withdraw their registration by emailing the organisation team (ucsdcubing@gmail.com) the following:
1. Statement of intent to withdraw registration with refund.
2. Name (and WCA ID, if applicable) of the competitor.
3. IMPORTANT: Confirmation of registration payment and name of payer.

Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 48 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 8 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube Combined Final Bo2 / Ao5 3:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:10.00
5x5x5 Cube Combined Final Bo2 / Ao5 5:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:10.00
6x6x6 Cube Combined Final Bo1 / Mo3 8:00.00 1 attempt to get < 3:45.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round Bo3 10:00.00 cumulative * Top 15 advance to next round
Second round Bo3 10:00.00 cumulative * Top 8 advance to next round
Final Bo3 10:00.00 cumulative *
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final Mo3 1 hour
3x3x3 One-Handed Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 1:20.00 2 attempts to get < 35.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
3x3x3 With Feet Combined Final Bo2 / Ao5 5:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final Bo1 10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00

You are viewing the schedule for the venue UC San Diego.
The schedule is displayed in the timezone America/Los_Angeles.

Schedule for Saturday (February 16, 2019)

From 08:40 AM
To 09:00 AM
Setup
Earl Warren College Room
From 09:00 AM
To 10:15 AM
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final (Attempt 1)
Earl Warren College Room
Format
Mean of 3
Time limit
1 hour
From 10:15 AM
To 10:30 AM
Break
Earl Warren College Room
From 10:30 AM
To 11:45 AM
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final (Attempt 2)
Earl Warren College Room
Format
Mean of 3
Time limit
1 hour
From 12:30 PM
To 01:00 PM
Setup
Ballroom West A
From 01:00 PM
To 02:10 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round
Ballroom West A
Format
Best of 3
Time limit
10:00.00 cumulative *
Proceed
Top 15 advance to next round
From 02:10 PM
To 03:25 PM
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final (Attempt 3)
Ballroom West A
Format
Mean of 3
Time limit
1 hour
From 03:25 PM
To 04:00 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded Second round
Ballroom West A
Format
Best of 3
Time limit
10:00.00 cumulative *
Proceed
Top 8 advance to next round
From 04:00 PM
To 05:15 PM
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final (Attempt 1)
Ballroom West A
Format
Best of 1
Time limit
10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00
From 05:15 PM
To 06:40 PM
6x6x6 Cube Combined Final
Ballroom West A
Format
Best of 1 / Mean of 3
Time limit
8:00.00
Cutoff
1 attempt to get < 3:45.00
From 06:40 PM
To 06:50 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final
Ballroom West A
Format
Best of 3
Time limit
10:00.00 cumulative *
From 06:50 PM
To 07:10 PM
Awards
Ballroom West A

Schedule for Sunday (February 17, 2019)

From 09:00 AM
To 09:30 AM
Setup
Ballroom West B
From 09:30 AM
To 10:05 AM
3x3x3 With Feet Combined Final
Ballroom West B
Format
Best of 2 / Average of 5
Time limit
5:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
From 10:05 AM
To 12:05 PM
5x5x5 Cube Combined Final
Ballroom West B
Format
Best of 2 / Average of 5
Time limit
5:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 2:10.00
From 12:05 PM
To 12:55 PM
Lunch
Ballroom West B
From 12:55 PM
To 02:50 PM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Ballroom West B
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 48 advance to next round
From 02:50 PM
To 03:55 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed Combined First round
Ballroom West B
Format
Best of 2 / Average of 5
Time limit
1:20.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 35.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 03:55 PM
To 04:35 PM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
Ballroom West B
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 8 advance to next round
From 04:35 PM
To 06:15 PM
4x4x4 Cube Combined Final
Ballroom West B
Format
Best of 2 / Average of 5
Time limit
3:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:10.00
From 06:15 PM
To 06:35 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed Final
Ballroom West B
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 06:35 PM
To 06:55 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
Ballroom West B
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 06:55 PM
To 07:15 PM
Awards
Ballroom West B

Please note that the competiton will take place in Price Center Ballroom West A on Saturday and Price Center Ballroom West B on Sunday. Both Ballroom A and B are located on the 2nd floor of Price Center. FMC attempts 1 and 2 will be held in a smaller room on the third floor of Price Center in the Earl Warren College Room.

Additionally, If you are registered for events being held only on one day of the competition, you are only required to show up for your events that day. For example, if you are only signed up for the 3x3x3 Cube event on Sunday, we would recommend arriving at the venue during lunch on Sunday (around 12:10).

If you would like to judge, scramble, or help set up, contact us at ucsdcubing@gmail.com or leave a comment during registration. Thanks!

If you are available at any time during the competition and would like to volunteer, please come to the scrambling table. We appreciate any help we can get!

Parking Information:

We recommend parking in the Gilman parking structure. Parking is free at UCSD on the weekends, but please park only in designated visitor parking areas, marked "P" on the campus map. Cars parked in spots marked "24/7 Reserved" may be ticketed or towed.

Getting to UCSD (Gilman parking structure):

Gilman parking structure - Google Maps
Price Center - Google Maps

  • From south of the 52: Head north on the I5, take the Gilman exit and follow Gilman Drive all the way into the UCSD campus. Just after Russell Lane, you will see the Gilman parking structure on your left.
  • From north of the 52: Head south on I5 and take the La Jolla Village Drive exit. Make a right at La Jolla Village Drive, and in 3/4 mile turn right onto Villa La Jolla Drive. Follow it into campus and it will lead you right to the Gilman parking structure.

Venue & Campus:

Here is a campus map, and here is a map of the Price Center. After parking at Gilman parking structure, walk north on Russell Lane, left on Rupertus Lane, then right on Myers Drive. The competiton will be held in the West Ballroom on the second floor of the Price Center . There will be signs posted directing toward the ballroom.

FMC Attempts 1 and 2 will also be held in Price Center, but on the 3rd floor. If you are competing in FMC, please review this map carefully. On the first floor of Price Center on the west side, there will be a food court (you should see a Panda Express, Subway, Lemongrass, etc.). The room is located above the west side of the first floor food court. Simply exit the food court from the Subway side, and there will be stairs to the right. Go up the stairs and reenter the building on the third floor, and you should see the room.

Live results will be posted on cubecomps.com during the competition.

Check back here a few days before the comp for group information!

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.