Upstate Cubing 2019


Date
Apr 13, 2019
City
East Pembroke, New York, United States
Venue

St. Maximillian Kolbe Catholic Church

Address
8656 Church Street, East Pembroke, NY 14056
Details

Church Hall

Organizer
Eli Fox
WCA Delegate
Zachary Garber
Contact

Contact

Information
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 100 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.
Registration fees won't be refunded under any circumstance.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.
Spectators can attend for free.

Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 28 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 2:30.00 2 attempts to get < 1:15.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
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

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Schedule for Saturday (April 13, 2019)

From 08:30 AM
To 09:00 AM
Registration
Church Hall
From 09:00 AM
To 10:00 AM
2x2x2 Cube First round
Church Hall
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 10:00 AM
To 11:15 AM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Church Hall
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 28 advance to next round
From 11:15 AM
To 12:15 PM
Skewb First round
Church Hall
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 12:15 PM
To 01:15 PM
Lunch
Church Hall
From 01:15 PM
To 02:15 PM
4x4x4 Cube Combined First round
Church Hall
Format
Best of 2 / Average of 5
Time limit
2:30.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:15.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 02:15 PM
To 03:15 PM
Pyraminx First round
Church Hall
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 03:15 PM
To 04:00 PM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
Church Hall
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 04:00 PM
To 04:15 PM
2x2x2 Cube Final
Church Hall
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 04:15 PM
To 04:30 PM
Skewb Final
Church Hall
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 04:30 PM
To 05:00 PM
4x4x4 Cube Final
Church Hall
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 05:00 PM
To 05:15 PM
Pyraminx Final
Church Hall
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 05:15 PM
To 05:45 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
Church Hall
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 05:45 PM
To 06:00 PM
Awards
Church Hall

Pizza will be provided free for lunch for competitors. Let us know if you want lunch when you arrive so that we order enough. There are also a few places to grab breakfast/lunch locally:

Buttercrumbs bakery is only 1 minute away down the road. They open 7am - 2pm and serve great pastries as well as coffee, sandwiches, soup and salads.
https://www.buttercrumbsbakery.com/find-us

There is also:

Pizza Pantry: open 11am - 10pm for a full menu, not just pizza.
http://www.thepizzapantry.com/1000/Page.aspx

To pick up something really fast, you could try Crosby's gas station/convenience store, open 6am - 10pm.
https://crosbysstores.com/project/corfu-ny-crosbys/

To Be Determined

For those of you new to cubing, WELCOME!

We wanted to let you know this event is perfectly fine for cubers of any age and experience. We just ask you know a couple things before coming to compete...

First, please be familiar with the WCA Regulations, found here:
https://www.worldcubeassociation.org/regulations/

Of course, those regulations contain a lot of legalese, so we have a video made specifically for new cubers, just to show them the basics of competing. This video will explain most of what any cuber competing for the first time will need to know.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dPL3eV-A0ww&t=2s

If you are stoked to compete and ready to sign up, head over to the registration tab, click register, and fill out the information it asks for. This will help you get set up the WCA's system and one step closer to your first official solve!

Q&A:

Q: Do I use my own cube to compete?

A: YES! You are responsible for your own hardware in order to compete.

Q: What is the normal age of competitors at these events?

A: All ages are welcome, but in general competitors are between 10 and 20 years old. Don't let this stop you though, everyone can and should cube!

Q: What is the competition like?

A; Competitions are a bunch of tables where nerds like us get to sit and discuss our favorite thing, Cubes! Of course in addition there is competing, which will occupy one side of the competition hall, where you will see lots of timers flickering with contestants new personal bests, and a vendor, where you can purchase all you cubing related needs. Most competitions have a break for lunch, and the competing is split up into heats, as to better organize who competes when. (Check the Groups tab and listen at the competition for more info on this.)

Q: How do I find results?

A: All results are posted on the WCA page a couple of days after the competition finishes. However, for the day of competing, go to Cubecomps.com to find information about current events. This is also where you will find information about 2nd and 3rd rounds of events.

Q: Why am I not on the registration list yet?

A: Make sure you pay you entrance fee in order to be automatically placed on the registered list, which will also guarantee you a spot in the competition. If payment may be any issue, or you are not sure if you can attend, use the contact button to talk to us, and see if we can work out another payment strategy, or have you pay on arrival at the compeition. No matter what you situation may be however, please register online. It is much easier for us to have you register now and pay later, then to have to input information at another time.

Q: Are there age divisions?

A: Nope! All cometitors compete in the same group.

Q: Can I have fun at this event?

A: HECK YES! Cubing is amazing, and we sincerely hope you enjoy the competition!

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.