Virtual Cubing 2019


Date
Mar 23, 2019
City
Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Venue

Omaha Virtual School

Address
4640 S 59th St, Omaha, NE 68117
Details

The competition will be in the basement of the building. Food will be served upstairs.

Organizer
Sarah Nommensen
WCA Delegate
Brandon Mikel
Contact
sarah.nommensen@ops.org, bmikel@worldcubeassociation.org
Information

This competition is only the start of the vibrant and active cubing community for the Omaha area! Omaha Virtual School is Nebraska's first blended learning community! We are a resource for our community so that all families can reach their educational and social goals. In comes, Virtual Cubing! The Omaha community is full of talented cubing enthusiasts, but we lack competitions! We, at Omaha Virtual School, hope to fill that void!! New competetors are encouraged to compete! There are plenty of us there to help you learn the ropes! You are also welcome to just come and watch! It's pretty incredible!

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 125 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $20 (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 45 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 15 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 3:00.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 3:00.00
4x4x4 Cube Combined Final Bo2 / Ao5 4:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:30.00
Pyraminx First round Ao5 3:00.00 Top 15 advance to next round
Final Ao5 3:00.00
Skewb First round Ao5 3:00.00 Top 15 advance to next round
Final Ao5 3:00.00

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Schedule for Saturday (March 23, 2019)

From 08:00 AM
To 08:30 AM
Registration
Stage 1
From 08:30 AM
To 09:00 AM
Tutorial for new competitors
Stage 1
From 09:00 AM
To 10:00 AM
4x4x4 Cube Combined Final
Stage 1
Format
Best of 2 / Average of 5
Time limit
4:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:30.00
From 09:00 AM
To 10:00 AM
4x4x4 Cube Combined Final
Stage 2
Format
Best of 2 / Average of 5
Time limit
4:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:30.00
From 10:00 AM
To 11:15 AM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Stage 1
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 45 advance to next round
From 10:00 AM
To 11:15 AM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Stage 2
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 45 advance to next round
From 11:15 AM
To 12:15 PM
2x2x2 Cube First round
Stage 1
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
3:00.00
Proceed
Top 16 advance to next round
From 11:15 AM
To 12:15 PM
2x2x2 Cube First round
Stage 2
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
3:00.00
Proceed
Top 16 advance to next round
From 12:15 PM
To 01:00 PM
Lunch
Stage 1
From 01:00 PM
To 02:00 PM
Pyraminx First round
Stage 1
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
3:00.00
Proceed
Top 15 advance to next round
From 01:00 PM
To 02:00 PM
Pyraminx First round
Stage 2
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
3:00.00
Proceed
Top 15 advance to next round
From 02:00 PM
To 02:45 PM
Skewb First round
Stage 1
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
3:00.00
Proceed
Top 15 advance to next round
From 02:00 PM
To 02:45 PM
Skewb First round
Stage 2
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
3:00.00
Proceed
Top 15 advance to next round
From 02:45 PM
To 03:15 PM
2x2x2 Cube Final
Stage 1
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
3:00.00
From 03:15 PM
To 04:00 PM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
Stage 1
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 15 advance to next round
From 04:00 PM
To 04:15 PM
Pyraminx Final
Stage 1
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
3:00.00
From 04:15 PM
To 04:30 PM
Skewb Final
Stage 1
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
3:00.00
From 04:30 PM
To 04:45 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
Stage 1
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 04:45 PM
To 05:00 PM
Clean Up and Set Up for Awards
Stage 1
From 05:00 PM
To 05:30 PM
Awards
Stage 1

We have some leftover t-shirts from CubingUSA Heartland Championships 2019 that we will be selling for $15 each. Sizes are limited and we will only be accepting cash.

ALL COMPETITORS:

Please read this section carefully. Changes in organization have been made modeled off of Hungarian competitions in Europe. We will be posting group assginments for competing and for staff assignments. Every competitor is expected to help out this competition with either running, judging, or scrambling.

Please note that everyone is expected to help only during the events they are registered for, and everyone need only help for one group per event. 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.

NEW COMPETITORS:

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 have any questions after this video, we will be having a new competitor tutorial, Saturday morning of the competition. That would be the perfect time to ask those questions and clear up any confusion.

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!

FAQ:

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 12 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 cubers 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 and new personal bests. This competition will have a break for lunch, and the competing is split up into groups, as to better organize who competes when. (Check the schedule tab and listen at the competition for more info on this.)

Q: Where 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 http://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 your entrance fee in order to be 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 competition. No matter what your 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: Can I have fun at this event?

A: 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.