West Coast Cubing Tour - Reno 2018


Date
Jul 18, 2018
City
Reno, Nevada, United States
Venue

University of Nevada, Reno

Address
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center, 1664 N Virginia St Reno, NV 89512
Details

Wells Fargo Auditorium, on the ground floor of the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center.

Website
West Coast Cubing Tour - Reno 2018 website
Organizers
Alex Chau, Ben Streeter, Brandon Harnish, Hannah Massner, Jeremy Benik, and Mitchell Lane
WCA Delegate
Brandon Harnish
Contact

Reno Rubik's Cube Club

Competitor Limit
75
Entry Fee
$15 (United States Dollar)
Information

Join us in the Biggest Little City in the World for the Reno installment of the West Coast Cubing Tour!

This competition is on a Wednesday.

There is no 3x3x3 being held.

Hosted by Reno Rubik's Cube Club at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Events
Registration period

Online registration will be open from to . Other forms of registration may be allowed (such as registration at the door). Be sure to read through all the competition details to find out.

Registration requirements

Registration requirements listed here are for this competition only. Other competitions may have different registration requirements.

Before You Register

All prospective registrants need a WCA account. Competitors can create their own WCA account by clicking here and entering the required information. For returning competitors (i.e. have competed before), you will need to claim your WCA ID.
Brandon will assist competitors trying to connect their WCA account with their WCA ID.

How to Register Online

The initial competitor limit for this competition is 75. This limit may be raised; check this page for updates.
Prospective competitors register by:
1. Signing into their WCA account;
2. Clicking "Register" on the left side of this webpage, selecting the events they would like to compete in, and submitting their registration.

By registering for this competition, you guarantee your spot as a competitor.

How to Withdraw/Alter Registration

Registered competitors withdraw/alter their registration by emailing the organisation team (unrrubiks@gmail.com) the following:
1. Statement of intent to withdraw/alter registration.
2. Changes to registration (if appplicable).
3. Name (and WCA ID, if applicable) of the competitor.

Waitlist Policies

If online registration meets the competitor limit, online registration will immediately close, and a waitlist will open.
Prospective competitors sign up for the waitlist by:
1. Signing into their WCA account;
2. Clicking "Register" on the left side of this webpage, selecting the events they would like to compete in, and submitting their registration.
As spots open in registration, waitlist members will be given the opportunity to register for the competition. Waitlist members will be given this opportunity in the order that they signed up.
Waitlist members register by:
1. Receiving an email from the organisation team (subject line "[West Coast Cubing Tour - Reno 2018]: It's Your Turn to Register!");
2. Within 48 hours, replying to the email stating intent to register.
If a waitlist member receives a registration offer and fails to reply, they will be removed from the waitlist and notified.
No registration offers will be given after July 11, 2018.

Check-In (Required for ALL competitors)

At the competition, all competitors MUST check in and pay during the check-in period, as listed on the Schedule.
Failure to enter the line for check-in during this time period will result in withdrawal of registration.
Competitors will receive a name tag and a schedule sheet.
The cost to compete is $15.00 in cash. No credit card payments will be accepted. Change is limited.
Registration fees for UNR/Davidson Academy students, staff, and faculty are at a reduced price of $10.00 cash.

On-Site Registration

If the competitor limit has not yet been reached at the time online registration closes, then prospective competitors are allowed to register on-site for any combination of events offered at this competition.
The registration cost for on-site registrants is $20.00, to be paid in cash at the competition. For UNR/Davidson Academy students, staff, and faculty, the on-site registration cost is $15.00.
On-site registration is open on a first-come, first-serve basis until the competitor limit is reached. On-site registrants will compete in the last group of each round.

Staff Member Registration

Competition staff members are hand-selected by the organisation team and will be offered registration free of charge in exchange for their service to the cubing community for the entire duration of the competition.

Preliminary Schedule

(last revised 26 April 2018)

Note: All events/rounds after Lunch will begin as soon as the previous round ends.
This is so that we can increase the likelihood of holding the tentative events/rounds.

Time Event/Round Format Cutoff Time Limit Advancing
9:15 Check-in/Registration opens (Required for all registered competitors)
9:30 Square-1 Combined First Round Best of 2 / Average of 5 <1:30 2:00 per attempt Top 6
10:10 4x4x4 Cube Combined First Round Best of 2 / Average of 5 <6:25 10:00 per attempt Top 6
11:40 Lunch
12:15 3x3x3 Blindfolded Round 1 Best of 3 none 20:00 cumulative Top 6
1:15 2x2x2 Cube First Round Average of 5 none 1:00 per attempt Top 6
2:45 3x3x3 One-Handed Combined First Round Best of 2 / Average of 5 <2:00 2:30 per attempt Top 6
3:45 Skewb Round 1 Average of 5 none 1:00 per attempt Top 6
4:45 2x2x2 Final Round Average of 5 none 1:00 per attempt
5:00 Square-1 Final Round Average of 5 none 1:00 per attempt
5:20 Skewb Final Round Average of 5 none 1:00 per attempt
5:35 4x4x4 Final Round Average of 5 none 2:00 per attempt
5:55 3x3x3 One-Handed Final Round Average of 5 none 1:00 per attempt
6:10 3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Round Best of 3 none 10:00 cumulative

Location

Wells Fargo Auditorium
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
University of Nevada, Reno
1664 N Virginia St
Reno, NV 89512
The Wells Fargo Auditorium is on the ground floor of the Knowledge Center beside @One. The ground floor is accessible from the southwest corner of the Knowledge Center.
The usual entrances to the Knowledge Center are on the second floor, so you may need to go downstairs.

Parking

Parking is available in the Brian J. Whalen Parking Complex.
Parking is NOT free on Wednesdays! Parking passes can be purchased on the first floor of the Whalen Parking Complex.
More information about parking is available on the UNR website.

Food

The event is not providing food. Competitors and spectators are responsible for finding food as needed. There are various restaurants open in the Joe Crowley Student Union next door to the competition venue.
For a complete list of open restaurants, please consult the UNR website.
There are also restaurants around campus, such as:
* Jimmy John's (Center and 9th)
* Laughing Planet (Virginia and 10th)
* Roberto's (Virginia and 8th)
* Subway (Virginia and 16th)
* Raising Cane's (Virginia and 17th)
* Ike's Love and Sandwiches (Virginia and 17th)