You Better Belize It 2023


Date
Mar 18 - 19, 2023
City
Punta Gorda, BZE, Belize
Venue

TCC Toledo Community College Auditorium

Address
TCC (Toledo Community College Auditorium - 454V+3CM, Punta Gorda, BZE
Details

Auditorium

Contact

Belize It! Organization Team

Organizers
Kristin Wiley and Pablo Say
WCA Delegates
Anthony Brooks and Marvin Solano
Download all the competition's details as PDF here.
Information

English

This competition is recognized as an official World Cube Association competition. This is the first competition in Belize.
The competition is open to all competitors of all nationalities. Registration is available on the WCA website. No experience in WCA competitions is necessary, but competitors should be familiar with the WCA Regulations
The competition is free to spectators and guests.

Spanish

Esta competencia es reconocida como una competencia official de la World Cube Association. Esta es la primera competencia oficial en Belice.
La competencia es abierta a competidores de cualquier nacionalidad, El registro esta habilitado desde la página oficial de la WCA. No es necesario tener experiencia, pero los competidores deben estar conocer los Reglamentos
El acceso a invitados y espectadores será gratuita.

Events
Main event
Number of times bookmarked
11
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 120 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $20 (Belize 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.
Registrants on the waiting list may be accepted onto the competitor list until .
If you are a registered competitor you may change your registered events until on the Register tab.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.


You Better Belize It! 2023 will be the first official competition in the country!

Registration is done in the "Register" tab of this page, but only the person who has made the payment and notified to the contact email will appear on the list.

The deadline to register is Wednesday, March 15th, 2023

The competition You Better Belize It! 2023 is open to the competitors of all nationalities

Process:

Perform the registration process on this page (Register) by selecting the categories to participate.

Make the respective payment, base fee is $20 Belize dollars (BZD) which includes participation in all categories.

For information on how to pay the registration please see the payment tab.

Send an email to the organizers including:
- Name
- Date of birth
- Registered categories
- Photo of the payment

Wait for an answer and verify that your name appears in the WCA list.

You Better Belize It! 2023 será la primera competencia oficial en el país

El registro se realiza en la pestaña "Register" de esta página, pero sólo aparecerá en el listado quien haya efectuado el pago y realizado la notificación al correo de contacto.

La fecha límite para registrarse 15 de Marzo del 2023

El torneo You Better Belize It! 2023 está abierto a competidores de cualquier nacionalidad

Proceso

Realizar el proceso de registro en esta página (Register) seleccionando las categorías para participar.

Efectuar el pago respectivo, el costo es de $20 Belize dollars (BZD) que incluye participación en todas las categorías.

Para información de como realizar el pago por favor ver la pestaña de Pagos

Enviar un correo a los organizadores que incluya:

  • Nombre
  • Fecha de nacimiento
  • Categorías registradas
  • Foto del depósito realizado

Esperar respuesta y verificar que el registro aparezca en el listado de la WCA.

Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 75% advance to next round
Second round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 24 advance to next round
Semi Final Ao5 10:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 2:00.00 Top 36 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 2:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 2:00.00
4x4x4 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 3:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:45.00
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 5:00.00 2 attempts to get < 3:00.00
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2 / Ao5 3:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 3:00.00
Megaminx First round Bo2 / Ao5 5:00.00 2 attempts to get < 3:00.00 Top 8 advance to next round
Final Ao5 5:00.00
Pyraminx First round Ao5 2:00.00 Top 24 advance to next round
Final Ao5 2:00.00
Skewb First round Ao5 2:00.00 Top 24 advance to next round
Final Ao5 2:00.00

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Schedule for Saturday (March 18, 2023)

From 08:00 AM
To 08:30 AM
Registration
Auditorium
From 08:30 AM
To 09:00 AM
Tutorial for new competitors
Auditorium
From 09:00 AM
To 10:00 AM
Skewb First round
Auditorium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 24 advance to next round
From 10:00 AM
To 12:00 PM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Auditorium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 75% advance to next round
From 12:00 PM
To 01:00 PM
Lunch
Auditorium
From 01:00 PM
To 02:00 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed First round
Auditorium
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
3:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 02:00 PM
To 03:00 PM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
Auditorium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 24 advance to next round
From 03:00 PM
To 03:45 PM
Skewb Final
Auditorium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 03:45 PM
To 04:30 PM
3x3x3 Cube Semi Final
Auditorium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 04:30 PM
To 05:15 PM
5x5x5 Cube Final
Auditorium
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
5:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 3:00.00
From 05:15 PM
To 05:45 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed Final
Auditorium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
3:00.00

Schedule for Sunday (March 19, 2023)

From 09:00 AM
To 10:30 AM
2x2x2 Cube First round
Auditorium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 36 advance to next round
From 10:30 AM
To 11:40 AM
Pyraminx First round
Auditorium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 24 advance to next round
From 11:40 AM
To 01:00 PM
Megaminx First round
Auditorium
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
5:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 3:00.00
Proceed
Top 8 advance to next round
From 01:00 PM
To 02:00 PM
Lunch
Auditorium
From 02:00 PM
To 02:40 PM
2x2x2 Cube Second round
Auditorium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 02:40 PM
To 03:50 PM
4x4x4 Cube Final
Auditorium
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
3:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:45.00
From 03:50 PM
To 04:30 PM
Pyraminx Final
Auditorium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 04:30 PM
To 05:15 PM
Megaminx Final
Auditorium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
5:00.00
From 05:15 PM
To 05:45 PM
2x2x2 Cube Final
Auditorium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 05:45 PM
To 06:15 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
Auditorium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 06:15 PM
To 06:45 PM
Awards
Auditorium

Punta Gorda is 266km (165.28mi) south of Belize City. Please read the following article and plan your travel accordingly: Planning a Trip in Punta Gorda

There are dozens of affordable, highly-rated, hotels and Airbnbs in Punta Gorda.
Things to Do in Punta Gorda

Effective July 12, 2022, travellers are no longer required to show proof of vaccination for entry into Belize's airport, land borders or sea ports

All competitors must be famililar with the WCA Regulations. Participants are expected to know WCA's regulations before attending an official competition.

When you arrive, There will be a table inside the venue where you will find a nametag with personalized information detailing your events and what group you will be competing in for each event. In addition, you will also have judging assignments on your card. Every competitor is expected to help out during the event(s) they are registered for.

New Competitors:
Video: 5+ Things To Know Before a Cubing Competition
Video: How to Judge at WCA Competitions! (In Depth Tutorial)
Read: WCA Competition Tutorial

Group information will be updated here the week of the competition.

Live results will be available at this link during the event:

https://live.worldcubeassociation.org/

To Be Determined...

Effective July 12, 2022, travellers are no longer required to show proof of vaccination for entry into Belize's airport, land borders or sea ports

Masks will be OPTIONAL for this competition.

If the facility changes it's policy between now and the competition start date, we will abide by updated policies

Let us know if you have questions. If you are experiencing any Covid-19 symptoms or test positive before the competition, do not attend.

DONATE CUBES TO BELIZE! Nonprofit Cubing Enrichment Opportunities will be shipping cubes to schools in Belize weekly through the end of January, and letting Belizean families know to get their kids signed up!

Anthony Brooks (delegate) and Kristin Wiley (organizer) have family/ heritage in Belize.

Cubing Enrichment Opportunities will be hosting a 4-day cubing program in Belize prior to the competition. More information on the program will become available on her website.

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 cutoff 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.

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