Empire State Summer B 2021


Date
Aug 1, 2021
City
Albany, New York, United States
Venue

Albany Capital Center

Address
55 Eagle St, Albany, NY 12207
Details

Level 2 Pre-Function

Contact
Organization team
Organizers
Andrew Bae, Evan Liu, and Louis Meunier
WCA Delegates
Evan Liu and Lauren Phung
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Information

This is a twin competition with Empire State Summer A 2021. You may only register for and compete in one of the two competitions. If you have already registered (with payment) for Empire State Summer A 2021, your registration for this competition will be rejected.

Competitors may bring at most one guest.

Events
Main event
Competitors
68
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
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There is a competitor limit of 80 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $30 (United States Dollar).
Registration fees won't be refunded under any circumstance.
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 by contacting the organization team.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.
Spectators can attend for free.

Registration is not complete until payment of the registration fee is made.

Highlights
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Jerry Yao won with an average of 6.86 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Daniel Rose-Levine finished second (7.21) and Daniel Gutierrez finished third (7.49).

World records: Zayn Khanani‎ 2x2x2 Cube 1.13 (average).

North American records: Zayn Khanani‎ Skewb 2.35 (average).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Jerry Yao 6.48 6.86 United States 7.716.846.647.116.48
2x2x2 Cube Zayn Khanani 1.11 1.39 United States 1.111.142.531.381.66
3x3x3 One-Handed Andrew Bae 8.88 12.66 United States 18.0812.528.8812.6312.82
Skewb Zayn Khanani 1.77 2.96 United States 3.541.773.353.252.28
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 40 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 1:00.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 1:00.00 Top 8 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2 / Ao5 2:00.00 2 attempts to get < 45.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 2:00.00 Top 8 advance to next round
Final Ao5 2:00.00
Skewb First round Ao5 1:00.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00

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Schedule for Sunday (August 01, 2021)

From 08:00 AM
To 08:30 AM
Registration
Level 2 Pre-Function
From 08:30 AM
To 08:45 AM
Competitor Tutorial
Level 2 Pre-Function
From 08:45 AM
To 10:00 AM
2x2x2 Cube First round
Level 2 Pre-Function
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Proceed
Top 16 advance to next round
From 10:00 AM
To 11:30 AM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Level 2 Pre-Function
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 40 advance to next round
From 11:30 AM
To 12:45 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed First round
Level 2 Pre-Function
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 45.00
Proceed
Top 16 advance to next round
From 12:45 PM
To 01:30 PM
Lunch
Level 2 Pre-Function
From 01:30 PM
To 02:30 PM
Skewb First round
Level 2 Pre-Function
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Proceed
Top 16 advance to next round
From 02:30 PM
To 03:15 PM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
Level 2 Pre-Function
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 16 advance to next round
From 03:15 PM
To 03:45 PM
2x2x2 Cube Second round
Level 2 Pre-Function
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Proceed
Top 8 advance to next round
From 03:45 PM
To 04:15 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed Second round
Level 2 Pre-Function
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 8 advance to next round
From 04:15 PM
To 04:45 PM
Skewb Final
Level 2 Pre-Function
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
From 04:45 PM
To 05:00 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed Final
Level 2 Pre-Function
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 05:00 PM
To 05:15 PM
2x2x2 Cube Final
Level 2 Pre-Function
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
From 05:15 PM
To 05:45 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
Level 2 Pre-Function
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 05:45 PM
To 06:00 PM
Awards
Level 2 Pre-Function

All attendees (competitors + guests) must show valid proof that they satisfy one of the following two requirements in order to be allowed in the venue:

-They are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. To clarify, an individual is only considered fully vaccinated if they have received their second dose of a two-dose vaccine (Pfizer or Moderna) or their only dose of a single-dose vaccine (J&J) more than two weeks before the competition. Any dose received after Saturday, July 17th is insufficient for competition A, and any dose received after Sunday, July 18th is insufficient for competition B.
OR
-They tested negative for COVID-19 within 96 hours (4 days) of the competition. The date when the test is conducted is what matters, not the date when the results are received. Any test conducted earlier than Tuesday, July 27th is insufficient for competition A, and any test conducted earlier than Wednesday, July 28th is insufficient for competition B.

  • Competitors may bring at most one guest.
  • Masks are required at all times and will be provided for all attendees along with hand sanitizer and sanitizing wipes.
  • Attendees should maintain a minimum of 3ft from others whenever possible.
  • The organizing team strongly recommends receiving a COVID-19 vaccination before competing. For information on, and finding vaccines near you, please use this website!
  • If you have symptoms related to COVID-19 such as cough, fever, shortness of breath, etc. do not attend this competition.
  • If you have had a positive COVID-19 test or prolonged exposure to someone with the virus within 14 days prior to the competition, do not attend.
  • Competitors are strongly encouraged to bring their own pen for the duration of the competition.
  • Competitors must wipe down their puzzles with a sanitizing wipe before submitting.
  • The competition may be cancelled if the COVID-19 situation in New York and/or the US gets worse.
  • By registering for this competition, you agree that you understand all the information presented in this tab, will abide by all the COVID-19 restrictions placed on this competition, and acknowledge the risk of contracting COVID-19 or any other disease in attending an event of this scale.

Address:
Albany Capital Center
55 Eagle St, Albany, NY 12207

Traveling by train: There are numerous Amtrak trains per day from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer, which is then a short drive across the Hudson River from downtown Albany.

Parking: Downtown Albany has free street parking every weekend. It also has 3 garages with free parking on weekends unless there is a special event taking place. The convention center also has its own garage, but it is not free.

Hotels: Some of the closest hotels include the Hilton Albany, Fairfield Inn and Suites Albany Downtown, and Hampton Inn and Suites Albany Downtown.

ALL COMPETITORS MUST READ THIS TAB BEFORE REGISTERING

For First-Time Competitors

All newcomers must be familiar with the WCA Regulations before competing. This video gives a basic overview of the rules.

In addition, please read this document before coming to the competition.

For All Competitors

When you arrive, you will receive a card with personalized information detailing your events and what group you will be competing in for each event. In addition, you will also have judging/scrambling assignments on your card. Every competitor is expected to help out during the event(s) they are registered for. The card will look like the following:

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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.

TheCubicle will be providing prizes for the winners!

www.cubetshirtshop.com will also be providing prizes for the winners! They will be vending at the A competition, but not the B 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 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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