Florida Returns 2021


Date
Jul 24, 2021
City
Orlando, Florida, United States
Venue

Black Belt Center

Address
4516 Hoffner Ave 32812
Details

Venue is a martial arts studio, enter through the double black doors, overflow parking is across the street at Publix

Contact

Florida Returns 2021 Organizers

Organizers
Nancy Hartman and Sean Hartman
WCA Delegates
Jacob Ambrose, Katie Hull, Nancy Hartman, and Zachary White
Download all the competition's details as PDF here.
Information

Registration is now closed and the waitlist is full.

  • Please review the COVID precautions tab for information regarding the steps taken to increase competitor safety at this competition.
  • Please review the other tabs for more information on the competition.
  • Please review the competitor information tab befroe the competition.

STAFF
Please contact us if you are interested. You must be able to staff for the entire competition. Staff will pay registration and have it refunded upon completion of staffing for the competition.

Events
Main event
Competitors
40
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
This competition is over, click here to display the registration requirements it used.
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 40 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $30 (United States Dollar).
If your registration is cancelled before you will be refunded 95% 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 by contacting the organization team.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.


We will have Covid restrictions in place.
Due to COVID-19 we are limiting 1 guest per competitor - if you are able to attend by yourself we recommend not having guests.
Due to COVID-19 we will not be accepting event changes during the competition - please request changes by Friday July 16, 2021 7:00pm EST.
After the competitor limit has been reached, you may still pay and be put on a waiting list. If you are first/next on the waitlist and someone cancels their registration then your registration will be confirmed. Please, let us know as soon as possible if you are not able to attend to allow another competitor to attend. After the competition all competitors on the waitlist will receive a refund for the registration cost minus tax

Extra Information

Please make sure your email associated with your wca account is one that you regularly check as you will need to see any emails the organization team may send out.
To register for this competition, you must pay in full in advance through Stripe. Your registration is not complete until you pay.
If you are having payment problems, please contact the organizers for an alternative payment method.
To cancel your registration, please email the organizers with your name telling them you want to cancel your registration. You will recieve a 95% refund if you let us know before registration closes. If you are having trouble paying on the website or any other registration problems, please use the contact button to talk to us.
After the competition reaches 30 competitors, a waitlist will be created. You must pay to be placed on the waitlist. If you are at the top of the waitlist and someone cancels their registration, you will receive an email from the organizers letting you know your registration was accepted.
After the competition, all competitors on the waiting list will recieve a 95% refund.
If the competition reaches its competitor limit and when registration closes, no additional registrations will be accepted. No exceptions.

Highlights
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Luke Garrett won with an average of 6.01 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Yi-Fan Wu (吳亦凡) finished second (7.53) and Nicolás Sánchez finished third (7.87).

World records: Tommy Cherry‎ 3x3x3 Blindfolded 15.27 (single).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Luke Garrett 5.20 6.01 United States 5.945.205.417.436.69
2x2x2 Cube Zayn Khanani 0.95 1.32 United States 1.410.951.391.291.28
4x4x4 Cube Yi-Fan Wu (吳亦凡) 22.70 29.94 Taiwan 31.0327.7933.8531.0122.70
5x5x5 Cube Yi-Fan Wu (吳亦凡) 47.01 50.19 Taiwan 49.3949.1653.8952.0347.01
3x3x3 Blindfolded Tommy Cherry 15.27 WR DNF United States 15.2715.82DNF
3x3x3 One-Handed Luke Garrett 8.11 11.17 United States 12.6612.8810.708.1110.15
Megaminx Tommy Cherry 39.20 48.12 United States 1:00.9048.0146.3849.9839.20
Square-1 Noah Swor 5.89 9.30 United States 8.905.899.639.429.59
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First 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 Final Bo2 / Ao5 4:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:45.00
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 6:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:45.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3 20:00.00 cumulative *
3x3x3 One-Handed Final Bo2 / Ao5 2:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
Megaminx Final Bo2 / Ao5 6:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:45.00
Square-1 Final Bo2 / Ao5 2:30.00 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00

You are viewing the schedule for the venue Black Belt Center.
The schedule is displayed in the timezone America/New_York.

Schedule for Saturday (July 24, 2021)

From 08:45 AM
To 09:00 AM
Tutorial for new competitors and competitor information
Venue is a martial arts studio, enter through the double black doors, overflow parking is across the street at Publix
From 09:00 AM
To 10:00 AM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Venue is a martial arts studio, enter through the double black doors, overflow parking is across the street at Publix
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 10:00 AM
To 11:00 AM
2x2x2 Cube First round
Venue is a martial arts studio, enter through the double black doors, overflow parking is across the street at Publix
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 11:00 AM
To 12:15 PM
5x5x5 Cube Final
Venue is a martial arts studio, enter through the double black doors, overflow parking is across the street at Publix
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
6:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 2:45.00
From 12:15 PM
To 01:00 PM
Lunch
Venue is a martial arts studio, enter through the double black doors, overflow parking is across the street at Publix
From 01:00 PM
To 02:05 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final
Venue is a martial arts studio, enter through the double black doors, overflow parking is across the street at Publix
Format
Bo3
Time limit
20:00.00 cumulative *
From 02:05 PM
To 03:15 PM
4x4x4 Cube Final
Venue is a martial arts studio, enter through the double black doors, overflow parking is across the street at Publix
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
4:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:45.00
From 03:15 PM
To 04:00 PM
Square-1 Final
Venue is a martial arts studio, enter through the double black doors, overflow parking is across the street at Publix
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2:30.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
From 04:00 PM
To 04:55 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed Final
Venue is a martial arts studio, enter through the double black doors, overflow parking is across the street at Publix
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
From 04:55 PM
To 06:00 PM
Megaminx Final
Venue is a martial arts studio, enter through the double black doors, overflow parking is across the street at Publix
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
6:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 2:45.00
From 06:00 PM
To 06:20 PM
2x2x2 Cube Final
Venue is a martial arts studio, enter through the double black doors, overflow parking is across the street at Publix
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 06:20 PM
To 06:45 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
Venue is a martial arts studio, enter through the double black doors, overflow parking is across the street at Publix
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 06:45 PM
To 07:00 PM
Awards/Clean up
Venue is a martial arts studio, enter through the double black doors, overflow parking is across the street at Publix

Important Links

(Links will be updated closer to the competition)
Group Sheet: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/18nHh62qM4HZQ9SIGOenHMp4dJAyvolLxfZruNgSJKGA/edit
Live Results: https://live.worldcubeassociation.org/competitions/599

All Competitors

  • Please try to arrive at least 30 minutes early for the events you are competing in to ensure that you are on time for your events
  • We will use regulation 9p3 as much as we can, so if you do not arrive to compete by the event is ending your spot may be given up to the next competitor in the rankings.
  • Your delegates for this competition are: Nancy Hartman, Jacob Ambrose and Katie Hull. Ask them if you have any questions throughout the day!
  • To keep the competition running on time and to ensure we can keep all events we will be requiring competitors to also judge. Pay attention to the group assignment sheet - If you are in the first group of an event you will then judge the second group, if in the second group you will judge the third group and so on - if you are in the last group you will judge the first group. This is essential to keep the events on schedule. We also invite any parents or guests to also help to judge - thank you for your support. Please arrive to attend the New Competitor & Judges tutorial.

New Competitors

  • You can watch Kit Clement's WCA Competitor Tutorial Video
  • Please be familiar with all of WCA's regulations, most importantly Article A. If you have any questions about the regulations, feel free to ask.
  • In each event we will have rounds. We will take the top competitors into subsequent rounds. After a round is completed it will be entered into live.worldcubeassociation.org. Your name will be highlited if you are advancing to the next round.
  • Each round will be divided into groups to help them run more efficiently. We will call the groups in order with a last call during the last group. Please bring your puzzle up when your group is called. We are allowed to deny you the ability to compete if you do not come up by the last call.

Staff

Please contact us if you are interested!

Awards

Certificates will be given for podium winners, as well as $15 for 1st, $10 for 2nd, and $5 for 3rd place from Speedcubeshop.com. The codes will be sent out via email after the competition.

In order to comply with the CDC and Florida/Orange County COVID-19 protocols and mandates:

  • We will privide hand sanitizer, masks, and disinfecting wipes available to everyone in attendance.
  • We strongly recommend that participants and guests wear a mask. Florida mandates that vaccinated people are not required to wear masks.
  • We ask that any attendee showing symptons of COVID stay home.
  • Competitors will remain at their station to complete all solves in their group and stations will be sanitized in between.
  • There will NOT be a competitor waiting area. Due to the COVID limitations for group size , guests will be required to wait/remain in a designated area.

This competition is sponsored by speedcubeshop.com ! Gift Card Codes of $15, $10, and $5 will be given for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place podiums respectively.

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).
A cumulative time limit may be enforced (see Regulation A1a2).

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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