Happy Valley Spring 2022


Date
Mar 26, 2022
City
State College, Pennsylvania, United States
Venue

Pasquerilla Spiritual Center

Address
111 Paquerilla Spiritual Center/Eisenhower Chapel University Park, PA 16802
Details

Frizzell Room - basement level

Contact
Organization team
Organizers
Adam Vetser and Stephen Griggs
WCA Delegates
Corey Sakowski, Keaton Ellis, and Stephen Griggs
Download all the competition's details as PDF here.
Information

Competitors may bring at most one guest. This will be checked at the entrance of the competition. No external spectators are allowed, only those coming with a confirmed competitor will be allowed in the venue.

In accordance with University policy all competitors 17 years of age and younger MUST have their legal guardian accompanying them to this competition.

All attendees (competitors + guests) must show valid proof that they tested negative for COVID-19 within 96 hours (4 days) of the competition to be allowed inside the venue. The date when the test is conducted is what matters, not the date when the results are received. Any test conducted earlier than Tuesday, March 22nd is insufficient for entrance to the competition.

  • Competitors may bring at most one guest. No external spectators are allowed, only those coming with a confirmed competitor will be allowed in the venue.
  • Masks are 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.
  • The competition may be cancelled if the COVID-19 situation in Pennsylvania 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.
Events
Main event
Competitors
45
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
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There is a competitor limit of 50 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $16 (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 on the Register tab.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.
Spectators are only permitted as companions of competitors.

Highlights
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Carson Widjaja won with an average of 6.95 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Christopher Sun finished second (7.35) and Zavian Valedon finished third (7.69).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Carson Widjaja 6.08 6.95 United States 7.456.587.326.966.08
4x4x4 Cube Christopher Sun 24.31 27.76 United States 25.3230.6329.3128.6624.31
3x3x3 One-Handed Richard Jiankun Peng (彭健坤) 10.90 12.52 China 12.8117.9512.6512.0910.90
Pyraminx Michael Nielsen 1.82 2.41 United States 1.822.312.003.952.92
Square-1 Carson Widjaja 9.15 10.55 United States 9.1511.5312.7410.519.60
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 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 3:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:30.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 3:00.00
3x3x3 One-Handed Final Bo2 / Ao5 2:00.00 2 attempts to get < 45.00
Pyraminx First round Ao5 1:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00
Square-1 First round Bo2 / Ao5 1:20.00 2 attempts to get < 40.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:20.00

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Schedule for Saturday (March 26, 2022)

From 08:30 AM
To 09:00 AM
Setup / Check In
Main Room
From 09:00 AM
To 09:15 AM
New Competitor Tutorial
Main Room
From 09:15 AM
To 10:05 AM
Square-1 First round
Main Room
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
1:20.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 40.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 10:05 AM
To 10:45 AM
3x3x3 One-Handed Final
Main Room
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 45.00
From 10:45 AM
To 11:45 AM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Main Room
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 75% advance to next round
From 11:45 AM
To 01:00 PM
Lunch
Main Room
From 11:45 AM
To 01:00 PM
Extra Events: Face Turning Octahedron
Main Room
From 01:00 PM
To 01:40 PM
Pyraminx First round
Main Room
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 01:40 PM
To 02:05 PM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
Main Room
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 16 advance to next round
From 02:05 PM
To 02:55 PM
4x4x4 Cube First round
Main Room
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
3:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:30.00
Proceed
Top 16 advance to next round
From 02:55 PM
To 03:25 PM
Cap Flipping
Main Room
From 03:25 PM
To 03:55 PM
Pyraminx Final
Main Room
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
From 03:55 PM
To 04:25 PM
Square-1 Final
Main Room
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:20.00
From 04:25 PM
To 04:55 PM
4x4x4 Cube Final
Main Room
Format
Ao5
Time limit
3:00.00
From 04:55 PM
To 05:25 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
Main Room
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 05:25 PM
To 05:55 PM
Awards
Main Room
From 05:55 PM
To 06:25 PM
Cleanup / Teardown
Main Room

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.

Address:
Pasquerilla Spiritual Center
111 Pasquerilla Spiritual Center/Eisenhower Chapel
University Park, PA 16802

Travel Options:
Driving: The Spiritual Center is located right in the heart of the Penn State Campus on the corner of Allen and Curtin road. See here for more detailed driving directions.

Plane: The closest airport is the University Park Airport (SCE). It is a 10 minute drive away by car.

Bus:
* The State College Megabus stop is located just up the road at the Walmart on Atherton Street. (About a 5 minute drive away from the venue) See here for more information.
* The State College Greyhound station is located a little closer to the venue. (About a 4 minute drive or a 15 minute walk). See here for more information.

Parking: There are many parking options nearby. The recommended place to park is the Nittany Parking Deck. See here for more information.

Hotels: There are several hotels nearby on Beaver Ave and Atherton Street.

Lunch/Dinner:

Groups will be posted the week before the competition and sent via email as well.

Live results can be found on WCA Live

If there is enough interest in holding Face Turning Octahedron (FTO) as an unofficial event, we will do that during the lunch period.

Time permitting, cap flipping will be held before finals as an unofficial event.

-Competitors may use any 6 3x3 center caps for cap flipping
-Competitiors start with all centercaps face down in the arranegment of their choosing
-Competitors must flip all 6 center caps over. A +2 penalty will be assessed for every center cap on its side and not fully flipped. A DNF will result from failing to flip any center cap.

Thank you to The Cubicle for providing prizes!

Thank you to Daniel Goodman for sponsorsing cap flipping!

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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