The competition will take place at UC San Diego's Price Center, in Ballroom East (second floor).
Online registration opened and closed .
How to Withdraw Registration with Refund
Registered competitors withdraw their registration by emailing the organisation team (firstname.lastname@example.org) the following:
1. Statement of intent to withdraw registration with refund.
2. Name (and WCA ID, if applicable) of the competitor.
3. IMPORTANT: Confirmation of registration payment and name of payer.
|3x3x3 Cube||Max Park||5.40||6.05||United States||5.40||5.98||6.18||6.00||6.40|
|2x2x2 Cube||Hsiang-Kuang Zhuang (莊翔光)||1.90||2.62||Taiwan||3.18||2.20||1.90||2.47||8.84|
|6x6x6 Cube||Max Park||1:13.90||1:19.08||United States||1:27.22||1:16.12||1:13.90|
|3x3x3 Blindfolded||Graham Siggins||22.89||25.63||United States||28.14||25.87||22.89|
|3x3x3 One-Handed||Max Park||7.72||10.37||United States||10.19||12.23||10.05||10.88||7.72|
|Megaminx||Michael Muething||46.29||49.23||United States||DNF||51.81||46.70||49.19||46.29|
|3x3x3 Cube||First round||Ao5||10:00.00||Top 64 advance to next round|
|Second round||Ao5||10:00.00||Top 8 advance to next round|
|2x2x2 Cube||First round||Ao5||45.00||Top 16 advance to next round|
|6x6x6 Cube||Final||Bo1 / Mo3||7:30.00||1 attempt to get < 4:20.00|
|3x3x3 Blindfolded||First round||Bo3||10:00.00 cumulative *||Top 8 advance to next round|
|3x3x3 One-Handed||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||1:30.00||2 attempts to get < 35.00||Top 8 advance to next round|
|Megaminx||Final||Bo2 / Ao5||5:00.00||2 attempts to get < 2:00.00|
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We will be holding Team Blind at this competition! See more information here.
Showing up to compete!
To all our first-time competitors, WELCOME!
The cubing community is absolutely awesome, and we hope that you have a great experience competing for the first time! To make this possible, we would like you to know a few things before the big day:
First, please be familiar with the WCA regulations, found here:
Make sure to watch this competitor tutorial, which details the competing process for first-timers:
If you have any questions after this video, we will be having a new competitor tutorial right before 3x3. That would be the perfect time to ask those questions and clear up any confusion.
Q: Do I use my own cube to compete?
A: YES! You are responsible for your own hardware in order to compete.
Q: What is the normal age of competitors at these events?
A: All ages are welcome, but in general competitors are between 10 and 20 years old. Don't let this stop you though, everyone can and should cube!
Q: What is the competition like?
A; Competitions are a bunch of tables where nerds like us get to sit and discuss our favorite thing, Cubes! Of course in addition there is competing, which will occupy one side of the competition hall, where you will see lots of timers flickering with contestants new personal bests. Most competitions have a break for lunch, and the competing is split up into heats, as to better organize who competes when. (Check the Groups tab and listen at the competition for more info on this.)
Q: How do I find results?
A: All results are posted on the WCA page a couple of days after the competition finishes. However, for the day of competing, go to cubecomps to find information about current events. This is also where you will find information about 2nd and 3rd rounds of events.
Q: Why am I not on the registration list yet?
A: Make sure you pay you entrance fee in order to be automatically placed on the registered list, which will also guarantee you a spot in the competition. If payment may be any issue, or you are not sure if you can attend, use the contact button to talk to us, and see if we can work out another payment strategy, or have you pay on arrival at the compeition. No matter what you situation may be however, please register online. It is much easier for us to have you register now and pay later, then to have to input information at another time.
Q: Are there age divisions?
A: Nope! All cometitors compete in the same group.
Team Blind is an unofficial cubing event that we are hosting at this competition! The solve is accomplished by two cubers - one cuber is blindfolded and holds the cube, and the other cuber is sighted and tells the blindfolded cuber the moves to solve it. This event will be held during the first half of lunch.
Team Blind is an event where two competitors cooperatively solve the 3x3x3 Cube. One competitor, the "caller," communicates which moves to execute to the other competitor, the "solver," who performs the moves.
We will follow the WCA Regulations as best as possible. The relevant changes are:
The format will be an Average of 5 (ao5) with the best and worst times removed and the other three averaged.
Cutoff and time limit: We will have a cutoff of 1:30 and a 3:00 minute time limit for this event. This means that in order to complete the ao5, a team must solve under 1:30 in the first two solves. Any solve over 3:00 is a result of DNF.
All competitors will have a personal event sheet that will also contain their judging roles for the day.
These competitor cards will be released several days before the competition begins.
We recommend parking in the Gilman parking structure. Parking is $1.50 per hour, with a $6 daily maximum. See Visitor Parking Info
Please park only in designated visitor parking areas (see link above). Cars parked in spots marked "24/7 Reserved" may be ticketed or towed.
Getting to UCSD (Gilman parking structure):
Venue & Campus:
Here is a campus map, and here is a map of the Price Center. After parking at Gilman parking structure, walk north on Russell Lane, left on Rupertus Lane, then right on Myers Drive. The competiton will be held in the East Ballroom on the second floor of the Price Center . There will be signs posted directing toward the ballroom.
Live results will be posted on WCA Live here: https://live.worldcubeassociation.org/competitions/UCSDWinter2020
Personalized name cards will be available upon arriving at the competition. If you lose you name card, you can view it here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1tmVJrNCw1OsCm3nH1dMbmQSkhcGlpU3s/view?usp=sharing
The result to beat to proceed to the second phase of a cutoff round (see Regulation 9g).
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.