Colorado Springs Winter 2020
- Jan 11, 2020
- Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
Discovery Canyon Campus
- Discovery Canyon Campus, 1810 North Gate Blvd Colorado Springs, CO 80921
Cafeteria. Enter through the PK-5 Tube Entrance, and follow signs.
- Mitchell Lane, Tristan Steeves, and Zachary Miller
- WCA Delegate
- Mitchell Lane
- Download all the competition's details as PDF .
Please note that this competition can only accomodate 110 competitors. We also ask that guests are kept to a minimum to ensure enough room for competitors. Be sure to register early to guarantee a spot in the competition!
The venue has filtered WiFi access. Most social media, including youtube, is blocked on the schools wifi. If you would like to browse these, Make sure to download a high quality VPN.
DCC students of all campuses are eligible for free registration. See the registration requirements below for more information.
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Online registration opened and closed .
- Registration requirements
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There is a competitor limit of 110 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $20 (United States Dollar).
Registration fees won't be refunded under any circumstance.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.
Registration requirements listed here are for this competition only. Other competitions may have different registration requirements.
How to Pay/Payment Structure
All registration payments are to be made by card via Stripe. There will be a box to pay this fee after you fill out your registration,
How to Withdraw/Alter Registration
Registered competitors withdraw/alter their registration by emailing the organisation team (via the contact link above) the following:
1. Statement of intent to withdraw/alter registration.
2. Changes to registration (if applicable).
3. Name (and WCA ID, if applicable) of the competitor.
Staff Member Registration
Competition staff members are hand-selected by the organisation team and will be offered registration free of charge in exchange for their service to the cubing community for the entire duration of the competition.
DCC Student Registration
If you are a student at any of the Discovery Canyon Campus schools, you may register for free. Please put your name and grade in the comments for verification. Then, submit your registration without payment. Please also bring a student ID to the competition.
Click here to display the highlights of the competition.
|3x3x3 Cube||Jack Ryan||8.23||9.51||United States||10.55||9.96||9.78||8.23||8.79|
|4x4x4 Cube||Jack Ryan||31.68||34.66||United States||31.68||33.68||33.08||37.23||39.32|
|5x5x5 Cube||Mitchell Lane||1:01.58||1:03.30||United States||1:05.04||1:03.80||1:03.31||1:02.80||1:01.58|
|6x6x6 Cube||Mitchell Lane||1:58.91||2:01.09||United States||2:01.18||2:03.19||1:58.91|
|3x3x3 One-Handed||Mitchell Lane||15.81||18.19||United States||17.81||20.24||15.81||16.51||24.74|
|Skewb||Brayden Wroten||1.78||4.31||United States||1.78||5.05||4.42||4.44||4.06|
|3x3x3 Cube||First round||Ao5||10:00.00||Top 32 advance to next round|
|Second round||Ao5||10:00.00||Top 12 advance to next round|
|4x4x4 Cube||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||1:30.00||2 attempts to get < 1:00.00||Top 10 advance to next round|
|5x5x5 Cube||Final||Bo2 / Ao5||2:20.00||2 attempts to get < 1:50.00|
|6x6x6 Cube||Final||Bo1 / Mo3||5:00.00||1 attempt to get < 4:00.00|
|3x3x3 One-Handed||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||45.00||2 attempts to get < 30.00||Top 12 advance to next round|
|Skewb||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||30.00||2 attempts to get < 15.00||Top 12 advance to next round|
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Schedule for Saturday (January 11, 2020)
Discovery Canyon Campus
1810 North Gate Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO 80921
The cafeteria is located between the Elementary and Middle Schools. Going through the tube, the doors, and taking a right will lead to the cafeteria.
The nearest airport is Colorado Springs Airport, around 30 minutes to the south. Flights are limited during the winter, so we also reccomend the Denver Airport, around an hour to the north.
The event is not providing food. Competitors and spectators are responsible for finding food as needed. There are various restaurants open around a half mile to a mile away, such as Dominos Pizza and Chick Fil A.
ALL COMPETITORS MUST READ THIS TAB BEFORE REGISTERING.
You will receive a card/nametag with personalized information detailing your events and what group you will be competing in for each event. We will be relying on competitors to help by judging whenever they are not competing. Judging is very easy, and is a great way to make time fly!
We will provide a judging tutorial at the beginning of the day, right before the start of 5x5. This will allow anyone with questions about how to judge to be properly prepared when they are expected to help.
We will need help judging for the second/final rounds of events as we can not assign staff for those in advance. Parents and guests are encouraged to learn how to judge; you do not need to know how to cube in order to be a great judge. Having enough judges ensures that we stay on schedule and are able to leave on time.
This event is open to cubers of any age and experience. For those of you new to cubing, welcome! We just ask that you know a couple things before coming to compete...
First, please be familiar with the WCA Regulations, found here.
Below we have put a video made specifically for new cubers, just to show them the basics of competing. This video will explain most of what a first timer will need to know, but they should still be familiar with all the regulations.
Q: Are there any restrictions on competing?
A: Nope! Anyone of any skill can compete in this competition, including first-timers. As long as you know how to solve the cube, go ahead and sign up!
Q: Do spectators have to pay?
A: No! All spectators are let into building for free.
Q: Do I use my own cube to compete?
A: Yes! You are responsible for your own hardware in order to compete.
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 wca.link/live to find information about current events.
Q: Why am I not on the registration list yet?
A: When you register, make sure you have paid the registration fee. Afterwards, your registration must then be manually accepted, so please wait at least 24 hours before contacting us. You should receive an email when your registration is accepted.
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 cube!
Q: Are there age divisions?
A: No! All competitors are on an equal playing field.
If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us by using the contact links on the general info page!
The organization team is looking for competitors to help with staffing at Colorado Springs Winter 2020.
These staff members must be able to:
Attempt to be able to help setup the venue at 7:15 AM and Cleanup the venue at the end of the competition
Complete tasks as assigned.
In return, staff members will receive:
Free Dominos Pizza Lunch
Refund of registration after competition has concluded.
You may find the application here: https://forms.gle/9ihuT5paQX4imgMp7
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If you reach the time limit during your solve, the judge will stop you and your result will be DNF (see Regulation A1a4).
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.