NxN Minnesota 2022


Date
Aug 14, 2022
City
St Michael, Minnesota, United States
Venue

City Center Building

Address
11800 Town Center Drive NE, St. Michael, MN, 55446
Details

Chamber Room

Contact
Organization team
Organizers
Shain Longbehn and Yusuf Ragab
WCA Delegates
Carter Kucala and Jair Sosa
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Information

This competition is on 8/14/22, which is a Sunday.

You MUST read the COVID-19 Safety Protocol prior to registering. Your registration indicates you have read and understand these rules, and agree to abide by them. Masks are required at all times in the competition room.

This competition is a series competition with Side Events Minnesota 2022. You may only compete in one of these competitions. Attempting to register for both competitions in this series will result in the organization team choosing which registration is valid on your behalf.

Events
Main event
Competitors
64
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
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There is a competitor limit of 70 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $22 (United States Dollar).
If your registration is cancelled before you will be refunded 90% 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.


You MUST read the COVID-19 Safety Protocol prior to registering. Your registration indicates you have read and understand these rules, and agree to abide by them. Masks are required at all times in the competition room.

This competition is a series competition with Side Events Minnesota 2022. You may only compete in one of these competitions. Attempting to register for both competitions in this series will result in the organization team choosing which registration is valid on your behalf.

Highlights
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Ciarán Beahan won with an average of 6.86 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Brian Johnson finished second (7.15) and Zeke Mackay finished third (7.29).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Ciarán Beahan 5.77 6.86 Ireland 6.237.297.075.777.55
2x2x2 Cube Brian Johnson 1.00 1.54 United States 1.623.131.371.631.00
4x4x4 Cube Ciarán Beahan 23.04 24.89 Ireland 27.5826.9123.0423.4824.29
5x5x5 Cube Ciarán Beahan 42.47 46.61 Ireland 49.0942.4745.4947.5346.82
6x6x6 Cube Carter Bitz 1:41.16 1:47.53 United States 1:55.911:45.521:41.16
Square-1 Brian Johnson 9.40 9.88 United States 13.339.939.929.809.40
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 36 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 2:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 2:00.00
4x4x4 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 2:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:20.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 2:00.00
5x5x5 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 4:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:15.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 4:00.00
6x6x6 Cube First round Bo1 / Mo3 6:00.00 1 attempt to get < 4:00.00 Top 8 advance to next round
Final Mo3 6:00.00
Square-1 First round Bo2 / Ao5 2:00.00 2 attempts to get < 40.00 Top 75% advance to next round
Second round Ao5 2:00.00 Top 8 advance to next round
Final Ao5 2:00.00

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Schedule for Sunday (August 14, 2022)

From 08:20 AM
To 08:45 AM
Registration
Chamber Room
From 08:45 AM
To 09:00 AM
New Competitor Tutorial
Chamber Room
From 09:00 AM
To 10:15 AM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Chamber Room
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 36 advance to next round
From 10:15 AM
To 10:55 AM
4x4x4 Cube First round
Chamber Room
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:20.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 10:55 AM
To 11:40 AM
2x2x2 Cube First round
Chamber Room
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 11:40 AM
To 12:15 PM
Square-1 First round
Chamber Room
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 40.00
Proceed
Top 75% advance to next round
From 12:15 PM
To 01:05 PM
Lunch
Chamber Room
From 01:05 PM
To 01:55 PM
5x5x5 Cube First round
Chamber Room
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
4:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 2:15.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 01:55 PM
To 02:25 PM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
Chamber Room
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 02:25 PM
To 03:10 PM
6x6x6 Cube First round
Chamber Room
Format
Bo1 / Mo3
Time limit
6:00.00
Cutoff
1 attempt to get < 4:00.00
Proceed
Top 8 advance to next round
From 03:10 PM
To 03:35 PM
Square-1 Second round
Chamber Room
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 8 advance to next round
From 03:35 PM
To 04:05 PM
5x5x5 Cube Final
Chamber Room
Format
Ao5
Time limit
4:00.00
From 04:05 PM
To 04:30 PM
6x6x6 Cube Final
Chamber Room
Format
Mo3
Time limit
6:00.00
From 04:30 PM
To 04:40 PM
2x2x2 Cube Final
Chamber Room
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 04:40 PM
To 05:00 PM
4x4x4 Cube Final
Chamber Room
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 05:00 PM
To 05:20 PM
Square-1 Final
Chamber Room
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 05:20 PM
To 05:40 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
Chamber Room
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 05:40 PM
To 06:10 PM
Awards
Chamber Room

ALL COMPETITORS MUST READ THIS TAB BEFORE REGISTERING.

New Competitors:

-Before the competition, watch this great video made by WCA Senior Delegate Kit Clement with the basics of how it all works.
-Also check out this written tutorial on the WCA website to learn about the procedures for competing and judging.
-We encourage first time competitors to test out the timing equipment before your first attempt! Feel free to ask a staff member how competing works.
-The competitors will be split up into groups for competing. You will be assigned a group, which you can find on the Groups Tab.
-On the day of the competition when your group number is called you bring your puzzle up and put it on a scorecard with your name on it and wait in the competitor waiting area until your name is called.
-It's a good idea to arrive before the scheduled time for your event because if you are not there for the last call you might not be allowed to compete.
-Read the "All Competitors" information below.

All Competitors:

-Be familiar with the WCA Regulations!
-We are going to need all the help we can get from volunteers throughout the day to make the competition run well. You may judge in any group that you aren't competing during, in addition to your assigned judging!
-Information about assigned judging will be available around the room; you will be assigned one group of helping for each event you are competing in.
-Parents and spectators are welcome to judge too, it's a great way to have a new experience and be more involved with the event, other than competing!
-If you do not know how to judge all of the staff members are more than happy to teach you.
-Flash photography is NOT allowed because it is very distracting to people while they are solving.
-You must NOT talk about the scrambles of an event while it is still in progress (2g3).
-Make sure all screens of any cameras or phones you have on the table are facing away from you and do not touch them during the attempt, otherwise this will result in a DNF (2i2).
-Please treat the venue with respect, pick up any trash, keep track of your puzzles, and respect other people's puzzles.

We will provide a judging tutorial at the beginning of the day, right before the start of the 3x3 Speedsolving event. This will allow anyone with questions about how to judge to be properly prepared when they are expected to help. We hope that this system will fairly divide up the judging of the competition and make the competition run smoothly for all.

Schedule Changes and Rounds:

-Be aware of regulation A1a3: if we are lacking volunteers or the competition begins to fall behind schedule, we reserve the right to make the limits stricter as needed. We don't want that to happen, so please consider helping out when you aren't competing!
-In regards to later rounds, be aware of regulation 9p3. If you won't be present for a further round you made it to please let us know so we can drop you and move someone else into the round; similarly, if you aren't present when the further round begins we may assume that to be your withdrawal and drop you so the next competitor in the rankings can compete.

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.

  • Masks are mandatory and will be available if needed
  • Attendees should maintain a minimum of 3ft from others whenever possible.
  • 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.
  • The competition may be cancelled if the COVID-19 situation in Minnesota and/or the US progresses.

Note: The COVID safety restrictions may change if cases increase or decrease in Minnesota and/or the US.

This competition is a series competition with Side Events Minnesota 2022. You may only compete in one of these competitions. Attempting to register for both competitions in this series will result in the organization team choosing which registration is valid on your behalf.

The competitions in this series:

NxN Minnesota 2022 (8/14): 3x3, 2x2, 4x4, 5x5, 6x6, Square-1
Side Events Minnesota 2022 (8/20): 3x3, 3x3 One-Handed, Clock, Megaminx, Pyraminx, Skewb, Square-1, Mirror Blocks (Unofficial)

Mental Breakdown Minnesota 2022 is NOT a part of this series. Anyone registered for one of the competitions in this series may register for that competition as well.

The registration period for NxN Minnesota has ended and the waitlist has been closed.

We would like to thank TheCubicle for sponsoring NxN Minnesota and Side Events Minnesota!

TheCubicle Home Page

Groups for this competition can be found here.

For each event, competitors are called to compete one group at a time. To facilitate this, all competitors will be assigned to a specific group for each event. Judging, running, and scrambling assignments for helping out at the competition are also listed for each competitor. Group assignments will be published on this tab closer to the competition.

The competitor cards will also be available on a lanyard for each competitor at registration the morning of the competition. All competitors will be required to wear their lanyards throughout the day of the competition.

Live results will be available at this link during the event.

https://live.worldcubeassociation.org/

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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