Ardmore Big & Blind 2023
- Jan 14, 2023
- Ardmore, Oklahoma, United States
Courtyard by Marriott Ardmore
- 2025 N Rockford Rd, Ardmore, OK 73401
The Green Room
- Organization team
- Casey Ngo, Fletcher Berry, Jose Ortiz Jr., Ryan Pilat, and Zachary Walden
- WCA Delegates
- Calvin Nielson and Fletcher Berry
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There is a competitor limit of 25 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.
Spectators are only permitted as companions of competitors.
Registrations must be accepted manually, so if you do not see your name on the competitor's list within a business day, then please contact the organizers to resolve the issue.
If this is your first competition, you must bring some form to prove your identity, birth date, and nationality. This is to ensure you are a new competitor. Also, if there's a chance of setting a national record, we need to prove your nationality. Acceptable forms of ID are passport, birth certificate, driver's license, school ID, or school transcripts. If you have any questions about this or what's acceptable, please email the organizers.
Registrations may be deferred due to:
- Incorrect date of birth
- Incorrect name
- Representing a foreign country and not providing documentation
In all of the above cases, the organizers will email you before accepting the registration to confirm the information provided.
After the competitor limit has been reached, you may still pay and be put on a waiting list. If you are first on the waitlist and someone cancels their registration, then you will receive an email from the organizers. You must reply to the email and confirm your registration within 24 hours of receiving the email to compete. If no response is heard from you, the next person on the waiting list will be offered your spot. After the competition, all competitors on the waiting list will receive a refund for the registration cost minus tax. Registrants on the waiting list may be accepted onto the competitor's list until Thursday, January 5, 2023 at 6:00 PM CST.
We will not be accepting event changes during the competition. If you wish to change which events you are registered for, please contact the organization team prior to Thursday, January 5, 2023 at 6:00 PM CST.
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Ryan Pilat won with a mean of 1:45.21 in the 6x6x6 Cube event. Lydia Workman finished second (1:51.60) and Jose Ortiz Jr. finished third (1:55.15).
|5x5x5 Cube||Ryan Pilat||59.53||1:01.43||United States||1:02.65||1:02.00||59.65||1:08.92||59.53|
|6x6x6 Cube||Ryan Pilat||1:42.95||1:45.21||United States||1:46.12||1:42.95||1:46.55|
|7x7x7 Cube||Ryan Pilat||2:33.21||2:41.97||United States||2:45.71||2:33.21||2:46.98|
|3x3x3 Blindfolded||Jeremy Sheng||19.48||DNF||United States||19.48||DNF||DNF|
|Clock||Ryan Pilat||5.41||7.50||United States||DNF||9.71||5.81||6.97||5.41|
|Square-1||Dylan Baumbach||5.34||6.31||United States||6.63||5.78||5.34||8.12||6.51|
|4x4x4 Blindfolded||Ryan Pilat||3:37.28||DNF||United States||3:37.28||DNF||DNF|
|5x5x5 Blindfolded||Mason Langenderfer||16:12.00||DNF||United States||DNF||DNF||16:12.00|
|5x5x5 Cube||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||5:00.00||2 attempts to get < 2:00.00||Top 8 advance to next round|
|6x6x6 Cube||First round||Bo1 / Mo3||8:00.00||1 attempt to get < 4:00.00||Top 12 advance to next round|
|Second round||Mo3||8:00.00||Top 8 advance to next round|
|7x7x7 Cube||First round||Bo1 / Mo3||10:00.00||1 attempt to get < 5:00.00||Top 8 advance to next round|
|3x3x3 Blindfolded||First round||Bo3||10:00.00 cumulative *||Top 8 advance to next round|
|Final||Bo3||10:00.00 cumulative *|
|Clock||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||1:00.00||2 attempts to get < 30.00||Top 8 advance to next round|
|Square-1||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||2:00.00||2 attempts to get < 45.00||Top 8 advance to next round|
|4x4x4 Blindfolded||Final||Bo3||1:15:00.00 total for 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final and 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final **|
|5x5x5 Blindfolded||Final||Bo3||1:15:00.00 total for 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final and 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final **|
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Schedule for Saturday (January 14, 2023)
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- Please try to arrive at least 30 minutes early for the events you are competing in to ensure that you are on time for that event.
- We will use regulation 9p3 as much as we can. So if you do not arrive to compete by the time the event is starting, your spot may be given up the next competitor in the rankings.
- 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 - 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.
- Your delegate for this competition Calvin Nielson. Ask him if you have any questions throughout the day!
- Please try to arrive early to watch the new competitor introduction.
- Additionally 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 us.
- 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 WCA Live. 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, along with a last call during the last group. Please come bring your puzzle up and wait in the competitor waiting area 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.
Room Details: The competition will be held in The Green Room.
Parking: There is parking near the venue.
Lunch: There are several restaurants near the venue. Here are the closest restaurants.
Hotels: The competition is taking place at a Courtyard Marriott. There are also several other hotels near the venue. Here are the closest hotels.
This competition is sponsored by TheCubicle! They will be providing gift cards to the podium.
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).
A cumulative time limit may be enforced across rounds (see Guideline A1a2++).
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.