NJIT Spring 2023
- Mar 18, 2023
- Newark, New Jersey, United States
- 150 Bleeker St #1982, Newark, NJ 07102
Campus Center, Ballroom A (Second Floor)
- Organization team
- Rohan Volety
- WCA Delegates
- Evan Liu and Patrick Ponce
- Download all the competition's details as PDF .
This competition is recognized as an official World Cube Association competition. Therefore, all competitors must be familiar with the WCA regulations. If you are new to competing, please refer to the Competition Procedures tab.
How to get to Venue: There are two entrances. If you entered through the doors with a sky bridge above, turn left to take elevators or turn left at the middle of the building to go upstairs.
If you entered through the side with a field, take the elevators at the end of the building on the right or turn right at the middle of the building to go upstairs.
Signs will be posted around the building for directions.
Competitors may bring at most one guest.
Please note that the deadlines for refunds, making it off the waiting list, and updating events are now March 18, 2023 03:59 UTC.
- Main event
- Registration period
Online registration opened and closed .
- Registration requirements
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There is a competitor limit of 150 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $20 (United States Dollar).
If your registration is cancelled before you will be refunded 50% 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.
Competitors may bring at most 1 guest.
Click here to display the highlights of the competition.
Jerry Yao won with an average of 6.56 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Patrick Ponce finished second (6.75) and Carson Widjaja finished third (6.87).
North American records: Kyle Meade Pyraminx 1.78 (average).
|3x3x3 Cube||Jerry Yao||5.81||6.56||United States||5.81||7.81||6.41||5.85||7.42|
|4x4x4 Cube||Patrick Ponce||22.43||26.87||United States||27.17||22.43||29.87||44.33||23.57|
|5x5x5 Cube||Patrick Ponce||44.67||48.41||United States||44.67||49.98||46.53||48.72||50.74|
|3x3x3 One-Handed||Patrick Ponce||8.71||10.49||United States||11.19||11.58||11.29||8.98||8.71|
|Pyraminx||Kyle Meade||0.99||2.04||United States||1.20||0.99||1.85||3.08||3.94|
|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|
|4x4x4 Cube||Final||Bo2 / Ao5||4:00.00||2 attempts to get < 1:15.00|
|5x5x5 Cube||Final||Bo2 / Ao5||5:00.00||2 attempts to get < 2:20.00|
|3x3x3 One-Handed||Final||Bo2 / Ao5||3:00.00||2 attempts to get < 45.00|
|Pyraminx||First round||Ao5||1:00.00||Top 50% advance to next round|
|Second round||Ao5||1:00.00||Top 16 advance to next round|
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Schedule for Saturday (March 18, 2023)
The venue is the Campus Center, 150 Bleeker St, Newark NJ 07103
Train: The Newark Light rail has a stop on the NJIT campus
Airport: The Newark Liberty National Airport is 15 mins away via car and 30 via public transport
Parking: please park at the Summit Street Parking Deck
NJIT Parking Deck, 154 Summit St, Newark, NJ 07102
Parking is free inside the parking deck
After parking take a right and walk straight (crossing warren street) until you see the skybridge, enter the building on the left of the skybridge
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 tutorial 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:
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.
Before You Register
All prospective registrants need a WCA account. New competitors can create their own WCA account by clicking here and entering the required information.
How to Register Online
Prospective competitors register by:
1. Signing into their WCA account;
2. Clicking "Register" on the left side of this webpage, selecting the events they would like to compete in, and submitting their registration;
3. Paying the registration fee of $20.00. (The registration fee is the same regardless of how many events are selected.) Your registration is not complete until you have paid the registration fee.
The competitor limit for this competition is 150. The list of approved competitors can be found by clicking "Competitors" on the left side of this webpage. If there are already 150 competitors on that list, it means the competition is full, and any future registrants will be placed on the waitlist.
Competitors MUST register and pay online in order to compete. No at-the-door registrations or payments will be accepted.
Any requested changes to registration before 11:59 PM EST on Friday, March 10 will be honored. Your registration is not complete until your name shows up on the list.
How to Pay for Registration Online
Payment is processed through Stripe. Click on the "Register" tab on the left side of the webpage to register and pay all in one place! You can start the payment process by clicking "Pay your fees with card."
Approved competitors who cancel their registration before 11:59 PM EST on Friday, March 10 are eligible for a refund for half (50%) of their registration cost. After this date, no refund requests will be honored. Attempting to file a chargeback for the registration fee will lead to being blacklisted from future WCA events.
We will be keeping a waitlist for this competition. To secure a place on the waitlist once 150 competitors have paid, simply pay the registration fee. If a competitor emails us to drop out before 11:59 PM EST on Friday, March 10, you will be notified if you are the next competitor on the waitlist. After that deadline, all remaining competitors on the waitlist will be emailed letting them know they did not get off the waitlist and will be fully refunded.
We will be using WCA Live to track the live results of this competiton.
Navigate to https://live.worldcubeassociation.org/ and click on NJIT Spring 2023.
This competition is Sponsored by the NJIT Dice and Decks club
This competition is being sponsored by TheCubicle, and they will be generously providing gift cards as prizes for podiums.
All Other Podiums
All competitors will be expected to judge and scramble throughout the day.
If you would like to apply as staff, you may apply to do so at this link. Staff members are expected to spend the majority of the day volunteering and working. They will receive free registration and lunch.
Please note that full time staff still have to pay upfront, and you will be refunded after the competition if you are selected, you attend, and are actively helping.
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.