Phillip Espinoza won the Discovery Science Center competition 2009 with an average of 13.49 seconds. Leyan Lo finished second (14.13) and Michael Gottlieb finished third (15.23).
Australian records: Dene Beardsley 3x3 15.06 (average), 6x6 3:04.27 (single) 3:32.71 (average).
Shenjia Zhang won the Beijing Metropolis Open 2009 with an average of 14.25 seconds. Timothy Sun finished second (14.83) and Lin Tao finished third (15.16).
World records: Haiyan Zhuang 3x3 blindfolded 47.22.
Asian records: Ge Song Magic 1.08 (average), Fubo Wang Master Magic 2.69 (average), Xiao Tan Master Magic 2.34 (single).
North American records: Timothy Sun 3x3 with feet 1:02.19 (single).
Andy Tsao won the Berkeley Spring competition 2009 with an average of 11.90 seconds. Leyan Lo finished second (12.69) and Dan Dzoan finished third (13.24).
Australian records: Dene Beardsley 4x4 1:05.42 (average), 5x5 1:37.78 (single) 1:43.80 (average), Square-1 23.97 (average).
Jimmy Coll won the Barcelona Open 2009 with an average of 13.37 seconds. Alejandro Aguado Barahona finished second (14.52) and David Calvo Vivas finished third (14.87).
World records: Jimmy Coll 3x3 Fewest moves 22 moves.
South American records: Gabriel Eduardo Núñez Serna Clock 25.15 (average).
Eric Limeback won the Motor City Open 2009 with an average of 12.69 seconds. Jim Mertens finished second (14.92) and Sarah Strong finished third (16.34).
African records: Emile Compion 3x3 13.50 (single) 15.52 (average), 4x4 1:02.94 (single) 1:17.20 (average), 5x5 1:31.61 (single) 1:47.64 (average), 2x2 3.77 (single) 5.25 (average), 3x3 One-handed 22.15 (single), Square-1 36.04 (average), 7x7 6:02.18 (single) 6:11.34 (average).