Announced by Thaynara Santana de Oliveira on

The application period for WCA World Championship 2019 has ended. Thank you to everyone who submitted their application documents! Here are the list of the cities that applied:

Beijing or Guangzhou, China
Brest, Belarus
Melbourne, Australia

The selection team will be the Board members: Olivér Perge (process leader), Alberto Pérez de Rada Fiol, and Bob Burton.

The selection process will consist of individual evaluations of the applications, interviews with the applicants, and finally a vote by the selection team. The goal is to come to an agreement about the winning applicant, so that we can proceed with confidence that the competition will be successful and a positive experience for all who attend.

Once the selection is finalized, another announcement will be made before the end of August.

Announced by Lauren Clement on

The successful passing of the recent amendments to the Motions has established the WCA Marketing Team that is in need of a leader. The WCA Marketing Team (WMT) is an Advisory Committee of the WCA which is responsible for developing and managing the WCA Brand, seeking sponsorships, supporting the distribution of WCA Competition Gear, and marketing WCA Merchandise.

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Announced by Alberto Pérez de Rada Fiol on

The WCA South American Championship 2018 will take place on December 15 - 16, 2018 in Poá, SP, Brazil. Check out the WCA South American Championship 2018 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Bob Burton on

The WCA Asian Championship 2018 will take place on August 17 - 19, 2018 in Taipei, Taiwan. Check out the WCA Asian Championship 2018 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Alberto Pérez de Rada Fiol on

The CubingUSA Nationals 2018 will take place on July 27 - 29, 2018 in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. Check out the CubingUSA Nationals 2018 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Pedro Santos Guimarães on

The WCA European Championship 2018 will take place on July 19 - 22, 2018 in Madrid, Spain. Check out the WCA European Championship 2018 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Nitin Subramanian on

The Auckland Spring 2018 will take place on September 1 - 2, 2018 in Auckland, New Zealand. Check out the Auckland Spring 2018 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Bence Barát on

The Music City Speedsolving 2018 will take place on August 31 - September 1, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Check out the Music City Speedsolving 2018 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Bence Barát on

The Sofia Autumn 2018 will take place on September 8, 2018 in Sofia, Bulgaria. Check out the Sofia Autumn 2018 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Akash Rupela on

The Connect Community 2018 will take place on September 8, 2018 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States. Check out the Connect Community 2018 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Akash Rupela on

The Winnipeg Open 2018 will take place on September 2, 2018 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Check out the Winnipeg Open 2018 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Daniel Vædele Egdal on

The Covadonga Fest 2018 will take place on September 29 - 30, 2018 in Guamal, Meta, Colombia. Check out the Covadonga Fest 2018 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Daniel Vædele Egdal on

The Ark 2018 will take place on August 24 - 26, 2018 in Vantaa, Finland. Check out the Ark 2018 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Nitin Subramanian on

The Italian Championship 2018 will take place on November 2 - 4, 2018 in Rome, Italy. Check out the Italian Championship 2018 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Nitin Subramanian on

The LPU National Cube Challenge 2018 will take place on September 1, 2018 in Phagwara, Punjab, India. Check out the LPU National Cube Challenge 2018 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Leon Schmidtchen on

The Málaga UIS 2018 will take place on August 25, 2018 in Málaga, Santander, Colombia. Check out the Málaga UIS 2018 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Daniel Vædele Egdal on

The Ural Open 2018 will take place on August 25 - 26, 2018 in Chelyabinsk, Russia. Check out the Ural Open 2018 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Jacob Ambrose on

Alexandre Carlier won the FLIP Open 2018 with an average of 8.10 seconds. Jules Desjardin finished second (8.67) and Victor Chenu finished third (9.23).

Announced by Jacob Ambrose on

Andrés Irías Li won the Costa Rica Nationals 2018 with an average of 9.47 seconds. Jostin Alvarez finished second (9.73) and David Calderón Arce finished third (10.35).

Announced by Pedro Santos Guimarães on

Firstian Fushada won the Forest City Johor Open 2018 with an average of 8.12 seconds. Tee Kai Yang finished second (8.47) and Muhammad Hariz Bin Azizan finished third (8.53).

Announced by Pedro Santos Guimarães on

Agustin do Campo won the Montevideo Open 2018 with an average of 10.59 seconds. Bruno Lezama finished second (12.30) and Octavio Arocena finished third (13.09).

Announced by Pedro Santos Guimarães on

Javid Nabizade won the Shamkir Open 2018 with an average of 9.99 seconds. Aslan Kazimov finished second (19.74) and Rüstəm Həsənov finished third (22.91).

Announced by Niki Placskó on

The Pakistan Open 2018 will take place on August 11, 2018 in Islamabad, Pakistan. Check out the Pakistan Open 2018 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Jacob Ambrose on

Mulun Yin (阴目仑) won the Hefei Summer 2018 with an average of 7.94 seconds. Zibo Xu (徐子博) finished second (8.57) and Jiazhou Li (李佳洲) finished third (9.09).

Asian records: Yunhao Lou (娄云皓)‎ Clock 4.13 (single).

Announced by Jacob Ambrose on

Dante Jesus Arevalo Leal won the Vitesse Monterrey 2018 with an average of 11.33 seconds. Javier Garza Pedraza finished second (12.43) and Fabian Emiliano Escareño Gonzalez finished third (12.47).