AZCubing Summer 2022

Jul 30, 2022
Tucson, Arizona, United States

University of Arizona Student Union

1303 E University Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85719

The venue is located in the Catalina room on 3rd floor of the North side of the Student Union.


Ivan Vanek Jake Roberts

Jake Roberts
WCA Delegate
Ivan Vanek
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Main event
Registration period

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Registration requirements
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There is a competitor limit of 50 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 .
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No on the spot registrations will be accepted.

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Jacob De La Garza won with an average of 8.42 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Dan Tran finished second (8.44) and Nathan Miles finished third (10.04).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Jacob De La Garza 6.68 8.42 United States 6.688.257.83DNF9.17
4x4x4 Cube Dan Tran 29.18 33.85 United States 34.3229.1835.0532.1935.20
5x5x5 Cube Dan Tran 56.59 58.20 United States 1:01.6356.5959.3858.5656.66
3x3x3 One-Handed Dan Tran 10.40 14.06 United States 15.2615.9710.4013.4513.47
Pyraminx Amogh Prashanth 3.18 3.95 India
Square-1 Ivan Vanek 8.13 10.03 United States 8.4910.3211.29DNF8.13

This event is open to cubers of any age and experience. For those of you new to cubing, welcome! We just ask that you know a couple things before coming to compete...

First, please be familiar with the WCA Regulations, found here.

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.

For new competitors, you may find it helpful to watch Kit Clement's WCA Competitor Tutorial video.

Here are some frequently asked questions:

Q: Are there any restrictions on competing?
A: Nope! Outside of the restriction on spectators, anyone of any skill can compete in this competition, including first-timers. As long as you know how to solve the cube, go ahead and sign up!

Q: Do spectators have to pay?
A: No! All spectators are let into building for free.

Q: Do I use my own cube to compete?
A: Yes! You are responsible for your own hardware in order to compete. We heavily discourage borrowing or sharing other people's cubes at the competition.

Q: How do I find results?
A: All results are posted on the WCA page a couple of days after the competition finishes. However, for the day of competing, go to to find information about current events.

Q: Why am I not on the registration list yet?
A: When you register, make sure you have paid the registration fee. Afterwards, your registration must then be manually accepted, so please wait at least 24 hours before contacting us. You should receive an email when your registration is accepted.

Q: What is the normal age of competitors at these events?
A: All ages are welcome, but in general competitors are between 10 and 20 years old. Don't let this stop you though, everyone can cube!

Q: Are there age divisions?
A: No! All competitors are on an equal playing field.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us by using the contact links on the general info page!

Prizes for this competition are sponsored by thecubicle.

In Pima County, there are currently no obligatory enforcements to be made as precautionary measures to COVID-19 in closed spaces. However, if you either have been sick or tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 14 days, we ask that you refrain from attending the competition. Masks are not requried, but may be worn at your discretion.

Additionally, we ask that competitors bring at most two (2) spectators to the competition to best accommodate the size of the venue, as well as to reduce likelihood of propogation of COVID-19.

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).


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.

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