Atomic Fools 2017

Apr 1, 2017
Richland, Washington, United States

Richland Church of the Nazarene

2450 Jericho Road

In the gymnasium to the right of the building.

Atomic Fools 2017 website
Organization team
Luke Tycksen
WCA Delegates
Chris Brotzman and Kit Clement
Main event
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Kevin Hays won with an average of 9.18 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Ian Bourn finished second (9.61) and Luke Tycksen finished third (9.63).

North American records: Kevin Hays‎ 7x7x7 Cube 2:22.19 (single).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Kevin Hays 7.79 9.18 United States 8.689.7010.037.799.16
4x4x4 Cube Kevin Hays 30.40 32.15 United States 33.1333.9832.0730.4031.26
7x7x7 Cube Kevin Hays 2:22.19 NAR 2:33.74 United States 2:36.042:22.192:42.99
3x3x3 Blindfolded Max Hilliard 33.74 37.95 United States 33.7435.6444.46
3x3x3 One-Handed Luke Tycksen 11.30 12.21 United States 13.5915.6111.3011.5611.48
Megaminx Ethan Davis 52.39 56.48 United States 57.7657.3654.311:02.4952.39
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00
Second round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:30.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
7x7x7 Cube Final Bo1 / Mo3 10:00.00 1 attempt to get < 8:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3 10:00.00
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:30.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Megaminx Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 3:00.00

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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