Baguio City Open 2018

Nov 3, 2018
Baguio City, Benguet, Philippines

Baguio Diamond Vacation Homes Inc.

#20-22 Artiaga St., Purok 1, Outlook Drive, Maryhurst Road., Baguio City
Bianca Gabrielle Ronquillo, Jodie Ann Cheng, John Edison Ubaldo, and Louie Jay Quibote
WCA Delegate
John Edison Ubaldo

BCO 2018 Organizing Team


This is the 4th staging of the annual WCA competition in Baguio City, the summer capital of the Philippines. This competition is organized by UC cubers and campus-based organization UP Cubers.

Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
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Register for this competition here.
There is a competitor limit of 70 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is ₱250 (Philippine Peso).
Registration fees won't be refunded under any circumstance.
On the spot registrations will be accepted with a base registration fee of ₱300 (Philippine Peso) if the competitor limit has not been reached by .
Spectators can attend for free.

Registration fee is 250 good for 2 events. 50 pesos shall be added for additional event(s). Payment is needed before registrations via the WCA website are approved. Here are the steps to secure your slots for the competition after registering:
1. Wait for an email regarding payment details.
2. Settle the registration fee as instructed on the email.
3. Submit the payment receipt as instructed via email.

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Sean Patrick Villanueva 7.48 8.99 Philippines 13.557.488.339.988.67
2x2x2 Cube Inigo Miguel B. Palisoc 2.03 2.33 Philippines 2.362.052.033.862.58
4x4x4 Cube Wonder Dygico 31.76 34.55 Philippines 40.2334.3936.1331.7633.14
3x3x3 One-Handed Dale Stephen M. Palmares 13.46 14.91 Philippines 25.2413.8114.7116.2013.46
3x3x3 With Feet Louie Jay Quibote 19.19 AsR 28.54 Philippines 27.3719.1939.3131.9526.30
Pyraminx Sean Patrick Villanueva 4.14 5.81 Philippines 7.455.234.14DNF4.76
Skewb Miguel Yuri De Mesa 5.98 6.61 Philippines 6.668.886.845.986.33
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 30 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 10 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 10 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube Combined Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:20.00
3x3x3 One-Handed Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 40.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
3x3x3 With Feet Final Ao5 10:00.00
Pyraminx First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 10 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Skewb First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 10 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Time Event Round Format
08:00 - 08:10 AM Registration & Newcomer Orientation
08:10 - 09:45 AM 3x3x3 Cube First Round Average of 5
09:45 - 11:00 AM 2x2x2 Cube First Round Average of 5
11:00 - 12:00 PM 4x4x4 Cube Combined Final Best of 2 / Average of 5
12:00 - 01:00 PM 3x3x3 With Feet Final Average of 5
01:00 - 01:50 PM Pyraminx First Round Average of 5
01:50 - 02:30 PM Skewb First Round Average of 5
02:30 - 03:00 PM 3x3x3 Cube Second Round Average of 5
03:00 - 04:00 PM 3x3x3 One-Handed Combined Final Best of 2 / Average of 5
04:00 - 04:15 PM 2x2x2 Cube Final Average of 5
04:15 - 04:30 PM Pyraminx Final Average of 5
04:30 - 04:45 PM Skewb Final Average of 5
04:45 - 05:30 PM 3x3x3 Cube Final Average of 5
05:30 - 06:00 AM Awarding of Winners

Please see Events Tab for Cutoff, Time Limit and Qualifiers. Final Rounds for 2x2x2 Cube, Pyraminx and Skewb may be canceled if the competition schedule gets delayed. The order of importance for holding final rounds of the said events is as follows:
1. 2x2x2 Cube
2. Pyraminx
3. Skewb


All newcomers are required to read WCA First-time Competitor Guide document to familiarize yoruself of the popular WCA regulations used to govern WCA competitions. Additionally, please watch this competitor tutorial by WCA Senior Delegate Kit Clement of the USA.


When you arrive at the competition venue, kindly follow the following steps:
1. Head to the registration table and sign on the competitor masterlist.
2. Get your Competitor Envelope which contains your Certificate of Participation, Event Schedule and grouping/officiating Team Assignment. You will be assigned to officiate at some point during the competition so be sure to take note of your assignement to avoid being disqualified. As per WCA Regulation 1e2, all competitors must be ready to officiate when called or assigned to. Declining such assginment merits disqualification at the discretion of the WCA Delegate.
3. Go inside the venue hall and wait for the competition to start.


Starting from the terminal of buses below SM City Baguio:
1. Go to the Terminal of LUCNAB jeep near McDo Session Road.
2. Ride the lucnab jeep and tell the jeepney driver to drop you off at Artiaga Street, Outlook Drive.
3. Go downhill until you see the venue.

If you can't follow the indicated instructions:
1. Use Google map and ride a taxi.
2. The fare will cost you around 110 pesos.
3. Do not be shy on asking the drivers.

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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 combined 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.