Battle of Waterloo 2017

Sep 23, 2017
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

University of Waterloo

200 University Ave W Waterloo, ON N2L3G1

The competition will be held at Federation Hall (FED).

Battle of Waterloo 2017 website


Dave Campbell, Ray Vince Ong, and Shanglin Ye
WCA Delegate
Dave Campbell

The competition is limited to 180 competitors. You must pay the registration fee to secure your position. Fees start at $15. Registration page

Main event
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There is a competitor limit of 180 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $15 (Canadian Dollar).
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Bill Wang won with an average of 6.88 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Jonathan Esparaz finished second (9.24) and Jonathan Tan Wei Xiat finished third (9.73).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Bill Wang 5.46 6.88 Canada 7.206.856.745.467.06
2x2x2 Cube Bill Wang 1.49 1.95 Canada 1.931.802.133.201.49
5x5x5 Cube Bill Wang 51.10 54.56 Canada 51.101:08.2455.1152.3156.26
3x3x3 Blindfolded Bill Wang 34.14 34.16 NR Canada 34.1634.1434.18
Square-1 Ethan Erez 14.54 17.79 Canada 15.3128.7818.3214.5419.75
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
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00
Second round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:15.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3 10:00.00
Square-1 Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:15.00

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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