BeCubed Summer 2018

Jul 27, 2018
Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

Anderson-Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum

9201 Balloon Museum Dr. NE Albuquerque, New Mexico 87113

Main entrance, follow the signs.


Benjamin C. Bock, Shelly Gruenig, and Tristin Jameson
WCA Delegate
Mike DeCock

The registration fee for competitors is $30. Spectators will also have to pay in order to get in to the museum.

Adults $4.00
($1 discount with valid NM ID)
Seniors 65+ $2.00
Children 4-12 $2.00
Children 3 and under Free

Due to the size of the venue, there is a 100 competitor limit at this event and you must register online.

NO refunds and NO day of registration.

Main event
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
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There is a competitor limit of 100 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $30 (United States Dollar).

  • There is no age limit or requirement to compete.
  • All competitors must register on this official WCA website.
  • You must pre-pay, in full, in order to be accepted to compete in any events.

A confirmation email will be sent to you when your registration has been accepted.
No refunds.
And NO on-site registration.

Click here to display the highlights of the competition.

Mario Flores won with an average of 11.03 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Ryan McIlhenny finished second (11.20) and Gareth Wu finished third (12.25).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Mario Flores 8.89 11.03 United States 12.0411.4413.549.628.89
2x2x2 Cube Ryan McIlhenny 2.89 3.39 United States
4x4x4 Cube Ryan McIlhenny 37.32 42.99 United States 45.2445.9337.3237.8049.81
Pyraminx Nathaniel Thornell 5.50 6.74 United States 7.556.325.508.466.34
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 3:00.00 Top 25 advance to next round
Second round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 3:00.00 Top 8 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 2:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 2:00.00
4x4x4 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 3:00.00 2 attempts to get < 3:00.00
Pyraminx Final Ao5 1:30.00
Time Event Format Cutoff Time Limit To Advance
8:00 - 8:30 Check in / Rules
8:30 - 10:00 4x4 Combined Final Best of 2 / Average of 5 2:30 3:00
10:00-11:30 3x3 Combined First Round Best of 2 / Average of 5 3:00 10:00 Top 25
11:30-12:30 2x2 Combined First Round Best of 2 / Average of 5 1:00 1:45 Top 16
12:30-1:30 Lunch
1:30-2:15 3x3 Second Round Average of 5 10:00 Top 8
2:15-3:15 Pyra Final Average of 5 2:00
3:15-3:45 2x2 Final Average of 5 1:45
3:45-4:15 3x3 Final Average of 5 10:00
4:15-4:30 Awards
  • The event is being held at the Anderson-Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum
    * All spectators will be charged museum admission.

    * Enter through the main entrance.
    * The competition will be on the first floor to the right as you walk in.
    * There will be signs.

  • Parking is free

  • The closest airport is the Albuquerque International Sunport

  • There are hotels and fast-food restaurants nearby.

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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