Bellevue Cubing for Children's 2022

Aug 27, 2022
Bellevue, Washington, United States

Bellevue Church of Christ

1212 104th Ave. SE Bellevue, WA 98004

In the Gym

Organization team
Pacific Northwest Cubing and Sameer Aggarwal
WCA Delegates
Adam Walker, Calvin Nielson, and Peter Preston
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This is a fundraiser competition. Please visit the fundraiser tab for more information.

This competition is recognized as an official World Cube Association competition. Therefore, all competitors must be familiar with the WCA Regulations. If you are new to competing, please refer to the Competitor Responsibilities tab. Please also be sure to review the Health and Safety tab to check our COVID-19 requirements for this competition.

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3x3x3 Finals will be Head to Head at this competition.

Main event
Registration period

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Registration requirements
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There is a competitor limit of 70 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $35 (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 .
If you are a registered competitor you may change your registered events until on the Register tab.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.
Any spectator can attend for free.

Your registration will not be confirmed (moved from the waiting list) until payment has been completed. Please note that even after payment, registrations need to be manually approved before appearing on the registration list.

By registering, competitors agree to the information in the Competitor Responsibilities tab. This tab details the responsibilites of all competitors at this competition. Not abiding by these responsibilities can result in disqualification.

Competitors will be accepted from the waitlist in the order that they paid.

Click here to display the highlights of the competition.

Max Siauw won with an average of 6.17 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Sameer Aggarwal finished second (7.65) and Aiden Bartlett finished third (8.21).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Max Siauw 5.54 6.17 United States 8.836.076.396.045.54
5x5x5 Cube Max Siauw 49.60 50.69 United States 49.6949.6054.0851.9050.47
Megaminx Max Siauw 38.00 45.64 United States 48.4152.9143.1538.0045.35
Pyraminx Sameer Aggarwal 2.56 3.37 United States 2.744.034.833.332.56
Square-1 Max Siauw 5.11 5.52 United States 5.775.335.975.475.11


When you arrive, you will receive a card/nametag with personalized information detailing your events and what group you will be competing in for each event. In addition, you will also receive staffing assignments. All competitors are expected to help at this competition. For each event you sign up for, you will be assigned to help out for just one group of that event. If you do not arrive to help during your scheduled event, and there are not enough staff members, we reserve the right to disqualify you from competing.

We will provide a judging tutorial at the beginning of the day, right after scheduled check-in. This will allow anyone with questions about how to judge to be properly prepared when they are expected to help. We hope that this system will fairly divide up the judging of the competition and make the competition run smoothly for all.


There are multiple things a first-timer must know before competing. All newcomers must be familiar with the WCA Regulations before competing. There is a video here for the basic overview of the rules.

In addition, please read this document before coming to the competition to learn about the procedures for judging.

Due to ongoing circumstances, the organizing team is enforcing restrictions during the competition which will impact the running of the competition. Here are the most important changes.

  1. Competitors should not attend the competition if experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, or if they were exposed to someone with COVID-19. If this occurs to you, the organizers will offer the competitor a full refund.
  2. The organization team is strongly recommending masks to be worn at the competition. This is in accordance with the CDC's recommendation of wearing masks at indoor events in King County.
  3. When not competing, competitors and spectators should attempt to socially distance whenever possibly by keeping 3 feet away from others.
  4. Regardless of the sysem used, after every attempt, rather than the judge putting the puzzle in the cover, the competitor is asked to put the puzzle into the cover at the end of the attempt. The judge will only put in the scorecard.
  5. Officials and staff will be following special procedures to continue to lower chance of transmission of COVID-19, such as utilizing sanitizer frequently and distancing.

Additional rules may be added as deemed necessary by the organizers, the WCA Board, or local/national governments.

By registering for this competition you agree that you understand and will follow all the information listed above.

Q: Do I use my own cubes to compete?
A: YES! You are responsible for your own hardware in order to compete and to be similarly responsible for its whereabouts at the competition venue.

Q: What is the competition like?
A; Competitions like this one have a bunch of tables where cubers like us get to sit, discuss and practice our favorite thing: cubes! The actual competing with timers, mats and displays is on one side of the venue. The competing is split up into groups, so as to better organize who competes when.

Q: How do I find results?
A: Data recorders will compile and present all results at WCA Live. We will add a link here in the days leading up to the competition, and also include it in the pre-competition email.

Q: Are there age divisions?
A: Nope! All competitors compete in the same group.

Q: Can I have fun at this event?
A: ABSOLUTELY YES! Cubing is amazing, and we sincerely hope you enjoy the competition!

For any additional questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to the organizers/delegates on the General Info tab!

Address: 1212 104th Ave. SE, Bellevue, WA 98004

Location on Campus: The competition will be held in the main gym, directly left upon entrance from the main doors.

Airport: The closest airport is Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA).

This competition will be sponsored by TheCubicle! They will be providing gift-card prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in every event. They will not be selling puzzles onsite.

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Gift card prizes will be given out to all who place in the top 3 of each event. For 3x3x3, the third prize is $15, second prize is $25, and first prize is $35. For all other events, third prize is $5, second prize is $7, and first prize is $10.

All proceeds and extra donations from this competition will go to Seattle Children's, a hospital specializing in the needs of children and contributors of cancer treatments/therapies, neuroscience, infectious diseases and bioethics related research.
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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 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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