Berkeley Spring 2017

Apr 15 - 16, 2017
Berkeley, California, United States

UC Berkeley campus

Sa: 2050 Valley Life Sciences Building / Su: Barrows Hall Room 166
Berkeley Spring 2017 website
Organization team
Abhimanyu Singhal (अभिमन्यु सिंघल) and Armin Askari
WCA Delegates
Brandon Harnish, Felix Lee, and Shelley Chang

The competition will be held for Fewest Moves and Square-1 on Sunday and for the rest of events on Saturday in different, close venues. Registration will be limited to 185 competitors. The registration fee is $3n + 14, where n is the number of events you compete in for Saturday, and $8 per event on Sunday.

Main event
Registration requirements
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Danny SungIn Park won with an average of 7.79 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Richard Jay S. Apagar finished second (8.08) and Weston Mizumoto finished third (9.70).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Danny SungIn Park 7.05 7.79 Republic of Korea 7.267.848.457.058.26
2x2x2 Cube Tyler Howlett 2.39 2.85 United States 2.723.395.782.392.44
4x4x4 Cube Richard Jay S. Apagar 34.14 36.46 Philippines 34.1435.8638.5236.3837.15
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Brandon Harnish 32 33.67 United States 323237
3x3x3 One-Handed Danny SungIn Park 13.27 15.19 Republic of Korea DNF14.0417.7113.2713.81
Clock Ryan Jew 8.84 12.73 United States 15.3211.008.8411.87DNF
Square-1 Nicholas Daneshvari 11.99 13.89 United States 14.0611.9915.2413.4614.14

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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