Carnegie Mellon Fall 2014

Oct 11, 2014
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Carnegie Mellon University

5000 Forbes Avenue

Doherty Hall, Room 2315

Carnegie Mellon Fall 2014 website
Organization team
Evan Liu
WCA Delegate
Kit Clement

The fee is $11 flat ($1 goes to the WCA), and as with last time, you must pay online by the registration deadline (Tuesday, October 7). (Free for Carnegie Mellon students - either register using your Andrew email or provide your Andrew ID in the comment field.) Your registration is not complete until payment is received. If you do not pay until the day of the competition, the fee increases to $21 and you may only participate in 3x3. Please understand that the implementation of this measure is simply for the sake of saving time during registration.

Main event
Registration requirements
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Keaton Ellis won with an average of 9.57 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Pavan Ravindra finished second (11.16) and Kamaru-Deen Lawal finished third (11.37).

North American records: Evan Liu‎ Clock 5.36 (single).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Keaton Ellis 8.77 9.57 United States 8.779.929.928.8614.85
5x5x5 Cube Keaton Ellis 1:13.71 1:20.29 United States 1:13.711:22.861:17.251:21.881:21.75
3x3x3 Blindfolded Corey Sakowski 53.92 DNF United States 1:10.0553.92DNF
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Evan Liu 33 United States 33
3x3x3 One-Handed Keaton Ellis 11.42 15.31 United States 16.1317.0316.2213.5911.42
Clock Evan Liu 5.36 NAR 7.39 United States
Pyraminx Evan Liu 4.97 5.49 United States 6.135.815.025.654.97
Skewb Joey Stahl 3.90 4.95 United States 5.424.443.907.104.98
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
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3 10:00.00
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final Bo1 1 hour
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 50.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Clock First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Pyraminx Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 30.00
Skewb First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 30.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00

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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