Caltech Fall 2016

Nov 12, 2016
Pasadena, California, United States

California Institute of Technology

Intersection of Holliston Ave and San Pasqual St, Pasadena, California 91125

Winnett Student Center, see website for details

Caltech Fall 2016 website
Organization team
Michael Young and Xi Xu
WCA Delegate
Michael Young

This is a US Nationals 2017 qualifying competition. The cost of registration is $4 + 2n, where n is the number of events you sign up for. You must register online - there is no on-site registration. If you are a Caltech student, just show your student ID and the registration fee will be waived. There is a 100-person competitor limit. $1 per competitor goes to the WCA. The fee will be waived for those who are willing to help staff.

Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
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North American records: Max Park‎ 5x5x5 Cube 47.81 (single) and 5x5x5 Cube 54.63 (average).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
4x4x4 Cube Max Park 25.80 30.01 United States 25.8030.7529.8532.3329.42
5x5x5 Cube Max Park 47.81 NAR 54.63 NAR United States 47.8152.221:00.7156.1655.51
6x6x6 Cube Max Park 1:56.62 2:03.44 United States 2:00.482:13.231:56.62
7x7x7 Cube Max Park 2:54.10 3:03.81 United States 2:54.103:10.483:06.85
3x3x3 Blindfolded Kevin Matthews 1:23.69 DNF Canada DNF1:23.691:30.94
Clock Nathan Soria 8.99 10.35 United States 8.9910.029.8112.2511.21
Megaminx Isaac Langer 49.57 54.84 United States 1:00.4957.0549.5753.9753.50
Pyraminx Elijah Brown 2.93 4.01 United States 4.142.933.963.944.42
Square-1 Isaac Langer 10.38 13.10 United States 24.8314.8713.1310.3811.31
4x4x4 Blindfolded Kevin Matthews 6:35.66 Canada 6:35.66
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Pilan Scruggs 8/10 46:30 United States 8/10 46:30
3x3x3 With Feet Steven Turner 50.95 59.65 United States 50.9553.241:14.75
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
4x4x4 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:30.00
5x5x5 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 3:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
6x6x6 Cube Final Bo1 / Mo3 10:00.00 1 attempt to get < 4:00.00
7x7x7 Cube Final Bo1 / Mo3 10:00.00 1 attempt to get < 7:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3 10:00.00
Clock Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
Megaminx Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:30.00
Pyraminx First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 30.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Square-1 Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo1 10:00.00
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final Bo1 10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00
3x3x3 With Feet Final Bo1 / Mo3 10:00.00 1 attempt to get < 3:00.00

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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