Caltech Spring competition 2006

Apr 15, 2006
Pasadena, California, United States

California Institute of Technology


Winnett Lounge

Caltech Spring competition 2006 website
WCA Delegate
Tyson Mao (毛台勝)

Daniel Lo


The top three finishers under 15 years of age will receive prizes donated by an anonymous person. Registration from 9 am to 10 am. Competition to begin at 10 am. $3 to compete if you preregister, $5 if you do not preregister.

Main event
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Shotaro Makisumi (牧角章太郎) won with an average of 14.34 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Ryan Patricio finished second (14.56) and Leyan Lo finished third (15.05).

World records: Ryan Patricio‎ 3x3x3 One-Handed 20.09 (single) and 3x3x3 One-Handed 26.52 (average).

Asian records: Shotaro Makisumi (牧角章太郎)‎ 3x3x3 Cube 14.03 (average); Warren Liao‎ Magic 1.53 (single).

North American records: Darren Kwong‎ 3x3x3 Cube 15.16 (average); Ryan Patricio‎ 3x3x3 Cube 14.79 (average) and 3x3x3 Cube 14.56 (average).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Shotaro Makisumi (牧角章太郎) 13.06 14.34 Japan 13.5814.5815.0214.8713.06
4x4x4 Cube Shotaro Makisumi (牧角章太郎) 1:13.56 1:17.18 Japan 1:14.231:21.421:16.521:20.781:13.56
5x5x5 Cube Clancy Cochran 2:53.08 3:19.35 United States 3:19.253:47.842:53.083:33.853:04.96
3x3x3 Blindfolded Leyan Lo 1:38.30 1:53.54 United States 1:38.302:01.702:00.62
3x3x3 One-Handed Ryan Patricio 20.09 WR 26.52 WR United States 24.6828.8026.0832.2120.09
Magic Clancy Cochran 1.45 1.65 United States 1.621.811.901.531.45
Event Round Format Time limit Proceed
B Final Ao5
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5
Second round Ao5
Final Ao5
4x4x4 Cube Final Ao5
5x5x5 Cube Final Ao5
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3
3x3x3 One-Handed Final Ao5
Magic Final Ao5

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 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.