Caltech Winter 2016

Feb 20, 2016
Pasadena, California, United States

California Institute of Technology

330 S Holliston Avenue, Pasadena, California 91125

Winnett Lounge; See website for more details.

Caltech Winter 2016 website

Xi Xu

Michael Young and Xi Xu
WCA Delegate
Michael Young

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.

Main event
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Max Park won with an average of 8.44 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Nick Stanton finished second (9.42) and Everett Kelly finished third (9.45).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Max Park 7.80 8.44 United States 8.6710.648.777.807.89
2x2x2 Cube Everett Kelly 2.34 2.90 United States 3.454.112.342.352.91
4x4x4 Cube Max Park 29.29 31.93 United States 32.3429.2931.5033.4731.96
3x3x3 Blindfolded Andrew Le 1:04.62 DNF United States 1:04.751:04.62DNF
3x3x3 One-Handed Nathan Soria 13.55 15.37 United States 16.6813.5513.7915.6321.02
Skewb Jungwoo Kim (김정우) 3.01 4.00 Republic of Korea 3.745.403.013.614.65
Square-1 Michael Young 9.82 13.06 United States 14.0113.2614.6511.909.82
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
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:15.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3 10:00.00
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Skewb Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 30.00
Square-1 First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
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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