Cubing Under the Stars 2018

Jan 20, 2018
Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada

Strathcona Community Center

401 Festival Ln, Sherwood Park, AB T8A 5T8
Organization team
Alberta Cubers
WCA Delegate
Kristopher De Asis
Main event
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

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Kian Mansour won with an average of 7.01 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Antoine Cantin finished second (7.92) and Jackson Pichurski finished third (10.92).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Kian Mansour 5.93 7.01 Canada 7.715.936.187.139.07
2x2x2 Cube Kyan Barnett 2.25 Canada 2.25
4x4x4 Cube Antoine Cantin 26.12 33.17 Canada 31.1036.0026.1234.3634.05
3x3x3 Blindfolded Jake Klassen 21.89 23.74 Canada 23.8621.8925.46
3x3x3 One-Handed Kian Mansour 8.85 10.87 Canada 11.8910.6313.7310.108.85
Clock Antoine Cantin 6.69 7.72 Canada 8.137.787.246.69DNF
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 50 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 30.00 Top 20 advance to next round
Final Bo1 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:10.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round Bo3 30:00.00 cumulative *
Second round Bo3 30:00.00 cumulative *
Final Bo3 30:00.00 cumulative *
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00 Top 20 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Clock Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 45.00
Event Format Rounds
2x2x2 Average of 5, Best of 1 2
3x3x3 Average of 5 3
4x4x4 Average of 5 2
3x3x3 One-Handed Average of 5 2
3x3x3 Blindfolded Best of 3 2
Clock Average of 5 1

The cost per competitor for pre-registering online is $20.00. You may pay in advance online, or at the registration desk the morning of the competition. If you pay online, the fee is refundable if you cancel your registration before online registration closes.

If you do not register online, you can still register the morning of the competition, but the cost at that time is $25.00.

This cost includes all events you wish to compete in. The cost for spectators is free.

Online registration will close on January 17th, 2018 at 11:59 PM (MT).

Note that the schedule and cut-offs are tentative, and are subject to change once we have a better estimate of the turnout.

Start End Event Format Cut-off Time-limit²
9:15 AM 10:15 AM 2x2x2 First Round Combined¹ Average of 5 0:30
10:15 AM 11:45 AM 3x3x3 First Round
11:45 AM 12:15 PM 3x3x3 Blindfolded First Round Best of 3 See ³
12:15 PM 1:15 PM LUNCH Best of 1 60:00
1:15 PM 2:00 PM 4x4x4 First Round Combined Average of 5 1:10
2:00 PM 2:30 PM Clock Final Combined Average of 5 0:45
2:30 PM 2:45 PM 2x2x2 Final Best of 1 Top 20
2:45 PM 3:30 PM 3x3x3 One-Handed First Round Combined Average of 5 1:00
3:30 PM 4:00 PM 3x3x3 Blindfolded Second Round Best of 3 Tentative
4:00 PM 4:45 PM 3x3x3 Second Round Top 50
4:45 PM 5:15 PM 4x4x4 Final Average of 5 Top 12
5:15 PM 5:45 PM 3x3x3 One-Handed Final Average of 5 Top 20
5:45 PM 6:15 PM 3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Best of 3 Tentative
6:15 PM 7:00 PM 3x3x3 Final Average of 5 Top 12
7:00 PM 7:30 PM AWARDS

¹ In a ‘Combined’ round, you must get a result below the cut-off within your first two attempts to be able to complete an Average of 5.
² If the solve time exceeds the 'Time-limit', the competitor will be asked to stop and the result will be a DNF. If the cut-off or time-limit is not specified, it is assumed to be 10:00.
³ The total time for all three of a competitor's 3x3x3 Blindfolded attempts must not exceed 30 minutes.

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).
A cumulative time limit may be enforced (see Regulation A1a2).


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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