Dallas Winter Variation 2017

Feb 18, 2017
Dallas, Texas, United States

Hilton Dallas/Park Cities

5954 Luther Lane, Dallas, TX, 75225

The competition will be held in the Beverly Ballroom.


Creston Brooks

Azhar Virani, Creston Brooks, Nicolás Sánchez, and Pranav Veera
WCA Delegate
Casey Tharpe

Registration will open on Saturday, January 21 at 2:00 pm and will close on Friday, February 10 at midnight or whenever we reach our limit of 75 competitors. You must pay the $25 registration fee before your registration will be accepted. See the Payment tab for a link.

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Dylan Miller won with an average of 8.96 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Jonah Crosby finished second (9.71) and Jeff Park finished third (9.71).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Dylan Miller 7.29 8.96 United States 7.299.579.098.2317.98
2x2x2 Cube Nicolás Sánchez 1.80 2.74 United States 1.801.914.734.421.90
5x5x5 Cube Jonah Crosby 1:06.46 1:12.62 United States 1:13.841:15.371:06.461:15.901:08.65
3x3x3 One-Handed Dylan Miller 13.91 14.86 United States 14.3715.0115.1915.6713.91
Square-1 Pranav Veera 15.89 18.17 United States 18.55DNF18.8017.1715.89
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
Second round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:15.00
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 40.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Square-1 Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 45.00

--3x3 Speedsolve (3:00 time limit)
--2x2 Speedsolve (1:00 time limit)
--3x3 One-handed (0:40 cutoff, 0:55 time limit)
--5x5 Speedsolve (2:15 cutoff, 2:30 time limit)
--Square-1 (0:45 cutoff, 1:00 time limit)

For events with a cutoff, you must complete at least one of your first two solves before the cutoff in order to be able to attempt the next 3 solves. Hard cutoffs are strict time limits after which you will not be allowed to complete your solve and will receive a DNF.

8:00 - 8:45 Check-in
8:45 - 8:55 Rule explanation
9:00 - 10:00 5x5 speedsolve combined final
10:10 - 10:55 Square-1 combined final
11:00 - 11:45 2x2 speedsolve round 1
11:55 - 12:45 3x3 one-handed round 1
12:45 - 1:45 Lunch
1:45 - 3:15 3x3 speedsolve round 1
3:25 - 3:50 2x2 speedsolve round 2 (top 24)
3:55 - 4:35 3x3 speedsolve round 2 (top 24)
4:40 - 5:00 3x3 one-handed final (top 12)
5:00 - 5:15 2x2 speedsolve final (top 12)
5:20 - 5:45 3x3 speedsolve final (top 12)
6:00 Awards

You must check in at least 30 minutes prior to your first scheduled event in order to compete.

The Hilton Dallas will be offering rooms at a discounted price for competitors and their families -- call 214-368-0400 and use the discount code "RCC". It is first come first serve for fifteen rooms.

Your registration will not be approved until you have paid the $25 registration fee. REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. If for any reason you are registered and have to cancel, please email us so that we can move someone up from the waitlist.

If you register you will be placed on the waitlist and notified if a spot opens up.

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This competition is sponsored by CubeDepot!

CubeDepot is awarding a $10 gift card to the winner of each event, and $15, $20, and a $25 gift card for the podium of 3x3.

They will also be vending puzzles and goods at the competition.

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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