FMC Fall San Diego 2022

Oct 22, 2022
San Diego, California, United States

Price Center

9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093

Earl Warrren College Room (3rd floor)

Organization team
Andrew Meckert and Matthew Dickman
WCA Delegates
Arthur Adams, Elijah Brown, Matthew Dickman, and Michael Young
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This competition is recognized as an official World Cube Association competition. Therefore, all competitors must be familiar with the WCA Regulations. If you are new to competing, please refer to the Competitor Information tab.

This competition is in partnership with West Coast Cubing, LLC

Main event
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There is a competitor limit of 25 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $5 (United States Dollar).
If your registration is cancelled before you will be refunded 100% of your registration fee.
Registrants on the waiting list may be accepted onto the competitor list until .
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.

This competition does NOT have 3x3.

Your registration is not considered complete until after the registration payment has been made. Please note that even after payment, registrations need to be manually approved before appearing on the competitor list. If the competitor limit has been reached before your payment was completed, you will be placed on a waitlist. For more information on the waitlist, please refer to the waitlist tab, which will be manually kept up-to-date as more people register.

Competitors will be accepted from the waitlist in the order that they paid.

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Kyeongmin Choi won with a mean of 22.67 moves in the 3x3x3 Fewest Moves event. Andrew Nathenson finished second (24.67) and Shane Grogan finished third (33.00).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Kyeongmin Choi 20 NR 22.67 Republic of Korea 202325
Event Round Format Time limit Proceed
3x3x3 Fewest Moves First round Mo3 1 hour Top 75% advance to next round
Final Mo3 1 hour

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Schedule for Saturday (October 22, 2022)

From 09:15 AM
To 10:30 AM
3x3x3 Fewest Moves First round (Attempt 1)
Earl Warren College Room
Time limit
1 hour
Top 75% advance to next round
From 10:30 AM
To 11:45 AM
3x3x3 Fewest Moves First round (Attempt 2)
Earl Warren College Room
Time limit
1 hour
Top 75% advance to next round
From 11:45 AM
To 01:00 PM
3x3x3 Fewest Moves First round (Attempt 3)
Earl Warren College Room
Time limit
1 hour
Top 75% advance to next round
From 01:00 PM
To 02:00 PM
Earl Warren College Room
From 02:00 PM
To 03:15 PM
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final (Attempt 1)
Earl Warren College Room
Time limit
1 hour
From 03:15 PM
To 04:30 PM
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final (Attempt 2)
Earl Warren College Room
Time limit
1 hour
From 04:30 PM
To 05:45 PM
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final (Attempt 3)
Earl Warren College Room
Time limit
1 hour
From 05:45 PM
To 06:00 PM
Earl Warren College Room

The registration fee for competitors is $5. All competitors must read the WCA Regulations. Pay particular attention to Article E: Fewest Moves Solving.

We'd like to emphasize that this is not a typical competition, this will not hold the normal 3x3 event. This competition only has 3x3 Fewest Moves.

Map of Price Center West

Driving Directions

  1. From the North/South:
  2. Interstate 5 South Exit LA JOLLA VILLAGE DRIVE
  3. Go west on La Jolla Village Drive
  4. Turn right at Villa La Jolla Drive to enter the UC San Diego campus
  5. Proceed straight until you reach the Gilman Parking Structure, at the corner of Villa La Jolla Drive and Gilman Drive

Walking from Gilman Parking Structure

  1. Head north on Russell Drive
  2. Turn left on Lyman Lane
  3. Price Center will be on the right
  4. Earl Warren College Room is located on the third floor


There are plenty of options for food in the lower levels of the Price Center. Here, you can find a map with what you can find on each floor.

This competition will be sponsored by TheCubicle! They will be providing gift-card prizes for this competition. They will not be selling puzzles onsite.

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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.

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