Gaston Spring 2018

May 26, 2018
Gaston, Oregon, United States

Gaston High School

306 Park St, Gaston, OR

The gym, left of the main entrance.

Gaston Spring 2018 website
Benjamin Gottschalk
WCA Delegate
Kit Clement
Competitor Limit
Entry Fee
$5 (United States Dollar)

Before registering, you must read the "Competitor Responsibilities" tab. This tab details the responsibilites of all competitors at this competition.

Registration period

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Registration requirements
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There is a $5 registration fee for the event, payable through the WCA Stripe payment system. Your registration will not be confirmed (moved from the waiting list) until payment has been completed.

There is a 130 competitor limit to the competition. Registration closes at the end of the day on May 19th. We will grant refunds to those who let us know before May 19th, but no refunds are granted after that date.

At-the-door registrations are welcome!

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Asher Kim-Magierek 7.20 8.87 United States
4x4x4 Cube Max Siauw 32.48 35.66 United States 33.4037.9738.8032.4835.62
3x3x3 With Feet Benjamin Gottschalk 44.29 53.95 United States 1:05.7047.9044.291:13.0848.25
Megaminx Ethan Davis 40.00 44.34 United States 46.9650.3942.9840.0043.09
Square-1 Benjamin Gottschalk 8.38 10.08 United States 10.8311.218.3810.199.23


There are multiple things a first-timer must know before competing. All newcomers must be familiar with the WCA Regulations before competing. There is a video here for the basic overview of the rules.

In addition, please read this document before coming to the competition to learn about the procedures for judging. Thanks to Olivér Perge and Niki Placskó for providing this detailed judging information document.

When you arrive, you will receive a card/nametag with personalized information detailing your events and what group you will be competing in for each event. In addition, you will also receive staffing assignments. All competitors are expected to help at this competition. For each event you sign up for, you will be assigned to help out either one group of that event or a group of a different event. If you do not arrive to help during your scheduled event, and there are not enough staff members, we reserve the right to disqualify you from competing.

We will provide a judging tutorial at the beginning of the day, right before the start of the 3x3 Round 1 event. This will allow anyone with questions about how to judge to be properly prepared when they are expected to help. We hope that this system will fairly divide up the judging of the competition and make the competition run smoothly for all.

Event Round Format Cutoff Time Limit # to next round
3x3x3 1 Average of 5 None 10:00 12
3x3x3 2 Average of 5 None 10:00
4x4x4 1 Best of 2/Average of 5 2:30 5:00
Square-1 1 Best of 2/Average of 5 1:00 2:30 20
Square-1 2 Average of 5 None 10:00 8
Square-1 3 Average of 5 None 10:00
Megaminx 1 Best of 2/Average of 5 3:00 5:00 6
Megaminx 2 Average of 5 None 10:00
3x3x3 with Feet 1 Best of 2/Average of 5 3:30 6:00 6
3x3x3 with Feet 2 Average of 5 None 10:00
Event Time
Check-in 9:30
Competitor/Judging Tutorial 9:45
3x3 Round 1 10:00-10:50
Feet Combined Round 1 10:50-11:40
Lunch 11:40-12:40
Megaminx Combined Round 1 12:40-1:30
Square-1 Combined Round 1 1:30-2:10
4x4 Combined Final 2:10-3:25
Square-1 Round 2 3:25-4:05
Megaminx Final 4:05-4:25
Feet Final 4:25-4:45
Sqaure-1 Final 4:45-5:05
3x3 Final 5:05-5:25
Awards/Clean-up 5:30-6:00

If we are 20m ahead by the end of square-1 finals, we will hold a second round of 4x4.

The actual competition will happen in the gym, left of the main entrance. There will be signs that show where it is.

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