Great Lakes Cubing Competition 2015

Jul 18 - 19, 2015
Cleveland, Ohio, United States

Great Lakes Science Center

601 Erieside Ave, Cleveland, OH 44114

Check-in will occur in the lower level lobby

Great Lakes Cubing Competition 2015 website

Robyn Kaltenbach Amanda Taunt Jim Mertens

Jim Mertens
WCA Delegate
Jim Mertens

Cost is $15 per person ($5 Science Center members) and includes one Saturday event plus general admission to Great Lakes Science Center. 2-4 additional events can be added on Saturday for $5 each. Register for 5 or more events on Saturday for $30. A mosaic building competition will take place on Sunday, $30 per team of 2-3 competitors. Registration is available through the Science Center website or by calling the Science Center at 216-621-2400 (Monday - Friday, 9 am - 5:30 pm). All participants must register by end of day Wednesday, July 15. Family members of the partcipants will receive a $5 discount on admission to the Science Center the day of the competition.

Main event
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Blake Thompson won with an average of 9.67 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Ihor Bilchenko (Ігор Більченко) finished second (11.36) and Phillip Lewicki finished third (11.72).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Blake Thompson 8.10 9.67 United States 8.868.109.8810.2611.49
2x2x2 Cube Ihor Bilchenko (Ігор Більченко) 2.49 3.42 Ukraine 4.854.183.542.552.49
4x4x4 Cube Blake Thompson 32.24 39.51 United States 38.4140.6832.2446.6339.43
5x5x5 Cube Nathan Dwyer 1:11.24 1:18.78 United States 1:18.891:21.771:17.771:11.241:19.69
3x3x3 Blindfolded Sreeram Venkatarao 27.69 DNF United States 27.69DNF36.05
Megaminx Nathan Dwyer 1:06.01 1:17.82 United States 1:06.011:29.981:16.061:15.751:21.65
Skewb Blake Thompson 4.37 5.84 United States 5.488.625.366.684.37
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 < 2:00.00
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 3:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3 10:00.00
Megaminx Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 3:00.00
Skewb 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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