Holiday Open 2023

Mar 25, 2023
Holiday, Florida, United States

Holiday Lake Estates Civic Association

3624 Atlantis Dr, Holiday, FL 34691

Sean Hartman Noah Swor

Nancy Hartman, Noah Swor, and Sean Hartman
WCA Delegates
Carter Bitz, Katie Hull, Nancy Hartman, and Nathan Graves
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Due to available space, each competitor can only have one guest. Please let us know of any concerns or special circumstances, we may or may not be able to accomodate them.
Please don't bring a guest unless you noted so in your registration. Let us know if you are bringing a guest if you didn't note so in your registration so we can add that.

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Main event
Registration period

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Registration requirements
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There is a competitor limit of 83 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $25 (United States Dollar).
If your registration is cancelled before you will be refunded 50% of your registration fee.
Registrants on the waiting list may be accepted onto the competitor list until .
If you are a registered competitor you may change your registered events until by contacting the organization team.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.
Spectators are only permitted as companions of competitors.
Competitors may bring at most 1 guest.

After the competitor limit has been reached, you may still pay and be put on a waiting list. If 80 competitiors are signed up, and you don't see your name as one of them under competitors, then you are on the waiting list.

If you are first/next on the waiting list and someone cancels their registration then your registration will be confirmed. Please, let us know as soon as possible if you are not able to attend to allow another competitor to attend. After the competition all competitors on the waitlist will receive a refund for the registration cost minus tax (90%).

Once registration closes we may add additional round(s) of events as time may permit in the schedule or change the number of competitors to advance to the next round.

Extra Information

  • Please make sure your email associated with your WCA account is one that you regularly check as you will need to see any emails the organization team may send out.
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  • If the competition reaches its competitor limit and when registration closes, no additional registrations will be accepted. No exceptions.
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Katie Hull won with an average of 8.13 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Noah Swor finished second (8.20) and Carter Bitz finished third (8.26).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Katie Hull 7.78 8.13 United States 8.158.648.427.787.81
4x4x4 Cube Katie Hull 26.08 28.16 United States 32.1627.6028.6226.0828.25
Skewb Sean Hartman 3.55 4.89 United States DNF6.153.984.533.55
Square-1 Noah Swor 7.87 8.70 United States 8.497.8710.849.168.46

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Amount of competitors moving to subsequent rounds may change after registration closes/fills

Important Links

(Links will be updated closer to the competition)
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All Competitors

  • Please try to arrive at least 30 minutes early for the events you are competing in to ensure that you are on time for your events
  • We will use regulation 9p3 as much as we can, so if you do not arrive to compete by the event is ending your spot may be given up to the next competitor in the rankings.
  • Your Delegates for this competition are: Nancy Hartman, Carter Bitz, Katie Hull and Nathan Graves. Ask them if you have any questions throughout the day!
  • To keep the competition running on time and to ensure we can keep all events we will be requiring competitors to also judge. Pay attention to the group assignment sheet - If you are in the first group of an event you will then judge the second group, if in the second group you will judge the third group and so on - if you are in the last group you will judge the first group. This is essential to keep the events on schedule. We also invite any parents or guests to also help to judge - thank you for your support. Please arrive to attend the Competitor & Judges tutorial.*

New Competitors

  • You will need to arrive on time to watch the new competitor introduction at 8:45am.
  • You can watch Kit Clement's WCA Competitor Tutorial Video
  • Please be familiar with all of WCA's regulations, most importantly Article A. If you have any questions about the regulations, feel free to ask.
  • In each event we will have rounds. We will take the top competitors into subsequent rounds. After a round is completed it will be entered into Your name will be highlited if you are advancing to the next round.
  • Each round will be divided into groups to help them run more efficiently. We will call the groups in order with a last call during the last group. Please bring your puzzle up when your group is called. We are allowed to deny you the ability to compete if you do not come up by the last call.


Please contact us if you are interested - you must be able to staff for the duration of the competition.




Parking is provided at the hall.


St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport (PIE / KPIE) is 22 miles away from the venue, and Tampa International Aiport is 28 miles away.

This competition is Sponsored by Speedcubeshop!


Daybreak Cafe, Pizza Chef, McDonald's, Subway, and Burger King are all within 3 miles of the venue.

We will also be hosting a concession stand within the venue, selling pizza and chips during Lunch

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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