Howland High Fall 2017

Sep 9, 2017
Warren, Ohio, United States

Howland Middle School

8100 South Street SE, Warren, OH 44484

Cafeteria, Follow the signs


Zach Garber

Sean Cutshaw
WCA Delegate
Zachary Garber

There is a $15 fee for this competition.
There is a competitor limit of 80.
No at the door registration will be allowed

Main event
Registration period

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Registration requirements
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There is a competitor limit of 80 competitors.
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Drew Brads won with an average of 7.78 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Phillip Lewicki finished second (9.42) and Katie Hull finished third (9.64).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Drew Brads 7.06 7.78 United States 9.197.657.067.917.77
4x4x4 Cube Drew Brads 29.04 32.70 United States 29.0435.7030.5235.9731.88
5x5x5 Cube Drew Brads 1:01.76 1:03.10 United States 1:03.411:01.761:03.201:04.331:02.68
3x3x3 One-Handed Stanley Chapel 14.91 16.02 United States 14.9115.6816.4421.7215.93
Pyraminx Drew Brads 2.64 3.08 United States 2.904.342.642.703.64
Skewb Sean Cutshaw 4.04 5.49 United States 5.954.044.815.716.68
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
4x4x4 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:15.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:15.00
3x3x3 One-Handed Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 45.00
Pyraminx First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Skewb First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00

Registration is now full for this event! Thank you everyone for their interest in this event. We will now be opening a waiting list for competitors. For those of you who registered but did not pay must fill this form out again. People will be added from the waiting list first come, first serve, as people decide they can no longer attend.

Waiting List Form

Time Event Cutoff/Time Limit
8:00-8:30 Registration
8:30-9:30 5x5 Combined Final 2:15/2:45
9:30-10:30 4x4 Round 1 1:15/1:45
10:30-11:15 Pyraminx Round 1 0:30/1:00
11:15-12:30 3x3 Round 1 10:00
12:30-1:30 Lunch
1:30-2:15 Skewb Round 1 0:30/1:00
2:15-3:00 3x3 OH Combined Final 0:50/1:30
3:00-3:30 4x4 Final Top 12
3:30-4:15 3x3 Round 2 Top 28
4:15-4:35 Pyraminx Final Top 12
4:35-4:55 Skewb Final Top 12
4:55-5:25 3x3 Final Top 12
5:25-6:00 Awards

Cutoffs and number of competitors advancing to each round is subject to change

For those of you new to cubing, WELCOME!

We wanted to let you know this event is perfectly fine for cubers of any age and experience. We just ask you know a couple things before coming to compete...

First, please be familiar with the WCA Regulations, found here:

Of course, those regulations contain a lot of legalese, so we have a video made specifically for new cubers, just to show them the basics of competing. This video will explain most of what any cuber competing for the first time will need to know.

If you have any questions after this video, we will be having a new competitor tutorial, Saturday morning of the competition. That would be the perfect time to ask those questions and clear up any confusion.

If you are stoked to compete and ready to sign up, head over to the registration tab, click register, and fill out the information it asks for. This will help you get set up the WCA's system and one step closer to your first official solve!


Q: Do I use my own cube to compete?

A: YES! You are responsible for your own hardware in order to compete, however, we will have a vendor at this competition, from which you can buy puzzles if your current ones have seen better days.

Q: What is the normal age of competitors at these events?

A: All ages are welcome, but in general competitors are between 10 and 20 years old. Don't let this stop you though, everyone can and should cube!

Q: What is the competition like?

A; Competitions are a bunch of tables where nerds like us get to sit and discuss our favorite thing, Cubes! Of course in addition there is competing, which will occupy one side of the competition hall, where you will see lots of timers flickering with contestants new personal bests, and a vendor, where you can purchase all you cubing related needs. Most competitions have a break for lunch, and the competing is split up into heats, as to better organize who competes when. (Check the Groups tab and listen at the competition for more info on this.)

Q: How do I find results?

A: All results are posted on the WCA page a couple of days after the competition finishes. However, for the day of competing, go to to find information about current events. This is also where you will find information about 2nd and 3rd rounds of events.

Q: Why am I not on the registration list yet?

A: Make sure you pay you entrance fee in order to be automatically placed on the registered list, which will also guarantee you a spot in the competition. If payment may be any issue, or you are not sure if you can attend, use the contact button to talk to us, and see if we can work out another payment strategy, or have you pay on arrival at the compeition. No matter what you situation may be however, please register online. It is much easier for us to have you register now and pay later, then to have to input information at another time.

Q: Are there age divisions?

A: Nope! All cometitors compete in the same group.

Q: Can I have fun at this event?

A: HECK YES! Cubing is amazing, and we sincerely hope you enjoy the competition!

Travel information here:
8100 South Street SE
Warren, OH, 44484

  • There is parking all around the school building
  • There are several hotels in the surrounding area if lodging is required
  • There will be signs pointing to the cafeteria

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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