Hudson Valley Open 2018

Mar 24, 2018
Poughkeepsie, New York, United States

American Legion Hall

55 Overlook Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12540

Organizer e-mail

Evan Rich and Matthew Rich
WCA Delegate
Arthur Adams

Payment - Mandatory
After registering please visit the payment tab and send $22 to the PayPal account listed. If you do not do this then you will NOT be able to compete. Thank you.
Lunch Options:
Pizza slices will be available at the competition, $2 per slice. If you want pizza please comment how many slices you when you are registering. If you do not preorder the pizza there is no guarantee you will get any! Water bottles will also be available for purchase, but you don't have to preorder for water. Also snacks will be sold at the competition by our food and snacks supervisor, Evan Rich.

There will be a raffle with various signed cubes. The raffle tickets will be sold for $1 each.

Registration Fee:
There is an 80 competitor limit. Registration is online only, and is $22 per competitor. Spectators may enter for free.

Main event
Registration period

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There is a competitor limit of 80 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $22 (United States Dollar).
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Krish Shah-Nathwani won with an average of 8.36 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Livia Kleiner finished second (8.52) and Kymberlyn Calderon finished third (9.48).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Krish Shah-Nathwani 7.31 8.36 United States 7.467.318.848.7810.07
2x2x2 Cube Livia Kleiner 1.07 2.42 United States 5.881.531.073.502.22
4x4x4 Cube Chris Choi 26.69 29.74 United States 26.6930.4034.2831.0727.74
5x5x5 Cube Brandon Nunez 59.81 1:01.85 United States 59.811:08.411:00.591:04.191:00.77
3x3x3 One-Handed Livia Kleiner 14.45 14.88 United States 14.4514.8016.7214.6715.18
Pyraminx Livia Kleiner 1.37 2.99 United States 3.833.922.692.451.37

All listed events are in Average of 5 format. Additionally, be aware of the procedure for cutoffs (must achieve at/better time than listed in first 2 attempts to complete the average) and time limits (strict limit per solve). Unless otherwise specified, all events have a time limit of 10 minutes.

Time Event Cutoff/Time Limit
8:00-8:30 Registration
8:30-9:30 2x2 Round 1
9:30-10:30 4x4 Combined First Round 1:15/2:00
10:30-11:30 3x3 Round 1
11:30-12:15 Pyraminx Combined Final
12:15-1:15 Lunch
1:15-2:00 3x3 OH Round 1 0:50/1:15
2:00-2:30 3x3 Round 2 (Top 24)
2:30-3:30 5x5 Combined Final 2:00/3:00
3:30-4:15 4x4 Final (Top 12)
4:15-4:45 2x2 Final (Top 12)
4:45-5:15 3x3 OH Final (Top 12)
5:15-5:45 3x3 Final (Top 12)
5:45-6:15 Clean up/Awards

After registering for this competition please pay $22 to this PayPal account:

NOTE: REGISTRATION IS CURRENTLY FULL. FURTHER REGISTRATIONS WILL BE ADDED TO THE WAITING LIST IN THE ORDER THEY ARE RECEIVED. You may wait to pay your fee until you are sure you will be able to move from the waiting list to the approved registrations. We will email those eligible from the list if spots open.

You must pay this registration fee if you register for this competition. If you do not pay then you will NOT be able to compete at this competition!

Thank you.

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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