Liberty Science Center Open 2017

Dec 16, 2017
Jersey City, New Jersey, United States

Liberty Science Center

222 Jersey City Blvd, Jersey City, New Jersey 07305

Jennifer Chalsty Center Forum


Bob Burton

Bob Burton
WCA Delegate
Bob Burton

The registration fee is $30 and includes admission into the science center. There is a maximum of 120 competitors for this competition. Pre-registration and pre-payment is required to compete. Walk-ins will not be permitted to compete and there will be no waitlist for this competition--once the competitor limit is reached, registration will be closed. Spectators will need to purchase tickets for admission to the science center. Ticket information is available at LSC's website, but tickets may be purchased on-site.

This is a CubingUSA supported competition.

Main event
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
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There is a competitor limit of 120 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $30 (United States Dollar).
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Patrick Ponce won with an average of 7.74 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Eva Kato finished second (8.51) and Jackson DeVico finished third (8.66).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Patrick Ponce 6.63 7.74 United States 8.618.147.776.637.31
2x2x2 Cube Krish Shah-Nathwani 1.66 1.90 United States 1.961.962.021.661.79
3x3x3 One-Handed Patrick Ponce 10.31 11.44 United States 10.3111.1612.3610.8113.70
Pyraminx Daniel Goodman 2.13 2.56 United States 2.132.752.662.273.31
Skewb Christopher Chi 2.55 3.60 United States 6.072.553.604.482.71
Event Format Cutoff Time Limit Advancing Competitors
3x3x3 3 Rounds 3:00 48 competitors to Round 2; 8 competitors to Final
2x2x2 2 Rounds 0:30 8 competitors to Final
3x3x3 One-Handed 2 Rounds 1:00 1:30 8 competitors to Final
Pyraminx 1 Round 1:00
Skewb 1 Round 1:00
Time Event Round
9:15 Welcome and Judging Tutorial
9:30 3x3x3 One-handed Round 1
10:15 2x2x2 Round 1
11:15 3x3x3 Round 1
12:30 Lunch
1:15 3x3x3 Round 2
2:00 Pyraminx Final Round
3:00 Skewb Final Round
4:00 3x3x3 One-handed Final Round
4:15 2x2x2 Final Round
4:30 3x3x3 Final Round
4:45 Awards

This schedule is subject to change.

Food and drink may not be eaten in the Forum. Food and drink are permitted only in the cafeteria and dining area upstairs.

Please check out LSC's website for more information regarding food and drink at the venue.

Liberty Science Center is easily accessible by driving or public transportation using the PATH and Hudson-Bergen Light Rail. You could also get to Liberty Science Center by taking the ferry from the World Financial Center in New York City to Liberty State Park.

If driving to Liberty Science Center, you will have to pay for parking. The fee for parking in the lot is $7.00 for the day.

Please check out LSC's website for more information regarding directions to the science center.

To view the competition groups, please check out the spreadsheet.

We are accepting applications for staff.

To staff at this competition, you must complete the application.

Staff will be given a (busy) schedule to follow throughout the competition. Staff for this competition will be limited to approximately 30 applicants.

Your $30 registration fee will be refunded if your application is accepted, but you must register and pay for the competition to be eligible for the refund. Anyone who does not register for the competition will not be able to compete.

Benefits for staffing at this competition include waived registration fee and vouchers for lunch at the competition.

Live results are available on cubecomps throughout the competition.

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Outside vendors will not be permitted to vend at this competition. We appreciate your cooperation and understanding in this matter.

If you are interested in sponsoring prizes for this event, please contact the organizer.

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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