MLWGS Spring 2019

Apr 13, 2019
Richmond, Virginia, United States

Maggie L. Walker Governor's School

1000 N Lombardy St, Richmond, VA 23220



Jacob Lee, John Staley, and Ryland Wilson
WCA Delegate
Corey Sakowski
Download all the competition's details as PDF here.

The venue asks that competitors and spectators only wear soft-soled shoes to protect the gymnasium floor. Please do not wear heels, cleats, or anything similar to the venue.

All competitors should read the Competitor Information tab.

We may tentatively hold a second round of 3x3x3 One-handed (Top 16) before 3x3 Final if time allows.

Main event
Registration period

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Registration requirements
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There is a competitor limit of 90 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $15 (United States Dollar).
If your registration is cancelled before you will be refunded 75% of your registration fee.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.

Competitors and guests must wear tennis shoes or any other soft soled shoes.

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Will Callan won with an average of 8.85 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Ari Randers-Pehrson finished second (9.27) and Michael Nielsen finished third (9.75).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Will Callan 7.25 8.85 United States 9.3812.
2x2x2 Cube Michael Nielsen 1.20 1.96 United States 1.201.782.791.822.27
4x4x4 Cube Ari Randers-Pehrson 31.64 33.69 United States 31.7235.1244.2234.2331.64
3x3x3 One-Handed Ryland Wilson 13.81 17.86 United States 22.5316.5013.8119.5517.53
Pyraminx Michael Nielsen 2.53 2.99 United States 2.543.622.823.982.53

The school is located here:


Please park in the student parking lot that is circled on the map provided.

Please be advised that April 13th is also the date of the Monument Avenue 10k, a major event happening in the city. The roads leading to the school from the south such as Broad Street will likely be blocked off. Please approach the school going southwest on Lombardy Street or on Leigh Street. Going northeast on Lombardy Street will likely not be an option.

The competition will be held in the gym which is on the second floor of the school; there will be signs directing you there.


Please read this section carefully. Changes in organization have been made modeled off of Hungarian competitions in Europe. When you arrive, you will receive a lanyard with personalized information detailing your events and what group you will be competing in for each event. In addition, you will also have staff assignments on your lanyard. Every competitor is expected to help out this competition. The card will look somewhat like the following:

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* S - scrambling
* R - running
* J - judging

Please note that everyone is expected to help only during the events they are registered for. If you do not arrive to help during your scheduled event, and there are not enough staff members, we reserve the right to disqualify you from competing.

Lunch will be provided with registration for competitors only. It will be pizza and a drink. Allergy concerns include (but may not be limited to): gluten (wheat, rye, barley). There are other potential lunch options within the city, but not immediately next to the school.

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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