Newport Fall 2017

Oct 7, 2017
Corona Del Mar, California, United States

Harbor Day School

3443 Pacific View Drive

The competition will take place in the Blass Gymnasium.


Ethan Vovan

Ethan Vovan
WCA Delegate
Michael Young

The competition will be held in the Blass Gymnasium. The cost of registration is a flat fee of $22.97. $1 of your registration fee will go to CubingUSA and $1 will go towards funding SoCal cubing expenses. We will not be taking registration at the door. See the tabs for more details.

Main event
Registration period

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Registration requirements
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There is a competitor limit of 200 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $22.97 (United States Dollar).
Click here to display the highlights of the competition.

Max Park won with an average of 6.53 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Danny SungIn Park finished second (7.66) and Nathan Soria finished third (8.62).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Max Park 6.06 6.53 United States 6.066.466.686.466.74
2x2x2 Cube Danny SungIn Park 2.31 2.66 Republic of Korea 2.792.372.912.312.82
4x4x4 Cube Max Park 25.05 27.82 United States 25.0529.5327.9126.5928.97
Skewb Jungwoo Kim (김정우) 3.45 3.59 Republic of Korea 3.793.533.454.553.45
Square-1 Michael Young 9.62 12.48 United States 16.579.6213.1911.1713.08
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
2x2x2 Cube First 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
Skewb First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Square-1 Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 45.00

The schedule will be updated as we draw closer to the event. The main idea is: get to the venue about 15 minutes before your event.

Start Finish Event Round
11:30 13:00 4x4 Combined First
13:00 13:25 Square-1 Combined Final
13:25 14:10 Lunch
14:10 15:20 3x3 Combined First
15:20 15:45 2x2 Combined First
15:45 16:20 Skewb Combined First
16:20 16:40 3x3 Second
16:40 16:55 4x4 Final
16:55 17:05 Skewb Final
17:05 17:15 2x2 Final
17:15 17:25 3x3 Final
17:25 17:40 Awards

Cutoffs and time limits are subject to change without notice. Please check back regularly, as the cutoffs might change as the competition draws closer.

Event Name Round 1 Round 2 Round 3
Format Cutoff Time Limit Format Num Format Num
2x2 Speedsolve Avg of 5 1:30 Avg of 5 8
3x3 Speedsolve Avg of 5 3:00 Avg of 5 24 Avg of 5 8
4x4 Speedsolve Avg of 5 1:15 4:00 Avg of 5 8
Skewb Avg of 5 0:30 0:45 Avg of 5 8
Square-1 Avg of 5 0:45 1:00

Tentative Events:
3x3 One Handed

For each event, a competitor gets 2 solves to make the cutoff time listed on the spreadsheet. If the competitor does not solve the puzzle under the desired cutoff time, he/she will not be eligible to finish the average.
If during any solve, the competitor exceeds the time limit, he/she will be stopped and the attempt will be considered a DNF.

The registration fee includes registration for any listed events. Please note that your registration is not complete until you have paid. We will also not be taking registration at the door.

Results will be live here:

Below is the list of groups for this competition. Please know your groups, as we will not call your individual names up, we will only call your group up.

Groups 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
3x3 Connor Atha Ryan Woytowitz Mason Xavier Christian zane fields Steen Campbell Rahul Athreya Jose Bustamante Terrence Cao Cade Martin Justin Sheehan
Carter Audet Marrero Nicholas Doan Isaac Schmidt Timothy Chang Nathaniel Fong Ethan Davis Matthew Le Will Do Joseph Bove Max Park
Alejandro Ortiz Logan R. White Ethan Schneider Ethan Bemis Nathan Soria Alex Macias Thomas Schmidt Thomas Csaszar Vinson Nguyen Jonny Katz
Guanda Fu Cici Liu Jaden Smith Shane Robertson Matthew Shay Jayden Tye Andrew Yin Blake Needelman Brandon Tran Anish Shanmungam
Matthew Carlson Will Mathewson Ethan Budgett David Lee Cody Tran William Li Ian McFerson Ryan S. Shakiba Brian Tran Vincenzo Martinez
Sean Limqueco Devin Corr-Robinett sam terr Rocco Apostol Ty Bogikes Sophie Berman Andrew Eyestone Jaden Burkhardt Zane Schulz Grayson Decker
Nathan Weber Ethan Jan Davion Wells Harrison Park Alfred Wang Nicholas deGrassie Hyde McFerson Gage Tan-Torres Benjamin Nguyen Ian Ishak
Drake Ashton Verabian Joshua Kwon Max W. Thomason Kirk Lindbeck Rigoberto Quintero Kieli Murray Alpha Yam Matthew Tran Nishant O'Neil Trenton Challgren-Hopkins
Chandler Kim Jason Zenarosa Dominic Morton Christopher Nicolaas Vlok Ian Cheng Timothy Ikeda Wenshun Zhou Richard Jaemin Yong Sylvie Tran
Sophie Leon Bingkin Zhou Alec Levy Marcus Stephan Vlok Aiden Park Eric Ikeda John Wu Brandon Mendez
Caleb Lee Ivan Le Kyeongmin Choi Peter Changhee Park Eduardo Frausto Liam Rivera Michael Franklin Quang Nguyen
Gary Song Joseph Kwak Matthew Harris Jason Duong Matthew Shore Yaman Waqfi Aiden Burkholder Cyrus Phan
Groups 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
2x2 Connor Atha Cici Liu Davion Wells Kirk Lindbeck Rigoberto Quintero Eric Ikeda Michael Franklin Cade Martin
Carter Audet Marrero Will Mathewson Max W. Thomason Christopher Nicolaas Vlok Ian Cheng Liam Rivera Aiden Burkholder Joseph Bove
Alejandro Ortiz Nathan Soria Dominic Morton Marcus Stephan Vlok Eduardo Frausto Yaman Waqfi Terrence Cao Brandon Tran
Matthew Carlson Ethan Jan Alec Levy Peter Changhee Park Matthew Shore Jose Bustamante Will Do Brian Tran
Nathan Weber Joshua Kwon Kyeongmin Choi Jason Duong Rahul Athreya Matthew Le Thomas Csaszar Zane Schulz
Drake Ashton Verabian Jason Zenarosa Matthew Harris Steen Campbell Ethan Davis Thomas Schmidt Blake Needelman Benjamin Nguyen
Sophie Leon Bingkin Zhou Timothy Chang Nathaniel Fong Alex Macias Andrew Yin Ryan S. Shakiba Nishant O'Neil
Caleb Lee Ivan Le Ethan Bemis Vincenzo Martinez Jayden Tye Ian McFerson Jaden Burkhardt Grayson Decker
Gary Song Joseph Kwak Shane Robertson Matthew Shay William Li Andrew Eyestone Gage Tan-Torres Ian Ishak
Ryan Woytowitz Isaac Schmidt David Lee Cody Tran Sophie Berman Alpha Yam Matthew Tran Trenton Challgren-Hopkins
Nicholas Doan Jaden Smith Rocco Apostol Ty Bogikes Nicholas deGrassie Wenshun Zhou Richard Jaemin Yong Jonny Katz
Logan R. White Ethan Budgett Harrison Park Alfred Wang Timothy Ikeda John Wu Brandon Mendez Anish Shanmungam
Groups 1 2 3 4
4x4 Vinson Nguyen Ethan Jan Kirk Lindbeck Liam Rivera
Max Park Bingkin Zhou Christopher Nicolaas Vlok Yaman Waqfi
Carter Audet Marrero Jaden Smith Jason Duong Thomas Schmidt
Matthew Carlson Max W. Thomason Vincenzo Martinez Andrew Yin
Nathan Weber Dominic Morton Matthew Shay Wenshun Zhou
Drake Ashton Verabian Kyeongmin Choi Rigoberto Quintero Michael Franklin
Caleb Lee Matthew Harris Eduardo Frausto Terrence Cao
Gary Song Timothy Chang Matthew Shore Jaden Burkhardt
Ryan Woytowitz David Lee Alex Macias Gage Tan-Torres
Nishant O'Neil Harrison Park Sophie Berman Brandon Mendez
Groups 1 2 3 4 5
Skewb Ethan Schneider Marcus Stephan Vlok Cade Martin Gary Song Nathan Soria
zane fields Peter Changhee Park Joseph Bove Ryan Woytowitz Matthew Shay
Connor Atha Steen Campbell Brandon Tran Vincenzo Martinez Eduardo Frausto
Alejandro Ortiz Nathaniel Fong Benjamin Nguyen Ethan Jan Matthew Shore
Sophie Leon Ty Bogikes Trenton Challgren-Hopkins Jaden Smith Alex Macias
Logan R. White Ian Cheng Jonny Katz Max W. Thomason Sophie Berman
Joshua Kwon Rahul Athreya Anish Shanmungam Dominic Morton Thomas Schmidt
Jason Zenarosa Jose Bustamante Carter Audet Marrero Kyeongmin Choi Michael Franklin
Joseph Kwak Matthew Le Matthew Carlson Matthew Harris Terrence Cao
Isaac Schmidt Will Do Nathan Weber Timothy Chang Jaden Burkhardt
Alec Levy Thomas Csaszar Drake Ashton Verabian David Lee Gage Tan-Torres
Shane Robertson Blake Needelman Caleb Lee Christopher Nicolaas Vlok Nishant O'Neil
Groups 1 2 3 4
Square-1 Takao Hashimoto Ty Bogikes Jaden Smith Sophie Leon
Carter Audet Marrero Daiki Hashimoto Dominic Morton Joshua Kwon
Sylvie Tran Matthew Carlson Timothy Chang Derek Hsieh
Cici Liu Nathan Weber David Lee Ethan Jan
Kirk Lindbeck Drake Ashton Verabian Thomas Valles Michael Franklin
Liam Rivera Gary Song Matthew Shay Nathan Soria
Connor Atha Ryan Woytowitz Matthew Shore Andrew Nathenson
Michael Young Elijah Brown Isaac Langer Alex Davani
Will Hamilton Christian De Paola Henry Helmuth Deven Nadudvari
Sean Saito Jungwoo Kim Kevin Matthews

Travel and Venue Info

The address of the venue is 3443 Pacific View Dr, Corona Del Mar, CA 92625.


Parking will be available in the lot right across the street from the school. DO NOT PARK IN THE LOOP IN FRONT OF THE SCHOOL, AS THAT WILL BE RESERVED FOR STAFF ONLY. Parking is first come, first serve, so be punctual to increase chances of getting a spot!


From south of the 73:
Head north on the 5 to the 73 North Toll Road exit. Get on the 73 and take the Newport Coast Drive exit. Turn left, and then turn right at San Joaquin Hills Rd. Keep going down the hill until you hit Marguerite Ave, then turn right. Go straight, and at the stop sign, go into the parking lot. Enter the campus and through the white gates, and the competition will be in the building labeled The Blass Gymnasium.

From due northwest of the 73:
Head south on the 405 to the 73 South Freeway exit. Get on the 73 and exit on MacArthur Blvd. Keep going until you hit San Joaquin Hills Rd. Turn left, and then turn left again on San Miguel. Then turn right on Pacific View Dr. At the first stop sign, turn left into the parking lot. Walk to the campus and through the white gates. The competition will be in The Blass Gymnasium.

From due northeast of the 73:
Head west on the 91 and exit onto the 55 Freeway. Stay on the 55 until you hit the 73 Freeway exit, then get on the 73. Exit on MacArthur Blvd. Keep going until you hit San Joaquin Hills Rd. Turn left, and then turn left again on San Miguel. Then turn right on Pacific View Dr. At the first stop sign, turn left into the parking lot. Walk to the campus and through the white gates. The competition will be in The Blass Gymnasium.


Lunch will not be served at this competition, so it is highly recommended you either pack a lunch or bring money for lunch at nearby restaurants. NO FOOD OR DRINK INSIDE THE VENUE. There will be about an hour break for lunch. DUE TO VENUE RULES, PLEASE DO NOT ORDER ANY FORM OF DELIVERY TO THE VENUE (Pizza, DoorDash/Postmates, etc.)

Please try not to wander around the schoolgrounds, as there may be activities from the school going on and it'd be best not to disturb them.

While we will try our best to accommodate everyone, please be considerate of the competitors and staff, and remember that they have priority inside the venue. There will be absolutely no smoking or alcohol in the venue as well.

Event awards will be provided by the competition's sponsor: SpeedCubeShop. Please check out their extensive selection of cubes, their fast shipping, and their excellent customer service.


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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