ODU Big Blue Fall 2018

Oct 20, 2018
Norfolk, Virginia, United States

Webb University Center, Old Dominion University

1300 W 49th St, Norfolk, VA 23529

North Cafeteria (inside Webb University Center)

Maggie Jordan
WCA Delegate
Corey Sakowski
minjordan1@cox.net, coreysakowski@gmail.com

All net proceeds will go to Engineers Without Borders, a group of engineers who benefit underserved communities.

A second round of 4x4 (top 16), a second round of one-handed (top 16), and a fourth round of 3x3 (top 8) are tentative, and will be held if there is extra time (in that order).

Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
Create a WCA account here if you don't have one.
If this is not your first competition, associate your WCA ID to your WCA account here.
Register for this competition here.
There is a competitor limit of 125 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $20 (United States Dollar).
The registration fee has to be paid through Stripe here once registered.
Registration fees won't be refunded under any circumstance.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.
Spectators can attend for free.

The registration fee must be paid online. You are not considered registered until this has been done.

Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 32 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 1:00.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00
4x4x4 Cube Combined Final Bo2 / Ao5 2:30.00 2 attempts to get < 1:45.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3 10:00.00
3x3x3 One-Handed Combined Final Bo2 / Ao5 1:30.00 2 attempts to get < 40.00
Pyraminx First round Ao5 1:00.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00
Time Event Round
8:30-9:00 Registration
9:00-11:30 3x3x3 Cube First Round
11:30-12:15 2x2x2 Cube First Round
12:15-1:30 Lunch/3x3x3 Blindfolded Final
1:30-2:30 Pyraminx First Round
2:30-3:30 4x4x4 Cube Combined Final
3:30-4:15 3x3x3 Cube Second Round
4:15-5:00 3x3x3 One-Handed Combined Final
5:00-5:15 Pyraminx Final
5:15-5:30 2x2x2 Cube Final
5:30-6:00 3x3x3 Cube Final
6:00 Awards

All times are subject to change.

Tentative Rounds
If we run ahead of schedule, more rounds of existing events may be added - 2nd round of 4x4x4 Cube, 3x3x3 One-Handed, and either 3x3x3 Cube Round 4 or 3x3 Head to Head Finals (in that order).

Lunch is on your own and will be held during 3x3x3 Blindfolded Final.

Getting to the venue: https://www.odu.edu/about/visitors/directions

The competition is in the North Cafeteria!

Parking: There is a free parking garage! (Garage E) It is right off of Hampton Blvd on 49th St. https://www.odu.edu/content/dam/odu/offices/parking-and-transportation-services/docs/odu-metered-base-map-mm.pdf

Hotels: https://www.odu.edu/about/visitors/lodging

Prizes are generously sponsored by TheCubicle.us.


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 combined 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.