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)

Organization team
Maggie Jordan
WCA Delegate
Corey Sakowski

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).

Main event
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
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There is a competitor limit of 125 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $20 (United States Dollar).
Registration fees won't be refunded under any circumstance.
On the spot registrations will be accepted with a base registration fee of $20 (United States Dollar).

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

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Tanzer Balimtas won with an average of 7.06 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Tommy Szeliga finished second (10.07) and John Staley finished third (10.16).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Tanzer Balimtas 6.72 7.06 United States 7.236.727.137.426.81
2x2x2 Cube Zayn Khanani 1.71 2.67 United States 1.891.712.074.434.04
4x4x4 Cube Tanzer Balimtas 35.38 36.51 United States 35.5135.3837.5638.7936.45
3x3x3 Blindfolded Corey Sakowski 1:33.58 DNF United States DNFDNF1:33.58
3x3x3 One-Handed Tanzer Balimtas 12.39 14.70 United States 15.9212.3913.9014.4415.75
Pyraminx Michael Nielsen 2.82 4.10 United States 4.733.744.472.824.08
Time Event Round
8:30-9:00 Registration
9:00-10:15 3x3x3 Cube First Round
10:15-11:15 2x2x2 Cube First Round
11:15-12:00 3x3x3 Blindfolded Final
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00-2:00 Pyraminx First Round
2:00-3:15 4x4x4 Cube Combined Final
3:15-4:00 3x3x3 Cube Second Round
4:00-5:00 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 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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