Owings Mills Summer 2022

Jul 16, 2022
Owings Mills, Maryland, United States

Rosenbloom Owings Mills JCC

3506 Gwynnbrook Ave Suite 148, Owings Mills, MD 21117




Evan Rich and Matthew Rich
WCA Delegates
Blake Thompson, Corey Sakowski, and Rich Tayag
Download all the competition's details as PDF here.

We are requiring masks for all competitors and their guests in the venue throughout the day. Competitors and/or guests that do not comply will be asked to leave the venue.

Competitors should not attend the competition if experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, or if they were exposed to someone with COVID-19.

When not competing, competitors and spectators should attempt to socially distance whenever possibly by keeping 3 feet away from others. We also encourage you not to share puzzles with other competitors.

Anyone over the age of 16 who is attending the competition (Competitors or guests) must bring ID to be let into the Owings Mills JCC.

All profits from this competition will be donated to The Make A Wish Foundation.

Main event
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There is a competitor limit of 150 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $25 (United States Dollar).
If your registration is cancelled before you will be refunded 100% of your registration fee.
Registrants on the waiting list may be accepted onto the competitor list until .
If you are a registered competitor you may change your registered events until on the Register tab.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.
Spectators are only permitted as companions of competitors.

Please keep in mind that registrations are approved manually after payment, so your registration may not be approved immediately.
Your registration is not complete until your registration fee has been paid.
All competitiors must read the "Competitor Responsibilities" tab.

If the competitor limit of 150 has been reached, you can still register and pay the registration fee to secure a spot on the waitlist. During the registration period, any competitor can cancel their registration and allow the first person on the waitlist to take their spot. If you find that you cannot make it to the competition after registering, please contact us so that we can maximize attendance.
All registrants still on the waitlist after the registration period will have their registrations deleted, and will be fully refunded.
We may completely close registration if the waitlist becomes very large.

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Carson Widjaja won with an average of 7.60 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Waden Cho finished second (7.68) and Ray Bai finished third (7.99).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Carson Widjaja 6.70 7.60 United States 8.319.036.707.656.85
2x2x2 Cube Will Callan 1.08 1.74 United States 1.112.562.211.081.90
4x4x4 Cube Ray Bai 25.97 29.78 United States 37.5025.9732.0530.7326.55
3x3x3 Blindfolded Liam Chen 18.02 19.31 United States 20.6819.2218.02
3x3x3 One-Handed Shaun Mack 10.26 11.74 United States 12.5011.7713.7410.2610.95
Pyraminx Andres Rodriguez 1.69 2.40 United States 2.263.342.622.321.69
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 60 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 24 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
2x2x2 Cube Final Ao5 1:00.00
4x4x4 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 2:30.00 2 attempts to get < 1:15.00 Top 24 advance to next round
Final Ao5 2:30.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3 10:00.00 cumulative *
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2 / Ao5 2:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:10.00 Top 24 advance to next round
Final Ao5 2:00.00
Pyraminx Final Ao5 1:00.00

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Schedule for Saturday (July 16, 2022)

From 07:00 AM
To 07:20 AM
From 07:20 AM
To 07:40 AM
From 07:40 AM
To 08:00 AM
Tutorial for new competitors
From 08:00 AM
To 09:00 AM
2x2x2 Cube Final
Gymnasium - Stage One, Gymnasium - Stage Two
Time limit
From 09:00 AM
To 10:30 AM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Gymnasium - Stage One, Gymnasium - Stage Two
Time limit
Top 60 advance to next round
From 10:30 AM
To 11:30 AM
Pyraminx Final
Gymnasium - Stage One, Gymnasium - Stage Two
Time limit
From 11:30 AM
To 12:30 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed First round
Gymnasium - Stage One, Gymnasium - Stage Two
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2 attempts to get < 1:10.00
Top 24 advance to next round
From 12:30 PM
To 01:00 PM
From 01:00 PM
To 02:30 PM
4x4x4 Cube First round
Gymnasium - Stage One, Gymnasium - Stage Two
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2 attempts to get < 1:15.00
Top 24 advance to next round
From 02:30 PM
To 03:15 PM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
Gymnasium - Stage One, Gymnasium - Stage Two
Time limit
Top 24 advance to next round
From 03:15 PM
To 04:15 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final
Gymnasium - Stage One, Gymnasium - Stage Two
Time limit
10:00.00 cumulative *
From 04:15 PM
To 04:50 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed Final
Gymnasium - Stage One, Gymnasium - Stage Two
Time limit
From 04:50 PM
To 05:25 PM
4x4x4 Cube Final
Gymnasium - Stage One, Gymnasium - Stage Two
Time limit
From 05:25 PM
To 06:00 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
Gymnasium - Stage One, Gymnasium - Stage Two
Time limit
From 06:00 PM
To 06:30 PM


For First-Time Competitors

All newcomers must read our "Info For First Time Competitors" Tab, and be familiar with the WCA Regulations before competing. This video gives a basic overview of the rules.

In addition, please read this document before coming to the competition. Huge thanks to Olivér Perge and Niki Placskó for the document!

For All Competitors

When you arrive, you will receive a card with personalized information detailing your events and what group you will be competing in for each event. In addition, you will also have judging/scrambling/running assignments on your card. Every competitor is expected to help out during the event(s) they are registered for. The card will look like the following:

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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.

Note: When registering please comment how many slices of pizza you would like ordered for you the day of the competition. (For more information on Food and Snacks, please see the Lunch tab).*


This event is open to all cubers (any age/experience). We just ask you know a couple things before coming to compete.

First, please be familiar with the WCA Regulations, found here:

Obviously there is a lot of information in the Regulations, so a video was made (credit to Chris Olsen and Kit Clement) to show new competitors the basics of competing. This video will explain most of what any cuber competing for the first time will need to know.

If you have any questions after watching this video, feel free to email one of the organizers (Matthew or Evan Rich) to ask. Also, if you have any questions the day of the competition please find one of our staff members, who will be wearing staff t-shirts, and ask them your questions.

If you would like to sign up for this competition, go over to the registration tab, click register, and fill out the information it asks for. This will help you get set up the WCA's system and one step closer to your first official solve!

Q: Do I use my own cube to compete?
A: YES! You are responsible for your own hardware in order to compete.

Q: What is the normal age of competitors at these events?
A: All ages are welcome, but in general competitors are between 10 and 20 years old. Don't let this stop you though, everyone can and should cube!

Q: What is the competition like?
A; Competitions are a bunch of tables where nerds like us get to sit and discuss our favorite thing, Cubes! Of course in addition there is competing, which will occupy one side of the competition hall, where you will see lots of timers flickering with contestants' new personal bests. Most competitions have a break for lunch, and the competing is split up into groups, as to better organize who competes when(This will be done alphabetically, by first name, at our competition).

Q: How do I find results?
A: All results are posted on the WCA page a couple of days after the competition finishes. However, for the day of competing, go to Cubecomps.com to find information about current events. This is also where you will find information about 2nd and 3rd rounds of events.

Q: Why am I not on the registration list yet?
A: Make sure you pay your entrance fee in order to be automatically placed on the registered list, which will also guarantee you a spot in the competition. If payment may be an issue, or you are not sure if you can attend, email one of the organizers and we will help you with your problem. No matter what you situation may be however, please register online and please note NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN (sorry for any inconvenience).

Q: Are there age divisions?
A: Nope! All competitors compete together, under the same conditions.

Q: Can I have fun at this event?
A: YES! Cubing is amazing, and we sincerely hope you enjoy the competition!

Venue and Travel

Owings Mills Summer 2022 will be held in the Gymnasium of The Owings Mills, Jewish Community Center of Greater Baltimore.

Groups are posted HERE.

Live results can be found on HERE on WCA Live.

Lunch Options:
Pizza slices will be available at the competition, $2 per slice. If you want pizza please comment how many slices you want when you are registering, and then you will pay for that many slices at the competition. If you do not preorder the pizza there is no guarantee you will get any! Water bottles and snacks will also be available for purchase, but you don't have to preorder those. All food sold will be handled by our food and snacks supervisor, Evan Rich.

Wifi will be available to all competitors at the competition. Login details will be released shortly.

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).
A cumulative time limit may be enforced (see Regulation A1a2).


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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