Please Be As Quiet As A Cat 2018

Mar 24, 2018
Oregon, Wisconsin, United States

Hillcrest Bible Church

752 E Netherwood St, Oregon, WI 53575

In the main building


Nathaniel Ross Slater Metz

Nathaniel Ross
WCA Delegate
Slater Metz

Registration is a flat $25 fee per person, spectators are welcome to come for free, just remember to be quiet during the Blindfolded events and FMC.

Main event
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Stanley Chapel won with a single solve of 23.95 seconds in the 3x3x3 Blindfolded event. Brandon Satterstrom finished second (1:10.94) and Carter Kucala finished third (1:27.39).

North American records: Stanley Chapel‎ 5x5x5 Blindfolded 4:39.32 (single).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Blindfolded Stanley Chapel 23.95 24.82 United States 23.9523.9526.57
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Joshua Feran 29 35.33 United States 383929
Clock Joshua Feran 6.28 6.77 United States 6.419.086.287.486.43
Megaminx Joshua Feran 1:00.65 1:01.92 United States 1:02.541:03.171:00.651:00.681:02.53
5x5x5 Blindfolded Stanley Chapel 4:39.32 NAR DNF United States DNF4:39.32DNF
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Stanley Chapel 14/17 47:23 United States 14/17 47:23
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round Bo3 15:00.00 cumulative * Top 75% advance to next round
Final Bo3 15:00.00 cumulative *
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final Mo3 1 hour
Clock Final Bo2 / Ao5 1:00.00 2 attempts to get < 30.00
Megaminx Final Bo2 / Ao5 4:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:30.00
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo3 1:00:00.00 cumulative *
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final Bo3 1:00:00.00 cumulative *
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final Bo1 10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00
Event # of rounds Cutoff/Time Limit
3x3 Blindfolded 2 15 Minutes Cumulative/Top 16 advance
4x4 Blindfolded 1 60 Minutes Cumulative
5x5 Blindfolded 1 60 Minutes Cumulative
3x3 Fewest Moves 3 Attempts 60 Minutes per attempt 80 moves max
3x3 Multi-Blind 1 Attempt 10 Minutes per cube/ 60 total minutes
Clock 1 0:30/1:00
Megaminx* 1 2:30/4:00

*Megaminx is a tentative event, and will only be available if there is enough time.

Time Event Cutoff/Time Limit Advance To Next Round
8:30-9:45 5x5 Blindfolded Final 60 Minutes Cumulative
9:45-10:55 FMC Attempt 1 60 Minutes
10:55-11:40 Clock Final 0:30/1:00
11:40-12:40 3x3 Blindfolded Round 1 15 Minutes Cumulative Top 16
12:40-1:15 Lunch
1:15-2:30 FMC Attempt 2 60 Minutes
2:30-3:45 4x4 Blindfolded Final 60 Minutes Cumulative
3:45-4:45 Multi-Blind 10 Minutes per cube/60 minutes total
4:45-6:00 FMC Attempt 3 60 Minutes
6:00-6:30 3x3 Blindfolded Final 15 Minutes Cumulative
6:30-7:00 Awards/Cleanup

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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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