Quabbin Summer 2019

Aug 24, 2019
Barre, Massachusetts, United States

Quabbin Regional High School

800 South Street

Held in the cafeteria of the venue


Organizer Contact

Alex Cohen and Jesse Mailloux
WCA Delegate
Matthew McMillan
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There is a competitor limit of 120 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $20 (United States Dollar).
If your registration is cancelled before you will be refunded 50% of your registration fee.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.

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Daniel Gutierrez won with an average of 8.50 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Derek White finished second (9.14) and Nipun Kisari finished third (9.27).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Daniel Gutierrez 6.53 8.50 United States 6.537.5810.708.869.06
4x4x4 Cube Aryan Kejriwal 29.43 32.34 United States 31.6829.4333.6131.7336.44
5x5x5 Cube Aryan Kejriwal 49.86 50.93 United States 49.8654.6852.7150.0650.03
3x3x3 Blindfolded Keenan Johnson 42.46 DNF United States 42.46DNF50.19
Megaminx Daniel Gutierrez 49.04 54.15 United States 56.5055.8250.131:16.8849.04
Square-1 Christopher Chi 7.83 9.58 United States 12.7311.459.197.838.09
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
4x4x4 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 3:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:10.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 3:00.00
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 5:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:50.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3 15:00.00 cumulative *
Megaminx Final Bo2 / Ao5 4:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
Square-1 Final Bo2 / Ao5 3:00.00 2 attempts to get < 45.00

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Schedule for Saturday (August 24, 2019)

From 07:45 AM
To 08:00 AM
Tutorial for new competitors
From 08:00 AM
To 09:30 AM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Time limit
Top 32 advance to next round
From 09:30 AM
To 10:50 AM
4x4x4 Cube First round
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2 attempts to get < 1:10.00
Top 16 advance to next round
From 10:50 AM
To 12:10 PM
5x5x5 Cube Final
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2 attempts to get < 1:50.00
From 12:10 PM
To 01:10 PM
From 01:10 PM
To 01:40 PM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
Time limit
Top 16 advance to next round
From 01:40 PM
To 03:00 PM
Megaminx Final
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
From 03:00 PM
To 03:45 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final
Time limit
15:00.00 cumulative *
From 03:45 PM
To 04:45 PM
Square-1 Final
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2 attempts to get < 45.00
From 04:45 PM
To 05:15 PM
4x4x4 Cube Final
Time limit
From 05:15 PM
To 05:45 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
Time limit
From 05:45 PM
To 06:15 PM

For those of you new to cubing, WELCOME!

We wanted to let you know this event is perfectly fine for cubers of any age and experience. We just ask you know a couple things before coming to compete...

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

In addition to reading over the regulations, we encourage new cubers to watch this video, just to learn the basics of competing. This video will explain most of what any cuber competing for the first time will need to know.

There is also this new written competitor tutorial from the WCA.

If you have any questions after this video, we will be having a new competitor tutorial, the morning of the competition. That would be the perfect time to ask those questions and clear up any confusion.

If you are stoked to compete and ready to sign up, head 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 heats, as to better organize who competes when. (Check the Groups tab and listen at the competition for more info on this.)

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, use the contact button to talk to us, and we can see if we can work out another payment strategy, or have you pay on arrival at the competition. No matter what your situation may be however, please register online. It is much easier for us to have you register now and pay later, then to have to input information at another time.

Q: Are there age divisions?

A: Nope! All competitors compete in the same group.

Q: Can I have fun at this event?

A: OF COURSE! Cubing is amazing, and we sincerely hope you enjoy the competition!

From the east:
1. Take Route 2 heading west to Rte 68 south in Gardner
2. Follow Rte 68 South to the center of Hubbardston
3. Take right after Hubbardston Center School onto Elm Street
4. Take right at T-insection of Rte 62 heading to Barre
5. Once in the center of Barre, take a left, crossing over Rte 122 to South Street
6. The venue will be on your right
1. Take the Mass Pike to exit 11 in Millbury
2. Follow signs to Rte 122N which takes you to center of Barre
1. Take a left onto South Street

From the south (Worcester area):
1. Follow Rte 122 North to Barre
1. Follow Rte 122A through Holden & Rutland
2. Take a right onto Rte 122 North to Barre

From the north:
1. Follow Rte 32 South to the center of Barre
2. Take a right onto South Street

From the west:
1. MassPike to exit 8
2. Take a left onto Rte 32 North
3. Follow Rte 32 North to Barre
4. Veer straight onto South Street as Rte 32 continues to the right
1. Take Rte 9 heading east
2. In Ware, take a left onto Rte 32 North

Text directions courtesy of Quabbin Regional School District.

We will NOT be serving lunch at this competition. There are some options in the center of Barre which is a short drive.

Registration Information
The registration fee for this competition is $20.00. The WCA Stripe payment system is being used for this competition. You will be prompted to pay following registration. You are not considered registered until you pay via Stripe.

If you paid but don't see your name on the registration list within 48 hours of payment, please email the organizers. Despite the use of the Stripe payment system, organizers still have to manually move competitors to the approved competitor list following payment.

You must register and pay online to compete. No at-the-door registrations or payments will be accepted under any circumstances. We realize this may not be ideal for some people, but this allows us to have an exact count of people attending and lets us use staff resources more effectively the day of the competition. Spectators may attend for free.

We will be calling up groups instead of names for this competition.

Groups can be found here.

TheCubicle.com will be sponsoring this competition.
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The prizes are as follows:
3x3 1st, 2nd, 3rd: $35 , $25 , $15 respectively
All other events 1st, 2nd, 3rd: $10 , $7 , $5 respectively

We will be using CubeComps for this competition. The link will be posted shortly before the competition and emailed out.

The staff application can be found here. Please note you must register and pay in order to be considered for staff. If selected, the fee will be refunded after the competition.

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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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