Reno Spring 2017

Apr 22, 2017
Reno, Nevada, United States

University of Nevada, Reno

Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center, 1664 N Virginia St Reno, NV 89512

Wells Fargo Auditorium, on the ground floor of the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center.

Alex Chau, Ben Streeter, Brandon Harnish, and Mitchell Lane
WCA Delegates
Brandon Harnish and Kit Clement

Reno Rubik's Cube Club


Registration fees for UNR/Davidson Academy students, staff, and faculty are at a reduced price of $10. All registration payments are to be made in cash on the day of the competition. There will be a competitor limit of 75.

Main event
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
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The base registration fee for this competition is $15 (United States Dollar).
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Paul Mahvi won with an average of 8.57 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Mitchell Lane finished second (10.76) and Varun Mohanraj finished third (13.07).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Paul Mahvi 7.47 8.57 United States
4x4x4 Cube Mitchell Lane 32.76 36.10 United States 38.1839.0636.8932.7633.23
7x7x7 Cube Paul Mahvi 3:15.44 3:20.36 United States 3:20.713:24.943:15.44
3x3x3 Blindfolded Ishaan Agrawal 24.29 DNF United States DNF24.29DNF
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Kit Clement 34 United States 34
Clock Kit Clement 7.76 9.57 United States 8.919.81DNF7.769.99
4x4x4 Blindfolded Kit Clement 9:24.58 DNF United States DNF9:24.58DNF

Confirmed Events:

  • 3x3x3 Speedsolve (3 rounds)
  • 4x4x4 Speedsolve (2 rounds)
  • 7x7x7 Speedsolve
  • 3x3x3 Blindfolded
  • Rubik's Clock
  • 4x4x4 Blindfolded

Tentative Events

  • 3x3x3 Fewest Moves (Best of 1)

Preliminary Schedule

Note: Rubik's Cube: Fewest Moves is a tentative event. If held, the event format will be Best of 1.

Updated 12 April 2017

Time Event Format Cutoff Time Limit
10:30 3x3x3 Blindfolded and 4x4x4 Blindfolded Best of 3 none 60:00 cumulative
12:00 7x7x7 Cube Combined Final Round Mean of 3 6:25 in 1 attempt 10:00 per attempt
12:45 Lunch Best of 1
1:15 Rubik's Cube Round 1 (minimum 40% advance) Average of 5 none 10:00 per attempt
2:30 4x4x4 Cube Round 1 (minimum 40% advance) Average of 5 6:25 in 2 attempts 10:00 per attempt
3:45 Rubik's Clock Combined Final Round Average of 5 0:40 in 2 attempts 1:00 per attempt
4:20 Rubik's Cube Round 2 (minimum 6 advance) Average of 5 none 10:00 per attempt
4:55 4x4x4 Cube Final Round Average of 5 none 10:00 per attempt
5:30 3x3x3 Final Round Average of 5 none 10:00 per attempt


Wells Fargo Auditorium
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
University of Nevada, Reno
1664 N Virginia St
Reno, NV 89512
The Wells Fargo Auditorium is on the ground floor of the Knowledge Center beside @One. The ground floor is accessible from the southwest corner of the Knowledge Center.
The usual entrances to the Knowledge Center are on the second floor, so you may need to go downstairs.


Parking is available in the Brian J. Whalen Parking Complex.
More information about parking is available on the UNR website.


The event is not providing food. Competitors and spectators are responsible for finding food as needed. There are various restaurants open in the Joe Crowley Student Union next door to the competition venue.
For a complete list of open restaurants, please consult the UNR website.
There are also restaurants around campus, such as Jimmy John's on 9th, Subway at Virginia and 16th, Laughing Planet at Virginia and 10th, and Roberto's at Virginia and 8th (try the carne asada fries!).

All registration payments are to be made in cash at the venue, on the day of the competition.
Change will be available but limited, so please try to pay exactly.

The cost to compete is $15, which covers registration for any of our events.
The cost to compete is $10 for UNR/Davidson Academy students, staff, and faculty with ID.

UPDATE: Unfortunately, due to several issues and time constraints, we will not be selling t-shirts at this competition.

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 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.