Rose City 2017

May 20 - 21, 2017
Portland, Oregon, United States

Lloyd Center and Hillsdale Library

2201 Lloyd Center, 1525 SW Sunset Boulevard

Saturday events will be on the west side of the mall, closest to the 9th Ave entrance.

Rose City 2017 website
Chris Brotzman, Daniel Raber, Kit Clement, and Lauren Klemz
WCA Delegates
Chris Brotzman and Kit Clement
Entry Fee

There is a 110 competitor limit to the competition. For the 3x3x3 Fewest Moves and 4x4x4 Blindfolded events, there is a 20 comeptitor limit for each of these events.

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May 20-21, 2017

Lloyd Center
2201 Lloyd Center
Portland, OR, 97232

Registration Fee:
There is a $15 registration fee for this event, payable through the WCA Stripe payment system. Your registration will not be confirmed (moved from the waiting list) until payment has been completed. However, any competitors competing in only 3x3x3 Blindfolded, 3x3x3 Fewest Moves, and 4x4x4 Blindfolded do not have to pay any fees to compete.

Please note that even after payment, registrations need to be manually approved before appearing on the registration list.

There is a 110 competitor limit to the competition. For the 3x3x3 Fewest Moves and 4x4x4 Blindfolded events, there is a 20 comepetitor limit for each of these events. Please register as soon as possible if you plan on coming! Registration closes at the end of the day on May 13th. We will grant refunds to those who let us know before May 13th, but no refunds are granted after that date. Registration will be allowed at the door if space allows, but you can only register for the 3x3x3 and Pyraminx speedsolve events.

This competition is recognized as an official World Cube Association competition. Therefore, all competitors should be familiar with the WCA regulations. If you are new to competing, you may want to look at CubingUSA's Competitor Tutorial.

Join our facebook group to hear about competitions in the Pacific Northwest before they're announced and keep in touch with cubers in the area!

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  • 3x3 Speedsolve
  • 4x4 Speedsolve
  • 5x5 Speedsolve
  • 3x3 Blindfolded (Round 1)
  • Pyraminx
  • Megaminx


  • 3x3 Blindfolded (Round 2)
  • Fewest Moves
  • 4x4 Blindfolded


Time Event Cutoff Time Limit
9:00 Check-in
9:30-10:15 Megaminx Combined Final 3:30 6:00
10:15-12:00 3x3x3 Round 1 None 10:00
12:00-12:45 Lunch
12:45-1:45 4x4x4 Round 1 1:25 3:00
1:45-2:45 Pyraminx Round 1 0:30 1:00
2:45-3:30 3x3x3 Blindfolded Round 1 20 minutes combined
3:30-4:30 5x5x5 Round 1 2:45 4:00
4:30-5:00 3x3x3 Round 2 Top 32
5:00-5:30 4x4x4 Final Top 8
5:30-6:00 5x5x5 Final Top 8
6:00-6:15 Pyraminx Final Top 12
6:15-7:00 3x3x3 Final Top 12
7:00 Awards


Time Event Cutoff Time Limit
10:00 Check-in
10:15-11:15 Fewest Moves Attempt 1
11:15-12:00 Lunch
12:00-1:00 Fewest Moves Attempt 2
1:10-2:10 Fewest Moves Attempt 3
2:10-3:10 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final 45 minutes combined
3:10-3:40 3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Top 8
3:40 Awards

Travel and Venue Information


Venue: Lloyd Center
2201 Lloyd Center, Portland, OR 97232

We will hold the competition on the west side of the mall, closest to the entrance at 9th and Multnomah.

Airport: The closest airport is Portland International Airport (PDX).

Train: Amtrak will land you in Union Station, which has arrivals daily via the Amtrak Cascades and Coastal Starlight routes:

Public Transit: Take the Red, Blue or Green MAX lines to either the Lloyd Center or 7th Avenue stop.

Parking: The closest parking structure to the competition area is near the intersection of Halsey and 9th. There is another structure on the east side of the mall at 13th and Multnomah.


Venue: Hillsdale Library
1525 SW Sunset Blvd, Portland, OR 97239

The competition will be held in the meeting room of the library.

This competition will be sponsored by! We are in contact with Lloyd Center to see if we can do vending at the mall again, and will have more info posted here if we are able to do so.

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Gift card prizes will be given out to all who place in the top 3 of each event. For 3x3x3, the third prize is $15, second prize is $25, and first prize is $35. For all other events, third prize is $5, second prize is $7, and first prize is $10. Three additional $5 gift cards will also be given out for overall performance to those who did not finish in the top 3 in any other event.