SacCubing III 2018

Jan 27 - 28, 2018
Sacramento, California, United States

Johnson Hall at the Placer County Fairgrounds

800 All America City Blvd, Roseville, CA 95678
Christian Martin and Graham Siggins
WCA Delegates
Brandon Harnish and Shelley Chang
Entry Fee
$25 (United States Dollar)
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
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Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Max Park 5.15 6.35 United States 5.156.876.086.436.53
2x2x2 Cube Christopher Olson 1.51 2.58 United States 3.521.512.584.291.64
4x4x4 Cube Max Park 22.25 24.86 United States 24.7726.4723.3427.9222.25
5x5x5 Cube Max Park 44.95 45.69 United States 44.9552.2846.5745.2245.27
6x6x6 Cube Max Park 1:19.60 WR 1:25.10 WR United States 1:24.661:31.041:19.60
7x7x7 Cube Max Park 2:12.69 2:17.15 United States 2:13.692:25.062:12.69
3x3x3 Blindfolded Graham Siggins 29.13 DNF United States 48.0529.13DNF
3x3x3 One-Handed Max Park 8.35 10.62 United States 10.5411.028.3511.5510.29
3x3x3 With Feet Riley Woo 55.29 1:01.03 United States 1:12.3857.661:09.8455.5855.29
Clock David Adams 7.76 9.49 United States 8.9811.207.769.3510.15
Megaminx Isaac Langer 53.12 56.51 United States 1:01.4053.1254.3858.0757.07
Pyraminx Aaron Paskow 3.64 3.84 United States 4.383.824.003.703.64
Skewb Isaac Langer 2.50 4.17 United States 5.904.232.502.755.54
Square-1 Nicholas Daneshvari 8.37 12.11 United States 10.5812.168.3714.6013.60
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 72 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 64 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 3:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:20.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
5x5x5 Cube Combined Final Bo2 / Ao5 5:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
6x6x6 Cube Combined Final Bo1 / Mo3 10:00.00 1 attempt to get < 4:00.00
7x7x7 Cube Combined Final Bo1 / Mo3 10:00.00 1 attempt to get < 6:25.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3 10:00.00
3x3x3 One-Handed Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 3:00.00 2 attempts to get < 45.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
3x3x3 With Feet Final Ao5 10:00.00
Clock Combined Final Bo2 / Ao5 1:00.00 2 attempts to get < 40.00
Megaminx Combined Final Bo2 / Ao5 5:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:30.00
Pyraminx Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 1:30.00 2 attempts to get < 30.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Skewb Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 1:30.00 2 attempts to get < 30.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Square-1 Combined Final Bo2 / Ao5 2:00.00 2 attempts to get < 40.00

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 result to beat to proceed to the second phase of a combined 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.

Sacramento's biggest competition is just around the corner! We will be having 2x2, 3x3, 4x4, 5x5, 6x6, 7x7, Pyraminx, Megaminx, Skewb, Square-1, Clock, 3x3 OH, 3x3 Blindfolded, 3x3 Feet, and FMC (tentative); 15 out of 18 events that the WCA offers!

To register, click on the 'Register' button at left (desktop) or near the top (mobile).
Registration is completed after signing up on this website, and paying $25 via Stripe.

Spectating is free and open the the public. Photography and videography are permitted, however there shall be NO FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY.

All general questions will be answered in a competitor email, which will be sent out a few days prior to the Saturday of the event.

If your are a new competitor, please read the New Competitor Information Tab.

REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE AFTER WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 24TH. Afterwards, you may arrive for on-site registration. However, the registration fee will increase from $25 to $30.

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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:

Of course, those regulations contain a lot of legalese, so we have a video made specifically for new cubers, just to show them the basics of competing. This video will explain most of what any cuber competing for the first time will need to know.

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. This means you should bring your own cube, or arrange to borrow a cube from a friend.

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: How do I find results?
A: All results are posted on the WCA page within a week after the competition finishes. However, for the day of competing, go to to find information about current events. This is also where you will find information about 2nd and 3rd rounds of events. Remember, the results are entered by a human so please be patient if you do not see your results immediately.

Q: Why am I not on the registration list yet?
A: Make sure you pay you entrance fee in order to be placed on the registered list, which will also guarantee you a spot in the competition. If payment may be any issue, or you are not sure if you can attend, use the contact button to talk to us, and see if we can work out another payment strategy, or have you pay on arrival at the compeition. No matter what you situation may be however, please register online. ** For most competitions, you may only compete if you have registered online and paid before the deadline.**

Q: Are there age divisions?
A: Nope! All competitors compete together.

Q: I want to attend, or I have friends/family who want to attend, but not compete. Do they need to pay as well?
A: No. All spectators are free to view the competition at no cost. There is only a payment to compete.

Q: Is there any other information I need to know?
A: All information will be sent out via a mass email to every competitor a few days before the event.

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

Events Rounds What Day is Round 1? Advancing to Round 2 Advancing to Round 3 Format Cutoff Time Limit
3x3 3 Saturday Top 48 Top 12 Average of 5 N/A 10:00
2x2 3 Saturday Top 36 Top 12 Average of 5 0:30 1:00
4x4 2 Saturday Top 16 Average of 5 1:20 3:00
5x5 1 Saturday Average of 5 2:00 5:00
6x6 1 Sunday Mean of 3 4:00 10:00
7x7 1 Sunday Mean of 3 6:25 10:00
Pyraminx 2 Saturday Top 12 Average of 5 0:30 1:30
Megaminx 1 Sunday Average of 5 2:30 5:00
3x3 OH 2 Saturday Top 16 Average of 5 0:45 3:00
Square-1 1 Sunday Average of 5 0:40 2:00
Clock 1 Sunday Average of 5 0:30 1:00
Skewb 2 Saturday Top 12 Average of 5 0:30 1:30
3x3 BLD 1 Saturday Best of 3 15:00 (Cumulative over 3 solves)
FMC (Tentative) 1 Sunday Best of 1 1 hr
Feet 1 Sunday Average of 5 5:00 10:00

The following schedule is tentative and subject to change.

To see a color-coded version of this schedule, click here:

Note: FMC is a tentative event. If held, it would be held on Sunday, January 28.

Saturday, January 27 Stage 1 Stage 2
8:00 Staff Comp Staff Comp
9:00 3x3 BLD Final 3x3 BLD Final
9:45 Pyraminx Round 1 4x4 Round 1
11:45 Lunch Round 1 Lunch Round 1
12:45 3x3 Round 1 3x3 Round 1
2:00 2x2 Round 1
2:45 3x3 One-Handed Round 1
4:00 5x5 Round 1 Skewb Round 1
6:00 Awards and Reminders Awards and Reminders
6:15 Clean-up Clean-Up
Sunday, January 28 Stage 1 Stage 2
8:00 Staff Comp Staff Comp
9:00 3x3 Round 2 2x2 Round 2
10:00 6x6 Final Clock Final
11:00 Square-1 Final Megaminx Final
12:00 Lunch Round 1 Lunch Round 1
1:00 7x7 Final Feet Final
1:45 Skewb Final
2:00 Pyraminx Final
2:15 2x2 Final
2:30 3x3 One-Handed Final
2:45 4x4 Final
3:00 4x4 Final
3:15 3x3 Final 3x3 Final
3:30 Awards Awards
3:45 Clean-Up Clean-Up

Several hotels in the Sacramento area are offering discounts to any and all participants of SacCubing III 2018. A special thanks to Placer Valley Tourism for giving us this info.

Please check the following link for more details:
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David Adams, Kevin Hays, Weston Mizumoto, and Devin Corr-Robinett from MentalBlockTV will be live streaming SacCubing III 2018 on View their channel here:
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Results for 3x3x3 With Feet: Click Here

All other results will be posted live on CubeComps:
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SacCubing III 2018 is proudly sponsored by SpeedCubeShop! Thanks so much to them for their support!
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SacCubing III 2018 will be auctioning off six amazing prizes! On auction is a GAN 356 Air S, two GAN 356 Airs, a Yuxin HuangLong 7x7, a ShengShou Gigaminx, and a VeryPuzzle Tuttminx! Tickets will cost $2 each, or 3 tickets for $5. Winners will be announced after 3x3 Round 1.
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