Skyline Open 2018

Jan 27, 2018
Sammamish, Washington, United States

Skyline High School

1122 228th Ave SE, Sammamish, WA 98075

Titan Gym in the Gym Wing


Aaron Wang, Ben Yu, Byron Jin, and Cindy Zhao
WCA Delegate
Daniel Lo

The competitor limit is set to 110 due to the size of the venue.
We are unable to provide online registration payment because our school does not allow us to receive money on the WCA website. Thus, we will be only be accepting at-the-door payment, please bring $20 in cash to the competition to pay for registration.
Spectators are free to watch the competition, but please limit the number of spectators you bring for the sake of space.

Main event
Registration period

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Registration requirements
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There is a competitor limit of 110 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $20 (United States Dollar).
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Ben Yu won with an average of 8.33 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Blake Thompson finished second (8.35) and Ethan Rusnak finished third (9.19).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Ben Yu 6.94 8.33 United States 9.336.949.638.377.28
2x2x2 Cube Sameer Aggarwal 2.55 3.05 United States 2.905.102.552.713.54
4x4x4 Cube Ben Yu 31.05 34.66 United States 40.8231.0532.2536.1735.55
7x7x7 Cube David Armstrong 3:34.36 3:40.69 United States 3:49.923:37.793:34.36
3x3x3 Blindfolded Max Hilliard 25.31 DNF United States 25.31DNF31.92
Square-1 Ben Yu 8.24 9.57 United States 8.2411.888.5919.828.24
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 8 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 1:30.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 2:30.00 2 attempts to get < 1:30.00
7x7x7 Cube Final Bo1 / Mo3 10:00.00 1 attempt to get < 6:45.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3 15:00.00 cumulative *
Square-1 First round Ao5 1:10.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00

Registration Fee:
There is a $20 registration fee for the event, that will only be paid in cash on the day of the competition. Please keep an eye out for the e-mail saying you have been approved. Registration is on a first-come first-serve and the same will go for the waitlist once registration fills up. Please do not register unless you intend on competing as it will open up a spot for another competitor who does intend on competing. There will be no on-site registration, so please sign-up in advance.

We will only be accepting registration fees at the venue, so make sure to please bring the registration fee on the day of the competition, only cash will be accepted.

There is a 110 competitor limit to the competition. Please register as soon as possible if you plan on coming! Registration closes at the end of the day on January 24th. Again, please register with full intent of attending, and let us know ASAP if you are unable to attend so we can open up your spot for another competitor.

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.

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Event Format Rounds Cut-Off Time Limit Moving On
2x2 Average of 5 2 N/A 1:30 16 to R2
3x3 Average of 5 3 N/A 10:00 32 to R2, 8 to R3
4x4 Average of 5 1 1:30 2:30 N/A
7x7 Mean of 3 1 6:45 10:00 N/A
BLD Best of 3 1 N/A 15:00 (cumulative) N/A
Square-1 Average of 5 2 N/A 1:10 12 to R2
5x5 (TENTATIVE) Average of 5 1 2:30 3:30 N/A

It is recommended that you come 10-15 minutes before your event is schedule to happen. There will be printed copies around the venue.

Time Event Additional Notes
9:00-9:30 Registration
9:30-10:30 2x2 Round 1
10:30-11:20 Square-1 Round 1
11:20-12:00 BLD Final
12:00-12:30 Lunch/Late Registration
12:30-2:30 3x3 Round 1
2:30-3:40 7x7 Combined Final + 5x5 (Tentative)
3:40-4:30 4x4 Combined Final
4:30-5:00 3x3 Round 2
5:00-5:20 Square-1 Final
5:20-5:50 2x2 Final
5:50-6:05 3x3 Final
6:15-6:30 Clean Up/Awards

Skyline High School
1122 228th Ave SE
Sammamish, WA 98075

Location on Campus: Titan Gym, which is located in the Gym Wing of the school. There will be signs leading you to the venue once you get to
the school.

Airport: The closest airport is Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA).

Directions to Skyline High School:
From Seattle, WA to Skyline High School

From Portland, OR to Skyline High School

You are free to park in the Student Lot next to the main entrance. There should be enough spots for everybody. Please do not park at city hall, library, YMCA, or the temple.

This competition will be sponsored by CubeDepot! They will be providing prizes, as well as selling puzzles at their vendor's booth.

If you have not checked them out, they have excellent prices and customer service!


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Once we hit our 110 competitor limit, we will not be closing registration, we will simply not be approving registrations unless other competitor's say they cannot make it. Once you register after we hit our limit, you will need to wait until you get an e-mail saying that your registration was ACCEPTED.

If you do not receive this email, you will not be allowed to compete.

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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