SoCal Please Be Qualified 2023

May 28, 2023
San Diego, California, United States

UC San Diego Rady School of Management

9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093

Otterson Hall Multipurpose Room 2 (Room 2S117 on the 2nd floor)

Organization team
Jacob Liu and Ruby Lu
WCA Delegates
Elijah Brown, Matthew Dickman, and Michael Young
Download all the competition's details as PDF here.

This is a PBQ Competition, without regular 3x3x3. Please consider Westview Favorites 2023 for a competition with 3x3x3.

The competition will take place at UC San Diego's Rady School of Management, in Otterson Hall's Multipurpose Room 2 (Room 2S117 on the second floor).

This competition is recognized as an official World Cube Association competition. Therefore, all competitors must be familiar with the WCA Regulations. If you are new to competing, please refer to the Competitor Responsibilities tab.

This competition is in partnership with West Coast Cubing, LLC

Main event
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
This competition is over, click here to display the registration requirements it used.
Create a WCA account here if you don't have one.
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Register for this competition here.
There is a competitor limit of 50 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $20 (United States Dollar).
If your registration is cancelled before you will be refunded 75% of your registration fee.
Registrants on the waiting list may be accepted onto the competitor list until .
If you are a registered competitor you may change your registered events until on the Register tab.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.

Registration Process

  1. Wait until registration opens on Monday, May 1, 2023 at 7:00 PM PDT. You cannot register prior to then. You cannot register after Saturday, May 20, 2023 at 5:00 PM PDT. No exceptions to these will be given. If deemed necessary, we may close registration early.
  2. If you have not competed before, create a WCA account here.
  3. Go to the Register link on the competition website.
  4. Fill out the events you will be competing in, any comments you may have about your registration, and press register.
  5. Pay the registration fee via Stripe on the competition website.

Competitors MUST pay their registration fee before being eligible for a spot in the competition.


If the competition is full, a message will be displayed saying such on the competition website. If, after this time, you register and pay for the competition, you will be added to the competition waitlist.

If a competitor cancels their registration, the person at the top of the waitlist will be added to the competitor list.

If you are on the waitlist, you may cancel your registration (see below) at any time for a full refund.

If you are on the waitlist, you will be informed whether you have made it on the competitor list after Saturday, May 20, 2023 at 5:00 PM PDT, otherwise you will be given a full refund.

Registration Changes

If you would like to cancel your registration, email the organization team with your request and you will be refunded 75% of your registration fee. Refunds are available only until Saturday, May 20, 2023 at 5:00 PM PDT

If you would like to edit your registered events or listed guests, you may do so on the Register page. This can only be done prior to Saturday, May 20, 2023 at 5:00 PM PDT.

By registering, competitors agree to the information in the Competitor Responsibilities tab. This tab details the responsibilites of all competitors at this competition. Not abiding by these responsibilities can result in disqualification

Click here to display the highlights of the competition.

Kyeongmin Choi won with a single solve of 47.68 seconds in the 3x3x3 Blindfolded event. Hana Nakano finished second (59.27) and Kavin Tangtartharakul finished third (1:02.39).

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