Southwest Showdown 2013

Nov 9 - 10, 2013
Gilbert, Arizona, United States

Gilbert Classical Academy

55 N Greenfield Rd Gilbert, Arizona, 85234
Southwest Showdown 2013 website

Austin Reed

Austin Reed
WCA Delegate
Shelley Chang
Main event
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Phillip Espinoza won with an average of 10.19 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Edward Lin finished second (10.36) and Samuel Chiu finished third (10.74).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Phillip Espinoza 8.75 10.19 United States 11.248.759.8110.2910.48
2x2x2 Cube Edward Lin 2.61 3.23 United States 3.622.613.253.163.27
4x4x4 Cube Edward Lin 35.45 41.09 United States 39.7645.1842.7835.4540.73
5x5x5 Cube Justin Thomas 1:08.94 1:17.52 United States 1:16.441:19.101:19.161:08.941:17.01
6x6x6 Cube Justin Thomas 2:05.49 2:11.22 United States 2:15.882:05.492:12.29
3x3x3 Blindfolded Justin Thomas 1:26.39 DNF United States 1:46.831:26.39DNF
3x3x3 One-Handed Phillip Espinoza 15.26 17.15 United States 15.6215.2618.3218.2117.61
Pyraminx Quentin McLean 4.17 5.33 United States 4.754.
Square-1 Justin Thomas 11.18 16.75 United States 17.6416.6131.2716.0111.18
4x4x4 Blindfolded Austin Reed 21:59.00 DNF United States 21:59.00DNSDNS
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Justin Thomas 7/8 43:56 United States 7/8 43:56
3x3x3 With Feet Steven Turner 47.65 1:02.63 United States 1:28.2847.6551.96
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00
Second round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00
Second round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 3:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 3:00.00
6x6x6 Cube Final Mo3 10:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3 10:00.00
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
Second round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Pyraminx First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Square-1 Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo3 25:00.00
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final Bo1 10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00
3x3x3 With Feet Final Mo3 10:00.00

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 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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