Turning in Texas 2018

Jun 16, 2018
Cedar Park, Texas, United States

YMCA Camp Twin Lakes

2300 S Bell Blvd, Cedar Park, TX 78613

The competition will be held in the Magee Lodge Dining Hall at YMCA Camp Twin Lakes


Turning In Texas 2018 Organizers

Timothy Goh and Zachary White
WCA Delegate
Zachary White

Please review the competitor information tab before the competition.
Please review the other tabs for more information on the competition.

Main event
Registration period

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Registration requirements
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There is a competitor limit of 70 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $25 (United States Dollar).

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  1. Click on the Register tab on the left side of the screen.
  2. To complete your registration you MUST pre-pay.
  3. In 48 hours, if you do NOT see your name on the competitors list (the tab on the left side of the screen thay says "Competitors") then please send an email to the contact on the General Info tab. Failure to do any of these steps may result in a delay in registration.
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Azhar Virani won with an average of 8.92 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Mahith Bandi finished second (9.83) and Sumeet Agarwal finished third (10.18).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Azhar Virani 8.52 8.92 United States 9.3810.098.558.848.52
5x5x5 Cube Mahith Bandi 1:00.64 1:02.74 United States 1:09.251:03.611:00.641:03.441:01.18
6x6x6 Cube Mahith Bandi 1:52.02 1:59.93 United States 2:04.671:52.022:03.09
7x7x7 Cube Mahith Bandi 2:42.24 2:52.14 United States 2:57.332:42.242:56.86
3x3x3 Blindfolded Timothy Goh 33.26 DNF United States 33.26DNFDNF
Clock Carter Brown 9.86 12.87 United States 13.6612.25DNF9.8612.71
Megaminx Zachary White 56.39 1:07.09 United States 1:08.351:01.751:15.281:11.1656.39
Skewb Riley Norrid 3.23 5.10 United States 6.21DNF4.333.234.77
4x4x4 Blindfolded Timothy Goh 2:27.41 DNF United States 2:27.412:33.28DNF
5x5x5 Blindfolded Timothy Goh 7:10.59 DNF United States 7:10.59DNFDNF
3x3x3 With Feet Timothy Goh 54.40 59.14 United States 1:03.8857.8455.7154.40DNF
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 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
5x5x5 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 3:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00 Top 8 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
6x6x6 Cube Final Bo1 / Mo3 6:00.00 1 attempt to get < 4:00.00
7x7x7 Cube Final Bo1 / Mo3 10:00.00 1 attempt to get < 5:30.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3 15:00.00 cumulative *
Clock First round Ao5 1:00.00 Top 6 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00
Megaminx Final Bo2 / Ao5 3:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
Skewb First round Bo2 / Ao5 1:00.00 2 attempts to get < 30.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo3 1:00:00.00 cumulative *
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final Bo3 1:00:00.00 cumulative *
3x3x3 With Feet Final Bo2 / Ao5 3:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00

Group Sheet
Live Results
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New Competitors

  • Please try to arrive early to watch the new competitor tutorial at 12:30PM.
  • Please bring some form of identification. This will be used to verify your name, birthday, and nationality. (something like a passport or school ID).
  • Please be familiar with all of WCA's regulations, most importantly Article A. If you have any questions about the regulations, feel free to ask us.
  • In each event we will have rounds. We will take the top competitors on to the subsequent rounds. After a round is completed results will be entered into CubeComps (linked above). Your name will be highlighted if you made it to the next round.
  • Each round will be divided into groups to help them run more efficiently. We will call the groups in order, along with a last call. Please come bring your puzzle up and wait in the competitor waiting area whenever your group is called. We are allowed to deny you the ability to compete if you do not come up by the last call. On the Group Sheet, you may notice that you have a group as well as a Judging(J), Running(R), Scrambling(S), or Data(D) assignment. If this is the case, then the group you are competing in will have no letter next to it. The Group that you are working will have the letter next to it (i.e. 2J would mean you are judging in Group 2). Please either judge or find someone to take your judging place when you are scheduled to judge. If all the judging stations are full, then don't worry, come help out a little later. You may see that you may have a job in an event that you are not competing in. Please try to help out as much as possible, especially during these times!

All Competitors

  • Shortly following the new competitor introduction at 12:30PM, we will also hold a judging tutorial at this time. All competitors should attend this tutorial. If you are a parent and would like to be entertained for the duration of the day, judging would be a great option for you!
  • Please try to arrive at least 30 minutes early for the events you are competing in to ensure that you are on time for that event.
  • We will use regulation 9p3) for all final rounds. If you are not present when a final starts, you will be withdrawn from that final.
  • It would be wonderful if we could get some volunteer help from the parents. This would require either being present at the judging tutorial or to have someone teach you how to judge later in the day. Judge for however long you'd feel like. It's an excellent way to make the time fly by!
  • Your delegate for this competition is Zachary White and your organizer is Timothy Goh. Ask them if you have any questions throughout the day!


Room Details: The competition will take place in the Magee Lodge Dining Hall

All Information on this tab regarding Cutoffs, Time Limits, Proceeding Competitors, and Number of Rounds are approximations and will be updated 1 week before the competition.

Event Format Round Cutoff Time Time Limit Competitors
3x3x3 Cube Ao5 Round 1 10:00
Round 2 10:00 Top 32
Final 10:00 Top 12
5x5x5 Cube Bo2 / Ao5 Combined Final 2:00 3:00
6x6x6 Cube Bo1 / Mo3 Combined Final 4:00 6:00
7x7x7 Cube Bo1 / Mo3 Combined Final 5:30 10:00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Bo3 Final 15:00 Cumulative
3x3x3 With Feet Bo2 / Ao5 Combined Round 1 2:00 3:00
Ao5 Final 3:00 Top 6
Clock Ao5 Round 1 1:00
Final 1:00 Top 6
Megaminx (Tentative) Bo2 / Ao5 Combined Final 2:00 3:00
Skewb Bo2 / Ao5 Combined Round 1 0:30 1:00
Ao5 Final 1:00 Top 12
4x4x4 Blindfolded Bo3 Final 60:00 Cumulative w/ 5BLD
5x5x5 Blindfolded Bo3 Final 60:00 Cumulative w/ 4BLD

Format- Ao5 = Average of 5 (where the best and worst solves are not counted in the average), Mo3 = Mean of 3, Bo3 = Best of 3, Bo2 = Best of 2, Bo1 = Best of 1
Cutoff- Rounds with a cutoff will have an additional best of 2 (best of 1 for 6x6 and 7x7) format where competitors will have 2 attempts to achieve a time under the cutoff. If the comeptitor does then they will be awarded more attempts to compelete the average.
Cumulative Limit(C)- The total time allowed for all attempts combined.
Time Limit - Any attempt in the round exceeding this time will be awarded a DNF. For "WCA" Time limits, it is dependent on the regulations for that event.
The Number of Competitors moving on to the subsequent rounds may change based on if the competition is ahead or behind schedule.
For 4x4x4 Blindfolded and 5x5x5 Blindfolded, a competitor has a cumulative time limit of 1 hour to complete all attempts.

Time Event
9:30 - 10:30 4x4 Blindfolded / 5x5 Blindfolded Combined Finals
10:30 - 11:15 3x3 With Feet Combined Round 1
11:15 - 12:00 3x3 Blindfolded Final
12:00 - 12:30 Lunch / 3x3 With Feet Final
12:30 - 12:45 New Competitor Tutorial
12:45 - 1:45 3x3 Round 1
1:45 - 2:45 5x5 Combined Final
2:45 - 3:30 Skewb Combined Round 1
3:30 - 4:30 Clock Round 1
4:30 - 5:00 3x3 Round 2
5:00 - 5:45 6x6 Combined Final
5:45 - 6:15 Clock Final
6:15 - 7:00 7x7 Combined Final
7:00 - 7:15 Skewb Final
7:15 - 7:30 3x3 Final
7:30 - 7:45 Awards/Clean-Up

If the competition runs far enough ahead, we will be adding a Megaminx Combined Final sometime during the day
For 4x4x4 Blindfolded and 5x5x5 Blindfolded, a competitor has a cumulative time of 1 hour to complete all attempts.
We will revise the Schedule 1 week prior to the competition to reflect the number of people competing.
All times are tentative and subject to change if we are ahead or behind schedule.
We may add rounds of events if we run far ahead of schedule.

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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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