Twisters in Tulsa 2023

Apr 23, 2023
Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States

Cox Business Convention Center

100 Civic Center, Tulsa, OK 74103

Tulsa Ballroom B

Organization team
Adrian Salazar, Raymos Castillo, and Will McCoy
WCA Delegate
Raymos Castillo
Download all the competition's details as PDF here.

You MUST read the required tabs on the website before registering for the competition. These tabs pertain to COVID-19 safety, and your responsibilities as a competitior. The competitor limit for this competition is only 150 competitors, so be sure to register quick to get a spot!

Food and Drink are NOT allowed inside the venue! Please plan lunch and other meals accordingly.

Main event
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
This competition is over, click here to display the registration requirements it used.
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Register for this competition here.
There is a competitor limit of 150 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $22 (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 .
We encourage everyone to register for the events they want to compete in via your online registration, however you may add events to your registration up until the event has started.
On the spot registrations will be accepted with a base registration fee of $22 (United States Dollar).

Please keep in mind that registrations are approved manually after payment, so your registration may not be approved immediately.
Your registration is not complete until your registration fee has been paid.
All competitiors must read the "Competitor Information" tab.

If the competitor limit of 150 has been reached, you can still register and pay the registration fee to secure a spot on the waitlist. During the registration period, any competitor can cancel their registration and allow the first person on the waitlist to take their spot. If you find that you cannot make it to the competition after registering, please contact us so that we can maximize attendance.
All registrants still on the waitlist after the registration period will have their registrations deleted, and will be fully refunded.
We may completely close registration if the waitlist becomes very large.

Click here to display the highlights of the competition.

Zachary Walden won with an average of 8.78 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Kevin Reyes-Velazquez finished second (9.04) and Jake Maddox finished third (9.09).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Zachary Walden 7.57 8.78 United States
2x2x2 Cube Siddharth Reddy 1.67 2.31 United States 2.481.811.672.682.65
5x5x5 Cube Lydia Workman 57.18 1:03.05 United States 1:05.421:02.3057.181:10.901:01.42
3x3x3 Blindfolded Raymos Castillo 1:20.18 DNF United States DNFDNF1:20.18
Pyraminx Raymos Castillo 3.35 3.72 United States 4.023.625.023.353.51
Square-1 Raymos Castillo 11.08 14.49 United States 11.6211.0816.3715.4717.60

This event is open to cubers of any age and experience. For those of you new to cubing, welcome! We just ask that you know a couple things before coming to compete...

First, please be familiar with the WCA Regulations, found here.

Here are some frequently asked questions:

Q: Are there any restrictions on competing?
A: Nope! Outside of the restriction on spectators, anyone of any skill can compete in this competition, including first-timers. As long as you know how to solve the cube, go ahead and sign up!

Q: Do spectators have to pay?
A: No! All spectators are let into building for free, but keep in mind you can only bring one!

Q: Do I use my own cube to compete?
A: Yes! You are responsible for your own hardware in order to compete. We heavily discourage borrowing or sharing other people's cubes at the competition.

Q: How do I find results?
A: All results are posted on the WCA page a couple of days after the competition finishes. However, for the day of competing, go to to find information about current events.

Q: Why am I not on the registration list yet?
A: When you register, make sure you have paid the registration fee. Afterwards, your registration must then be manually accepted, so please wait at least 24 hours before contacting us. You should receive an email when your registration is accepted.

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 cube!

Q: Are there age divisions?
A: No! All competitors are on an equal playing field.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us by using the contact links on the general info page!

This tab will be used to show the waitlist of the competition. If someone is to drop off, the next person in line will be put in.

We are proud to say the SpeedCubeShop will be sponsoring this competition! They will be providing gift cards to the podium finishers.

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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