UCSD Winter 2019

Feb 16 - 17, 2019
San Diego, California, United States

UC San Diego

Price Center, UCSD, 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093

Ballroom West



Andrew Nathenson, Henry Helmuth, and Wilson Li (李超雄)
WCA Delegates
Adam Walker and Michael Young
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  • The competition will take place over two days at UC San Diego's Price Center.
  • Saturday's events will be held on the 2nd floor in Ballroom West A.
  • Sunday's events will be held in Ballroom West B.
  • Spectating is free and open to the public. Photography and videography are permitted, however there shall be NO FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY.
  • Please provide adult supervision for children under 12 years - thanks!
  • If any changes are made to the competition or schedule, they will be clearly announced to all competitors in an email
  • Schedule is tentative to change at the discretion of the organization team
  • Although this is completely optional, we ask all competitors to consider volunteering to judge, scramble, or run so the competition runs smoothly.
Main event
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There is a competitor limit of 150 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $15 (United States Dollar).
If your registration is cancelled before you will be refunded 50% of your registration fee.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.

How to Withdraw Registration with Refund

Registered competitors withdraw their registration by emailing the organisation team (ucsdcubing@gmail.com) the following:
1. Statement of intent to withdraw registration with refund.
2. Name (and WCA ID, if applicable) of the competitor.
3. IMPORTANT: Confirmation of registration payment and name of payer.

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Max Park won with an average of 6.10 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Paul Mahvi finished second (8.36) and Will Hamilton finished third (8.68).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Max Park 5.70 6.10 United States 5.925.855.707.536.53
4x4x4 Cube Max Park 22.75 23.93 United States 24.2123.6522.7524.9423.92
5x5x5 Cube Max Park 38.52 43.27 United States 46.3238.5241.1443.8744.81
6x6x6 Cube Max Park 1:16.73 1:23.05 United States 1:22.511:29.901:16.73
3x3x3 Blindfolded Josh Weimer 26.26 DNF United States DNF55.9626.26
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Kit Clement 25 29.33 United States 313225
3x3x3 One-Handed Max Park 9.53 10.95 United States 12.0711.2412.309.539.54
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Pilan Scruggs 8/8 53:39 United States 8/8 53:39
3x3x3 With Feet Margot Audero 1:10.69 1:21.08 United States 1:22.811:26.371:10.691:14.072:16.08
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 48 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 8 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 3:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:10.00 Top 8 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 5:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:10.00
6x6x6 Cube Final Bo1 / Mo3 8:00.00 1 attempt to get < 3:45.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round Bo3 10:00.00 cumulative * Top 15 advance to next round
Second round Bo3 10:00.00 cumulative * Top 8 advance to next round
Final Bo3 10:00.00 cumulative *
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final Mo3 1 hour
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2 / Ao5 1:20.00 2 attempts to get < 35.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final Bo1 10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00
3x3x3 With Feet Final Bo2 / Ao5 5:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00

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Schedule for Saturday (February 16, 2019)

From 08:40 AM
To 09:00 AM
Earl Warren College Room
From 09:00 AM
To 10:15 AM
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final (Attempt 1)
Earl Warren College Room
Time limit
1 hour
From 10:15 AM
To 10:30 AM
Earl Warren College Room
From 10:30 AM
To 11:45 AM
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final (Attempt 2)
Earl Warren College Room
Time limit
1 hour
From 12:30 PM
To 01:00 PM
Ballroom West A
From 01:00 PM
To 02:10 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round
Ballroom West A
Time limit
10:00.00 cumulative *
Top 15 advance to next round
From 02:10 PM
To 03:25 PM
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final (Attempt 3)
Ballroom West A
Time limit
1 hour
From 03:25 PM
To 04:00 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded Second round
Ballroom West A
Time limit
10:00.00 cumulative *
Top 8 advance to next round
From 04:00 PM
To 05:15 PM
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final (Attempt 1)
Ballroom West A
Time limit
10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00
From 05:15 PM
To 06:40 PM
6x6x6 Cube Final
Ballroom West A
Bo1 / Mo3
Time limit
1 attempt to get < 3:45.00
From 06:40 PM
To 06:50 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final
Ballroom West A
Time limit
10:00.00 cumulative *
From 06:50 PM
To 07:10 PM
Ballroom West A

Schedule for Sunday (February 17, 2019)

From 09:00 AM
To 09:30 AM
Ballroom West B
From 09:30 AM
To 10:05 AM
3x3x3 With Feet Final
Ballroom West B
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
From 10:05 AM
To 12:05 PM
5x5x5 Cube Final
Ballroom West B
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2 attempts to get < 2:10.00
From 12:05 PM
To 12:55 PM
Ballroom West B
From 12:55 PM
To 02:50 PM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Ballroom West B
Time limit
Top 48 advance to next round
From 02:50 PM
To 03:55 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed First round
Ballroom West B
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2 attempts to get < 35.00
Top 12 advance to next round
From 03:55 PM
To 04:35 PM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
Ballroom West B
Time limit
Top 8 advance to next round
From 04:35 PM
To 06:15 PM
4x4x4 Cube First round
Ballroom West B
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2 attempts to get < 1:10.00
Top 8 advance to next round
From 06:15 PM
To 06:35 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed Final
Ballroom West B
Time limit
From 06:35 PM
To 06:55 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
Ballroom West B
Time limit
From 06:55 PM
To 07:15 PM
Ballroom West B

If you would like to judge, scramble, or help set up, contact us at ucsdcubing@gmail.com or leave a comment during registration. Thanks!

If you are available at any time during the competition and would like to volunteer, please come to the scrambling table. We appreciate any help we can get!

Parking Information:

We recommend parking in the Gilman parking structure. Parking is free at UCSD on the weekends, but please park only in designated visitor parking areas, marked "P" on the campus map. Cars parked in spots marked "24/7 Reserved" may be ticketed or towed.

Getting to UCSD (Gilman parking structure):

Gilman parking structure - Google Maps
Price Center - Google Maps

  • From south of the 52: Head north on the I5, take the Gilman exit and follow Gilman Drive all the way into the UCSD campus. Just after Russell Lane, you will see the Gilman parking structure on your left.
  • From north of the 52: Head south on I5 and take the La Jolla Village Drive exit. Make a right at La Jolla Village Drive, and in 3/4 mile turn right onto Villa La Jolla Drive. Follow it into campus and it will lead you right to the Gilman parking structure.

Venue & Campus:

Here is a campus map, and here is a map of the Price Center. After parking at Gilman parking structure, walk north on Russell Lane, left on Rupertus Lane, then right on Myers Drive. The competiton will be held in the West Ballroom on the second floor of the Price Center . There will be signs posted directing toward the ballroom.

FMC Attempts 1 and 2 will also be held in Price Center, but on the 3rd floor. If you are competing in FMC, please review this map carefully. On the first floor of Price Center on the west side, there will be a food court (you should see a Panda Express, Subway, Lemongrass, etc.). The room is located above the west side of the first floor food court. Simply exit the food court from the Subway side, and there will be stairs to the right. Go up the stairs and reenter the building on the third floor, and you should see the room.

Live results will be posted here: http://cubecomps.com/live.php?cid=4004

Group info:


Aarit Jayaswal Adam Zamora Alexander Wong Adam Walker Andrew Nathenson Nathaniel Fong
Andy Halter Alexander Luu Benjamin Reikes Arseniy Pynko Carter Audet Marrero Onyu Kim
Anka Engin Camden Anthony Lau Brandon Kwong Azra Cetinel Daniel Lucas Dailo Owen Wilkins
Brandon H. Kim Daiven Strom Brayson Holmes Brenden George San Mateo Daxton Westlake Paul Mahvi
Carl Tsai Daniel Carrillo Charlie Heffernan Christian Miles Devin Corr-Robinett Richard Anthony Parada
Cash Bias Dawson Lam Evan Ha David Silva Evan Bohne Riley Edward Hull
Elizabeth Yang Erick Amaro Hernandez Ezekiel Timothy Stark Derek Hsieh Hsiang-kuang Zhuang Ryan Jew
Ethan Sharp Gregor Grigorian Henry Helmuth Eli Wilkins John Kulow Sami Wang
Gaurang Jinka Jason Zhang Irene Wung Ender Stanford Joon Ho Park Sanay Agarkar
Hudson Sakai Jesse Turner Jacob Ramirez Isabella DiMarco Jordan Antonio Bejarano Luna Scott Weston
Hyung June Kwon John-Paul Buclatin Jesus Armando Aguirre Ibarra Ishan Deshpande Josh Weimer Sean Niu
Jack Izzo Kit Clement Jose Helios Hernandez Jonathan Soto Valenzuela Kavin Tangtartharakul Shakir Wang
Jacob Mondragon Kyle Nguyen Jun Roley-Arzaga Jorin Mebust Kimon Haramis Stephen Silva
Jason Lee Matthew Harris Matteo Beretta Kevin Joaquin Sanchez Kyrstn Hall Surya David Donath
Jenna Gain Michael Young Matthew Wilcox Nathaniel Andrew Saputra Lauren Clement Tarryn Pham
Josh Humpherys Morgan Xavier Max Park Niranjan Deshpande Martin Morales Timothy Zhuang
Keigo Pilette Ryan Woytowitz Nathan Soria Pilan Scruggs Matthew Rivera Troy Delallana
Kolbe Davidsson Shane Grogan Nick Moreno Rosemarie Kramlich Maverick Mattingly Tyler mebust
Michael Luu Sui Gao Noah Nordstrand Royce Sato Nipun Das Will Hamilton
Sean Bohne William Li Shane Robertson Shan Bamarni Subhankar Panda Yang Liu
Troy Benson Terrence Cao Wilson Li Will Do Yosuke Pilette

3x3x3 Blindfolded:

Adam Walker Adam Zamora
Andrew Nathenson Alexander Wong
Carl Tsai Gregor Grigorian
Carter Audet Marrero Hudson Sakai
Devin Corr-Robinett Jack Izzo
Henry Helmuth Jordan Antonio Bejarano Luna
Josh Weimer Josh Humpherys
Kavin Tangtartharakul Kyle Nguyen
Kit Clement Lauren Clement
Matthew Wilcox Max Hilliard
Michael Young Nathan Soria
Owen Wilkins Nick Moreno
Paul Mahvi Nipun Das
Richard Anthony Parada Pilan Scruggs
Scott Weston Ryan Jew
Shane Grogan Will Do
Wilson Li

3x3x3x3 One-Handed:

Aarit Jayaswal Brayson Holmes Adam Walker Sean Niu
Anka Engin Brenden George San Mateo Andrew Nathenson Shane Grogan
Carl Tsai Charlie Heffernan Andy Halter Tarryn Pham
Carter Audet Marrero Daiven Strom Azra Cetinel Will Hamilton
Derek Hsieh Dawson Lam Daniel Lucas Dailo Scott Weston
Ender Stanford Daxton Westlake Devin Corr-Robinett Onyu Kim
Henry Helmuth Erick Amaro Hernandez Hudson Sakai Royce Sato
Hsiang-kuang Zhuang Jack Izzo Jacob Mondragon Sanay Agarkar
Jacob Ramirez Jonathan Soto Valenzuela Kyle Nguyen Subhankar Panda
Jenna Gain Jordan Antonio Bejarano Luna Matthew Harris Troy Delallana
Joon Ho Park Jun Roley-Arzaga Max Park Kit Clement
Kyrstn Hall Kavin Tangtartharakul Nathaniel Fong Shakir Wang
Matthew Wilcox Michael Young Nipun Das Surya David Donath
Nick Moreno Nathan Soria Terrence Cao Timothy Zhuang
Pilan Scruggs William Li Paul Mahvi Ryan Jew
Richard Anthony Parada Wilson Li Sean Bohne Owen Wilkins
Ryan Woytowitz Shane Robertson

3x3x3 with Feet:

Andrew Nathenson Matthew Wilcox
Michael Young Kit Clement
Henry Helmuth Owen Wilkins
Devin Corr-Robinett Ryan Jew
Carter Audet Marrero Nick Moreno
Sean Niu Erick Amaro Hernandez


Adam Walker Adit Shah Charlie Heffernan Lauren Clement
Andrew Nathenson Andy Halter Daiven Strom Matthew Wilcox
Anka Engin Brayson Holmes Daniel Lucas Dailo Michael Young
Azra Cetinel Ender Stanford Daxton Westlake Nathaniel Andrew Saputra
Carl Tsai Henry Helmuth Derek Hsieh Nipun Das
Carter Audet Marrero Hudson Sakai Devin Corr-Robinett Onyu Kim
Dawson Lam Hyung June Kwon Isabella DiMarco Paul Mahvi
Erick Amaro Hernandez Jacob Mondragon Jack Izzo Richard Anthony Parada
Evan Ha Joon Ho Park Jacob Ramirez Royce Sato
Gregor Grigorian Kavin Tangtartharakul Jenna Gain Ryan Jew
Jesus Armando Aguirre Ibarra Kit Clement Josh Humpherys Scott Weston
Jonathan Soto Valenzuela Matteo Beretta Matthew Rivera Sean Bohne
Jordan Antonio Bejarano Luna Max Park Michael Luu Shane Grogan
Josh Weimer Nathaniel Fong Nathan Soria Sui Gao
Jun Roley-Arzaga Subhankar Panda Nick Moreno Terrence Cao
Kimon Haramis Troy Delallana Owen Wilkins Troy Benson
Kyle Nguyen Will Do Pilan Scruggs William Li
Matthew Harris Will Hamilton Ryan Woytowitz


Adam Walker Carter Audet Marrero Andrew Nathenson
Alexander Wong Daniel Lucas Dailo Anka Engin
Brayson Holmes Dawson Lam Michael Luu
Carl Tsai Ender Stanford Nathan Soria
Daxton Westlake Erick Amaro Hernandez Owen Wilkins
Derek Hsieh Hudson Sakai Pilan Scruggs
Devin Corr-Robinett Jun Roley-Arzaga Richard Anthony Parada
Henry Helmuth Kimon Haramis Ryan Woytowitz
Jacob Mondragon Kit Clement Scott Weston
Jesus Armando Aguirre Ibarra Matthew Wilcox Shane Grogan
Jonathan Soto Valenzuela Max Park Sui Gao
Jordan Antonio Bejarano Luna Michael Young Terrence Cao
Kavin Tangtartharakul Nipun Das Troy Benson
Matthew Harris Paul Mahvi Will Do
Ryan Jew Sean Bohne


Brayson Holmes Adam Walker
Carl Tsai Andrew Nathenson
Carter Audet Marrero Devin Corr-Robinett
Henry Helmuth Hudson Sakai
Kavin Tangtartharakul Kit Clement
Matthew Wilcox Owen Wilkins
Max Park Paul Mahvi
Michael Young Pilan Scruggs
Nathan Soria Richard Anthony Parada
Scott Weston Ryan Jew
Shane Grogan Sui Gao
Troy Benson Will Do

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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