U.R.A. Back to School 2017

Oct 28 - 29, 2017
Bucharest, Romania

Universitatea Romano Americana

Bulevardul Expoziției 1B, Sector 1, București 012101, România

Universitatea Romano-Americana, Main hall.

U.R.A. Back to School 2017 website

Mihai Capatinescu

Mihai Căpăţinescu
WCA Delegate
Mihai Căpăţinescu

Competitor entry fee: 25 RON / Family

Saturday, will order pizza for lunch. The fee collector will ask you about pizza and you can give him the order. The pizza will be payed separated.

At the registration you can support the association "Asociatia Romana de Speedcubing" with a contribution and you will get a cubing prize. More details on http://www.speedcubing.ro/u-r-a-back-to-school-2017/

Certificates and medals for top 3 of each event and for the fastest girl, youngest competitor, oldest competitor and fastest competitor of each country (who register until 21.10.2017).

Main event
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
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Register for this competition here.
The base registration fee for this competition is 25 Lei (Romanian Leu).
Click here to display the highlights of the competition.

Martin Fronescu won with an average of 9.32 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Ivaylo Tanev finished second (10.17) and Mihnea Andrei Panţu finished third (11.09).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Martin Fronescu 8.29 9.32 Romania 8.2910.2511.118.559.16
2x2x2 Cube Ilie Nagrineac 2.00 NR 2.76 Moldova
4x4x4 Cube Martin Fronescu 34.12 38.84 Romania 34.1240.4139.5941.7636.52
7x7x7 Cube Mihnea Andrei Panţu 3:23.58 NR 3:54.89 NR Romania 4:19.923:23.584:01.17
Clock Martin Fronescu 9.97 11.76 NR Romania 13.0113.619.9710.7211.54
Pyraminx Martin Fronescu 2.16 NR 3.07 NR Romania
Square-1 Paul Becsi 10.70 13.07 Romania 13.3710.7020.0711.6814.15
3x3x3 With Feet Martin Fronescu 1:09.30 NR 1:22.44 NR Romania 1:23.381:09.301:34.64
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
Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
7x7x7 Cube First round Mo3 10:00.00
Final Mo3 10:00.00
Clock First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Pyraminx First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Square-1 First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
3x3x3 With Feet First round Mo3 15:00.00
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.