Utah Valley Open 2019

Jan 5, 2019
Spanish Fork, Utah, United States

Spanish Fork Fairgrounds Ponderosa Buliding

2409, 475 S Main St, Spanish Fork, UT 84660

The venue is located just north of the High Chaparral Building in the Spanish Fork Fairgrounds.

Organization team
Brendan Bakker
WCA Delegate
Calvin Nielson
Download all the competition's details as PDF here.
  • Cubes will be sold at the competition by Oliver's Twisted Puzzles.
  • There will be a 100 person competitor limit. It is recommended you register as soon as possible to save a spot.
  • Volunteers have to clean the venue afterward, so please be careful with outside food and drink.
  • Parking is avalable in front of the High Chapperal Building on the Spanish Fork Fairgrounds and is free for the whole day.
  • Registration is online only. No at the door registrations will be accepted.
  • Registration is not considered complete until payment has been accepted.
  • Be sure to familiarize yourself with the WCA regulations. If this is your first official competition, this video provides the information you need.
Main event
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
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There is a competitor limit of 100 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $18 (United States Dollar).
If your registration is cancelled before you will be refunded 75% of your registration fee.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.

Click here to display the highlights of the competition.

Eric Pesci won with an average of 11.34 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Brendan Bakker finished second (11.53) and Jackson Sotelo finished third (11.76).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Eric Pesci 9.93 11.34 United States 11.0413.009.939.9814.21
2x2x2 Cube Jeidun Duncan 2.78 3.47 United States 3.333.292.783.803.97
4x4x4 Cube Isaac Myers 37.11 44.45 United States 39.7344.3649.2649.6337.11
5x5x5 Cube Brendan Bakker 1:20.40 1:28.74 United States 1:29.101:34.141:20.401:26.341:30.78
3x3x3 Blindfolded Brendan Bakker 51.03 DNF United States DNF1:18.1251.03
3x3x3 One-Handed Isaac Myers 16.33 18.18 United States 20.3316.3317.1219.6317.79
Clock Samuel Baird 7.01 8.03 United States 7.73DNF7.017.229.15
Skewb Tripp Lyons 5.35 5.52 United States 5.555.615.355.415.99
Square-1 Calvin Nielson 9.74 11.38 United States 9.7410.3111.3612.4812.47
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Jason Hammerman 4/5 25:51 United States 4/5 25:51

Special thanks to Oliver's Twisted Puzzles for sponsoring this competition!

Oliver's Twisted Puzzles will be selling puzzles during the competition.

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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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