Vancouver Fall 2016

Oct 15, 2016
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

York House School Gymnasium

4176 Alexandra Street
Organization team
Anthony Brooks
WCA Delegate
Kristopher De Asis

There is a competitor limit of 125 due to venue capacity restrictions.

Main event
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

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Anthony Brooks won with an average of 10.67 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Jack Manuel finished second (11.42) and Ruotong Wang (王若同) finished third (11.61).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Anthony Brooks 8.50 10.67 United States 8.5012.0810.4610.7210.84
2x2x2 Cube Braeden Fong 2.83 3.37 Canada 3.473.182.833.853.46
3x3x3 One-Handed Anthony Brooks 14.72 17.94 United States 14.7215.58DNF18.0820.15
Pyraminx Justin Loo 5.31 6.88 Canada 5.3112.087.587.036.04
Skewb Ethan Rusnak 4.93 6.70 Canada 5.6615.785.618.834.93
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 Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 30.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Pyraminx Final Ao5 10:00.00
Skewb Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 30.00

The following events will be offered at this competition:

  • 3x3x3
  • 2x2x2
  • 3x3x3 One-Handed
  • Pyraminx
  • Skewb

Note that the schedule is tentative and we will try to start the next event as early as possible to finish the competition on time.

Start End Event Format Cut-off
9:30 10:00 Registration
10:00 10:15 Rule Explanation
10:15 11:00 Skewb Final Combined¹ Average of 5 0:30
11:00 11:45 Pyraminx Final Combined Average of 5 0:30
11:45 12:45 Lunch
11:45 12:15 Late Registration²
12:45 2:15 3x3 First Round Average of 5
2:15 3:00 2x2 First Round Combined Average of 5 0:30
3:00 3:45 3x3 OH First Round Combined Average of 5 1:00
3:45 4:15 3x3 Second Round Average of 5 Top 24
4:15 4:35 2x2 Final Average of 5 Top 12
4:35 5:00 3x3 OH Final Average of 5 Top 12
5:00 5:20 3x3 Final Average of 5 Top 12
5:30 5:45 Awards

¹ In a ‘Combined’ round, you must get a result below the cut-off within your first two attempts to be able to complete an average of five.
² Competitors only competing in events after lunch may check in during this period.

The cost for competitors who register online is $15 for the first event, and $2 per additional event.

Online registration will close at 11:59 PM on Tuesday October 11th, 2016.

If the competitor limit has not been reached, you may register the morning of the competition. The cost for walk-on registrants is $20 for the first event, and $2 per additional event.

We will plan to stop for lunch in the middle of the day. There is a small nearby mall (Arbutus Mall) with a large grocery store that has a sandwich deli and Starbucks. There is also a McDonalds, A&W, and bakery within reasonable distance.

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.

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