Vancouver Open Winter 2018

Jan 6, 2018
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Jewish Community Centre of Greater Vancouver

950 W 41st Ave, Vancouver, BC
Organization team
Ruotong Wang (王若同) and Vincent Yim
WCA Delegate
Kristopher De Asis
Main event
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

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There is a competitor limit of 150 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $25 (Canadian Dollar).
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Anthony Brooks won with an average of 8.23 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Kevin Hays finished second (9.19) and Dylan Wang finished third (10.00).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Anthony Brooks 7.71 8.23 United States 8.537.998.878.167.71
2x2x2 Cube Benjamin Kyle 1.69 2.10 Canada 2.253.321.692.052.00
4x4x4 Cube Kevin Hays 26.69 36.56 United States 32.5043.2233.9526.69DNF
5x5x5 Cube Kevin Hays 47.26 52.49 United States 57.5852.8950.1354.4547.26
6x6x6 Cube Kevin Hays 1:39.22 1:39.59 United States 1:39.221:39.271:40.28
7x7x7 Cube Kevin Hays 2:08.49 2:19.42 United States 2:19.002:08.492:30.77
Pyraminx Benjamin Kyle 1.91 2.70 NR Canada 3.103.642.942.051.91

The competitor limit has been reached. Paid registrants on the waiting list will be notified if spots become available, or be refunded when registration closes.

The cost per competitor for pre-registering online before the registration deadline is $25.00 CAD.
You must pay in advance online to complete registration and be added to the list.

This cost includes all events you wish to compete in. The cost for spectators is free.

Online registration will close on January 3rd, 2018 at 11:59 PM (Pacific).

Note that the schedule and cut-offs are tentative, and are subject to change once we have a better estimate of the turnout. Every event has a time-limit of 9:59. Exceeding this time on a solve will result in a DNF.

Start End Event Format Cut-off
9:15 AM 10:15 AM 2x2x2 Combined¹ Average of 5 0:30
10:15 AM 11:45 AM 3x3x3 First Round Average of 5
11:45 AM 12:30 PM 4x4x4 Combined Average of 5 1:15
12:30 PM 1:30 PM LUNCH
1:30 PM 2:30 PM Pyraminx Combined Average of 5 0:30
2:30 PM 3:30 PM 5x5x5 Combined Average of 5 2:30
3:30 PM 4:15 PM 3x3x3 Second Round Average of 5 Top 48
4:15 PM 5:00 PM 6x6x6 Combined Mean of 3 5:00
5:00 PM 5:45 PM 7x7x7 Combined Mean of 3 8:00
5:45 PM 6:15 PM 3x3x3 Final Round Average of 5 Top 12
6:30 PM 7:00 PM 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 5, or within your first attempt to be able to complete a Mean of 3.

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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