Virginia Beach Spring 2023

Mar 11, 2023
Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States

Great Neck Baptist Church

1020 General Jackson Drive Virginia Beach, VA 23454

The competition will be held in the gymnasium which is located in the back of the church, signs will be posted.

Organization team
Ledger Ramirez
WCA Delegates
Blake Thompson, Nick Silvestri, Pierce Tickle, Saransh Grover, and Will Callan
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This competition is recognized as an official World Cube Association competition. Therefore, all competitors must be familiar with the WCA Regulations. If you are new to competing, please refer to the Competitor Responsibilities tab.

Competitors should not attend the competition if experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, or if they were exposed to someone with COVID-19.

This competition is supported by CubingUSA.

Main event
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
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There is a competitor limit of 125 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $18 (United States Dollar).
If your registration is cancelled before you will be refunded 80% of your registration fee.
Registrants on the waiting list may be accepted onto the competitor list until .
If you are a registered competitor you may change your registered events until on the Register tab.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.

Please keep in mind that registrations are approved manually after payment, so your registration may not be approved immediately.
Your registration is not complete until your registration fee has been paid.
All competitiors must read the "Competitor Responsibilities" tab.

If the competitor limit of 125 has been reached, you can still register and pay the registration fee to secure a spot on the waitlist. During the registration period, any competitor can cancel their registration and allow the first person on the waitlist to take their spot. If you find that you cannot make it to the competition after registering, please contact us so that we can maximize attendance.
All registrants still on the waitlist after the registration period will have their registrations deleted, and will be fully refunded.
We may completely close registration if the waitlist becomes very large.

Click here to display the highlights of the competition.

Michael Nielsen won with an average of 7.28 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Ari Randers-Pehrson finished second (8.06) and Zayn Khanani finished third (8.10).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Michael Nielsen 6.86 7.28 United States 8.007.516.867.416.91
2x2x2 Cube Zayn Khanani 0.98 1.19 United States
4x4x4 Cube Ari Randers-Pehrson 22.79 24.55 United States 25.5023.9626.0424.1922.79
6x6x6 Cube Ari Randers-Pehrson 1:44.83 1:47.19 United States 1:49.171:47.561:44.83
3x3x3 One-Handed Zayn Khanani 11.80 13.80 United States 13.6514.0911.8013.6615.62
Skewb Zayn Khanani 1.90 2.77 United States 2.11DNF4.011.902.20


For First-Time Competitors

All newcomers must be familiar with the WCA Regulations before competing. This video gives a basic overview of the rules. In addition, please read this document before coming to the competition.

For All Competitors

When you arrive, you will receive a card with personalized information detailing your events and what group you will be competing in for each event. In addition, you will also have judging/scrambling/running assignments on your card. Every competitor is expected to help out during the event(s) they are registered for. The card will look like the following:

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If you do not arrive to help during your scheduled event, and there are not enough staff members, we reserve the right to disqualify you from competing.

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General Info: The venue is located at 1020 General Jackson Drive, Virginia Beach, VA, 23454. The competition will take place in the gymnasium of Great Neck Baptist Church. Entry to the gymnasium is in the back of the church.

Entry: Please enter through the gym doors located in the back of the church, near the pavilion.

Parking: The entire church parking lot is open for parking. Please park in the church parking lot or along the side of General Jackson Drive.

Concessions will be available for sale on site during the competition. These concessions will be provided by the church youth group and proeceeds will go towards their summer trip.

There are many restaurants close to the venue on Great Neck Road including: Subway, Starbucks, Wendy's, Taco Bell, Jimmy Johns, and Hardees. A vegan restaurant , Honest Pastures, is also located on this road.

Other restaurants nearby on First Colonial Road and Laskin Road include: Chick-Fil-A, McDonalds, Burger King, TASTE, and Jersey Mikes.

This competition is sponsored by TheCubicle! They will be providing gift cards to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners of each event. Additionally, each first-time competitor will receive a $5 gift card to TheCubicle!

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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