Virginia Open Winter 2017

Feb 18, 2017
Charlottesville, Virginia, United States

University of Virginia

714 Alderman Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903, USA

Ern Commons

Virginia Open Winter 2017 website
Sesi Cadmus
WCA Delegate
Jacob Ambrose

Entry Fee

The registration fee is $15. There is a 100 person competitor limit with no at-the-door registration. To register, please follow all Instructions on the registration payment tab. Inproper completion of these steps may result in a delay of Registration. If you do not see your name on the compeitors tab after 48 hours of registering, please contact me to resolve the issue. The event list consists of: Rubik's Cube, 2x2, Blindfolded, One-Handed, Megaminx, and Clock.

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
Rubik's Cube Sean Belke 7.85 9.43 United States 9.78 9.78 9.74 7.85 8.78
2x2x2 Cube Will Callan 2.09 2.12 United States 2.09 2.11 2.14 2.11 2.74
3x3x3 Blindfolded Raymond Goslow 1:05.88 DNF United States 1:05.88 DNF DNF
3x3x3 One-Handed Henry Savich 13.86 15.00 United States 14.93 14.34 15.72 13.86 16.77
Megaminx Katie Hull 1:08.34 1:10.31 United States 1:08.34 1:09.49 1:21.12 1:12.22 1:09.23
Rubik's Clock Carson Claud 7.23 8.24 United States 8.19 8.09 10.40 8.44 7.23

Regstration is full!

We have reached our competitor limit of 100 people. You may still registrer for the competition in order to recieve email notifications if a spot opens up. If a spot opens up registration will open again and we will accept competitors on a first-come first-serve basis based off of who pays first.

If you cannot attend the comeptition, and would like a refund, please notify us before February 13th to guarentee a refund.

University of Virginia
714 Alderman Road,
Charlottesville, VA 22903, USA

Ern Commons.


Lots W6, E1, and W5 are all close to the venue and allow for free parking Saturday. Parking is also allowed in spaces in front of the Astronomy building (part of W6).

There is also stadium parking available in E3.

Make sure not to park in any areas where parking is restricted. Please refer to the parking map below to see where the lots are in relation to Ern Commons. Since Ern Commons isn't really visible on this map, use the Observatory Hill Dining Hall as a point of reference for parking.

Getting To the Venue:
Ern Commons is the building located between the Balz-Dobie and Watson-Webb dorms.

It may be more helpful to enter in a GPS Address of 567 McCormick Road to bring you right behind the venue.


Lunch is on your own. Competitors may wish to eat at a fast food location and convenience store called Crossroads at the lower lever of the Observatory Hill dining hall or in the dining hall itself, which is a 2 minute walk from the competition. Competitiors may also wish to venture out to the nearby shopping center, which is only 10 minutes away by car. Competitors may also want to bring a packed lunch. Staff will be available to answer questions and guide attendees to dining locations.

Event # of Rounds Format Cutoff Time Time Limit # of competitors moving on to subsequent rounds
Rubik's Cube 3 Rounds Average of 5 10:00 Round 2: Top-32, Round 3: Top-16
2x2x2 Cube 2 Rounds Average of 5 10:00 Round 2: Top-12
Rubik's Cube: Blindfolded 1 Round Best of 3 10:00&
Rubik's Cube: One-Handed 1 Round Average of 5 :40 1:00
Megaminx 1 Round Average of 5 2:30 3:00
Rubik's Clock 1 Round Average of 5 :45 2:00

Cutoff- The time a competitor must achieve within their first 2 solves in order to complete the average.
Time Limit - The time at which if an attempt exceeds this time, then the competitor will be awarded a DNF.
&= the Competitor may request to go over the time limit, but the delegate must approve prior to starting their solves.
The Number of Competitors moving on to the subsequent rounds may change based on if the competition is ahead or behind schedule.

Time Event
8:30 - 9:00 Set-Up
9:00 - 9:45 2x2 Round 1
9:45 - 11:45 Rubik's Cube Round 1
11:45 - 12:00 2x2 Finals
12:00 - 1:45 Lunch
12:45 - 1:30 BLD Finals QUIET TIME
1:30 - 2:15 Clock Finals
2:15 - 3:15 Rubik's Cube Round 2
3:15 - 4:15 Megaminx Finals
4:15 - 5:00 OH Finals
5:00 - 5:15 Rubik's Cube Finals
5:15 Awards

All times are tentative and subject to change if we are ahead or behind schedule.
We may add rounds of events if we run far ahead of schedule.


TBA - Check back soon!