Washtenaw Qualifier 2023

May 27 - 28, 2023
Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

Washtenaw Community College

4800 E Huron River Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Morris Lawrence Building

Organization team
Justin Sui
WCA Delegates
James Hildreth, Kayla Brown, and Yuxuan Chen
Download all the competition's details as PDF here.

Please limit to only one guest per competitor.

Main event
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
This competition is over, click here to display the registration requirements it used.
Create a WCA account here if you don't have one.
If this is not your first competition, associate your WCA ID to your WCA account here.
Register for this competition here.
There is a competitor limit of 200 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $40 (United States Dollar).
If your registration is cancelled before you will be refunded 90% 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.
Any spectator can attend for free.

Click here to display the highlights of the competition.

Luke Garrett won with an average of 5.76 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Stanley Chapel finished second (7.11) and Krish Shah-Nathwani finished third (7.99).

North American records: Stanley Chapel‎ 5x5x5 Blindfolded 2:19.11 (single).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Luke Garrett 5.32 5.76 United States 5.776.605.325.396.12
2x2x2 Cube Krish Shah-Nathwani 1.33 1.78 United States 1.332.021.931.403.26
4x4x4 Cube Luke Garrett 27.82 30.23 United States 34.8227.8231.2029.1030.38
5x5x5 Cube Kate Grahame 49.20 52.59 United States 52.4459.9954.1351.2049.20
6x6x6 Cube Stanley Chapel 1:35.04 1:39.16 United States 1:36.401:46.041:35.04
7x7x7 Cube Kate Grahame 2:13.48 2:20.70 United States 2:19.222:13.482:29.39
3x3x3 Blindfolded Stanley Chapel 16.24 DNF United States 16.24DNFDNF
Clock Reed W. Richardson 3.25 4.42 United States 4.316.365.073.253.88
Megaminx AJ Kamal 34.91 41.39 United States 43.5041.1739.9334.9143.07
Pyraminx Ezra Shere 1.62 2.61 United States 2.532.101.623.203.30
Skewb Christopher Chi 2.55 2.97 United States 2.622.554.263.003.28
Square-1 Christopher Chi 5.19 7.64 United States 7.437.3714.425.198.12
4x4x4 Blindfolded Stanley Chapel 1:01.28 DNF United States DNFDNF1:01.28
5x5x5 Blindfolded Stanley Chapel 2:19.11 NAR DNF United States DNFDNF2:19.11
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Stanley Chapel 48/51 59:50 United States 48/51 59:50


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 assignments on your card. Every competitor is expected to help out during the event(s) they are registered for.

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.

Thanks to The Cubicle for sponsoring this competition and their continued support in growing the community! Check them out here: https://www.thecubicle.com/

Top 3 finishers in each event will be awarded gift cards!

There are a variety of options within a 10 minute drive from the venue.

Who can compete?
Everyone is welcome to compete. All you need to do is register for the event.

Is there a competitor limit?
Yes, it is 200 competitors. You just need to make sure to register before the registration deadline.

How do I register?
Click on the registration tab on the competition website and follow the instructions.

Where can I find my WCA ID?
If you have never competed before, you do not have a WCA ID. You will automatically be assigned one when the results for your first competition are posted. If you have competed before, you can find your WCA ID and profile by searching for yourself on the WCA website.

Do spectators have to pay to attend?
Nope! Spectators may attend free of charge. However we will have a limit of how many spectators/guests may be in the room at one time.

This is my first competition. What do I need to know?
There is a lot of good information available in the "Competitor Info" tab.

I can only attend for part of the competition. Can I do my solves early?
Unfortunately, no. In order to keep the competition running smoothly, we have to stay on schedule.

When do I need to show up?
Look at the schedule on the competition website. You must be present and ready to compete during all events that you are registered for. The schedule is subject to change. We recommend coming about 15-30 minutes before the start of your first event.

Where can I see the results for the competition?
During the competition, live results will be posted on WCA Live. These results are unofficial. A week or so after the competition, official results will be posted on the WCA website.

https://forms.gle/q44bZ2G891mAnz8F6 : Please fill out this form after your registration has been accepted.
Benefits for staff members include:
Refund of entry fee
Possible lunch (If budget is enough)

Not Yet

The competition is in room 101-121 near the front entrance

Morris Lawrence Building (ML)
4800 E Huron River Dr
Ann Arbor, MI 48105

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).
A cumulative time limit may be enforced across rounds (see Guideline 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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