CubingUSA Western Championship 2019
- Jun 22 - 23, 2019
- Los Angeles, California, United States
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
- 308 Westwood Plaza - AU2400 Los Angeles
Ackerman Grand Ballroom
- Adam Walker, Brandon Harnish, Deven Nadudvari, Michael Young, Nitin Subramanian, and Ryan Jew
- WCA Delegates
- Adam Walker, Brandon Harnish, Michael Young, Nitin Subramanian, and Ryan Jew
- Download all the competition's details as PDF .
The CubingUSA Western Championships will be held in Los Angeles, California, on June 22-23, 2019. Featuring 16 different events, Speedcubers from Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada, and Utah will be eligibile for the title of Western Champion!
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- Registration period
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There is a competitor limit of 250 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $35 (United States Dollar).
If your registration is cancelled before you will be refunded 50% of your registration fee.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.
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Max Park won with an average of 7.14 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Will Newhoff finished second (7.84) and Ethan Jan finished third (7.94).
World records: Max Park 5x5x5 Cube 36.06 (single) and 5x5x5 Cube 39.65 (average).
|3x3x3 Cube||Max Park||5.98||7.14||United States||6.35||7.87||7.61||5.98||7.45|
|2x2x2 Cube||Christopher Yen||1.44||2.11||United States||1.44||1.64||2.29||2.42||2.40|
|4x4x4 Cube||Max Park||20.06||22.42||United States||21.62||20.06||21.63||24.00||27.22|
|5x5x5 Cube||Max Park||36.06||WR||39.65||WR||United States||40.34||36.06||42.65||40.82||37.80|
|6x6x6 Cube||Max Park||1:15.70||1:19.70||United States||1:25.66||1:15.70||1:17.74|
|7x7x7 Cube||Max Park||1:53.72||2:00.93||United States||2:09.55||1:53.72||1:59.53|
|3x3x3 Blindfolded||Max Hilliard||20.35||DNF||United States||20.35||25.10||DNF|
|3x3x3 Fewest Moves||Michael Young||26||28.67||United States||30||30||26|
|3x3x3 One-Handed||Max Park||10.18||11.59||United States||10.18||10.36||12.19||12.21||12.81|
|Megaminx||Isaac Langer||44.44||47.43||United States||44.90||56.70||44.44||47.79||49.60|
|Pyraminx||Tyler Howlett||2.28||2.54||United States||2.28||2.41||3.83||2.70||2.52|
|Skewb||Jack Stewart||2.92||4.17||United States||4.76||3.94||2.92||3.82||6.92|
|Square-1||Eva Kato||6.01||8.74||United States||8.58||6.33||11.32||11.88||6.01|
|4x4x4 Blindfolded||Graham Siggins||2:07.53||DNF||United States||DNF||DNF||2:07.53|
|5x5x5 Blindfolded||Graham Siggins||3:32.13||DNF||United States||3:43.44||3:32.13||DNF|
|3x3x3 Multi-Blind||Graham Siggins||51/54 59:33||United States||51/54 59:33|
|3x3x3 Cube||First round||Ao5||10:00.00||Top 100 advance to next round|
|Second round||Ao5||10:00.00||Top 16 advance to next round|
|2x2x2 Cube||First round||Ao5||1:00.00||Top 16 advance to next round|
|4x4x4 Cube||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||3:00.00||2 attempts to get < 1:10.00||Top 16 advance to next round|
|5x5x5 Cube||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||5:00.00||2 attempts to get < 2:00.00||Top 12 advance to next round|
|6x6x6 Cube||Final||Bo1 / Mo3||10:00.00||1 attempt to get < 4:00.00|
|7x7x7 Cube||Final||Bo1 / Mo3||10:00.00||1 attempt to get < 5:15.00|
|3x3x3 Blindfolded||First round||Bo3||10:00.00 cumulative *||Top 12 advance to next round|
|Final||Bo3||10:00.00 cumulative *|
|3x3x3 Fewest Moves||Final||Mo3||1 hour|
|3x3x3 One-Handed||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||3:00.00||2 attempts to get < 40.00||Top 16 advance to next round|
|Megaminx||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||5:00.00||2 attempts to get < 2:00.00||Top 12 advance to next round|
|Pyraminx||First round||Ao5||1:00.00||Top 16 advance to next round|
|Skewb||First round||Ao5||1:00.00||Top 16 advance to next round|
|Square-1||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||3:00.00||2 attempts to get < 40.00||Top 12 advance to next round|
|4x4x4 Blindfolded||Final||Bo3||1:15:00.00 total for 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final and 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final **|
|5x5x5 Blindfolded||Final||Bo3||1:15:00.00 total for 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final and 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final **|
|3x3x3 Multi-Blind||Final||Bo1||10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00|
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As this is the Western Championship, we will be recognizing Western Champions for each event. We will recognize as the Western Champion the top finisher from one of these states:
This is the second annual CubingUSA Western Championship, part of a series of Regional Championships supported by CubingUSA. The goal of these competitions is to allow competitors from all over the country to compete for regional titles. The Western region is comprised of California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, Colorado, and Hawaii.
While only residents of the western states are eligible to win the title of Western Champion, residents of any state or country are welcome to compete. This competition also serves as a Nationals qualifying competition, so your results could enable you to compete at CubingUSA Nationals 2019.
For those of you new to cubing, WELCOME!
We wanted to let you know this event is perfectly fine for cubers of any age and experience. We just ask you know a couple things before coming to compete...
First, please be familiar with the WCA Regulations, found here:
This video will explain most of what any cuber competing for the first time will need to know, however competitors are still responsible for undertanding the full WCA Regulations.
If you have any questions after this video, we will be having a new competitor tutorial, Saturday morning of the competition. That would be the perfect time to ask those questions and clear up any confusion.
If you are stoked to compete and ready to sign up, head over to the registration tab, click register, and fill out the information it asks for. This will help you get set up the WCA's system and one step closer to your first official solve!
Q: Do I use my own cube to compete?
A: YES! You are responsible for your own hardware in order to compete, however, we will have a vendor at this competition, from which you can buy puzzles if your current ones have seen better days.
Q: What is the normal age of competitors at these events?
A: All ages are welcome, but in general competitors are between 10 and 20 years old. Don't let this stop you though, everyone can and should cube!
Q: What is the competition like?
A; Competitions are a bunch of tables where nerds like us get to sit and discuss our favorite thing, Cubes! Of course in addition there is competing, which will occupy one side of the competition hall, where you will see lots of timers flickering with contestants new personal bests, and a vendor, where you can purchase all you cubing related needs. Most competitions have a break for lunch, and the competing is split up into heats, as to better organize who competes when. (Check the Groups tab and listen at the competition for more info on this.)
Q: How do I find results?
A: All results are posted on the WCA page a couple of days after the competition finishes. However, for the day of competing, go to Cubecomps.com to find information about current events. This is also where you will find information about 2nd and 3rd rounds of events.
Q: Why am I not on the registration list yet?
A: Make sure you pay you entrance fee in order to be automatically placed on the registered list, which will also guarantee you a spot in the competition. If payment may be any issue, or you are not sure if you can attend, use the contact button to talk to us, and see if we can work out another payment strategy, or have you pay on arrival at the compeition. No matter what you situation may be however, please register online. It is much easier for us to have you register now and pay later, then to have to input information at another time.
Q: Are there age divisions?
A: Nope! All cometitors compete in the same group.
Q: Can I have fun at this event?
A: HECK YES! Cubing is amazing, and we sincerely hope you enjoy the competition!
A map of parking structures located on campus. Parking structures P8 and P4 are located close to the venue, and the cost for 1 day of parking is $12. For a list of parking costs for all parking structures, how to pay, and additional assistance, click here. Alternatively, consider busing to campus. There are several bus routes which arrive here. Consult google maps for options.
The venue is Ackerman Grand Ballroom, which is on the second floor of the Ackerman Union. Use this link for directions.
There are several places to get lunch on campus. Most of these can be found in the same building as the venue (between P4 and P9 on the map).
Here is a link to your groups!
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In order to get on the waitlist, you must register and pay. You are not on the waitlist until you pay the registration fee. If you do not make it off of the waitlist, you will be fully refunded.
If a competitor drops out, the first person on the waitlist will replace them. People can be replaced up until the waitlist closes. (eg. no new competitors will be added on the day of the competition).
Waitlist closes Thursday, June 13, 2019, 5:00 PM PDT.
Do not show up to the competition in hopes of getting off the waitlist. Once the deadline is reached, all competitors are locked in. (You are still welcome to attend as a spectator)
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.