The main supporting reasons from the WRC for the addition of Skewb are:
- There has been a high demand as well as strong support from the cubing community for the addition of Skewb over the past few years.
- The overall popularity of Skewb is continuing to grow.
- As a deep-cut puzzle, Skewb would add something new to the Events.
- Skewb is an easy event to hold at competitions, since scrambling is easy, misalignments penalties are easy to determine, and it's relatively fast compared to other events.