Longhorn Cube Day 2017

Nov 18, 2017
Austin, Texas, United States

Concordia University Texas

11400 Concordia University Dr, Austin, TX 78726

The competition will be held in the Student Center.

Organization team
Timothy Goh
WCA Delegate
Angelo Zhang

This competition has an 80-competitor limit, so be sure to sign up and pay the $25 registration fee before we fill up! All spectators are welcome to attend free of charge.

Main event
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There is a competitor limit of 80 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $25 (United States Dollar).
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Jeff Park won with an average of 8.74 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Shonathon Collins finished second (9.31) and Riley Woo finished third (9.37).

World records: Angelo Zhang‎ 3x3x3 Blindfolded 22.36 (average).

North American records: Max Hilliard‎ 3x3x3 Blindfolded 18.73 (single); Neel Gore‎ 4x4x4 Blindfolded 2:07.61 (single).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Jeff Park 7.07 8.74 United States 9.028.888.798.567.07
2x2x2 Cube Shonathon Collins 1.23 2.81 United States 3.841.851.232.75DNF
3x3x3 Blindfolded Max Hilliard 18.73 NAR 22.44 United States 24.9423.6418.73
3x3x3 One-Handed Jeff Park 13.93 16.65 United States 15.8918.1113.9318.6415.96
4x4x4 Blindfolded Neel Gore 2:07.61 NAR DNF United States DNF2:07.61DNF
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 32 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round Bo3 10:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Second round Bo3 10:00.00 Top 8 advance to next round
Final Bo3 10:00.00
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2 / Ao5 1:20.00 2 attempts to get < 40.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Blindfolded First round Bo3 1:00:00.00 cumulative * Top 4 advance to next round
Final Bo3 1:00:00.00 cumulative *
Event Rounds Cutoff Time Limit
3x3 Speedsolve 3 N/A 10:00
2x2 Speedsolve 2 N/A 10:00
3x3 One-Handed 2 0:40 1:20
3x3 Blindfolded 3 N/A 10:00
4x4 Blindfolded 2 N/A 1 hour cumulative (3 attempts)

In the 3x3 One-Handed event, competitors have 2 attempts to get a time below the cutoff. If they get a solve below the cutoff, then they are eligible to finish their average of 5 solves. Any solve that exceeds the time limit will be stopped and given a DNF (did not finish).

In the 4x4 Blindfolded event, competitors have 1 hour to complete up to 3 attempts.

Time Event Number of Competitors
9:00 - 9:40 3BLD Round 1 -
9:45 - 10:45 4BLD Round 1 -
10:45 - 11:00 Rule Explanation -
11:05 - 12:20 3x3 Round 1 -
12:20 - 1:20 Lunch -
1:20 - 1:50 3BLD Round 2 12
1:55 - 2:55 4BLD Finals 4
3:00 - 3:55 OH Round 1 -
4:00 - 4:45 2x2 Round 1 -
4:50 - 5:20 3x3 Round 2 32
5:25 - 5:45 OH Finals 12
5:50 - 6:05 2x2 Finals 12
6:10 - 6:25 3BLD Finals 8
6:30 - 6:45 3x3 Finals 12
7:00 Awards -

All competitors must be present at least 30 minutes before their first event. First-time competitors should also be sure to attend the Rule Explanation.

The registration fee is $25 per competitor and covers all events. Your registration is not complete and your spot is not guaranteed until you have paid this fee. The payment link will be shown below right before registration opens.

REGISTRATION IS NOW FULL. The waitlist is also full, so we will unfortunately not be accepting any more competitors.

If you've already registered but find out later on that you can't make it, please let us know by Sunday, November 5th! We'll refund your registration fee and give your spot to the next person on the waitlist.

The competition will be held in the Student Center at Concordia University Texas.

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).


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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