Navitas Cube Challenge Kenya 2022

Jul 16, 2022
Nairobi, Kenya

Park Inn by Radisson

Park Inn by Radisson Nairobi Westlands

Turkana Conference Room

Organization team
Amrik Singh Chana
WCA Delegate
Sachin Arvind
Download all the competition's details as PDF here.

Welcome to the second WCA competition in Kenya! More information under the respective tabs.
New participants should bring some form of identification in order to confirm the information given during the registration. A passport is a good example since it shows name, age, nationality and so on.

You only need to be present at the venue during the events in which you plan to attend. However, you need to be present at the venue no later than 15 minutes before your first event starts so that you have enough time to complete the registration. A few days before the competition, you will receive a participant email where we will address various important information for participants to know.

Main event
Registration period

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Registration requirements
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There is a competitor limit of 50 competitors.
Registering for this competition is free.
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.
On the spot registrations will be accepted for free.

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Jay Kuria Muthari won with an average of 12.43 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Jaimin Dave finished second (15.38) and Kelvin Muchui finished third (16.15).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Jay Kuria Muthari 11.54 12.43 Kenya 11.5413.3612.6412.4712.17
2x2x2 Cube Jay Kuria Muthari 3.69 4.68 NR Kenya 5.003.695.104.094.96
3x3x3 One-Handed Jay Kuria Muthari 20.76 NR 24.07 NR Kenya 23.1934.2824.9724.0520.76
Pyraminx Jay Kuria Muthari 4.33 5.06 NR Kenya 8.615.114.945.124.33
Event Round Format Time limit Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 50% advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 5:00.00 Top 10 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
3x3x3 One-Handed Final Ao5 5:00.00
Pyraminx First round Ao5 5:00.00 Top 10 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00

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Schedule for Saturday (July 16, 2022)

From 08:00 AM
To 09:00 AM
Tutorial for new competitors
Turkana Conference Room
From 09:00 AM
To 11:15 AM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Turkana Conference Room
Time limit
Top 50% advance to next round
From 11:15 AM
To 12:15 PM
2x2x2 Cube First round
Turkana Conference Room
Time limit
Top 10 advance to next round
From 12:15 PM
To 01:15 PM
Pyraminx First round
Turkana Conference Room
Time limit
Top 10 advance to next round
From 01:15 PM
To 02:30 PM
Turkana Conference Room
From 02:30 PM
To 03:15 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed Final
Turkana Conference Room
Time limit
From 03:15 PM
To 03:45 PM
2x2x2 Cube Final
Turkana Conference Room
Time limit
From 03:45 PM
To 04:15 PM
Pyraminx Final
Turkana Conference Room
Time limit
From 04:15 PM
To 05:00 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
Turkana Conference Room
Time limit
From 05:00 PM
To 05:45 PM
Turkana Conference Room

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.

If you are stoked to compete and ready to sign up, head over to the 'Registration & Payment' tab and it will guide you to the registration.


Q: Do I use my own cube to compete?
A: YES! You are responsible for your own hardware in order to compete. This means you should bring your own cube.

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: How do I find results?
A: All results are posted on the WCA page within a week after the competition finishes. However, for the day of competing, go to to find information about current events. This is also where you will find information about upcoming rounds of events. Remember, the results are entered by a human so please be patient if you do not see your results immediately.

Q: Are there age divisions?
A: Nope! All competitors compete together.

Q: I want to attend, or I have friends/family who want to attend, but not compete. Do they need to pay as well?
A: No. All spectators are free to view the competition at no cost. There is payment only to compete. But in some cases, venue will be having restriction to allow spectators depending on the competition.

Q: Can I have fun at this event?
A: HECK YES! Cubing is amazing, and we sincerely hope you enjoy the competition!

If you have any further queries, please do mail the organizers & delegates.

There are numerous public service vehicles travelling to westlands from various locations within and outside Nairobi. Taxi options include Uber, Taxify, and Little Cab.

Those travelling to the venue using private vehicles will be allowed to use the venues parking.

Lunch Will be provided only for competitors . Parents and guests accompanying the participants need to make their own arrangements.

Navitas Global are the primary sponsors for this competition

Navitas is a leading global education provider that has helped generations of learners transform their lives through education.
We create life-changing opportunities to learn by delivering an extensive range of educational services to over 70,000 aspirational students across our global network each year.
Navitas Education providers in: Australia, Canada, Dubai, Europe, New Zealand, UK and USA

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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).


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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