Cubic Meltdown 2017

Dec 9, 2017
Phoenix, Arizona, United States

Hilton Phoenix Airport

2435 S 47th St, Phoenix, AZ 85034, USA

The Ballroom is on the first floor of the Hilton Phoenix Airport

Organization team
Caleb Hoffman and Ivan Vanek
WCA Delegate
Mike DeCock

The registration fee is $15.

Due to the size of the venue, there is a 50 competitor limit at this event and you must register online.

Main event
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

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There is a competitor limit of 50 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $2 (United States Dollar).
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Dan Tran won with an average of 10.46 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Caleb Hoffman finished second (10.76) and Ty Wilson finished third (13.94).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Dan Tran 9.67 10.46 United States 10.789.9617.049.6710.64
2x2x2 Cube Caleb Hoffman 2.09 3.54 United States 2.094.483.244.293.10
3x3x3 Blindfolded Dan Tran 3:27.75 DNF United States DNF3:27.75DNF
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Dan Tran 36 38.67 United States 384236
3x3x3 One-Handed Dan Tran 14.96 16.23 United States 15.7717.5817.4414.9615.49
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube Final Ao5 10:00.00
2x2x2 Cube Final Ao5 10:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo2 / Bo3 15:00.00 cumulative * 2 attempts to get < 5:00.00
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final Mo3 1 hour
3x3x3 One-Handed Final Bo2 / Ao5 1:30.00 2 attempts to get < 45.00

3x3 One Handed

Time Event Cutoff/Time Limit
7:00-7:15 FMC/3BLD Registration
7:15-11:00 FMC (All 3 Rounds) (1 hour per attempt)
11:00-12:30 3BLD 15 Minute Cumulative Cutoff
12:30-1:30 Lunch/Other Registration
1:30-2:30 3x3 Combined Final (10:00/10:00)
2:30-3:30 3x3 OH Combined Final (0:45/1:15)
3:30-4:30 2x2 Combined Final (0:30/2:00)
4:30-5:00 Awards/Cleanup

• The event is being held at the Hilton Phoenix Airport

•The hotel is just North of University Dr. on 47th St.

• Parking is free

•The closest airport is Phoenix Sky Harbor

•The venue is located inside the Hilton Phoenix Airport, therefore it is closest to a hotel

•The closest restaurants are:

-Rennick's Restaurant- & -Rimrock Bar & Grille- Onsite

-Rally's- 1410 W University Dr, Tempe, AZ 85281

-Jack In The Box- 2711 S 40th St, Phoenix, AZ 85034

-Quiznos- 4001 E Broadway Rd B12A, Phoenix, AZ 85040

Prizes for this event are being sponsored by AZCubing.
Prizes for each event will be $15 for 1st place, $10 for 2nd and $5 for 3rd.
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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).
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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