Everything's Bigger in Texas 2016

Nov 19, 2016
Austin, Texas, United States

North Office Building

101 E 27th St, Austin TX, 78712

Follow the signs from the garage towards the venue.

Organization team
Angelo Zhang and Shonathon Collins
WCA Delegate
Shonathon Collins

There is a 25-competitor limit and a $15 registration fee for this competition. This is to cover the costs of the competition. Registration will open at noon on Sunday, October 9th. Please note that your registration will not be complete until you have paid the registration fee.

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Walker Welch won with a mean of 29.33 moves in the 3x3x3 Fewest Moves event. Shonathon Collins finished second (35.67) and Timothy Goh finished third (38.00).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
6x6x6 Cube Walker Welch 2:28.73 2:31.96 United States 2:36.832:28.732:30.33
7x7x7 Cube Walker Welch 3:45.30 3:55.37 United States 3:45.304:10.013:50.81
3x3x3 Blindfolded Angelo Zhang 31.78 35.32 United States 31.7833.3940.80
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Walker Welch 27 29.33 United States 302731
4x4x4 Blindfolded Walker Welch 10:18.00 DNF United States 10:18.00DNFDNF
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Walker Welch 10/11 53:59 United States 9/12 57:0810/11 53:59
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
6x6x6 Cube Final Mo3 10:00.00
7x7x7 Cube Final Bo1 / Mo3 10:00.00 1 attempt to get < 5:30.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round Bo3 10:00.00
Final Bo3 10:00.00
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final Mo3 1 hour
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo3 15:00.00
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final Bo2 10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00
Event Rounds/Attempts Cutoff
3BLD 2 rounds (top 6 advance to finals) 10:00 hard cutoff
4BLD 3 attempts 1 hour cumulative
MBLD 2 attempts N/A
FMC 3 attempts N/A
6x6 Combined Final 4:30 soft cutoff, 5:30 hard cutoff
7x7 Combined Final 5:45 soft cutoff, 7:00 hard cutoff

Note: For 6x6 and 7x7, you must complete your first solve before the soft cutoff to be able to attempt the next 2 solves. Hard cutoffs are strict time limits after which you will not be allowed to complete your solve and will receive a DNF. Competitors in 4BLD may complete a maximum of 3 solves, but must complete all solves within one hour. At the organizers' discretion, competitors may not be allowed to start a solve within the last twenty minutes of the time allotted.

Time Event
8:00 - 8:30 Set-up/Rule Explanation/Check-in
8:30 - 9:30 FMC Attempt 1
9:35 - 10:05 3BLD Round 1
10:10 - 11:10 MBLD Attempt 1
11:15 - 11:45 6x6 Combined Final
11:50 - 12:50 4BLD Combined Final
12:50 - 1:50 Lunch
1:50 - 2:50 FMC Attempt 2
2:55 - 3:25 7x7 Combined Final
3:30 - 4:30 MBLD Attempt 2
4:35 - 5:35 FMC Attempt 3
5:40 - 6:00 3BLD Finals
6:00 - 6:30 Awards

Address: 101 E 27th St, Austin TX, 78712

The competition will be held in a classroom on the first floor of NOA (North Office Building A). The building is at the intersection of E 27th Street and Wichita Street. Competitors can conveniently park at the Speedway Garage next door.

Your registration will not be complete until you have paid the $15 registration fee. This fee covers all events you wish to compete in.

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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 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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