ODU Big Blue Fall 2017

Sep 9, 2017
Norfolk, Virginia, United States

Webb University Center, Old Dominion University

1300 W 49th St, Norfolk, VA 23529

North Cafeteria (inside Webb University Center)

ODU Big Blue Fall 2017 website
Organization team
Ankush Hommerich-Dutt and Maggie Jordan
WCA Delegate
Chester Lian

Registration fee: $20 per competitor. Registration must be paid online via Paypal. There is no at-the-door registration. There will be a competitor limit of 125.

Main event
Registration requirements
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The base registration fee for this competition is $20 (United States Dollar).
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Jonathan Tilahun won with an average of 10.01 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Benjamin Christie finished second (10.25) and Maggie Jordan finished third (10.54).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Jonathan Tilahun 8.93 10.01 United States 10.348.939.1010.5912.35
2x2x2 Cube Jonathan Tilahun 2.96 3.50 United States 3.422.964.203.823.25
4x4x4 Cube Benjamin Christie 35.40 41.36 United States 35.4037.49DNF39.2647.34
5x5x5 Cube Eric Zhao 1:13.99 1:20.59 United States 1:31.291:14.011:30.211:17.541:13.99
3x3x3 One-Handed Ray Bai 12.91 15.35 United States 12.9117.6413.6916.8415.51
Pyraminx Jonathan Tilahun 3.79 4.90 United States 5.694.758.223.794.25
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00
Second round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:45.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:30.00
3x3x3 One-Handed Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 40.00
Pyraminx Final Ao5 10:00.00
Event # of Rounds Format Soft Cutoff Hard Cutoff
3x3 3 Rounds Average of 5 10:00
2x2 2 Rounds Average of 5
3x3 One-Handed 1 Round Average of 5 0:40 1:00
4x4 1 Round Average of 5 1:45 2:30
5x5 1 Round Average of 5 2:30 3:30
Pyraminx 1 Round Average of 5

Soft Cutoff: The competitor must complete one of their first two solves under this time in order to complete the average.
Hard Cutoff: If any solve in the average goes over this time, the competitor will be given a DNF.

Time Event
8:00-8:30 Registration
8:30-10:30 3x3 Round 1
10:30-11:30 2x2 Round 1
11:30-12:30 Pyraminx Finals
12:30-1:30 Lunch/5x5 Finals
1:30-2:30 4x4 Finals
2:30-3:15 3x3 Round 2
3:15-4:15 3x3 One-handed Finals
4:15-4:30 2x2 Finals
4:30-4:45 3x3 Finals
4:45 Awards

All times are subject to change.
If we run ahead of schedule, more rounds of existing events may be added. 3x3 Head to Head Finals is a possibility!

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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