WCC Western Championship 2022

Oct 7 - 9, 2022
Los Angeles, California, United States

Friday: Bruin Reception Room; Saturday, Sunday: Ackerman Grand Ballroom

308 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095

Ackerman Grand Ballroom


Western Championships Organization Team

Antonio Kam Ho Tung (甘浩東), Michael Chai (柴天方), and Nathan Nakaguchi
WCA Delegates
Antonio Kam Ho Tung (甘浩東), Calvin Nielson, Chris Martin, Michael Chai (柴天方), Michael Young, Mitchell Lane, and Nitin Subramanian
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West Coast Cubing

  • This competition is in partnership with West Coast Cubing LLC

  • The WCC Western Championship 2022 will be held in Los Angeles, California, on October 7-9, 2022. Featuring 17 different events, Speedcubers from the CubingUSA-recognized West region of Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada, and Utah will be eligibile for the title of Western Champion!

  • Bruin Reception Room shares the same address as Ackerman Ballroom, and we will provide signs and undisclosed details for competitors prior and day-of competition.

- Registration for current UCLA students and faculty is free. If you are UCLA affiliated, register and send the organization team a picture of your current student ID. We will then manually approve your registration.

Our schedule is subject to change based on the number of registrants for each event; please pay close attention throughout the open registration period to see if our schedule has been adjusted.

Main event
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Registration requirements
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There is a competitor limit of 350 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $40 (United States Dollar).
If your registration is cancelled before you will be refunded 50% of your registration fee.
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Registration is closed and the waitlist is full.

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Competitors may not add events after registration closes.
Competitors may also request by email to remove events from their registration. It is also acceptable to not show up for any event you do not wish to compete in, although it is not encouraged.


If Registration fills up, we will place competitors on a waitlist. In order to get on the waitlist, you must register and pay. You are not on the waitlist until you pay the registration fee. If you do not make it off of the waitlist, you will be fully refunded. If a competitor drops out, the first person on the waitlist will replace them. People can be replaced up until the registration close date indicated above.

In a catastrophic event where the event will be compromised and cancelled, a full refund shall be offered to all competitors, in contrast to the typical 50% registration refunds.

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Max Park won with an average of 5.99 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Zayn Khanani finished second (7.25) and Varun Mohanraj finished third (7.33).

World records: Max Park‎ 6x6x6 Cube 1:08.56 (average).

3x3x3 Cube

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Max Park 4.95 5.99 United States 4.956.665.287.576.04
2 Zayn Khanani 6.23 7.25 United States
3 Varun Mohanraj 4.44 7.33 United States 8.476.794.448.926.72

2x2x2 Cube

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Zayn Khanani 0.95 1.22 United States 1.140.951.351.173.31
2 Kyeongmin Choi 1.15 1.99 Republic of Korea 1.151.942.081.943.57
3 Brendyn Dunagan 1.24 2.06 United States 1.24DNF1.762.352.06

4x4x4 Cube

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Max Park 19.10 20.85 United States 20.9820.2521.3123.3219.10
2 Paul Mahvi 25.60 28.83 United States 29.3828.6228.4925.6031.21
3 Asher Kim-Magierek 23.57 30.56 United States 30.7827.8940.3333.0023.57

5x5x5 Cube

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Max Park 37.35 40.12 United States 37.3541.1245.5740.3238.91
2 Varun Mohanraj 44.10 51.54 United States 48.3444.1051.3658.1154.93
3 Benjamin Wei 51.18 54.83 United States 56.2951.1855.3752.8257.33

6x6x6 Cube

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Max Park 1:03.71 1:08.56 WR United States 1:11.791:03.711:10.18
2 Benjamin Wei 1:33.62 1:37.69 United States 1:33.621:38.441:41.00
3 Paul Mahvi 1:40.34 1:42.88 United States 1:40.341:45.791:42.50

7x7x7 Cube

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Max Park 1:54.52 1:55.82 United States 1:54.521:56.051:56.88
2 Benjamin Wei 2:06.91 2:14.73 United States 2:17.742:06.912:19.54
3 Paul Mahvi 2:15.55 2:20.36 United States 2:22.602:15.552:22.92

3x3x3 Blindfolded

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Graham Siggins 17.46 DNF United States 17.4624.05DNF
2 Josh Weimer 21.44 23.32 United States 22.4721.4426.04
3 Kevin Matthews 31.38 DNF Canada 31.3841.39DNF

3x3x3 Fewest Moves

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Kyeongmin Choi 21 NR 24.00 Republic of Korea 262125
2 Andrew Nathenson 22 24.00 United States 242226
3 Ray Bai 27 28.67 United States 282731

3x3x3 One-Handed

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Max Park 9.15 10.85 United States 10.2411.929.1511.1611.15
2 Zhouheng Sun (孙舟横) 9.91 11.21 China 11.079.9111.4711.6711.08
3 Brendyn Dunagan 8.55 12.32 United States 10.0012.648.5517.8614.31


# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Lucas Nieuwland 4.28 4.70 NR Canada 5.554.574.285.214.33
2 Brendyn Dunagan 3.67 4.74 United States 5.325.974.524.393.67
3 Ryan Fong 4.74 5.90 United States 5.437.1510.385.124.74


# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Kyeongmin Choi 33.82 36.03 Republic of Korea 33.8236.0637.4437.6034.58
2 Ray Bai 34.36 42.46 United States 39.9234.3645.8444.5342.92
3 Michael Muething 41.67 44.61 United States 47.3941.6745.8043.9644.06


# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Owen Yepeng Sun (孙叶芃) 1.97 2.56 China 2.562.614.311.972.51
2 Elijah Brown 2.39 2.83 United States 2.393.712.503.112.89
3 Aaron Paskow 2.42 3.24 United States 3.806.242.972.952.42


# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Brendyn Dunagan 3.08 3.20 United States 4.943.
2 Zayn Khanani 1.33 3.55 United States 3.763.461.333.434.06
3 Zeke Miller 3.54 4.51 United States 8.164.713.994.833.54


# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Brendyn Dunagan 6.42 6.84 United States 6.817.966.426.477.24
2 Calvin Nielson 6.92 8.33 United States 9.108.628.108.276.92
3 Hassan Khanani 7.01 8.34 United States 8.1511.327.837.019.05

4x4x4 Blindfolded

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Graham Siggins 1:48.90 DNF United States 2:08.051:48.90DNF
2 Josh Weimer 2:25.44 DNF United States DNFDNF2:25.44
3 Anthony Lauro 3:56.78 DNF United States 3:56.784:11.52DNF

5x5x5 Blindfolded

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Graham Siggins 3:18.00 DNF United States DNF3:18.00DNF
2 Josh Weimer 6:19.60 DNF United States 6:19.60DNFDNF
3 Anthony Lauro 9:49.02 DNF United States 12:13.009:49.02DNF

3x3x3 Multi-Blind

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Graham Siggins 50/62 1:00:00 United States 50/62 1:00:00
2 Kevin Matthews 27/31 59:12 Canada 27/31 59:12
3 Hassan Khanani 12/14 54:18 United States 12/14 54:18
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