Buzzer Beater 2017

May 6 - 7, 2017
Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States

Grand Wayne Convention Center: The Gallery

120 West Jefferson Boulevard, Fort Wayne, IN 46802

The competition will take place in the Gallery. Full venue details and more can be found on the competition website

Buzzer Beater 2017 website
Organization team
Nathan Dwyer
WCA Delegates
James Hildreth and Nathan Dwyer

Registration is a $15 flat fee, and you must pay via PayPal to register.
The competition is limited to the first 70 competitors to register.

Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
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World records: Nathan Dwyer‎ Square-1 5.88 (single).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
4x4x4 Cube Nathan Dwyer 33.69 34.76 United States 38.5134.4935.9233.8733.69
5x5x5 Cube Nathan Dwyer 1:06.57 1:09.80 United States 1:11.901:16.591:06.571:10.331:07.17
6x6x6 Cube James Hildreth 2:05.60 2:11.17 United States 2:18.302:05.602:09.61
7x7x7 Cube James Hildreth 3:10.45 3:17.88 United States 3:20.763:22.423:10.45
3x3x3 Blindfolded James Hildreth 1:44.81 DNF United States 1:44.81DNFDNF
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Raymond Goslow 30 United States 30
Megaminx Jacob Ambrose 58.70 1:08.59 United States 1:12.211:09.511:04.041:16.8758.70
Square-1 Nathan Dwyer 5.88 WR 13.16 United States 14.3513.2411.9015.105.88
4x4x4 Blindfolded Stanley Chapel 3:34.92 DNF United States DNF3:34.92DNF
5x5x5 Blindfolded Stanley Chapel 8:16.59 DNF United States DNF8:16.59DNF
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
4x4x4 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
5x5x5 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:30.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
6x6x6 Cube Final Bo1 / Mo3 10:00.00 1 attempt to get < 5:00.00
7x7x7 Cube Final Bo1 / Mo3 10:00.00 1 attempt to get < 7:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3 10:00.00
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final Bo1 1 hour
Megaminx First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 4:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Square-1 First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:30.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo3 10:00.00
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final Bo3 10:00.00

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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