CET Cubing Paradox 2017

Oct 1 - 2, 2017
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India

College of Engineering Thiruvananthapuram

College of Engineering Trivandrum, Near Kazhakoottam, Kerala- 695016, India

Room No. CS-114 & CS-115, Computer Science Department

Organization team
ADHITHYA S, Meenakshi Muralidharan, and Parvathy P
WCA Delegate
Hari Anirudh

Please follow the steps to register under the Payment tab.

Online registration fee
Limit: 100 participants
Pass fee (for participating): 200
Each event: 50
So if you are participating in 3 events, fees will be 200 + (3x50) = 350.
Registration closes: Sept 28, 11:59 p.m.

Spot registration fee
Pass fee (for participating): 350
Each event: 50
So if you are participating in 3 events, fees will be 350 + (3x50) = 500.
Registration starts: Oct 1 and Oct 2 at 8 a.m.
Registration closes: Oct 1 and Oct 2 at 10 a.m.

Main event
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
This competition is over, click here to display the registration requirements it used.
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Register for this competition here.
There is a competitor limit of 100 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is ₹200 (Indian Rupee).
Click here to display the highlights of the competition.

Venkatesh Sambhubhat won with an average of 10.71 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Allen John finished second (12.43) and Muhammed Shehzad Khan finished third (12.54).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Venkatesh Sambhubhat 9.50 10.71 India 10.9524.189.509.6111.58
4x4x4 Cube Safvan Kadannam Potta 50.38 55.01 India 56.1753.4255.4450.3857.13
5x5x5 Cube Safvan Kadannam Potta 1:15.91 1:26.21 India 1:24.081:29.601:24.951:50.451:15.91
6x6x6 Cube Safvan Kadannam Potta 2:57.74 3:01.74 India 3:01.882:57.743:05.60
7x7x7 Cube Safvan Kadannam Potta 4:20.47 4:33.15 India 4:20.474:35.354:43.62
3x3x3 Blindfolded Fahad Ittikaparambil Palakkal Haneefa 2:22.87 DNF India DNF2:22.87DNF
Megaminx Hari Anirudh 1:21.88 1:25.37 India 1:21.881:36.691:31.251:22.251:22.62
Pyraminx Julian Höfler 4.00 4.44 Germany
Skewb Hari Anirudh 6.12 7.20 India 6.128.1812.546.876.55
Square-1 Daniel James 16.39 17.62 India 16.3917.4116.9018.5520.28
4x4x4 Blindfolded Hari Anirudh 2:48.10 DNF India 2:48.10DNFDNF
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Fahad Ittikaparambil Palakkal Haneefa 10/10 53:50 India 10/10 53:50
3x3x3 With Feet Daniel James 52.58 59.67 India 1:00.231:06.1952.58
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
4x4x4 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 4:00.00
6x6x6 Cube Final Bo1 / Mo3 10:00.00 1 attempt to get < 10:00.00
7x7x7 Cube Final Bo1 / Mo3 10:00.00 1 attempt to get < 7:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3 10:00.00
Megaminx Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 5:00.00
Pyraminx First round Ao5 10:00.00
Second round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Skewb First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Square-1 Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo3 30:00.00
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final Bo3 10:00.00
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final Bo1 10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00
3x3x3 With Feet Final Bo1 / Mo3 10:00.00 1 attempt to get < 6:00.00

Online registration fee
Pass fee (for participating): 200
Each event: 50
So if you are participating in 3 events, fees will be 200 + (3x50) = 350.

Steps to register for the competition
1. Register in the registration tab.
2. Make payment using any of the methods given below.

Payment methods (you can choose any one of them)
1. Explara (Click here) (The site is self explanatory)
2. Paytm (Calculate your registration fee and send it via Paytm to +919539166830 and enter your full name(refrain from initials unless in middle name. eg: Hari S Anirudh is fine, not Hari S. or S. Hari) or WCA ID in the description. If you forget to enter the description, message or whatsapp your name or WCA ID to the same number)

Your registration will be confirmed only if the number of events for which you made payment will be equal to number of events you registered in WCA.
Note: Registration fee is not refundable.

click here for final schedule
The registration counter at the venue will be open from 8:00-10:00 on both days(1/10/17 & 2/10/17) .

Nearest Airport
Trivandrum International Airport (TRV) (10.8 km from venue)

Nearest Railway station
Nearest major railway station: Thiruvananthapuram Central (Trivandrum)/TVC (11.2 km from venue)
Nearest railway station: Kazhakuttam/KZK (5.6 km from venue, but will be difficult to get train to this railway station)

Uber and Ola will be easily available from the airport and railway station to the venue.

Click here to get the list of colleges near the venue.

There is another lodge very close to the venue (around 1.5 kms) which is much cheaper than the hotels mentioned in the above link. Rent is around 350 per night for single room and 500 per night for double room, but only very few rooms are available. Deadline for booking this accomodation is 23/9/17. To book the room, you can take the help of our volunteer Gokul - +918891777543

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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