Marikina City Open 2018


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Registration fee is 300php good for 2 events (any event of your choice). 50php shall be added per extra event registered. Payment is needed before registrations via the WCA website is approved. Only the first 90 paid registrations will be accepted and allowed to compete on event day.

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There is a competitor limit of 90 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is ₱300 (Philippine Peso).
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Moses San Pascual won with an average of 8.70 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Robbie Villarica finished second (9.50) and Dale Stephen M. Palmares finished third (9.84).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Moses San Pascual 7.83 8.70 Philippines 9.288.448.377.8317.19
2x2x2 Cube Brenton Angelo Lo Wong 1.39 2.57 Philippines 1.393.362.421.933.88
3x3x3 Blindfolded Christian Lacquio 34.43 DNF Philippines 34.43DNFDNF
Skewb Lorenzo Layug 2.89 4.76 Philippines 4.474.542.89DNF5.28
Square-1 Robbie Villarica 12.83 15.00 Philippines 14.6614.7815.5612.8316.64
Event Round Format Time limit Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 40 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3 10:00.00
Skewb First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Square-1 Final Ao5 10:00.00
Event Number of Rounds Qualifiers to 2nd Round Qualifiers to Finals
3x3x3 Cube 3 Top 30 Top 12
2x2x2 Cube 2 Top 12
Skewb 2 Top 12
Square-1 1
3x3x3 Blindfolded 1
Time Event Round Format Cut-off Time Limit Remarks
7:30 - 8:00 AM Registration
8:00 - 8:30 AM Competitor Orientation
8:30 - 10:00 AM 3x3x3 Cube 1st Round Average of 5 10 minutes Top 40 qualifies for the 2nd Round
10:00 - 11:15 AM 2x2x2 Cube 1st Round Average of 5 10 minutes Top 12 qualifies for the Final
11:15 - 12:00 PM 3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Best of 3 10 minutes
12:00 - 1:00 PM LUNCH
1:00 - 2:00 PM Skewb 1st Round Average of 5 10 minutes
2:00 - 2:45 PM 3x3x3 Cube 2nd Round Average of 5 10 minutes
2:45 - 3:30 PM Square-1 Final Average of 5 10 minutes
3:30 - 3:45 PM 2x2x2 Final Average of 5 10 minutes
3:45 - 4:00 PM Skewb Final Average of 5 10 minutes
4:00 - 5:00 PM 3x3x3 Cube Head-to-Head Final Average of 5 10 minutes
5:00 - 5:30 PM Awarding of Winners

Please see regulation A1a for the concept Time Limit.


All newcomers are required to read WCA First-time Competitor Guide document to familiarize yoruself of the popular WCA regulations used to govern WCA competitions. Additionally, please watch this competitor tutorial by WCA Senior Delegate Kit Clement of the USA.


When you arrive at the competition venue, kindly follow the following steps:
1. Head to the registration table and sign on the competitor masterlist.
2. Get your Competitor Envelope which contains your Certificate of Participation, competitor ID, lanyard, event schedule and grouping/officiating Team Assignment. You will be assigned to officiate at some point during the competition so be sure to take note of your assignement to avoid being disqualified. As per WCA Regulation 1e2, all competitors must be ready to officiate when called or assigned to. Declining such assginment merits disqualification at the discretion of the WCA Delegate.
3. Go inside the venue hall and wait for the competition to start.

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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 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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