Don't Mess With Texas 2017

Apr 29, 2017
Houston, Texas, United States

Westin Galleria Houston

5060 West Alabama Houston, Texas 77056

The venue will be held in the Woodway III room on the Fourth Level.

Don't Mess With Texas 2017 website
Organization team
Eric Zhao and Jonah Crosby
WCA Delegates
Angelo Zhang and Shonathon Collins

This competition will have a 150 person competitor limit. All registrations are prepaid.

Main event
Registration requirements
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The base registration fee for this competition is $30 (United States Dollar).
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Patrick Ponce won with an average of 7.11 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Anthony Brooks finished second (8.37) and Jeff Park finished third (9.11).

North American records: Jeff Park‎ 3x3x3 Blindfolded 19.57 (single) and 3x3x3 Blindfolded 25.89 (average).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Patrick Ponce 6.54 7.11 United States 8.447.846.546.636.87
4x4x4 Cube Patrick Ponce 26.35 31.50 United States 26.3532.1238.1631.0331.34
5x5x5 Cube Patrick Ponce 54.70 59.23 United States 1:01.501:01.021:00.5856.1054.70
6x6x6 Cube Kevin Hays 1:38.74 1:39.82 United States 1:38.741:40.781:39.94
7x7x7 Cube Kevin Hays 2:26.61 2:37.68 United States 2:47.622:38.822:26.61
3x3x3 Blindfolded Jeff Park 19.57 NAR 25.89 NAR United States 30.7119.5727.40
3x3x3 One-Handed Anthony Brooks 14.35 15.63 United States 16.5014.3515.8414.54DNF
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00
Second round Ao5 10:00.00
Semi Final Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:30.00
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:15.00
6x6x6 Cube Final Bo1 / Mo3 10:00.00 1 attempt to get < 4:15.00
7x7x7 Cube Final Bo1 / Mo3 10:00.00 1 attempt to get < 6:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round Bo3 10:00.00
Final Bo3 10:00.00
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 50.00
Final Ao5 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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