LPU National Cube Challenge 2018

Sep 1, 2018
Kapurthala, Punjab, India

Lovely Professional University

Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar - Delhi G.T. Road, Phagwara, Punjab

Block 32, Level 1

Organization team
Akash Rupela, Ram Kumar, Utkarsh Jaiswal, and Vipin Yadav
WCA Delegate
Akash Rupela
Main event
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
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The base registration fee for this competition is ₹200 (Indian Rupee).
Registration fees won't be refunded under any circumstance.
On the spot registrations will be accepted with a base registration fee of ₹200 (Indian Rupee).

On the spot registration is available from 8:00 to 9:00 on 1st September, 2018.

Click here to display the highlights of the competition.

Lovin Raghava won with an average of 10.77 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Akash Rupela finished second (10.82) and Dhruv Arora finished third (13.57).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Lovin Raghava 10.40 10.77 India 10.4910.5912.4610.4011.23
2x2x2 Cube Dhruv Arora 2.12 2.96 India 2.522.124.423.602.75
4x4x4 Cube Dhruv Arora 46.58 47.08 India 47.8750.3446.6346.7446.58
3x3x3 One-Handed Akash Rupela 15.23 17.77 India 17.9020.8617.6815.2317.74
Pyraminx Dhruv Arora 4.65 5.87 India 5.405.366.864.659.09
Skewb Dhruv Arora 5.71 6.29 India 5.876.328.505.716.67
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
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 3:00.00
3x3x3 One-Handed Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 3:00.00
Pyraminx First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Skewb First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00

Fee Structure

A base fees of INR 200 and additional fees of INR 50 per event is applicable.
For example, if you do 4 events, your fees is 200 + (4 x 50 )= INR 400.

Steps to Register

  1. Register on the WCA website. (LINK)
  2. Pay the registration fee through one of the below options:
    1. Calculate your payment amount and transfer through Paytm to 8447852838. In the description, mention LPU Cube Challenge 2018, your name and WCA ID(if any).
    2. Pay through Instamojo (LINK).
  3. Wait upto 48 hours for your name to appear in list of registered participants. (LINK)
  4. Online Registration closes on 24th August 2018. A second phase will be open from 27 August, 2018 to 30 August, 2018..

On the Spot Registration

  1. This will be available from 8:00 to 9:00 A.M. on 1 September.
  2. A base fees of INR 300 and additional fees of INR 50 per event is applicable. (i.e. INR 100 more than online fees)
  3. This is mainly for those who forget to register in due time. If you are facing problems with online payment, please write to us and we will be happy to assist you.

Refund Policy

  1. There is no refund policy once you pay.

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LPU is located on the main highway NH 1 .

By Train

There are 3 railway stations nearby jalandhar . The nearest railway stations to university are Jalandhar cantt and phagwara , and both are equidistant . Approx 6.5 km .
The next nearerst railway station is jalandhar city which is approximately 15 km .
All railway stations are well connected to the university by means of private buses , OLA cabs and private autos too .

By Bus

The university is also connected to central bus stand of jalandhar . Any bus plying from bus stand towards Chandigarh, Ludhiana or Phagwara halts at LPU main gate . The same applies for Phagwara bus stand too . From there all buses plying towards jalandhar city halts at LPU main gate .

By Air

The nearest airport is Adampur which is approximately 25 kms away . The next two airports are Amritsar and Chandigarh . Amritsar is approximately 90 kms and Chandigarh is 135 kms . One can take direct buses including Volvo and PRTC towards jalandhar , which all halts at LPU main gate .

Food and Accommodation

There are numerous hotels nearby Lpu . Even lpu too has a hotel and paid accommodation facility with university itself . There are multiple restaurants and kiosks within university where one can have food at any time upto 11 pm .
The university has a shopping mall, dominos, CCD and other multiple food serving kiosks .

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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