US Nationals 2016

Jul 29 - 31, 2016
Portland, Oregon, United States

Columbia Conference Center

8439 NE Columbia Boulevard
US Nationals 2016 website
WCA Delegates
Kit Clement and Tim Reynolds

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US Nationals 2016 will have a competitor limit of 600 people. Competitors must register online by July 1 and pay online in order to reserve their spot in the competition.

US Nationals 2016 is open to competitors of all nationalities, and prizes will be given to the top competitors regardless of nationality. Only US Citizens will be eligible to win the title of US National Champion.

Main event
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Lucas Etter won with an average of 7.54 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Bill Wang finished second (7.56) and Mats Valk finished third (7.81).

World records: Drew Brads‎ Pyraminx 2.14 (average); Juan Pablo Huanqui‎ Megaminx 35.50 (single) and Megaminx 40.94 (average).

Oceanian records: Jayden McNeill‎ 3x3x3 Blindfolded 36.89 (average).

North American records: Bill Wang‎ 4x4x4 Cube 27.91 (average); Kevin Hays‎ 5x5x5 Cube 49.85 (single), 7x7x7 Cube 2:25.87 (single), and 7x7x7 Cube 2:32.04 (average); Mark Boyanowski‎ 3x3x3 Multi-Blind 33/35 56:44 (single); Max Park‎ 4x4x4 Cube 29.06 (average).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Lucas Etter 6.95 7.54 United States 7.266.957.258.1110.25
2x2x2 Cube Lucas Etter 1.54 2.18 United States 2.901.961.54DNF1.69
4x4x4 Cube Bill Wang 25.25 27.91 NAR Canada 27.9327.7625.2533.7628.05
5x5x5 Cube Kevin Hays 49.85 NAR 55.49 United States 49.8559.041:15.7552.3255.12
6x6x6 Cube Kevin Hays 1:37.04 1:49.80 United States 2:04.371:37.041:47.99
7x7x7 Cube Kevin Hays 2:25.87 NAR 2:32.04 NAR United States 2:34.832:25.872:35.42
3x3x3 Blindfolded Gianfranco Huanqui 30.10 DNF Peru 30.10DNFDNF
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Brandon Harnish 26 28.33 United States 272632
3x3x3 One-Handed Justin Mallari 11.08 12.32 United States 14.5111.0811.9711.4313.57
Clock Robbie Villarica 6.19 7.52 Philippines 6.916.197.50DNF8.15
Megaminx Juan Pablo Huanqui 36.40 41.73 Peru 39.8242.8150.5736.4042.56
Pyraminx Livia Kleiner 2.56 2.99 United States 3.372.562.973.562.62
Skewb Jayden McNeill 3.42 3.86 Australia 5.133.423.744.193.66
Square-1 Ty Marshall 9.02 10.75 United States 12.6214.559.479.0210.17
4x4x4 Blindfolded Cale Schoon 2:59.91 DNF United States 2:59.91DNFDNF
5x5x5 Blindfolded Cale Schoon 8:38.84 DNF United States DNF8:38.84DNF
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Mark Boyanowski 33/35 56:44 NAR United States 33/35 56:4433/38 57:20

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.