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Posted on September 24, 2013

Today we are very happy to announce Atlantic Canada's second ever official WCA competition, the Atlantic Open 2013! The competition will take place in Saint John, New Brunswick on Saturday November 23, 2013. We are expecting a modest turn out, so if you'd like to get an average in every event offered, or if you'd like a serious chance at winning your first ever WCA competition, this is a great opportunity for you! Check out the complete details of the competition here.

Posted on August 14, 2013

The Vancouver Open, Summer 2013 competition took place earlier this month in Vancouver, Canada.   Almost 60 competitors came out just one week after the World Championship.  Kevin Hays won the competition with an average of 9.92 seconds in the final round of the 3x3x3 event.  Jacob Hutnyk came second with an average of 11.32 and Ibrahim Vajgel-Shedid finished third with a 11.83 average.   Kevin Hays also set the World Record in the 6x6x6 event for both single and average at 1:40.86 and 1:51.30 respectively.  Congratulations to Kevin!

Thanks to everyone that came out to the competition, and thank you to the volunteers that helped to make the day a success.   For the full results of the competition, click here.

Posted on July 8, 2013

The fourth biennial Canadian Open was held this past weekend at the University of Toronto, which saw 120 competitors attend.   Harris Chan came out on top in the 3x3x3 final with an average of 9.07 seconds, maintaining his title as Canada's champion in every Canadian Open ever held.  A truly remarkable feat.  Bill Wang, having not competed in almost a year, finished in second place with a 9.66 average.  And rounding out the top three was Louis Cormier with an average of 10.22 seconds.

The event saw a number of records broken.  We had 7 different National Records set.  They were:

We also had three North American records set as well.  They were:

All competitors received a gift pack that contained a canadianCUBING backpack, Canadian Open t-shirt, Rubik's Pen, Rubik's stress ball, Canadian Open pin, canadianCUBING water bottle, and Rubik's lanyard.

Congratulations to all the winners.  Thank you to everyone that attended the competition, and a huge thank you to everyone that helped out in some shape or form to make the events run smoothly and on time.

Posted on May 21, 2013

NCR2013 happened this past weekend in Rockland, Ontario. Jonathan Tan Wei Xiat won the competition with an average of 9.77 seconds in the final round of 3x3x3. Louis Cormier was second at 10.28 and Thompson Clarke finished third at 10.46.

Find the full results of the competition here.

Up next is the Canadian Open 2013 which will be held on July 6-7. Full information will be announced by the end of the week.

Posted on April 18, 2013

The Vancouver Open, Summer 2013 speedcubing competition will take place in Vancouver, British Columbia on August 3rd, 2013. This is the weekend immediately following the World Championships. This is a great opportunity for any visitors to North America for Worlds to take in another WCA competition in a beautiful city. For full information, click here.

Posted on March 28, 2013

Rowe Hessler won the Montreal Open 2013 with an average of 9.53 seconds. Justin Jaffray finished second (10.24) and Louis Cormier finished third (11.07).

There was a number of records set at the competition. Emily Wang set the National Record for 5x5x5 average at 1:11.55. Emily wasn't done there, setting the North American record for Megaminx with an average of 54.96. Antoine Cantin added to his NR collection setting new records for One Handed Single (11.75) and One Handed Average (16.10). And finally, Julian David became the first Canadian to successfully solve a 5x5x5 Blindfolded, with a time of 18:10.

Stay tuned for more competitions coming up, including Toronto, Ottawa and an announcement about The Canadian Open 2013.