Welcome to CubingUSA Nationals 2017!


July 7-9, 2017



Grand Wayne Convention Center
120 W Jefferson Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN 46802

We are pleased to announce that CubingUSA Nationals 2017 will be held in Fort Wayne, Indiana. CubingUSA Nationals dates back to 2004, and has since become the largest competition in the United States with over 500 competitors attending in 2016. The competition attracts the fastest American speedcubers, as well as many top international competitors, and many National and World Records are set every year.

This competition is recognized as an official World Cube Association competition. Therefore, all competitors should be familiar with the WCA regulations.


Live Results and Groups

Please see live results here. Check your group (heat) information here.



New Link: Livestream on TheCubicle's YouTube channel will begin broadcasting for Finals at 5pm EDT.



If you attended the competition, whether as a competitor or as a spectator, please fill out our Competition Survey and help us make next year's Nationals even better. Thanks!


Alerts and Android App

Check out this page for details about our Android app, and to get notified when it's your turn to compete.


CubingUSA Needs Your Help (After Nationals)

Are you a cuber or a friend or family of a cuber looking a way to contribute to the cubing community? CubingUSA needs your help!
We are all set on personnel for Nationals 2017, but here are some of the positions we need to fill to help us with our next year of operations: Web/Graphic Designer, Assistant Treasurer, Sponsorship & Development, and Mobile App Developer. Please see our Open Positions page for details.


Media personnel should contact the organizing staff regarding media opportunities and policies.

All commercial media must receive prior permission.


Special Partner


http://www.thecubicle.us [facebook]


Gold Sponsor

[QiYi MoFangGe]

http://www.qiyitoys.net/en/  [facebook]



The competition is open to all competitors of all nationalities. In order to register, competitors must first set qualifying times in other WCA competitions. Please see the qualifications page for full details.



Registration is now FULL, and no more refunds will be given for cancellations.

Registration for unofficial events (presented by TheCubicle) is now open! View the Unofficial Events tab for more information.


Important Dates

January 8
  • Registration opens
  • Must qualify in at least one event to register
  • Limit 800 competitors (plus waiting list)
May 8
  • Must qualify in events by this date to register
  • or add them to existing registration
May 15
  • Last day to cancel registration for 50% refund
  • No refunds for cancellations after this date
June 1
  • Registration will be finalized.
    (No more acceptance from waiting list.)
  • Last day to add or remove events
    from existing registration
July 7-9
  • Competition!


Past National Champions

Year Name Winning Average Location Venue Competitors
2016 Lucas Etter 7.54 seconds Portland, OR Columbia Conference Center 534
2015 Drew Brads 8.33 seconds Hilton Head Island, SC Hilton Head Beach and Tennis Resort 449
2014 Collin Burns 8.32 seconds Jersey City, NJ Liberty Science Center 497
2013 Andy Smith 9.73 seconds Las Vegas, NV Riviera Hotel & Casino 580
2012 Andrew Ricci 9.55 seconds Las Vegas, NV Riviera Hotel & Casino 259
2011 Dan Cohen 10.13 seconds Columbus, OH The Ohio State University 204
2010 Rowe Hessler 10.93 seconds Cambridge, MA Massachusetts Institute of Technology 227
2009 Rowe Hessler 11.64 seconds Stanford, CA Stanford University 135
2008 Andrew Kang 12.97 seconds Atlanta, GA Underground Atlanta 104
2007 Ryan Patricio 14.92 seconds Chicago, IL Chicago Cultural Center 70
2006 Leyan Lo 15.50 seconds San Francisco, CA Exploratorium 85
2004 Jon Morris 20.06 seconds Pasadena, CA California Institute of Technology 48


About CubingUSA

CubingUSA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Tax-deductible donations to CubingUSA support our competitions and the US speedcubing community.