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Rubik’s Cube competition set for Saturday

Competitors from throughout Midwest to compete in events

DIXON – For the fourth year in a row, a World Cube Association competition is coming to Dixon. The competition will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Northwest Territory Museum (formerly the Dixon Historic Center), 205 W. Fifth St.

Participants can pre-register at http://koii.cubingusa.com/dixonspring2014/ or can register the day of the event at 8:30 a.m.

Last year, the Rubik’s Cube competition drew 50 participants from throughout the Midwest. This year, event organizers are expecting nearly 100. The competition tests the participants in a variety of categories, including speed and blind-folded categories. 

According to a news release, Dixon resident John Brechon and his mom, Jean Brechon, brought the international competition to Dixon, and have been preparing for the 2014 event for the past few months.

Cost is $5 for the first event and $2 for each additional event entered. Admission is free for spectators.

This competition is recognized as an official World Cube Association competition. All competitors should be familiar with the WCA regulations. Those new to competing are encourage to look at CubingUSA’s Competitor Tutorial.

Call 815-284-6975 or email jbrechon@yahoo.com for more information.

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