For Immediate Release:
August 28, 2017
Primary Media Contact:
Public Relations Specialist
More than 100 twisty puzzle (e.g., Rubik’s Cube) enthusiasts will descend on LFCC’s Middletown Campus Saturday, Sept. 2 for Rally in the Valley 2017, a World Cube Association competition.
The 115-competitor limit has been reached, and there is a lengthy waiting list. The judged event, which runs from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Corron Community Development Center, will include competitions in the traditional 3×3 Rubik’s Cube, as well as 2×2, 4×4, pyramid and Skewb puzzles. Additionally, competitors will be blindfolded in one event.
The public is invited to come to the competition on Saturday, as well as to activities sponsored by LFCC’s Cyber Advocates Club on Friday, Sept. 1 in the Fredy & Klara Kummli Student Center in Fairfax Hall. Activities, scheduled for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. include demonstrations in solving the Rubik’s Cube, cyber challenges, NSA Day of Cyber Opportunity, and robotics. Prizes will be given.
For more information about the event, visit https://www.worldcubeassociation.org/competitions.
Founded in 1970, Lord Fairfax Community College is a multi-campus public institution of higher education. With four locations — Middletown, Warrenton, Luray-Page County and most recently, Vint Hill— the College serves eight localities in the Shenandoah Valley and northern Piedmont regions. The localities are the counties of Clarke, Fauquier, Frederick, Page, Rappahannock, Shenandoah and Warren and the city of Winchester. LFCC offers more than 75 associate degree and certificate programs in a wide variety of disciplines, in addition to providing access to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs offered on site by a four-year institution. LFCC also serves the business community by offering workforce preparation programs for employees and employers. LFCC serves more than 9,000 unduplicated credit students and more than 11,000 individuals in professional development and business and industry courses annually.
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