United States National Championships 2012
United States National Championships 2012 (usually called US Nationals 2012, abbreviated to US Nats 12 or Nats 12) was a speedcubing Championship held at the Riviera Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada on Aug 3-5, 2012.
- Rubik's cube AsR 3x3x3 6.09 Yumu Tabuchi
- Rubik's Cube One-handed Single: 9.65 seconds Baramee Pookcharoen
- 3x3 final round full reconstruction by Brest
Seminars and unofficial competitions
This was the first year seminars and unofficial competitions were organized. Felix Lee, who organized them, asked on the forum which seminars and unofficial competitions competitors wanted to see. There were several seminars at night on each of Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.
From this thread:
- OH by Jeremy Fleischman, Phil Yu, and Rowe Hessler: 
- BLD tips and tricks by Mike Hughey and Chester Lian: 
- How to get fast by Anthony Brooks and Rowe Hessler: 
- F2L look-ahead by Shotaro Makisumi: Part 1 Part 2 (based on material here)
- Organizing competitions by Tyson Mao: