The WFC service for SSBB never seems to quickly pair me up with other random players. I'm just wait for about a minute until it decides to put me into "practice" mode instead.
For the time being, I've added my name, locations, and brawl code to the unofficial SSBB friendcodes site, www.brawlcodes.com. It's quick and dirty--just signup for a free account and those that want to brawl with someone in their region can you up in a matter of seconds by hitting up the site. Oh yes, and here's my brawl friendcode: