ACT Championship 2021


Date
Jul 31 - Aug 1, 2021
City
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Venue

Canberra Girls Grammar School, Junior School

Address
Grey St, Deakin, ACT, 2600
Details

Junior School Hall

Contact

Speedcubing Australia

Organizers
Edward Hollingdale, Kerrie Jarman, and Speedcubing Australia
WCA Delegates
Edward Hollingdale, Nathan Seeto, and Sam van Vliet
Download all the competition's details as PDF here.
Information

Please take the time to read the FAQ tab, even if you have previously competed. To ensure this is a COVID-safe environment, things will be done differently and there will be additional conditions in place.

Please note there is strict density limit at the hall and there is a limit of ONE guest per competitor.

If you feel sick, stay at home. If you are exhibiting cold or flu-like symptoms consistent with COVID-19, you will not be permitted in the venue. We are not responsible for any illness you may contract from the competition.

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Speedcubing Australia Website

Events
Main event
Number of times bookmarked
21
Registration period

Online registration opened and will close .

Registration requirements
Create a WCA account here if you don't have one.
If this is not your first competition, associate your WCA ID to your WCA account here.
Register for this competition here.
There is a competitor limit of 100 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $25 (Australian Dollar).
The registration fee has to be paid through Stripe here once registered.
If your registration is cancelled before you will be refunded 100% of your registration fee.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.
Spectators can attend for free.

Payment:

Upon registering you will receive an email stating “Your registration for ACT Championship 2021 is submitted and pending approval”. This does NOT mean that you are on the registration list. Competitors will not be approved until payment has been made.

Please ensure you have paid the registration fees via Stripe on the register page. Your registration is not complete and will not be processed until you have paid the $25 registration fee. Contact the organisational team if you encounter an issue.

Waiting List:

  • Once the competitor limit of 100 has filled, the waiting list will be opened.
  • You must pay the $25 registration fee to be added to the waiting list.
  • New registrations will be added to a waitlist and sorted in the order of payment.
  • Waitlisted competitors will only be added to the competition if an existing competitors withdraws.
  • All competitors still on the waiting list after 21/07/2021 will be removed and provided with a full refund.
  • You may enquire about your position on the waiting list by contacting the organisational team.

Deleting Registration/Refunds:

  • If you can no longer make the competition you may request a refund.
  • To receive a full refund you must contact the organisational team by 21/07/2021.
  • Withdrawing enables us to maximise attendance and for competitors on the waiting list to attend.
  • Refunds will be issued if you are feeling unwell with COVID-19 symptoms or are awaiting a COVID test and can no longer attend the competition. We will also provide a refund if there is a change in border restrictions that limits your ability to attend the competition.

You may change the events you are registered for by contacting the organisational team by 21/07/2021. After this date it is no longer possible to add events. It is also acceptable to not show up for any event you do not wish to compete in.

Communications from us:

There will be important messages from the organisational team regarding your registration. Please ensure you whitelist our domain speedcubing.org.au in your email program.

Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 50 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 2:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 2:00.00
4x4x4 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 3:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:20.00 Top 6 advance to next round
Final Ao5 3:00.00
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 4:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
6x6x6 Cube Final Bo1 / Mo3 6:00.00 1 attempt to get < 3:30.00
7x7x7 Cube Final Bo1 / Mo3 10:00.00 1 attempt to get < 6:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round Bo3 10:00.00 cumulative * Top 12 advance to next round
Final Bo3 10:00.00 cumulative *
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final Bo1 1 hour
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2 / Ao5 2:00.00 2 attempts to get < 40.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 2:00.00
Clock Final Bo2 / Ao5 1:10.00 2 attempts to get < 40.00
Megaminx Final Bo2 / Ao5 4:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:30.00
Pyraminx First round Ao5 2:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 2:00.00
Skewb First round Ao5 2:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 2:00.00
Square-1 Final Bo2 / Ao5 1:30.00 2 attempts to get < 45.00
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo3 45:00.00 total for 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final and 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final **
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final Bo3 45:00.00 total for 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final and 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final **
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final Bo1 10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00

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Schedule for Saturday (July 31, 2021)

From 08:30 AM
To 09:30 AM
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final
Junior School Hall
Format
Bo3
Time limit
45:00.00 total for 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final and 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final **
From 08:30 AM
To 09:30 AM
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final
Junior School Hall
Format
Bo3
Time limit
45:00.00 total for 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final and 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final **
From 09:00 AM
To 09:30 AM
Registration
Junior School Hall
From 09:30 AM
To 09:45 AM
Tutorial for new competitors
Junior School Hall
From 09:45 AM
To 11:00 AM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Junior School Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 50 advance to next round
From 11:00 AM
To 11:45 AM
2x2x2 Cube First round
Junior School Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 11:45 AM
To 12:30 PM
Pyraminx First round
Junior School Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 12:30 PM
To 01:30 PM
Lunch
Junior School Hall
From 01:30 PM
To 02:00 PM
Skewb First round
Junior School Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 02:00 PM
To 02:50 PM
4x4x4 Cube First round
Junior School Hall
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
3:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:20.00
Proceed
Top 6 advance to next round
From 02:50 PM
To 03:45 PM
5x5x5 Cube Final
Junior School Hall
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
4:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
From 03:30 PM
To 04:00 PM
Multi-blind submission
Junior School Hall
From 03:45 PM
To 04:35 PM
6x6x6 Cube Final
Junior School Hall
Format
Bo1 / Mo3
Time limit
6:00.00
Cutoff
1 attempt to get < 3:30.00
From 04:35 PM
To 05:35 PM
7x7x7 Cube Final
Junior School Hall
Format
Bo1 / Mo3
Time limit
10:00.00
Cutoff
1 attempt to get < 6:00.00
From 05:35 PM
To 07:00 PM
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final (Attempt 1)
Junior School Hall
Format
Bo1
Time limit
10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00

Schedule for Sunday (August 01, 2021)

From 08:30 AM
To 09:45 AM
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final (Attempt 1)
Junior School Hall
Format
Bo1
Time limit
1 hour
From 09:45 AM
To 10:30 AM
Clock Final
Junior School Hall
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
1:10.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 40.00
From 10:30 AM
To 11:20 AM
Square-1 Final
Junior School Hall
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
1:30.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 45.00
From 11:20 AM
To 12:10 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed First round
Junior School Hall
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 40.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 12:10 PM
To 01:10 PM
Lunch
Junior School Hall
From 01:10 PM
To 01:55 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round
Junior School Hall
Format
Bo3
Time limit
10:00.00 cumulative *
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 01:55 PM
To 02:40 PM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
Junior School Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 02:40 PM
To 03:45 PM
Megaminx Final
Junior School Hall
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
4:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 2:30.00
From 03:45 PM
To 04:10 PM
4x4x4 Cube Final
Junior School Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
3:00.00
From 04:10 PM
To 04:25 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed Final
Junior School Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 04:25 PM
To 04:40 PM
Pyraminx Final
Junior School Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 04:40 PM
To 04:55 PM
Skewb Final
Junior School Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 04:55 PM
To 05:10 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final
Junior School Hall
Format
Bo3
Time limit
10:00.00 cumulative *
From 05:10 PM
To 05:25 PM
2x2x2 Cube Final
Junior School Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 05:25 PM
To 05:40 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
Junior School Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 05:40 PM
To 05:55 PM
Packup
Junior School Hall
From 05:55 PM
To 06:10 PM
Awards
Junior School Hall

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How can I change my events?
You must make any change to your registered events by 21/06/2021 by contacting the organisational team. detailing your event changes.

Q. What time should I arrive at the competition?
You should arrive for registration between 8:00 and 9:30. You should be at the venue ready to compete 30 minutes before you are scheduled. Please note the schedule is subject to change on the day.

Q. How old do I have to be to compete?
Anyone can compete at any age! We encourage anyone considering to compete to register as it will be a great experience regardless of age.

Q. How fast do I have to be to compete?
To compete you only need to know how to solve the cube! Please check the events tab for information in time limits for each event.

Q. What do I need to know before the competition day?
Before attending you should have read and understood the WCA regulations . We also recommend that you watch this helpful competitor guide and read this competition tutorial. You should also know when your events are scheduled throughout the day.

Q. How do I find out if I've progressed to the second round?
Times will be uploaded through the day. Please allow up to an hour from finishing your solves to them being uploaded. After all the times of a round has been entered, you can see if you are in the following round.

Q. Who can I ask for help on the day?
Your Delegates for this competition are Edward Hollingdale, Nathan Seeto, Sam van Vliet and , feel free to ask them any questions you may have on the day.

Q. Can I help on the day?
Of course! Throughout the day we will need judges and runners so please see our Delegates to ask how you can best assist.

Q. How do I find out about other upcoming competitions in Australia?
You can find out about upcoming competitions in Australia by signing up to the Speedcubing Australia mailing list.

Q. Where can I ask other questions?
Please contact the organisational team.

COVID-19 FAQ

Q. What COVID safety protocols will be in place?
The organisers have put together a COVID safety plan. You may ask to view the plan either before or at the competition.
- There will be an increased focus on hand hygiene and maintaining social distancing, hand sanitiser will be available throughout the venue.
- There will be an increased cleaning regime.
- We will be capturing names and phones numbers to aid in contract tracing

If you are sick, have travelled overseas in the previous 14 days, are a close contact of someone confirmed to have COVID-19, awaiting the results of a COVID test or generally unwell and showing any symptoms no matter how mild, you must NOT attend this competition.

Q. Will there be an attendee limit at this competition?
Yes, in order to comply with COVID related density restrictions, there is a limit of ONE guest per competitor. Each room will have a maximum number of persons allowed at one time, please ensure this number is not exceeded due to COVID safe protocols.

Q. Do I have to wear a face mask?
Facemasks are not compulsory but you are welcome to wear one if you wish.

Q. Can I bring my own face mask and/or hand sanitiser?
Yes, it is recommended that you bring your own face mask and hand sanitiser. Hand sanitiser be provided at the venue.

Q. Will the scramblers be putting slippery hand sanitiser on my cubes?
Nope! Before handing in your puzzles for each round you will be be able to spray your cube with a light spray of disinfectant, which should dry quickly before you even hand your puzzle in.

Q. Can I still borrow some one else's puzzles?
We advise against sharing of puzzles.
Please make sure your puzzles are legal for competition, especially for events such as 3x3 blindfolded (no logos!). All of the information regarding cube legality can be found in the WCA Regulations. If you are unsure about this please don't hesitate to contact the organisers with any questions.

Q. Where can I ask other questions?
Please contact the organisational team.

This speedcubing competition is open to ALL competitors. However, the title of ACT Champion for each event will be awarded to the top-ranked competitor who lives in the ACT.
If you would like to compete for an ACT Champion title, you MUST enter your details here.

You will ONLY be eligible for the title of ACT Champion at this competition if you register your home state as ACT in this form. You are welcome to compete in other state championship competitions, but you will not be able to compete for another State Champion title.

https://forms.gle/PrVeAQVKk3pxGvmY6

Live Results

Live results will be provided via WCALive. It may take up to an hour between times being set and them appearing online.

Time limit

If you reach the time limit during your solve, the judge will stop you and your result will be DNF (see Regulation A1a4).
A cumulative time limit may be enforced (see Regulation A1a2).
A cumulative time limit may be enforced across rounds (see Guideline A1a2++).

Cutoff

The result to beat to proceed to the second phase of a cutoff round (see Regulation 9g).

Format

The format describes how to determine the ranking of competitors based on their results. The list of allowed formats per event is described in Regulation 9b. See Regulation 9f for a description of each format.