Arnold Classic Africa 2019


Date
May 17 - 19, 2019
City
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Venue

Sandton Convention Centre

Address
161 Maude St, Sandown, Sandton, 2031, South Africa
Details

On Level 2 of the Convention Centre

Organizers
Amnon Melzer, Brendan James Gray, Donovan Hale, and Kim Katz
WCA Delegates
Brendan James Gray and Brent Boswell
Contact

info@m.cubingza.org

Information

General Information

This competition will take place as part of the Arnold Classic Sport Festival. Please note that due to the nature of the festival the venue will be extremely noisy, and this is outside of our control.

Guests

Spectators are welcome, but will need to pay for entrance to the expo. Tickets can be bought online through WebTickets or paid for at the door. Various pricing options are available depending on whether you wish to attend for the whole weekend or just one day.
Tickets for guests

Volunteering

If you would like to volunteer to help staff at the competition, please contact one of the WCA delegates. Please state which dates and times you will be available. Volunteer schedules will be drawn up so that they don't clash with your competing.

Events
Competitors
77
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
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There is a competitor limit of 150 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is R100 (South African Rand).
Registration fees won't be refunded under any circumstance.
On the spot registrations will be accepted with a base registration fee of R100 (South African Rand) if the competitor limit has not been reached by .
Spectators can attend paying an entry fee of R150 (South African Rand).

Payment

Competitors who register on the WCA website at least 14 days before the competition will be granted free access to the expo and will only have to pay the competition entry fee. The entrance fee is R 100 and must be paid online in advance. Please see the Payment Information tab for details.

Those who register will first be placed on a waiting list. Registrants are required to register as an Athlete for Speed Cubing and pay online through WebTickets. Once payment has been confirmed, the registration will be approved. Please see the payments tab for details.

Competitors who wish to register on the spot on the day of the competition may do so, but must still register and pay for a ticket online through WebTickets. Please see the Payment Information tab for details.

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Cameron Blumenow 7.55 10.42 South Africa 11.3411.838.957.5510.96
2x2x2 Cube Ruben Grobler 2.30 2.79 South Africa 4.503.032.752.582.30
4x4x4 Cube Cameron Blumenow 36.98 39.60 AfR South Africa 41.1140.3237.3641.2436.98
5x5x5 Cube Ruben Grobler 1:21.09 1:24.18 South Africa 1:28.971:25.061:22.801:21.091:24.68
6x6x6 Cube Ruben Grobler 2:51.04 3:14.38 South Africa 2:52.233:59.862:51.04
7x7x7 Cube Ruben Grobler 4:18.28 4:28.36 South Africa 4:35.894:18.284:30.92
3x3x3 Blindfolded Ruben Grobler 2:00.72 DNF South Africa 2:00.72DNFDNF
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Timothy Lawrance 30 32.67 South Africa 363032
3x3x3 One-Handed Ruben Grobler 17.30 20.00 South Africa 17.3021.0926.3817.7221.19
3x3x3 With Feet Ruben Grobler 54.33 1:01.10 AfR South Africa 1:01.8957.5454.331:11.991:03.88
Clock Ruben Grobler 13.20 15.26 South Africa 13.2015.7315.51DNF14.54
Megaminx Maverick Pearson 1:05.34 NR 1:23.57 South Africa 1:16.771:36.031:31.611:05.341:22.33
Pyraminx Cameron Blumenow 4.70 5.50 South Africa 6.014.865.638.424.70
Skewb Ruben Grobler 3.59 5.89 South Africa 7.273.596.564.626.50
Square-1 Ruben Grobler 18.84 23.17 South Africa 26.3822.3624.1922.9618.84
4x4x4 Blindfolded Dylan Swarts 10:45.00 NR DNF South Africa DNF10:45.00DNF
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Ruben Grobler 2/2 7:09 South Africa 2/2 7:09
Event Round Format Time limit Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 48 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 48 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube Final Ao5 10:00.00
5x5x5 Cube Final Ao5 10:00.00
6x6x6 Cube Final Mo3 10:00.00
7x7x7 Cube Final Mo3 10:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3 10:00.00
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final Mo3 1 hour
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
3x3x3 With Feet Final Ao5 10:00.00
Clock Final Ao5 10:00.00
Megaminx Final Ao5 10:00.00
Pyraminx First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Skewb Final Ao5 10:00.00
Square-1 Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo3 2:00:00.00 total for 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final and 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final **
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final Bo3 2:00:00.00 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 Friday (May 17, 2019)

From 08:00 AM
To 09:00 AM
Registration
On Level 2 of the Convention Centre
From 09:00 AM
To 10:00 AM
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final (Attempt 1)
On Level 2 of the Convention Centre
Format
Mean of 3
Time limit
1 hour
From 10:00 AM
To 11:15 AM
3x3x3 With Feet Final
On Level 2 of the Convention Centre
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 11:15 AM
To 12:30 PM
6x6x6 Cube Final
On Level 2 of the Convention Centre
Format
Mean of 3
Time limit
10:00.00
From 12:30 PM
To 01:00 PM
Lunch
On Level 2 of the Convention Centre
From 01:00 PM
To 02:00 PM
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final (Attempt 2)
On Level 2 of the Convention Centre
Format
Mean of 3
Time limit
1 hour
From 02:00 PM
To 03:30 PM
7x7x7 Cube Final
On Level 2 of the Convention Centre
Format
Mean of 3
Time limit
10:00.00
From 03:30 PM
To 04:30 PM
Square-1 Final
On Level 2 of the Convention Centre
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 04:30 PM
To 05:30 PM
Clock Final
On Level 2 of the Convention Centre
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 05:30 PM
To 06:30 PM
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final (Attempt 3)
On Level 2 of the Convention Centre
Format
Mean of 3
Time limit
1 hour
From 06:30 PM
To 07:00 PM
Awards
On Level 2 of the Convention Centre
From 07:00 PM
To 09:00 PM
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final
On Level 2 of the Convention Centre
Format
Best of 3
Time limit
2:00:00.00 total for 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final and 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final **
From 07:00 PM
To 09:00 PM
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final
On Level 2 of the Convention Centre
Format
Best of 3
Time limit
2:00:00.00 total for 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final and 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final **

Schedule for Saturday (May 18, 2019)

From 08:00 AM
To 09:00 AM
Registration
On Level 2 of the Convention Centre
From 09:00 AM
To 10:30 AM
Megaminx Final
On Level 2 of the Convention Centre
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 10:30 AM
To 11:30 AM
Skewb Final
On Level 2 of the Convention Centre
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 11:30 AM
To 01:00 PM
4x4x4 Cube Final
On Level 2 of the Convention Centre
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 01:00 PM
To 01:30 PM
Lunch
On Level 2 of the Convention Centre
From 01:30 PM
To 02:30 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final
On Level 2 of the Convention Centre
Format
Best of 3
Time limit
10:00.00
From 02:30 PM
To 03:45 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed First round
On Level 2 of the Convention Centre
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 16 advance to next round
From 03:45 PM
To 05:15 PM
5x5x5 Cube Final
On Level 2 of the Convention Centre
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 05:15 PM
To 06:15 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed Final
On Level 2 of the Convention Centre
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 06:15 PM
To 07:30 PM
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final (Attempt 1)
On Level 2 of the Convention Centre
Format
Best of 1
Time limit
10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00
From 07:30 PM
To 08:00 PM
Awards
On Level 2 of the Convention Centre

Schedule for Sunday (May 19, 2019)

From 08:00 AM
To 09:00 AM
Registration
On Level 2 of the Convention Centre
From 09:00 AM
To 09:30 AM
Tutorial for new competitors
On Level 2 of the Convention Centre
From 09:30 AM
To 10:45 AM
2x2x2 Cube First round
On Level 2 of the Convention Centre
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 48 advance to next round
From 10:45 AM
To 12:30 PM
3x3x3 Cube First round
On Level 2 of the Convention Centre
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 48 advance to next round
From 12:30 PM
To 01:15 PM
Lunch
On Level 2 of the Convention Centre
From 01:15 PM
To 02:30 PM
Pyraminx First round
On Level 2 of the Convention Centre
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 16 advance to next round
From 02:30 PM
To 03:30 PM
2x2x2 Cube Second round
On Level 2 of the Convention Centre
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 16 advance to next round
From 03:30 PM
To 04:30 PM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
On Level 2 of the Convention Centre
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 16 advance to next round
From 04:30 PM
To 05:00 PM
Pyraminx Final
On Level 2 of the Convention Centre
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 05:00 PM
To 05:30 PM
2x2x2 Cube Final
On Level 2 of the Convention Centre
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 05:30 PM
To 06:30 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
On Level 2 of the Convention Centre
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 06:30 PM
To 07:00 PM
Awards
On Level 2 of the Convention Centre

The entrance fee is R 100 and needs to be paid through WebTickets:

This includes entrance to the expo. On the spot registrations are allowed, but you will still have to purchase a ticket through WebTickets online before entering the venue.

Guests will also need to buy tickets to enter the expo. Guest tickets can be purchased through WebTickets or at the door.

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 across rounds (see Guideline A1a2++).

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.