Arnold Classic Africa 2019

May 17 - 19, 2019
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Sandton Convention Centre

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

On Level 2 of the Convention Centre


Amnon Melzer, Brendan James Gray, and Kim Katz
WCA Delegate
Brendan James Gray
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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.


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


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.

Main event
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
This competition is over, click here to display the registration requirements it used.
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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 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).
Spectators can attend paying an entry fee of R150 (South African Rand).


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.

Click here to display the highlights of the competition.

Cameron Blumenow won with an average of 10.42 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Shivaan Harichander finished second (10.84) and Ruben Grobler finished third (11.80).

African records: Cameron Blumenow‎ 4x4x4 Cube 39.60 (average); Ruben Grobler‎ 3x3x3 With Feet 1:01.10 (average).

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