Australian Nationals 2022


Date
Sep 30 - Oct 2, 2022
City
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Venue

Scotch College

Address
76 Shenton Rd, Swanbourne WA 6010
Details

Dickinson Centre

Contact

Speedcubing Australia

Organizers
Mark Charlesworth and Speedcubing Australia
WCA Delegates
Charlie van Ooran, David Edwards, Edward Hollingdale, Ethan Pride, Kerrie Jarman, Liam Sweet, Nathan Seeto, and Zak Kenny
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Information

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Events
Main event
Number of times bookmarked
59
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 350 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $55 (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.
Registrants on the waiting list may be accepted onto the competitor list until .
If you are a registered competitor you may change your registered events until on the Register tab.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.
Any spectator can attend for free.

Payment:

Upon registering you will receive an email stating “Your registration for Australian Nationals 2022 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 $55 registration fee. Contact the organisational team if you encounter an issue.

Waiting List:

  • Once the competitor limit of 350 has filled, the waiting list will be opened.
  • You must pay the $55 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 16/09/22 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 16/09/22.
  • Withdrawing enables us to maximise attendance and for competitors on the waiting list to attend.
  • You may change your registered events on the Register tab up to 16/09/22. 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.

COVID requirements:

This competition will comply with the latest WA government Health directions related COVID-19. Please see the FAQ tab for the COVID requirements.

Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 5:00.00 Top 120 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 5:00.00 Top 60 advance to next round
Semi Final Ao5 5:00.00 Top 20 advance to next round
Final Ao5 5:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 1:00.00 Top 60 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 1:00.00 Top 20 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00
4x4x4 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 2:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:10.00 Top 25 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 2:00.00 Top 20 advance to next round
Final Ao5 2:00.00
5x5x5 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 3:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:45.00 Top 20 advance to next round
Final Ao5 3:00.00
6x6x6 Cube First round Bo1 / Mo3 5:00.00 1 attempt to get < 3:00.00 Top 10 advance to next round
Final Mo3 5:00.00
7x7x7 Cube First round Bo1 / Mo3 8:00.00 1 attempt to get < 5:00.00 Top 10 advance to next round
Final Mo3 8:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round Bo3 10:00.00 cumulative * Top 20 advance to next round
Final Bo3 10:00.00 cumulative *
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2 / Ao5 1:00.00 2 attempts to get < 30.00 Top 60 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 1:00.00 Top 20 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00
Clock First round Bo2 / Ao5 1:00.00 2 attempts to get < 20.00 Top 20 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00
Megaminx First round Bo2 / Ao5 3:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:45.00 Top 10 advance to next round
Final Ao5 3:00.00
Pyraminx First round Ao5 1:00.00 Top 20 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00
Skewb First round Ao5 1:00.00 Top 20 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00
Square-1 First round Bo2 / Ao5 1:00.00 2 attempts to get < 30.00 Top 20 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo3 40:00.00 total for 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final and 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final **
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final Bo3 40:00.00 total for 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final and 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final **
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final Bo1 10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00

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Schedule for Friday (September 30, 2022)

From 04:00 PM
To 04:30 PM
Multiblind Cube Submission
Side Room
From 04:30 PM
To 05:30 PM
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final
Side Room
Format
Bo3
Time limit
40:00.00 total for 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final and 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final **
From 04:30 PM
To 05:30 PM
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final
Side Room
Format
Bo3
Time limit
40:00.00 total for 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final and 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final **
From 05:30 PM
To 07:00 PM
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final (Attempt 1)
Side Room
Format
Bo1
Time limit
10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00

Schedule for Saturday (October 01, 2022)

From 08:15 AM
To 09:00 AM
Registration
Main Hall
From 09:00 AM
To 09:20 AM
Tutorial for new competitors
Main Hall
From 09:20 AM
To 11:05 AM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Main Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
5:00.00
Proceed
Top 120 advance to next round
From 11:05 AM
To 12:05 PM
2x2x2 Cube First round
Main Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Proceed
Top 60 advance to next round
From 12:05 PM
To 01:00 PM
Pyraminx First round
Main Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Proceed
Top 20 advance to next round
From 01:00 PM
To 02:00 PM
Lunch
Main Hall
From 02:00 PM
To 02:40 PM
Skewb First round
Main Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Proceed
Top 20 advance to next round
From 02:40 PM
To 04:00 PM
4x4x4 Cube First round
Main Hall
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:10.00
Proceed
Top 25 advance to next round
From 04:00 PM
To 04:50 PM
5x5x5 Cube First round
Main Hall
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
3:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:45.00
Proceed
Top 20 advance to next round
From 04:50 PM
To 05:40 PM
6x6x6 Cube First round
Main Hall
Format
Bo1 / Mo3
Time limit
5:00.00
Cutoff
1 attempt to get < 3:00.00
Proceed
Top 10 advance to next round
From 05:40 PM
To 06:40 PM
7x7x7 Cube First round
Main Hall
Format
Bo1 / Mo3
Time limit
8:00.00
Cutoff
1 attempt to get < 5:00.00
Proceed
Top 10 advance to next round
From 06:40 PM
To 07:40 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed First round
Main Hall
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 30.00
Proceed
Top 60 advance to next round

Schedule for Sunday (October 02, 2022)

From 08:20 AM
To 09:00 AM
Clock First round
Main Hall
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 20.00
Proceed
Top 20 advance to next round
From 09:00 AM
To 09:40 AM
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round
Main Hall
Format
Bo3
Time limit
10:00.00 cumulative *
Proceed
Top 20 advance to next round
From 09:40 AM
To 10:20 AM
Square-1 First round
Main Hall
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 30.00
Proceed
Top 20 advance to next round
From 10:20 AM
To 11:20 AM
Megaminx First round
Main Hall
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
3:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:45.00
Proceed
Top 10 advance to next round
From 11:20 AM
To 11:50 AM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
Main Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
5:00.00
Proceed
Top 60 advance to next round
From 11:50 AM
To 12:05 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed Second round
Main Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Proceed
Top 20 advance to next round
From 12:05 PM
To 12:25 PM
4x4x4 Cube Second round
Main Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 20 advance to next round
From 12:25 PM
To 12:40 PM
2x2x2 Cube Second round
Main Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Proceed
Top 20 advance to next round
From 12:40 PM
To 12:55 PM
3x3x3 Cube Semi Final
Main Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
5:00.00
Proceed
Top 20 advance to next round
From 12:55 PM
To 01:40 PM
Lunch
Main Hall
From 01:40 PM
To 01:55 PM
Square-1 Final
Main Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
From 01:55 PM
To 02:10 PM
Skewb Final
Main Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
From 02:10 PM
To 02:25 PM
Pyraminx Final
Main Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
From 02:25 PM
To 02:45 PM
Megaminx Final
Main Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
3:00.00
From 02:45 PM
To 03:00 PM
Clock Final
Main Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
From 03:00 PM
To 03:15 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed Final
Main Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
From 03:15 PM
To 03:30 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final
Main Hall
Format
Bo3
Time limit
10:00.00 cumulative *
From 03:30 PM
To 03:50 PM
7x7x7 Cube Final
Main Hall
Format
Mo3
Time limit
8:00.00
From 03:50 PM
To 04:10 PM
6x6x6 Cube Final
Main Hall
Format
Mo3
Time limit
5:00.00
From 04:10 PM
To 04:30 PM
5x5x5 Cube Final
Main Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
3:00.00
From 04:30 PM
To 04:45 PM
4x4x4 Cube Final
Main Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 04:45 PM
To 05:00 PM
2x2x2 Cube Final
Main Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
From 05:00 PM
To 06:00 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
Main Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
5:00.00
From 06:00 PM
To 06:30 PM
Awards
Main Hall

Venue Map

By car

The competition venue is located at Scotch College, 76 Shenton Rd, Swanbourne WA 6010.
Venue parking:
* 50-60 car spaces on Claremont Crescent
* ~20 car spaces off Australind street as well
Public parking:
* Claremont Crescent car park - 60 spaces - 5 minute walk from venue
* Lake Claremont Parking - 50 spaces - 5 minute walk
* Claremont Quarter shopping mall carpark - 1200 spaces - 10 minute walk

By Train

The closest train station to the venue is Swanbourne Station, located on the Fremantle Train Line, which is a 3 minute walk away.

By Bus

The most convenient Bus to catch to the venue is the 998 Bus. The venue is a 6 minute walk from the bus stop.
The 102, 103 and 107 buses also have stops relatively close to the venue.


Q. How can I change my events?
You may change your registered events on the Register tab up to 16/09/22. 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.

Q. What time should I arrive at the competition?
For Multi BLD and 4/5BLD competitors, these events will take place on the Friday afternoon/evening. Please refer to the schedule tab for these events.
For all competitors, you should arrive for registration at 8:15AM on the Saturday. Further to this, 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 throughout the day to WCA Live (See 'Live Results' tab). 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 displayed on the competition homepage, and will be wearing bright red delegate shirts on the day. Please feel free to approach us with any questions!

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?
The organisational team can answer all your questions.

COVID-19 FAQ

COVID FAQs will be updated as the event draws near. Speedcubing Australia will comply with all WA Health guidelines related to Covid restrictions


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

Due to logistical and venue constraints we will have qualification requirements. Only those who meet the qualification standard will be able to compete in the respective event:

3x3x3 Multi-Blind - Top 20 competitors ranked by Best result
4x4x4 Blindfolded - Top 20 competitors ranked by Best result
5x5x5 Blindfolded - Top 20 competitors ranked by Best result

Results will only be considered from official WCA competitions that conclude before the closing of registration on September 17 , 2022.

You may register for events you have not yet qualified for, but your registration for these events will be deleted from your registration prior to the competition if you do not meet the qualification requirement.

Australian Nationals FMC is a simultaneous Fewest Moves Challenge competition taking place on Sep 25 2022.

This will be a simulatenous competition taking place at several venues throughout Australia.

IT is a SEPARATE competition. You need to register for it distinct from the Australian Nationals competition.

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.

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