Brilliant Ballarat 2019

Feb 16 - 17, 2019
Ballarat, Victoria, Australia

Ballarat South Community Hub

Ballarat South Community Hub, Sebastopol VIC 3356, Australia

Function Room


Speedcubing Australia

Aaron Spiller and Speedcubing Australia
WCA Delegate
Ethan Pride
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Main event
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
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Register for this competition here.
There is a competitor limit of 100 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $30 (Australian Dollar).
If your registration is cancelled before you will be refunded 100% of your registration fee.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.

Upon registering you will receive an email stating “Your registration for Brilliant Ballarat 2019 is submitted and pending approval” Please ensure you have paid the registration fees via stripe on the register page.

Once the competitor limit has filled new registrations will be added to a waitlist to be sorted in the order of payment. Waitlisted competitors will only be accepted provided one of the accepted competitors withdraws from the competition by emailing the organisation team All competitors still on the waiting list after 08/02/2019 will be removed

To receive a refund you must email the organisational team before 08/02/2019. Both accepted competitors and waitlisted competitors can request a refund at any point before this date. Refunds will not be issued after this date for any reason.

Click here to display the highlights of the competition.

Tommy Kiprillis won with an average of 7.60 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Riley Dexter finished second (9.25) and Ethan Stevens finished third (9.40).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Tommy Kiprillis 6.40 7.60 Australia 8.278.697.267.286.40
2x2x2 Cube Andy Gong 1.84 1.91 Australia 1.842.271.891.921.93
4x4x4 Cube Andy Gong 32.92 35.38 Australia 46.6437.0033.5335.6132.92
5x5x5 Cube Ryan Driscoll 58.15 1:00.29 Australia 58.151:00.961:00.2759.631:03.43
6x6x6 Cube Ryan Driscoll 1:50.78 1:53.72 Australia 1:57.941:52.441:50.78
7x7x7 Cube Ryan Driscoll 2:39.02 2:42.45 Australia 2:41.472:46.862:39.02
3x3x3 Blindfolded Jack Cai 21.34 DNF Australia 22.5321.34DNF
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Andy Gong 34 Australia 34
3x3x3 One-Handed Tommy Kiprillis 10.56 14.32 Australia 15.2312.3615.3816.4610.56
Megaminx Will Gurnett 47.39 54.44 Australia 50.981:00.0847.391:03.9852.27
Pyraminx Ethan Stevens 2.32 3.22 Australia 3.803.322.542.323.95
Skewb Tommy Kiprillis 2.84 3.68 Australia 4.753.723.204.132.84
Square-1 Tommy Kiprillis 9.14 9.99 Australia 10.5110.0110.479.509.14
4x4x4 Blindfolded Jack Cai 3:20.85 4:34.77 NR Australia 4:07.983:20.856:15.48

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What time should I arrive at the competition?
You should arrive for registration by 9:30. Further 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. Who can I ask for help on the day?
Your Delegates for this competition are Ethan Pride

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. I have another question.
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Live Results

Throughout the competition live results will be uploaded progressively to cubecomps . A live results link for this specific competition will be communicated to you closer to the day.


The first rounds of this competition will be run in groups. These groups are pre-determined. It is important that you know which groups of each event you are in. A summary of groups can be found here. Each competitor will be provided with their invididual card at registration.

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).


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


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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