Brilliant Ballarat 2020


Date
Jul 4 - 5, 2020
City
Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Venue

Ballaarat Mechanic's Institute

Address
117-119 Sturt St Ballarat, VIC 3350
Details

Minerva space

Organizers
Aaron Spiller, Kerrie Jarman, and Speedcubing Australia
WCA Delegate
Kerrie Jarman
Contact

Speedcubing Australia

Download all the competition's details as PDF here.
Information

There will be 2 Extra Events at this competition - 3x3x3 Rescramble and 3x3x3 With Oven Mitts. See the Extra Events tab for further information
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Events
Main event
Number of times bookmarked
18
Registration period

Online registration will be open from to .

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 125 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 Brilliant Ballarat 2020 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 will not be processed until you have paid the registration fees. Email the organisation team at support@speedcubing.org.au if you encounter an issue. All registration fees include GST.

Waiting List:

Once the competitor limit has filled, the waiting list will be opened. New registrations will be added to a waitlist and sorted in the order of payment. Waitlisted competitors will only be accepted provided one of the accepted competitors withdraws from the competition. All competitors still on the waiting list after 25/06/2020 will be removed and provided with a full refund. You may enquire about your position on the waiting list by emailing the organisation team at support@speedcubing.org.au.

Deleting Registration/Refunds:

If you can no longer make the competition you may request a refund. To receive a full refund you must email the organisational team at support@speedcubing.org.au by 25/06/2020. Refunds will not be issued after this date for any reason. Withdrawing enables competitors on the waiting list to attend the competition.

Changing Events:

You may change the events you are registered for by emailing support@speedcubing.org.au by 25/06/2020. 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.

Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 40 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 40 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 2:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 2:00.00
4x4x4 Cube Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 2:30.00 2 attempts to get < 1:30.00 Top 8 advance to next round
Final Ao5 2:30.00
5x5x5 Cube Combined Final Bo2 / Ao5 4:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round Bo3 10:00.00 cumulative * Top 12 advance to next round
Final Bo3 10:00.00 cumulative *
3x3x3 One-Handed Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 1:30.00 2 attempts to get < 45.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:30.00
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 Combined Final Bo2 / Ao5 1:30.00 2 attempts to get < 35.00
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo3 45:00.00 cumulative *

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Schedule for Saturday (July 04, 2020)

From 08:30 AM
To 09:00 AM
Registration
Minerva space
From 09:00 AM
To 09:20 AM
Tutorial for new competitors
Minerva space
From 09:20 AM
To 10:20 AM
2x2x2 Cube First round
Minerva space
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 40 advance to next round
From 10:20 AM
To 12:00 PM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Minerva space
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 40 advance to next round
From 12:00 PM
To 01:00 PM
Lunch
Minerva space
From 01:00 PM
To 01:40 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round
Minerva space
Format
Bo3
Time limit
10:00.00 cumulative *
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 01:40 PM
To 02:40 PM
Pyraminx First round
Minerva space
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 02:40 PM
To 03:40 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed Combined First round
Minerva space
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
1:30.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 45.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 03:40 PM
To 04:40 PM
Skewb First round
Minerva space
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 04:40 PM
To 05:10 PM
Extra Event: 3x3x3 Rescramble
Minerva space
From 05:10 PM
To 05:40 PM
Extra Event: 3x3x3 With Oven Mitts
Minerva space

Schedule for Sunday (July 05, 2020)

From 08:20 AM
To 09:30 AM
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final
Minerva space
Format
Bo3
Time limit
45:00.00 cumulative *
From 09:30 AM
To 10:00 AM
2x2x2 Cube Second round
Minerva space
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 10:00 AM
To 10:40 AM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
Minerva space
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 10:40 AM
To 11:40 AM
4x4x4 Cube Combined First round
Minerva space
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2:30.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:30.00
Proceed
Top 8 advance to next round
From 11:40 AM
To 12:40 PM
Square-1 Combined Final
Minerva space
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
1:30.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 35.00
From 12:40 PM
To 01:35 PM
Lunch
Minerva space
From 01:35 PM
To 02:35 PM
5x5x5 Cube Combined Final
Minerva space
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
4:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
From 02:35 PM
To 02:55 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final
Minerva space
Format
Bo3
Time limit
10:00.00 cumulative *
From 02:55 PM
To 03:10 PM
Skewb Final
Minerva space
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 03:10 PM
To 03:25 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed Final
Minerva space
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:30.00
From 03:25 PM
To 03:45 PM
4x4x4 Cube Final
Minerva space
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:30.00
From 03:45 PM
To 04:00 PM
Pyraminx Final
Minerva space
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 04:00 PM
To 04:15 PM
2x2x2 Cube Final
Minerva space
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 04:15 PM
To 04:30 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
Minerva space
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 04:30 PM
To 04:45 PM
Pack Up
Minerva space
From 04:45 PM
To 05:00 PM
Awards
Minerva space

Travel

By car

The competition venue is located at 117 Sturt Street, Ballarat.
Please note there is a new parking system in Ballarat CBD where you can be charged to park - parking restrictions are strictly enforced!
There is free parking available at the train station located on Lydiard street, as well as in Doveton Cresent adjacent to the train station.
Please note that while some streets have free parking, time restrictions may still apply.

By Train

The venue is located approximately 450m from Ballarat Train Station. There is a 7:16 VLine train from Southern Cross Station (7:23 from Footscray Station) that arrives Saturday morning at 8:40.

By Bus

The venue is located 400m from the bus interchnage on Little Bridge Street.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How can I change my events?
You must make any change to your registered events by 25/06/2020. Send an email to support@speedcubing.org.au detailing your event changes.

Q. What time should I arrive at the competition?
You should arrive for registration at 8.30am. 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 Kerrie Jarman, and David Edwards 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?
We can be reached at support@speedcubing.org.au.

Live Results

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

3x3x3 Rescramble
For the first time ever in Australia, we will be holding a 3x3x3 Rescramble event. It will be a mean of 3 format with a 3 minute time limit.
You must have a solved cube with you for this event. A scrambled cube will be provided to you under a cube cover. You must start the timer and remove the cover with no timed inspection. You must make the solved cube reach the same position as the scrambled cube before stopping the timer.
This event will be limited to 12 competitors, entry is free for registered competitors.

3x3x3 With Oven Mitts
Just like regular 3x3x3 but with Oven Mitts on your hands. It will be a mean of 3 format with a 3 minute time limit.
This event will be limited to 12 competitors, entry is free for registered competitors. Oven mitts will be supplied.

These extra events will be run in collaboration with Speedcubing Extra Events. You can sign up on the SEE competition page by signing in with your WCA ID. Note that you must also be registered for Brilliant Ballarat 2020 in order to sign up on SEE

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).

Cutoff

The result to beat to proceed to the second phase of a combined 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.