Cool Down Sydney 2019


Date
Feb 10, 2019
City
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Venue

Harold Park Community Hall

Address
1 Dalgal Way, Forest Lodge NSW 2037
Details

Level 1 of the Tramsheds complex

Organizers
Edward Hollingdale, Feliks Zemdegs, and Speedcubing Australia
WCA Delegates
Edward Hollingdale and Nathan Seeto
Contact

Speedcubing Australia

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Information

This competition will run between 8:30am and 6:45pm.

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Events
Competitors
111
Registration period

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Registration requirements
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There is a competitor limit of 120 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $22 (Australian Dollar).
If your registration is cancelled before you will be refunded a 100% of your registration fee.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.
Spectators can attend for free.

Upon registering you will receive an email stating “Your registration for Cool Down Sydney 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 support@speedcubing.org.au. All competitors still on the waiting list after the 4th of February will be removed .

To receive a refund you must email the organisational team support@speedcubing.org.au before the 4th of February. 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.

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Feliks Zemdegs 5.47 6.34 Australia 9.855.675.476.876.48
6x6x6 Cube Feliks Zemdegs 1:25.64 1:26.36 Australia 1:26.481:26.951:25.64
3x3x3 Blindfolded Jack Cai 20.51 22.40 Australia 24.9421.7620.51
3x3x3 One-Handed Feliks Zemdegs 8.70 10.99 Australia 11.1110.0211.848.70DNF
Megaminx Feliks Zemdegs 37.21 39.30 Australia 39.7039.0639.1347.5137.21
Pyraminx Sora Sato 3.68 4.30 Australia 5.264.463.684.114.32
4x4x4 Blindfolded Feliks Zemdegs 6:18.11 DNF Australia DNFDNF6:18.11
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 50 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 2:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 2:00.00
6x6x6 Cube Combined First round Bo1 / Mo3 6:00.00 1 attempt to get < 4:30.00 Top 6 advance to next round
Final Mo3 10:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round Bo3 10:00.00 cumulative * Top 6 advance to next round
Final Bo3 10:00.00 cumulative *
3x3x3 One-Handed Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 1:00.00 2 attempts to get < 35.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00
Megaminx Combined Final Bo2 / Ao5 3:30.00 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
Pyraminx First round Ao5 2:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 2:00.00
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo3 1:00:00.00 total for 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final and 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final **
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final Bo3 1:00:00.00 total for 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final and 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final **

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Schedule for Sunday (February 10, 2019)

From 08:30 AM
To 09:45 AM
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final
Main Room
Format
Bo3
Time limit
1:00:00.00 total for 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final and 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final **
From 08:30 AM
To 09:45 AM
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final
Main Room
Format
Bo3
Time limit
1:00:00.00 total for 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final and 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final **
From 09:15 AM
To 09:45 AM
Registration
Main Room
From 09:45 AM
To 10:00 AM
Tutorial for new competitors
Main Room
From 10:00 AM
To 11:10 AM
Pyraminx First round
Main Room
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 11:10 AM
To 01:00 PM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Main Room
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 50 advance to next round
From 01:00 PM
To 01:40 PM
Lunch
Main Room
From 01:40 PM
To 02:10 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round
Main Room
Format
Bo3
Time limit
10:00.00 cumulative *
Proceed
Top 6 advance to next round
From 02:10 PM
To 03:10 PM
Megaminx Combined Final
Main Room
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
3:30.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
From 03:10 PM
To 04:00 PM
6x6x6 Cube Combined First round
Main Room
Format
Bo1 / Mo3
Time limit
6:00.00
Cutoff
1 attempt to get < 4:30.00
Proceed
Top 6 advance to next round
From 04:00 PM
To 05:00 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed Combined First round
Main Room
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 35.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 05:00 PM
To 05:30 PM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
Main Room
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 05:30 PM
To 05:45 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final
Main Room
Format
Bo3
Time limit
10:00.00 cumulative *
From 05:45 PM
To 06:00 PM
6x6x6 Cube Final
Main Room
Format
Mo3
Time limit
10:00.00
From 06:00 PM
To 06:10 PM
Pyraminx Final
Main Room
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 06:10 PM
To 06:20 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed Final
Main Room
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
From 06:20 PM
To 06:30 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
Main Room
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 06:30 PM
To 06:45 PM
Awards
Main Room

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What time should I arrive at the competition?
You should arrive for registration at 9:30 am, unless you are competing in 4x4 Blindfolded or 5x5 Blindfolded, in which case you should arrive at 8:20 am. Throughout the day 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 Edward Hollingdale, Nathan Seeto and Sebastian Robbins.

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.
Then ask us! We can be reached at support@speedcubing.org.au

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

Important Additional Information for those competing in 4x4 or 5x5 Blindfolded

4x4 Blindfolded and 5x5 Blindfolded will be held at the start of the competition in the main room of the competition. This means it may get quite noisy during the second half of the event as registration begins. We advise competitors bring noise protection, in accordance with the WCA Regulations

We request that those competing in 4x4 Blindfolded or 5x5 Blindfolded arrive promptly between 8:15 and 8:25 so that we can begin at the scheduled start time. We also request that, if possible, competitors bring a friend or family member who is familiar with the process of judging a blindfolded solve. If this is not possible, please let us know to ensure you have a judge so we can start on time.

Please be aware that 4x4 Blindfolded or 5x5 Blindfolded competitors who arrive after 8:40 will not be permitted to compete in these events.

Each round of an event at a WCA competition is typically run in groups. As an example, at Cool Down Sydney 2019, there are 5 different competing groups for 3x3, each scheduled to take approximately 20 minutes.

Competitors are able to access their personal schedules (which indicates their competing groups and group times) via the following link: https://cooldownsydney2019.herokuapp.com/en

Competitors will also receive a printout of their personal schedule upon registration at the competition venue.

We will endeavour to run to schedule for all groups. However, you must be ready to compete at least 20 minutes before you are scheduled. Please be aware that delays may occur throughout the day.

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 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.