Darwin Open 2019

Dec 7, 2019
Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia

Casuarina Library

17 Bradshaw Terrace, Casuarina NT 0810

Community Room


Speedcubing Australia

Ethan Pride and Speedcubing Australia
WCA Delegates
Edward Hollingdale and Ethan Pride
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Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
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Register for this competition here.
There is a competitor limit of 45 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $20 (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 Darwin Open 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 at support@speedcubing.org.au. All competitors still on the waiting list after 29/11/2019 will be removed.

Refunds will only be issued if we reach the competitor limit
To receive a refund you must email the organisational team at support@speedcubing.org.au before 29/11/2019. Refunds will not be issued after this date for any reason.

Click here to display the highlights of the competition.

Feliks Zemdegs won with an average of 6.41 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Jonathan Charlesworth finished second (8.25) and Lachlan Stephens finished third (9.47).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Feliks Zemdegs 5.67 6.41 Australia 5.789.347.085.676.38
2x2x2 Cube Feliks Zemdegs 2.02 2.49 Australia 2.454.632.552.022.47
4x4x4 Cube Feliks Zemdegs 24.40 25.99 Australia 24.4025.9227.1625.2626.79
5x5x5 Cube Feliks Zemdegs 41.93 44.48 Australia 43.4048.3541.9344.3645.67
6x6x6 Cube Feliks Zemdegs 1:27.20 1:29.64 Australia 1:32.831:28.901:27.20
7x7x7 Cube Feliks Zemdegs 2:00.82 2:07.18 Australia 2:16.572:04.142:00.82
3x3x3 Blindfolded Feliks Zemdegs 1:09.19 DNF Australia DNF1:09.19DNF
3x3x3 One-Handed Feliks Zemdegs 10.58 11.08 Australia 11.7010.5810.9414.6110.59
Megaminx Feliks Zemdegs 34.79 42.77 Australia 43.8241.7642.7244.8434.79
Pyraminx Kyros Tan 4.13 5.19 Singapore
Skewb Ben Wakelin 2.50 4.13 Australia 3.885.222.503.286.45

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What time should I arrive at the competition?
You should arrive for registration at 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 and Edward Hollingdale. They will be happy to help with any questions you may have.

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. Where can I ask other questions?
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.

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++).


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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