German Open 2020


Date
Apr 25 - 26, 2020
City
Gütersloh, Germany
Venue

Janusz Korczak Gesamtschule

Address
Schledebrückstr. 170, 33334 Gütersloh
Details

Back building (enter by the schoolyard)

Organizers
Laura Ohrndorf and Sébastien Auroux
WCA Delegates
Laura Ohrndorf and Sébastien Auroux
Contact

German Open Organizers

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Information

In 2004, the first official German speedcubing competition was held: German Open 2004. The German Open have been held every year since so that the German Open 2020 already represent the 17th edition of this traditional competition series! We would be happy if you'd join us and we hope you will enjoy the competition and have fun!

Events
Main event
Number of times bookmarked
26
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 €10 (Euro).
If your registration is cancelled before you will be refunded 50% of your registration fee.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.
Spectators can attend paying an entry fee of €5 (Euro).

ENGLISH

Competitors must register in advance. To register for this competition, complete the following two steps:

  1. Fill and submit the registration form.
  2. Pay the registration fee of 10 Euro by clicking on this link and proceed with the payment via Paypal. Please enter the name of the competitor in the final step of the payment procedure.

Competitors may request changes to their registration (adding or removing events) by email only before registration closes. Registered competitors may also cancel their registration and will get 50% refund if done at least one week before registration closes.

If the competitor limit is reached, further registrations will be put on a waiting list. Once registered competitors cancel their registration, people on the waiting list will be accepted first come, first serve until registration closes. Afterwards, no further competitors will be accepted and everyone on the waiting list who did not make it will receive a full refund.

Guests do not need to register in advance. The entrance fee for guests of 5 euro per day must be paid on-site.

GERMAN

Teilnehmer müssen sich vorab anmelden. Um dich für die Competition anzumelden, musst du die folgenden zwei Schritte abschließen:

  1. Fülle das Anmeldeformular aus und schicke es ab.
  2. Zahle die Anmeldegebühr in Höhe von 10 Euro via PayPal indem du hier klickst. Bitte gib den Namen des Teilnehmers im letzten Schritt der Zahlungsprozedur an und schließe diese ab.

Teilnehmer können bis zum Ende des Anmeldezeitraums eine Änderung ihrer Anmeldung (d.h. Hinzufügen und Entfernen von Events) per E-Mail anfragen. Angemeldete Teilnehmer können ihre Anmeldung stornieren und erhalten bis eine Woche vor dem Ende des Anmeldezeitraums 50% der Anmeldegebühr rückerstattet.

Wenn das Teilnehmerlimit erreicht wird, werden weitere Anmeldungen auf eine Warteliste gesetzt. Bis zum Ende des Anmeldezeitraums rücken Personen auf der Warteliste in Reihefolge ihrer Anmeldung nach, sobald ein angemeldeter Teilnehmer seine Anmeldung storniert. Danach werden keine weiteren Anmeldungen akzeptiert und Teilnehmer, die sich noch auf der Warteliste befinden, erhalten eine volle Rückerstattung der Teilnahmegebühren.

Gäste: Der Eintrittspreis beträgt 5 Euro pro Tag mit Barzahlung vor Ort. Eine separate Registrierung für Gäste ist nicht notwendig.

Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 4:00.00 Top 75% advance to next round
Second round Ao5 2:00.00 Top 10 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 1:00.00 Top 48 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00
4x4x4 Cube Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 4:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:30.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 2:00.00
5x5x5 Cube Combined Final Bo2 / Ao5 6:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:15.00
6x6x6 Cube Combined Final Bo1 / Mo3 10:00.00 1 attempt to get < 4:00.00
7x7x7 Cube Combined Final Bo1 / Mo3 10:00.00 1 attempt to get < 6:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round Bo3 10:00.00 cumulative * Top 16 advance to next round
Final Bo3 8:00.00 cumulative *
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final Bo1 1 hour
3x3x3 One-Handed Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 2:00.00 2 attempts to get < 45.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00
Clock Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 1:00.00 2 attempts to get < 15.00 Top 10 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00
Megaminx Combined Final Bo2 / Ao5 5:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
Pyraminx Final Ao5 1:00.00
Skewb Final Ao5 1:00.00
Square-1 First round Ao5 2:00.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo3 1:00:00.00 total for 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final and 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final **
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final Bo3 1:00:00.00 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 Saturday (April 25, 2020)

From 08:40 AM
To 09:00 AM
Registration
Back building (enter by the schoolyard)
From 09:00 AM
To 10:05 AM
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final (Attempt 1)
Back building (enter by the schoolyard)
Format
Bo1
Time limit
1 hour
From 10:05 AM
To 11:20 AM
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final
Back building (enter by the schoolyard)
Format
Bo3
Time limit
1:00:00.00 total for 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final and 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final **
From 10:05 AM
To 11:20 AM
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final
Back building (enter by the schoolyard)
Format
Bo3
Time limit
1:00:00.00 total for 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final and 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final **
From 11:20 AM
To 12:20 PM
7x7x7 Cube Combined Final
Back building (enter by the schoolyard)
Format
Bo1 / Mo3
Time limit
10:00.00
Cutoff
1 attempt to get < 6:00.00
From 11:20 AM
To 11:40 AM
Puzzle Submission for 3x3x3 Multi-Blind
Back building (enter by the schoolyard)
From 12:20 PM
To 01:00 PM
Clock Combined First round
Back building (enter by the schoolyard)
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 15.00
Proceed
Top 10 advance to next round
From 01:00 PM
To 01:30 PM
Lunch
Back building (enter by the schoolyard)
From 01:30 PM
To 02:35 PM
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final (Attempt 1)
Back building (enter by the schoolyard)
Format
Bo1
Time limit
10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00
From 02:35 PM
To 02:55 PM
Tutorial for new competitors
Back building (enter by the schoolyard)
From 02:55 PM
To 03:45 PM
Megaminx Combined Final
Back building (enter by the schoolyard)
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
5:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
From 03:45 PM
To 04:30 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round
Back building (enter by the schoolyard)
Format
Bo3
Time limit
10:00.00 cumulative *
Proceed
Top 16 advance to next round
From 04:30 PM
To 05:10 PM
Square-1 First round
Back building (enter by the schoolyard)
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 16 advance to next round
From 05:10 PM
To 05:55 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed Combined First round
Back building (enter by the schoolyard)
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 45.00
Proceed
Top 16 advance to next round
From 05:55 PM
To 06:15 PM
Clock Final
Back building (enter by the schoolyard)
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
From 06:15 PM
To 06:30 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final
Back building (enter by the schoolyard)
Format
Bo3
Time limit
8:00.00 cumulative *
From 06:30 PM
To 06:50 PM
Square-1 Final
Back building (enter by the schoolyard)
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
From 06:50 PM
To 07:05 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed Final
Back building (enter by the schoolyard)
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
From 07:05 PM
To 08:00 PM
6x6x6 Cube Combined Final
Back building (enter by the schoolyard)
Format
Bo1 / Mo3
Time limit
10:00.00
Cutoff
1 attempt to get < 4:00.00

Schedule for Sunday (April 26, 2020)

From 08:40 AM
To 09:00 AM
Registration
Back building (enter by the schoolyard)
From 09:00 AM
To 10:10 AM
5x5x5 Cube Combined Final
Back building (enter by the schoolyard)
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
6:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 2:15.00
From 10:10 AM
To 10:30 AM
Tutorial for new competitors
Back building (enter by the schoolyard)
From 10:30 AM
To 11:30 AM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Back building (enter by the schoolyard)
Format
Ao5
Time limit
4:00.00
Proceed
Top 75% advance to next round
From 11:30 AM
To 12:15 PM
Skewb Final
Back building (enter by the schoolyard)
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
From 12:15 PM
To 01:20 PM
4x4x4 Cube Combined First round
Back building (enter by the schoolyard)
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
4:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:30.00
Proceed
Top 16 advance to next round
From 01:20 PM
To 01:50 PM
Lunch
Back building (enter by the schoolyard)
From 01:50 PM
To 02:45 PM
2x2x2 Cube First round
Back building (enter by the schoolyard)
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Proceed
Top 48 advance to next round
From 02:45 PM
To 03:30 PM
Pyraminx Final
Back building (enter by the schoolyard)
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
From 03:30 PM
To 04:25 PM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
Back building (enter by the schoolyard)
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 10 advance to next round
From 04:25 PM
To 04:45 PM
4x4x4 Cube Final
Back building (enter by the schoolyard)
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 04:45 PM
To 05:15 PM
2x2x2 Cube Final
Back building (enter by the schoolyard)
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
From 05:15 PM
To 05:45 PM
Clean-Up & Awards
Back building (enter by the schoolyard)
From 05:45 PM
To 06:15 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
Back building (enter by the schoolyard)
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00

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Newcomer information

If this is your first WCA competition, please pay attention to the following:

  • According to Regulation 2e), all newcomers are required to bring some form of identification document that shows name, citizenship and date of birth.
  • All newcomers are urgently asked to attend the Competitors-&Judging-Tutorial on Saturday and/or Sunday (see schedule).
  • Every competitor should have read the official WCA regulations at least once before attending the competition! In addition, a more condensed version of the important regulations can be found at the WCA Competition Tutorial.
  • Don't be afraid: there will also be time to test the equipment (for example the official timing device, the Stackmat timer) and discuss the rules if you have questions at the competition.
  • If you have urgent questions before the competition, please feel free to contact the competition organizers.

 

Deutsch

Informationen für Neulinge

Falls dies dein erstes WCA Turnier sein sollte, beachte bitte die folgenden Punkte:

  • Alle Neulinge sind dazu verpflichtet ein Ausweisdokument an der Anmeldung vor zu zeigen (Regulation 2e)). Aus dem Dokument müssen Name, Nationalität und Geburtsdatum hervorgehen.
  • Alle Neulinge sind eindringlich gebeten, am Competitors-&Judging-Tutorial am Samstag und/oder Sonntag (siehe Zeitplan) teilzunehmen.
  • Jeder Teilnehmer sollte bereits vor der Meisterschaft mindestens einmal die offiziellen Regeln der WCA gelesen haben. Zusätzlich ist ein Blick in unsere Teilnehmer-Anleitung sowie das WCA Competition Tutorial mehr als ratsam für alle Neulinge!
  • Keine Angst: während des Turniers besteht die Möglichkeit, sich mit dem offiziellen Equipment (Stackmat-Timer) vertraut zu machen und Fragen aller Art zu stellen.
  • Bei wichtigen Fragen vor dem Turnier kannst du dich gerne an das Organisationsteam wenden.

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.