Going to The Gong 2020


Date
Feb 16, 2020
City
Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
Venue

St Joesph's Catholic Primary School

Address
48-50 Park Road, Bulli NSW 2516
Details

School Hall

Organizers
Christina Druery and Speedcubing Australia
WCA Delegate
Nathan Seeto
Contact

Speedcubing Australia

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Information

We are pleased to be hosting the first ever WCA competition in Wollongong! The competition will run from 9 am to 5 pm.

Contact us
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Events
Main event
Competitors
70
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
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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 80 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $10 (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.
Spectators can attend for free.

Upon registering you will receive an email stating “Your registration for Going to The Gong 2020 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 the 7th of February will be removed.

To receive a refund you must email the organisational team at support@speedcubing.org.au before the 7th of February. Refunds will not be issued after this date for any reason.

Registration fee includes GST

Highlights
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Taine Cassar won with an average of 9.06 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Loic Chiang finished second (9.16) and Sora Sato finished third (9.41).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Taine Cassar 8.79 9.06 Australia 8.799.508.8312.898.86
2x2x2 Cube Dylan Johnston 2.04 2.37 Australia 2.472.562.042.072.85
4x4x4 Cube Justin He 27.38 34.21 Australia 27.3835.1630.8538.8536.62
3x3x3 Blindfolded Jonathan Kaliffe 1:11.32 2:32.40 Australia 1:11.351:11.325:14.53
3x3x3 One-Handed Jonathan Kaliffe 13.99 16.00 Australia 18.3113.9916.6914.3216.99
Pyraminx Sora Sato 3.17 3.94 Australia 4.124.305.633.413.17
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 8 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 1:00.00 Top 8 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00
4x4x4 Cube Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 4:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00 Top 8 advance to next round
Final Ao5 4:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3 10:00.00 cumulative *
3x3x3 One-Handed Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 2:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00 Top 8 advance to next round
Final Ao5 2:00.00
Pyraminx Final Ao5 1:30.00

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Schedule for Sunday (February 16, 2020)

From 08:45 AM
To 09:15 AM
Registration
School Hall
From 09:15 AM
To 09:30 AM
Tutorial for new competitors
School Hall
From 09:30 AM
To 10:30 AM
3x3x3 Cube First round
School Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 40 advance to next round
From 10:30 AM
To 11:40 AM
4x4x4 Cube Combined First round
School Hall
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
4:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
Proceed
Top 8 advance to next round
From 11:40 AM
To 12:25 PM
Pyraminx Final
School Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:30.00
From 12:25 PM
To 01:25 PM
Lunch
School Hall
From 12:25 PM
To 01:00 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final
School Hall
Format
Bo3
Time limit
10:00.00 cumulative *
From 01:25 PM
To 02:10 PM
2x2x2 Cube First round
School Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Proceed
Top 8 advance to next round
From 02:10 PM
To 03:10 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed Combined First round
School Hall
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
Proceed
Top 8 advance to next round
From 03:10 PM
To 03:45 PM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
School Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 8 advance to next round
From 03:45 PM
To 04:00 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed Final
School Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 04:00 PM
To 04:15 PM
2x2x2 Cube Final
School Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
From 04:15 PM
To 04:30 PM
4x4x4 Cube Final
School Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
4:00.00
From 04:30 PM
To 04:45 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
School Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 04:45 PM
To 05:00 PM
Awards
School Hall

Travel

By Train

The closest station is Bulli station. The venue is a 5 minute walk from the station.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What time should I arrive at the competition?
You should arrive for registration at 8:45am on the day of your first event. 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 next 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 Delegate for this competition is Nathan Seeto, 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 will be provided via WCALive. It may take up to an hour between times being set and them appearing online.

The first rounds of all events 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 while you can find an individual card with your groups here. Each competitor will be provided with a printed copy of their invididual group numbers at registration.

Throughout the competition we will also need judges, runners and scramblers. Do not hesitate to ask if you can be helpful in some way! If you have any questions about the groups please email us at support@speedcubing.org.au

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.