Hobart Hoedown 2019

Dec 14 - 15, 2019
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

MacKillop Catholic College

Goondi St, Mornington, Tas



Speedcubing Australia

Jode Brewster, Kerrie Jarman, and Speedcubing Australia
WCA Delegates
Ethan Pride and Kerrie Jarman
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Main event
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
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Register for this competition here.
There is a competitor limit of 80 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 Hobart Hoedown 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 05/12/2019 will be removed.

To receive a refund you must email the organisational team at support@speedcubing.org.au before 05/12/2019. Refunds will not be issued after this date for any reason.

Click here to display the highlights of the competition.

Riley Dexter won with an average of 8.04 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Jode Brewster finished second (8.95) and David Epstein finished third (9.34).

Oceanian records: Conor Sullivan‎ Skewb 3.03 (average).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Riley Dexter 7.25 8.04 Australia 7.868.307.259.687.97
2x2x2 Cube David Epstein 1.88 2.32 Australia 1.882.422.542.042.49
4x4x4 Cube Jode Brewster 32.91 36.32 Australia 33.3340.49DNF32.9135.13
5x5x5 Cube Jode Brewster 1:09.68 1:11.81 Australia 1:10.951:18.441:09.681:13.751:10.73
3x3x3 Blindfolded Jode Brewster 1:11.87 DNF Australia DNF1:25.761:11.87
3x3x3 One-Handed Benjamin Warry 14.21 16.06 Australia 17.4814.9414.2115.7623.71
Clock Jode Brewster 7.66 7.83 Australia 7.747.977.787.668.83
Megaminx Jode Brewster 54.75 56.76 Australia 58.031:06.1654.7556.2955.97
Pyraminx Emmet Hobbs 2.87 3.44 Australia 4.963.172.873.883.28
Skewb Conor Sullivan 2.79 4.16 Australia 3.813.962.794.705.58
Square-1 David Epstein 8.22 9.91 Australia 8.8010.638.2211.3210.29
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Anthony Rochester 7/10 49:50 Australia 7/10 49:50
3x3x3 With Feet Jode Brewster 57.43 1:04.41 Australia 1:03.371:06.611:07.431:03.2557.43


By car

The competition venue is located at Goondi St, Mornington 7018. A small carpark is accessible via Currajong St, and plenty of parking along the roads

By Bus

To go from Airport to Hobart (main city): https://www.skybus.com.au/hobart-express/

To go from Hobart to Mackillop:



Hobart Airport hotel: https://www.travelodge.com.au/hotel/hobart-airport/

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What time should I arrive at the competition?
You should arrive for registration at 8.45am. 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?
Your times will be uploaded to cubecomps.com - 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 Ethan Pride

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).


The result to beat to proceed to the second phase of a cutoff round (see Regulation 9g).


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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