December Series: Kensington 2021


Date
Dec 19, 2021
City
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Venue

Kensington Town Hall

Address
30-34 Bellair St, Kensington, VIC
Details

Main Hall

Contact

Speedcubing Australia

Organizers
Kerrie Jarman and Speedcubing Australia
WCA Delegates
David Edwards, Ethan Pride, Kerrie Jarman, and Patrick Kleverlaan
Download all the competition's details as PDF here.
Information

This is a series competition with Geelong says So-Long 2021. You may register for ONLY ONE competition in the series. If you register for both, your registration will only be accepted for one of the competitions. Please note that each competition has a different set of events.

If you feel sick, stay at home. If you are exhibiting cold or flu-like symptoms consistent with COVID-19, you will not be permitted in the venue. We are not responsible for any illness you may contract from the competition.

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Events
Main event
Number of times bookmarked
24
Registration period

Online registration opened and will close .

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 100 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $15 (Australian Dollar).
The registration fee has to be paid through Stripe here once registered.
If your registration is cancelled before you will be refunded 100% of your registration fee.
Registrants on the waiting list may be accepted onto the competitor list until .
If you are a registered competitor you may change your registered events until by contacting the organization team.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.


Payment:

Upon registering you will receive an email stating “Your registration for Kensington 2021 is submitted and pending approval”. This does NOT mean that you are on the registration list. Competitors will not be approved until payment has been made.

Please ensure you have paid the registration fees via Stripe on the register page. Your registration is not complete and will not be processed until you have paid the $15 registration fee. Contact the organisational team if you encounter an issue.

Waiting List:

  • Once the competitor limit of 100 has filled, the waiting list will be opened.
  • You must pay the $15 registration fee to be added to the waiting list.
  • New registrations will be added to a waitlist and sorted in the order of payment.
  • Waitlisted competitors will only be added to the competition if an existing competitors withdraws.
  • If you do not move off the waitlist you will be provided with a full refund.
  • You may enquire about your position on the waiting list by contacting the organisational team.

Deleting Registration/Refunds:

  • If you can no longer make the competition you may request a refund.
  • Withdrawing enables us to maximise attendance and for competitors on the waiting list to attend.
  • To receive a full refund you must contact the organisational team by 12/12/2021.
  • Refunds will only be issued after this date if you are feeling unwell with COVID-19 symptoms or are awaiting a COVID test and can no longer attend the competition.

You may change the events you are registered for here by 12/12/2021. After this date it is not possible to add events. It is also acceptable to not show up for any event you do not wish to compete in.

COVID requirements:

  • Proof of vaccination (COVID-19 digital certificate) will be required upon entry for all competitors and guests above 12 years and 2 months. Proof of vaccination will only be accepted via Services Victoria app or mygov documentation. Find out how you can get your COVID-19 digital certificate here.
  • Face masks are strongly recommended for all competitors and guests
  • All competitors and guests must check-in using the QR code
  • Competitors are requested to bring only one guest / spectator
  • If you feel sick, stay at home. If you are exhibiting cold or flu-like symptoms consistent with COVID-19, you will not be permitted in the venue.

Communications from us:

  • There will be important messages from the organisational team regarding your registration. Please ensure you whitelist our domain speedcubing.org.au in your email program.
Event Round Format Time limit Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 5:00.00 Top 24 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 5:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 5:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 2:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 2:00.00
Pyraminx First round Ao5 2:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 2:00.00
Skewb First round Ao5 2:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 2:00.00

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Schedule for Sunday (December 19, 2021)

From 08:30 AM
To 09:20 AM
Registration
Main Hall
From 09:20 AM
To 09:35 AM
Tutorial for new competitors
Main Hall
From 09:35 AM
To 11:05 AM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Main Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
5:00.00
Proceed
Top 24 advance to next round
From 11:05 AM
To 12:35 PM
2x2x2 Cube First round
Main Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 12:35 PM
To 01:35 PM
Lunch
Main Hall
From 01:35 PM
To 02:35 PM
Pyraminx First round
Main Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 02:35 PM
To 03:40 PM
Skewb First round
Main Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 03:40 PM
To 04:40 PM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
Main Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
5:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 04:40 PM
To 04:55 PM
Pyraminx Final
Main Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 04:55 PM
To 05:10 PM
Skewb Final
Main Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 05:10 PM
To 05:25 PM
2x2x2 Cube Final
Main Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 05:25 PM
To 05:40 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
Main Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
5:00.00
From 05:40 PM
To 05:55 PM
Packup
Main Hall
From 05:55 PM
To 06:10 PM
Awards
Main Hall

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Can I compete for both Kensington 2021 and Geelong says So-Long 2021?
No. These competitions are a series, meaning that you may only compete in one not both competitions. If you register for both we will only accept the competition that you paid for first. If you wish to swap, please register and pay for the other competition, notify us and we will delete your registration and refund your fees for the original competition.

Q. How can I change my events?
You may change your registered events on the Register tab. All changes must be done by 12/12/2021.

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?
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 Delegates for this competition are David Edwards, Kerrie Jarman, and Ethan Pride. 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?
The organisational team can answer all your questions.

COVID-19 FAQ

Q. What COVID safety protocols will be in place?
The organisers have put together a COVID safety plan. You may ask to view the plan either before or at the competition.
- Proof of vaccination (COVID-19 digital certificate) will be required upon entry for all competitors and guests above 12 years and 2 months.
- Face masks are strongly recommended for all competitors and guests
- There will be an increased focus on hand hygiene and maintaining social distancing, hand sanitiser will be available throughout the venue.
- There will be an increased cleaning regime.
- Competitors are requested to bring only one guest.

You MUST NOT attend if you are:
- unwell with any COVID symptoms
- been directed to isolate by the Department of Health
- awaiting the results of a COVID-19 test

Q. Will there be an attendee limit at this competition?
The venue has have a maximum number of persons allowed due to COVID safety protocols. We ask that competitors only bring one guest.

Q. Do I have to wear a face mask?
Face masks are strongly recommended for all competitors and guests

Q. Can I bring my own face mask and/or hand sanitiser?
Yes, it is recommended that you bring your own face mask and hand sanitiser. Hand sanitiser will be provided at the venue.

Q. Can I still borrow some one else's puzzles?
We advise against sharing of puzzles.
Please make sure your puzzles are legal for competition, especially for events such as 3x3 blindfolded (no logos!). All of the information regarding cube legality can be found in the WCA Regulations. If you are unsure about this please don't hesitate to contact the organisers with any questions.

Q. Where can I ask other questions?
Please contact the organisational team.

Live Results

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

Travel

By Car

The competition venue is located at 30-34 Bellair St, Kensington VIC 3031. (Limited parking available. Please be mindful of local traffic.)

By Train

Newmarket Station (Craigieburn Line) is 300m away.

By Tram

Route 57 to West Marybyrnong: Newmarket Plaza/Racecourse Rd is 300m away.

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).

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.

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