Larnaca Open 2019


Date
Jan 12, 2019
City
Larnaca, Cyprus
Venue

American Academy Larnaca

Address
Grigori Afxentiou Avenue, Larnaca, Cyprus 6301
Details

Auditorium

Website
Larnaca Open 2019 website
Organizer
Shamil Magomedov
WCA Delegate
Ron van Bruchem
Contact

Main organizer

Information
Events
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 60 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is €15 (Euro).
If your registration is cancelled before you will be refunded a 90% of your registration fee.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.
Spectators can attend for free.

Please register on the WCA website. Fill in all the required details, with given name and family name, correctly capitalized.

If your registration is not accepted within a few days, probably there is something wrong with your registration. In this case please check your mailbox whether there is a letter from the organization team.
Payment of the registration fee takes place in the venue on the day of the competition.

In the two weeks before the competition you will receive an email with a request to confirm your participation. You need to reply to that email. If we do not receive a reply, we will assume you will not be participating and may decide to remove your registration. Be sure to check your spam box!

Event Round Format Time limit Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 5:00.00 Top 75% advance to next round
Second round Ao5 5:00.00 Top 8 advance to next round
Final Ao5 2:00.00
4x4x4 Cube Final Ao5 5:00.00
Megaminx Final Ao5 4:00.00
Pyraminx Final Ao5 2:00.00
Skewb Final Ao5 2:00.00

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Schedule for Saturday (January 12, 2019)

From 10:05 AM
To 11:00 AM
Registration
Auditorium
From 11:00 AM
To 11:20 AM
Opening
Auditorium
From 11:20 AM
To 12:20 PM
4x4x4 Cube Final
Auditorium
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
5:00.00
From 12:20 PM
To 12:50 PM
Skewb Final
Auditorium
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 12:50 PM
To 01:30 PM
Lunch
Auditorium
From 01:30 PM
To 02:30 PM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Auditorium
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
5:00.00
Proceed
Top 75% advance to next round
From 02:30 PM
To 03:00 PM
Pyraminx Final
Auditorium
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 03:00 PM
To 03:45 PM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
Auditorium
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
5:00.00
Proceed
Top 8 advance to next round
From 03:45 PM
To 04:15 PM
Megaminx Final
Auditorium
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
4:00.00
From 04:20 PM
To 04:50 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
Auditorium
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 04:55 PM
To 05:15 PM
Awards
Auditorium

The competition will be held in auditorium at the American Academy Larnaca.

Food

Food and drinks can be purchased at the academy's cafeteria.

Travel & Parking

The nearest airport is Larnaca International (LCA), about 10 minutes away from campus by car and public transport. Taxi can be a good choice from the airport. Campus parking will be open for all guests.

Partners:
American Academy Larnaca

Prize sponsor:
MoYu Cubes

Media sponsors:
CypRus Events
Night & Day Life in Larnaca Cyprus
CyprusEvents.Net
Larnaca Online

We do still have sponsorship opportunities available. Please contact our competition coordinator Shamil Magomedov (mshamrock@gmail.com) for further information.

For those of you new to cubing, WELCOME!

We wanted to let you know this event is perfectly fine for cubers of ANY age and experience. We just ask you know a couple things before coming to compete...

First, please be familiar with the WCA Regulations, found here:
https://www.worldcubeassociation.org/regulations/

Of course, those regulations contain a lot of legalese, so we have a video made specifically for new cubers, just to show them the basics of competing.
This video will explain most of what any cuber competing for the first time will need to know (highly recommended to watch):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dPL3eV-A0ww&t=2s

If you are stoked to compete and ready to sign up, head over to the registration tab, click register, and fill out the information it asks for. This will help you get set up the WCA's system and one step closer to your first official solve!

Q&A:

Q: Do I use my own cube to compete?
A: YES! You are responsible for your own hardware in order to compete. This means you should bring your own cube, or arrange to borrow a cube from a friend.

Q: What is the normal age of competitors at these events?
A: All ages are welcome, but in general competitors are between 10 and 20 years old. Don't let this stop you though, everyone can and should cube!

Q: What do I do when I walk in?
A: First, show your ID (passport or driver's licence) on the reception desk and get your badge. After that just have fun and hang out with other cubers. We will be calling people up, so just wait for your name to be announced.

Q: Are there age divisions?
A: Nope! All competitors compete together.

Q: Can I have fun at this event?
A: HECK YES! Cubing is amazing, and we sincerely hope you enjoy the competition!

Prizes will be provided by MoYu Cube.

Place 3x3x3 - Main prize Second prize
1 AoShi GTS 6x6 Magnetic MoYu Competition Mat
2 MoYu WeiLong GTS3 3x3 Magnetic MoYu Competition Mat
3 MoYu WeiLong GTS2 3x3 Magnetic MoYu Competition Mat
4 Ao Chuang GTS 5x5
5 Weichuang GTS 5x5
6 MoYu WeiLong GTS2 3x3
7 MoYu AoLong GT 3x3
8 MoYu AoLong GT 3x3
9 MoYu TangPo 2x2
10 MoYu WeiPo 2x2
11 MoYu Skewb
12 MoYu Pyraminx
13 MoYu Pyraminx
14 MoYu LingPo 2x2
15 MoYu MF3RS 2 3x3
Youngest cuber MoYu MF3RS 3x3
Youngest cuber MoYu Mirror
Youngest cuber MoYu Windmirror
Place 4x4x4
1 MoYu AoSu 4x4 GTS2
Place Pyraminx
1 MoYu Magnetic Pyraminx
Place Sqewb
1 MoYu Magnetic Skewb
Place Megaminx
1 MoYu AoHun Megaminx

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.