Melbourne Summer 2020


Date
Jan 25 - 27, 2020
City
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Venue

Diamond Creek Community Stadium

Address
129-163 Main Hurstbridge Rd, Diamond Creek VIC 3089
Details

Court 3 on Saturday, Courts 1-2 on Sunday

Organizers
Ethan Pride, Kerrie Jarman, and Speedcubing Australia
WCA Delegates
Edward Hollingdale, Ethan Pride, Kerrie Jarman, and Sebastian Robbins
Contact

Speedcubing Australia

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Information

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Events
Main event
Competitors
240
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
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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 250 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $25 (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 Melbourne Summer 2020 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.

Once the competitor limit of 250 has been filled, new registrations will be added to the waitlist, sorted in the order of payment. You must pay the registration fee to be on the waitlist. Waitlisted competitors will only be accepted if an accepted competitors withdraws from the competition. All competitors still on the waitlist after 17/01/2020 will be removed and provided a full refund.

If you can no longer attend, let us know as soon as possible by emailing the organisation team at support@speedcubing.org.au. We often have waiting lists so letting us know you cannot attend, allows us to add another person to the competition. By not telling us, you are denying someone a chance to compete.

To receive a full refund you must email the organisational team at support@speedcubing.org.au before 17/01/2020. Refunds will not be issued after this date for any reason

Highlights
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Feliks Zemdegs won with an average of 7.19 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Tommy Kiprillis finished second (7.78) and Tu Pham finished third (8.26).

Oceanian records: Conor Sullivan‎ Skewb 2.76 (average); Darby Lee‎ Clock 5.54 (single) and Clock 6.27 (average); Feliks Zemdegs‎ 5x5x5 Cube 42.09 (average); Tommy Kiprillis‎ 3x3x3 Fewest Moves 20 (single) and 3x3x3 Fewest Moves 22.67 (average).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Feliks Zemdegs 6.12 7.19 Australia 6.547.876.129.457.17
2x2x2 Cube Andy Gong 1.36 1.65 Australia 1.483.921.901.561.36
4x4x4 Cube Feliks Zemdegs 21.27 24.50 Australia 27.8030.4323.3521.2722.34
5x5x5 Cube Feliks Zemdegs 38.55 42.09 OcR Australia 44.0741.7038.5540.7843.80
6x6x6 Cube Feliks Zemdegs 1:22.84 1:25.38 Australia 1:24.851:28.441:22.84
7x7x7 Cube Feliks Zemdegs 2:01.53 2:02.98 Australia 2:02.222:01.532:05.20
3x3x3 Blindfolded Jack Cai 18.11 21.24 Australia 18.1120.4525.17
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Tommy Kiprillis 20 OcR 22.67 OcR Australia 252023
3x3x3 One-Handed Feliks Zemdegs 9.86 10.99 Australia 10.7412.7611.0211.209.86
Clock Darby Lee 5.54 OcR 6.27 OcR Australia 5.805.547.006.00DNF
Megaminx Feliks Zemdegs 35.13 37.78 Australia 40.4435.1338.7236.5338.10
Pyraminx Junqi Feng (冯骏骐) 1.94 2.66 China 2.121.943.652.902.95
Skewb Dylan Johnston 2.61 3.25 Australia 3.793.115.002.852.61
Square-1 David Epstein 6.18 8.95 Australia 11.3510.957.626.188.27
4x4x4 Blindfolded Jack Cai 2:09.23 DNF Australia DNF4:34.122:09.23
5x5x5 Blindfolded Lennon Hughes 12:45.00 DNF Australia DNFDNF12:45.00
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Lennon Hughes 14/14 51:46 Australia 14/14 51:46
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 100 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 40 advance to next round
Semi Final Ao5 10:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 2:00.00 Top 100 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 2:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 2:00.00
4x4x4 Cube Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 3:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:10.00 Top 25 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 3:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 3:00.00
5x5x5 Cube Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 4:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:50.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 4:00.00
6x6x6 Cube Combined First round Bo1 / Mo3 6:00.00 1 attempt to get < 3:30.00 Top 8 advance to next round
Final Mo3 6:00.00
7x7x7 Cube Combined First round Bo1 / Mo3 10:00.00 1 attempt to get < 6:00.00 Top 8 advance to next round
Final Mo3 10:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round Bo3 10:00.00 cumulative * Top 12 advance to next round
Final Bo3 10:00.00 cumulative *
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final Mo3 1 hour
3x3x3 One-Handed Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 2:00.00 2 attempts to get < 35.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 2:00.00
Clock Combined Final Bo2 / Ao5 2:00.00 2 attempts to get < 20.00
Megaminx Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 4:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:50.00 Top 8 advance to next round
Final Ao5 4:00.00
Pyraminx First round Ao5 2:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 2:00.00
Skewb First round Ao5 1:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00
Square-1 Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 1:00.00 2 attempts to get < 30.00 Top 8 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo3 1:00:00.00 total for 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final and 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final **
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final Bo3 1:00:00.00 total for 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final and 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final **
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final Bo1 10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00

You are viewing the schedule for the venue Diamond Creek Community Stadium.
The schedule is displayed in the timezone Australia/Melbourne.

Schedule for Saturday (January 25, 2020)

From 08:50 AM
To 10:00 AM
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final (Attempt 1)
Stage 3 (Court 3)
Format
Mo3
Time limit
1 hour
From 10:15 AM
To 11:15 AM
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final (Attempt 2)
Stage 3 (Court 3)
Format
Mo3
Time limit
1 hour
From 11:30 AM
To 12:30 PM
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final (Attempt 3)
Stage 3 (Court 3)
Format
Mo3
Time limit
1 hour
From 12:30 PM
To 01:30 PM
Lunch
Stage 3 (Court 3)
From 01:30 PM
To 02:30 PM
6x6x6 Cube Combined First round
Stage 3 (Court 3)
Format
Bo1 / Mo3
Time limit
6:00.00
Cutoff
1 attempt to get < 3:30.00
Proceed
Top 8 advance to next round
From 01:30 PM
To 01:45 PM
Judging tutorial for non-cubers
Stage 3 (Court 3)
From 02:30 PM
To 03:30 PM
7x7x7 Cube Combined First round
Stage 3 (Court 3)
Format
Bo1 / Mo3
Time limit
10:00.00
Cutoff
1 attempt to get < 6:00.00
Proceed
Top 8 advance to next round
From 03:30 PM
To 04:30 PM
Megaminx Combined First round
Stage 3 (Court 3)
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
4:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:50.00
Proceed
Top 8 advance to next round
From 04:30 PM
To 05:15 PM
Clock Combined Final
Stage 3 (Court 3)
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 20.00
From 05:15 PM
To 06:15 PM
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final
Stage 3 (Court 3)
Format
Bo3
Time limit
1:00:00.00 total for 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final and 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final **
From 05:15 PM
To 06:15 PM
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final
Stage 3 (Court 3)
Format
Bo3
Time limit
1:00:00.00 total for 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final and 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final **

Schedule for Sunday (January 26, 2020)

From 08:30 AM
To 09:00 AM
Registration
Stage 1 (Courts 1-2)
From 09:00 AM
To 09:15 AM
Tutorial for new competitors
Stage 1 (Courts 1-2)
From 09:00 AM
To 09:15 AM
Judging tutorial for non-cubers
Stage 1 (Courts 1-2)
From 09:15 AM
To 10:35 AM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Stage 1 (Courts 1-2)
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 100 advance to next round
From 09:15 AM
To 10:35 AM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Stage 2 (Courts 1-2)
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 100 advance to next round
From 10:35 AM
To 11:35 AM
2x2x2 Cube First round
Stage 1 (Courts 1-2)
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 100 advance to next round
From 10:35 AM
To 11:35 AM
2x2x2 Cube First round
Stage 2 (Courts 1-2)
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 100 advance to next round
From 11:35 AM
To 12:20 PM
Pyraminx First round
Stage 1 (Courts 1-2)
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 11:35 AM
To 12:20 PM
Pyraminx First round
Stage 2 (Courts 1-2)
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 12:20 PM
To 01:20 PM
Lunch
Stage 1 (Courts 1-2)
From 01:20 PM
To 02:05 PM
Skewb First round
Stage 1 (Courts 1-2)
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 01:20 PM
To 02:05 PM
Skewb First round
Stage 2 (Courts 1-2)
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 02:05 PM
To 03:15 PM
4x4x4 Cube Combined First round
Stage 1 (Courts 1-2)
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
3:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:10.00
Proceed
Top 25 advance to next round
From 02:05 PM
To 03:15 PM
4x4x4 Cube Combined First round
Stage 2 (Courts 1-2)
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
3:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:10.00
Proceed
Top 25 advance to next round
From 03:00 PM
To 03:30 PM
Multiblind Puzzle Submission
Stage 1 (Courts 1-2)
From 03:15 PM
To 04:00 PM
Square-1 Combined First round
Stage 1 (Courts 1-2)
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 30.00
Proceed
Top 8 advance to next round
From 03:15 PM
To 04:00 PM
Square-1 Combined First round
Stage 2 (Courts 1-2)
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 30.00
Proceed
Top 8 advance to next round
From 04:00 PM
To 05:45 PM
Mystery Event
Stage 1 (Courts 1-2)
From 05:45 PM
To 07:00 PM
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final (Attempt 1)
Stage 1 (Courts 1-2)
Format
Bo1
Time limit
10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00
From 05:45 PM
To 07:00 PM
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final (Attempt 1)
Stage 2 (Courts 1-2)
Format
Bo1
Time limit
10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00

Schedule for Monday (January 27, 2020)

From 08:30 AM
To 09:10 AM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
Stage 1 (Courts 1-2)
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 40 advance to next round
From 08:30 AM
To 09:10 AM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
Stage 2 (Courts 1-2)
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 40 advance to next round
From 09:10 AM
To 09:40 AM
2x2x2 Cube Second round
Stage 1 (Courts 1-2)
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 09:10 AM
To 09:40 AM
2x2x2 Cube Second round
Stage 2 (Courts 1-2)
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 09:40 AM
To 10:35 AM
3x3x3 One-Handed Combined First round
Stage 1 (Courts 1-2)
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 35.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 09:40 AM
To 10:35 AM
3x3x3 One-Handed Combined First round
Stage 2 (Courts 1-2)
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 35.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 10:35 AM
To 11:35 AM
5x5x5 Cube Combined First round
Stage 1 (Courts 1-2)
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
4:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:50.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 10:35 AM
To 11:35 AM
5x5x5 Cube Combined First round
Stage 2 (Courts 1-2)
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
4:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:50.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 11:35 AM
To 12:20 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round
Stage 1 (Courts 1-2)
Format
Bo3
Time limit
10:00.00 cumulative *
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 11:35 AM
To 12:20 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round
Stage 2 (Courts 1-2)
Format
Bo3
Time limit
10:00.00 cumulative *
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 12:20 PM
To 01:15 PM
Lunch
Stage 1 (Courts 1-2)
From 01:15 PM
To 01:45 PM
4x4x4 Cube Second round
Stage 1 (Courts 1-2)
Format
Ao5
Time limit
3:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 01:15 PM
To 01:45 PM
4x4x4 Cube Second round
Stage 2 (Courts 1-2)
Format
Ao5
Time limit
3:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 01:45 PM
To 02:15 PM
3x3x3 Cube Semi Final
Stage 1 (Courts 1-2)
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 02:15 PM
To 02:40 PM
Megaminx Final
Stage 1 (Courts 1-2)
Format
Ao5
Time limit
4:00.00
From 02:40 PM
To 03:00 PM
Square-1 Final
Stage 1 (Courts 1-2)
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
From 03:00 PM
To 03:15 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final
Stage 1 (Courts 1-2)
Format
Bo3
Time limit
10:00.00 cumulative *
From 03:15 PM
To 03:40 PM
7x7x7 Cube Final
Stage 1 (Courts 1-2)
Format
Mo3
Time limit
10:00.00
From 03:40 PM
To 04:00 PM
6x6x6 Cube Final
Stage 1 (Courts 1-2)
Format
Mo3
Time limit
6:00.00
From 04:00 PM
To 04:20 PM
5x5x5 Cube Final
Stage 1 (Courts 1-2)
Format
Ao5
Time limit
4:00.00
From 04:20 PM
To 04:40 PM
4x4x4 Cube Final
Stage 1 (Courts 1-2)
Format
Ao5
Time limit
3:00.00
From 04:40 PM
To 04:55 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed Final
Stage 1 (Courts 1-2)
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 04:55 PM
To 05:10 PM
Pyraminx Final
Stage 1 (Courts 1-2)
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 05:10 PM
To 05:25 PM
Skewb Final
Stage 1 (Courts 1-2)
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
From 05:25 PM
To 05:40 PM
2x2x2 Cube Final
Stage 1 (Courts 1-2)
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 05:40 PM
To 05:55 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
Stage 1 (Courts 1-2)
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 05:55 PM
To 06:10 PM
Packup
Stage 1 (Courts 1-2)
From 06:10 PM
To 06:40 PM
Awards
Stage 1 (Courts 1-2)

Mystery Event

On Sunday night we will be holding a fun filled mystery event! You will only need to know how to solve a 3x3x3 cube and to do 3x3x3 Blindfolded. Please email Ethan if you have questions about your eligibility.

To participate you must send an email to Ethan Registration for the mystery event will close on 17/01/2020.

There will be a limit of 32 competitors and there will be great prizes on offer.

Travel

By car

The competition venue is located at Community Bank Stadium, 129-163 Main Hurstbridge Rd, Diamond Creek VIC 3089.

By Train

Take a Hurstbridge line train and get off at Diamond Creek. This is a 5 minute walk to the venue.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What time should I arrive at the competition?
Not all competitors are required on the first competition day, Saturday 25th. It is important to look at the schedule and identify your first event. If you are a new competitor you should arrive for registration at 8.30am Sunday, followed by a new competitor tutorial at 9am. You should be at the venue ready to compete 30 minutes before you are scheduled to compete. 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 WCA Live - 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, Kerrie Jarman and Sebastian Robbins, 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

Live results will be provided via WCA Live. 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

Event Groups

  • We are using pre-allocated groups. Within a round of an event there may be multiple groups of competitors.
  • You can find your personal schedule and a list of all groups here.
  • Each competitor will also receive a print out of this schedule at registration.
  • While we will endeavour to run to schedule for all groups, you must be ready to compete 20 minutes before the scheduled time for your group. Please also be aware that delays may occur throughout the weekend.

First time competitors

  • Bring some form of ID for registration.
  • If you are NOT competing under Australia, please also bring your passport or proof of citizenship.
  • Ensure you are familiar with the WCA Regulations. You can also watch this guide for first time competitors.
  • All competitors are required to bring their own puzzles for all events they are competiting in.
  • The new competitor tutorial is at 9:00am on Sunday 26th.

Judging

  • This is a very large competition, we will need a lot of support from judges over the weekend.
  • We will be running two dedicated judging tutorial sessions for anyone who would like to be involved in the competition but has no cubing experience. The tutorial has been designed specifically for non-cubers and will answer any questions you have and to show you how easy it is to get involved. We will have one session on Saturday straight after lunch at 1.30pm and again at 9am Sunday morning - the same time as the new competitor tutorial.
  • It is expected that ALL competitors will make themselves available to assist in judging the competition (as per Regulation 1e2) . Please make sure you are familiar with the process of solving and judging. If you need a refresher, please come to the judging tutorial or speak to your delegates - Ethan, Kerrie, Seb or Edward.

Mystery Event

On Sunday afternoon we will be holding a Mystery Event. This promises to be very entertaining for spectators and the 32 competitors that have signed up. Come along and join in the fun!

Information for all Competitors

  • This is a 3 day competition, with less popular events scheduled on Saturday 25th (Day 1). You are not required to attend unless you have events scheduled on Saturday (although you are more than welcome to come along and spectate and/or judge). Registration for all other competitors will begin at 8:30am Sunday 26th.
  • There will be very limited seating for spectators on Saturday 25th (Day 1). We ask that spectators bring a camp chair or similar.
  • No flash photography under any circumstance within the venue. It is extremely distracting for competitors.
  • ALL competitors will receive a new special edition lanyard at this competition, you do not need to bring your regular lanyard.
  • We will be recycling the nametag plastic sleeves, please leave unwanted plastic sleeves at the collection box at the registration desk.
  • We will be sharing the venue with basketballers over the weekend, it is expected that the car park will get congested.  The venue has advised there is plenty of untimed parking in the surrounding streets, and ask that you please be mindful of the local residents. 
  • There are thousands of puzzles at these events, make sure to keep yours together so you don't lose them! Keeping them in a bag and looking after it at all times is recommended. If you do lose a puzzle, please speak to us at the event or email us, it is possible someone has handed it in to us.
  • For your reference, the full competition schedule can be found here.
  • Results on the day will be uploaded to WCA Live.

If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to us at support@speedcubing.org.au. We look forward to seeing you at the competition!

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.