Northern Lights Coimbatore Cube Open 2023
- May 27 - 28, 2023
- Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
Northern Lights Academy
- 3A, Kothari Layout , Trichy Road , Ramanathapuram , Coimbatore
- Organization team
- Chennai Cubing Club, Mohamed Arif, and Prabu Karthiek
- WCA Delegate
- Arun Kannan
- Download all the competition's details as PDF .
- Kindly bring your ID card while entering the campus.
- If you're participating in a WCA competition for first time or unaware of competition rules, make sure that you attend the tutorial session.
- Participants must bring their own cubes.
- 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 120 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is ₹600 (Indian Rupee).
Registration fees won't be refunded under any circumstance.
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.
Any spectator can attend for free.
Steps to complete Online registration
Step 1 - Register here by selecting the events you want to participate in.
Step 2 - Make the payment using any of the following payment methods available in https://imjo.in/EMW3BR
Step 3 - Wait up to 48 hours for your registration to be confirmed. Once your registration is confirmed, you will get a confirmation mail and your name will appear in the list of registered competitors
Early Bird offer - INR 600 (If the participant registers and makes the payment on or before 2nd May 2023)
Regular Payment - INR 1000 (If the participant registers and makes the payment after 2nd May 2023)
Upon registering you will receive an email stating “Your registration for Northern Lights Cube Open 2023 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 the below payment method on the register page. Your registration is not complete and will not be processed until you have paid the registration fee.
- If you fail to do online payment before registration closes, you won't be able to participate even if you had registered in WCA.
- You can't change the events once the registration closes.
Click here to display the highlights of the competition.
Kunaal Parekh won with an average of 8.89 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Akhil Vikram finished second (9.13) and Harish Raj Ponkumar finished third (9.58).
|3x3x3 Cube||Kunaal Parekh||6.93||8.89||India||6.93||8.69||8.62||10.50||9.36|
|4x4x4 Cube||Ashvand Sathyajith||35.51||38.83||India||42.60||35.98||35.51||37.91||50.20|
|6x6x6 Cube||Sujai Shakthivel||2:05.26||2:10.48||India||2:12.46||2:05.26||2:13.71|
|7x7x7 Cube||Sujai Shakthivel||2:46.69||2:52.49||India||2:52.40||2:46.69||2:58.39|
|3x3x3 One-Handed||Kunaal Parekh||12.18||12.64||India||13.05||12.34||13.70||12.53||12.18|
|Megaminx||Etta Jaswanth Akhil||58.26||1:01.01||India||1:01.06||58.26||1:03.21||58.76||1:07.57|
|3x3x3 Cube||First round||Ao5||5:00.00||Top 24 advance to next round|
|Second round||Ao5||5:00.00||Top 8 advance to next round|
|2x2x2 Cube||First round||Ao5||2:00.00||Top 16 advance to next round|
|4x4x4 Cube||Final||Bo2 / Ao5||3:30.00||2 attempts to get < 1:15.00|
|6x6x6 Cube||Final||Bo1 / Mo3||10:00.00||1 attempt to get < 4:30.00|
|7x7x7 Cube||Final||Bo1 / Mo3||10:00.00||1 attempt to get < 6:00.00|
|3x3x3 One-Handed||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||2:00.00||2 attempts to get < 40.00||Top 16 advance to next round|
|Megaminx||Final||Bo2 / Ao5||4:00.00||2 attempts to get < 2:00.00|
|Pyraminx||First round||Ao5||1:00.00||Top 16 advance to next round|
|Skewb||Final||Bo2 / Ao5||2:00.00||2 attempts to get < 15.00|
|Square-1||Final||Bo2 / Ao5||2:00.00||2 attempts to get < 45.00|
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Frequently Asked Questions
Q. How can I change my events?
If you want to change or add any additional events, feel free to e-mail us and wait for some time to make the changes.
Q. What time should I arrive at the competition?
You should arrive for registration between 8:30am and 9:00am. You should always be at the venue ready to compete 30 minutes before you are scheduled. Sometimes we run ahead and if you are not available for your group you most likely will not be permitted to join a later group. 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. How can I prepare before the competition day?
Before attending you should have read and understood the WCA regulations. Here is condensed version of the competitor tutorial. . You may also like to watch this helpful competitor guide.
Q. What do I need to bring?
You need to bring a puzzle for each event you are signed up to compete in - make sure they are allowed per the WCA regulations.
Participants are not required to bring any timers, All timing equipment is provided by Chennai Cubing Club (C3).
Q. How do I find out if I've progressed to the second round?
Times will be uploaded through the day onto 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 and Organizers for this competition will be wearing White Polo T-Shirts on the competition day, 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 Tamil Nadu?
You can find out about upcoming competitions in Tamil Nadu by following us in our Instagram Page Chennai Cubing Club Instagram.
Q: How do I get a WCA ID?
After official results are posted after the competitions you will receive an email with information on your WCA ID.
Q: I lost a puzzle at the competition, what should I do?
There are hundreds 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 (or anything else), please speak to us at the event or contact the organisational team, it is possible someone has handed it in to us.
Cubix Rube will be on site selling a full range of puzzles and associated accessories
Schedule will be available after the Registration Closes
You can find an individual schedule here. Each competitor will be provided with a printed copy of their individual group assignments at registration.
Throughout the competition we will also need judges, runners and scramblers. All competitiors will need to do some judging at the bare minimum, usually in other groups of your events, the more events you do the more your will need to help out. If you don't know how to help please come and ask, there is almost always something for you to do.
Live results will be provided via WCALive. It may take up to an hour between times being set and them appearing online.
If you reach the time limit during your solve, the judge will stop you and your result will be DNF (see Regulation A1a4).
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.