Northside Spring Saturday 2022


Date
Nov 26, 2022
City
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Venue

Northside Christian College

Address
151 Flockton St Everton Park QLD
Details

College Hall

Contact

Speedcubing Australia

Organizers
Ming Dao Ting and Speedcubing Australia
WCA Delegates
Charlie van Ooran, Conan Mo, Nathan Seeto, and Peri Le Dain
Download all the competition's details as PDF here.
Information

This is a series competition with Northside Spring Sunday 2022. 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.

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Events
Main event
Competitors
113
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
This competition is over, click here to display the registration requirements it used.
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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.
This competition is part of the Northside Spring 2022 Competition Series. Other competitions in this Series are: Note: You can submit a registration for all competitions in a Series, but only one of those registrations can be confirmed and accepted. You will only be allowed to compete in one of the Series competitions!
There is a competitor limit of 120 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $20 (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 on the Register tab.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.
Any spectator can attend for free.

Payment:

Upon registering you will receive an email stating “Your registration for Northside Spring Saturday 2022 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 $20 registration fee. Contact the organisational team if you encounter an issue.

Waiting List:

  • Once the competitor limit of 120 has filled, the waiting list will be opened.
  • You must pay the $20 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.
  • All competitors still on the waiting list after 18/11/2022 will be removed and 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.
  • To receive a full refund you must contact the organisational team by 18/11/2022.
  • Withdrawing enables us to maximise attendance and for competitors on the waiting list to attend.

You may change the events you are registered on the Register tab by 18/11/2022. After this date it is not possible to add further events. It is also acceptable to not show up for any event you do not wish to compete in.

COVID requirements:

  • This competition will comply with the QLD Government requirements in place at the time of the competition. Please see the FAQ tab for any COVID requirements, which may change closer to the competition.
Highlights
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Toby Seufert won with an average of 7.36 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Charlie Eggins finished second (8.44) and Nicholas Paul finished third (8.75).

World records: Guanbo Wang (王冠博)‎ 2x2x2 Cube 0.47 (single).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Toby Seufert 6.64 7.36 Australia 10.068.087.166.646.84
2x2x2 Cube Zac Graham 0.64 2.24 Australia 0.641.673.792.612.43
3x3x3 One-Handed Yibo Wang (王奕博) 10.07 11.77 China 11.2810.0713.0312.2311.79
Megaminx Yibo Wang (王奕博) 39.96 41.70 China 41.0942.7039.9641.3246.18
Square-1 Hayden Ng 7.02 8.16 Australia 8.4310.178.667.407.02
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 5:00.00 Top 60 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 5:00.00 Top 20 advance to next round
Final Ao5 5:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 2:00.00 Top 20 advance to next round
Final Ao5 2:00.00
3x3x3 One-Handed Final Bo2 / Ao5 2:00.00 2 attempts to get < 45.00
Megaminx Final Bo2 / Ao5 4:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
Square-1 Final Bo2 / Ao5 2:00.00 2 attempts to get < 45.00

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Schedule for Saturday (November 26, 2022)

From 08:30 AM
To 09:15 AM
Registration
College Hall
From 09:15 AM
To 09:30 AM
Tutorial for new competitors
College Hall
From 09:30 AM
To 11:05 AM
3x3x3 Cube First round
College Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
5:00.00
Proceed
Top 60 advance to next round
From 11:05 AM
To 12:15 PM
2x2x2 Cube First round
College Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 20 advance to next round
From 12:15 PM
To 02:00 PM
Lunch
College Hall
From 01:10 PM
To 02:00 PM
Unofficial Event
College Hall
From 02:00 PM
To 02:55 PM
Square-1 Final
College Hall
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 45.00
From 02:55 PM
To 03:40 PM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
College Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
5:00.00
Proceed
Top 20 advance to next round
From 03:40 PM
To 04:45 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed Final
College Hall
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 45.00
From 04:45 PM
To 05:40 PM
Megaminx Final
College Hall
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
4:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
From 05:40 PM
To 06:00 PM
2x2x2 Cube Final
College Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 06:00 PM
To 06:15 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
College Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
5:00.00
From 06:15 PM
To 06:30 PM
Awards
College Hall

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How can I change my events?
You must make any change to your registered events by 18/11/2022. You can change your events via the competition registration page.

Q. What time should I arrive at the competition?
You should arrive for registration at 8:30. 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. We also recommend you bring a water bottle. Many competitors also bring a 'warm up cube' to use between submitting their puzzle for scrambling and starting their official solve. All timing equipment is provided by Speedcubing Australia.

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 for this competition are Charlie Van Ooran, Peri Le Dain and Nathan Seeto. 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: 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.

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 competition will adhere to QLD Government COVID restrictions in place at the time. We will email competitors if there are any changes to the COVID restrictions we will be running this competition under.

You MUST NOT attend the competiton if you are unwell with any COVID symptoms

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

Northside Christian College shares a campus with Nexus Church, and there is ample parking on site. The best place to park is Car Park 3 or 4, as shown on the map below.

The College Hall is located directly across from the foyer of Nexus Church. Entry is from the carpark side.

There are also several restaurants and shops at Northwest Plaza, 500m down the road on Flockton Street, including Pizza Hut, Subway and Coffee Club.

This competition will hold an unofficial during an extended lunch - Mirror Blocks!

For this, the standard WCA Regulations will be followed.

You can sign up for the unofficial event here.

Please Note:
* This event is unofficial, no results will be stored in the database, and delegate discretion will apply for any disputes.

Live Results

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 pre-determined fixed seated groups. It is important that you know which groups of each event you are in.

You can find an individual schedule here. Each competitor will be provided with a printed copy of their invididual 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.

If you have any questions about the groups please contact us here.

Spectators are permitted and may enter FREE of charge.

We encourage spectators and it is often good to come watch first to understand how a competition operates. You will then know what to do when you do compete. There are also plenty of opportunities to get involved as a volunteer. If you would a judging tutorial please approach a Delegate, they will be wearing the bright red polo shirts.

Spectators are encouraged to learn how to judge. We will run a judging tutorial at the same time as the new competitor tutorial, you can also have someone teach you how to judge later in the day. Judging is not difficult and you don't need to be a cuber to be a successful judge, it is an excellent way to make the time fly by!

No tickets are required for spectators but we ask you to avoid the busy early afternoon period.

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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).

Cutoff

The result to beat to proceed to the second phase of a cutoff 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.

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