Puzzling Papakura 2021
- Oct 9 - 10, 2021
- Auckland, New Zealand
- Bruce Pulman Park, 90-138 Walter Road, Papakura, Auckland, New Zealand
Conference Centre, located in the Pulman Arena
- Puzzling Papakura 2021 website
- Chris Mills, Joshua Brungar, and Liam Wadek
- WCA Delegates
- Alex Asbery and Luke Heath-Edwards
- Download all the competition's details as PDF .
Puzzling Papakura 2021 is an official World Cube Association (WCA) sanctioned speedcubing competition. Speedcubing is solving the 3x3x3 Cube or other similar puzzles as quickly as possible. The competition is open to all competitors regardless of experience and skill, but certain event-based time limits will be in place so as to make sure we can stay on schedule and get through the days on time. No prior experience in WCA competitions is necessary, but competitors should be familiar with the WCA regulations.
- Main event
- Number of times bookmarked
- Registration period
Online registration opened and will close .
- Registration requirements
Register for this competition here.
There is a competitor limit of 120 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $35 (New Zealand Dollar).
If your registration is cancelled before you will be refunded 50% 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.
Spectators can attend for free.
Payment is made via the external website with two options to pay, either bank transfer or Paypal.
If registration fills up, a waiting list will be created. The last date to make it off the waiting list will be 24 hours before the competition begins with the conditions being that a spot opens up (someone else pulls out) and payment is completed.
Competitors may make changes to their registered events up until the end of registration.
|3x3x3 Cube||First round||Ao5||10:00.00||Top 50 advance to next round|
|Second round||Ao5||10:00.00||Top 16 advance to next round|
|2x2x2 Cube||First round||Ao5||1:00.00||Top 12 advance to next round|
|4x4x4 Cube||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||3:00.00||2 attempts to get < 2:00.00||Top 8 advance to next round|
|5x5x5 Cube||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||4:00.00||2 attempts to get < 3:00.00||Top 8 advance to next round|
|7x7x7 Cube||Final||Bo1 / Mo3||7:00.00||1 attempt to get < 6:00.00|
|3x3x3 One-Handed||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||1:30.00||2 attempts to get < 1:00.00||Top 30 advance to next round|
|Second round||Bo2 / Ao5||1:30.00||2 attempts to get < 1:00.00||Top 12 advance to next round|
|Clock||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||1:00.00||2 attempts to get < 1:00.00||Top 12 advance to next round|
|Megaminx||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||3:00.00||2 attempts to get < 2:00.00||Top 8 advance to next round|
|Pyraminx||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||1:00.00||2 attempts to get < 30.00||Top 12 advance to next round|
|Skewb||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||1:00.00||2 attempts to get < 30.00||Top 12 advance to next round|
|Square-1||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||1:30.00||2 attempts to get < 1:00.00||Top 8 advance to next round|
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The schedule is displayed in the timezone Pacific/Auckland.
Schedule for Saturday (October 09, 2021)
Schedule for Sunday (October 10, 2021)
3x3x3 Team-Blind will be held at this competition with the help of Speedcubing Extra Events
- You should be familiar with the Extra Events Regulations
- You should be registered to Puzzling Papakura 2021 through the WCA
- Participation in this extra event is free
- Registration for the extra event is available on the Extra Events website
- The extra event is viewable in the WCA schedule for this competition
3x3x3 Team-Blind information:
- Regulations are based on the 3x3x3 Cube
- Before registration closes for the WCA competition, competitors must both register together as a team on the Extra Events website
- Before the attempt, the competitors must decide who will solve the puzzle (solver), and who will instruct them (caller)
- The solver must put on their blindfold before inspection, and may not take it off until the attempt is finished
- No sight blockers will be placed between the solver and the cube. Because of this, the solver should place the cube in a position where they can clearly not see the puzzle
- Both competitors may touch the cube during inspection
- After the solver starts the timer, only the solver may touch the cube and the timer
- Physical contact between competitors is not allowed
- Both competitors may talk at any time
- Suspicious activity may result in a time penalty, at the discretion of the judge
How can I change my events?
A. You must make any change to your registered events by 30/09/2021. Contact the organisational team detailing your event changes.
What time should I arrive at the competition?
A. You should be at the venue ready to compete at least 30 minutes before your first scheduled event, however if you wish to turn up earlier and help with the competition then please do. Please note the schedule is subject to change on the day.
How old do I have to be to compete?
A. Anyone can compete at any age! We encourage anyone considering to compete to register as it will be a great experience regardless of age.
How fast do I have to be to compete?
A. 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.
What do I need to know before the competition day?
A. Before attending you should have read and understood the WCA regulations. You should also know when your events are scheduled throughout the day.
Video Competitor Tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dPL3eV-A0ww
Written Competitor Tutorial: https://www.worldcubeassociation.org/edudoc/competitor-tutorial/tutorial.pdf
How do I find out if I've progressed to the second round?
A. Times will be uploaded throughout the competition to WCA live. Please allow up to an hour from finishing your solves to them being uploaded. After all the times of a round have been entered, you can see if you are in the following round.
Who can I ask for help on the day?
A. Your Delegates for this competition are Alex Asbery and Luke Heath-Edwards feel free to ask them any questions you may have on the day.
Can I help on the day?
A. Of course! Throughout the day we will need judges and runners so please see our Delegates to ask how you can best assist.
Where can I ask other questions?
A. The organisational team can answer all your questions through the contact link on the info page. You can also find the delegate email addresses on the WCA website.
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.