Runaway Bay May Sunday 2023

May 28, 2023
Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

Runaway Bay Community Centre

Lae Drive, Runaway Bay, Qld

Main Hall


Speedcubing Australia

Speedcubing Australia and Vicki Otsu
WCA Delegates
Conan Mo, David McLean, Patrick Kleverlaan, and Peri Le Dain
Download all the competition's details as PDF here.

This is a series competition alongside Runaway Bay May Saturday 2023 . You will be permitted to compete at ONLY ONE of the two competitions. 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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Registration requirements
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This competition is part of the Runaway Bay May 2023 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 $25 (Australian Dollar).
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.


Upon registering you will receive an email stating “Your registration for Runaway Bay May Sunday 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 Stripe on the register page. Your registration is not complete and will not be processed until you have paid the $25 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 $25 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 19/5/2023 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 19/5/2023.
  • Withdrawing enables us to maximise attendance and for competitors on the waiting list to attend.
  • Refunds will only be issued after this date if you or your guardian test positive to COVID-19 and are forced to isolate.

You may change the events you are registered on the Register tab by 19/5/2023. 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.

Click here to display the highlights of the competition.

Charlie Eggins won with an average of 8.05 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Hayden Ng (吳宇晞) finished second (8.29) and Christian Morgan finished third (8.69).

Oceanian records: Benjamin Warry‎ Square-1 4.28 (single).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Charlie Eggins 6.39 8.05 Australia 8.687.976.398.587.60
3x3x3 Blindfolded Charlie Eggins 18.33 DNF Australia 18.33DNFDNF
Pyraminx Andrew Huang 2.57 3.16 Australia 2.573.243.352.903.80
Square-1 Hayden Ng (吳宇晞) 6.28 7.76 Australia 6.288.678.458.266.58
Event Round Format Time limit Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 60 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 20 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3 10:00.00 cumulative *
Pyraminx First round Ao5 2:00.00 Top 40 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 2:00.00 Top 20 advance to next round
Final Ao5 2:00.00
Square-1 Final Ao5 2:00.00

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Schedule for Sunday (May 28, 2023)

From 08:45 AM
To 09:30 AM
Main Hall
From 09:30 AM
To 09:50 AM
Tutorial for new competitors
Main Hall
From 09:50 AM
To 11:30 AM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Main Hall
Time limit
Top 60 advance to next round
From 11:30 AM
To 12:30 PM
Pyraminx First round
Main Hall
Time limit
Top 40 advance to next round
From 12:30 PM
To 01:30 PM
Main Hall
From 01:30 PM
To 01:50 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final
Main Hall
Time limit
10:00.00 cumulative *
From 01:50 PM
To 02:20 PM
Pyraminx Second round
Main Hall
Time limit
Top 20 advance to next round
From 02:20 PM
To 02:50 PM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
Main Hall
Time limit
Top 20 advance to next round
From 02:50 PM
To 03:05 PM
Main Hall
From 03:05 PM
To 03:20 PM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
Main Hall
Time limit
Top 20 advance to next round
From 03:20 PM
To 03:50 PM
Square-1 Final
Main Hall
Time limit
From 03:50 PM
To 04:00 PM
Pyraminx Final
Main Hall
Time limit
From 04:00 PM
To 04:15 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
Main Hall
Time limit
From 04:15 PM
To 04:40 PM
Packup and Awards
Main Hall

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.

No tickets are required but we ask you to avoid the busy Sunday morning period.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How can I change my events?
You must make any change to your registered events by 19/05/2023. 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 - 9.15am. You should 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. 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?
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 Conan Mo, David McLean, Patrick Kleverlaan, and Peri Le Dain 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?
The organisational team can answer all your questions.


Runaway Bay Community Centre, Lae Drive, Runaway Bay 4216

By Car

From Brisbane, it takes approximately 55 minutes. Take M1 to Gold Coast Hwy/State Route 2 in Helensvale. Take exit 62 from M1. Continue on Gold Coast Hwy/State Route 2 to your destination in Runaway Bay.

From Gold Coast airport, get on M1 in Currumbin Waters from Gold Coast Hwy/State Route 2 and Tugun Currumbin Rd. Follow M1 to Smith St in Gaven. Take exit 66 from M1. Take Napper Rd, Captain Cook Dr, Pine Ridge Rd and Lae Dr to your destination in Runaway Bay.

Car parking facilities

There are plenty of accessible parking spaces

Local facilities

Walking distance to Runaway Bay Centre Shopping Mall

Live Results

Live results will be provided via WCALive. It may take up to an hour between times being set and them appearing online.

Speedcubing Australia Apparel

Speedcubing Australia sells hoodies, t-shirts and caps - printed on demand and sent to your door

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

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).


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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