Sicily Open 2018


Date
Oct 6 - 7, 2018
City
Catania, Italy
Venue

Borghetto Europa

Address
Piazza Europa, livello -1, 95127 Catania CT
Details

Sala Agorà

Website
Sicily Open 2018 website
Organizers
Damiano Di Paola and Vincenzo Maria Gammino
WCA Delegates
Gianluca Placenti, Lorenzo Vigani Poli, and Simone Cantarelli
Contact

Speedcubing Catania

Registration period

Online registration opened and will close .

Registration requirements
Create a WCA account here if you don't have one.
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 70 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is €15 (Euro).
If your registration is cancelled before you will be refunded a 50% of your registration fee.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.
Spectators can attend for free.

If 48 hours after payment your registration hasn't been approved, send an email to the Organization Team.

Refund policy here.

Cutoff The ranking or time to meet to proceed to the second phase of a combined round (see Regulation 9g).
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).

Saturday 6th

Start End Event Round Format Cutoff Time Limit Competitors
09:00 Registration
09:15 10:15 Skewb Combined First Best of 2/Average of 5 00:25 02:00
10:15 10:55 Square-1 Combined Final Best of 2/Average of 5 01:00 02:00
10:55 12:10 7x7 Combined First Best of 1/Mean of 3 06:15 08:30
12:10 13:20 6x6 Combined First Best of 1/Mean of 3 04:15 06:30
13:20 14:20 Lunch
14:20 15:10 Megaminx Combined Final Best of 2/Average of 5 02:10 04:00
15:10 16:30 5x5 Combined First Best of 2/Average of 5 02:20 04:30
16:30 17:00 7x7 Final Mean of 3 10:00 6
17:00 17:25 6x6 Final Mean of 3 10:00 6
17:25 17:45 5x5 Final Average of 5 10:00 8
17:45 18:00 Skewb Final Average of 5 10:00 10
18:00 18:45 3x3 Blindfolded First Best of 3 12 min Cumulative
19:00 20:00 Fewest Moves Final Best of 1 10:00

Sunday 7th

Start End Event Round Format Cutoff Time Limit Competitors
09:00 Registration
09:15 10:20 2x2 First Average of 5 02:00
10:20 11:40 4x4 Combined First Best of 2/Average of 5 01:30 03:30
11:40 13:00 3x3 First Average of 5 10:00
13:00 14:00 Lunch
14:00 14:50 Pyraminx Combined First Best of 2/Average of 5 00:30 02:00
14:50 15:50 3x3 One-Handed Combined First Best of 2/Average of 5 00:45 02:00
15:50 16:30 3x3 Second Average of 5 10:00 75%
16:30 16:45 3x3 Blindfolded Final Best of 3 12 min Cumulative 8
16:45 17:00 Pyraminx Final Average of 5 10:00 10
17:00 17:15 3x3 One-Handed Final Average of 5 10:00 10
17:15 17:35 2x2 Final Average of 5 10:00 16
17:35 18:00 4x4 Final Average of 5 10:00 12
18:00 18:25 3x3 Final Average of 5 10:00 16
18:30 Awards

Borghetto Europa

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From Catania Airport:
Take the Alibus line (4€; ticket can be bought on board, a ride every 25 min) direct to Catania Centro and get off at the Italia stop (Corso Italia, 63). Borghetto Europa (Piazza Europa), our venue, is an 8 to 10-minute walk away from the bus stop.

From Catania Central Train Station:
Borghetto Europa (Piazza Europa), our venue, is a 10 to 15-minute walk away from the Central Station.
In alternative, you can take the 443 bus line at the stop (hourly rides) in front of the Station and get off at Corso Italia stop, close to Piazza Europa. The venue is few steps from the bus stop.

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Dall'Aeroporto di Catania:
Prendere la linea Alibus (4 €; il biglietto può essere acquistato direttamente a bordo, frequenza ogni 25 minuti) in direzione Catania Centro e scendere alla fermata Italia (Corso Italia, 63). Il borghetto Europa (piazza Europa), sede della competizione, si trova a 8-10 minuti a piedi dalla fermata.

Dalla Stazione Centrale di Catania:
il Borghetto Europa (piazza Europa), sede della competizione, si trova a 10-15 minuti a piedi dalla Stazione Centrale.
È possibile, in alternativa, prendere la linea autobus 443 (cadenza oraria) dalla fermata fuori la Stazione Centrale e scendere alla fermata in Corso Italia adiacente Piazza Europa. La venue è a pochi passi dalla fermata.

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Registration Fees:

Returners (already competed in a WCA competition): 15€
Newcomers (at first WCA competition): 10€

Guests: Free

Registration process for Returners (already competed in a WCA competition):

  1. Register through the WCA website (remember to associate your WCA ID to your account if you haven't done it yet) at this link;
  2. Pay the registration fee of 15€ via PayPal: send the exact amount at this link, remember to specify your Full Name in the payment details;
  3. If 48 hours after payment your registration hasn't been approved, send an email to the Organization Team;
  4. (Optional) Reserve your competition T-shirt(s) here.

Registration process for Newcomers (at first WCA competition):

  1. Register through the WCA website (you need to create an account) at this link;
  2. Pay the registration fee of 10€ via PayPal: send the exact amount at this link, remember to specify your Full Name in the payment details;
  3. If 48 hours after payment your registration hasn't been approved, send an email to the Organization Team;
  4. (Optional) Reserve your competition T-shirt(s) here.

Registration period ends on October 1st
Refund policy here.

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Costo di iscrizione:

Partecipanti alla prima competizione: 10€
Partecipanti che hanno già preso parte a una competizione: 15€

Eventuali accompagnatori entrano gratuitamente.

Procedura di registrazione:

  1. Registrati sulla pagina WCA della competizione (devi possedere un account sul sito) a questo link;
  2. Paga la quota di registrazione via PayPal (clicca qui se devi pagare 15€) (clicca qui se devi pagare 10€). Ricorda di specificare il tuo nome completo (Nome Cognome) nei dettagli del pagamento;
  3. Attendi di essere accettato (nota: l'approvazione è manuale e potrebbe richiedere alcuni giorni, se dopo 48h non sei ancora stato accettato, contatta il Team Organizzativo via email a speedcubingcatania@gmail.com);
  4. (Opzionale) Prenota una maglietta della competizione qui.

Il termine di registrazione scade il 1° ottobre
Politiche di rimborso qui

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If you are unable to attend for some reason, contact the Organization Team to delete you registration and get a refund.
If you delete your registration within September 9th, you get a full refund
If you delete your registration within September 23rd, you get a 50% refund

There is no refund if you delete your registration after September 23rd.

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Se, per qualche motivo, non puoi più partecipare alla competizione, contatta il Team Organizzativo per cancellare la tua registrazione e ottenere un rimborso.
Se cancelli la tua registrazione entro il 9 settembre avrai diritto al rimborso completo del costo di iscrizione.
Se cancelli la tua registrazione entro il 23 settembre avrai diritto al rimborso del 50% del costo di iscrizione.

Non è previsto rimborso per registrazioni cancellate dopo il 23 settembre.

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The competition T-shirt will be available at a cost of € 7 for both participants and guests, with on the spot pick-up.

Reservations will close on September 19. Reserve your T-shirt(s) by paying € 7 for each shirt via PayPal using one of the following links. Remember to specify your name and the desired T-shirt size in the payment comments.

Buy 1 T-shirt (€ 7)

Buy 2 T-shirts (€ 14)

Buy 3 T-shirts (€ 21)

Payment example for two shirts:
€ 14,00
"Damiano Di Paola
1 T-shirt size M
1 T-shirt size L"

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La maglietta della competizione sarà disponibile a un costo di 7€ sia per partecipanti che per accompagnatori. Il pagamento deve essere effettuato online, mentre il ritiro sarà alla competizione, durante la registrazione.

Le prenotazioni chiuderanno il 19 settembre. Per prenotare la maglietta puoi pagare tramite PayPal usando uno dei seguenti link. Durante la fase di pagamento ricordati di specificare il tuo nome e la taglia che preferisci per la maglietta.

Compra 1 maglietta (€ 7)

Compra 2 magliette (€ 14)

Compra 3 magliette (€ 21)

Esempio del commento per comprare due magliette:
14,00€
"Damiano Di Paola
1 T-shirt taglia M
1 T-shirt taglia L"

T-shirt preview:

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The competition is officially recognized by the World Cube Association, therefore competitors are required to know the WCA regulations.
All the competitors must be available to help during the competition. This means that if required, they'll have to act as judges or scramblers.
During the competition competitors will be divided into groups.

WCA Regulations: English

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La competizione è riconosciuta ufficialmente dalla World Cube Association, pertanto i partecipanti sono tenuti a conoscere il regolamento WCA.
Tutti i partecipanti devono essere disponibili per fare da giudici o mischiatori durante lo svolgimento della competizione. Ciò verrà fatto dividendo i partecipanti in gruppi durante ogni gara.

Regolamento WCA: Inglese

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).

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.