Silent Sydney 2022

Mar 27, 2022
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Baroda room, Rex Centre

58A Macleay Street, Potts Point

Entrance near Baroda Street


Speedcubing Australia

Edward Hollingdale and Speedcubing Australia
WCA Delegates
Bryan Eng, Edward Hollingdale, Nathan Seeto, Peri Le Dain, and Sam van Vliet
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Please note, this is not your typical cubing competition! It only has blindfolded events and fewest moves - there is no 3x3x3 Cube!

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Registration period

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Registration requirements
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There is a competitor limit of 40 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $20 (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.


Upon registering you will receive an email stating “Your registration for Silent Sydney 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 40 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 19 March 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 March.
  • 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 are feeling unwell with COVID-19 symptoms or are awaiting a COVID test and can no longer attend the competition.

You may change the events you are registered on the Register tab by 19 March. 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.

Communications from us:

  • There will be important messages from the organisational team regarding your registration. Please ensure you whitelist our domain in your email program.
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Charlie Eggins won with a single solve of 22.54 seconds in the 3x3x3 Blindfolded event. Nam Anh Dang finished second (47.51) and Liam Highducheck finished third (1:18.79).

Oceanian records: Jack Love‎ 3x3x3 Fewest Moves 21.67 (average).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Blindfolded Charlie Eggins 22.54 22.82 Australia 22.5423.3222.61
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Jack Love 21 21.67 OcR Australia 212222
4x4x4 Blindfolded Zachary Tang 9:33.52 DNF Australia 9:33.52DNF11:56.00
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Yinhao Ding 7/8 53:11 Australia 7/8 53:11
Event Round Format Time limit Proceed
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round Bo3 20:00.00 cumulative * Top 12 advance to next round
Final Bo3 10:00.00 cumulative *
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final Mo3 1 hour
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo3 1:15:00.00 total for 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final and 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final **
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final Bo3 1:15:00.00 total for 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final and 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final **
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final Bo1 10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00

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Schedule for Sunday (March 27, 2022)

From 09:00 AM
To 10:30 AM
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final
Baroda room
Time limit
1:15:00.00 total for 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final and 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final **
From 09:00 AM
To 10:30 AM
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final
Baroda room
Time limit
1:15:00.00 total for 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final and 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final **
From 10:30 AM
To 10:45 AM
Set-up for FMC
Baroda room
From 10:45 AM
To 12:00 PM
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final (Attempt 1)
Baroda room
Time limit
1 hour
From 12:00 PM
To 01:00 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round
Baroda room
Time limit
20:00.00 cumulative *
Top 12 advance to next round
From 01:00 PM
To 02:00 PM
Baroda room
From 01:00 PM
To 01:15 PM
Multi-Blind Cube Submission
Baroda room
From 02:00 PM
To 03:15 PM
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final (Attempt 1)
Baroda room
Time limit
10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00
From 03:15 PM
To 04:30 PM
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final (Attempt 2)
Baroda room
Time limit
1 hour
From 04:30 PM
To 05:00 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final
Baroda room
Time limit
10:00.00 cumulative *
From 05:00 PM
To 06:15 PM
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final (Attempt 3)
Baroda room
Time limit
1 hour
From 06:15 PM
To 06:30 PM
Baroda room

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How can I change my events?
You must make any change to your registered events by 19 March 2021. You can do this via the register tab.

Q. What time should I arrive at the competition?
You should aim to arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled event. 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. 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 Edward Hollingdale, Nathan Seeto and Sam van Vliet. 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 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.


Q. What COVID safety protocols will be in place?
The competition will adhere to NSW COVID restrictions in place at the time, at this time it is not expected there will be any mandatory rules regarding vaccination requirements or mask wearing. However we will email competitors if there are any changes to this.

You MUST NOT attend if you are:
- unwell with any COVID symptoms
- been directed to isolate by NSW Health

Q. Do I have to wear a face mask?
Face masks are recommended for competitors and guests

Q. Can I bring my own face mask and/or hand sanitiser?
Yes, it is recommended that you bring your own face mask and hand sanitiser. Hand sanitiser will be provided at the venue.

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

Live Results

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

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).
A cumulative time limit may be enforced across rounds (see Guideline 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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