Slow Down Perth 2020

Mar 15, 2020
Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Meerilinga, West Leederville

22 Southport Street, West Leederville

It is in training room 1. Please note that spectator space is limited and parking is on the street only.


Speedcubing Australia

Charlie van Ooran, Melanie Charlesworth, Speedcubing Australia, and Zak Kenny
WCA Delegates
Charlie van Ooran and Zak Kenny
Download all the competition's details as PDF here.

Please note: There is no 3x3x3 Cube being held at this competition!
The main event of this competition is clock.
You are welcome to come to this if it is your first competition, but note that many of the usual events will not be held.

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Main event
Registration period

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Registration requirements
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There is a competitor limit of 30 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $15 (Australian Dollar).
If your registration is cancelled before you will be refunded 100% of your registration fee.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.

Click here to display the highlights of the competition.

Jonathan Charlesworth won with an average of 9.25 seconds in the Clock event. Joe Davis finished second (12.58) and Jeann Valdez finished third (13.18).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
6x6x6 Cube Alevio Hamizan Ersha 2:05.25 2:08.85 Indonesia 2:12.112:09.182:05.25
7x7x7 Cube Alevio Hamizan Ersha 3:02.76 3:10.85 Indonesia 3:18.833:10.973:02.76
3x3x3 Blindfolded Joel Tan 1:09.36 DNF Singapore DNFDNF1:09.36
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Joshua Hounslow 23 26.00 Australia 242331
Clock Jonathan Charlesworth 8.64 9.25 Australia 9.279.748.648.759.79
Megaminx James Holdsworth 48.21 55.18 Australia 58.7555.6952.7657.1048.21
4x4x4 Blindfolded Zak Kenny 9:17.95 DNF Australia DNFDNF9:17.95
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Joshua Hounslow 5/6 50:09 Australia 5/6 50:09

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What time should I arrive at the competition?
If you are competing in 3x3 fewest moves and/or 3x3 multi-blind then you shoud arrive at the venue at 8am on Sunday the 15th of March. Otherwise you should arrive at the venue 30 minutes before you are scheduled to compete. Please keep in mind that the schedule is subject to change on the day.

Q. Will I be able to compete in 3x3x3 Cube and other typical events?
NO! This competition involves traditionally "slow" events that are not held frequently in Perth. If you want to compete in typical events such as 3x3x3, 2x2x2, Pyraminx, etc. we suggest you sign up for the mailing list to keep updated on future Australian competitions. Of course if you like 3x3x3 fewest moves, 6x6x6, 7x7x7, Megaminx, Clock or blindfolded events then this is the competition for you and we can't wait to see you there

Q. I am using my cubes for FMC, how will I submit them in time for Multi-blind?
We will be accepting late cube submissions for competitors who are competing in the 3x3 Fewest Moves event. If you are not competing in this event then late cube submissions will not be accepted.

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. Who can I ask for help on the day?
Your Delegates for this competition are Charlie Van Ooran and Zak Kenny.

Q. Can I help on the day?
Of course! Throughout the day we will need judges and runners so please see our Delegate and Organisers to ask how you can best assist.

Q. Where can I ask other questions?
We can be reached at

Live results will be provided through WCA Live! 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).


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.

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