Turn Around Tassie 2020

Dec 12 - 13, 2020
Sorell, Tasmania, Australia

Sorell Memorial Hall

Cole St, Sorell, Tasmania

Main Hall


Speedcubing Australia

Kerrie Jarman, Michelle Brewster, and Speedcubing Australia
WCA Delegates
Ethan Pride and Kerrie Jarman
Download all the competition's details as PDF here.

Please take the time to read the FAQ tab, even if you have previously competed. To ensure this is a COVID-safe environment, things will be done differently and there will be additional conditions in place.

Please note there is strict density limit at the hall and there is a limit of ONE guest per competitor.

If you feel sick, stay at home. If you are exhibiting cold or flu-like symptoms consistent with COVID-19, you will not be permitted in the venue. We are not responsible for any illness you may contract from the competition.

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Main event
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
This competition is over, click here to display the registration requirements it used.
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 $25 (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.


Upon registering you will receive an email stating “Your registration for Turn around Tassie 2020 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 will not be processed until you have paid the registration fees. Contact the organisational team if you encounter an issue.

Waiting List:

Once the competitor limit has filled, the waiting list will be opened. New registrations will be added to a waitlist and sorted in the order of payment. Waitlisted competitors will only be accepted provided one of the accepted competitors withdraws from the competition. All competitors still on the waiting list after 4/12/2020 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 4/12/2020. Refunds will not be issued after this date for any reason. Withdrawing enables competitors on the waiting list to attend the competition.

You may change the events you are registered for by by contacting the organisational team by 4/12/2020. After this date it is no longer possible to add 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.

Feliks Zemdegs won with an average of 6.06 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Arisandra Soo finished second (7.83) and Jode Brewster finished third (8.12).

Oceanian records: Feliks Zemdegs‎ 3x3x3 One-Handed 9.68 (average); Riley Dexter‎ Pyraminx 1.48 (single) and Pyraminx 2.13 (average).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Feliks Zemdegs 5.08 6.06 Australia 6.805.445.956.965.08
2x2x2 Cube David Epstein 1.57 2.23 Australia 1.572.212.871.613.09
4x4x4 Cube Feliks Zemdegs 22.96 25.72 Australia 24.5725.0730.1227.5322.96
5x5x5 Cube Feliks Zemdegs 44.03 47.61 Australia 51.8646.0344.0349.6547.15
3x3x3 Blindfolded Feliks Zemdegs 1:05.10 DNF Australia 1:05.10DNFDNF
3x3x3 One-Handed Feliks Zemdegs 7.69 9.68 OcR Australia 11.217.699.188.64DNF
Megaminx Feliks Zemdegs 39.85 43.97 Australia 42.4943.4146.0239.8547.23
Pyraminx Riley Dexter 1.48 OcR 2.13 OcR Australia 1.482.452.531.822.11
Skewb Riley Dexter 3.27 4.35 Australia
Square-1 David Epstein 6.62 8.39 Australia 10.697.216.6211.237.28
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Riley Dexter 3/4 23:15 Australia 3/4 23:15


By car

The competition venue is located at 49 Cole St, Sorell, TAS 7172.
On site parking.
Entry Via Cole St.

Well signed 20 minute drive from Hobart International Airport.


Travelodge Hotel Hobart Airport

Local information

From venue, walk to Woolworths and Take-away food options.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How can I change my events?
You must make any change to your registered events by 4/12/2020.by contacting the organisational team. detailing your event changes.

Q. What time should I arrive at the competition?
You should arrive for registration at 8.45am. You should be at the venue ready to compete 30 minutes before you are scheduled. 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 Kerrie Jarman and Ethan Pride, 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?
Please contact the organisational team.


Q. What COVID safety protocols will be in place?
The organisers have put together a COVID safety plan. You may ask to view the plan either before or at the competition.
- There will be an increased focus on hand hygiene and maintaining social distancing, hand sanitiser will be available throughout the venue.
- There will be an increased cleaning regime.
- We will be capturing names and phones numbers to aid in contract tracing

If you are sick, have travelled overseas in the previous 14 days, are a close contact of someone confirmed to have COVID-19, awaiting the results of a COVID test or generally unwell and showing any symptoms no matter how mild, you must NOT attend this competition.

Q. Will there be an attendee limit at this competition?
Yes, in order to comply with COVID related density restrictions, there is a limit of ONE guest per competitor. Each room will have a maximum number of persons allowed at one time, please ensure this number is not exceeded due to COVID safe protocols.

Q. Do I have to wear a face mask?
Facemasks are not compulsory but you are welcome to wear one if you wish.

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 be provided at the venue.

Q. Will the scramblers be putting slippery hand sanitiser on my cubes?
Nope! Before handing in your puzzles for each round you will be be able to spray your cube with a light spray of disinfectant, which should dry quickly before you even hand your puzzle in.

Q. Can I still borrow some one else's puzzles?
We advise against sharing of puzzles.
Please make sure your puzzles are legal for competition, especially for events such as 3x3 blindfolded (no logos!). All of the information regarding cube legality can be found in the WCA Regulations. If you are unsure about this please don't hesitate to contact the organisers with any questions.

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.

The first rounds of all events will be run in groups. These groups are pre-determined. It is important that you know which groups of each event you are in.

A summary of groups can be found here while you can find an individual card with your groups here. Each competitor will be provided with a printed copy of their invididual group numbers at registration.

Throughout the competition we will also need judges, runners and scramblers. Do not hesitate to ask if you can be helpful in some way!

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 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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