Turn Around Tassie 2020


Date
Dec 12 - 13, 2020
City
Sorell, Tasmania, Australia
Venue

Sorell Memorial Hall

Address
Cole St, Sorell, Tasmania
Details

Main Hall

Contact

Speedcubing Australia

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

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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Events
Main event
Number of times bookmarked
11
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 $25 (Australian Dollar).
The registration fee has to be paid through Stripe here once registered.
If your registration is cancelled before you will be refunded 100% of your registration fee.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.
Spectators can attend for free.

Payment:

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.

Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 36 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 36 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 3:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:45.00 Top 8 advance to next round
Final Ao5 3:00.00
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 4:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:30.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3 10:00.00 cumulative *
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2 / Ao5 1:30.00 2 attempts to get < 45.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:30.00
Megaminx Final Bo2 / Ao5 5:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:30.00
Pyraminx First round Ao5 2:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 2:00.00
Skewb First round Ao5 2:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 2:00.00
Square-1 Final Bo2 / Ao5 2:00.00 2 attempts to get < 45.00
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final Bo1 10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00

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Schedule for Saturday (December 12, 2020)

From 08:45 AM
To 09:15 AM
Registration
Main Hall
From 09:15 AM
To 09:35 AM
Tutorial for new competitors
Main Hall
From 09:35 AM
To 10:50 AM
2x2x2 Cube First round
Main Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 36 advance to next round
From 10:50 AM
To 12:20 PM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Main Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 36 advance to next round
From 12:20 PM
To 01:20 PM
Lunch
Main Hall
From 01:20 PM
To 02:00 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed First round
Main Hall
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
1:30.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 45.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 02:00 PM
To 03:00 PM
Pyraminx First round
Main Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 03:00 PM
To 03:55 PM
Skewb First round
Main Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 03:55 PM
To 04:55 PM
4x4x4 Cube First round
Main Hall
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
3:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:45.00
Proceed
Top 8 advance to next round
From 04:55 PM
To 06:15 PM
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final (Attempt 1)
Main Hall
Format
Bo1
Time limit
10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00

Schedule for Sunday (December 13, 2020)

From 08:45 AM
To 09:45 AM
5x5x5 Cube Final
Main Hall
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
4:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 2:30.00
From 09:45 AM
To 10:30 AM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
Main Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 10:30 AM
To 11:15 AM
2x2x2 Cube Second round
Main Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 11:15 AM
To 11:45 AM
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final
Main Hall
Format
Bo3
Time limit
10:00.00 cumulative *
From 11:45 AM
To 12:45 PM
Megaminx Final
Main Hall
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
5:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 2:30.00
From 12:45 PM
To 01:45 PM
Lunch
Main Hall
From 01:45 PM
To 02:25 PM
Square-1 Final
Main Hall
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 45.00
From 02:25 PM
To 02:50 PM
4x4x4 Cube Final
Main Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
3:00.00
From 02:50 PM
To 03:10 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed Final
Main Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:30.00
From 03:10 PM
To 03:30 PM
Pyraminx Final
Main Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 03:30 PM
To 03:50 PM
Skewb Final
Main Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 03:50 PM
To 04:10 PM
2x2x2 Cube Final
Main Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 04:10 PM
To 04:30 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
Main Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 04:30 PM
To 04:50 PM
Packup
Main Hall
From 04:50 PM
To 05:05 PM
Awards
Main Hall

Travel

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.

Accomodation

Travelodge Hotel Hobart Airport
https://www.travelodge.com.au/book-accommodation/hobart/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.

COVID-19 FAQ

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.

Q. Do I have to wear a face mask?
Facemasks are recommended as per the World Cube Association Competition Safety Policy in order to limit the potential spread of the virus.

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 there be social distancing at the competition?
Yes. Attendees will be instructed to keep at least 1.5 meters apart. There will also be a limit of one competitor and one judge per table who will be instructed to stay 1.5m apart, unless closer proximity is required by the WCA regulations (e.g. for the judge to lift the cube cover for an attempt). Runners will also need to maintain social distancing unless required to place a cube on a solving station. The competition will use fixed solving stations meaning no competitor waiting area will be required.
Please contact the organisational team if you have any further questions.

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. This will help stop the potential spread of the virus while avoiding slippery cubes due to other sanitisation methods.

Q. Can I still borrow other peoples' puzzles?
No. In order to stop the potential spread of the virus, we recommend that there is no 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 Speedcubing Australia 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.

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).

Cutoff

The result to beat to proceed to the second phase of a cutoff round (see Regulation 9g).

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.