VIC State Championship 2021


Date
Jul 3 - 4, 2021
City
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Venue

Eltham Leisure Centre

Address
40 Brougham St, Eltham VIC 3095
Details

Main stadium

Contact

Speedcubing Australia

Organizers
Ethan Pride and Speedcubing Australia
WCA Delegates
David Edwards, Ethan Pride, Kerrie Jarman, Liam Sweet, and Patrick Kleverlaan
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Information

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Events
Main event
Number of times bookmarked
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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 300 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $30 (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 VIC State Championship 2021 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 $30 registration fee. Contact the organisational team if you encounter an issue.

Waiting List:

  • Once the competitor limit of 300 has filled, the waiting list will be opened.
  • You must pay the $30 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 23/6/2021 will be removed and provided with a full refund.
  • You may enquire about your position on the waiting list by contacting the organisational team.

Limit for 4x4x4 / 5x5x5 Blindfolded and Multi-blind:

  • 4x4x4 Blindfolded and 5x5x5 Blindfolded (combined) and 3x3x3 Multiblind are limited to 20 competitors to comply with space restrictions.
  • Spots will be allocated in order of payment. If the 20 person limit is exceeded and you register and pay and have 4BLD and/or 5BLD selected as events, your registration will be adjusted to remove these events and you will be added to a separate waiting list for those events. This also applys to Multi-blind.
  • People withdrawing from the competition or those events specifically will enable those from the waiting list to be added. For the purposes of the limit 4Blind and 5Blind will be treated as combined (i.e. there will be 20 competitors in the room when 4bld and 5bld are taking place - those competitors could be doing one of the events or both).

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 23/06/2021.
  • Withdrawing enables us to maximise attendance and for competitors on the waiting list to attend.
  • Refunds will be issued if you are feeling unwell with COVID-19 symptoms or are awaiting a COVID test and can no longer attend the competition. We will also provide a refund if there is a change in border restrictions that limits your ability to attend the competition.

You may change the events you are registered for by contacting the organisational team by 23/06/2021. 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.

Communications from us:

There will be important messages from the organisational team regarding your registration. Please ensure you whitelist our domain speedcubing.org.au in your email program.

Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 5:00.00 Top 150 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 5:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 5:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 2:00.00 Top 150 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 2:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 2:00.00
4x4x4 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 2:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:10.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 2:00.00
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 4:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:45.00
6x6x6 Cube Final Bo1 / Mo3 6:00.00 1 attempt to get < 3:30.00
7x7x7 Cube Final Bo1 / Mo3 10:00.00 1 attempt to get < 6:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round Bo3 10:00.00 cumulative * Top 12 advance to next round
Final Bo3 10:00.00 cumulative *
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final Bo1 1 hour
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2 / Ao5 1:00.00 2 attempts to get < 30.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00
Clock Final Bo2 / Ao5 1:00.00 2 attempts to get < 20.00
Megaminx Final Bo2 / Ao5 4:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:45.00
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 1:00.00 2 attempts to get < 30.00
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo3 45:00.00 cumulative *
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final Bo3 45:00.00 cumulative *
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final Bo1 10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00

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Schedule for Saturday (July 03, 2021)

From 08:00 AM
To 09:30 AM
Registration
Red Stage
From 08:15 AM
To 09:30 AM
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final (Attempt 1)
Side Stage
Format
Bo1
Time limit
1 hour
From 09:30 AM
To 09:45 AM
Tutorial for new competitors
Red Stage
From 09:45 AM
To 11:45 AM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Red Stage
Format
Ao5
Time limit
5:00.00
Proceed
Top 150 advance to next round
From 09:45 AM
To 11:45 AM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Blue Stage
Format
Ao5
Time limit
5:00.00
Proceed
Top 150 advance to next round
From 11:45 AM
To 01:00 PM
2x2x2 Cube First round
Red Stage
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 150 advance to next round
From 11:45 AM
To 01:00 PM
2x2x2 Cube First round
Blue Stage
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 150 advance to next round
From 12:00 PM
To 01:00 PM
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final
Side Stage
Format
Bo3
Time limit
45:00.00 cumulative *
From 01:00 PM
To 02:00 PM
Lunch
Red Stage
From 02:00 PM
To 03:00 PM
Pyraminx First round
Red Stage
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 02:00 PM
To 03:00 PM
Pyraminx First round
Blue Stage
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 02:15 PM
To 03:15 PM
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final
Side Stage
Format
Bo3
Time limit
45:00.00 cumulative *
From 03:00 PM
To 03:45 PM
Skewb First round
Red Stage
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 03:00 PM
To 03:45 PM
Skewb First round
Blue Stage
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 03:15 PM
To 03:45 PM
Multi-blind Cube Submission
Side Stage
From 03:45 PM
To 04:45 PM
6x6x6 Cube Final
Red Stage
Format
Bo1 / Mo3
Time limit
6:00.00
Cutoff
1 attempt to get < 3:30.00
From 03:45 PM
To 04:15 PM
6x6x6 Cube Final
Blue Stage
Format
Bo1 / Mo3
Time limit
6:00.00
Cutoff
1 attempt to get < 3:30.00
From 04:15 PM
To 05:15 PM
7x7x7 Cube Final
Blue Stage
Format
Bo1 / Mo3
Time limit
10:00.00
Cutoff
1 attempt to get < 6:00.00
From 04:45 PM
To 05:15 PM
7x7x7 Cube Final
Red Stage
Format
Bo1 / Mo3
Time limit
10:00.00
Cutoff
1 attempt to get < 6:00.00
From 04:45 PM
To 06:00 PM
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final (Attempt 1)
Side Stage
Format
Bo1
Time limit
10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00

Schedule for Sunday (July 04, 2021)

From 08:30 AM
To 09:45 AM
3x3x3 One-Handed First round
Red Stage
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 30.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 08:30 AM
To 09:45 AM
3x3x3 One-Handed First round
Blue Stage
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 30.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 08:30 AM
To 09:20 AM
Clock Final
Side Stage
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 20.00
From 09:20 AM
To 10:45 AM
Square-1 Final
Side Stage
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 30.00
From 09:45 AM
To 10:45 AM
Megaminx Final
Red Stage
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
4:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:45.00
From 09:45 AM
To 10:45 AM
Megaminx Final
Blue Stage
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
4:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:45.00
From 10:45 AM
To 12:00 PM
4x4x4 Cube First round
Red Stage
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:10.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 10:45 AM
To 12:00 PM
4x4x4 Cube First round
Blue Stage
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:10.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 10:45 AM
To 12:00 PM
4x4x4 Cube First round
Side Stage
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:10.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 12:00 PM
To 01:00 PM
5x5x5 Cube Final
Red Stage
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
4:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:45.00
From 12:00 PM
To 01:00 PM
5x5x5 Cube Final
Blue Stage
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
4:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:45.00
From 12:00 PM
To 01:00 PM
5x5x5 Cube Final
Side Stage
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
4:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:45.00
From 01:00 PM
To 02:00 PM
Lunch
Red Stage
From 02:00 PM
To 02:40 PM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
Red Stage
Format
Ao5
Time limit
5:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 02:00 PM
To 02:40 PM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
Blue Stage
Format
Ao5
Time limit
5:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 02:40 PM
To 03:10 PM
2x2x2 Cube Second round
Red Stage
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 02:40 PM
To 03:10 PM
2x2x2 Cube Second round
Blue Stage
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 03:10 PM
To 04:00 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round
Red Stage
Format
Bo3
Time limit
10:00.00 cumulative *
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 03:10 PM
To 04:00 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round
Blue Stage
Format
Bo3
Time limit
10:00.00 cumulative *
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 03:10 PM
To 04:00 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round
Side Stage
Format
Bo3
Time limit
10:00.00 cumulative *
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 04:00 PM
To 04:15 PM
4x4x4 Cube Final
Red Stage
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 04:15 PM
To 04:30 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed Final
Red Stage
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
From 04:30 PM
To 04:45 PM
Pyraminx Final
Red Stage
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 04:45 PM
To 05:00 PM
Skewb Final
Red Stage
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 05:00 PM
To 05:15 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final
Red Stage
Format
Bo3
Time limit
10:00.00 cumulative *
From 05:15 PM
To 05:30 PM
2x2x2 Cube Final
Red Stage
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 05:30 PM
To 05:45 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
Red Stage
Format
Ao5
Time limit
5:00.00
From 05:45 PM
To 06:00 PM
Pack-up
Red Stage
From 06:00 PM
To 06:15 PM
Awards
Red Stage

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How can I change my events?
You must make any change to your registered events by 23/06/2021. Contact the organisational team detailing your event changes.

Q. What time should I arrive at the competition?
You should arrive for registration at 8am-9:30am. 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 David Edwards, Charlie van Ooran, Kerrie Jarman, Liam Sweet 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?
The organisational team can answer all your questions.

COVID-19 FAQ

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 (via the Victorian Services app)

You MUST NOT attend if you are:
- unwell with any of the following symptoms fever, chills, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, runny nose or loss of sense of smell.
- been directed to isolate for a period of 14-day quarantine by the Department of Health as a result of being a close contact of someone with coronavirus (COVID-19)
- awaiting the results of a COVID-19 test

Q. Will there be an attendee limit at this competition?
Yes, in order to comply with COVID related density restrictions, competitors will be limited to ONE guest each. The venue has have a maximum number of persons allowed due to COVID safe protocols.

Q. Do I have to wear a face mask?
Wearing a face mask is strongly recommended indoors and outdoors when you can’t keep 1.5 metres distance from other people.

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. 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.

This speedcubing competition is open to ALL competitors. However, the title of Victorian State Champion for each event will be awarded to the top-ranked competitor who lives in Victoria.
If you would like to compete for a Victorian State Champion title, you MUST enter your details here.

You will ONLY be eligible for the title of Victorian State Champion at this competition if you register your home state as Victoria in this form. You are welcome to compete in other state championship competitions, but you will not be able to compete for another State Champion title.

https://forms.gle/PrVeAQVKk3pxGvmY6

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.