Victorian Open 2022


Date
Jun 4 - 5, 2022
City
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Venue

Keysborough Secondary College, Banksia Campus

Address
127 Noble Street, Springvale South
Details

Gymnasium

Contact

Speedcubing Australia

Organizers
Kerrie Jarman and Speedcubing Australia
WCA Delegates
Christopher Beckman, David Edwards, Ethan Pride, Kerrie Jarman, Lennon Hughes, Myles Jarman, Patrick Kleverlaan, and Ryan Driscoll
Download all the competition's details as PDF here.
Information

Contact us
We are on Facebook and Instagram!

Speedcubing Australia Website

Events
Main event
Number of times bookmarked
51
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 350 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.
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.
Any spectator can attend for free.

Payment:

Upon registering you will receive an email stating “Your registration for Victorian Open 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 $30 registration fee. Contact the organisational team if you encounter an issue.

Waiting List:

  • Once the competitor limit of 350 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 27/5/2022 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 27/5/2022.
  • 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 27/5/2022. 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.

COVID requirements:

This competition will comply with the latest Vic government requirement related to stopping the spread of COVID-19. Please see the FAQ tab for the COVID requirements.

Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 5:00.00 Top 120 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 5:00.00 Top 20 advance to next round
Final Ao5 5:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 2:00.00 Top 120 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 2:00.00 Top 20 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 < 1:50.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round Bo3 10:00.00 cumulative * Top 20 advance to next round
Final Bo3 10:00.00 cumulative *
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2 / Ao5 1:30.00 2 attempts to get < 45.00 Top 20 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:30.00
Clock Final Bo2 / Ao5 1:00.00 2 attempts to get < 20.00
Megaminx Final Bo2 / Ao5 4:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:50.00
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo3 45:00.00 total for 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final and 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final **
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final Bo3 45:00.00 total for 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final and 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final **

You are viewing the schedule for the venue Keysborough Secondary College.
The schedule is displayed in the timezone Australia/Melbourne.

Display the schedule as:
ALL

Schedule for Saturday (June 04, 2022)

From 08:30 AM
To 09:00 AM
Registration
Gymnasium
From 09:00 AM
To 09:15 AM
Tutorial for new competitors
Gymnasium
From 09:15 AM
To 10:55 AM
4x4x4 Cube First round
Gymnasium
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:10.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 10:55 AM
To 12:10 PM
5x5x5 Cube Final
Gymnasium
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
4:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:50.00
From 12:10 PM
To 12:50 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round
Gymnasium
Format
Bo3
Time limit
10:00.00 cumulative *
Proceed
Top 20 advance to next round
From 12:50 PM
To 01:50 PM
Lunch
Gymnasium
From 01:50 PM
To 02:50 PM
Clock Final
Gymnasium
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 20.00
From 02:50 PM
To 04:05 PM
Megaminx Final
Gymnasium
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
4:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:50.00
From 04:05 PM
To 04:25 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final
Gymnasium
Format
Bo3
Time limit
10:00.00 cumulative *
From 04:25 PM
To 04:45 PM
4x4x4 Cube Final
Gymnasium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 04:45 PM
To 06:35 PM
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final
Gymnasium
Format
Bo3
Time limit
45:00.00 total for 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final and 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final **
From 04:45 PM
To 06:35 PM
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final
Gymnasium
Format
Bo3
Time limit
45:00.00 total for 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final and 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final **

Schedule for Sunday (June 05, 2022)

From 08:30 AM
To 09:00 AM
Registration
Gymnasium
From 09:00 AM
To 09:20 AM
Tutorial for new competitors
Gymnasium
From 09:20 AM
To 11:50 AM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Gymnasium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
5:00.00
Proceed
Top 120 advance to next round
From 11:50 AM
To 01:30 PM
2x2x2 Cube First round
Gymnasium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 120 advance to next round
From 01:30 PM
To 02:30 PM
Lunch
Gymnasium
From 02:30 PM
To 03:10 PM
2x2x2 Cube Second round
Gymnasium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 20 advance to next round
From 03:10 PM
To 04:30 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed First round
Gymnasium
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
1:30.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 45.00
Proceed
Top 20 advance to next round
From 04:30 PM
To 05:15 PM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
Gymnasium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
5:00.00
Proceed
Top 20 advance to next round
From 05:15 PM
To 05:30 PM
2x2x2 Cube Final
Gymnasium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 05:30 PM
To 05:45 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed Final
Gymnasium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:30.00
From 05:45 PM
To 06:00 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
Gymnasium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
5:00.00
From 06:00 PM
To 06:15 PM
Pack-up
Gymnasium
From 06:15 PM
To 06:30 PM
Awards
Gymnasium

Travel

By Car

The competition venue is located at 127 Noble St, Noble Park VIC 3174. There is plenty of parking at the school.

By Train

Springvale Station (Cranbourne/Pakenham Lines) is 3km away and connects to busses.

By Bus

Route 813 to Dandenong: Springvale Station to Stop Noble St/Athol Rd is a short walk from the venue.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How can I change my events?
You must make any change to your registered events by 27-5-2022. You can change your events via the competition registration page.

Q. I am only competing in 3x3x3 and 2x2x2, do I need to come on Saturday?
No, you only need to come on Sunday if you are competing in just 2x2 and 3x3. If you are newcomer or need a refresher you should be registered and attend the newcomer tutorial at 9.15am.

Q. What time should I arrive at the competition?
You should arrive for registration at 8:30 am. You should always be at the venue ready to compete 30 minutes before you are scheduled. Please note the schedule is subject to change on the day. Sometimes we run early and sometimes late.

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 Christopher Beckman, David Edwards, Ethan Pride, Kerrie Jarman, Lennon Hughes, Myles Jarman, Patrick Kleverlaan, and Ryan Driscoll, 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?
- Face masks are strongly recommended for all competitors and guests
- 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.

You MUST NOT attend if you are:
- unwell with any COVID symptoms
- been directed to isolate by the Department of Health
- awaiting the results of a COVID-19 test

Q. Do I have to wear a face mask?
Face masks are strongly recommended for all 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. 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.

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++).

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.

Cookies help us deliver our services. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies.