Hobart Summer 2018

Jan 27, 2018
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

The Friends' School

23 Commercial Rd, North Hobart TAS 7000, Australia

Hodgkin Hall


Speedcubing Australia

Speedcubing Australia
WCA Delegate
Tim McMahon

An additional registration period will open on 9th January 11 AM UTC and end on the 13th at midnight UTC.

Main event
Registration period

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Registration requirements
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There is a competitor limit of 70 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $10 (Australian Dollar).
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Feliks Zemdegs won with an average of 6.70 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Jode Brewster finished second (9.40) and Tianxing Wang (王天行) finished third (10.29).

World records: Feliks Zemdegs‎ 3x3x3 Cube 4.59 (single).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Feliks Zemdegs 6.09 6.70 Australia 6.756.097.137.606.23
2x2x2 Cube Cameron Stollery 1.74 2.16 Australia 2.952.281.741.922.29
4x4x4 Cube Feliks Zemdegs 21.71 27.55 Australia 25.9429.3027.4221.71DNF
5x5x5 Cube Feliks Zemdegs 44.41 47.73 Australia 46.0544.4147.2752.0749.86
3x3x3 Blindfolded Feliks Zemdegs 54.11 DNF Australia DNF54.1159.42
3x3x3 One-Handed Feliks Zemdegs 10.88 11.86 Australia 12.3813.2210.8812.2910.90
Pyraminx Emmet Hobbs 2.55 4.76 Australia 2.556.286.923.194.80
Skewb Ben Wakelin 2.28 4.62 Australia 4.464.645.364.752.28
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 24 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 8 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 8 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 2:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:40.00
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 3:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:30.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3 10:00.00 cumulative *
3x3x3 One-Handed Final Bo2 / Ao5 1:30.00 2 attempts to get < 45.00
Pyraminx Final Ao5 10:00.00
Skewb Final Bo2 / Ao5 1:00.00 2 attempts to get < 30.00

Date and time

Saturday 27th of January from 9am until 6pm.


The Friends' School (Hodgkin Hall)
23 Commercial Rd
North Hobart TAS 7000


Entry is free for spectators.

There is a $10 registration fee for competitors. Please pay using the WCA Stripe system. Your registration will not be reviewed until payment is received. You will automatically go on a waiting list until your registration has been reviewed. All registrations are manually reviewed before approving (it may take a day or two before they're reviewed).

There is a 70 competitor limit. If the limit is reached and nobody drops out, then you will be refunded and removed from the waiting list.

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The best entrance is via Carr Street.


This schedule is subject to change. Please check the schedule in the week leading up to the competition.


Start Finish Event Format Round Limits Competitors Groups
9:00 9:30 Registration
9:30 9:45 Welcome
9:45 10:40 3x3 Ao5 First 56 3
10:40 11:10 2x2 Ao5 First 39 2
11:10 11:40 OH Ao5 Combined Final 0:45 cut-off, 1:30 time limit 25 2
11:40 12:00 3x3 BLD Bo3 Final 10m total 10 1
12:00 13:00 Break
13:00 13:30 3x3 Ao5 Second 24 2
13:30 14:15 4x4 Ao5 Combined Final 1:40 cut-off, 2:00 time limit 30 2
14:15 15:00 5x5 Ao5 Combined Final 2:30 cut-off, 3:00 time limit 21 2
15:00 15:40 Skewb Ao5 Combined Final 0:30 cut-off, 1:00 time limit 23 2
15:40 16:20 Pyraminx Ao5 First 36 2
16:20 16:30 2x2 Ao5 Final 8 1
16:30 16:40 3x3 Ao5 Final 8 1
16:40 17:00 Break
17:00 17:30 Awards

Please see regulation A1a1 for "time-limit".
Please see regulation A1a2 for the "total" cumulative time limit.
Please see regulation 9g for combined rounds and "cut-off"

Live results are available on Cubecomps.

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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