Sydney Open 2019


Date
Dec 14 - 15, 2019
City
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Venue

Turramurra High School

Address
104 Maxwell Street, Turramurra NSW 2074
Details

School Hall

Contact

Speedcubing Australia

Organizers
Edward Hollingdale, Feliks Zemdegs, Paul N. van de Geest, and Speedcubing Australia
WCA Delegates
Edward Hollingdale, Nathan Seeto, and Sebastian Robbins
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Events
Main event
Competitors
170
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
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Register for this competition here.
There is a competitor limit of 180 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $15 (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.
Spectators can attend for free.

Upon registering you will receive an email stating “Your registration for Sydney Open 2019 is submitted and pending approval” 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.

Once the competitor limit has filled new registrations will be added to a waitlist to be sorted in the order of payment. Waitlisted competitors will only be accepted provided one of the accepted competitors withdraws from the competition by emailing the organisation team at support@speedcubing.org.au. All competitors still on the waiting list after the 5th of December will be removed.

To receive a refund you must email the organisational team at support@speedcubing.org.au before the 5th of December. Refunds will not be issued after this date for any reason.

All registration fees include GST.

Highlights
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Feliks Zemdegs won with an average of 6.27 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Vincent Wong finished second (8.61) and Loic Chiang finished third (8.89).

Oceanian records: Feliks Zemdegs‎ 5x5x5 Cube 42.85 (average).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Feliks Zemdegs 5.53 6.27 Australia 6.695.536.325.81DNF
2x2x2 Cube Feliks Zemdegs 1.53 2.29 Australia 3.502.251.532.192.42
4x4x4 Cube Bryan Eng 30.84 32.43 Australia 31.9733.4230.8431.8936.24
5x5x5 Cube Feliks Zemdegs 40.56 42.85 OcR Australia 42.1244.8652.3641.5740.56
6x6x6 Cube Feliks Zemdegs 1:19.92 1:24.17 Australia 1:19.921:27.041:25.54
3x3x3 Blindfolded Timothy Loh 32.08 DNF Australia 41.82DNF32.08
3x3x3 One-Handed Feliks Zemdegs 9.30 10.52 Australia 10.8110.4911.9610.259.30
Pyraminx Alex Hirschhorn 3.82 4.59 Australia 3.824.174.135.485.61
4x4x4 Blindfolded Nathan Seeto 5:20.93 DNF Australia DNF5:20.937:22.11
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Timothy Loh 14/19 57:32 Australia 14/19 57:3210/19 58:19
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 60 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 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 3:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:30.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 2:00.00
5x5x5 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 4:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:30.00 Top 8 advance to next round
Final Ao5 4:00.00
6x6x6 Cube Final Bo1 / Mo3 6:00.00 1 attempt to get < 3:30.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round Bo3 10:00.00 cumulative * Top 8 advance to next round
Final Bo3 10:00.00 cumulative *
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2 / Ao5 2:00.00 2 attempts to get < 40.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 2:00.00
Pyraminx First round Ao5 1:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo3 30:00.00 cumulative *
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final Bo2 10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00

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Schedule for Saturday (December 14, 2019)

From 09:00 AM
To 09:30 AM
Registration
School Hall Stage 1
From 09:30 AM
To 09:45 AM
Tutorial for new competitors
School Hall Stage 1
From 09:45 AM
To 11:00 AM
2x2x2 Cube First round
School Hall Stage 1
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 09:45 AM
To 11:00 AM
2x2x2 Cube First round
School Hall Stage 2
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 11:00 AM
To 12:45 PM
3x3x3 Cube First round
School Hall Stage 1
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 60 advance to next round
From 11:00 AM
To 12:45 PM
3x3x3 Cube First round
School Hall Stage 2
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 60 advance to next round
From 12:45 PM
To 01:40 PM
Lunch
School Hall Stage 1
From 01:40 PM
To 02:30 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round
School Hall Stage 1
Format
Bo3
Time limit
10:00.00 cumulative *
Proceed
Top 8 advance to next round
From 01:40 PM
To 02:30 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round
School Hall Stage 2
Format
Bo3
Time limit
10:00.00 cumulative *
Proceed
Top 8 advance to next round
From 02:30 PM
To 03:30 PM
Pyraminx First round
School Hall Stage 1
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 02:30 PM
To 03:30 PM
Pyraminx First round
School Hall Stage 2
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 03:30 PM
To 05:00 PM
4x4x4 Cube First round
School Hall Stage 1
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
3:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:30.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 03:30 PM
To 04:00 PM
Multi Blind Cube Submission
School Hall Stage 1
From 03:30 PM
To 05:00 PM
4x4x4 Cube First round
School Hall Stage 2
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
3:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:30.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 05:00 PM
To 06:30 PM
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final (Attempt 1)
School Hall Stage 1
Format
Bo2
Time limit
10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00

Schedule for Sunday (December 15, 2019)

From 08:30 AM
To 08:45 AM
Multi Blind Cube Submission
School Hall Stage 1
From 09:00 AM
To 10:15 AM
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final (Attempt 2)
School Hall Stage 1
Format
Bo2
Time limit
10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00
From 10:15 AM
To 10:50 AM
3x3x3 One-Handed First round
School Hall Stage 1
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 40.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 10:15 AM
To 10:50 AM
3x3x3 One-Handed First round
School Hall Stage 2
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 40.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 10:50 AM
To 12:15 PM
5x5x5 Cube First round
School Hall Stage 1
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
4:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 2:30.00
Proceed
Top 8 advance to next round
From 10:50 AM
To 12:15 PM
5x5x5 Cube First round
School Hall Stage 2
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
4:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 2:30.00
Proceed
Top 8 advance to next round
From 12:15 PM
To 12:45 PM
6x6x6 Cube Final
School Hall Stage 1
Format
Bo1 / Mo3
Time limit
6:00.00
Cutoff
1 attempt to get < 3:30.00
From 12:15 PM
To 12:45 PM
6x6x6 Cube Final
School Hall Stage 2
Format
Bo1 / Mo3
Time limit
6:00.00
Cutoff
1 attempt to get < 3:30.00
From 12:45 PM
To 01:45 PM
Lunch
School Hall Stage 1
From 12:45 PM
To 01:30 PM
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final
School Hall Stage 1
Format
Bo3
Time limit
30:00.00 cumulative *
From 01:45 PM
To 02:20 PM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
School Hall Stage 1
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 01:45 PM
To 02:20 PM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
School Hall Stage 2
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 02:20 PM
To 03:00 PM
6x6x6 Cube Final
School Hall Stage 1
Format
Bo1 / Mo3
Time limit
6:00.00
Cutoff
1 attempt to get < 3:30.00
From 02:20 PM
To 03:00 PM
6x6x6 Cube Final
School Hall Stage 2
Format
Bo1 / Mo3
Time limit
6:00.00
Cutoff
1 attempt to get < 3:30.00
From 03:00 PM
To 03:15 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final
School Hall Stage 1
Format
Bo3
Time limit
10:00.00 cumulative *
From 03:15 PM
To 03:30 PM
5x5x5 Cube Final
School Hall Stage 1
Format
Ao5
Time limit
4:00.00
From 03:30 PM
To 03:45 PM
2x2x2 Cube Final
School Hall Stage 1
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 03:45 PM
To 04:00 PM
4x4x4 Cube Final
School Hall Stage 1
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 04:00 PM
To 04:15 PM
Pyraminx Final
School Hall Stage 1
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
From 04:15 PM
To 04:30 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed Final
School Hall Stage 1
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 04:30 PM
To 04:45 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
School Hall Stage 1
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 04:45 PM
To 05:00 PM
Awards
School Hall Stage 1

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What time should I arrive at the competition?
You should aim to arrive for registration at 9:00 on the Saturday for Registration. You should be at the venue ready to compete 30 minutes before the scheduled start time of that event. 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 Edward Hollingdale, Nathan Seeto and Sebastian Robbins.

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. What do I do if I have another question?
Then ask us! We can be reached at support@speedcubing.org.au.

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.

For each event we will run the groups in order, however we will be using two separate stages for this competition. Eg: groups 1 and 2 for each event will run at the same time, on stages 1 and 2 respectively. Odd numbered groups will continue to run on stage 1, and even numbered groups on stage 2.

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 email us at support@speedcubing.org.au

Live results will be provided via WCA Live. 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.