Melbourne Summer 2020
- Jan 25 - 27, 2020
- Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Diamond Creek Community Stadium
- 129-163 Main Hurstbridge Rd, Diamond Creek VIC 3089
Court 3 on Saturday, Courts 1-2 on Sunday
- Ethan Pride, Kerrie Jarman, and Speedcubing Australia
- WCA Delegates
- Edward Hollingdale, Ethan Pride, Kerrie Jarman, and Sebastian Robbins
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There is a competitor limit of 250 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $25 (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.
Upon registering you will receive an email stating “Your registration for Melbourne Summer 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.
Once the competitor limit of 250 has been filled, new registrations will be added to the waitlist, sorted in the order of payment. You must pay the registration fee to be on the waitlist. Waitlisted competitors will only be accepted if an accepted competitors withdraws from the competition. All competitors still on the waitlist after 17/01/2020 will be removed and provided a full refund.
If you can no longer attend, let us know as soon as possible by emailing the organisation team at firstname.lastname@example.org. We often have waiting lists so letting us know you cannot attend, allows us to add another person to the competition. By not telling us, you are denying someone a chance to compete.
To receive a full refund you must email the organisational team at email@example.com before 17/01/2020. Refunds will not be issued after this date for any reason
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Feliks Zemdegs won with an average of 7.19 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Tommy Kiprillis finished second (7.78) and Tu Pham finished third (8.26).
Oceanian records: Conor Sullivan Skewb 2.76 (average); Darby Lee Clock 5.54 (single) and Clock 6.27 (average); Feliks Zemdegs 5x5x5 Cube 42.09 (average); Tommy Kiprillis 3x3x3 Fewest Moves 20 (single) and 3x3x3 Fewest Moves 22.67 (average).
|3x3x3 Cube||Feliks Zemdegs||6.12||7.19||Australia||6.54||7.87||6.12||9.45||7.17|
|2x2x2 Cube||Andy Gong||1.36||1.65||Australia||1.48||3.92||1.90||1.56||1.36|
|4x4x4 Cube||Feliks Zemdegs||21.27||24.50||Australia||27.80||30.43||23.35||21.27||22.34|
|5x5x5 Cube||Feliks Zemdegs||38.55||42.09||OcR||Australia||44.07||41.70||38.55||40.78||43.80|
|6x6x6 Cube||Feliks Zemdegs||1:22.84||1:25.38||Australia||1:24.85||1:28.44||1:22.84|
|7x7x7 Cube||Feliks Zemdegs||2:01.53||2:02.98||Australia||2:02.22||2:01.53||2:05.20|
|3x3x3 Blindfolded||Jack Cai||18.11||21.24||Australia||18.11||20.45||25.17|
|3x3x3 Fewest Moves||Tommy Kiprillis||20||OcR||22.67||OcR||Australia||25||20||23|
|3x3x3 One-Handed||Feliks Zemdegs||9.86||10.99||Australia||10.74||12.76||11.02||11.20||9.86|
|Pyraminx||Junqi Feng (冯骏骐)||1.94||2.66||China||2.12||1.94||3.65||2.90||2.95|
|4x4x4 Blindfolded||Jack Cai||2:09.23||DNF||Australia||DNF||4:34.12||2:09.23|
|5x5x5 Blindfolded||Lennon Hughes||12:45.00||DNF||Australia||DNF||DNF||12:45.00|
|3x3x3 Multi-Blind||Lennon Hughes||14/14 51:46||Australia||14/14 51:46|
|3x3x3 Cube||First round||Ao5||10:00.00||Top 100 advance to next round|
|Second round||Ao5||10:00.00||Top 40 advance to next round|
|Semi Final||Ao5||10:00.00||Top 12 advance to next round|
|2x2x2 Cube||First round||Ao5||2:00.00||Top 100 advance to next round|
|Second round||Ao5||2:00.00||Top 12 advance to next round|
|4x4x4 Cube||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||3:00.00||2 attempts to get < 1:10.00||Top 25 advance to next round|
|Second round||Ao5||3:00.00||Top 12 advance to next round|
|5x5x5 Cube||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||4:00.00||2 attempts to get < 1:50.00||Top 12 advance to next round|
|6x6x6 Cube||First round||Bo1 / Mo3||6:00.00||1 attempt to get < 3:30.00||Top 8 advance to next round|
|7x7x7 Cube||First round||Bo1 / Mo3||10:00.00||1 attempt to get < 6:00.00||Top 8 advance to next round|
|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||Mo3||1 hour|
|3x3x3 One-Handed||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||2:00.00||2 attempts to get < 35.00||Top 12 advance to next round|
|Clock||Final||Bo2 / Ao5||2:00.00||2 attempts to get < 20.00|
|Megaminx||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||4:00.00||2 attempts to get < 1:50.00||Top 8 advance to next round|
|Pyraminx||First round||Ao5||2:00.00||Top 12 advance to next round|
|Skewb||First round||Ao5||1:00.00||Top 12 advance to next round|
|Square-1||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||1:00.00||2 attempts to get < 30.00||Top 8 advance to next round|
|4x4x4 Blindfolded||Final||Bo3||1:00:00.00 total for 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final and 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final **|
|5x5x5 Blindfolded||Final||Bo3||1:00:00.00 total for 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final and 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final **|
|3x3x3 Multi-Blind||Final||Bo1||10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00|
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Schedule for Saturday (January 25, 2020)
Schedule for Sunday (January 26, 2020)
Schedule for Monday (January 27, 2020)
On Sunday night we will be holding a fun filled mystery event! You will only need to know how to solve a 3x3x3 cube and to do 3x3x3 Blindfolded. Please email Ethan if you have questions about your eligibility.
To participate you must send an email to Ethan Registration for the mystery event will close on 17/01/2020.
There will be a limit of 32 competitors and there will be great prizes on offer.
The competition venue is located at Community Bank Stadium, 129-163 Main Hurstbridge Rd, Diamond Creek VIC 3089.
Take a Hurstbridge line train and get off at Diamond Creek. This is a 5 minute walk to the venue.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. What time should I arrive at the competition?
Not all competitors are required on the first competition day, Saturday 25th. It is important to look at the schedule and identify your first event. If you are a new competitor you should arrive for registration at 8.30am Sunday, followed by a new competitor tutorial at 9am. You should be at the venue ready to compete 30 minutes before you are scheduled to compete. 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?
Your times will be uploaded to WCA Live - 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 Ethan Pride, Kerrie Jarman and Sebastian Robbins, 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?
We can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Live results will be provided via WCA Live. It may take up to an hour between times being set and them appearing online.
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.
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 email@example.com
- We are using pre-allocated groups. Within a round of an event there may be multiple groups of competitors.
- You can find your personal schedule and a list of all groups here.
- Each competitor will also receive a print out of this schedule at registration.
- While we will endeavour to run to schedule for all groups, you must be ready to compete 20 minutes before the scheduled time for your group. Please also be aware that delays may occur throughout the weekend.
First time competitors
- Bring some form of ID for registration.
- If you are NOT competing under Australia, please also bring your passport or proof of citizenship.
- Ensure you are familiar with the WCA Regulations. You can also watch this guide for first time competitors.
- All competitors are required to bring their own puzzles for all events they are competiting in.
- The new competitor tutorial is at 9:00am on Sunday 26th.
- This is a very large competition, we will need a lot of support from judges over the weekend.
- We will be running two dedicated judging tutorial sessions for anyone who would like to be involved in the competition but has no cubing experience. The tutorial has been designed specifically for non-cubers and will answer any questions you have and to show you how easy it is to get involved. We will have one session on Saturday straight after lunch at 1.30pm and again at 9am Sunday morning - the same time as the new competitor tutorial.
- It is expected that ALL competitors will make themselves available to assist in judging the competition (as per Regulation 1e2) . Please make sure you are familiar with the process of solving and judging. If you need a refresher, please come to the judging tutorial or speak to your delegates - Ethan, Kerrie, Seb or Edward.
On Sunday afternoon we will be holding a Mystery Event. This promises to be very entertaining for spectators and the 32 competitors that have signed up. Come along and join in the fun!
Information for all Competitors
- This is a 3 day competition, with less popular events scheduled on Saturday 25th (Day 1). You are not required to attend unless you have events scheduled on Saturday (although you are more than welcome to come along and spectate and/or judge). Registration for all other competitors will begin at 8:30am Sunday 26th.
- There will be very limited seating for spectators on Saturday 25th (Day 1). We ask that spectators bring a camp chair or similar.
- No flash photography under any circumstance within the venue. It is extremely distracting for competitors.
- ALL competitors will receive a new special edition lanyard at this competition, you do not need to bring your regular lanyard.
- We will be recycling the nametag plastic sleeves, please leave unwanted plastic sleeves at the collection box at the registration desk.
- We will be sharing the venue with basketballers over the weekend, it is expected that the car park will get congested. The venue has advised there is plenty of untimed parking in the surrounding streets, and ask that you please be mindful of the local residents.
- There are thousands of puzzles at these events, make sure to keep yours together so you don't lose them! Keeping them in a bag and looking after it at all times is recommended. If you do lose a puzzle, please speak to us at the event or email us, it is possible someone has handed it in to us.
- For your reference, the full competition schedule can be found here.
- Results on the day will be uploaded to WCA Live.
If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to seeing you at the competition!
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++).
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.