Australian Nationals 2021


Date
Sep 24 - 26, 2021
City
Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
Venue

Carrara Indoor Sports Stadium

Address
296 Nerang Broadbeach Rd, Carrara QLD 4211
Details

Main Stadium

Contact

Speedcubing Australia

Organizers
Ethan Pride, Kerrie Jarman, and Speedcubing Australia
WCA Delegates
Charlie van Ooran, David Edwards, Edward Hollingdale, Ethan Pride, Kerrie Jarman, Liam Sweet, Nathan Seeto, Sam van Vliet, Sebastian Robbins, and Zak Kenny
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Information


There are qualification requirements for this competition! Please see the qualifications tab for more details. You must have competed before in a WCA competition in order to compete.

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Events
Main event
Number of times bookmarked
48
Registration period

Online registration will be open from to .

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 700 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $55 (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 Australian Nationals 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 will not be processed until you have paid the registration fees. Email the organisation team at support@speedcubing.org.au if you encounter an issue.

Waiting List:

Once the competitor limit has filled, the waiting list will be opened. New registrations will be added to a waitlist and sorted in the order of payment. Waitlisted competitors will only be accepted provided one of the accepted competitors withdraws from the competition. All competitors still on the waiting list after 10/09/2021 will be removed and provided with a full refund. You may enquire about your position on the waiting list by emailing the organisation team at support@speedcubing.org.au.

Deleting Registration/Refunds:

If you can no longer make the competition you may request a refund. To receive a full refund you must email the organisational team at support@speedcubing.org.au by 10/09/2021. Refunds will not be issued after this date for any reason. Withdrawing enables competitors on the waiting list to attend the competition.

Changing Events:

You may change the events you are registered for by emailing support@speedcubing.org.au by 10/09/2021. 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.

Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 2:00.00 Top 150 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 2:00.00 Top 75 advance to next round
Semi Final Ao5 2:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 2:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 1:00.00 Top 75 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 1:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00
4x4x4 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 2:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00 Top 50 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 1:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00
5x5x5 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 3:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:45.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 3:00.00
6x6x6 Cube First round Bo1 / Mo3 5:00.00 1 attempt to get < 3:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Mo3 5:00.00
7x7x7 Cube First round Bo1 / Mo3 7:00.00 1 attempt to get < 5:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Bo1 / Mo3 7:00.00 1 attempt to get < 5:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round Bo3 5:00.00 cumulative * Top 36 advance to next round
Second round Bo3 5:00.00 cumulative * Top 12 advance to next round
Final Bo3 5:00.00 cumulative *
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2 / Ao5 1:00.00 2 attempts to get < 30.00 Top 75 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 1:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00
Clock First round Bo2 / Ao5 30.00 2 attempts to get < 15.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 30.00
Megaminx First round Bo2 / Ao5 3:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:45.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 3:00.00
Pyraminx First round Ao5 1:00.00 Top 75 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 1:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00
Skewb First round Ao5 1:00.00 Top 75 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 1:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00
Square-1 First round Bo2 / Ao5 1:00.00 2 attempts to get < 30.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo3 1:00:00.00 total for 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final and 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final **
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final Bo3 1:00:00.00 total for 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final and 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final **
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final Bo1 10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00

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Schedule for Friday (September 24, 2021)

From 08:00 AM
To 09:00 AM
Registration
Main Stadium
From 08:30 AM
To 10:00 AM
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final
Main Stadium
Format
Bo3
Time limit
1:00:00.00 total for 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final and 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final **
From 08:30 AM
To 10:00 AM
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final
Main Stadium
Format
Bo3
Time limit
1:00:00.00 total for 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final and 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final **
From 10:00 AM
To 11:00 AM
7x7x7 Cube First round
Main Stadium
Format
Bo1 / Mo3
Time limit
7:00.00
Cutoff
1 attempt to get < 5:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 10:30 AM
To 11:25 AM
6x6x6 Cube First round
Main Stadium
Format
Bo1 / Mo3
Time limit
5:00.00
Cutoff
1 attempt to get < 3:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 11:25 AM
To 12:15 PM
Square-1 First round
Main Stadium
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 30.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 12:15 PM
To 01:15 PM
Lunch
Main Stadium
From 01:15 PM
To 01:55 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round
Main Stadium
Format
Bo3
Time limit
5:00.00 cumulative *
Proceed
Top 36 advance to next round
From 01:55 PM
To 03:25 PM
5x5x5 Cube First round
Main Stadium
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
3:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:45.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 02:10 PM
To 02:40 PM
Submission of Multiblind cubes
Main Stadium
From 03:25 PM
To 04:25 PM
Megaminx First round
Main Stadium
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
3:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:45.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 04:25 PM
To 05:15 PM
Clock First round
Main Stadium
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
30.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 15.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 05:15 PM
To 06:30 PM
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final (Attempt 1)
Main Stadium
Format
Bo1
Time limit
10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00

Schedule for Saturday (September 25, 2021)

From 08:00 AM
To 08:30 AM
Registration
Main Stadium
From 08:30 AM
To 08:45 AM
Welcome
Main Stadium
From 08:45 AM
To 09:00 AM
Tutorial for new competitors
Main Stadium
From 09:00 AM
To 11:20 AM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Main Stadium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 150 advance to next round
From 11:20 AM
To 12:20 PM
Skewb First round
Main Stadium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Proceed
Top 75 advance to next round
From 12:20 PM
To 01:20 PM
Lunch
Main Stadium
From 01:20 PM
To 02:50 PM
2x2x2 Cube First round
Main Stadium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Proceed
Top 75 advance to next round
From 02:50 PM
To 04:05 PM
Pyraminx First round
Main Stadium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Proceed
Top 75 advance to next round
From 04:05 PM
To 05:45 PM
4x4x4 Cube First round
Main Stadium
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
Proceed
Top 50 advance to next round

Schedule for Sunday (September 26, 2021)

From 08:30 AM
To 09:45 AM
3x3x3 One-Handed First round
Main Stadium
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 30.00
Proceed
Top 75 advance to next round
From 09:45 AM
To 10:25 AM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
Main Stadium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 75 advance to next round
From 10:25 AM
To 10:40 AM
2x2x2 Cube Second round
Main Stadium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 10:40 AM
To 10:55 AM
Pyraminx Second round
Main Stadium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 10:55 AM
To 11:10 AM
Skewb Second round
Main Stadium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 11:10 AM
To 11:35 AM
4x4x4 Cube Second round
Main Stadium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 11:35 AM
To 11:55 AM
3x3x3 One-Handed Second round
Main Stadium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 11:55 AM
To 12:15 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded Second round
Main Stadium
Format
Bo3
Time limit
5:00.00 cumulative *
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 12:15 PM
To 12:55 PM
Lunch
Main Stadium
From 12:55 PM
To 01:15 PM
3x3x3 Cube Semi Final
Main Stadium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 01:15 PM
To 01:25 PM
Break
Main Stadium
From 01:25 PM
To 01:45 PM
Square-1 Final
Main Stadium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
From 01:45 PM
To 02:00 PM
Skewb Final
Main Stadium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
From 02:00 PM
To 02:15 PM
Pyraminx Final
Main Stadium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
From 02:15 PM
To 02:35 PM
Megaminx Final
Main Stadium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
3:00.00
From 02:35 PM
To 02:50 PM
Clock Final
Main Stadium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
30.00
From 02:50 PM
To 03:05 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed Final
Main Stadium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
From 03:05 PM
To 03:20 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final
Main Stadium
Format
Bo3
Time limit
5:00.00 cumulative *
From 03:20 PM
To 03:40 PM
7x7x7 Cube Final
Main Stadium
Format
Bo1 / Mo3
Time limit
7:00.00
Cutoff
1 attempt to get < 5:00.00
From 03:40 PM
To 04:00 PM
6x6x6 Cube Final
Main Stadium
Format
Mo3
Time limit
5:00.00
From 04:00 PM
To 04:20 PM
5x5x5 Cube Final
Main Stadium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
3:00.00
From 04:20 PM
To 04:40 PM
4x4x4 Cube Final
Main Stadium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
From 04:40 PM
To 04:55 PM
2x2x2 Cube Final
Main Stadium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
From 04:55 PM
To 05:05 PM
Break
Main Stadium
From 05:05 PM
To 06:05 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
Main Stadium
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 06:05 PM
To 06:35 PM
Awards
Main Stadium

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How can I change my events?
You must make any change to your registered events by 10/09/2021. Send an email to support@speedcubing.org.au detailing your event changes.

Q. What time should I arrive at the competition?
You should arrive for registration on the morning of your first event. 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?
If you have any questions on the day feel free to ask any of our Delegates! They will be wearing bright coloured shrts to stand out from the crowd!

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 support@speedcubing.org.au.

Q. Where is Fewest Moves!?
The Fewest Moves event will be held on Sunday September 19th in many cities across Australia. We aim to have a venue in each major Australian city to have as many competitors as possible. More information on the Fewest Moves National Championship will be announced shortly!

Live Results

Live results for this competition will be available through WCA Live. Results may take some time between being set and uploaded to WCA Live.

Qualification Standards

We will have qualification standards for events per the below.

  • 3x3x3 Multi-Blind - Top 48 competitors ranked by Best result
  • 4x4x4 Blindfolded - Top 48 competitors ranked by Best result
  • 5x5x5 Blindfolded - Top 48 competitors ranked by Best result

Qualification results will only be considered from official WCA competitions that conclude before the closing of registration on September 10, 2021.

You may register for events you have not yet qualified for, but your registration for these events will be deleted from your registration prior to the competition if you do not meet the qualification requirement.

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.