WCA World Championship 2019


Date
Jul 11 - 14, 2019
City
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Venue

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

Address
1 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf VIC 3006
Details

Plenary

Website
WCA World Championship 2019 website
Contact

Speedcubing Australia

Organizers
Edward Hollingdale, Ethan Pride, Jeffrey Hobbs, Kerrie Jarman, Paul N. van de Geest, Speedcubing Australia, and Tim McMahon
WCA Delegates
Alex Asbery, Edward Hollingdale, Ethan Pride, James Macdiarmid, Laura Ohrndorf, Liam Sweet, Nathan Seeto, Philippe Virouleau, and Sebastian Robbins
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Information

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Events
Main event
Competitors
833
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
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There is a competitor limit of 1000 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $70 (Australian Dollar).
If your registration is cancelled before you will be refunded 50% of your registration fee.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.
Spectators can attend paying an entry fee of $20 (Australian Dollar).

If you notify us before 02/06/2019 23:59AEST you will receive a full refund of your event fees but not of your base fee.

The full list of base fees and per event fees can be found on the competition website.

Please note that qualification results apply for this competition. They can be found on the competition website. Competitors must have achieved the qualification result for their events by May 29, 2019.

Guest passes are available for purchase. Each competitor may purchase two (2) 4-day guest passes for $10 (Australian Dollar) each. Additional tickets may be purchased at the competition. Full details can be found on the competition website.

Registration fee includes GST for payments made after February 10th

Highlights
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Philipp Weyer won with an average of 6.74 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Sean Patrick Villanueva finished second (6.78) and Sebastian Weyer finished third (6.81).

World records: Andrew Huang‎ Skewb 0.93 (single); Max Park‎ 7x7x7 Cube 1:44.02 (single) and 7x7x7 Cube 1:50.10 (average); Stanley Chapel‎ 4x4x4 Blindfolded 1:08.07 (single), 4x4x4 Blindfolded 1:21.81 (average), and 5x5x5 Blindfolded 2:38.77 (single).

African records: Timothy Lawrance‎ 3x3x3 Fewest Moves 25 (single) and 3x3x3 Fewest Moves 28.00 (average).

Asian records: Lim Hung (林弘)‎ 3x3x3 With Feet 17.10 (single) and 3x3x3 With Feet 23.29 (average); Makoto Takaoka (高岡誠)‎ Square-1 7.50 (average); Seung Hyuk Nahm (남승혁)‎ 4x4x4 Cube 19.87 (single), 4x4x4 Cube 23.57 (average), 5x5x5 Cube 45.75 (average), 5x5x5 Cube 40.66 (single), 5x5x5 Cube 44.78 (average), and 6x6x6 Cube 1:24.61 (single).

Oceanian records: David Epstein‎ Square-1 8.68 (average); Tom Nelson‎ 3x3x3 Multi-Blind 29/31 57:09 (single).

European records: Amos Nordman‎ Megaminx 34.50 (average); Ciarán Beahan‎ 5x5x5 Cube 38.96 (single) and 6x6x6 Cube 1:27.23 (average); Martin Vædele Egdal‎ 3x3x3 Blindfolded 21.52 (average) and 3x3x3 Blindfolded 19.94 (average).

North American records: Max Hilliard‎ 3x3x3 Blindfolded 16.23 (single).

South American records: Manuel Gutman‎ 3x3x3 Blindfolded 20.81 (average) and 5x5x5 Blindfolded 6:13.53 (single).