Perth Puzzle Marathon 2022
- Aug 6 - 7, 2022
- Perth, Western Australia, Australia
- Cnr Sandgate St and South Tce, South Perth
- Mark Charlesworth, Melanie Charlesworth, and Speedcubing Australia
- WCA Delegates
- Charlie van Ooran, James Holdsworth, Tyler Williams, and Zak Kenny
- Download all the competition's details as PDF .
The majority of events at this competition are held between 9:40am and 6:00pm. However, the competition has events running from 6:20am until 1:00am the following day. Please be sure to check the times of your registered events.
- Main event
- Registration period
Online registration opened and closed .
- Registration requirements
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There is a competitor limit of 100 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.
Registrants on the waiting list may be accepted onto the competitor list until .
If you are a registered competitor you may change your registered events until on the Register tab.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.
Upon registering you will receive an email stating “Your registration for Perth Puzzle Marathon 2022 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 is not complete and will not be processed until you have paid the $25 registration fee. Contact the organisational team if you encounter an issue.
- Once the competitor limit of 100 has filled, the waiting list will be opened.
- You must pay the $25 registration fee to be added to the waiting list.
- New registrations will be added to a waitlist and sorted in the order of payment.
- Waitlisted competitors will only be added to the competition if an existing competitors withdraws.
- All competitors still on the waiting list after 28 July 2022 will be removed and provided with a full refund.
- You may enquire about your position on the waiting list by contacting the organisational team.
- If you can no longer make the competition you may request a refund.
- To receive a full refund you must contact the organisational team by 28 July 2022.
- Withdrawing enables us to maximise attendance and for competitors on the waiting list to attend.
- Refunds will only be issued after this date if you are feeling unwell with COVID-19 symptoms or are awaiting a COVID test and can no longer attend the competition.
You may change the events you are registered on the Register tab by 28 July 2022. After this date it is not possible to add further events. It is also acceptable to not show up for any event you do not wish to compete in.
Communications from us:
- There will be important messages from the organisational team regarding your registration. Please ensure you whitelist our domain speedcubing.org.au in your email program.
- Once the competitor limit of 100 has filled, the waiting list will be opened.
Click here to display the highlights of the competition.
|3x3x3 Cube||Jonathan Charlesworth||7.22||8.63||Australia||8.93||8.18||9.04||7.22||8.77|
|2x2x2 Cube||Joshua Hounslow||1.46||1.93||Australia||2.35||1.46||1.63||1.81||3.31|
|4x4x4 Cube||Marquez Phan||29.62||31.27||Australia||30.93||29.62||31.86||31.03||37.00|
|5x5x5 Cube||Jonathan Charlesworth||1:05.25||1:07.17||Australia||1:06.11||1:07.48||1:08.00||1:07.93||1:05.25|
|6x6x6 Cube||Jonathan Charlesworth||1:57.39||2:05.27||Australia||1:59.18||1:57.39||2:19.23|
|7x7x7 Cube||Jonathan Charlesworth||3:28.66||3:40.60||Australia||3:51.76||3:41.39||3:28.66|
|3x3x3 Blindfolded||Joshua Hounslow||40.40||DNF||Australia||40.40||DNF||DNF|
|3x3x3 Fewest Moves||Glen Goh Wee Zhuan (吴洧全)||34||36.67||Singapore||37||34||39|
|3x3x3 Cube||First round||Ao5||10:00.00||Top 40 advance to next round|
|Second round||Ao5||10:00.00||Top 12 advance to next round|
|2x2x2 Cube||First round||Ao5||2:00.00||Top 12 advance to next round|
|4x4x4 Cube||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||2:30.00||2 attempts to get < 1:20.00||Top 12 advance to next round|
|5x5x5 Cube||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||4:00.00||2 attempts to get < 3:00.00||Top 4 advance to next round|
|6x6x6 Cube||Final||Bo1 / Mo3||6:00.00||1 attempt to get < 4:30.00|
|7x7x7 Cube||Final||Bo1 / Mo3||8:00.00||1 attempt to get < 6:00.00|
|3x3x3 Blindfolded||First round||Bo3||10:00.00 cumulative *||Top 6 advance to next round|
|Final||Bo3||10:00.00 cumulative *|
|3x3x3 Fewest Moves||Final||Mo3||1 hour|
|Megaminx||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||4:00.00||2 attempts to get < 2:30.00||Top 6 advance to next round|
|Pyraminx||First round||Ao5||2:00.00||Top 12 advance to next round|
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Schedule for Saturday (August 06, 2022)
Schedule for Sunday (August 07, 2022)
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. How can I change my events?
You may change your registered events on the Register tab up to 28 July 2022. 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.
Q. What time should I arrive at the competition?
If you are competing in the Fewest Moves Challenge (FMC), you should arrive at the venue at 6:10AM; 10 minutes prior to the beginning of the attempt.
All other competitors should arrive for registration at 9:40AM.
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 on 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 to WCA Live throughout 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. 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?
The organisational team can answer all your questions.
Spectators are permitted and may enter FREE of charge.
We encourage spectators and it is often good to come watch first to understand how a competition operates. You will then know what to do when you do compete. There are also plenty of opportunities to get involved as a volunteer. If you would a judging tutorial please approach a Delegate, they will be wearing the bright red polo shirts.
No tickets are required, you can attend at any time.
Live results will be provided via WCALive. It may take up to an hour between times being set and them appearing online.
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.