Queensland Open 2022


Date
Jul 23 - 24, 2022
City
Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia
Venue

Morayfield Sport and Event Centre

Address
298 Morayfield Rd, Morayfield QLD 4506
Details

Main Hall

Contact

Speedcubing Australia

Organizers
Speedcubing Australia and Vicki Otsu
WCA Delegates
Dallas McNeil, Edward Hollingdale, Ethan Pride, Kerrie Jarman, and Patrick Kleverlaan
Download all the competition's details as PDF here.
Information

Contact us
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Speedcubing Australia Website

Events
Main event
Competitors
256
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
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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 350 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $30 (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.
Any spectator can attend for free.

Payment:

Upon registering you will receive an email stating “Your registration for Queensland Open 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 $30 registration fee. Contact the organisational team if you encounter an issue.

Waiting List:

  • Once the competitor limit of 350 has filled, the waiting list will be opened.
  • You must pay the $30 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 15/07/2022 will be removed and provided with a full refund.
  • You may enquire about your position on the waiting list by contacting the organisational team.

Deleting Registration/Refunds:

  • 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 15/07/2022.
  • 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 15/07/2022. 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.

COVID requirements:

This competition will comply with the QLD Government requirements in place at the time of the competition. Please see the FAQ tab for any COVID requirements, which may change closer to the competition.

Highlights
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Charlie Eggins won with an average of 7.34 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Jayden McNeill finished second (8.01) and Yibo Wang (王奕博) finished third (8.45).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Charlie Eggins 6.15 7.34 Australia 7.526.547.958.406.15
2x2x2 Cube Guanbo Wang (王冠博) 1.16 1.44 China 2.431.481.411.431.16
4x4x4 Cube Yibo Wang (王奕博) 28.76 29.87 China 28.7630.1029.2336.0730.29
5x5x5 Cube Yibo Wang (王奕博) 56.22 57.62 China 56.2258.261:07.5856.5258.09
3x3x3 Blindfolded Charlie Eggins 18.33 DNF Australia 18.33DNFDNF
3x3x3 One-Handed Yibo Wang (王奕博) 9.99 12.00 China 9.9916.1513.6710.8611.48
Megaminx Yibo Wang (王奕博) 43.54 47.17 China 52.9548.1349.0443.5444.34
4x4x4 Blindfolded Charlie Eggins 2:56.76 DNF Australia DNFDNF2:56.76
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 5:00.00 Top 80 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 5:00.00 Top 20 advance to next round
Final Ao5 5:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 2:00.00 Top 80 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 2:00.00 Top 20 advance to next round
Final Ao5 2:00.00
4x4x4 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 3:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:20.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 3:00.00
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 4:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3 10:00.00 cumulative *
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2 / Ao5 1:30.00 2 attempts to get < 35.00 Top 20 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:30.00
Megaminx Final Bo2 / Ao5 4:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo3 45:00.00 total for 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final and 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final **
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final Bo3 45:00.00 total for 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final and 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final **

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Schedule for Saturday (July 23, 2022)

From 08:45 AM
To 09:00 AM
Registration - Big Blind only
Main Hall
From 09:00 AM
To 10:15 AM
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final
Main Hall
Format
Bo3
Time limit
45:00.00 total for 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final and 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final **
From 09:00 AM
To 10:15 AM
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final
Main Hall
Format
Bo3
Time limit
45:00.00 total for 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final and 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final **
From 09:45 AM
To 02:30 PM
Registration
Main Hall
From 10:15 AM
To 11:15 AM
Megaminx Final
Main Hall
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
4:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
From 10:15 AM
To 10:35 AM
Tutorial for new competitors
Main Hall
From 11:15 AM
To 12:30 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed First round
Main Hall
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
1:30.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 35.00
Proceed
Top 20 advance to next round
From 11:15 AM
To 11:35 AM
Tutorial for new competitors
Main Hall
From 12:30 PM
To 01:30 PM
Lunch
Main Hall
From 01:30 PM
To 03:00 PM
4x4x4 Cube First round
Main Hall
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
3:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:20.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 01:30 PM
To 01:50 PM
Tutorial for new competitors
Main Hall
From 03:00 PM
To 04:00 PM
5x5x5 Cube Final
Main Hall
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
4:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
From 04:00 PM
To 04:20 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed Final
Main Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:30.00
From 04:20 PM
To 04:40 PM
4x4x4 Cube Final
Main Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
3:00.00

Schedule for Sunday (July 24, 2022)

From 08:15 AM
To 09:15 AM
Registration
Main Hall
From 09:15 AM
To 09:35 AM
Tutorial for new competitors
Main Hall
From 09:35 AM
To 11:50 AM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Main Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
5:00.00
Proceed
Top 80 advance to next round
From 11:50 AM
To 12:50 PM
Lunch
Main Hall
From 12:50 PM
To 02:30 PM
2x2x2 Cube First round
Main Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 80 advance to next round
From 02:30 PM
To 03:00 PM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
Main Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
5:00.00
Proceed
Top 20 advance to next round
From 03:00 PM
To 03:30 PM
2x2x2 Cube Second round
Main Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Proceed
Top 20 advance to next round
From 03:30 PM
To 04:10 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final
Main Hall
Format
Bo3
Time limit
10:00.00 cumulative *
From 04:10 PM
To 04:25 PM
2x2x2 Cube Final
Main Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 04:25 PM
To 04:40 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
Main Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
5:00.00
From 04:40 PM
To 04:55 PM
Pack-up
Main Hall
From 04:55 PM
To 05:10 PM
Awards
Main Hall

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How can I change my events?
You must make any change to your registered events by 15/07/2022. You can change your events via the competition registration page.

Q. What time should I arrive at the competition?
You should arrive for registration at 8:15. You should be at the venue ready to compete 30 minutes before you are scheduled. Sometimes we run ahead and if you are not available for your group you most likely will not be permitted to join a later group. 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 onto 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 Kerrie Jarman, Edward Hollingdale, Dallas McNeil, Ethan Pride and Patrick Kleverlaan, 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?
The organisational team can answer all your questions.

COVID-19 FAQ

Q. What COVID safety protocols will be in place?
The organisers have put together a COVID safety plan.

- Face masks are strongly recommended for competitors and guests
- There will be an increased focus on hand hygiene and maintaining social distancing, hand sanitiser will be available throughout the venue.
- There will be an increased cleaning regime.

You MUST NOT attend if you are:
- unwell with any COVID symptoms
- been directed to isolate by the Department of Health
- awaiting the results of a COVID-19 test

Q. Can I get a refund if I am isolating?
Yes, if you are in isolation you will be eligible for a refund of your registration fees. You must email us before the competition begins.

Q. Do I have to wear a face mask?
Face masks are strongly recommended for competitors and guests

Q. Can I bring my own face mask and/or hand sanitiser?
Yes, it is recommended that you bring your own face mask and hand sanitiser. Hand sanitiser will be provided at the venue.

Q. Can I still borrow some one else's puzzles?
We advise against sharing of puzzles.
Please make sure your puzzles are legal for competition, especially for events such as 3x3 blindfolded (no logos!). All of the information regarding cube legality can be found in the WCA Regulations. If you are unsure about this please don't hesitate to contact the organisers with any questions.

Q. Where can I ask other questions?
Please contact the organisational team.

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 but we ask you to avoid the busy Sunday morning period.

Live Results

Live results will be provided via WCALive. It may take up to an hour between times being set and them appearing online.

This competition is proudly sponsored by Moreton Bay Regional Council

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The first rounds of all events will be run in pre-determined fixed seated groups. It is important that you know which groups of each event you are in.

A summary of groups can be found here . You can find an individual schedule here. Each competitor will be provided with a printed copy of their invididual group assignments at registration.

Throughout the competition we will also need LOTS of judges, runners and scramblers. All competitiors will need to do some judging at the bare minimum, usually in other groups of your events, the more events you do the more your will need to help out. If you don't know how to help please come and ask, there is almost always something for you to do.

If you have any questions about the groups please contact us here

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.

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