Palmerston North 2022


Date
Feb 19, 2022
City
Palmerston North, New Zealand
Venue

Community Leisure Centre

Address
569 Ferguson Street, Palmerston North
Details

Neville Butler Hall

Website
Palmerston North 2022 website
Contact

https://speedcubing.nz/contact-us/

Organizers
Joshua Brungar and Speedcubing New Zealand
WCA Delegates
Alex Asbery and Luke Heath-Edwards
Download all the competition's details as PDF here.
Information

Palmerston North 2022 is an official World Cube Association (WCA) sanctioned speedcubing competition. Speedcubing is solving the 3x3x3 Cube or other similar puzzles as quickly as possible. The competition is open to all competitors regardless of experience and skill, but certain event-based time limits will be in place so as to make sure we can stay on schedule and get through the days on time. No prior experience in WCA competitions is necessary, but competitors should be familiar with the WCA regulations.

Events
Main event
Competitors
50
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
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Register for this competition here.
There is a competitor limit of 50 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $30 (New Zealand Dollar).
Registration fees won't be refunded under any circumstance.
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 by contacting the organization team.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.


Payment is made via the external website with two options to pay, either bank transfer or Paypal.

Please note: registrations are uploaded manually so may take a few days to be reflected on the WCA website.

If registration fills up, a waiting list will be created. The last date to make it off the waiting list would be 24 hours before the competition begins with the conditions being that a spot opens up (someone else pulls out) and payment is completed.

Competitors may make changes to their registered events up until the end of registration.

Highlights
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Dwyane Ramos won with an average of 6.60 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Ben Kirby finished second (7.95) and Chris Mills finished third (8.26).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Dwyane Ramos 5.70 6.60 NR New Zealand 8.127.155.706.176.49
2x2x2 Cube Dwyane Ramos 2.11 3.14 New Zealand 2.112.855.082.803.77
4x4x4 Cube Ben Kirby 25.03 28.48 New Zealand 27.8327.4430.1730.3725.03
5x5x5 Cube Dwyane Ramos 54.23 57.26 New Zealand 1:01.2655.6954.8354.231:02.96
3x3x3 One-Handed Dwyane Ramos 9.74 11.91 New Zealand 14.7415.7210.9910.009.74
Pyraminx Dwyane Ramos 2.90 3.56 New Zealand 4.174.113.562.903.01
Skewb Dwyane Ramos 2.57 3.53 New Zealand 3.853.032.573.704.07
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 20 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 10 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 1:00.00 Top 10 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00
4x4x4 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 3:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00 Top 8 advance to next round
Final Ao5 3:00.00
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 5:00.00 2 attempts to get < 3:00.00
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2 / Ao5 2:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00 Top 8 advance to next round
Final Ao5 2:00.00
Pyraminx First round Ao5 1:00.00 Top 10 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00
Skewb First round Ao5 1:00.00 Top 10 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00

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Schedule for Saturday (February 19, 2022)

From 08:00 AM
To 09:15 AM
4x4x4 Cube First round
Neville Butler Hall
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
3:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
Proceed
Top 8 advance to next round
From 09:15 AM
To 10:15 AM
2x2x2 Cube First round
Neville Butler Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Proceed
Top 10 advance to next round
From 10:15 AM
To 11:30 AM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Neville Butler Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 20 advance to next round
From 11:30 AM
To 12:30 PM
5x5x5 Cube Final
Neville Butler Hall
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
5:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 3:00.00
From 12:30 PM
To 01:00 PM
Lunch
Neville Butler Hall
From 01:00 PM
To 02:00 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed First round
Neville Butler Hall
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
Proceed
Top 8 advance to next round
From 02:00 PM
To 03:00 PM
Pyraminx First round
Neville Butler Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Proceed
Top 10 advance to next round
From 03:00 PM
To 04:00 PM
Skewb First round
Neville Butler Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
Proceed
Top 10 advance to next round
From 04:00 PM
To 04:20 PM
4x4x4 Cube Final
Neville Butler Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
3:00.00
From 04:20 PM
To 04:40 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed Final
Neville Butler Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
2:00.00
From 04:40 PM
To 05:00 PM
Skewb Final
Neville Butler Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
From 05:00 PM
To 05:30 PM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
Neville Butler Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 10 advance to next round
From 05:30 PM
To 05:50 PM
Pyraminx Final
Neville Butler Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
From 05:50 PM
To 06:10 PM
2x2x2 Cube Final
Neville Butler Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
1:00.00
From 06:10 PM
To 06:30 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
Neville Butler Hall
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 06:30 PM
To 06:50 PM
Awards
Neville Butler Hall

Q. How can I change my events?
A. You must make any change to your registered events by 16/02/2021. Contact the organisational team detailing your event changes.

Q. What time should I arrive at the competition?
A. You should be at the venue ready to compete at least 30 minutes before your first scheduled event, however if you wish to turn up earlier and help with the competition then please do. Please note the schedule is subject to change on the day.

Q. How old do I have to be to compete?
A. 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?
A. 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?
A. Before attending you should have read and understood the WCA regulations. You should also know when your events are scheduled throughout the day.
Video Competitor Tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dPL3eV-A0ww
Written Competitor Tutorial: https://www.worldcubeassociation.org/edudoc/competitor-tutorial/tutorial.pdf

Q. How do I find out if I've progressed to the second round?
A. Times will be uploaded throughout the competition to WCA live. Please allow up to an hour from finishing your solves to them being uploaded. After all the times of a round have been entered, you can see if you are in the following round.

Q. Who can I ask for help on the day?
A. Your Delegates for this competition are Alex Asbery and Luke Heath-Edwards feel free to ask them any questions you may have on the day.

Q. Can I help on the day?
A. Of course! Throughout the day we will need judges and runners so please see our Delegates to ask how you can best assist.

Q. Where can I ask other questions?
A. The organisational team can answer all your questions through the contact link on the info page. You can also find the delegate email addresses on the WCA website.

The obvious:

  • If you are sick or feeling unwell please stay home, you will be turned away at the door.
  • We will ask all attendees if they are required to be in self isolation. If you are please do not come to the competition as you will also be turned away.

Additional restrictions that will be in place for this competition:

  • A valid vaccine pass must be supplied at the entrance to the venue for all attendees over the age of 12 Years and 3 months in accordance with the current restrictions in place for events under the COVID Protection Framework
  • Masks are strongly encouraged at all times while in the venue for those 12 years of age or over, this includes while you are competing
  • Hand sanitiser will be available for use at the puzzle hand in table and mandatory for those at the scrambling table
  • All competitors and guests must sign in using the NZ COVID Tracer App or pen and paper alternative when entering the venue
  • The layout of the venue has been very carefully planned to enable proper social distancing in both the competing and spectators area. You are very strongly encouraged to keep 1 metre socially distant while within the venue
  1. Keira Varley
  2. Wren Drayton
  3. Harper Lilley

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).

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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