Going to The Gong 2020
- Feb 16, 2020
- Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
- 48-50 Park Road, Bulli NSW 2516
- Christina Druery and Speedcubing Australia
- WCA Delegate
- Nathan Seeto
- Download all the competition's details as PDF .
We are pleased to be hosting the first ever WCA competition in Wollongong! The competition will run from 9 am to 5 pm.
- Main event
- Registration period
Online registration opened and closed .
- Registration requirements
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Register for this competition here.
There is a competitor limit of 80 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $10 (Australian Dollar).
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.
Upon registering you will receive an email stating “Your registration for Going to The Gong 2020 is submitted and pending approval” Please ensure you have paid the registration fees via stripe on the register page.
Once the competitor limit has filled new registrations will be added to a waitlist to be sorted in the order of payment. Waitlisted competitors will only be accepted provided one of the accepted competitors withdraws from the competition by emailing the organisation team at firstname.lastname@example.org. All competitors still on the waiting list after the 7th of February will be removed.
To receive a refund you must email the organisational team at email@example.com before the 7th of February. Refunds will not be issued after this date for any reason.
Registration fee includes GST
Click here to display the highlights of the competition.
|3x3x3 Cube||Taine Cassar||8.79||9.06||Australia||8.79||9.50||8.83||12.89||8.86|
|2x2x2 Cube||Dylan Johnston||2.04||2.37||Australia||2.47||2.56||2.04||2.07||2.85|
|4x4x4 Cube||Justin He||27.38||34.21||Australia||27.38||35.16||30.85||38.85||36.62|
|3x3x3 Blindfolded||Jonathan Kaliffe||1:11.32||2:32.40||Australia||1:11.35||1:11.32||5:14.53|
|3x3x3 One-Handed||Jonathan Kaliffe||13.99||16.00||Australia||18.31||13.99||16.69||14.32||16.99|
|3x3x3 Cube||First round||Ao5||10:00.00||Top 40 advance to next round|
|Second round||Ao5||10:00.00||Top 8 advance to next round|
|2x2x2 Cube||First round||Ao5||1:00.00||Top 8 advance to next round|
|4x4x4 Cube||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||4:00.00||2 attempts to get < 2:00.00||Top 8 advance to next round|
|3x3x3 Blindfolded||Final||Bo3||10:00.00 cumulative *|
|3x3x3 One-Handed||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||2:00.00||2 attempts to get < 1:00.00||Top 8 advance to next round|
You are viewing the schedule for the venue St Joesph's Catholic Primary School.
The schedule is displayed in the timezone Australia/Sydney.
Schedule for Sunday (February 16, 2020)
The closest station is Bulli station. The venue is a 5 minute walk from the station.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. What time should I arrive at the competition?
You should arrive for registration at 8:45am on the day 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 next 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?
Your Delegate for this competition is Nathan Seeto, 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?
We can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Live results will be provided via WCALive. It may take up to an hour between times being set and them appearing online.
The first rounds of all events will be run in groups. These groups are pre-determined. It is important that you know which groups of each event you are in. A summary of groups can be found here while you can find an individual card with your groups here. Each competitor will be provided with a printed copy of their invididual group numbers at registration.
Throughout the competition we will also need judges, runners and scramblers. Do not hesitate to ask if you can be helpful in some way! If you have any questions about the groups please email us at email@example.com
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.