Melbourne Cube Days 2022
- Nov 12 - 13, 2022
- Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Keysborough Secondary College, Banksia Campus
- 127 Noble Street, Springvale South
- Speedcubing Australia
- WCA Delegates
- David Edwards, Edward Hollingdale, Ethan Pride, Kerrie Jarman, Lennon Hughes, Myles Jarman, and Patrick Kleverlaan
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There is a competitor limit of 510 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.
Upon registering you will receive an email stating “Your registration for Melbourne Cube Days 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.
- Once the competitor limit of 500 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 04/11/2022 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 04/11/2022
- 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 04/11/2022. 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.
This competition will comply with the Victorian 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.
- Once the competitor limit of 500 has filled, the waiting list will be opened.
Click here to display the highlights of the competition.
Feliks Zemdegs won with an average of 6.52 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Riley Dexter finished second (6.97) and Chris Mills finished third (7.19).
|3x3x3 Cube||Feliks Zemdegs||5.16||6.52||Australia||5.16||6.30||6.45||6.80||7.03|
|2x2x2 Cube||Phoenix Patterson||1.27||1.88||Australia||2.13||1.27||2.27||2.17||1.35|
|4x4x4 Cube||Feliks Zemdegs||23.68||26.18||Australia||23.68||26.22||26.78||26.46||25.86|
|5x5x5 Cube||Feliks Zemdegs||44.72||47.75||Australia||44.72||47.39||51.48||50.22||45.65|
|6x6x6 Cube||Feliks Zemdegs||1:20.67||1:22.98||Australia||1:22.36||1:20.67||1:25.91|
|7x7x7 Cube||Feliks Zemdegs||1:57.19||2:04.45||Australia||2:03.63||2:12.54||1:57.19|
|3x3x3 Blindfolded||Michael Tripodi||17.35||18.17||Australia||18.59||18.56||17.35|
|3x3x3 Fewest Moves||Matthew Sieredzinski||32||Australia||32|
|3x3x3 One-Handed||Riley Dexter||10.04||11.45||Australia||12.96||10.51||12.89||10.96||10.04|
|4x4x4 Blindfolded||Lennon Hughes||4:58.09||DNF||Australia||DNF||4:58.09||DNF|
|5x5x5 Blindfolded||Swami Srinivasan||16:04.00||DNF||Australia||DNF||16:04.00||DNS|
|3x3x3 Multi-Blind||Swami Srinivasan||21/29 57:09||Australia||21/29 57:09|
|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|
|2x2x2 Cube||First round||Ao5||2:00.00||Top 20 advance to next round|
|4x4x4 Cube||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||3:00.00||2 attempts to get < 1:20.00||Top 10 advance to next round|
|5x5x5 Cube||Final||Bo2 / Ao5||4:00.00||2 attempts to get < 2:00.00|
|6x6x6 Cube||Final||Bo1 / Mo3||6:00.00||1 attempt to get < 4:00.00|
|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 20 advance to next round|
|Final||Bo3||10:00.00 cumulative *|
|3x3x3 Fewest Moves||Final||Bo1||1 hour|
|3x3x3 One-Handed||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||1:30.00||2 attempts to get < 45.00||Top 20 advance to next round|
|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 **|
|3x3x3 Multi-Blind||Final||Bo1||10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00|
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Schedule for Saturday (November 12, 2022)
Schedule for Sunday (November 13, 2022)
The competition venue is located at 127 Noble St, Noble Park VIC 3174. There is plenty of parking at the school.
Noble Park Station (Cranbourne/Pakenham Lines) is a 25 minute/1.7km walk away.
Route 813 to Dandenong: Springvale Station to Stop Noble St/Athol Rd is a short walk from the venue.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. How can I change my events?
You must make any change to your registered events by 4/11/2022. 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 8:30am. 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 David Edwards, Ethan Pride, Kerrie Jarman, Lennon Hughes, Myles Jarman, Patrick Kleverlaan, and Ryan Driscoll, 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.
Q. What COVID safety protocols will be in place?
- Face masks are strongly recommended for all 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. Do I have to wear a face mask?
Face masks are strongly recommended for all 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.
Daily Puzzles will be on site selling a full range of puzzles and associated accessories
Live results will be provided via WCALive. It may take up to an hour between times being set and them appearing online.
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.
Spectators are encouraged to learn how to judge. We will run a judging tutorial at the same time as the new competitor tutorial, you can also have someone teach you how to judge later in the day. Judging is not difficult and you don't need to be a cuber to be a successful judge, it is an excellent way to make the time fly by!
No tickets are required for spectators but we ask you to avoid the busy morning period.
Speedcubing Australia Apparel
Speedcubing Australia sells hoodies, t-shirts and caps - printed on demand and sent to your door
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 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
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++).
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.