NZ South Island Championship 2021
- Apr 17 - 18, 2021
- Christchurch, New Zealand
- 3 McCormacks Bay Road, Mount Pleasant, Christchurch 8081, New Zealand
Main Hall (Main Stage), Meeting Room (Blind Events)
- NZ South Island Championship 2021 website
- Mike Field
- WCA Delegates
- Alex Asbery and Luke Heath-Edwards
- Download all the competition's details as PDF .
NZ South Island Championship 2021 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.
In addition, NZ South Island Championship 2021 is the first regional championship held in New Zealand in the lead up to Nationals later in 2021.
- Main event
- Registration period
Online registration opened and closed .
- Registration requirements
This competition is over, click here to display the registration requirements it used.Register for this competition here.
There is a competitor limit of 60 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $35 (New Zealand Dollar).
If your registration is cancelled before you will be refunded 50% of your registration fee.
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.
If registration fills up, a waiting list will be created. The last date to make it off the waiting list will 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.
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Chris Mills won with an average of 6.77 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Adrien Auvray Matyn finished second (7.26) and Dwyane Ramos finished third (7.55).
|3x3x3 Cube||Chris Mills||5.58||6.77||NR||United Kingdom||6.86||8.27||7.34||5.58||6.11|
|2x2x2 Cube||Alexander Vujcich||1.88||2.18||New Zealand||1.88||2.12||2.81||2.42||1.99|
|4x4x4 Cube||Ben Kirby||28.37||30.35||New Zealand||29.79||31.93||28.37||29.33||39.31|
|5x5x5 Cube||Ben Kirby||53.48||57.81||New Zealand||1:00.60||53.48||55.14||1:00.72||57.69|
|6x6x6 Cube||Ben Kirby||1:44.44||NR||1:53.52||New Zealand||1:49.56||2:06.56||1:44.44|
|7x7x7 Cube||Ben Kirby||3:00.82||3:12.95||New Zealand||3:11.26||3:26.78||3:00.82|
|3x3x3 Blindfolded||Tom Nelson||32.09||DNF||New Zealand||32.09||DNF||37.26|
|3x3x3 One-Handed||Dwyane Ramos||9.20||NR||10.40||NR||New Zealand||9.66||11.70||11.94||9.84||9.20|
|Clock||Liam Wadek||4.90||NR||6.36||NR||New Zealand||5.47||6.32||7.29||8.18||4.90|
|Megaminx||Alexander Vujcich||35.35||39.69||New Zealand||41.81||38.21||35.35||39.04||48.55|
|Pyraminx||Elyas Eyou||2.15||2.62||New Zealand||2.76||3.49||2.31||2.15||2.78|
|Skewb||Dwyane Ramos||2.25||2.68||New Zealand||2.84||2.55||2.95||2.25||2.65|
|Square-1||Tim Xie||8.84||10.72||New Zealand||8.84||9.69||15.42||10.19||12.28|
|5x5x5 Blindfolded||Tom Nelson||4:41.76||DNF||New Zealand||DNF||DNF||4:41.76|
|3x3x3 Multi-Blind||Jack Maddigan||2/4 28:24||New Zealand||2/4 28:24|
|3x3x3 Cube||First round||Ao5||10:00.00||Top 32 advance to next round|
|Second round||Ao5||10:00.00||Top 10 advance to next round|
|2x2x2 Cube||First round||Ao5||1:00.00||Top 32 advance to next round|
|Second round||Ao5||1:00.00||Top 10 advance to next round|
|4x4x4 Cube||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||3:00.00||2 attempts to get < 2:00.00||Top 8 advance to next round|
|5x5x5 Cube||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||5:00.00||2 attempts to get < 3:00.00||Top 8 advance to next round|
|6x6x6 Cube||Final||Bo1 / Mo3||6:00.00||1 attempt to get < 4:00.00|
|7x7x7 Cube||Final||Bo1 / Mo3||7:00.00||1 attempt to get < 5:00.00|
|3x3x3 Blindfolded||First round||Bo3||10:00.00 cumulative *||Top 8 advance to next round|
|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|
|Clock||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||1:00.00||2 attempts to get < 30.00||Top 8 advance to next round|
|Megaminx||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||3:00.00||2 attempts to get < 2:00.00||Top 8 advance to next round|
|Pyraminx||First round||Ao5||1:00.00||Top 32 advance to next round|
|Second round||Ao5||1:00.00||Top 10 advance to next round|
|Skewb||First round||Ao5||1:00.00||Top 10 advance to next round|
|Square-1||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||2:00.00||2 attempts to get < 1:00.00||Top 8 advance to next round|
|4x4x4 Blindfolded||Final||Bo3||45:00.00 cumulative *|
|5x5x5 Blindfolded||Final||Bo3||1:00:00.00 cumulative *|
|3x3x3 Multi-Blind||Final||Bo1||10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00|
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Who can win the South Island Championship?
A: Officially the winner listed for all the events on the WCA website will be the overall winner in each event, however we will also have South Island podiums where those who have declared they are representing the south island will have a separate podium and these will be the South Island champions for 2021.
How do I declare my region?
A: There is a drop down box on the registration page where you can select your region. This will be what is used to determine which island you are representing at the competition.
How often can I change the island that I am representing?
A: This will follow the same rules as changing the nation you represent in the WCA so you may only change this once per year and cannot change between the South Island Championship and the North Island Championship in the same year. You can however change in a new year if you have moved regions.
Where will the region information be posted?
A: For now this information will not be public other than which Island you are representing. However in the future we will add an option to the SNZ registration page where you can opt in or out of publicly listing your region for the purpose of creating regional rankings for all 17 official WCA events. These rankings will be dispayed on the SNZ website.
Why do you need to know my region?
A: This is to try and see where our competition attendees are travelling from so we can better cater future competitions to visit every region with cubers in them. As well as create the regional rankings list in the future.
Can I choose to not select a region?
A: Yes, this will however make you ineligible for North or South Island podiums.
Can I win a South or North Island podium if I do not represent New Zealand in the WCA?
A: No, this will be treated the same as a National Championship where you can still compete for the overall podiums but not the Regional champiosnship.
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).
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.