Opawa Open 2022
- Sep 10 - 11, 2022
- Christchurch, New Zealand
St Mark's School
- 33 Cholmondeley Avenue, Opawa, Christchurch, 8023, New Zealand
- Opawa Open 2022 website
- Dwyane Ramos, Jasper Murray, Mike Field, and Speedcubing New Zealand
- WCA Delegates
- Alex Asbery and Luke Heath-Edwards
- Download all the competition's details as PDF .
Opawa Open 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.
- Main event
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There is a competitor limit of 80 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.
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.
Your registration will be effective once we have received your payment, so please get your registration as early as possible to secure your spot. Please be mindful of bank processing times.
If all the registration spots fill up, a waiting list will be created. If a confirmed competitor decides to cancel their registration, then the first competitor on the waiting list will take their place. Competitors on the waiting list will be arranged according to the order in which their registration payment is received. Registration fees will be held by Speedcubing NZ until the final list of competitors is confirmed (24 hours before the competition begins). Those competitors on the waiting list who do not get a confirmed spot will be issued a full refund the week after the competition ends.
Please note that even if the competitor list is not showing as full at the time you register, there may already be other registrations waiting to be accepted, so you are not guaranteed a spot until your registration is accepted and appears on the competitor list.
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Dwyane Ramos won with an average of 7.09 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Jasper Murray finished second (7.48) and Adrien Auvray Matyn finished third (7.49).
Oceanian records: Dwyane Ramos 3x3x3 One-Handed 9.33 (average).
|3x3x3 Cube||Dwyane Ramos||6.10||7.09||New Zealand||6.10||6.54||9.78||6.92||7.81|
|2x2x2 Cube||Dwyane Ramos||1.30||2.40||New Zealand||2.24||2.47||1.30||2.48||2.63|
|4x4x4 Cube||Dwyane Ramos||26.71||31.63||New Zealand||32.88||33.40||29.39||32.63||26.71|
|5x5x5 Cube||Dwyane Ramos||51.31||54.22||New Zealand||51.31||56.81||52.37||54.16||56.12|
|3x3x3 Fewest Moves||Dwyane Ramos||28||29.67||New Zealand||32||28||29|
|3x3x3 One-Handed||Dwyane Ramos||9.43||11.08||New Zealand||10.30||12.10||11.95||9.43||11.00|
|Clock||Liam Wadek||5.69||7.24||New Zealand||6.31||8.31||7.11||5.69||DNF|
|Pyraminx||Jasper Murray||1.65||1.84||New Zealand||1.74||3.39||1.99||1.65||1.78|
|Skewb||Dwyane Ramos||2.22||2.52||New Zealand||DNF||2.43||2.88||2.22||2.26|
|Square-1||Adrien Auvray Matyn||5.75||8.02||New Zealand||5.75||9.01||7.35||7.71||9.31|
|3x3x3 Cube||First round||Ao5||10:00.00||Top 75% advance to next round|
|Second round||Ao5||10:00.00||Top 20 advance to next round|
|2x2x2 Cube||First 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 10 advance to next round|
|5x5x5 Cube||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||5:00.00||2 attempts to get < 3:00.00||Top 10 advance to next round|
|3x3x3 Fewest Moves||Final||Mo3||1 hour|
|3x3x3 One-Handed||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||2:00.00||2 attempts to get < 1:00.00||Top 75% advance to next round|
|Second round||Ao5||2:00.00||Top 10 advance to next round|
|Clock||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||1:00.00||2 attempts to get < 30.00||Top 10 advance to next round|
|Pyraminx||First round||Ao5||1:00.00||Top 75% advance to next round|
|Second round||Ao5||1:00.00||Top 10 advance to next round|
|Skewb||First round||Ao5||1:00.00||Top 75% advance to next round|
|Second 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 10 advance to next round|
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Schedule for Saturday (September 10, 2022)
Schedule for Sunday (September 11, 2022)
Q. How can I change my events?
A. You must make any change to your registered events by 05/09/2022. 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 a subsequent 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.
If you reach the time limit during your solve, the judge will stop you and your result will be DNF (see Regulation A1a4).
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.