Canada's official speedcubing organization

 Information


About the Competition

canadianCUBING is pleased to announce the Halifax Open 2019 speedcubing competition. The competition will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2019, at Dalhousie University, which is located at 5793 University Ave, Halifax, NS B3H 1V7.

The competition will be held in the Collaborative Health Education Building, in room C170, on the left when entering via University Avenue.

The competition is limited to 75 competitors.

This is an official WCA event, and as such all official regulations will be followed. Please take some time to read them over before the day of the competition, especially if you have never competed before.

Registration

Click here to access the registration form. Registration for the competition will close on Sunday, March 10, 2019. So be sure to register online to take advantage of the early bird pricing. See the Cost section for details.

Costs

The cost to competitors that register online before the close date will be our standard pricing model. You will pay $20.00 to compete in one event. Each additional event will cost $2.00 to a maximum of $30.00. Dalhousie Students will get half price if they show their Student ID at registration.

If you do not register online before the close of the registration period, you can still register the morning of the competition. The price at that time, however, is $30.00 for the first event, $3.00 per additional event with no maximum fee. So be sure to register online. You can edit your events using the link found in the email sent to you after registering.

Cost for spectators at the competition is free of charge. So please come out and watch some of the fastest speedcubers in the country compete.

Events

The following is a list of the events currently offered at the competition.

  • 2x2x2
  • 3x3x3
  • 3x3x3 Blindfolded
  • 3x3x3 One-Handed
  • 4x4x4
  • 6x6x6
  • Pyraminx
  • Clock
  • Square-1

Prizes

The top three placements will be recognized for their achievements, including certificates.

Cubing Out Loud will provide $30 gift cards to all first place winners for use at their online store.

Schedule

The schedule of events can be downloaded in PDF format here

Food

Pizza will be served for all competitors (if anybody has special nutritional requirements they can contact Liam at liamorovec@gmail.com).

Volunteers

We are always looking for dedicated people to donate their time and efforts to these competitions. We need scramblers and judges for every round of every event. It is a great opportunity for parents, siblings, friends, or anyone that wants to come and be involved but does not want to compete yet. We will provide training the morning of the competition for those wishing to help out. It is not difficult, so don't be afraid!

For anyone that volunteers and helps out for an entire competition, we will act as a reference if you wish to put this on your resume or college application. We will also sign any high school volunteer hour sheets provided you work the entire competition. But you must arrange this with us before the competition. Contact us here if you plan to help out.