SNZ Southern 2017

Mar 18, 2017
Christchurch, New Zealand

White Elephant Trust, Christchurch

White Elephant Trust, 442 Tuam street, Christchurch

Main function room

SNZ Southern 2017 website

Joshua Brungar
WCA Delegate
Alex Asbery

SNZ Southern 2017 is an official WCA sanctioned speedcubing competition. Speedcubing is solving the Rubik's Cube or other similar puzzles as quickly as possible.
No prior experience in WCA competitions is necessary, but competitors should be familiar with the WCA regulations.

Main event
Registration requirements
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The base registration fee for this competition is $15 (New Zealand Dollar).
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Mukund Karthik won with an average of 11.34 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. James Macdiarmid finished second (11.57) and Nathan Chong finished third (11.81).

Oceanian records: Tom Nelson‎ 5x5x5 Blindfolded 6:28.02 (single).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Mukund Karthik 8.58 11.34 New Zealand 11.7812.808.589.4317.66
2x2x2 Cube Noel Kim 2.58 3.40 New Zealand 3.213.833.353.642.58
4x4x4 Cube Mukund Karthik 35.97 NR 42.89 NR New Zealand 44.0535.9741.6243.0045.54
5x5x5 Cube Mukund Karthik 1:22.00 1:28.40 New Zealand 2:02.191:22.001:24.331:24.401:36.46
3x3x3 One-Handed Nathan Chong 15.93 17.68 New Zealand 15.9316.4619.9416.6320.20
Pyraminx Nathan Chong 3.04 4.93 New Zealand 5.054.475.275.483.04
Skewb Lucas O'Connell 3.72 6.07 New Zealand 6.927.813.725.176.13
Square-1 Aneurin Hunt 13.73 19.03 NR New Zealand 22.6417.1524.1017.2913.73
5x5x5 Blindfolded Tom Nelson 6:28.02 OcR DNF New Zealand DNF6:28.02DNF
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00
Second round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00
Second round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
5x5x5 Cube Final Ao5 10:00.00
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Pyraminx First round Ao5 10:00.00
Second round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Skewb First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Square-1 Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final Bo3 10:00.00
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final Bo1 10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00

Time limit

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.

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