Canada's official speedcubing organization

 Information


About the Competition

canadianCUBING is pleased to announce the Canadian Championship 2019 speedcubing competition. The competition will be held on July 26-28 2019, at Scotiabank Convention Centre, which is located at 6815 Stanley Ave, Niagara Falls, ON L2G 3Y9. This is only a block away from a view of the famous Falls!

The competition has a limit of 500 competitors. You must register on the canadianCUBING site and pay on the Cubing Out Loud site to complete your registration and secure your spot. 

The competition will be held in Exhibit Hall A with additional events in Meeting Room 201.

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 open on Thursday May 9 at at 10 a.m. EDT and close on Sunday, July 14 at 5 p.m. EDT. There will be no walk-on registration at the competition. 

There are no qualification requirements for this competition.

Costs

The registration fee is $75 plus tax, which includes all events. You must register on the canadianCUBING site and pay on the Cubing Out Loud site to complete your registration and secure your spot. Once you've started the registration on the canadianCUBING site, you will receive and email with the payment process information.

The first 250 competitors to register and pay are guaranteed to receive an amazing gift pack. What's in the gift pack? You'll have to wait and see!

If you need to cancel, you can get a 50% refund until June 11, 2019. You must delete your registration to receive the refund. After that date, all sales will be considered final. If you are certain you cannot attend, we would still appreciate it if you deleted your registration so that we do not waste resources on your printables.

Please note:

  • You cannot add events the morning of the competition. 
  • We will not be accepting walk-on registrations the morning of the competition. You must register online in order to participate.


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 Canadian Championship will have all 18 WCA events:

  • 3x3x3 Cube
  • 2x2x2 Cube
  • 4x4x4 Cube
  • 5x5x5 Cube 
  • 6x6x6 Cube
  • 7x7x7 Cube
  • 3x3x3 One-Handed
  • 3x3x3 With Feet
  • Clock
  • Megaminx
  • Pyraminx
  • Skewb
  • Square-1
  • 3x3x3 Blindfolded
  • 4x4x4 Blindfolded
  • 5x5x5 Blindfolded
  • 3x3x3 Multi-Blind (40 person limit)
  • 3x3x3 Fewest Moves (80 person limit)

Prizes

The winner of the 3x3x3 event will receive $300 in cash. Second place will receive $120 and third place will receive $75.

Winners of the 2x2x2, 4x4x4, 5x5x5, 3x3x3 One-Handed, Pyraminx and Skewb events will receive $50 cash. Second place in those events will receive $20 cash and third $10 gift card from Cubing Out Loud. 

Winners of the 3x3x3 BLD, 6x6x6, 7x7x7, Clock, Square-1 and Megaminx events will receive a $30 gift card from Cubing Out Loud. Second place in those events will receive a $15 gift card and third place will receive a $5 gift card. 

Winners of the 3x3x3 Fewest Moves, 3x3x3 Multi-Blind, 4x4x4 Blindfolded, 5x5x5 Blindfolded and 3x3x3 with Feet events will receive a $25 gift card from Cubing Out Loud. Second and third places will receive certificates. 

Schedule

The schedule of events can be downloaded in PDF format here

Food and Hotel

There will be a concession stand open at the Scotiabank Convention Centre on Saturday and Sunday. It offers coffee, soft drinks, sandwiches and snacks. There are many other options within walking distance.


If you are planning to spend the night in Niagara Falls, we encourage you to book your accommodations well in advance as it is popular destination in the summer. We have booked a block of rooms and organized a group rate at a nearby hotel. The Sheraton Four Points Niagara Falls Hotel is a short walk away from the Scotiabank Convention Centre. They are offering the following rates:

Thursday, July 25 - $199 plus tax (approx $150 USD)

Friday, July 26 - $259 plus tax (approx $190 USD)

Saturday, July 27 - $349 plus tax (approx $260 USD)

Sunday, July 28 - $199 plus tax (approx $150 USD)

To reserve your room and learn more about the hotel, call 1-800-363-3255 or follow this link:
http://www.fourpointsniagarafallsfallsview.com

Our booking code is CUBING2019.

The deadline to book at the group rate is May 27, 2019.

Merchandise

Cubing Out Loud, the official sponsor of the competition, will be on site selling puzzles, shirts, lube, timers, and more. They accept both cash and credit cards.

Cubing Out Loud is offering a pick-up option for your merch needs. Simply use the shipping option for the Canadian Championship 2019 at checkout on their website to indicate you will be picking up your order at the competition, and they'll waive the shipping fee. Using this approach will ensure you get the items you want. No waiting in lines, either. There will be a separate area to pick up your order when you arrive in the morning. This is the best option for merch!

Pick up option will open on the Cubing Out Loud website on July 2, 2019.