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  • July 04, 2012: There will be live results for the competition!
  • July 02, 2012: The registration closes on Wednesday at 18:00. Make sure that you and your guests are registered by then!

What are the Saarland Open 2012?

The Saarland Open is an official speedcubing competition. It is the first time such an event takes places in the Saarland. Everybody can join - as long as one meets the time limits for the events one has registered for.

Where and when?

07-08 July 2012
Jugendzentrum Försterstraße
Försterstraße 6-8
66111 Saarbrücken


How can I participate?

To take part at the competition it is necessary to register beforehand! A detailed description of the registration procedure can be found here. We will accept at most 120 competitors. All further registrations will be put on a waiting list. The detailed registration procedure will be available under "competitors" as soon as the registration is opened. Any guests will have to register, too. Competitors or guests who are not registered will not be able to get in!

How much does it cost?

The entrance fee will be 5 € for the whole competition for all competitors and guests.

Food and drinks?

Food and drinks are not included in the entrance fee. But it will be possible to purchase both very cheap at the competition venue. It will also be possible to bring own food or drinks.

Price money

The youth center kindly offers the following prize money:

Category 1st place 2nd place 3rd place
Rubik's Cube 100 € 60 € 30 €
4x4x4 Cube 50 € 30 € 20 €
2x2x2 Cube 50 € 30 € 20 €
5x5x5 Cube 30 € 15 € 10 €
3x3x3 Blindfolded 30 € 15 € 10 €
3x3x3 One-handed 30 € 15 € 10 €
3x3x3 Fewest Moves 30 € 15 € 10 €
3x3x3 Multiple Blindfolded 30 € 15 € 10 €
Pyraminx 30 € 15 € 10 €
Megaminx 30 € 15 € 10 €

Also there will be a lucky draw with Cubikon vouchers with a total value of 100 € (3*20€, 1*40€) for all participants of the first round of 3x3x3!

For beginners...

There will be plenty of time to test the equipment (for example the official timing device, the Stackmat timer) and discuss the rules, if you have questions. However, every competitor must have read the official WCA regulations at least once before attending the competition, as their knowledge is important during the competition!

Where can I sleep?

There are several hotels nearby:

Also have a look at Google Maps.


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