Saturday February 16 and Sunday February 17, 2008
Sint Michielsgestel, The Netherlands
09:00 - 18:00
08:30 - 17:00
OrganisationThe Benelux Open 2008 Rubik's Cube championship is organised by Speedcubing.com together with World Cube Association and volunteers.
During the championship the official WCA regulations will be applied.
Results of the championship will be added to the official WCA World Rankings.
Before the competition starts all competitors can practice on the official timing equipment: the Stackmat timer.
All puzzle brands may be used during the competition, as long as the puzzles comply to the WCA regulations.
The championship will be held in the youth hostel:
5271 NA Sint Michielsgestel
All competitors must be registered before February 16, 2008 AND before we reach 50 competitors.
All competitors must be available for scrambling and judging. Before the competition the organiser will inform you about where you have to fulfil scrambling and judging tasks.
If you have any questions, feel free to contact organiser Ron van Bruchem.
Cost of registrationWe would appreciate if all competitors would stay at the youth hostel. In that case the cost for the whole weekend will be 65 to 75 euros per person, depending on how many people will stay at the youth hostel.
- two nights in youth hostel (Friday night and Saturday night)
- breakfast, lunch and dinner on Saturday
- breakfast and lunch on Sunday
- registration fee to cover expenses.
If you will only stay one night, then the price will be depending on the number of competitors and guests that will be in the youth hostel. (please contact Ron for more details).
If you will not stay in the youth hostel, the registration will be 10 euros, and you can have optional breakfast, lunch and dinner.
There are rooms for 8 persons and a few for 2 persons. Room allocation will be done by organisation team.
You can take your own bed linen and towels or rent it for 5 euros for the weekend.
Provisional time schedule
PrizesThere will be some medals to be divided among the category winners.
All top 3 finishers receive a signed certificate.
CompetitorsWe have a maximum of 50 competitors, so make sure you register early!
The following competitors are currently registered for Benelux Open 2008.
Travelling to Sint MichielsgestelClosest airport is Eindhoven airport.
From Eindhoven airport you can take the bus to Eindhoven train station. From there the train to Den Bosch (= 's Hertogenbosch) and the bus to Sint Michielsgestel. From there it is a 25 minutes walk to the venue.
Other options are Amsterdam and Rotterdam airport. In both cases you can take the train to Den Bosch, and so on.
The Dutch cubers are very willing to pick you up at Den Bosch train station or Sint Michielgestel bus station. Just let us know by e-mail.