European Rubik's Cube Championship 2008
|City:||Derio (Bilbao), Spain|
|Date:||September 19/20/21, 2008|
|Venue:||Derio Sports Center|
MainThe European Rubik's Cube Championship 2008 is the 3rd European Championship and will take place on September 19/20/21, 2008 in Derio (Bilbao), Spain.
Derio is a suburb of Bilbao. The greater Bilbao area is an area with plenty of charisma and personality, traditional and avantgarde at once, with a cosmopolitan and gentle feel, and rich in cultural and gastronomical offerings.
During the competition weekend there will be several other events in Derio, because of the 350th anniversary of the village.
Winners of Euro 2006, picture by Cristiano Alba
European Rubik's Cube Championship 2008 is an official competition of the World Cube Association.
During the championship the official WCA regulations will be applied.
Results of the championship will be added to the official WCA World Rankings.
European Rubik's Cube Championship 2008 is organised by an organisation team consisting of:
- City of Derio
- Dartez, Bilbao
- Seven Towns
- David Calvo
- Goliath Games
- World Cube Association
- Friday: finals for some side events, qualification for main events
- Saturday: preliminary rounds for main events, finals for some side events.
- Sunday: finals, winner's ceremony, after party.
For each event only the best competitors from Europe and Israel are eligible for the official European Championship titles.
Competing at the European Championship is free. All competitors receive a gift pack.
If you have any questions, feel free to contact the Euro 2008 organisation team.
|September 16, 2008||Weather forecast for the weekend: sunny with clouds, temperature 21-23 degrees.|
|September 16, 2008||There is no waiting list anymore for Rubik's Cube Fewest moves event.|
|September 15, 2008||A newsletter was sent to all registered competitors of Euro 2008.|
If you did not receive the newsletter by e-mail, then please contact the Euro 2008 organisation team.
|September 15, 2008||There is no waiting list anymore for Rubik's Cube Multiple blindfolded event.|
|September 14, 2008||Update of the provisional time schedule.|
|September 4, 2008||Promotional video.|
|September 2, 2008||Rubik's Cube Fewest Moves event is now planned on Saturday morning at 09:00.|
|September 2, 2008||Update of the provisional time schedule.|
|September 1, 2008||Qualification times are now finalised for each event. Only 2 events still have a waiting list: Rubik's Cube Multiple Blindfolded and Rubik's Cube Fewest Moves.|
|August 31, 2008||No qualification round for Rubik's Cube Blindfolded. All competitors compete in first round.|
|August 31, 2008||Qualification period has finished. All times on current world ranking (August 31, 2008) are taken to decide which competitors go straight to first round/final. Other competitors need to compete in qualification round or are placed on waiting list.|
|August 9, 2008||An update of the waiting lists is expected on September 1, when the qualification times period closes (August 31).|
|August 7, 2008||Prize information is now available on the Events page.|
Small update to Friday's and Sunday's time schedule.
|May 27, 2008||Changes to time schedule. Events start (and end) later on Friday to enable more people to arrive on Friday.|
|May 22, 2008||Added local bus information to the Travel page.|
|May 22, 2008||Added youth hostel information to the Hotels page.|
|May 20, 2008||Registration for Euro 2008 has opened.|