Buckeye Big Brain 2023


Date
Jan 14 - 15, 2023
City
Columbus, Ohio, United States
Venue

Ohio Union, The Ohio State University

Address
1739 N. High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43210
Details

First Floor - Great Hall Meeting Room

Contact
Organization team
Organizers
Braden Richards, Midwest Cubing Association, and The Rubik's Cube Club at Ohio State
WCA Delegate
James Quinn
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Information

This competition will only hold blindfolded events and FMC! First time competitors are welcome, but we will not be holding traditional events like 3x3x3 or Pyraminx.

This competition is supported by the Midwest Cubing Association.

Events
Main event
Number of times bookmarked
15
Registration period

Online registration opened and will close .

Registration requirements
Create a WCA account here if you don't have one.
If this is not your first competition, associate your WCA ID to your WCA account here.
Register for this competition here.
There is a competitor limit of 50 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $15 (United States Dollar).
The registration fee has to be paid through Stripe here once registered.
If your registration is cancelled before you will be refunded 75% of your registration fee.
Registrants on the waiting list may be accepted onto the competitor list until .
If you are a registered competitor you may change your registered events until on the Register tab.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.
Spectators are only permitted as companions of competitors.

Event Round Format Time limit Proceed
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round Bo3 15:00.00 cumulative * Top 75% advance to next round
Second round Bo3 15:00.00 cumulative * Top 12 advance to next round
Final Bo3 15:00.00 cumulative *
3x3x3 Fewest Moves First round Mo3 1 hour Top 75% advance to next round
Final Mo3 1 hour
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo3 50:00.00 cumulative *
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final Bo3 1:10:00.00 cumulative *
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final Bo2 10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00

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Schedule for Saturday (January 14, 2023)

From 10:00 AM
To 10:20 AM
Setup
First Floor - Great Hall Meeting Room
From 10:20 AM
To 11:30 AM
3x3x3 Fewest Moves First round (Attempt 1)
First Floor - Great Hall Meeting Room
Format
Mo3
Time limit
1 hour
Proceed
Top 75% advance to next round
From 11:30 AM
To 12:45 PM
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final
First Floor - Great Hall Meeting Room
Format
Bo3
Time limit
50:00.00 cumulative *
From 12:45 PM
To 01:30 PM
Lunch + Submit MultiBLD Cubes
First Floor - Great Hall Meeting Room
From 01:30 PM
To 02:45 PM
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final (Attempt 1)
First Floor - Great Hall Meeting Room
Format
Bo2
Time limit
10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00
From 02:45 PM
To 03:55 PM
3x3x3 Fewest Moves First round (Attempt 2)
First Floor - Great Hall Meeting Room
Format
Mo3
Time limit
1 hour
Proceed
Top 75% advance to next round
From 03:55 PM
To 05:00 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round
First Floor - Great Hall Meeting Room
Format
Bo3
Time limit
15:00.00 cumulative *
Proceed
Top 75% advance to next round
From 05:00 PM
To 06:10 PM
3x3x3 Fewest Moves First round (Attempt 3)
First Floor - Great Hall Meeting Room
Format
Mo3
Time limit
1 hour
Proceed
Top 75% advance to next round
From 06:10 PM
To 07:00 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded Second round
First Floor - Great Hall Meeting Room
Format
Bo3
Time limit
15:00.00 cumulative *
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round

Schedule for Sunday (January 15, 2023)

From 10:00 AM
To 10:20 AM
Setup
First Floor - Great Hall Meeting Room
From 10:20 AM
To 11:30 AM
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final (Attempt 1)
First Floor - Great Hall Meeting Room
Format
Mo3
Time limit
1 hour
From 11:30 AM
To 01:00 PM
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final
First Floor - Great Hall Meeting Room
Format
Bo3
Time limit
1:10:00.00 cumulative *
From 01:00 PM
To 01:45 PM
Lunch + Submit MultiBLD Cubes
First Floor - Great Hall Meeting Room
From 01:45 PM
To 03:00 PM
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final (Attempt 2)
First Floor - Great Hall Meeting Room
Format
Bo2
Time limit
10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00
From 03:00 PM
To 04:10 PM
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final (Attempt 2)
First Floor - Great Hall Meeting Room
Format
Mo3
Time limit
1 hour
From 04:10 PM
To 04:30 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final
First Floor - Great Hall Meeting Room
Format
Bo3
Time limit
15:00.00 cumulative *
From 04:30 PM
To 05:40 PM
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final (Attempt 3)
First Floor - Great Hall Meeting Room
Format
Mo3
Time limit
1 hour
From 05:50 PM
To 06:00 PM
Awards
First Floor - Great Hall Meeting Room

Venues:

Parking:
There is a parking garage located adjacent to the building at 1759 N. High Street Columbus, Ohio 43210. Pricing can be found at the garage website.

Entrance:
You may enter either at the East Entrance on High Street or at the West Entrance on College Road. Proceed to the Great Hall Meeting Room on the First Floor

Hotels:
There is no designated hotel for this competition.
However, there are multiple hotels located nearby, such as Holiday Inn Express, Days Inn, and Comfort Suites, The Blackwell Inn and The Urban.

TBD

ALL COMPETITORS MUST READ THIS TAB BEFORE REGISTERING

This competition only features Blind Events and FMC

All of the information below is for normal, non-PBQ competitions. However, if you are unfamiliar with how PBQ competitions work, please reach out to us in the 'Contact' link and we are happy to help with any questions.

All newcomers must be familiar with the WCA Regulations before competing. This video gives a basic overview of the rules. Note that this video is fairly old and some information may be outdated.

In addition, please read this document before coming to the competition.

Finally, please be familiar with how to judge at a cubing competition. All competitors will be required to judge in at least one of the events they are competing in. This video gives a basic overview of how to judge, and does include more up-to-date information.

If you are interested in applying for staff, please fill out this form: {Form Link will be added later}
All staff will have lunch paid for on Saturday and Sunday

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).
A cumulative time limit may be enforced (see Regulation A1a2).

Format

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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