Buckeye Big Cubes 2023
- Apr 30, 2023
- Columbus, Ohio, United States
- 1739 N High St, Columbus, Ohio 43210
Hays Cape Room and Barbie Tootle Room (3rd Floor)
- Organization team
- Braden Richards, Sean Cutshaw, and The Rubik's Cube Club at Ohio State
- WCA Delegates
- Braden Richards, Javier Gonzalez-Napoleoni, and Mason Langenderfer
- Download all the competition's details as PDF .
This competition will only feature larger NxN cubes and Megaminx. As a result, this competition is not recommended for first-timers or for those looking for a typical competition experience. Please consider instead any of the many other competitions happening in Ohio.
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There is a competitor limit of 40 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $15 (United States Dollar).
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.
Ohio State University students (and alumni) will be able to participate in this competition for free. If you are attending or graduated from The Ohio State University, register for the competition as normal and pay the full registration fee to be accepted. Your registration will not be accepted if the full fee is not paid. Once accepted, please contact the Organizers at firstname.lastname@example.org with a picture of your BuckID or some other valid proof of current or previous attendance. Once verified, your registration will be refunded.
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|4x4x4 Cube||Ari Randers-Pehrson||23.24||26.52||United States||27.84||23.24||26.78||25.54||27.23|
|5x5x5 Cube||Ari Randers-Pehrson||50.09||52.36||United States||52.08||54.91||50.10||50.09||55.62|
|6x6x6 Cube||Kate Grahame||1:28.04||1:30.15||United States||1:28.71||1:33.69||1:28.04|
|7x7x7 Cube||Kate Grahame||2:07.78||2:16.80||United States||2:18.25||2:24.36||2:07.78|
|Megaminx||Luke Garrett||36.80||38.70||United States||36.80||37.65||38.23||40.22||55.05|
|4x4x4 Cube||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||4:00.00||2 attempts to get < 2:00.00||Top 75% advance to next round|
|Second round||Bo2 / Ao5||4:00.00||2 attempts to get < 2:00.00||Top 10 advance to next round|
|5x5x5 Cube||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||6:00.00||2 attempts to get < 3:00.00||Top 75% advance to next round|
|Second round||Bo2 / Ao5||6:00.00||2 attempts to get < 3:00.00||Top 8 advance to next round|
|6x6x6 Cube||First round||Bo1 / Mo3||15:00.00||1 attempt to get < 6:00.00||Top 75% advance to next round|
|Second round||Bo1 / Mo3||10:00.00||1 attempt to get < 6:00.00||Top 8 advance to next round|
|7x7x7 Cube||First round||Bo1 / Mo3||15:00.00||1 attempt to get < 8:00.00||Top 75% advance to next round|
|Second round||Bo1 / Mo3||10:00.00||1 attempt to get < 8:00.00||Top 8 advance to next round|
|Megaminx||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||6:00.00||2 attempts to get < 3:00.00||Top 8 advance to next round|
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Schedule for Sunday (April 30, 2023)
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For First-Time Competitors
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.
For All Competitors
Before you arrive, you will recieve an email with competition information including your groups for the competition. This could be displayed in one of two ways, either as a pdf or as a website link to competitiongroups.com.
If you recieve a pdf, it will contain multiple competitor cards. Find the card with your name on it, and it will contain personalized information detailing your events and what group you will be competing in for each event, along with judging/scrambling assignments. Every competitor is expected to help out during the event(s) they are registered for. The card will look similar to the following:
If you recieve a website link to competitiongroups.com, click on the link (or head to the Groups tab on this website) and login to your WCA account. Then, find the competition and scroll to your name. Your list of groups will look similar to the following:
If you do not arrive to help during your scheduled event, and there are not enough staff members, we reserve the right to disqualify you from competing.
The Ohio Union
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.
Ohio Union: You may enter either at the East Entrance on High Street or at the West Entrance on College Road. Proceed to the up to the third floor to the competition room
There are many options available inside the Union including Woody's Tavern and the Union Market, as well as other options on High St. including Subway, Raising Canes, and more.
There is no designated hotel for this competition.
However, there are multiple hotels located near the univeristy including Holiday Inn Express, Days Inn, Comfort Suites, The Blackwell Inn, The Urban, and more
Link will be added closer to the Competition Date
Who can compete?
Everyone is welcome to compete. All you need to do is register for the event.
Is there a competitor limit?
Yes, it is 40 competitors. You just need to make sure to register before the registration deadline.
How do I register?
Click on the registration tab on the competition website and follow the instructions.
Where can I find my WCA ID?
If you have never competed before, you do not have a WCA ID. You will automatically be assigned one when the results for your first competition are posted. If you have competed before, you can find your WCA ID and profile by searching for yourself on the WCA website.
Do spectators have to pay to attend?
Nope! Spectators may attend free of charge. However we will have a limit of how many spectators/guests may be in the room at one time.
This is my first competition. What do I need to know?
There is a lot of good information available in the "Competitor Information - MUST READ" tab.
I can only attend for part of the competition. Can I do my solves early?
Unfortunately, no. In order to keep the competition running smoothly, we have to stay on schedule.
When do I need to show up?
Look at the schedule on the competition website. You must be present and ready to compete during all events that you are registered for. The schedule is subject to change. We recommend coming about 15-30 minutes before the start of your first event.
Where can I see the results for the competition?
During the competition, live results will be posted on WCA Live. These results are unofficial. A week or so after the competition, official results will be posted on the WCA website.
Can I join The Rubik's Cube Club at Ohio State?
Of course! Anyone is welcome to attend our meetings and club events. If you wish to attend meetings and are in high school or below, please email us at email@example.com
If you reach the time limit during your solve, the judge will stop you and your result will be DNF (see Regulation A1a4).
The result to beat to proceed to the second phase of a cutoff round (see Regulation 9g).
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.