Buckeye Blind Off 2022

Apr 16, 2022
Columbus, Ohio, United States

Ohio Union, The Ohio State University

1739 N. High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43210

Barbie Tootle Room - third floor, northwest corner of the building

Organization team
Braden Richards and Mason Langenderfer
WCA Delegate
Mason Langenderfer
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This competition will only hold blindfolded events! First time competitors are welcome, but we will not be holding traditional events like 3x3x3 or Pyraminx.

This competiton will feature two Extra Events: 3x3x3 Team-Blind and Mirror Blocks Blindfolded. You must be registered for this competition in order to compete in either extra event.

Only one guest per competitor is permitted.

Main event
Registration period

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There is a competitor limit of 20 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $15 (United States Dollar).
If your registration is cancelled before you will be refunded 95% 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.

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Stanley Chapel won with a result of 36/48 59:19 in the 3x3x3 Multi-Blind event. Mike Hughey finished second (11/12 54:08) and Ivan Krueger finished third (4/4 33:21).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
4x4x4 Blindfolded Stanley Chapel 1:42.60 DNF United States DNFDNF1:42.60
5x5x5 Blindfolded Mike Hughey 14:11.00 DNF United States DNF16:04.0014:11.00
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Stanley Chapel 36/48 59:19 United States 36/48 59:192/2 0:49
Event Round Format Time limit Proceed
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo3 1:00:00.00 cumulative *
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final Bo3 1:00:00.00 cumulative *
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final Bo2 10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00

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Schedule for Saturday (April 16, 2022)

From 10:00 AM
To 10:30 AM
Setup/MBLD cube submission
Barbie Tootle Room
From 10:30 AM
To 11:45 AM
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final (Attempt 1)
Barbie Tootle Room
Time limit
10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00
From 11:45 AM
To 12:30 PM
Barbie Tootle Room
From 12:30 PM
To 01:45 PM
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final
Barbie Tootle Room
Time limit
1:00:00.00 cumulative *
From 01:45 PM
To 02:05 PM
Extra Event: Mirror Blocks Blindfolded
Barbie Tootle Room
From 02:05 PM
To 02:25 PM
Extra Event: 3x3x3 Team-Blind
Barbie Tootle Room
From 02:25 PM
To 03:40 PM
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final
Barbie Tootle Room
Time limit
1:00:00.00 cumulative *
From 03:40 PM
To 03:55 PM
MBLD cube submission
Barbie Tootle Room
From 03:55 PM
To 05:15 PM
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final (Attempt 2)
Barbie Tootle Room
Time limit
10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00

Competitors may bring at most one guest. This will be checked at the entrance of the competition. If possible, please come without a guest.

  • Masks are no longer required inside the Ohio Union. You may still choose to wear a mask if you wish, but they are not required.
  • The organizing team strongly recommends receiving a COVID-19 vaccination before competing.
  • If you have symptoms related to COVID-19 such as cough, fever, shortness of breath, etc. do not attend this competition.
  • If you have had a positive COVID-19 test or prolonged exposure to someone with the virus within 14 days prior to the competition, do not attend.
  • The competition may be cancelled if the COVID-19 situation in Ohio and/or the US worsens.
  • By registering for this competition, you agree that you understand all the information presented in this tab, will abide by all the COVID-19 restrictions placed on this competition, and acknowledge the risk of contracting COVID-19 or any other disease in attending an event of this scale.


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.

You may enter either at the East Entrance on High Street or at the West Entrance on College Road. Proceed to the third floor to find the Barbie Tootle Room.

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.

3x3x3 Team-Blind and Mirror Blocks Blindfolded will be held as unofficial events at this competition.

Register here --> https://extraevents.org/competitions/BuckeyeBlindOff2022

Competitor limits:
10 teams of 2 (20 people total) for TeamBLD
10 people for Mirror Blocks BLD

Extra Events will be held with the help of Extra Events.
Extra Events rules are available at the EE Reguations page.
You MUST be a registered competitor in the official WCA competition to compete in TeamBLD and/or Mirror Blocks BLD
Participation in the extra events is free
Registration for TeamBLD and Mirror Blocks BLD can be done on the Extra Events competition page.

Event Format Time Limit
3x3x3 Team-Blind Bo3 10m cumulative
Mirror Blocks Blindfolded Bo3 15m cumulative

Thanks to The Cubicle for sponsoring this competition and their continued support in growing the community!

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).


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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