Ohio State Fall 2023
- Sep 30, 2023
- Columbus, Ohio, United States
- 337 Annie and John Glenn Ave. Columbus, OH 43210
Meeting Rooms #1-3 (Follow the signs)
- Organization team
- Braden Richards and The Rubik's Cube Club at Ohio State
- WCA Delegate
- Braden Richards
- Download all the competition's details as PDF .
This competition features a 30 minute cumulative time limit for 5x5, 6x6, and 7x7 all together. This means that you have a combined total of 30 minutes to complete your 5x5, 6x6, and 7x7 solves (you can sign up for any combination of the 3). You can choose to do the events in any order, but you must finish an event's average (or DNS the rest) before moving on to the next event. Please review regulation #A1a2 if you wish to compete in either 5x5, 6x6, or 7x7. There will also be a 25 minute cumulative time limit for 3x3 Blindfolded.
The competition will take place in Meeting Rooms #1-3 in the RPAC.
- Main event
- Registration period
Online registration opened and closed .
- Registration requirements
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Register for this competition here.
There is a competitor limit of 60 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $30 (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.
Competitors may bring at most 2 guests.
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.
If you an Ohio State University student or alumni but are not a member of The Rubik's Cube Club at Ohio State, you can contact the Organizers at the email previously listed to join the club.
If you paid but do not see your name on the registration list, please wait 48 hours prior to emailing the organizational team. Despite the use of the Stripe payment system, organizers still have to manually move competitors to the approved competitor list following payment.
Note: You are only allowed to bring up to 2 guests with you to this competition. If you list more than 2 guests in your registration, it will not be approved without contacting the organizers. Your registration is not complete until you have paid the registration fee and your name appears under the competitors tab.
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|3x3x3 Cube||Luke Garrett||4.80||5.85||United States||4.80||5.73||5.51||6.32||7.15|
|5x5x5 Cube||Luke Garrett||51.60||54.11||United States||56.39||58.72||51.97||53.96||51.60|
|6x6x6 Cube||Luke Garrett||1:32.87||1:38.24||United States||1:40.40||1:41.44||1:32.87|
|7x7x7 Cube||Luke Garrett||2:28.30||2:33.26||United States||2:28.30||2:37.67||2:33.80|
|3x3x3 Blindfolded||Luke Garrett||40.15||DNF||United States||DNF||DNF||40.15|
|Megaminx||Dylan Miller||36.06||37.81||United States||41.34||38.19||36.06||38.14||37.11|
|Square-1||Dominic Cater||7.04||7.94||United States||7.75||7.04||8.08||8.40||8.00|
|3x3x3 Cube||First round||Ao5||10:00.00||Top 60% advance to next round|
|Second round||Ao5||10:00.00||Top 12 advance to next round|
|5x5x5 Cube||Final||Ao5||30:00.00 total for 5x5x5 Cube Final, 6x6x6 Cube Final, and 7x7x7 Cube Final **|
|6x6x6 Cube||Final||Mo3||30:00.00 total for 5x5x5 Cube Final, 6x6x6 Cube Final, and 7x7x7 Cube Final **|
|7x7x7 Cube||Final||Mo3||30:00.00 total for 5x5x5 Cube Final, 6x6x6 Cube Final, and 7x7x7 Cube Final **|
|3x3x3 Blindfolded||Final||Bo3||20:00.00 cumulative *|
|Megaminx||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||7:00.00||2 attempts to get < 4:00.00||Top 75% advance to next round|
|Second round||Bo2 / Ao5||4:00.00||2 attempts to get < 2:30.00||Top 8 advance to next round|
|Square-1||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||3:00.00||2 attempts to get < 1:15.00||Top 12 advance to next round|
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Schedule for Saturday (September 30, 2023)
Before You Register
All prospective registrants need a WCA account. New competitors can create their own WCA account by clicking here and entering the required information.
How to Register Online
Prospective competitors register by:
1. Signing into their WCA account;
2. Clicking "Register" on the left side of this webpage, selecting the events they would like to compete in, and submitting their registration;
3. Paying the registration fee of $30. (The registration fee is the same regardless of how many events are selected.) Your registration is not complete until you have paid the registration fee.
Note: You are only allowed to bring up to 2 guests with you to this competition. If you list more than 2 guests in your registration, it will not be approved without contacting the organizers.
The competitor limit for this competition is 60. The list of approved competitors can be found by clicking "Competitors" on the left side of this webpage. If there are already 60 competitors on that list, it means the competition is full, and any future registrants will be placed on the waitlist.
Any requested changes to registration before Tuesday, September 26, 2023 at 8:00 PM EDT will be honored. Your registration is not complete until your name shows up on the list.
How to Pay for Registration Online
Payment is processed through Stripe. Click on the "Register" tab on the left side of the webpage to register and pay all in one place! You can start the payment process by clicking "Pay your fees with card."
Approved competitors who cancel their registration before Tuesday, September 26, 2023 at 8:00 PM EDT are eligible for a refund for 75% of their registration cost. After this date, no refund requests will be honored. Attempting to file a chargeback for the registration fee will lead to being blacklisted from future WCA events.
We will be keeping a waitlist for this competition. To secure a place on the waitlist once competitors have paid, simply pay the registration fee. If a competitor emails us to drop out before Wednesday, September 27, 2023 at 8:00 PM EDT, you will be notified if you are the next competitor on the waitlist. After that deadline, all remaining competitors on the waitlist will be emailed letting them know they did not get off the waitlist and will be fully refunded.
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 60 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
Note: This email is only for contacting The Rubik's Cube Club at Ohio State. If you wish to contact the organizers of the competition, please see the [Contact] section on this competition's information page.
ALL COMPETITORS MUST READ THIS TAB BEFORE REGISTERING
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.
There is a parking garage located north to the RPAC facility at 2050 Tuttle Park Place, Columbus, OH 43210.
Pricing can be found at the garage website.
Another parking garage is located south of the RPAC at 1801 Neil Ave, Columbus, OH 43210
Pricing can be found at the garage website.
There is also parking adjacent to the Ohio Stadium, however space is very limited and may not be available.
Please enter on the South entrance to the RPAC by Courtside Cafe. Once inside, show your pass (emailed to competitors before the event) and proceed through the gates and up to the third floor. Walk past the Upper Gym down the hall past the treadmills, then turn right at the end of the hall. Keep going until you see the Meeting Rooms entrance on the left.
There are two options for food located inside the RPAC, Courtside Cafe (Pasta, Sautee, Sandwiches) and Juice 2 (Smoothies, Coffee, Breakfast items). There are also several food options on and off campus.
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
Click HERE for Groups!
NOTE: Everyone competing in 5x5/6x6/7x7 is expected to be at the competition for both groups to help out.
Click HERE for Groups!
Thanks to TheCubicle for sponsoring this competition and their continued support in growing the community! Check them out here: https://www.thecubicle.com/
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).
A cumulative time limit may be enforced across rounds (see Guideline A1a2++).
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.