Take a Break Ohio State 2023
- Mar 17 - 18, 2023
- Columbus, Ohio, United States
- 1739 N. High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43210
Friday: Student-Alumni Council Room (2nd Floor), Saturday: Ohio Staters, Inc. Traditions Room (2nd Floor)
- Organization team
- Braden Richards and The Rubik's Cube Club at Ohio State
- WCA Delegates
- Braden Richards and Mason Langenderfer
- Download all the competition's details as PDF .
This competition is on a Friday evening and Saturday, and will only feature Side Events and Blind Events. 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.
Friday, March 17th - Student-Alumni Council Room
FMC (Fewest Moves Challenge)
Saturday, March 18th - Ohio Staters, Inc. Traditions Room
- Main event
- Registration period
Online registration opened and closed .
- Registration requirements
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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.
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 email@example.com 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.
Your registration is not complete until you have paid the registration fee and your name appears under the competitors tab.
Registration on the WCA website must be manually approved. Please allow up to 48 hours after payment for us to approve your registration before contacting us..
Click here to display the highlights of the competition.
Evan Wright won with an average of 8.75 seconds in the Square-1 event. Rowe Hessler finished second (9.46) and Luke Garrett finished third (10.66).
|6x6x6 Cube||Kate Grahame||1:30.93||1:35.48||United States||1:30.93||1:32.34||1:43.17|
|7x7x7 Cube||Kate Grahame||2:18.00||2:25.58||United States||2:23.24||2:35.50||2:18.00|
|3x3x3 Blindfolded||Stanley Chapel||16.34||DNF||United States||16.34||DNF||DNF|
|3x3x3 Fewest Moves||Mark Boyanowski||22||25.33||United States||25||22||29|
|Clock||Luke Garrett||3.95||4.90||United States||3.95||5.41||5.07||4.22||13.54|
|Square-1||Evan Wright||7.31||8.75||United States||10.21||7.63||10.01||8.61||7.31|
|4x4x4 Blindfolded||Mason Langenderfer||4:02.01||DNF||United States||DNF||4:47.43||4:02.01|
|5x5x5 Blindfolded||Stanley Chapel||2:33.96||DNF||United States||2:41.51||DNF||2:33.96|
|3x3x3 Multi-Blind||Stanley Chapel||32/33 52:58||United States||32/33 52:58|
|6x6x6 Cube||Final||Bo1 / Mo3||15:00.00||1 attempt to get < 6:00.00|
|7x7x7 Cube||Final||Bo1 / Mo3||15:00.00||1 attempt to get < 8:00.00|
|3x3x3 Blindfolded||First round||Bo3||15:00.00 cumulative *||Top 50% advance to next round|
|Final||Bo3||15:00.00 cumulative *|
|3x3x3 Fewest Moves||Final||Mo3||1 hour|
|Clock||Final||Bo2 / Ao5||2:00.00||2 attempts to get < 30.00|
|Square-1||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||2:00.00||2 attempts to get < 1:10.00||Top 50% advance to next round|
|4x4x4 Blindfolded||Final||Bo3||1:05:00.00 total for 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final and 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final **|
|5x5x5 Blindfolded||Final||Bo3||1:05:00.00 total for 4x4x4 Blindfolded Final and 5x5x5 Blindfolded Final **|
|3x3x3 Multi-Blind||Final||Bo1||10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00|
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Schedule for Friday (March 17, 2023)
Schedule for Saturday (March 18, 2023)
ALL COMPETITORS MUST READ THIS TAB BEFORE REGISTERING
For First-Time Competitors
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.
This document is also useful: Competing, Judging, and Running Tutorial
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
When you arrive, you will receive a card with personalized information detailing your events and what group you will be competing in for each event. In addition, you will also have judging/scrambling assignments on your card. Every competitor is expected to help out during the event(s) they are registered for. The card will look like 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
Friday will be in the Student-Alumni Council Room on the 2nd Floor
Saturday will be in the Ohio Staters, Inc. Traditions Room also on the 2nd floor
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 east side of the first floor to find the Great Hall Meeting Room
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.
Note: This competition does not feature tradtional events like the 3x3 Rubik's Cube. Please be aware of the events listed before signing up
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.