Category Archives: On-Sets

Junior/Senior On-Sets Strategy

In high school On-Sets, a big opportunity to get an edge comes before the goal is even set.  The variations double set, required card, and forbidden card can all make it so that many potential goals would be impossible, giving your opponent an opportunity to make a mistake.  In certain situations, you can even make setting a goal impossible, requiring your opponent to know to call a “no goal.”

What is the best variation to call in each of these situations to make setting a goal more difficult for your opponent?

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Junior – On-Sets strategy

With On-sets people always say there isn’t a lot of strategy, which is true to some extent.  Here are a couple of strategies for you to gain an edge on the competition.


1: Cards: Blank, R, G, GR, GYB, GYBR, GYR, Y, YB.  Cubes: RRRRBBGYUU–SS=321

What variation could you call to create a nogoal situation?


2. Cards: R, G, GY, GYB, GYBR, GYR, Y, YB, YBR.  Cubes: BBBRRGGY IIIUSSV111

What variation could you call to make only one goal possible?