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2013 Greater Chicago Regional Tournament Results

Here are the results for:

Overall Winners

The Overall winners for Botball are determined by Double Elimination rank, Seeding Round scores and Online and Onsite Documentation scores.

1 Arie Crown Hebrew Day School (13-0223)
2 Ida Crown Jewish Academy (13-0234)
3 Chicago State University (13-0626)
4 Arie Crown Hebrew Day School, Team 2 Robettes (13-0263)
5 Amundsen Robotics Club (13-0597)

Double Elimination

Robots from two different teams compete on the game board simultaneously in an effort to score as many points as possible, but also to keep their opponent from scoring. Double Elimination placement makes up about one-third of the overall Botball score.

1 Chicago State University (13-0626)
2 Arie Crown Hebrew Day School (13-0223)
3 Amundsen Robotics Club (13-0597)
4 Ida Crown Jewish Academy (13-0234)


In the Seeding Rounds, team's run their robots unopposed and attempt to score the most points possible. Seeding round scores determine initial placement in the Double Elimination bracket and account for about one-third of each team's overall score.

1 Arie Crown Hebrew Day School (13-0223)
2 Ida Crown Jewish Academy (13-0234)
3 Arie Crown Hebrew Day School, Team 2 Robettes (13-0263)
3 ROBO-GENICS (13-0604)

Judges' Choice Awards

Throughout the tournament, the judges select teams to be singled out for Judges' Choice awards for excellence in a variety of categories.


Overall Judges' Choice Ida Crown Jewish Academy (13-0234)
Spirit of Botball Agape Werks / Chicago Knights (13-0593)
KISS Award Arie Crown Hebrew Day School, Team 2 Robettes (13-0263)


Outstanding Onsite Presentation ROBO-GENICS (13-0604 )
Outstanding Engineering Arie Crown Hebrew Day School (13-0223)
Outstanding Sub-System Owen Scholastic Academy (13-0102)
Outstanding Programming Chicago State University (13-0626)
Outstanding Overall Design Amundsen Robotics Club (13-0597)

Complete Results