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      Solar System Explorations, NASA

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2014 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 Dulles Elementary School (14-0451)
2 Ida Crown Jewish Academy (14-0234)
3 Arie Crown Hebrew Day School (14-026)
4 Arie Crown Hebrew Day School (14-0223)
5 AFC High School (14-0108)

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 Dulles Elementary School (14-0451)
2 Arie Crown Hebrew Day School (14-0223)
3 Bogan High School (14-0380)
4 Ida Crown Jewish Academy (14-0234)

Seeding

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 Dulles Elementary School (14-0451)
2 Ida Crown Jewish Academy (14-0234)
3 AFC High School (14-0108
4 Arie Crown Hebrew Day School (14-0263)

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.

Trophies

Overall Judges' Choice Dulles Elementary School (14-0451)

Certificates

KISS Award Bogan High School (14-0380)
Outstanding Documentation AFC High School (14-0108)
Outstanding Engineering AFC High School (14-0108)
Outstanding Team Spirit Arie Crown Hebrew Day School (14-0263) and
Arie Crown Hebrew Day School (14-0223)

Complete Results