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      High School Teacher

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2013 Greater DC 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 Dead Robot Society (13-0006)
2 Explorer Post 1010 (13-0162)
3 Mount Vernon High School (13-0023)
4 McLean High School (13-0128)
5 Worcester Preparatory School (13-0406)

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 Dead Robot Society (13-0006)
2 Mount Vernon High School (13-0023)
3 Explorer Post 1010 (13-0162)
4 Willston Computer Clubhouse (13-0337)

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 Dead Robot Society (13-0006)
2 Mount Vernon High School (13-0023)
3 Explorer Post 1010 (13-0162)
4 Model Secondary School for the Deaf (13-0201)

Alliance Challenge

In the Alliance Challenge, teams and their robots have to work together to score as many points as possible.

1st Place Alliance Match Annandale High School (13-0274) and
James Lee Community Charter (13-0335)
2nd Place Alliance Match Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (13-0143) and
Jefferson Middle School (13-0339)

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 Dead Robot Society (13-0006)
Spirit of Botball Holton-Arms School (13-0105)
KISS Award Model Secondary School for the Deaf (13-0201)
Outstanding Onsite Presentation Dead Robot Society (13-0006)

Certificates

Outstanding Engineering Worcester Preparatory School (13-0406)
Outstanding Programming Mott Computer Clubhouse, Team 1 (13-0328)
Outstanding Overall Design Hampton High School (13-0141)
Outstanding Sub-System Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (13-0142)
Outstanding Use of Sensors Explorer Post 1010 (13-0162)
Outstanding Robot Collaboration / Synchronization Woodson Robotics Team - "The Cavaliers" (13-0312)
Outstanding Outreach Efforts Gum Springs Computer Clubhouse (13-0334)
Perseverance Mount Vernon High School (13-0023)
KISS Runner Up YMIC Foundation Inc. (13-0134) (13-0135)

Complete Results