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      High School Teacher

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2014 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 (14-0006)
2 Great Mills High School (14-0506)
3 Explorer Post 1010 (14-0160)
4 Winston Churchill High School (14-0230)
5 Hampton High School (14-0141)

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 (14-0006)
2 Great Mills High School (14-0506)
3 Worcester Preparatory School (14-0406)
4 Winston Churchill High School (14-0230)

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 (14-0006)
2 Hampton High School (14-0141)
3 Great Mills High School (14-0506)
4 Explorer Post 1010 (14-0161)

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 Model Secondary School for the Deaf (14-0201) and
Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (14-0272)
2nd Place Alliance Match Mott Computer Clubhouse (14-0332) and
YMIC Foundation Inc (14-0135)

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 (14-0006)
Spirit of Botball Dead Robot Society (14-0006)
KISS Award George Washington Middle School (14-0700)
Outstanding Documentation Walter Johnson High School (14-0571)

Certificates

Outstanding Engineering Great Mills High School (14-0247)
Outstanding Programming Worcester Preparatory School (14-0406)
Outstanding Overall Design Hampton High School (14-0141)
Outstanding Sub-System W.T. Woodson High School (14-0312)
Outstanding Use of Sensors Explorer Post 1010 (14-0161)
Outstanding Team Spirit Holton-Arms School (14-0105)
Outstanding Rookie Team Great Mills High School (14-0248)

Complete Results