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   - Scott,
      High School Teacher

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2013 Greater St. Louis 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 Belleville East High School (13-0330)
2 Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois (13-0586)
3 Pana Junior High School (13-0069)
4 Edwardsville High School (ECUSD7) (13-0159)

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 Pana Junior High School (13-0069)
2 Edwardsville High School (ECUSD7) (13-0159)
3 Bond County Community 2 (13-0483)
4 Belleville East High School (13-0330)


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 Belleville East High School (13-0330)
2 Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois (13-0586)
3 Pana Junior High School (13-0069)

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 Triad Middle School (13-0059) and
Lincoln Middle School (13-0227)
2st Place Alliance Match Triad High School (13-0133) and
Alton Middle School (13-0068)

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 The Daniela Rus Team from Wabash Valley (13-0315)
Team Spirit Alton Middle School (13-0068)
KISS Award Lincoln Middle School (13-0227)
Outstanding Onsite Presentation The Maja Mataric Team from Wabash Valley (13-0320)


Outstanding Engineering St. Mary's School (13-0106)
Outstanding Programming MRH Middle School (13-0115)
Outstanding Overall Design All Girls Rose Hulman (Lovelace Team) (13-0319)
Outstanding Sub-System Cahokia School of Choice (13-0509)
Outstanding Use of Sensors Triad High School (13-0133)
Outstanding Collaboration / Synchronization Bond County Community #2 (13-0483)
Spirit of Botball Highland High School (13-0172)
Outstanding Outreach Efforts Edwardsville High School (ECUSD7) (13-0159)
Outstanding Outreach Efforts Highland High School (13-0172)
Outstanding Rookie Team LaSalle Springs Middle School (13-0064)
Impersonation of Botbguy Belleville East High School (13-0330)
Team Spirit in the Face of Adversity Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois (13-0388)

Complete Results