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      Solar System Explorations, NASA

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2014 Hawai'i 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 Hanalani Schools (14-0052)
2 Highlands Intermediate School (14-0045)
3 Wahiawa Middle School Robotics (14-0004)
4 Wahiawa Community Team (14-0628)
5 University Laboratory School (14-0629)

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 Hanalani Schools (14-0052)
2 Highlands Intermediate School (14-0045)
3 Wahiawa Community Team (14-0628)
4 Maui Waena Intermediate School - Falcon Engineering (14-0018)

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 Hanalani Schools (14-0052)
2 Highlands Intermediate School (14-0045)
3 Wahiawa Middle School Robotics (14-0004)
4 Highlands Intermediate School (14-0425)

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 Hanalani Schools (14-0052)
Spirit of Botball Wahiawa Community Team (14-0628) & Wahiawa Middle School Robotics (14-0004)
KISS Award Washington Middle School (14-0017)

Certificates

Outstanding Engineering Highlands Intermediate School (14-0045)
Outstanding Use of Sensors Maui Waena Intermediate School - Falcon Engineering (14-0018)
Outstanding Outreach Wahiawa Middle School Robotics (14-0004)
Outstanding Onsite Presentation Maui Waena Intermediate School - Falcon Engineering (14-0018)

Complete Results