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2013 Greater Los Angeles 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 South Pasadena High School (13-0365)
2 La Quinta High School Girls Team (13-0070)
3 Columbus Tustin Middle School 222 (13-0222)
4 Upland Junior High School (13-0354)
5 Santa Barbara High School Robotics Club 639 (13-0639)

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 South Pasadena High School (13-0365)
2 Columbus Tustin Middle School 222 (13-0222)
3 La Quinta High School Girls Team (13-0070)
4 Upland Junior High School (13-0354 )
Finalist JGMS Boys 36 (13-0036)
Finalist La Quinta High School Boys Team (13-0071)
Finalist Columbus Tustin Middle School 179 (13-0179)
Finalist Santa Barbara High School Robotics Club 639 (13-0639)

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 South Pasadena High School (13-0365)
2 La Quinta High School Girls Team (13-0070)
3 Santa Barbara High School Robotics Club 639 (13-0639)
4 Columbus Tustin Middle School 222 (13-0222)

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 JGMS Girls (13-0037) and
North Hollywood Robotics Club (13-0199)
2st Place Alliance Match New Los Angeles Charter School (13-0154) and
Valor Academy Charter School (13-0480)

Outstanding Documentation

Botball teams are required to complete documentation covering their work on their competition robots. Documentation scores determine about one-third of each team's overall score.

Outstanding Documentation South Pasadena High School (13-0365)

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 JGMS Girls (13-0037)
Spirit of Botball Valadez Middle School Academy (13-0138)
KISS Award Traweek Middle School (13-0129)

Certificates

Outstanding Engineering JGMS Boys (13-0036)
Outstanding Engineering South Pasadena High School (13-0365)
Outstanding Programming Santa Barbara High School Robotics Club (13-0639)
Outstanding Programming TEACH Academy of Technologies (13-0211)
Outstanding Overall Design Aperture Robotics Bobtallers (13-0446)
Outstanding Sub-System La Quinta High School Girls Team (13-0070)
Outstanding Use of Sensors La Quinta High School Boys Team (13-0071)
Robot Collaboration / Synchronization North Hollywood Robotics Club (13-0199)
Outstanding Team Spirit Rolling Robots (13-0295)
Outstanding Team Spirit Sitting Bull Academy (13-0181)
Outstanding Outreach Efforts Valor Academy Charter School (13-0480)
Outstanding Outreach Efforts Daisy Gibson School (13-0130)
Outstanding Rookie Team Valor Academy Charter School (13-0480)
Outstanding Rookie Team Sitting Bull Academy (13-0214)

Complete Results