“I went to the Botball workshop knowing very little about programming and came out with a working robot that I programmed myself.”

   - Creighton Edington,
      Teacher

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2013 Maryland 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 Walter Johnson High School (13-0571)
2 Bald Eagle Area High School (13-0086)
3 Explorer Post 1010 (13-0160)
4 Old Mill Middle School South (13-0515)
5 Winston Churchill High School (13-0230)

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 Bald Eagle Area High School (13-0086)
2 Walter Johnson High School (13-0571)
3 Old Mill Middle School South (13-0515)
4 Winston Churchill High School (13-0230)

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 Walter Johnson High School (13-0571)
2 Explorer Post 1010 (13-0160)
3 Bald Eagle Area High School (13-0086)
4 Old Mill Middle School South (13-0515)

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 Great Mills High School (13-0506)
KISS Award Old Mill Middle School South (13-0515)

Certificates

Outstanding Engineering North County Botball (13-0218)
Outstanding Overall Design Walter Johnson High School (13-0571)
Outstanding Sub-System Poolesville High School (13-0012)
Outstanding Use of Sensors Explorer Post 1010 (13-0160)

Complete Results