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      High School Teacher

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2013 Northern California 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 Los Altos Community Botball Teams (13-0453)
2 Los Altos Community Botball Teams (13-0636)
3 Los Altos Community Botball Teams (13-0323)
4 Lighthouse Community Charter School (13-0099)
5 Hillsdale High School (13-0195)

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 Los Altos Community Botball Teams (13-0323)
2 Los Altos Community Botball Teams (13-0453)
3 Hillsdale High School (13-0195)
4 Lighthouse Community Charter School (13-0099)

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 Los Altos Community Botball Teams (13-0636)
2 Los Altos Community Botball Teams (13-0453)
3 Los Altos Community Botball Teams (13-0323)
4 Hillsdale High School (13-0195)

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 Los Altos Community Botball Teams (13-0636)
Spirit of Botball Willow Glen Middle School (13-0244)
KISS Award Lighthouse Community Charter School (13-0098)

Certificates

Outstanding Onsite Polaris (13-0535)
Outstanding Engineering Polaris (13-0535)
Outstanding Programming Hillsdale High School (13-0195)
Outstanding Sub-System Los Altos Community Teams (13-0083)
Robot Collaboration / Synchronization Independence High School (13-0080)
Outstanding Rookie Team Menlo School (13-0269)

Complete Results