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      Solar System Explorations, NASA

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2014 New Mexico 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 School of Dreams Academy (14-0436)
2 School of Dreams Academy (14-0258)
3 Estancia Valley Classical Academy (14-0053)
4 Taos High School (14-0481)
5 San Jon Team 1 (14-0310)

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 School of Dreams Academy (14-0436)
2 San Jon Team 1 (14-0310)
3 Estancia Valley Classical Academy (14-0053)
4 School of Dreams Academy (14-0258)


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 School of Dreams Academy (14-0436)
2 School of Dreams Academy (14-0258)
3 Taos High School (14-0481)
4 San Jon Team 2 (14-0311)

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 Estancia Valley (14-0053)
Spirit of Botball San Jon Team 1 (14-0310
KISS Award Alice King Community School (14-0243) & Alice King Community School (14-0368)
Outstanding Documentation School of Dreams Academy (14-0436)


Outstanding Engineering School of Dreams Academy (14-0258)
Outstanding Programming Estancia Valley (14-0053)
Outstanding Sub-System Taos High School (14-0407)
Outstanding Sub-System School of Dreams Academy (14-0436)

Complete Results