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2012 Texas Regional Tournament Results

There were 19 registered teams that entered the 2012 competition. This year's Texas Regional Tournament had teams from Texas (18), and Arkansas (1).

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 Hackberry Creek Robotics Club (12-0376 )
2 Episcopal School of Dallas (12-0375 )
3 Episcopal School of Dallas (12-0074 )
4 Hamilton ISD (12-0103 )
5 Alice Johnson Jr. High (12-0474 )

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 Hackberry Creek Robotics Club (12-0376 )
2 Episcopal School of Dallas (12-0375 )
3 Episcopal School of Dallas (12-0074 )
4 The Rice School (12-0567 )

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 Hackberry Creek Robotics Club (12-0376 )
2 Episcopal School of Dallas (12-0375 )
3 Episcopal School of Dallas (12-0074 )
4 Hamilton ISD (12-0103 )

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 Hackberry Creek Robotics Club (12-0376 )
Outstanding Documentation Corrigan-Camden (12-0173)

Judges' Choice Trophies

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 Hackberry Creek Robotics Club (12-0376 )
Spirit of Botball C. F. Hartman Middle School (12-0044)
KISS Award Lucy Rede Franco Middle School (12-0605)

Judges' Choice Certificates

Outstanding Engineering Alice Johnson Jr. High (12-0474)
Outstanding Programming Clifton High School (12-0576)
Outstanding Overall Design Episcopal School of Dallas (12-0074)
Most Promising Design Corrigan-Camden (12-0173)
Spirit Award Alexander Hamilton Middle School (12-0096)
Outstanding Rookie Team The Rice School (12-0567)
Most Effective Strategy Episcopal School of Dallas (12-0375)
Best Defense Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences, and the Arts (12-0208)

Complete Results