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2012 Greater San Diego Regional Tournament Results

There were 18 registered teams that entered the 2012 competition. This year's Greater San Diego Regional Tournament had teams from California (16), Arizona (1), and Mexico (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 Torrey Pines High School (12-0232)
2 Oceanside High School (12-0094)
3 Palm Desert Charter Middle School (12-0034)
4 Fountain Hills Falcons (12-0046)
5 Christian High School (12-0189)

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 Torrey Pines High School (12-0232)
2 Oceanside High School (12-0094)
3 Christian High School (12-0189)
4 Palm Desert Charter Middle School (12-0034)

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 Oceanside High School (12-0094)
2 Palm Desert Charter Middle School (12-0034)
3 Torrey Pines High School (12-0232)
4 Fountain Hills Falcons (12-0046)

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 Online Documentation Torrey Pines High School (12-0232)
Outstanding Onsite Presentation Torrey Pines High School (12-0232)

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 Torrey Pines (12-0232)
Innovation in Design Oceanside High School (12-0094)
Innovation in Engineering Palm Desert Charter Middle School (12-0034 )
Innovation in Software Engineering Christian High School (12-0441)
KISS Award Christian High School (12-0441)
Spirit of Botball Islamic School of San Diego (12-0063) & (12-0524)

Judges' Choice Certificates

Best Defense Palm Desert Charter Middle School (12-0032)
Best Recovery River Valley Charter School (12-0085)
Best Sound Effects Christian High School (12-0189)
Outstanding Onsite Presentation High School Thomas Jefferson (12-0280)
Outstanding Programming Fountain Hills Falcons (12-0046)
Outstanding Rookie Team College Preparatory Middle School (12-0540)
Spirit Award El Cajon Valley High School (12-0200)

Complete Results