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      High School Teacher

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2012 Maryland Regional Tournament Results

There were 24 registered teams that entered the 2012 competition. This year’s Maryland Regional Tournament had teams from Maryland (23) and Pennsylvania (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 Explorer Post 1010 (12-0162)
2 Great Mills High School (12-0246)
3 Great Mills High School (12-0505)
4 Great Mills High School (12-0248)
5 North County Botball (12-0218)

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 Explorer Post 1010 (12-0162)
2 Great Mills High School (12-0246)
3 North County Botball (12-0218)
4 Great Mills High School (12-0505)

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 Explorer Post 1010 (12-0162)
2 Great Mills High School (12-0248)
3 North County Botball (12-0218)
4 Great Mills High School (12-0246)

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 Great Mills High School (12-0247)
Outstanding Documentation Explorer Post 1010 (12-0162)

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 Great Mills High School (12-0246)
Spirit of Botball Bald Eagle Area High School (12-0086)
KISS Award Meade Middle School (12-0488)

Judges' Choice Certificates

Outstanding Design Walter Johnson High School (12-0571)
Engineering Discipline Great Mills High School (12-0250)
Persistence Award Friendship Academy of Engineering and Technology (12-0580)
Outstanding Team Leadership North County Botball (12-0218)
Outstanding Team Leadership Winston Churchill High School (12-0230)
Outstanding Rookie Team Friendship Academy of Engineering and Technology (12-0527)
Outstanding Team Organization Great Mills High School (12-0506)
Best Defense Old Mill Middle School South (12-0515)
Spirit Award Explorer Post 1010 (12-0162)

Complete Results