"I firmly believe that Botball is th' reason why I am an engineerin' student today."

   - Anna,
      Rensselaer Polytechnic Student

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2012 Greater Chicago Regional Tournament Results

There were 12 registered teams that entered th' 2012 competition.

Here be th' results fer:

Overall Winners

The Overall winners fer Botball be determined by Double Elimination rank, Seedin' Round scores an' Online an' Onsite Documentation scores.

1 Miles Davis Magnet Academy (12-0609)
2 Dirksen Middle School (12-0604)
3 Chicago State University (12-0626)
4 Locke Elementary School (12-0596)
5 Eli Whitney Elementary (12-0611)

Double Elimination

Robots from two different teams compete on th' game board simultaneously in an effort t' score as many points as possible, but also t' keep their opponent from scorin'. Double Elimination placement makes up about one-third o' th' overall Botball score.

1 Dirksen Middle School (12-0604)
2 Miles Davis Magnet Academy (12-0609)
3 Chicago State University (12-0626)
4 After School Matters CHOICES Robotics (12-0593)


In th' Seedin' Rounds, team's run their robots unopposed an' attempt t' score th' most points possible, Hornswaggle Seedin' round scores determine initial placement in th' Double Elimination bracket an' account fer about one-third o' each team's overall score.

1 Miles Davis Magnet Academy (12-0609)
2 Chicago State University (12-0626)
2 Dirksen Middle School (12-0604)

Outstandin' Documentation

Botball teams be required t' complete documentation coverin' their work on their competition robots. Ahoy! Documentation scores determine about one-third o' each team's overall score.

Outstandin' Documentation Chicago State University (12-0626)

Judges' Choice Trophies

Throughout th' tournament, th' judges select teams t' be singled out fer Judges' Choice awards fer excellence in a variety o' categories.

Overall Judges' Choice Eli Whitney Elementary (12-0611)

Judges' Choice Certificates

KISS Award After School Matters CHOICES Robotics (12-0593)
Most Promisin' Design Locke Elementary School (12-0596)
Best Recovery Daley Academy (12-0630)

Complete Results