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      Solar System Explorations, NASA

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2013 New England 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 Winchester High School (13-0371)
2 Arlington Middle School (13-0537)
3 Ashland High School Robotics (13-0178)
4 Roxbury Latin School (13-0075)
5 Medford High School (13-0547)

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 Arlington Middle School (13-0537)
2 Ashland High School Robotics (13-0178)
3 Winchester High School (13-0371)
4 Veazie Community School (13-0584)


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 Winchester High School (13-0371)
2 Arlington Middle School (13-0537)
3 Roxbury Latin School (13-0075)
4 Ashland High School Robotics (13-0178)

Alliance Challenge

In the Alliance Challenge, teams and their robots have to work together to score as many points as possible.

1st Place Alliance Match Innovation Academy Charter School (13-0176) and
Greater Lowell Technical High School (13-0078)
2st Place Alliance Match Mass General Hospital Youth Scholars Program (13-0202) and
Andover Robotics Club (13-0350)

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 Innovation Academy Charter School (13-0176)

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 Ashland High School Robotics (13-0178)
KISS Award Arlington Middle School (13-0537)


Outstanding Engineering Roxbury Latin School (13-0075)
Outstanding Programming Wellesley High School (13-0112)
Outstanding Overall Design Winchester High School (13-0371)
Robot Collaboration / Synchronization Medford High School (13-0547)
Outstanding Team Spirit Veazie Community School (13-0584)
Clever Design Advanced Math & Science Academy Charter School (13-0503)

Complete Results