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2013 New York / New Jersey 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 Xavier High School (13-0010)
2 Peddie School (13-0313)
3 Millburn High School (13-0264)
4 Myra S. Barnes IS 24 (13-0005)
5 Randolph High School (13-0353)

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 Xavier High School (13-0010)
2 Millburn High School (13-0264)
3 Randolph High School (13-0353)
4 Minisink Valley Central School (13-0224)


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 Peddie School (13-0313)
2 Xavier High School (13-0010)
3 Peddie School (13-0325)
4 Myra S. Barnes IS 24 (13-0005)

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 Peddie School (13-0333) and
Wardlaw-Hartridge School (13-0194)
2st Place Alliance Match Hackensack Comets (13-0543) and
Ridgewood High School (13-0637)

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 Onsite Presentation MMI Preparatory School (13-0266)

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 Trumbull High School (13-0097)
Spirit of Botball Myra S. Barnes - IS 24 (13-0005)
KISS Award Bronx Preparatory Charter School (13-0478)


Outstanding Engineering Xavier High School (13-0010)
Outstanding Programming Randolph High School (13-0353)
Outstanding Overall Design Peddie School (13-0325)
Outstanding Sub-System Bronx Preparatory Charter School (13-0478)
Outstanding Use of Sensors Dover HS (13-0466)
Robot Collaboration / Synchronization Hackensack Comets (13-0543)
Outstanding Team Spirit Minisink Valley Central School (13-0224)
Outstanding Outreach Peddie School (13-0313)
Outstanding Rookie Team Millburn High School (13-0264)
Most Photogenic Team Ridgewood High School (13-0637)

Complete Results