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      Solar System Explorations, NASA

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2014 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 Ward Melville HS (14-0150)
2 Peddie School (14-0325)
3 Millburn High School (14-0264)
4 The Lawrenceville School (14-0558)
5 Xavier high School (14-0010)

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 Peddie School (14-0325)
2 Ward Melville HS (14-0150)
3 Xavier high School (14-0010)
4 MMI Preparatory School (14-0266)

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 Ward Melville HS (14-0150)
2 Minisink Valley Central School (14-0224)
3 Peddie School (14-0325)
4 Millburn High School (14-0264)

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 Ward Melville HS (14-0150)

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.

Trophies

Overall Judges' Choice Peddie School (14-0325)
Spirit of Botball Myra S. Barnes - IS 24R (14-0005)
KISS Award Randolph High School (14-0353)

Certificates

Outstanding Engineering Dover High School (14-0466)
Outstanding Use of Sensors Millburn High School (14-0264)
Outstanding Team Spirit MMI Preparatory School (14-0266)
Outstanding Outreach Rahway High School (14-0240)
Outstanding Rookie Team The Lawrenceville School (14-0558)

Complete Results