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2010 Greater St. Louis Regional Tournament Results

The 2010 Greater St. Louis Botball Regional Tournament took place on April 24, 2010 in Edwardsville, IL. Teams from Illinois and the surrounding states brought robots to the competition.

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 Rolla Regional Robotics (10-0185 )
2 Edwardsville High school (10-0159 )
3 Wolf Branch Middle School (10-0151 )
4 St. Mary's School (10-0106 )
5 Hamilton Southeastern High School (10-0322 )

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.

Trophies

Best Online Documentation Trophy Woodrow Wilson Middle School (10-320)


Certificates

Online Documentation Revitalization 2000 Inc. (10-0120)
Online Documentation International School of Indiana (10-0062)
Online Documentation Rolla Regional Robotics (10-0185)
Online Documentation Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences and the Arts (10-0208)
Online Documentation Wolf Branch Middle School (10-0151)
Onsite Presentation Episcopal School of Dallas (10-0074)


Double Elimination Winners

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 St. Mary's School (10-0106 )
2 Rolla Regional Robotics (10-0185 )
3 Edwardsville High school (10-0159 )
4 Lincoln Middle School (10-0227 )


Seeding Rounds

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.

Tournament Avg. Seed Score: 27.95

Tournament Max Seed Score: 168, scored by Rolla Regional Robotics (10-0185 )

1 Rolla Regional Robotics (10-0185 )
2 St. Mary's School (10-0106 )
3 Edwardsville High school (10-0159 )
4 Wolf Branch Middle School (10-0151 )


Alliance Challenge

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

1st Woodrow Wilson Middle School (10-0320) and Terra Haute All-City Time Warner Cable(10-0351)


Judges' Choice

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 International School of Indiana (10-0062)
KISS Trophy for Simple and Innovative Engineering Highland High School (10-0172)
Outstanding Middle School Wolf Branch Middle School (10-0151)
Spirit Award International School of Indiana (10-0062)


Certificates

Judges Choice for Best Recovery Terre Haute North High School (10-0315)
Judges Choice for Mechanical Design Belleville East High School (10-0330)
Judges Choice for Detailed Oriented Setup Lincoln Middle School (10-0227)
Judges Choice for Rookie of the Year Woodrow Wilson Middle School (10-0320)