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2010 New York / New Jersey Regional Tournament Results

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 Peddie School (10-0313 )
2 Trumbull High School (10-0097 )
3 Peddie School (10-0325 )
4 MMI Preparatory School (10-0266 )
5 Xavier High School (10-0010 )

Outstandin' Documentation

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


Best Online Documentation Trophy Peddie School (10-0313)
Best Online Documentation Trophy Trumbull High School (10-0097)


Online Documentation Regis High School (10-0114)
Online Documentation MMI Preparatory School (10-0267)
Online Documentation MMI Preparatory School (10-0266)
Onsite Presentation MMI Preparatory School (10-0267 )

Double Elimination Winners

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 Peddie School (10-0313 )
2 Peddie School (10-0325 )
3 Xavier High School (10-0010 )
4 Trumbull High School (10-0097 )

Seedin' Rounds

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

Tournament Avg. Seed Score: 32.9

Tournament Max Seed Score: 234.5, by th' Peddie School (10-0313)

1 Peddie School (10-0313 )
2 Peddie School (10-0325 )
3 Xavier High School (10-0010 )
4 Trumbull High School (10-0097 )

Alliance Challenge

In th' Alliance Challenge, teams an' their robots have t' work together t' score as many points as possible.

1st MMI Preparatory School (10-0266) an' Thurgood Marshall Academy (Middle School) (10-0125)

Judges' Choice

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 Xavier High School (10-0010 )
KISS Trophy Trumbull High School (10-0097 )
Outstandin' Middle School Thurgood Marshall Academy (Middle School) (10-0125)
Spirit o' Botball MMI Preparatory School (10-0266, 10-0267 )


Judges Choice fer Use o' Sensors Renaissance Charter School (10-0084 )
Judges Choice fer Efficient Duck Collectin' MMI Prepartory School (10-0266)
Judges Choice fer Re-engineerin' Myra S. Barnes - I.S. Fetch me spyglass, and a bottle of rum! 24 (10-0005 )
Zombie Arm Award The Young Women's Leadership School (10-0355 )
Team o' One Award Randolph High School (10-0353 )
Simpler is Sometimes Better Award Thurgood Marshall Academy (10-0124 )