“I went to the Botball workshop knowing very little about programming and came out with a working robot that I programmed myself.”

   - Creighton Edington,

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2010 Northern California Regional Tournament Results

Results for

Overall Winners

The Overall winners for Botball are determined by Double Elimination rank, Seeding Round scores and Online and Onsite Documentation scores

1st Los Altos Community Team (10-0323 )
2nd Los Altos Community Team (10-0083)
3rd Crystal Springs Uplands School (10-0117 )
4th Oakgrove High School (10-0169)
5th Evergreen Valley HIgh School-The Prototypes (10-0209 )

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.


Best Online Documentation Trophy Evergreen Valley High School (10-0209)


Online Documentation Crystal Springs Uplands School (10-0117)
Online Documentation Los Altos Community Team (10-0083)
Online Documentation Willow Glen Middle School (10-0244)
Online Documentation Irvington High School (10-0329)

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.

1st Los Altos Community Team(10-0323 )
2nd Los Altos Community Teaml (10-0083)
3rd Oakgrove High School (10-0169)
4th Crystal Springs Uplands School (10-0117)

Seeding Rounds

In the Seeding Rounds, team's run their robots unopposed and attempt to score the most points possible. Seeding round score determines initial placement in the Double Elimination bracket and accounts for about one-third of each team's overall score.

Tournament Avg. Seed Score:

Tournament Max Seed Score: 116 , scored by Los Altos Community Team (10-0323)

1st Los Altos Community Team (10-0323 )
2nd Los Altos Community Team (10-0083)
3rd Oakgrove High School (10-0169)
4th Crystal Springs Uplands School (10-0117)

Judges' Choice

Throughout the tournament, the judges select teams to be singled out by Judges Choice awards for excellence in a variety of categories.


Overall Judges Choice Los Altos Community Team (10-0083)
KISS Trophy for Simple and Innovative Engineering Lighthouse Charter School (10-0098)
Outstanding Middle School Willow Glen MIddle School (10-0244)
Spirit of Botball Independence HIgh School (10-0080)
1st Place Alliance Irvington High School and LIghthouse Charter School
2nd Place Alliance Willow Glen Middle School and Citizen Schools


Outstanding Engineering Crystal Springs Upland School (10-0117)
Most Promising Design Hillsdale High School (10-0095)
Outstanding Rookie Team California Aerospace Academy (10-0317)
Outstanding Programming Los Altos Community Team (10-0323)
Outstanding Overall Design Oakgrove High School (10-0169)
Spirit Award Citizen Schools (10-0215)

Overall Standings