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      Solar System Explorations, NASA

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2010 Texas 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 Bush Middle School (10-0237 )
2nd Faith Academy (10-0168 )
3rd KIPP Houston High School (10-0153 )
4th Copperas Cove Robotics (10-0119 )
5th Presidio Robotics Inc. (10-0271 )

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 Bush Middle School (10-0237)


Online Documentation Faith Academy of Marble Falls (10-0168)
Online Documentation KIPP Houston High School (10-0153)
Onsite Presentation Corrigan-Camden (10-0173)

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 Faith Academy (10-0168 )
2nd Bush Middle School (10-0237 )
3rd Copperas Cove Robotics (10-0119 )

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: 11.6

Tournament Max Seed Score: 61 , scored by Bush Middle School (10-0237)

1st Bush Middle School (10-0237 )
2nd Faith Academy (10-0168 )
3rd Copperas Cove Robotics (10-0119 )

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 Hamilton Jr. High (10-0103)
KISS Trophy for Simple and Innovative Engineering Presidio Robotics Inc. (10-0271)
Outstanding Middle School Bush Middle School (10-0237)
Spirit of Botball Alexander Hamilton Middle Schol (10-0096)


Outstanding Engineering Robo Nerds (10-0233)
Outstanding Overall Design Copperas Cove (10-0119)