"These are the sort of things that 10, 12, 15 years ago computer science PhDs were working on, and now you've got 12, 14, 15 year old students doing it."

   - David Lavery,
      Solar System Explorations, NASA

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2012 Florida Regional Tournament Results

There were 9 registered teams that entered the 2012 competition. This year's Florida Regional Tournament had teams from Florida (7) and Zimbabwe (2).

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 Fletcher High School Robotics (12-0073)
2 Bishop Kenny High School (12-0110)
3 Nease Robotics (12-0055)
4 First Coast High School (12-0581)
5 Kirby Middle School (12-0564)

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 Fletcher High School Robotics (12-0073)
2 First Coast High School (12-0581)
3 Bishop Kenny High School (12-0110)
4 Nease Robotics (12-0055)

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 Fletcher High School Robotics (12-0073)
2 Bishop Kenny High School (12-0110)
3 Landrum Middle School (12-0177)
4 Kirby Middle School (12-0564)

Judges' Choice Trophies

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

Overall Judges' Choice Bishop Kenny High School (12-0110)

Judges' Choice Certificates

Spirit of Botball Alice B. Landrum Middle School (12-0177)
KISS Award Harare International School (12-0463)
Outstanding Rookie Team First Coast High School (12-0581)

Complete Results