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      High School Teacher

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2012 New Mexico Regional Tournament Results

There were 17 registered teams that entered the 2012 competition. This year’s New Mexico Regional Tournament had teams from Texas (3) and New Mexico (14).

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 Marfa High School (12-0573)
2 Marfa High School (12-0416)
3 School of Dreams Academy (12-0452)
4 School of Dreams Academy (12-0608)
5 School of Dreams Academy (12-0436 )

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 Marfa High School (12-0573)
2 Marfa High School (12-0416)
3 School of Dreams Academy (12-0608)
4 Carlsbad High School (12-0438)

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 Marfa High School (12-0573)
2 School of Dreams Academy (12-0608)
3 Marfa High School (12-0416)
4 School of Dreams Academy (12-0436)

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.

Outstanding Documentation Marfa High School (12-0416)
Outstanding Documentation School of Dreams Academy (12-0452)

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 Marfa High School (12-0573)
KISS Award Ysleta High School (12-0229)
Spirit Award School of Dreams Academy (12-0608)

Judges' Choice Certificates

Best Recovery R.E.A.P. (12-0183)
Most Promising Design Deming High School (12-0107)
Outstanding Engineering Carlsbad High School (12-0438)
Outstanding Programming Marfa High School (12-0416)
Outstanding Rookie Team Lincoln County Regulators (12-0579)
Outstanding Overall Design Portales High School (12-0437)
Spirit Award School of Dreams Academy (12-0436)

Complete Results