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2012 Oklahoma Regional Tournament Results

There were 29 registered teams that entered the 2012 competition. This year's Oklahoma Regional Tournament had teams from Oklahoma (20), Texas (7), Arkansas (1), and New Mexico (1).

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 Norman Advanced Robotics (12-­0113)
2 Southwest Covenant School (12-­0049)
3 Perry 2.0 (12-­0489)
4 DeWitt Perry Middle School (12­-0001)
5 St. Mark's School of Texas (12-­0253)

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 Norman Advanced Robotics (12-­0113)
2 Southwest Covenant School (12­-0049)
3 Mills University Studies High School (12-­0377)
4 Brink Junior High Team 2 (12-­0523)

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 Norman Advanced Robotics (12­-0113)
2 Perry 2.0 (12-­0489)
3 Southwest Covenant School (12­-0049)
4 St. Mark's School of Texas (12­-0253)

Alliance Challenge

In the Alliance Challenge, teams and their robots have to work together to score as many points as possible.

1st Place Alliance Match Western Heights Senior High (12-0081) and
DeWitt Perry Middle School (12-0002)
2nd Place Alliance Match techJOYnT ( 12-0589 ) and
DeWitt Perry Middle School (12-0003)

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 Online Documentation Perry 2.0 (12-0489)
Outstanding Onsite Presentation DeWitt Perry Middle School (12-0002)

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 Norman Advanced Robotics (12­-0113)
Spirit of Botball Brink Junior High (12-0088)
KISS Award Whittier Middle School (12-0149)

Judges' Choice Certificates

Overall Judges' Choice Perry 2.0 (12­-0489)
Spirit of Botball Southwest Covenant School (12-0049)
KISS Award techJOYnT (12-0588)
Outstanding Engineering Norman Advanced Robotics (12­-0113)
Outstanding Engineering DeWitt Perry Middle School (12-0001)
Outstanding Programming Perry 2.0 (12-0489)
Outstanding Programming Southwest Covenant School (12-0049)
Outstanding Overall Design Western Heights Senior High (12-0081)
Most Promising Design Howe RoboSquad - Howe Public Schools (12-0174)
Spirit Award Moore West Junior High (12-0126)
Spirit Award School of Dreams Academy (12-0587)
Outstanding Rookie Team Urban League of Greater Oklahoma City, Inc. PEAK (12-0392)
Outstanding Rookie Team techJOYnT (12-0589)

Complete Results