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2014 Greater San Diego Regional Tournament Results

There were 33 registered teams that entered the 2014 competition.

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 Aperture Robotics Bobtallers (14-0446)
2 Palm Desert Aztecs 2 (14-0231)
3 Torrey Pines Botball (14-0232)
4 High School Thomas Jefferson S.C. (14-0280)
5 Oceanside High School Pirates (14-0094)

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 Aperture Robotics Bobtallers (14-0446)
2 High School Thomas Jefferson S.C. (14-0280)
3 Palm Desert Aztecs 2 (14-0231)
4 Torrey Pines Botball (14-0232)


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 Torrey Pines Botball (14-02321)
2 Aperture Robotics Bobtallers (14-0446)
3 Palm Desert High School Aztecs (14-0144)
4 Christian High School (14-0441)

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 Palm Desert Charter Middle School (14-0032)

Judges' Choice

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 La Quinta High School Girls' Team (14-0070)
Spirit of Botball Christian High School (14-0189)
KISS Award Willow School (14-0413)
Alliance 1st Place Islamic School of San Diego (14-0063) & Lemon Grove Academy (14-0220)
Alliance 2nd Place Christian High School (14-0189) & BeWise Team A (14-0374)


Outstanding Engineering Palm Desert High School Aztecs (14-0144)
Outstanding Programming River Valley Charter School (14-0085)
Outstanding Overall Design BeWise Team A (14-0374) & BeWise Team 1 (14-0405)
Outstanding Sub-System Fountain Hills High School Falcons (14-0046)
Outstanding Use of Sensors Torrey Pines Botball (14-0232)
Outstanding Robot Collaboration / Synchronization Aperture Robotics Bobtallers (14-0446)
Outstanding Team Spirit Islamic School of San Diego (14-0063)
Outstanding Outreach Efforts Oceanside High School Pirates (14-0094)
Outstanding Rookie Team Pruess School (14-0257)

Complete Results