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2013 International Botball Tournament Results

The International Botball Tournament includes online documentation, onsite presentations, seeding rounds, double elimination rounds and alliance matches.

Scores from the online documentation, onsite presentations, seeding rounds and double elimination rounds factor into a team's overall score for the tournament. Alliance matches are scored, but the results are not factored into the overall team score. Awards are given for all tournament related events, including the alliance matches.

International Botball Tournament Results

Overall Winners

The Overall winners for Botball are determined by Double Elimination rank, Seeding Round scores and Online and Onsite Documentation scores.

1 Dead Robot Society (13-0006)
2 Norman Advanced Robotics (13-0113)
3 Fletcher Robotics (13-0073)
4 Hampton High School (13-0141)
5 La Quinta High School Girls Team (13-0070)

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 (13-0113)
2 Dead Robot Society (13-0006)
3 Hampton High School (13-0141)
4 La Quinta High School Girls Team (13-0070)
Finalist Fletcher Robotics (13-0073)
Finalist TechMakers (13-0588)
Finalist DeWitt Perry Middle School (13-0001)
Finalist Qatar Academy (13-0291)


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 Dead Robot Society (13-0006)
2 Fletcher Robotics (13-0073)
3 Norman Advanced Robotics (13-0113)
4 Hampton High School (13-0141)

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 Amazeing Team (13-0603) &
Waltrip High School (13-0137)
2nd Place Alliance Match Explorer Post 1010 (13-0162) &
Vienna Institute of Technology - iBot (13-0233)
3rd Place Alliance Match The Lovelace Team from Wabash Valley (13-0319) &
Polaris (13-0535)
4th Place Alliance Match Palm Desert Charter Middle School (13-0033) &
Nease Robotics (13-0055)

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 Dead Robot Society (13-0006)
Spirit of Botball La Quinta High School Teams (13-0070) & (13-0071)
KISS Award Agra Public School Teams (13-0260) (13-0261) (13-0262)
Judges' Choice Award Hampton High School (13-0141)

Judges' Choice Certificates

Outstanding Engineering HTL Donaustadt (13-0623)
Outstanding Programming China Haidian Foreign Language School (13-0349)
Outstanding Overall Design Vienna Institute of Technology - iBot (13-0233)
Outstanding Sub-System Norman Advanced Robotics (13-0113)
Outstanding Use of Sensors The Daniela Rus Team from Wabash Valley (13-0315)
Outstanding Team Spirit Marfa High School (13-0573)
Outstanding Rookie Team South Pasadena High School (13-0365)
Best Defensive Strategy Whittier Middle School (13-0148)
Balanced Engineering Award Qatar Academy (13-0291)

Complete Results