Botball 2016

Overall

1 Hanalani Schools (16-0052)
2 University Laboratory School (16-0629)
3 Highlands Intermediate School (16-0045)

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


Double Elimination

1 Hanalani Schools (16-0052)
2 University Laboratory School (16-0629)
3 Highlands Intermediate School (16-0045)

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.


Seeding

1 Hanalani Schools (16-0052)
2 University Laboratory School (16-0629)
3 Seabury Hall School (16-0226)

In the Seeding Rounds, teams 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.


Outstanding Documentation

Hanalani Schools (16-0052)

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.


Judge’s Choice Trophies

Overall Judges’ Choice University Laboratory School (16-0629)

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


Judges Choice Awards

Outstanding Engineering Highlands Intermediate School (16-0045)
Outstanding Rookie Team Kealakehe HS (16-0047)
Outstanding Team Spirit Wahiawa Community (16-0628)

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