Tournament Date: Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013
There are 52 teams registered for Brooklyn, 44 teams registered to compete in Brooklyn, 42 showed up. We advanced 23 teams. Below are the award categories with descriptions and a list of school and team name. Note: in some categories there is a 1st and 2nd place due to the fact we have to advance so many teams, but normally there would be just one name in each category except robot performance and champion where 1st, 2nd, and 3rd rankings are standard.
This award recognizes a team that embodies the FLL experience, by fully embracing our Core Values while achieving excellence and innovation in both the Robot Game and Project.
3rd place: PS 213 The PS 213's Lego Dream Team (rookie team & first year in AMPS/CBSI)
2nd place: IS 318 Blood, Sweat, and Gears (all boys team)
1st place: PS 399 The Gear Hawks (2nd year winning 1st place champions)
This award recognizes a team that designs and develops a mechanically sound robot that is durable, efficient and highly capable of performing challenge missions.
PS 8 Swagger Bots
This award recognizes a team that utilizes outstanding programming principles, including clear, concise and reusable code that allows their robot to perform challenge missions autonomously and consistently.
2nd place: IS 383 Skybots
1st place: MS 113 Robotics Falcons All Star
Strategy & Innovation
This award recognizes a team that uses solid engineering practices and a well-developed strategy to design and build an innovative, high performing robot.
Sunset Park Prep
Lego My Eggo
This award recognizes a team that scores the most points during the Robot Game. Teams have a chance to compete in at least three 2.5 minute matches and their highest score counts. This is based on 3 rounds
3rd Place Bedford Academy HS Bedfordbots
2nd Place PS 321
1st place PS 399
This award recognizes a team that utilizes diverse resources to formulate an in-depth and comprehensive understanding of the problem they have identified.
1st place Fort Greene Prep Nanowolves
This award recognizes a team’s solution that is exceptionally well-considered and creative, with good potential to solve the problem researched.
MS 57 Ron Brown Academy
MS 57 Ron Brown Academy
1st place Packer-Collegiate Institute Bearded Bob
This award recognizes a team that effectively communicates the problem they have identified and their proposed solution to both the judges and other potential supporters.
Packer Collegiate Institute Grandpa Bob's Whippersnappers
Core Values Awards
This award celebrates a team that is empowered by their FLL experience and displays extraordinary enthusiasm and spirit.
PS 92 Technics
This award recognizes a team that is able to accomplish more together than they could as individuals through shared goals, strong communication, effective problem solving and excellent time management.
Fort Greene Prep Nanocubs
This award recognizes a team whose members show each other and other teams respect at all times. They recognize that both friendly competition and mutual gain are possible, on and off the playing field.
2nd Place PS 3 The Bedford Village RoboTigers
1st place IS 318
The Nanobytes (all girls team)
During the course of competition the judges may encounter teams whose unique efforts, performance or dynamics merit recognition. Some teams have a story that sets them apart in a noteworthy way. Sometimes a team is so close to winning an award that the judges choose to give special recognition to the team. Judges Awards allow the freedom to recognize remarkable teams that stand out for reasons other than the Core Award categories.
Against All Odds
This award goes to the team that improvises and overcomes a difficult situation while still making a respectable showing, with an attitude that shows, “We can overcome incredible odds if we never give up, no matter what!”
TYWLS Brooklyn TYWLS Robotics
This award recognizes a team that the judges notice and expect great things from in the future.
PS 8 Mission Master
PS 256 256 Bots
Due to PS 399 wining 2 awards the team with the next highest robot performance game score will compete in Javits:
PS 270 Robo-Warriors