Friday, January 18, 2013

Brooklyn 2012-13 Qualifier Results - Teams Advancing to Javits, March 9

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.

Champion’s Award
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)

Robot Design:
Mechanical Design
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.
2nd Place:                               PS 11                       Mission 11
1st place:                                Sunset Park Prep     Lego My Eggo

Robot Performance 
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                                                    NXT Lords
1st place                 PS 399                                                    Gear Hawks 

Project Awards
This award recognizes a team that utilizes diverse resources to formulate an in-depth and comprehensive understanding of the problem they have identified.
2nd place                                PS5                                                          Lego Rockets
1st place                 Fort Greene Prep    Nanowolves

 Innovative Solution
This award recognizes a team’s solution that is exceptionally well-considered and creative, with good potential to solve the problem researched.
2nd place                                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 

Gracious ProfessionalismTM 
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)

Judges Awards
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.
Examples include:

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

Rising Star 
This award recognizes a team that the judges notice and expect great things from in the future.
PS 8         Mission Master

Judges Award
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 

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