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SWCS Botball Team 2017

What is Botball?

     

   Botball is a global educational robotics program that focuses on engaging middle and high school students in a team-oriented robotics competition.

   Every year, teams can participate in several Botball competitions: a Regional Botball Tournament, the Global Conference on Educational Robotics (GCER) or the European Conference on Educational Robotics (ECER). The Oklahoma regional tournament will be held at the State Fair Grounds on March 17. This year, GCER will take place in Indian Wells, California July 25-29.

Accomplishments

March 25, 2017

Southwest Covenant Botball team competed in the Oklahoma tournament at Norman Highschool against 48 other teams from Oklahoma and Texas. In the morning the team competed in the seeding rounds and finished in first place. After lunch in the double elimination contest we were undefeated until we were sabatoged by Norman which brought us down to 2nd place in double elimination. The 1st in seeding, the 2nd in double elimination and a perfect score in documenation togeather gave us 1st overall in the tournament totaling to three trophies won during the tournament.

 

July 6-10, 2016

Last year, during GCER Southwest Covenant participated in the Aerial and Robotic competitions. The team placed 3rd overall in the Aerial receiving the 3rd place trophy and the judges choice award, and in the Robotic competition we placed 8th out of 56 teams.

2017-2018 Team:        

Bryce Brown
Brandon Leppke
Mark Ellison
Bryce Koelsch
Jesse Deason
Chloe Nason
Andrew Cox
Jacob King
Jillian Nason
Trevor Kelly
Logan Shields
PJ Riggs
Jesse Judkins
Harley Gossen
Cole Shaw
Sonny Region
 
 
 

 

Tournament Dates:

Regionals: March 17, 2018

GCER: July 25-29, 2018