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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 Norman High School on March 4, 2017. This year, GCER will take place in Norman, Oklahoma, from July 8th to July 12th.

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.

This Year's Team...                          

Bryce Brown
Josiah Mikesh
Brandon Leppke
Mark Ellison
Draake Rought
Bryce Koelsch
Jesse Deason
Jonas Jones
Chloe Nason
Esther Weygant
Drake Koelsch
Andrew Cox
Jake King
 
 

 

Tournament Dates:

Regionals: March 25, 2017

GCER: July 8-12, 2017