Sharon at Blackstone:
Eight teams from SYRA attended this event: Sharon A (The S.T.A.R.T.), Sharon B (Black Botz), Sharon C (Nanobots), Sharon D (BBQ Bots), Think Outside the Bots, NXT Lego Legendaries, Ghengis Khan Robots of Mansfield and the XBots.
Members of Team Unlimited (FTC 0001) served as referee monitors, with Coach John Pilvines acting as Head Referee.
Here are the ranks and 5 seeding round scores for the Sharon teams:
There were 64 teams competing.
In the afternoon are the single-elimination rounds for all 64 teams.
#2 Sharon A advanced all the way to the finals, knocking Sharon B out in the top 8.
#3 Ghengis was knocked in the second round by NLL, due to a scoring error by a Ref.
#11 Sharon B (Black Botz) was knocked out in the top 8 by Sharon A.
#12 Sharon D (BBQ Bots) was knocked out in the second round.
#13 Think Outside was knocked out in the top 16 by the #4 ranked team.
#16 XBOTS was knocked out in the top 16 by the #1 ranked team.
#29 Sharon C (Nanobots) was knocked out in the first round.
#30 NLL was knocked out in the top 16 by the #14 ranked team.
Overall, we had 1 team in the finals and semi-finals, and 2 of 8 in the quarter finals, and 6 of the top 16 teams.
Several teams also won awards:
The S.T.A.R.T.: Most Photogenic
Black Botz: 1st Overall Design
BBQ Bots: 2nd Overall Design
NXT Lego Legendaries: Robust Design
Think Outside the Bots: 2nd in Creative Presentation
Four teams qualified for the state championship in Worcester: Black Botz, BBQ Bots, Think Outside the Bots, and NXT Lego Legendaries.
Pre-tournament: SYRA runoffs were held on Wednesday 11-19-08 at the Girl Scout House to determine which Sharon Eagle Robotics teams will represent us at the Blackstone Regional FLL tournament to be held Saturday 11-22-08. Rankings were as follows:
The teams that didn't qualify this time will have first call for any additional slots that we may qualify for at Quincy or Brookline..
A great job by all 7 teams in the runoff!
The doors will open at the Blackstone Valley Regional Technical High School at 7:00 AM. Opening announcements in the new Competition Center at 8:00 am. The first matches start at 9:00 am, with 5 matches to achieve your best score, to seed for the afternoon single-elimination matches. The final elimination matches will start at 12:30 pm. The awards ceremony should start around 3:00 pm, and the tournament should be over by 4:00 pm.
The competition will include 64 teams (the largest of the Massachusetts tournaments), including 7 from the SYRA. Members of Team Unlimited will be present, volunteering to referee the tournament.
Download Afternoon elimination rounds (.pdf) - rankings determined after morning
Location: Blackstone Valley Regional Technical High School
65 Pleasant Street Upton MA 01568 (directions to school)
Contact: Michael Norton (508) 529-7758 x2310 firstname.lastname@example.org
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