Just to clarify the process - there are no scores for judged events.
Only the robot performance competition is scored. The Champions award
and all other awards for judged events are determined through
deliberation by the judging panels, not by numbers. There is no overall
The only relevant score in judged award deliberations is in the 40%
rule: Only teams scoring in the top 40% of robot performance may receive
a Champions award.
On 12/5/12 7:20 PM, Ashit Kumar wrote:
> I am a little confused as to how the top 40% are counted for
> eligibility for overall awards in the tournament. I was under the
> impression that the teams top score in the table rounds is counted for
> eligibility. Thereafter, the scores in the judging session are used to
> determine the overall team scores.
> During the regional tournament at Eagle Ridge MS, the scorekeepers
> kept running averages for each team and told me that the average score
> was used to determine eligibility (top 40%) and and contributed to the
> overall score. This is not what I understood to be the case last year.
> A clarification would be welcome.
Ralph F Grove, Ph.D.
James Madison University Department of Computer Science
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