Omaha Benson High School Tournament Results

Nebraska RoboticsJanuary 30, 2016
The Omaha Benson High School Tournament is the last two division tournament for the Nebraska / Iowa VEX Robotics Nothing But Net season. One more team qualified from this tournament to the VRC Heartland Regional Robotics Championship.

This tournament qualified four teams for the Heartland Regional Robotics Championship, the Excellence Award winner and the three Tournament Champion teams. The Excellence award was awarded to team 1064A (OPS – Nebraska Nerd Herd) from Omaha North HS. The Tournament Champions were 2349A (OPS – Eagle Strike) from Omaha Central High School, 1064A (OPS – Nebraska Nerd Herd) from Omaha North HS, and 1049B (OPS – South Bots) from Omaha South High School.

A great performance by these teams and the rest of the field! Check out the results below.

The Omaha Benson High School Tournament Awards

Excellence Award

1064A (OPS – Nebraska Nerd Herd) from Omaha North HS were awarded the Excellence Award. This is awarded to a team that exemplifies overall excellence in building a well rounded VEX robotics program. This award also qualifies the team for the Heartland Regional Robotics Championship & CREATE U.S. Open Robotics Championship

Tournament Champions

The Omaha Benson High School Tournament Champions were 2349A (OPS – Eagle Strike) from Omaha Central High School, 1064A (OPS – Nebraska Nerd Herd) from Omaha North HS, and 1049B (OPS – South Bots) from Omaha South High School. The Tournament Champions are the three team Alliance that wins the Elimination Rounds of the tournament. This award also qualifies the team for the Heartland Regional Robotics Championship & CREATE U.S. Open Robotics Championship.

Tournament Finalist

The Omaha Benson High School Tournament Finalists were 1045D (OPS – The Bunny Overload) from Omaha Benson High School, 6202T (Moment of Force) from Moment of Force Robotics, and 3018 (Techna Pwns) from Techna Pwn Robotics. The Tournament Finalist are the three team Alliance that ends second in the Elimination Rounds of the tournament.

Programming Skills Winner

1970K (Knight Shift) from Mount Michael High School recorded the top Programming Skills score at 297 points. This award also qualifies the team for the Heartland Regional Robotics Championship & CREATE U.S. Open Robotics Championship.

Robot Skills Winner

1970K (Knight Shift) from Mount Michael High School recorded the top Robot Skills score at 302 points.  This award also qualifies the team for the CREATE U.S. Open Robotics Championship.

Design Award

5233J (Justice League) from National Robotics Academy, Inc were awarded the Design Award. This is awarded to a team that demonstrates an organized and professional approach to the design process, project and time management and team organization.

Amaze Award

2349D (OPS – Bionic Eagles) from Omaha Central High School were awarded the Amaze Award. This is awarded to a team that has built a competition robot that clearly demonstrates overall quality.  A solid mechanical design along with demonstrated robot programming, robustness, strong performance and consistency are key attributes assessed for this award.

Build Award

4327E (Guardians of the Elk) from Elkhorn High School were awarded the Amaze Award. This is awarded to a team that has built a well crafted and constructed robot that also shows a clear dedication to safety and attention to detail.  Judges will be looking for robots that have a professional feel and quality look to them, with clear attention to detail in construction, efficient use of mechanical and electronic components, and reliability on the competition field.

Create Award

2349A (OPS – Eagle Strike) from Omaha Central High School were awarded the Amaze Award. This is awarded to a team whose robot design incorporates a creative engineering solution to the design challenges of this year’s game.  Attributes such as solid mechanical ability, unique design solutions and innovative approaches to playing the game will be taken into account by the judges looking for teams demonstrating a highly creative engineering design process.


The Omaha Benson High School Tournament
Qualification Round Results

The tournament starts with Qualification Rounds, which are used to determine how you rank during the tournament. This rank is used during alliance selection, where 3 teams are paired off with each other. Each alliance competes in the Elimination rounds, which determines the Tournament Champions and Finalists. The Tournament Champions qualify for the Heartland Regional Robotics Championship.

Green Division

Rank Number Name W-L-T
1 2349A OPS – Eagle Strike 8-0-0
2 1064A OPS – Nebraska Nerd Herd 7-1-0
3 5233J Justice League 7-1-0
4 1073A OPS – Decoded 7-1-0
5 4326A Stormtroopers 7-1-0
6 7400C The Botfather 6-2-0
7 1064R OPS – North R 6-2-0
8 1045C OPS – The Mighty Bunnies 6-2-0
9 5053A Pioneer 1 4-3-1
10 1970R Knightly Rec 4-4-0
11 4327A Antler Powered 4-4-0
12 2349E OPS – Team E 4-4-0
13 8151 Cranium Crushers 4-4-0
14 1064C OPS – YA~BA~DE 4-4-0
15 5813D Bluff-aloes 3-5-0
16 1049B OPS – South Bots 3-5-0
17 8675 Fuzzy Wuzzy 2.0 3-5-0
18 1045A OPS – Legion of Doom 3-5-0
19 5053C Pioneer 3 3-5-0
20 1064E OPS – Semper Gumby 3-5-0
21 1064V OPS – Team V 2-6-0
22 1064J OPS – EngiNerds 2-6-0
23 1046A OPS – Blue 1-6-1
24 8151C Combustible Lemons 1-6-1
25 2349C OPS – Purple Bots 1-7-0
26 1064G OPS – Vikingbot 5000 1-7-0
27 6456A Bellevue West T-BOT Alpha 0-8-0
28 1045E OPS – A ARON 0-8-0

White Division

Rank Number Name W-L-T
1 3018 TECHNA PWN ROBOTICS 8-0-0
2 1045D OPS – The Bunny Overload 7-1-0
3 1064P OPS – Almost HD 7-1-0
4 1970K Knight Shift 7-1-0
5 2349D OPS – Bionic Eagles 7-1-0
6 5069Y Bringin’ Vexy Back 5-3-0
7 1064F OPS – RoboVikings 5-3-0
8 2349B OPS – Purple Talon 5-3-0
9 1064D OPS – One Design 4-4-0
10 4327E Guardians of the Elk 4-4-0
11 1049A OPS – Mechanical Bulls 4-4-0
12 1970T Your Worst Knightmare 4-4-0
13 5813C Bayliss Ballerz 4-4-0
14 8151D Battle Bots 4-4-0
15 5053B Pioneer 2 4-4-0
16 1045B OPS – FRED 4-4-0
17 6202T Moment of Force 3-5-0
18 4326B Ishtar Collective 3-5-0
19 1064B OPS – Perfectly Flawed 3-5-0
20 9620J Viking Voyager 3-5-0
21 7400P Hi T3ch 3-5-0
22 1064X OPS – Team X 3-5-0
23 1049C OPS – Pack Attack 2-6-0
24 1064U OPS – Team U 2-6-0
25 6456B Bellevue West T-BOT Bravo 2-6-0
26 8151B beZRRKers 2-6-0
27 1064S OPS – Robo Raiders 2-6-0
28 1064H OPS – That One Bot 1-7-0
29 1045F OPS – BIOHAZARD 0-8-0

The Omaha Benson High School Tournament
Elimination Rounds

The Elimination Rounds are used to determine the Tournament Champions. During the Elimination Rounds, Alliances of three different teams are formed. Each leg of the Bracket is a best of three, with each team in the alliance getting the opportunity to compete.

The Tournament Champions qualify for the Heartland Regional Robotics Championship

Green Division

#1 – 2349A, 1064A, 1049B
#1 – 2349A, 1064A, 1049B
#1 – 2349A, 1064A, 1049B
#1 – 2349A, 1064A, 1049B
#8 – 1064C, 1064V, 1064E
#4 – 7400C, 8675, 6456A
#4 – 7400C, 8675, 6456A
#5 – 1045C, 5053A, 1064J
#2 – 5233J, 1064R, 1045A
#2 – 5233J, 1064R, 1045A
#2 – 5233J, 1064R, 1045A
#7 – 2349E, 8151, 1046A
#3 – 1073A, 4326A, 5813D
#3 – 1073A, 4326A, 5813D
#6 – 1970R, 4327A, 8151C

White Division

#1 – 3018, 1045D, 6202T
#1 – 3018, 1045D, 6202T
#1 – 3018, 1045D, 6202T
#1 – 3018, 1045D, 6202T
#8 – 5813C, 8151D, 1064U
#4 – 1064F, 1045B, 1064B
#4 – 1064F, 1045B, 1064B
#5 – 2349B, 5053B, 9620J
#2 – 1064P, 1970K, 1064X
#2 – 1064P, 1970K, 1064X
#2 – 1064P, 1970K, 1064X
#7 – 1049A, 1970T, 6456B
#3 – 2349D, 5069Y, 4326B
#3 – 2349D, 5069Y, 4326B
#6 – 1064D, 4327E, 7400P

Championship Bracket

#1 – 2349A, 1064A, 1049B
#1 – 2349A, 1064A, 1049B
#2 – 3018, 1045D, 6202T

The Omaha Benson High School Tournament
Programming Skills Challenge Results

Rank Team High Score Attempts
1 1970K 302 1
2 1064A 160 2
3 4327E 141 7
4 4326B 137 1
5 2349D 131 1
6 5233J 129 4
7 1073A 102 2
8 3018 92 3
9 4326A 92 2
10 1064V 75 2
11 1045D 72 1
12 6202T 19 1
13 7400C 4 2
14 1970T 4 1
15 8151D 3 1
16 1064S 0 1

The Omaha Benson High School Tournament
Robot Skills Challenge Results

Rank Team High Score Attempts
1 1970K 297 7
2 1064A 291 3
3 4327A 270 8
4 5233J 193 3
5 1064P 190 5
6 1073A 165 8
7 3018 155 3
8 2349A 149 4
9 4326B 146 3
10 1045D 143 2
11 2349D 135 1
12 4326A 114 3
13 1064D 99 9
14 1064R 97 2
15 1064V 92 6
16 1970T 42 1
17 6202T 23 2
18 1045C 21 4
19 1064S 21 4
20 8151 16 2
21 2349C 14 3
22 1064F 7 3
23 1970R 5 1
T-24 7400C 3 1
T-24 7400P 3 1
26 8151B 1 1
27 8151D 0 1

Note: There is a lot in this post, everything is unofficial. This is done as a summary of the event, and in no way should be used in an official capacity. Do not hesitate to email NebraskaRobotics@gmail.com

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