2016 Western Iowa Pwnament Results

Nebraska RoboticsFebruary 6, 2016
The 2016 Western Iowa Pwnament is the final regular season Iowa VEX Robotics tournament. Teams took a last opportunity to qualify for the remaining spots at the VRC Heartland Regional Robotics Championship.

This tournament qualified five teams for the Heartland Regional Robotics Championship, the Excellence Award winner and the three Tournament Champion teams. The High School Excellence award was awarded to team 2501J (Full Metal Jackets) from Thomas Jefferson High School. The Middle School Excellence award was awarded to team 3018V (VEXcalibur) from TechnaPwn Robotics.  The Tournament Champions were 2501J (Full Metal Jackets) from Thomas Jefferson High School, 7232 (Cyber Pirates) from Belton High School, and 2501B (Optimus Dime) from Thomas Jefferson High School.

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

2016 Western Iowa Pwnament Awards

High School Excellence Award

2501J (Full Metal Jackets) from Thomas Jefferson High School 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.

Middle School Excellence Award

2501J (Full Metal Jackets) from Thomas Jefferson High School 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

Pwnament Champions were 2501J (Full Metal Jackets) from Thomas Jefferson High School, 7232 (Cyber Pirates) from Belton High School, and 2501B (Optimus Dime) from Thomas Jefferson 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

Pwnament Finalists were 5813A (The Kanesville Krush) from Abraham Lincoln High School, 5813B (TEAMNAME) from Abraham Lincoln High School, and 4405X (The X M.E.N.) from Skutt Catholic High School. The Tournament Finalist are the three team Alliance that ends second in the Elimination Rounds of the tournament.

Programming Skills Winner

2501B (Optimus Dime) from Thomas Jefferson High School recorded the top Programming Skills score at 165 points. This award also qualifies the team for the CREATE U.S. Open Robotics Championship

Robot Skills Winner

2501C (Point Blank Jackets) from Thomas Jefferson High School recorded the top Robot Skills score at 320 points.

Design Award

5813A (The Kanesville Krush) from Abraham Lincoln High School 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.

Judges Award

6202T (Moment of Force) were awarded the Judges Award. This is awarded to a team the judges decide is deserving of special recognition.  Judges consider a number of possible criteria for this award, such as team displays of special attributes, exemplary effort and perseverance at the event, and team accomplishments or endeavors throughout the season that may not fall under existing awards – but are nonetheless deserving of special recognition.

Sportsmanship Award

2349D (OPS – Bionic Eagles) from Central High School were awarded the Sportsmanship Award. This is awarded to a team that has earned the respect and admiration of the volunteers and other teams at the event. The Tournament uses ballots for this award.


2016 Western Iowa Pwnament
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.

Rank Team # Team Name School Wins Losses
1 1028B SV_Wall_Hacks Brownell-Talbot 7 0
2 2501B Optimus Dime Thomas Jefferson HS 6 1
3 5069C Mustang Ballers Millard North HS 6 1
4 2501J Full Metal Jackets Thomas Jefferson HS 6 1
5 1028A C:\DOS\RUN Brownell-Talbot 6 1
6 5813A The Kanesville Krush Abraham Lincoln HS 6 1
7 2501T Where’s Aldo? Thomas Jefferson HS 6 1
8 5069Y Bringin’ Vexy Back Millard North HS 6 1
9 7232J Cyber Pirates Belton High School 5 2
10 5069B DERP.exe Millard North HS 5 2
11 3018 TECHNA PWN ROBOTICS TECHNA PWN ROBOTICS 5 2
12 5813B Black Squirrels Abraham Lincoln HS 5 2
13 7232K Cyber Pirates Belton High School 5 2
14 7232Z Cyber Pirates Belton High School 5 2
15 7232R Cyber Pirates Belton High School 5 2
16 36842E HereWeGoAgain O’Neill High School 5 2
17 1073E OPS – Computer Maniacs Marrs MS 5 2
18 1045B OPS – FRED Benson HS 4 3
19 5069D Trojan Mustangs Millard North HS 4 3
20 6685N The Vex Files Millard South HS 4 3
21 36842T OHS Red O’Neill High School 4 3
22 2349D OPS – Bionic Eagles Central HS 4 3
23 6202T Moment of Force Moment of Force 4 3
24 2349E OPS – Team E Central HS 4 3
25 4405B Two Thirty Seven Skutt Catholic HS 4 3
26 1073A OPS – Decoded Marrs MS 3 4
27 2501C Point Blank Jackets Thomas Jefferson HS 3 4
28 7232 Cyber Pirates Belton High School 3 4
29 5069A R.E.C.T Millard North HS 3 4
30 7232P Cyber Pirates Belton High School 3 4
31 36842J Eam Operates Heri O’Neill High School 3 4
32 1073D OPS – 6 Nova Marrs MS 3 4
33 4405C DeezNutsNBolts Skutt Catholic HS 3 4
34 2349C OPS – Purple Bots Central HS 3 4
35 1044A OPS – Taco Squad Norris Middle School 3 4
36 1028S Mandroids: Sarkeesibot Brownell-Talbot 3 4
37 1044B OPS – Circuit Breaker Norris Middle School 3 4
38 98158 Radical Impact OA BCIG High School 2 5
39 1044D OPS – Tobor Norris Middle School 2 5
40 1045E OPS – A ARON Benson HS 2 5
41 7590 Indianola High School Indianola High School 2 5
42 4405A Masked Men Skutt Catholic HS 2 5
43 1044C OPS – The Dark Side Norris Middle School 2 5
44 7043E Av3ng3rs St. Cecilia School 2 5
45 4405D The Unpossibles Skutt Catholic HS 2 5
46 7043F Kn1ghts of the N3t St. Cecilia School 2 5
47 4405X The X M.E.N. Skutt Catholic HS 2 5
48 3018V VEXcalibur TECHNA PWN ROBOTICS 1 6
49 656C CHS3 Squatcholl Crete High School 1 6
50 656B CHS2 Quoll Crete High School 1 6
51 1045C OPS – The Mighty Bunnies Benson HS 1 6
52 1881A Duchesne Academy Duchesne Academy 1 6
53 3018E EMC^2 TECHNA PWN ROBOTICS 1 6
54 4405E The VEX Skutt Catholic HS 1 6

2016 Western Iowa Pwnament
Programming Skills Challenge Results

Rank Team High Score Attempts
1 2501B 165 2
2 7232J 155 4
3 7232 152 1
4 2501J 145 2
5 3018V 137 2
6 7232K 132 2
7 2349D 113 2
8 6685N 106 2
9 7232R 99 1
10 4405B 88 3
11 1073A 83 2
12 5813A 81 2
13 3018E 77 2
14 3018 71 1
15 4405A 36 1
16 6202T 30 2
17 4405C 26 3
18 7043E 6 2

2016 Western Iowa Pwnament
Robot Skills Challenge Results

Rank Team High Score Attempts
1 2501C 320 1
2 2501J 307 2
3 2501B 307 4
4 7232 276 1
5 7232K 261 4
6 1028A 224 1
7 7232Z 206 2
8 3018V 163 1
9 3018 151 3
10 6685N 151 1
11 1073A 147 2
12 2501T 116 2
13 7232R 105 2
14 5813A 101 1
15 2349D 92 2
16 3018E 59 2
17 1045B 58 1
18 656C 50 2
19 4405B 50 1
20 4405C 35 1
21 656B 33 2
22 7043F 30 1
23 4405A 27 3
24 36842T 25 1
25 1044D 19 4
26 4405E 15 1
27 6202T 14 1
T-28 36842J 12 1
T-28 1073E 12 1
30 1045C 10 1
31 1044C 7 2
32 2349C 4 1
33 1044A 3 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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