2017 Competition

2017 Game – CROSSFIRE

See the teaser of this year’s game at CROSSFIRE

CROSSFIRE Animation Video

Awards and Judging – Rocky Mountain Logistics

Pit Protocol – 2017

RMBEST Driver List Form

2017 Teacher Dropbox Instructions

2017 Event Dates

2017 Event Date Location Comments
Teacher/Mentor Institute (TMI) 20,21 July MSU Denver Joint with Pikes Peak BEST and Front Range BEST
Kickoff 9 Sept Englewood High School Held jointly with Front Range BEST
Practice Day 14 Oct Englewood High School Held jointly with Front Range BEST
Game Day 21 Oct MSU Auraria Event Center  

bESTology for the 2017 game – Crossfire, Fire and Rescue!

Releases information/hints each Sunday evening at 6:00 p.m. for 14 weeks beginning January 22, 2017. Go to -> bESTology for 2017 game

2017 Competition Results

Game Awards
1st Place DSST Byers *
2nd Place St. Mary’s Academy MS *
3rd Place East High School *
Robotics Finalist Skyline High School *
BEST Awards
1st Place DSST Byers *
2nd Place St. Mary’s Academy MS *
3rd Place Innovation Center of the St. Vrain Valley Schools *

* These teams (plus DSST Cole, New Vista HS, Abraham Lincoln HS, Thomas Jefferson HS) qualified for the Regional Championship which took place in Denver, Colorado on December 16 & 17, 2017!

Special Awards
Founders Award for Creative Design Innovation Center of the St. Vrain Valley Schools
Most Robust Design TIE – DSST Byers & St. Mary’s Academy MS
Software Design  DSST Byers
Best Rookie Team West Middle School
Craftsmanship Skyline High School
Engineering Notebook (for non-BEST Award Team) East High School
Sportsmanship Skyline High School

RM BEST and our sponsors are very proud of all 27 teams for their hard work!

Regional Championship

Congratulations to the eight Rocky Mountain BEST teams (Abraham Lincoln, DSST Byers, East High School, Innovation Center of St. Vrain Valley, New Vista High School, Skyline High School, St. Mary’s Academy, and Thomas Jefferson High School,) that attended the competition at the Auraria Campus Event Center in Denver, Colorado on December 16 & 17, 2017.

Select the Regional Tab to learn more about the Denver BEST Regional Championship

RM BEST Teams earned these trophies at the 2017 Regional Championship.

Game Awards
1st Place DSST Byers
BEST Awards
2nd Place Skyline High School
Special Awards
Founder’s Award for Creative Design DSST Byers
Most Robust Machine St. Mary’s Academy
Sportsmanship Skyline High School
Engineering Notebook (for team not placing 1st-3rd in BEST Award) DSST Byers