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Sat 16

2017 BEST Robotics Denver Regional Championship

December 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Denver CO
Sun 17

2017 BEST Robotics Denver Regional Championship

December 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Denver CO
Thu 28

2017 RM BEST Steering Team Meetings

December 28 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Denver CO

Championship Schedule Info

Monday, December 4 MIDNIGHT

Deadline for submitting Engineering Notebooks online – Google Drive – Details to follow. 

Saturday, December 16

7:30am Auraria Event Center Opens for all participants
Teams have access to West Front Lobby for registration, Pit to set up, and Main Lobby to set up BEST Award Exhibits.
7:30am-3pm Team and Volunteer Registration (including shirt sales) – West Front Lobby. Teams must register prior to other activities.
7:30am-8:45pm Pit Open
8am-5pm Robot Compliance Check (scheduled), Repair Depot, Rules Check & First Aid – Pit
8:30am-11:30am  BEST Award Marketing Presentations (scheduled) Teams check in 15 minutes prior to scheduled presentation – Plaza Bldg (across from Event Center)
9am-4pm Team Photos (scheduled) – near Game Floor
11am-5pm Driving Practice on 2 Game Fields (scheduled) – Game Floor 
1pm-2pm Late BEST Award Marketing Presentations (scheduled) Teams check in 15 minutes prior to scheduled presentation – Plaza Bldg (across from Event Center)
1:30pm-4:30pm BEST Award Exhibit and Interviews (scheduled) – Main Lobby
4pm-5pm Pit Boss Meeting for Teachers / Mentors – Pit
4:30pm-5:30pm Teams Dismantle BEST Award Exhibits – Main Lobby
5:30pm-7pm BRI / Hub Leadership Dinner – PE111G
5:30pm-8:30pm Student Mixer – with music, pizza and beverages. Main Lobby, Game Floor. Teams are asked to provide one chaperone for every 10 students who attend. 
9pm  Auraria Event Center Closes for all Participants
 

Sunday, December 17

7:30am Auraria Event Center Opens for all participants
Teams have access to West Front Lobby for registration and Pit to set up. 
7:30am-4pm Pit Open
7:30am-3pm Late Team and Volunteer Registration (including shirt sales) – West Front Lobby. Teams must check in prior to other activities.
7:30am-2:45pm Late Robot Compliance Check (scheduled), Repair Depot & First Aid – Pit
7:45am-8:45am Late Team Photos (scheduled)
8:00am-8:25am Head Referee / Floor Boss  Teacher/Mentor Meeting (2/team) – Game Floor
8:25am-8:50am Head Referee / Floor Boss Driver Meeting  (2/team) – Game Floor
9:00am Opening Ceremony. Welcome, Color Guard, Parade of Robots – Game Floor. ALL participants must be in the stands or Game Floor. 
9:30am Seeding Matches Begin
noon Seeding Matches End
noon-1pm Lunch Break – Game Field is NOT open for teams
1:00pm Wildcard Match
1:10pm Team Mascot Dance Off – Game Floor
1:10pm Team T-shirt Judging – Main Lobby
1:30pm-2:10pm Semi-Finals Matches
2:20pm-2:40pm Finals Matches
245pm-3:15pm Awards Ceremony and Team Photos
3:15pm Conclusion of the 2017 Regional Championship
5pm  Auraria Event Center Closes for all Participants

We’re mindful that many teams need to get on the road as soon as possible. We’ll do everything possible to stick to this schedule, but sometimes “stuff” happens.