2023 Competition

2023 Schedule

Kickoff Event – Game Reveal, Robot Material Distribution and Training9SepSTEM School Highlands Ranch, 8773 S Ridgeline Blvd 
Preliminary Design Review PresentationWeek around 23 SeptONLINEPreliminary Design Review Sign up will be in the Registry Scheduled Activities
Critical Design Review PresentationWeek around 14 OctONLINECritical Design Review Sign up will be in the Registry Scheduled Activities
Practice Day Event – Team Practice and Optional BEST Award Marketing Presentation21 OctTBDMarketing Sign up will be in the Registry Scheduled Activities
Engineering Notebook Submission21 OctONLINE
Game Day Event – Team Competition, Judging and Optional BEST Award Team Exhibit and Interviews5 NovAuraria Event CenterExhibit Sign up will be in the Registry Scheduled Activities
Denver BEST Regional Championship – by Invitation to Qualifying Schools16-17 DecDenver Coliseum More details to be provided

Training Opportunities

  • bESTology game theme resources link All 11 weeks available
  • Teacher / Mentor Workshop Webpage link
  • Kickoff Breakout Sessions Prerecorded Video YouTube Playlist Link (TBS)
  • BEST Robotics – Public Resources & Training Link

In Person Event Health and Safety Protocol

We care about your well-being

KICKOFF EVENT Saturday 9 September at Englewood HS

Pre-Kickoff Preparations

  1. Kickoff Breakout Session Training Planning – Breakout Session Overview one student/team or as space allows
  2. Kickoff Kit Pick Up Planning – sign electronically the ONLINE Returnable Kit Agreement form. Teacher and Mentor Kickoff event parking lot Kit Pick Up Instructions.
  3. BEST Registry Tool access for Students for competition file access – Parents must register students

Kickoff Schedule

            Time                                    Activity           – Locations @ Englewood HS                                 

8 – 9 AM + 10 – 11:30 AM     Pick Up Robot Kits – Parking Lot

8 – 9 AM                                 Teacher Registration – Lobby

9 – 10:30 AM                          Event Presentation and Game Reveal – Gym

GYM doors do NOT open until 8:50 AM       

10:30 – 11:30 AM                   Kickoff Breakout Sessions Training – see rooms below

Gym: no limit & Others: 1/team unless extra space is available

   Room           Breakout Sessions Training                                   

2420                Kits and Rules

2404                Intro to Engineering Notebook

2406                BEST Award Competition (Optional competition)

2421                Intro to Simulink Programming

2400A              Teacher and Mentor Tips

2405                Intro to BEST Control Systems

2400 Library    Intro to easyC Programming

2407                Intro to Design Reviews

2424                Intro to RobotC Programming

GYM                Robot Design & Construction tips