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Heartland Best Registration Form

National BEST

2019 Schedule of Events

Saturday, September 19, 2020

Game Day: 
Saturday, October 31, 2020

Regional: Denver BEST
December 12 - 13, 2020

What is BEST Robotics?

Boosting Engineering, Science & Technology

  • Founded in Texas in 1993 by two engineers
  • Student teams are guided by professional mentors and school coaches. 
  • BEST has expanded to ~900 participating schools and over 18,000 student participants in over a dozen states.
  • Students have six weeks to design, develop, build and test a robot that can outperform their competitors.
  • Each team receives identical kits of parts including items such as plywood, metal and plastic sheet stock, nuts, bolts, screws, tapes, glue, pvc pipe and fittings, motors and servos. 
  • ​Winning teams from each Hub compete at the Regional competitions.  (Texas BEST,  South’s BEST,  Denver BEST) 


Dr. Steve Maier, Hub Director

Dr. Jenny Sattler, Kit Committee Chair

Dr. Mary Riegel, Game Committee Chair

Dr. Tim Maharry, Sponsorship and Finance, BEST Award

Heartland BEST Committee: Mr. Tom Boren, Dr. Roxie James, Mr. Keenan Meeker, Dr. Jason Wickham



BEST Robotics is launching a new registration system at the end of May  2019. We will update when the system becomes available. In the meantime if you have questions please feel free to reach out to a member of the Heartland BEST Team!

If you would like to participate with BEST Robotics, but Alva is further away than works for your school, consider competing with OK BEST in Oklahoma City. Information about OK BEST can be found at their website: www.OKBEST.org. You can also email John Robertson for more information at johndrobertson@gmail.com


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