Game Day 2019

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Dallas BEST Robotics is an all volunteer group of engineers, technologists, and anyone else interested in promoting STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) to middle, junior, and senior high school students through an annual robotics competition.  Materials are provided to the teams at no cost thanks to our generous corporate contributions.  Dallas BEST generally accepts teams from Dallas, Rockwall, Kaufman counties, and East to the state line, plus other counties as appropriate.

Coronavirus ConcernsWe are making accommodations to address the COVID-19 pandemic.  The national organizers have plans for 3 levels of operation that may differ between BEST hubs.  Our Dallas hub has decided to use the lowest risk or “Standard” plan competition, with the traditional head to head competition Game Day but with pandemic precautions. 

The 2021 competition, “Demo Daze” is now open for registration.  Details for the contest will be revealed on Kickoff Day in September.  Teams are typically school based or home school co-ops.  If you have a team interested in participating this year, please contact us using this email link.  If you are a new team, please provide some details about your students (how many, age/grade range, any experience in robotics contests) and we will reply with the registration details.  Other nearby hubs include Cowtown BEST, DC BEST (Denton County), and CoCo BEST (Collin County). 

Our milestone event dates for 2021 will followed an 8 week schedule and will be announced as soon as details are worked out:
Kickoff Day       some Saturday between 8/21 & 9/25, reveal of game challenge
Demo Day         week 5, 6,or 7, preview / early test of robot performance
Game Day         some Saturday between 10/16 & 11/20, head to head fielded contest
 note: there will be no universal Game Reveal date this year

For additional details, follow this link
to the national website:
BEST Robotics, Inc.
BEST of Texas Robotics

Advancing teams competed at:
Texas BEST
 and
UIL Robotics - BEST Division
early to mid December 2021, details to come

 

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(updated 4/13/2021)

 

 

 

The volunteers and participants of Dallas BEST Robotics would like to thank our sponsors for supporting the annual contest. The financial support provided by Texas Instruments and the TI Foundation enabled Dallas BEST Robotics to impact over 600 students across 30 teams during the six-week competition.

 

Please check out this message from Dallas BEST participants and coaches. https://youtu.be/gwFPpgsLI8s

 

We hope we can count on support from TI in the future so we can continue our mission to inspire students to pursue STEM careers.

 

Best Regards,

Joel Graber & Bill Rock

2020 Dallas BEST Robotics Co-directors
Please check out our Facebook page:
www.facebook.com/DallasBESTrobotics

Dallas Best Robotics

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