When - See table at right for details

Where - See table at right for details

Contact

Rocky Mountain BEST, Linda King
303-829-4511 (text) 
linda.king@bestinc.org

Front Range BEST, Tami Kirkland Tami.Kirkland@frontrangebest.org

SoCo BEST @TrinidadState, David Dominguez David.Dominguez@trinidadstate.edu

Golden Plains BEST, Larry Turner
LarryTurner08@yahoo.com 

 


 

2019 Colorado BEST Competition Sign Up

2019 GAME: OFF THE GRID

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We are excited about having your middle or high school students participate at one of our fall 2019 Colorado BEST Robotics Competitions.

We provide your student teams all the robot materials and there is no fee to participate in this 6 week competition kicking off in September. 

We provide FREE Teacher/Mentor Training Workshop with expected 3 CEU credit 16-18 July at MSU Denver.

BEST Robotics, Inc. has over 40 hubs in 14 states with 4 hubs in Colorado. Click the Hub name below to access their website.

  • Front Range BEST - southern and western Denver Metro Area Schools including Douglas and Jefferson County Schools PLUS El Paso, Teller, Fremont, and Pueblo counties
  • SoCo BEST @TrinidadState - southern Colorado Schools
  • Golden Plains BEST - northeastern Colorado Schools

This table provides the current plans for the Colorado 2019 OFF THE GRID Game competitions.  Items in red are tentative.


BEST Robotics Competitions will provide your school - your students and faculty - with a unique opportunity to partner with higher education and industry to: 

1.  Engage students in activities that demystify engineering and make it fun;
2.  Prepare students for the rigors of higher education engineering programs;
3. Equip students with the technological skills needed for tomorrow's workforce.

BEST hubs are volunteer, non-profit organizations with the mission to inspire students to pursue careers in engineering, science and technology.

DENVER SUMMER TEACHER / MENTOR INSTITUTE WORKSHOP:

  • Schools signed up for a Colorado BEST hub competition have priority to attend the MSU Denver 3-day training workshop 16-18 July + 10 hours of advance preparation prior to the workshop.  
  • We are APPLYING to offer 3 CEUs to qualifying teachers. 
  • This training will provide a detailed view of BEST, information about how to mentor a team and how to build and program a robot, advice from teachers and mentors, and even a mini-robot competition.  
  • This training is for teachers and mentors ONLY, not students. 
  • Sign up your school soon with your local hub to ensure you are able to participate in these training events.  Look for link to invitation to sign up for the 16-18 July training.

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Please SIGN UP as soon as possible so that we can place your school on the team list. 

Signing up to get on the list is a requirement whether you have participated before or not. We can support a limited number of teams and the sooner you sign up the better. If you sign up after we fill the available 2019 competition slots, we will notify you that you are on the 2019 waiting list.

All competing schools will be required to register in with our national organiation prior to September. Additional directions will be provided in July.