BEST Award 1st Place
     Ereckson Middle School



    What is BEST?

    About 4Take plywood and a box filled with items such as PVC pipe, screws and other hardware, an irrigation valve cover, piano wire, aluminum paint grid, a bicycle inner tube, a BRAIN (BEST Robotics Advanced Instruction Node programmable platform), and something called a micro-energy chain system and try, within six weeks, to design and build a functioning machine that can perform certain, specific tasks in three minutes. What do you get?

    You get BEST, a middle and high school robotics competition whose mission is to engage and excite students about engineering, science, and technology as well as inspire them to pursue careers in these fields.

    The BEST robotics competition begins in August and runs through October; The BEST robotics competition involves marketing, web pages, oral presentation, an engineering notebook, and a robot.

    There are a limited number of spots that are needed to fill all these positions. Students will be chosen directly for those positions. BEST robotics meets every day and weekends until the competition is over.


    Husky Robotics BEST website