Team Resources

Due DateItems DueRequired/OptionalLink


Sept. 11

Kickoff at Englewood High School 9 AM - 12 PM

Breakout Sessions 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

​​Recorded Breakout Sessions

October 22

*NEW* National Registry 

  • Teachers register team first
  • THEN Parents register students
Required by all ParticipantsNational Registry
Signup Deadline
October 9
CDR and Robot Time Trials
RequiredNational Registry

Signup Deadline

October 9

Sign up for BEST Award Presentation  and Exhibit Judging Time Slot
BEST Award - OptionalNational Registry
Signup Deadline
October 9
Sign up for Robot Modeling judging time slots
OptionalNational Registry

Oct. 22 at

or before


Engineering Notebook

NO Late Notebooks Accepted

REQUIREDBEST National Registry Team Workflow
DUE Oct. 22 at or before 5 PM MDTEngineering DrawingsOptionalBEST National Registry Team Workflow
DUE Oct. 22 at or before 5 PM MDT

Video ChallengeOptional​BEST National Registry Team Workflow
December 5Simulink Award DeadlineOptional
Judging Events

Oct. 1 - Oct. 31Outbreak Minecraft ChallengeOptional

PolyCraft Wiki

PolyCraft Setup Instructions

October 16CDR JudgingRequiredTeam Time Slot
October 23
Practice Robot Time TrialsOptionalTeam Time Slot

October 23

BEST Award PresentationsOptionalTeam Time Slot
November 6Robot CompetitionRequiredGame Day Competition
November 6 BEST Award Exhibit and Team InterviewsOptionalTeam Time Slot


***BEST Robotics Inc. - GAME FILES***

  • Game Rules
  • Score Sheets
  • Gamefield Build Instructions
  • Kit Information
  • Software Instructions

BEST National Registry Team Workflow Page Parents must register for students to access the rules

Official Q&A

BEST National Registry

bESTology - resource to learn educational concepts revolving around the 2021 game

Mathworks - Request your free trial of MathWorks and Simulink and start programming today!
Mathworks Trial Link

FREE 3D Printer and Makerspace RESOURCES:

  • Arapahoe County Libraries - Click link for more information on ACL 3D printers. 
  • Castlewood Library Makerspace
    • ​​​Tools include: Dremels, Soldering Irons, General Purpose Tools, Heat Gun, Various Saws*, 3D printer*, Laser Cutter*, CNC (3D Carver)*, LulzBot TAZ 6 3D Printer*, Brother PE-770 Embroidery Machine*
  • The Central Library in Denver ideaLAB
    • Tools include: ​​Lulzbot TAZ 4 3D printer, Makerbot Replicator (5th Generation) 3D printer, ​Color printer, Color Scanner, Sense 3D scanner, Dremel 9100 Fortiflex heavy duty flex shaft tool, Rotary cutter, fabric scissors, and cutting mat Electronics toolkit (solderer, stand, breadboard, etc.)
  • The Space Foundation Discovery Center - please use contact information found in handout at Kickoff.
  • Pikes Peak Libraries - Makerspace

​​​​​​​​  BEST Events 2024 


Kickoff - TBD

​Practice Day - TBD

Game Day - TBD

Denver Regional -TBD


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