Vision and Mission

Our Vision - To excite our nation's students about engineering, science and technology in order to encourage them to unlock their imagination and discover their potential.

Our Mission - To inspire students to pursue careers in engineering, science, technology, and math through participation in a sports like science and engineering based robotics competition.

 Save The Date

Shelton's BEST 2016 has been scheduled for 
Friday and Saturday, October 28 and 29, 2016

Congratulations to ALL Shelton's BEST teams for a successful season!  

2015 Results

BEST Award

1st Place - Opifex Homeschoolers

2nd Place - Demopolis City Schools

3rd Place - American Christian Academy

Top Robotic Performance

1st Place - Sweetwater High School

2nd Place - Tuscaloosa Christian School

3rd Place - Opifex Homeschoolers

Helpful Links


What is BEST?


BEST Overview


Coaches Corner



Rules and Forms





Did You Know?

BEST Robotics was recently recognized at The White House by President Barack Obama. 

Students from Wetumpka High School represented the team at the White House and stood behind President Obama during a broadcast address in which he elaborated on the importance of science education. 

Click HERE to read more about it.

Special Thank You To

2015 Event Dates

Kick-Off:  Thursday, September 17, 2015
Practice Day:  Thursday, October 22, 2015
Show Us Your BEST (Marketing Presentations & Booth Set Up):  Friday, October 30, 2015
Game Day:  Saturday, October 31, 2015
Regionals: December 5 - 6, 2015, Auburn University, Top 4 teams at Shelton's BEST will advance to Regionals

All middle and high schools within Shelton State's service area are invited to participate.  This includes private and home schools.