BEST Program

History of BEST

Our Vision - To excite our nation's students about engineering, science and technology 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.

Event Dates - All events at Shelton State Community College

  • Kick off Day - September 1, 2012
  • Mall Day - October 6, 2012
  • Game Day - October 13, 2012 


  • American Christian Academy
  • Bryant High School

  • Central High School

  • Davis Emerson Middle School

  • Eastwood Middle School

  • Echols Middle School

  • Greensboro High School

  • Hale County High School

  • Hillcrest Middle School

  • Livingston Jr. High School

  • Northridge High School

  • Rock Quarry Middle School

  • Southern Academy

  • Sumter Central High School

  • The Capitol School

  • Tuscaloosa Center for Technology

  • Tuscaloosa Christian School

  • Tuscaloosa Home School Association

  • Tuscaloosa Magnet Middle School

BEST Generic Game Rules

Score Sheets

Awards and Judging Policies, Parts I and II


BEST Demographics Form - Must be submitted with the Engineering Design Notebook

BEST Photo Release Form - Must be completed on each student participating