Game Day Information
Saturday, October 27
Venue: We are looking for a Game Day venue. Please contact us if you would like to host the 2018 Game Day.
10:00am - 10:20am: Opening Ceremonies
10:30am - 12:00pm: Seeding Matches
12:00pm - 1:00pm: Lunch Break
1:00pm - 2:00pm: Seeding Matches
2:10 - 2:45pm: Semifinals
3:00 - 3:30pm: Finals
4:00 - 4:30pm: Awards Ceremony
Robots will go through compliance check, compete in seeding matches, semifinals, and finals matches. Awards will be given out in a variety of areas and teams that will be advancing on to the Wild West BEST Championship will be announced.
Awards Presented at Game Day
The BEST Award - Awarded to the team that demonstrates the BEST team, based on scores for notebook, marketing presentation, exhibit, game results, and spirit and sportsmanship.
The Game Award - Awarded based on competition match results
BEST Rookie Team - Presented to the top rookie team based on engineering notebook, competition results, and spirit and sportsmanship
Founder's Award for Creative Design - Awarded to the team that best uses the engineering process for offensive and defensive capabilities in design
Most Robust Machine Award - Awarded to the team whose robot demonstrates excellent reliability during the competition
Software and Simulation Award - Awarded to the team who developed the most efficient software program for their machine and utilized software simulation for verifying its operation.
Sportsmanship Award - Awarded to the team displaying the best attributes of sportsmanship and enthusiasm during the competition (selected by the student teams)
Engineering Notebook Award - Awarded to the team with the highest notebook score that is a non-BEST Award team winner