NEW in 2018 BEST Robotics Universal Game Reveal on 25 August, Kickoff 15 September at STRIVE Prep - RISE and Ensure you have registered in Eventbrite!
Build a robot in six weeks; inspire a youth for a lifetime

2018 Teacher-Mentor Newsletter Number 3
Less than 10 DAYS to
* NEW * NEW * NEW * NEW *
Universal Game Reveal on 25 August at 10 AM MDT

30-Days to  Kickoff Event on 15 September at STRIVE Prep: RISE
NEW - UNIVERSAL GAME REVEAL 
ON 25 AUGUST
 
Part of the 25th Anniversary Celebration of BEST Robotics is a MAJOR
change to how the 2018 BEST Robotics game will be revealed. BEST Robotics Inc. will nationally stream the Current Events game reveal on Saturday  25 August at 10 AM MDT on their BEST Robotics YouTube channel.

Share the excitement of our first universal reveal and connect with students, teachers, mentors, volunteers, and the BEST ROBOTICS COMMUNITY ACROSS THE COUNTRY.
  1. Universal Game Reveal Announcement link
  2. YouTube Channel link for Saturday 25 August, 10 AM
  3. Current Events LiveStream Party Tips Link
  4. Find out what everyone's talking about by using this year's hashtag, #CurrentEventsBESTrobotics in your posts. 
  5. Don't forget to tag @RockyMtnBEST and @BESTRobotics and include  #BESTRobotics25Years!
     
Rocky Mountain BEST Kickoff Event on 15 September   
Teacher registration starts at noon and the event goes from 1 PM - 4:00 PM at STRIVE Prep -RISE.  We will provide you and your students the opportunity to see the game field and a prototype robot in person.  We will have approximately 8 separate concurrent training sessions with up to 2 of your team able to attend each session.  We will hand out your robot kits - a returnable and a consumable kit. Make sure you bring a vehicle to carry 3  2'x4'  plywood  sheets and a 5' long PVC pipe.   More details to be emailed later in August.

BEST Robotics Complimentary Software Access
I will start emailing the Complimentary Software Access Instructions on Thursday to schools registered in Eventbrite.  Checkout next the section to see if you still need to register your school in Eventbrite.
Eventbrite Logo
EVENTBRITE REGISTRATION ACTION
The following schools still NEED to use the blue button to register in Eventbrite.  You will need contact information for an alternate school point-of-contact when registering.  

Aurora Quest
Montrose High School NJROTC
Bishop Machebeuf High School New Vista High School
Broomfield High School North Middle School
Columbine Middle School Sacred Heart of Jesus School
Denver School of Innovation and Sustainable Design Skinner Middle School
Gateway High School St Mary's Academy Middle School
Kennedy High School Thomas Jefferson High School
Westminster High School

2018 RM BEST Current Events Game Competition

Schools     

RM BEST Signed Up School (As of 8/14/18)
District/City
Eventbrite Registration?
Abraham Lincoln High School Denver
YES
Aurora Frontier P-8 Aurora
YES
Aurora Quest Aurora NO
Bishop Machebeuf High School Denver Private NO
Broomfield High School Boulder Valley NO
Columbine Middle School Montrose NO
Denver School of Innovation and Sustainable Design Denver NO
DSST Byers Denver
YES
DSST Stapleton High School Denver
YES
East Middle School Aurora
YES
Gateway High School Aurora NO
Heath Middle School Greeley
YES
Kennedy High School Denver NO
Monarch High School Boulder Valley
YES
Montrose High School NJROTC * Montrose NO
Mrachek Middle School Aurora
YES
New Vista High School Boulder Valley NO
North Middle School Aurora NO
Sacred Heart of Jesus School * Boulder Private NO
Skinner Middle School Denver NO
Skyline High School St. Vrain Valley
YES
St Mary's Academy Middle School Englewood Private NO
STRIVE Prep - Excel * Denver
YES
STRIVE Prep - RISE Denver
YES
Thomas Jefferson High School Denver NO
West Middle School Cherry Creek
YES
Westgate Community School Adams 12
YES
Westminster High School * Westminster NO
Room for ALTERNATE SCHOOL 29


* Rookie Schools
ALTERNATE SCHOOL - this school (Team 29) receives a robot kit at Kickoff 15 September and should build a robot and practice on Practice Day on 20 October. IF another school drops out prior to 22 October, the alternate school would then become eligible to compete on Game Day.

... and Schedule / Venues

Kickoff Event on 15 September at STRIVE Prep - RISE. Teams competing in the optional BEST Award will give their Marketing Presentations at  Practice Day - 20 October.

RM BEST 2018 Event
 Date
Location 
Ki ckoff 
15 September
Noon Teacher Registration, 
1 PM Event Start, 
4:00 PM Event End
STRIVE Prep - RISE
18250 E 51st Ave, Denver, CO 80249
Near Pena Blvd & Green Valley Ranch Blvd at
51st Ave & Tower Rd
Practice Day
20 October
Times to be provided 
STRIVE Prep - RISE
18250 E 51st Ave, Denver, CO 80249
Game Day
27 October
Times to be provided 
Auraria Event Center
1255 10th St, Denver, CO 80204
Denver BEST Regional Championship
8 and 9 December
Times to be provided
Auraria Event Center 
1255 10th St, Denver, CO 80204

Our thanks to 
Denver Public Schools STRIVE Prep - RISE and 
Metropolitan State University of Denver 
for the use of their facilities.
Rocky Mountain BEST | 303-351-BEST (303-351-2378)| Email | Website
STAY CONNECTED: