Welcome to the Second 2015 Teacher / Mentor Newsletter. We are contacting those who have expressed interest in or who have participated in the Rocky Mountain (RM) BEST annual middle and high school robotics competition.
Here are the 2015 Saturday event dates for all three Colorado hubs (Rocky Mountain BEST, Front Range BEST in Douglas County, and SoCo BEST @Trinidad State in southern Colorado)
Kickoff 12 September
Practice Day 17 October
Game Day 24 October
We are planning the 2-day Teacher / Mentor Institute (TMI) event for 30 & 31 July at Metropolitan State University of Denver. Any schools signed up for the 2015 Colorado competition are eligible to participate. Rookie teachers and mentors are highly encouraged to participate. Check out more details about the training below.
Teacher / Mentor Institute: Wednesday 30 July - Thursday 31 July at Metropolitan State University of Denver.
Please SAVE these dates on your calendar.
There is still time to sign up to participate in the 2015 BEST PAY DIRT game. Use the blue competitions sign up link below to get more information about getting on a Colorado BEST hub's list for competing in 2015 - Rocky Mountain BEST, Front Range BEST, or SoCo BEST @Trinidad State. Listed below are the schools that have signed up so far.
Each hub is able to support a limited number of schools!
2015 Colorado BEST Competitions Sign Up
We have information about the 2015 competition below with the 2015 PAY DIRT Game Teaser video link and information about Friends of BEST in Alabama optional web postings of PAY DIRT educational activities. Each post contains HINTS for the 2015 BEST Robotics Game - PAY DIRT.
And finally, a request for help. We are working with individuals in the Pikes Peak and Central Colorado areas about starting additional Colorado BEST hubs in 2016. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you know of parents, friends, or family that are interested in working with these individuals to establish new hubs in these locations.