Monday, October 30, 2017

Awards List Posted!

Congratulations to all who competed at Northeast Alabama BEST 2017. All who competed, learned, and grew during the 42 Days of BEST are winners!

The awards for 2017 are listed below:

  • 1st Place BEST Award - LIGHT Robotics
  • 2nd Place BEST Award - Cornerstone Christian Academy
  • 3rd Place BEST Award - Fort Payne High School
  • 1st Place Robot - LIGHT Robotics
  • 2nd Place Robot - Cornerstone Christian Academy
  • 3rd Place Robot - Fort Payne High School
  • Robot Finalist - Boaz Middle School
  • Founders' Award for Creative Design - Boaz Middle School
  • Siemens Energy Most Robust Machine - LIGHT Robotics
  • Sand Mountain Electric Co-op Marketing 1st Place - LIGHT Robotics
  • Sand Mountain Electric Co-op Marketing 2nd Place - Cornerstone Christian Academy
  • Sand Mountain Electric Co-op Marketing 3rd Place - Fort Payne High School
  • Farmers Telecommunications Cooperative Team Exhibit 1st Place - Cornerstone Christian Academy
  • Farmers Telecommunications Cooperative Team Exhibit 2nd Place - LIGHT Robotics
  • Farmers Telecommunications Cooperative Team Exhibit 3rd Place - Fort Payne High School
  • GH Metal Solutions Engineering Notebook 1st Place - LIGHT Robotics
  • GH Metal Solutions Engineering Notebook 2nd Place - Cornerstone Christian Academy
  • GH Metal Solutions Engineering Notebook 3rd Place - Fort Payne High School
  • Tennessee Valley Authority Safety Award - LIGHT Robotics
  • Siemens Energy Blood, Sweat and Duct Tape Award - Bryant School
  • Community Action Agency of Northeast Alabama Spirit & Sportsmanship - LIGHT Robotics
  • Source 4 Manufacturing Best CAD Design - LIGHT Robotics
  • Berry & Dunn Office Equipment Best T-shirt Design - Crossville High School
  • Mathworks Software Design and Simulation Award - LIGHT Robotics
  • Cool Tools & More Best Middle School Team - Bryant School
  • Source 4 Manufacturing Spirit of BEST Award for Attitude - North Sand Mountain School
  • Source 4 Manufacturing Spirit of BEST Award for Grit - Section High School
  • DeKalb Community Development Commission  Best Team Theme - Cornerstone Christian Academy
  • DeKalb Community Development Commission Best Website - LIGHT Robotics
  • Sand Mountain Electric Co-op Most Economical Design Award - Pisgah High School
  • Community Action Agency of Northeast Alabama Most Photogenic Robot - LIGHT Robotics
  • Rainsville Chamber of Commerce Best Rookie Team - Bryant School
LIGHT Robotics and Cornerstone Christian Academy will represent Northeast Alabama BEST at South's BEST in December. We wish them the best! 

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Kick Off This Saturday

We will kick off BEST Robotics 2017 this Saturday at the Beck Health and Fine Arts Building (gym) on the NACC campus. We will meet in the music auditorium.

Doors open at 8:00 am. Teams should be registered and seated by 8:20. The opening session will begin promptly at 8:30 am.

At 11:00 am, we will move to the Industrial Systems Technology building for kit pick up and field viewing.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Congrats to Teams Registering Early. You Still Have a Chance!

Congratulations to the following teams, which registered by August 1. They are eligible to receive a $100 check from the  Tennessee Valley Authority if they participate in Kick Off and Practice Day. Checks will be distributed at Practice Day.

Teams eligible for the $100 include:
  • Boaz Middle School
  • Bryant School
  • Cornerstone Christian Academy
  • Crossville High School
  • Fort Payne High School
  • LIGHT Robotics
  • Pisgah High School
Some TVA funds are still available, so this incentive will be extended to August 31, or until funds are expended, whichever comes first. Simply register using the link at the right of our webpage.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Registration for 2017 Northeast Alabama BEST

Registration for 2017 Northeast Alabama BEST Robotics is open. Please use the link on the right side of your screen to register.

Monday, May 1, 2017

#crossfire2017 TVA Offers Financial Incentive for Teams Registering Early

The Tennessee Valley Authority is offering $100 to teams who register for Northeast Alabama BEST by August 1. TVA has been a significant sponsor of Northeast Alabama BEST since its inception in 2012. As part of their continuing effort to help expand our hub, they are offering each team that registers by August 1 and participates in Kick Off and Practice Day $100. Checks will be distributed at practice day.

Registration only takes a few minutes. Simply click on the registration link on the right side of our website and fill in the form. Registering early helps the hub since we can order and compile kit materials early.

We thank TVA for their continued support of Northeast Alabama BEST.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

#crossfire2017 Students: Participate in our BEST Survey

BEST Robotics, Inc. is conducting a survey of students in Alabama BEST hubs. Please participate in this survey by clicking the link below. Select "Northeast Alabama BEST" as your hub in the drop down menu.

Thanks!

Here is the link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BESTAlabama

Monday, March 27, 2017

#Crossfire2017 BEST Robotics 2017 Registration Opens April 1

Spring is in the air and that means that the end of the school year is just around the corner. So before you place the books on the shelf for the summer and head out to the beach, please go ahead and register your team for Northeast Alabama BEST Robotics 2017 season!

Registration opens April 1 at this link.