Monday, October 29, 2018

2018 Northeast Alabama BEST Results

Congratulations to everyone for a successful BEST season! Here is our results list:

BEST Award 
  • 1st Place - LIGHT Robotics
  • 2nd Place - Fort Payne High School
  • 3rd Place - Crossville High School
Robot Competition
  • 1st Place - LIGHT Robotics
  • 2nd Place - North Sand Mountain High School
  • 3rd Place - Boaz High School
  • 4th Place - Crossville High School
Founders' Award for Creative Design - LIGHT Robotics
Alabama Technology Network Most Robust Machine - LIGHT Robotics

Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative Marketing Presentation
  • 1st Place - LIGHT Robotics
  • 2nd Place - Fort Payne High School
  • 3rd Place - Crossville High School
 Farmers Telecommunications Cooperative Team Exhibit and Interview 
  • 1st Place - LIGHT Robotics
  • 2nd Place - Fort Payne High School
  • 3rd Place - Pisgah High School
GH Metal Solutions Project Engineering Notebook
  • 1st Place - LIGHT Robotics
  • 2nd Place - Fort Payne High School
  • 3rd Place - Boaz High School
Tennessee Valley Authority Safety Award - LIGHT Robotics
Tennessee Valley Authority Top Gun Award - LIGHT Robotics
Cool Tools & More Blood, Sweat, and Duct Tape Award - Boaz High School
Community Action Agency of Northeast Alabama Spirit & Sportsmanship - Fort Payne High School
Source 4 Manufacturing Best CAD Design - Fort Payne High School
Berry & Dunn Office Equipment Best T-shirt Design - LIGHT Robotics
Mathworks Simulink Software Design and Simulation Award - Boaz High School
Jackson County EDA Spirit of BEST Award for Attitude - North Jackson High School
DeKalb County EDA Spirit of BEST Award for Grit - Skyline High School
DeKalb Community Development Commission BEST Team Theme - Fort Payne High School
DeKalb Community Development Commission BEST Website - Fort Payne High School
Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative Most Economical Design - Pisgah High School
Community Action Agency of Northeast AL Most Photogenic Robot - North Sand Mountain HS
Farmers Telecommunications Cooperative Best Rookie Team - Skyline High School

Friday, October 5, 2018

2018 BEST Season is Underway

The 2018 BEST season is well underway. Teams are currently signing up for practice day, to be held October 16 at the VFW Fairgrounds in Scottsboro as part of the CEO Expo.

Monday, January 22, 2018

2018 Game Teaser Released

The game teaser for Current Events 2018 has been released.

This game was developed by the people who run War Eagle BEST and South's BEST! We look forward to seeing what they have in store for us. 

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.