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Kansas BEST 2013: Gatekeeper

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It was an incredible day at Hartman Arena on November 2, 2013 with 24 teams and over 500 students competing in the 15th annual Kansas BEST Competition.

 

 

Regional Awards (Kansas BEST Teams)
Ft. Smith, Arkansas Regional Competition
December 6-7, 2013

 

First Place BEST  - Wichita Home School
Third Place BEST  - Circle High School

First Place Game - Wichita Home School
Fourth Place Game  - Ambassadors for Christ Academy

Other Kansas BEST winners
Founders Award
1st Place - Wichita Home School
2nd Place  - Ambassadors

Most Robust
2nd Place Rose Hill High School

BEST Elements:
Circle High School -- BEST Notebook and BEST Exhibit
Wichita Home School -- BEST Oral Presentation

Complete Regional Results

 

Game Day Results

BEST Award
This is the most prestigious award presented each year. It is based on the overall evaluation of each team's project notebook, oral presentations, table display, interviews, overall spirit, sportsmanship, and robot performance.
1st Place:  Circle High School
2nd Place:  Wichita Homeschool
3rd Place:  Rose Hill High School
4th Place:  Campus High School

Game Award
This award is presented to the team whose robot wins the game day competitions (places in seeding rounds, and wins the elimination rounds).
1st Place:  Ambassadors for Christ
2nd Place:  Andale High School
3rd Place:  Wichita Homeschool
4th Place:  Wichita West High School


Special Awards:

Founders Award (Cessna Aircraft)
This award is presented in honor of the founders of BEST Robotics for the most unique robotics hardware design and game strategies (both offensive and defensive).
1st Place  Wichita Homeschool
2nd Place  Campus High School
3rd Place  Ambassadors for Christ

Most Robust Design Award (Spirit AeroSystems)
This award is presented to the team whose robot demonstrates excellent reliability and minimum maintenance during the contest.
1st Place  Valley Center High School
2nd Place  Ambassadors for Christ
3rd Place  Andale High School

Craftsmanship Award (Bombardier)
This award is presented to the team whose robot exhibits the best workmanship, appearance, fit and finish.
1st Place  Valley Center High Schooll
2nd Place  Rose Hill High School
3rd Place  Campus High School

Spirit Award (WSU)
1st Place:  Wichita Homeschool
2nd Place:  Circle High School
3rd Place:  Rose Hill High School

Sportsmanship Award (Chosen by Teams)
This award is presented to the team displaying the best attributes of sportsmanship and enthusiasm during the competition. It is selected by the student teams.
1st Place:  Kapaun Mt. Carmel High School
2nd Place:  Rose Hill High School
3rd Place:  Circle High School

Kansas BEST also recognized teams for these awards:

Notebook Award
1st Place:  Rose Hill High School
2nd Place:  Circle High School
3rd Place:  Atchison High School

Presentation Award
1st Place: Wichita Homeschool
2nd Place: Circle High School
3rd Place: Atchison High School

Exhibit Award
1st Place:  Circle High School
2nd Place:  Wichita Homeschool
3rd Place:  Campus High School

Best BEST T-Shirt Award:
1st Place:  Salina South High School
2nd Place:  Campus High School
3rd Place:  Garden City High School

Most Photogenic Robot
1st Place:  Valley Center High School
2nd Place:  Circle High School
3rd Place:  Ambassadors for Christ

Tweeteriffic Award (Best tweet during Game Day Competition):
1st Place:  Rose Hill High School
2nd Place:  Atchison High School
3rd Place:  Council Grove High School

The Kansas BEST Steering Committee thanks the sponsors, teams, coaches and supporters for their efforts in making this another great Kansas BEST Year.