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Kansas BEST 2013

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Game Objective

The Challenge for BEST 2013, Gatekeeper, was to design a robot to construct a CPU over the course of three fabrication stages.  The robot must:

  • Collect transistors and place them into designated receptacles within the Gate Fabrication area.
  • Collect logic gates and place them in the proper combinations within the IC Fabrication area.
  • Place ICs within the CPU Fabrication area to be converted into the components necessary for a CPU.

 

Kick Off

WSU Metroplex, 29th & Oliver
September 21, 2013
 

Mall Day

Heskett Center, WSU Campus

October 26, 2013
 

Game Day

Hartman Arena
November 2, 2013

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