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GAME RESULTS

Kansas BEST 2017

 

It was Kansas BEST Game Day at Charles Koch Arena on October 14, 2017 with 32 teams and over 570 students competing in the 18th annual Kansas BEST Competition.
 

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 engineering notebook, marketing presentation, team exhibit and interview,  spirit and sportsmanship, and robot performance.
1st Place BEST  -  Philadelphia Christian Academy
2nd Place BEST  - Wichita Homeschool
3rd Place BEST - Circle 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 Game - Philadelphia Christian Academy
2nd Place Game - Valley Center High School
3rd Place Game  - Circle High School
4th Place Game -  Wichita Homeschool

 
BEST Elements:

Notebook Award
1st Place - Philadelphia Christian Academy
2nd Place -  Wichita Homeschool
3rd Place - Council Grove High School
Most Pts Scored by NEW Team - Canton-Galva High School

Presentation Award
1st Place - Philadelphia Christian Academy
2nd Place - Wichita Homeschool
3rd Place - Augusta High School

Exhibit Award
1st Place - Wichita Homeschool
2nd Place - Philadelphia Christian Academy
3rd Place - Campus High School

Spirit and Sportsmanship Award
1st Place -Wichita Homeschool
2nd Place - Philadelphia Christian Academy
3rd Place - Rose Hill High School

Kansas BEST also recognized teams with these awards:

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 - Philadelphia Christian Academy
2nd Place  - Wichita Homeschool
3rd Place - Pike Valley High School

Software Design and Simulation Awards
1st Place - Philadelphia Christian Academy
2nd Place - Wichita Homeschool
3rd Place - Rock Creek High School

Quickest Manny Rescue Overall - Salina High School South (00:19)

Quickest Manny Rescue in the Preliminaries
1st Place - Wichita Homeschool (00:20)
2nd Place - Salina High School South (00:21)
3rd Place - Pike Valley & Valley Center high schools (00:22)

Top Gun Award - Most Points Scored in the Preliminaries
Philadelphia Christian Academy

Most Points Scored by NEW team in the Preliminaries
Central High School of Burden

Most Photogenic Robot Award
1st Place - Rock Creek High School
2nd Place - Circle High School
3rd Place - Pike Valley High School

Best BEST T-Shirt Award
1st Place - Council Grove High School
2nd Place - Garden City High School
3rd Place - Andale High School

Tweeteriffic Award (Most tweets using #ksbest17 during Game Day seeding competition):
1st Place - Council Grove HIgh School
2nd Place - Philadelphia Christian Academy
3rd Place - Augusta High School

These schools are invited to represent Kansas BEST at the BEST Regional Competition in Ft. Smith Arkansas on December 1-2, 2017. 

  • Augusta High School
  • Campus High School
  • Circle High School
  • Council Grove High Schoo
  • Philadelphia Christian Academy
  • Rock Creek High School
  • Valley Center High School
  • Wichita Homeschool

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