Resources, Manuals, & Forms

Team Training Videos

BEST Resources on Google Drive
BEST Programming Design (per Score Sheet) How-Tos
Engineering Notebook How Tos
Classroom Management
Marketing Judges Training Videos
Mentoring Dos & Don'ts
Project Management and Using Google Docs
Robot Programming (using Mathworks MatLab / Simulink software provided)


  • bESTology - the study of engineering, science and technology.
  • bESTology is a resource for schools (teams) participating in the nationwide BEST Robotics Program to learn educational and workforce development concepts revolving around the current game theme.
  • Teachers: We encourage you to incorporate bESTology into your curriculum, summer camps, enrichment activities and more. We have included a printable PDF document for your convenience. All videos have been previewed and embedded to ensure child safety.
  • Students: Knowledge is Power! bESTology will teach you the skill sets to be successful in the workplace and in life. We challenge you to become a bESTologist!
  • bESTology releases each Sunday evening at 5:00 p.m. for 12-14 weeks beginning mid-January.

Map & Driving Directions to NW-SCC

Download the BEST Logo


Auburn BEST Website

Friends of BEST in Alabama

Official Q&A Site

Yearbook of Past Games

AL Course Numbers to Use for BEST-related Activities

Note:  These documents are samples and may change slightly with the release of the new game challenge each Fall.

Code of Student Conduct

Competition Awards

Mentor - Teacher Survival Tips

42 Days of Best - Weekly Tasks for Schools

42 Days of Best

Overview of the Engineering Process

RCS Engineering Team Resources

Score Sheets