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BEST Yearbook

Re-live the games and excitement of the past! BEST games are thematic and relative to today’s engineering, science, mathematics and technology. The program teaches applied engineering, math and science by creating games with real-world conditions that benefit from robotics solutions.

YearGame TitleEducational Theme
1993PVC Insanityn/a
1994Bumble Rumblen/a
1995TOTALly AweSumn/a
1996Block N’ Loadn/a
1997Dynamite DuelExplosives Recovery/Disposal
1998Toxic TroublesToxic Waste Disposal
1999Rocket Race: The Alien EscapeSpace Transport
2000Pandemonium in the SmithsonianFire Rescue & Recovery
2001RAD to the CORENuclear Reactors
2002Warp X10th Anniversary (Black Hole)
2003Transfusion ConfusionMedical Nano-robotics
2004BEST FeverDNA Repair
2005Mission to HubbleHubble Telescope Repair
2006Laundry QuandaryHousehold Robots
20072021 – A Robot OdysseyMars Colonization
2008Just Plane CrazyAirplane Manufacturing
2009High OctaneChemical Engineering
2010Total RecallSix Sigma Production Quality
2011BUGS!Genetic Engineering
2012WARP XXSpace Elevator
2013GatekeeperLogic Design/Semiconductors
2014BladerunnerWind Turbines: Logistics & Construction
2015PayDirtMining and Economics
2016Bet The FarmFarming Automation
2017CrossfireFirefighting, Search & Rescue
2018Current EventsOcean Clean Up
2019Off The GridNational Power Grid
2020OutbreakPandemic, MicroRobotics
2022Made2OrderOrder Fulfillment