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Best Robotics, Inc.

 

Auburn University, AL

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Best Robotics, Inc.

Physical Address:
Auburn University, AL 36849 5331
EIN:
75-2733350
Web URL:
www.bestinc.org
Leadership:
Dr. George Blanks
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Fiscal Year Starting: Jan 01, 2011
Fiscal Year Ending: Dec 31, 2011
Revenue
Total Revenue $265,218
Expenses
Total Expenses $242,248

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Basic Organization Information

Best Robotics, Inc.

Physical Address:
Auburn University, AL 36849 5331
EIN:
75-2733350
Web URL:
www.bestinc.org 
NTEE Category:
O Youth Development 
O99 Other Youth Development N.E.C. 
O Youth Development 
O11 Single Organization Support 
Ruling Year:
1998 

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Mission Statement

BEST is a non-profit, volunteer organization whose mission is to inspire students to pursue careers in engineering, science, technology, and math through participation in a sports-like, science- and engineering-based robotics competition.

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Program: Boosting Engineering Science and Technology Robotics Competition

Budget:
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Category:
Education
Population Served:
Youth/Adolescents only (14 - 19 years)

Program Description:

The program involves having middle and high school students design, build, then demonstrate a robotic machine to play a sports-like "game". Engineers from local industry act as mentors to guide the students in the engineering process, teaming and other business principles. The contest is designed to simulate a real-world business and engineering environment. The contest simulates: 1) Time to Market - through a limited time period (only 6 weeks); 2) Design to Cost - by providing a "kit" of raw materials from which the robot must be designed. No other parts are allowed;  3) Design to Function - by requiring teams to build a robot that meets design restrictions such as size/weight and still performs specific tasks in the game to earn points.   Students learn other aspects of product development such as advertising, fund raising, technical writing, business operations, teamwork and leadership, etc. There are no entry fees and all materials are provided for the participating schools.   There are many hubs (local contest sites) throughout the United States. Each hub sets it's own budget, performs it's own fundraising and executes the local competition.  All hubs use the same game, kit materials and time-frame for the contest, as defined and controlled by BEST Robotics, Inc.  The budget for a typical hub is approximately $1200 per team.  Hubs host from 8 to 32 teams.

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