BEST Robotics, Inc. is a non-profit, volunteer organization whose mission is to inspire middle through high school students to pursue careers in engineering, science and technology through participation in a sports-like, hands-on, real-world engineering-based robotics competition. BEST was started by a couple engineers from Texas Instruments in 1993. The BEST website is An overview video is available here. A video of the 2011 Wolverine BEST competition is available here.

The Wolverine BEST Robotics presented by Elliott Group competition will be held on the following dates:
     Kick-Off – Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016
     Mall Day – Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016
     Marketing Presentations – Friday, Oct. 28, 2016
     Game Day – Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016

Want to participate?

     • Letter of Interest

We still need volunteers for Friday and Saturday of Game Day. Please contact Danielle Bryan by email if you can help. No technical expertise or experience is required – just a willingness to support creative, enthusiastic young people.
Mrs. Stephanie Adams is the Hub Director for Wolverine BEST if you have other questions. She can be reached by email or phone at 724-450-1569.

Wolverine BEST 2016

Wolverine BEST kicked off Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016 with the following teams:
     Clarion Area High School
     Cornerstone Prep
     Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy
     Grove City High School
     Mercer Area High School
     Slippery Rock Middle School
     Union Area High School
     West Middlesex High School
     Christian Life Academy
     Commodore Perry High School
     Grove City Area Homeschoolers
     Kennedy Catholic High School
     Commodore Perry Middle School
     Franklin Area Middle School
     Holy Trinity School
     Redeemer Lutheran School
     Grove City Middle School
     Keystone High School

Wolverine BEST 2015

Northern Plains BEST Regional Competition!
Six teams from Wolverine BEST competed at the Northern Plains BEST regional competition in Fargo, ND, on Dec. 4-5.  Thirty-four teams from six states participated. Cornerstone Christian Prep placed 2nd in the overall BEST award. Note that Cornerstone placed 2nd in the overall BEST award the previous two years. Family Instructors of North Suburbs (FINS) placed 3rd in the overall BEST award. Cornerstone Christian Prep, FINS, Mercer and Grove City Homeschoolers were all semifinalists in the robot competition. 

Wolverine BEST award winners at Northern Plains:
     • Best Award 2nd – Cornerstone Christian Prep
     • BEST Award 3rd – Family Instructors of the North Suburbs (FINS)
     • Teamwork Award 1st – Cornerstone Christian Prep
     • Software Design and Simulation Award 1st – Family Instructors of the North Suburbs (FINS)
     • Best Marketing Presentation 3rd – Union Area School District
     • Best Project Engineering Notebook 2nd – Family Instructors of the North Suburbs (FINS)
     • Best Spirit & Sportsmanship 1st – Cornerstone Christian Prep
     • Best Spirit & Sportsmanship 3rd – Mercer Are Middle/High School

Click HERE for a full recap of the event.