2013 Events


Gameday 2013 was a success

The Falcon BEST Robotics Competition on Oct. 26 was intense. The crowds were cheering and clapping for their favorite teams. A pep band and electric guitarist played upbeat tunes to keep the energy level high in between matches. And if you didn't know any better you might have thought you were watching an NCAA basketball tournament in Anderson Arena. Read more.

List of Sponsors that made this event possible


2013 Gatekeeper Awards

BEST Awards

First Place – Vanguard Technology Center Bot-tastic Inc.
Second Place – Perrysburg High School Creative Processing Unlimited
Third Place – Sylvania Schools Syborgs


Robotics Game Awards

First Place – Findlay High School
Second Place – Elmwood Schools
Third Place – St. Mary Central Catholic Panthers
Fourth Place Finalist – McComb High School Panterbotz

BEST T-Shirt Award – Vanguard Technology Center Bot-tastic Inc.
BEST Spirit and Sportsmanship - Vanguard Technology Center Bot-tastic Inc.
BEST Exhibit and Interview - Vanguard Technology Center Bot-tastic Inc.
BEST Engineering Notebook - Vanguard Technology Center Bot-tastic Inc.
BEST Marketing Presentation - Vanguard Technology Center Bot-tastic Inc.

Founder's Award – Findlay High School
Most Robust Machine Award – Findlay High School


Thank you and congratulations to all 2013 Falcon BEST Participants

Port Clinton High School, St. Mary Central Catholic High School, Bowling Green High School, McComb High School, Sylvania Schools, Vanguard Technology Center, Elmwood Local Schools, Anthony Wayne Local Schools, Maumee Valley Country Day School, Patrick Henry High School, Findlay High School, Perrysburg High School, Penta Career Center


Thanks to our 2013 Falcon BEST local sponsors and contributors

Sponsors: Argo-Hytos, BGSU, Honda, Lathrop

Contributors: Pizza Hut, South Side 6, Tim Hortons


Falcon BEST Hub

Presented by the BGSU College of Technology, Architecture and Applied Engineering, and the Northwest Ohio Center of Excellence for STEM Education

For more information about Falcon BEST, email falconbest@bgsu.edu