2015 Events

Hosted by Bowling Green State University, the College of Technology, Architecture, and Applied Engineering, and Northwest Ohio Center for Excellence in STEM Education.

Congratulations to Our Winners!


BEST AWARD (Overall Award - total points from engineering notebook, robotics competition, marketing, exhibit and spirit.)
1st - Hamilton Southeastern High School*
2nd - Millstream Career Center*
3rd - St. Ursula Academy*
4th - Sylvania Southview*

BEST Marketing Competition
Cardinal Stritch Catholic High School
BEST Engineering Notebook
St. Ursula Academy*
BEST Exhibit & Interview
Port Clinton High School
BEST Spirit & Sportsmanship
Hamilton Southeastern High School*
BEST T-Shirt Design
Anthony Wayne High School

ROBOTICS COMPETITION (Teams that amass the most points with their robots in the robotics competition.)
1st - Hamilton Southeastern High School*
2nd - Vanguard Technology Center*
3rd - Millstream Career Center*
4th - Maumee Valley Country Day School*

Founder’s Award
Hamilton Southeastern High School*
(The founder’s award goes to the team that makes the best use of the engineering process in consideration of offensive and defensive capabilities in a machine design and is awarded in recognition of BEST founders Steve Marum and Ted Mahler.) 

Most Robust Machine
Hamilton Southeastern High School*

*Eligible to compete at the Regional Competition in Fargo, N.D., Dec. 3-5


Our Falcon BEST teams competed at the Northern Plains Regional Competition in Fargo, ND. Our teams performed very well and won several awards.
Congratulations to all teams on a job well done. This was the best showing of Falcon BEST teams at a regional competition. Thanks for representing Falcon BEST!!

Robotics Competition Award:
1st Place:
Central Lakes Robotics
2nd Place: Frazee-Vergas High School
3rd Place: ARCHER
4th Place: Millstream Career Center**

Blood, Sweat, and Duct Tape Award: Awarded to the team that displays the most perseverance and hard work in the face of disparity before and during the competition. (In short . . . this robot takes a lickin' & keeps on tickin'!)
Sylvania Southview High School**

Best YouTube Video: Awarded to the team with the most exciting and informative video posted about the BEST Robotics competition, the school, and the teams activities.
1st Place: St. Ursula Academy**
2nd Place: ARCHER
3rd Place: Central Lakes Robotics

Most Photogenic Robot: (Awarded to the team whose machine is the most eye pleasing, fit and trim of external components and aesthetic embellishments.)
1st Place: St. Ursula Academy**
2nd Place: DuBois Area High School
3rd Place: Dickinson High School

Best Team T-Shirt Award: Awarded for the most original, game-specific team t-shirt design.
1st Place: DuBois Area High School
2nd Place: Dickinson High School
3rd Place: Hamilton Southeastern High School**

Best Team Exhibit & Interviews:
1st Place: Central Lakes Robotics
2nd Place: St. Ursula Academy**
3rd Place: Baltic High School

** Falcon BEST Teams

2015 Falcon BEST Robotics Competition

Fifteen teams from Northwest Ohio and Indiana middle and high schools will compete in the daylong competition on October 24 at the BGSU Stroh Center.

Anthony Wayne High Jason Cook and Justin Dowling
Bowling Green High School
Gloria Gajewicz and Laura Dietz
Cardinal Stritch Catholic High School Eric Sieja
Hamilton Southeastern High School Jeff Wilkins
Maumee Valley Country Day School Kevin Tolles and Daniel Mumford
McComb High School
Toni Hassan and Jim Pierce
Millstream Career Center Craig Perry and Chris Renn
Patrick Henry High School Gabe Oberlin and Josh Biederstedt
Paulding High School Ric Roach
Perrysburg High School Bethany Holewinski and Thom Ziems
Port Clinton High School Robert Good and Ben Steinmetz
Sandusky Central Catholic High School Meagan Howman
St. Ursula Academy Jackie Kane
Sylvania Southview Jonathon Austin and Joseph Duffey
Vanguard Technology Center Brian Sneider

Updated: 04/21/2022 12:15PM