2016 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 – Maumee Valley Country Day School*

ROBOTICS COMPETITION (Teams that amass the most points with their robots in the robotics competition.)

1st - Hamilton Southeastern High School
2nd – St. Francis de Sales School
3rd – Port Clinton High School
4th – Cardinal Stritch Catholic High School

BEST Marketing Presentation
Hamilton Southeastern High School
BEST Engineering Notebook
Hamilton Southeastern High School
BEST Exhibit & Interview
St. Ursula Academy
BEST Spirit & Sportsmanship
Cardinal Stritch Catholic High School
BEST T-Shirt Design
Vanguard Technology Center
Top Gun (Most points scored in a single round)
Hamilton Southeastern High School
BEST Team Video Design
Cardinal Stritch Catholic High School
BEST Web Page Design
Cardinal Stritch Catholic High School
Hamilton Southeastern High School
Most Photogenic Machine
Perrysburg High 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
(Awarded to the team whose machine requires the least maintenance during and between matches and is generally the sturdiest machine in the competition.)

Teams Eligible for the Northern Plains Regional BEST Competition:
(Regional Competition in Fargo, N.D., Dec. 1-3)

  • Hamilton Southeastern High School (1st Place BEST, 1st Place Robotics)
  • Millstream Career Center (2nd Place BEST)
  • St. Francis de Sales School (2nd Place Robotics)
  • Maumee Valley Country Day School (3rd Place BEST)
  • Port Clinton High School (3rd Place Robotics, 5th Place BEST)
  • Cardinal Stritch Catholic High School (4th Place BEST, 4th Place Robotics)
  • Anthony Wayne High School (6th Place BEST)

Congratulations to our Northern Plains Regional Winners:

  • Hamilton Southeastern:
    • Founders Award for Creative Design
    • 1st in Most Photogenic Robot
    • 2nd in Best Team Website
    • 1st in Best Engineering Notebook
  • St. Ursula Academy:
    • 1st in the Teamwork Award
  • Cardinal Stritch: 
    • 3rd place in the Robotics Game Competition
    • 3rd in Best Team Website
    • 3rd in Best Marketing Presentation
  • Maumee Valley Country Day: 
    • 2nd in Most Photogenic Robot
    • 3rd in Best Team Mascot

2016 Falcon BEST Robotics Competition

Seventeen teams from Northwest Ohio and Indiana middle and high schools competed in the daylong competition on October 8 at the BGSU Stroh Center.

Anthony Wayne High Jason Cook
Bowling Green High School
Laura Dietz
Cardinal Stritch Catholic High School Eric Sieja
EHOVE Career Center Anthony Limberios
Hamilton Southeastern High School Jeff Wilkins
Maumee Valley Country Day School Kevin Tolles
McComb High School
Toni Hassan
Millstream Career Center Craig Perry
Patrick Henry High School Gabe Oberlin
Paulding High School Ric Roach
Perrysburg High School Thom Ziems
Port Clinton High School Bobby Good
Sandusky Central Catholic High School Timothy Riedy
St. Francis de Sales School
Scott Secrest
St. Ursula Academy Jackie Kane
Sylvania Southview Jonathon Austin
Vanguard Technology Center Brian Sneider

Updated: 04/21/2022 11:07AM