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Teacher Training Day


Saturday, July 9, 2011

9:00 AM 6:00 PM

TSTC Abilene Library

The workshop is primarily designed for teachers and their teams mentors who are new to the BEST program.

BEST Kickoff

Saturday, September 10, 2011
1:00 PM 4:30 PM

TSTC Sweetwater

Student Center

The game is introduced, rules are reviewed, a demonstration is provided and kits are distributed to each school.





Practice Day

Saturday, October 15, 2011
10:00 AM 3:00 PM

TSTC Sweetwater Student Center

Each team is given practice time on the actual playing field. This is the first time teams get to battle their competition and engage in legal espionage.

Machine Check-In

Friday, October 21, 2011
12:00 PM -9:00 PM

TSTC Sweetwater Student Center

All machines are checked for size, weight and materials. Design notebooks are turned in. Machines are locked-down at the contest site, no further modifications are allowed.

Contest Day

Saturday, October 22, 2011
8:00 AM 5:00 PM

TSTC Sweetwater

Student Center

This is the actual head-to-head competition for the Big Country area. All teams are recognized for their effort and there are many awards given.

Texas BEST Regional

Friday-Saturday, Nov 18-19, 2011


Top finishers from Big Country BEST compete against winners from other hubs for regional bragging rights.




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