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Below is a list of all announcements on the North Houston BEST website:

Bet the Farm Results
November 01, 2016
Bet the Farm Results
The results from our 2016 competition, Bet the Farm, have been posted. Congratulations to the winners of the BEST Award & 4th place in the Robotics Competition, Extraordinary Education, 2nd place in BEST Award & the winners of the Robotics Competition, Clear Creek ISD, and 2nd place in the Robotics Competition, Clear Brook High School. Those 3 teams are advancing to the Texas BEST regional competition in Dallas in December. Congratulations as well to Waltrip High School who are advancing to the 2016 UIL State Championship! Full Competition Results and other awards are available.
2016 Live Stream
October 13, 2016
2016 Live Stream
Game day will be held on October 15 at Lone Star College - Kingwood at the fitness center gym. We'll be running the event from 9:30am to 4:30pm. Can't make it to game day? Check out our live stream of the event on YouTube!
2016 Schedule
September 03, 2016
2016 Schedule
The dates for the 2016 competition have been set! Mark your calendars with the following dates: Kickoff Day on September 3 at Lone Star College - Montgomery, Demo Day on October 8 at The Woodlands Mall, and Game Day on October 14 & 15 at Lone Star College - Kingwood.
2015 Live Stream
October 15, 2015
2015 Live Stream
Game day will be held on October 17 at The Woodlands College Park High School in the large gym. We'll be running the event from 9:30am to 4:30pm. Can't make it to game day this Saturday at The Woodlands College Park High school? Check out our live stream of the event on YouTube!
2015 Schedule
July 07, 2015
2015 Schedule
The dates for the 2015 competition have been set! Mark your calendars with the following dates: Kickoff Day on September 5 at Lone Star College - Montgomery, Demo Day on October 10 at The Woodlands Mall, and Game Day on October 16 & 17 at The Woodlands College Park High School.
2014 Schedule
June 01, 2014
2014 Schedule
The dates for the 2014 competition have been set! Mark your calendars with the following dates: Kickoff Day on September 6 at Lone Star College - Montgomery, Demo Day on October 11 at The Woodlands Mall, and Game Day on October 17 & 18 at The Woodlands College Park High School.
Texas BEST Regional Results
November 11, 2013
Texas BEST Regional Results
This past weekend our 3 advancing teams, Clear Creek ISD, The Woodlands Homeschoolers, and The Academy of Science & Technology participated in the Texas BEST Regional competition that hosted the 60 best teams from Texas and surrounding area. All 3 teams made it into the 16 team semi-finals and The Academy of Science & Technology advanced to the finals and won 4th place! Congratulations to all our teams!
Gatekeeper Results
October 19, 2013
Gatekeeper Results
The results from our 2013 competition, Gatekeeper, have been posted. Congratulations to the winners of the Robotics Competition & 2nd place in the BEST Award, Clear Creek ISD, the winners of the BEST Award, The Woodlands Homeschoolers, and 2nd place in the Robotics Competition, The Academy of Science & Technology . Those 3 teams are advancing to the Texas BEST regional competition in Dallas on November 9th. Full Competition Results and other awards are available.
Gatekeeper Game Day Video Stream Between 9:45AM and 4:30PM Central Time check out our live stream from Game Day. Our tentative schedule is seeding between 9:45 and 12:15 with a wildcard match shortly after. Then we have semi-finals from 1:45 to 2:45pm and finals from 3:00 until 3:30pm. An awards ceremony will follow. Good luck to all our competitors!
NHB Featured on Houston's KPRC Channel 2 News
October 19, 2013
NHB Featured on Houston's KPRC Channel 2 News
North Houston BEST was featured on Houston's local 2 news on Thursday, October 17. Check our the two segments; one from inside a workshop and another with a robot running on the field.
2013 Schedule
June 17, 2012
2013 Schedule
The dates for the 2013 competition have been set! Mark your calendars with the following dates: Kickoff Day on September 7 at Lone Star College - Montgomery, Demo Day on October 12 at The Woodlands Mall, and Game Day on October 19 at The Woodlands College Park High School.
Warp XX Results
October 14, 2012
Warp XX Results
The results from our 2012 competition, Warp XX, have been posted. Congratulations to the winners of the Robotics Competition & 2nd place in the BEST Award, Clear Creek ISD, the winners of the BEST Award, The Woodlands Homeschoolers, and 2nd place in the Robotics Competition, The Academy of Science & Technology . Those 3 teams are advancing to the Texas BEST regional competition at UT Dallas on November 10th. Full Competition Results and other awards are available along with match-by-match results.
Warp XX Game Day Video Stream
October 13, 2012
Warp XX Game Day Video Stream
Between 9:45AM and 4:30PM Central Time check out our live stream from Game Day. You can also view the current scores, results, and upcoming schedule on bestscoring.org.
Warp XX Game Day Live Scoring & Video Stream Can't make it to game day? You can see live scores on bestscoring.org. You can view the current scores, results, and upcoming schedule. Additionally we will have a live video stream for the event. The link will be posted on the front page as soon as it's available.
Warp XX Game Day Location & Parking Game Day will be held at The Woodlands College Park High School. All of our events will be on the East side of the building near the gyms. There are two parking lots that are very close to the entrance. Check our 2012 schedule page for a map.
2012 Schedule
July 30, 2012
2012 Schedule
The dates for the 2012 competition have been set! Mark your calendars with the following dates: Kickoff Day on September 1 at Lone Star College - Montgomery, Demo Day on October 6 at The Woodlands Mall, and Game Day on October 13 at The Woodlands College Park High School.
BUGS! Results
October 18, 2011
BUGS! Results
The results from our 2011 competition, BUGS!, have been posted. Congratulations to the winners of the Robotics Competition, Young Scholars Homeschool and the winners of the BEST Award, The Woodlands Homeschoolers. Those 2 teams are advancing to the Texas BEST regional competition at the University of North Texas. The results are available online. We will be posting photos shortly, but please be patient as we have over 300 pictures.
2011 Game Day Schedule
October 10, 2011
2011 Game Day Schedule
The 2011 schedule has been updated to include the venue for game day, Moorhead Junior High. We also want to thank teams for a great demo day. Results are available online (through bestscoring.org) and photos will be posted shortly (but it might be after game day). Congratulations to East Early College High School for having the highest score in a single match!
2011 Schedule
July 30, 2011
2011 Schedule
The dates for the 2011 competition have been set! Mark your calendars with the following dates: Kickoff Day on September 3, Demo Day on October 8, and Game Day on October 15.
128 Photos from Competition Day Added! Photos from Competition Day have now been posted. If you have some photos you would like to submit from this or past North Houston BEST events, please contact the Webmaster.
Total Recall Results!
October 17, 2010
Total Recall Results!
The results from our 2010 competition, Total Recall, have been posted. Congratulations to the winners of the Robotics Competition, The Academy of Science & Technology, the winners of the BEST Award, Saint Agnes Academy, and 2nd place for the BEST Award, The Woodlands Homeschoolers. Those 3 teams are advancing to the Texas BEST regional competition at the University of North Texas. We will be posting the round results, achievements, photos, and videos shortly, but please be patient as we have over 125 pictures and almost 2 hours of video. While you wait, check out Demo Day from a Robot's Perspective.
Photos from Demo Day Added (48) 48 photos from Demo Day are now available. Videos (including one from a robot's perspective) will also be posted later on this week. If you have some photos you would like to submit from this or past North Houston BEST events, please contact the Webmaster.
Demo Day Live Scoring
October 08, 2010
Demo Day Live Scoring
Can't make it to demo day? You can see live scores right here. If you are at demo day you can view your scores and the upcoming schedule! We've also added achievements. Although they don't affect team's score or ranking, they are used to highlight the performance and capabilities of each robot. The score calculator has also been updated.
Total Recall Information Posted The 2010 competition page, Total Recall has been updated with game files and links plus 2 videos and 42 photos from kickoff. Confused about the scoring, an online score calculator is available.
Calling All Volunteers!
September 21, 2010
Calling All Volunteers!
We are looking for volunteers to help us on Demo Day on October 9th and Game Day on October 15th and 16th. We will need help setting up the field as well as referees to make sure each team stays within the rules of the competition, timekeeping, judging, etc. Check our Volunteer page for more information.
Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, & Announcement RSS Feed
September 02, 2010
Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, & Announcement RSS Feed
North Houston BEST is now on Facebook, Twitter, and has an announcement RSS feed. You can use any of them to keep up with what's going on with North Houston BEST. We also have a YouTube channel where we'll put videos of our competitions. We've posted a video from our 2009 Competition, High Octane.
2010 Competition Information Added All information about the 2010 competition, Total Recall, has been added to the website including the name, logo, teaser, and schedule. Visit the 2010 Game page and check it out.
2009, 2008, & 2007 Photos Added
August 31, 2010
2009, 2008, & 2007 Photos Added
Photos from the last three year's competitions, High Octane, Just Plane Crazy, and 2021 - A Robot Odyssey have been posted. Check them out! If you have some photos you would like to submit from these or past North Houston BEST events, please contact the Webmaster.
Website Updated
August 31, 2010
Website Updated
The North Houston BEST website has been updated. It now includes all information from our previous site, Five Star BEST. This includes Game information from 1999 up through 2010 with information and results from each year.