Presented by MathWorks

MathWorks, a National Corporate Partner with BEST Robotics Inc. since 2010, is excited to present the BEST Robotics Simulink Design Award. The award is open to all teams participating in the competition and is presented to one team from each of the Regional Championship competitions that best applies MATLAB and Simulink to program their BEST robot based on the judging criteria and robot performance in the competition.

Request software and learn more about MATLAB and Simulink for BEST Robotics.  MathWorks provides complimentary software to all BEST teams to use in programming their BEST robot for competition.


Submission Requirements for the Simulink Design Award:

  • BEST Simulink model
  • Short YouTube video describing your program.  The video must include the BEST Robotics logo and website and the Simulink logo and website(Bonus points available)
  • Short description of your Simulink model with maximum of 256 characters
  • The full name of your school, your Hub name, Team Contact Person name and email address and total number of students on your team
  • The current year’s PASSCODE (get this from your teacher or hub)

The winning teams will be awarded the following:

  • $1500 cash prize
  • Plaque/trophy titled “BEST Simulink Design Award – by MathWorks”
  • MathWorks hats for the team

Additional MathWorks Resources

About MathWorks:

MathWorks is the leading developer of mathematical computing software for engineers and scientists in the world. As part of its outreach and social responsibility, the company supports BEST Robotics through sponsorship and in-kind donations that equip BEST teams with software, training, and mentoring to tackle the same technical issues as professional engineers. Industry-standard MATLAB® and Simulink® provide a flexible design environment where BEST students can apply classroom theory to solve problems encountered in designing their robots. More info at