Middle and high school students from all walks of life are able to participate in the BEST Robotics STEM education program because it’s free. Your support means more students will be able to take part and explore STEM subjects and careers.

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$50 Cover the cost of a tee shirt, bus ride, breakfast and lunch on game day for one student
$100 Cover the cost of overnight accommodations for a student who has to travel to compete.
$250 Underwrite One Team’s Consumable Kit
Each team receives a kit of consumable raw materials such as plywood, pvc, metals and plastics, miscellaneous hardware and electrical items, etc., which they use to make their robot. Your gift enables one team to have the raw materials needed to build their robot.
$500 Underwrite the Consumable Kits for Two Teams
Each team receives a kit of consumable raw materials such as plywood, pvc, metals and plastics, miscellaneous hardware and electrical items, etc., which they use to make their robot. Your gift enables one team to have the raw materials needed to build their robot.
$750 One Team’s Robot Control System
Each team receives a robot control system that provides the basic programming, radio control and motor/servo control for their robot. We try to reuse these control system kits year after year to keep our costs low. Your gift enables one team to have the control system needed to build their robot.
$1000 Approximate Cost for One Team’s Participation
The average annual cost for a hub to host a BEST contest is about $1000 per team. Your donation would provide about 20 students with the opportunity to participate.