Kick-off day: September 20th - NDSU, Memorial union (doors open at 10:00am, event is 10:30AM TO 3:30PM)
At the Kick-Off day event the playing field is unveiled, game rules are presented, and kits are distributed. In addition, a series of educational breakout sessions are held. All teams are required to have a representative present at kick-off. It is not necessary to bring your entire team, however, it is recommended to bring as many team members as possible.
Click here for a detailed schedule of events
All teams participating in Bison BEST must register using the eventbrite system for online registration. Please complete this prior to coming to the Kick-Off Day. To register, click here.
KICK-OFF DOCUMENTS (will be posted following the Kick-Off event)
Mall Day: October 25th - West Acres Shopping Center (10:00AM to 4:00PM)
At the Mall Day event, teams are given an opportunity to practice with their robot on the playing field. In addition, robots can go through a pre-compliance check in preparation for game day. Participation in Mall Day is optional, but highly encouraged.
Click here for additional Mall Day instructions (COMING SOON)
Game Day: october 31st & november 1st - shelly ellig indoor track and field facility, NDSU
On Friday judging takes place on the team exhibits, marketing presentations, and project engineering notebooks. There will also be time for practice driving and robot compliance check. Friday activities typically run from 8:00AM to 8:00PM.
On Saturday, the robotics matches are held. Saturday activities typically run from 7:00AM to 5:00PM.
Click here for the overall Game Day schedule of events (COMING SOON)
Click here for the Team Exhibit judging schedule (COMING SOON)
Click here for the Marketing Presentation schedule (COMING SOON)
#101 - Wing Public School
#102 - Central Lakes Robotics
#103 - Barnesville High School
#104 - Turtle Mountain High School
#105 - Climax-Shelly Public School
#106 - Norman County East
#107 - Davies High School
#108 - Kittson Central High School
#109 - Kindred High School
#110 - Pelican Rapids High School
#111 - Red River ALC
#112 - KINETICH Robotics
#113 - St. Joes School
#114 - Four Winds
#115 - Northern Cass School
#116 - Hope-Page High School
#117 - Minto Public School
#118 - Sisler High School
#119 - Valley City High School
#120 - Liberty Middle School
#121 - Fisher High School
#122 - Cavalier High School
Judges and Volunteers
To sign up to be a judge or volunteer, please click here.