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Blazer BEST is a non-profit organization sponsored by the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Engineering. The competition is directed at middle and high school students in Jefferson and Shelby counties in central Alabama. We host an annual middle/high school robotics competition to inspire students to pursue careers in engineering, science, technology, and mathematics.

BEST Vision


To excite our nation's students about engineering, science and technology, and to unlock their imagination and discover their potential.

BEST Mission

To inspire students to pursue careers in engineering, science, technology, and math through participation in a sports-like science and engineering-based robotics competition.

BEST Robotics Incorporated (BRI)


2013 Blazer BEST Robotics Calendar of Events


Kick Off - Thursday, September 12, 2013; 5:30 PM at Bartow Arena
Mall Day - Sunday, October 13, 2013; 1-4 PM at Riverchase Galleria
Game Day - Saturday, October 26, 2013; 7 AM - 6 PM at Bartow Arena


2013 Teaser - GATEKEEPER





Note: This is a FREE program open to middle and high school students in the Greater Birmingham, Jefferson County, and Shelby County areas.


Links to Past Blazer BEST Competitions

Results from 2012 Blazer Best


Results from 2011 Blazer Best

Results from 2010 Blazer Best


2012 Competition Winners


2012 Souths BEST Final Competition Results

2012 Souths BEST Awards by Hub

Past Blazer BEST Competitors