Visible to the public 2018 Music City BEST Award WinnersConflict Detection Enabled

Congratulations to all 15 teams for creating robots and playing the game on October 20th in Lipscomb University Allen Arena! It was a challenging year and as always the students exceeded expectations. The awards presented were as follows:

BEST Award

  • 1st Place: Stewarts Creek Middle School (1042)
  • 2nd Place: Smyrna Robotics (1032)
  • 3rd Place: Borobotics (1023)
  • 4th Place: Dickson Area Robotics Team (1022)

BEST Award Individual Category Awards

  • Best Project Engineering Notebook: Dickson Area Robotics Team (1022)
  • Best Marketing Presentation: Brentwood Middle & High Schools (1028)
  • Best Team Exhibit and Interview: Stewarts Creek Middle School (1042)
  • Best Spirit and Sportsmanship: Merrol Hyde Magnet School (1030)

Robot Game Competition Award

  • 1st Place: Dickson Area Robotics Team (1022)
  • 2nd Place: Montgomery Bell Academy (1031)
  • 3rd Place: Borobotics (1023)
  • 4th Place: Smyrna Robotics (1032)

Robot Design Awards

  • Founder's Award for Creative Design: Montgomery Bell Academy (1031)
  • Most Robust Machine: Borobotics (1023)
  • Lipscomb University Award for Robotic Engineering Excellence: Dickson Area Robotics Team (1022)
  • Most Photogenic Machine: Stewarts Creek Middle School (1042)
  • Rube Goldberg Award for Meritorious Achievement in Design Complexity: Ensworth (1034)
  • Blood, Sweat and Duct Tape Award: Harpeth Hall (1044)

School Awards

  • Best Middle School Team: Smyrna Robotics (1032)
  • Best Home School Team: Dickson Area Robotics Team (1022)

People Awards

  • BEST Teacher of the Year: Roberto Marrero - Brentwood Middle & High Schools (1028)
  • BEST Mentor of the Year: Cameron Homer - Merrol Hyde Magnet School (1030)

Team Awards

  • TVA Safety Award: Merrol Hyde Magnet School (1030)
  • Best Exhibit Design and Construction: Stewarts Creek Middle School (1042)
  • Best Team Web Page Design: Stewarts Creek Middle School (1042)
  • Best Team Mascot: West End Middle School (1036)
  • Best Team Costume: Brentwood Middle and High Schools (1028)
  • Best Team Tee Shirt Design: Smyrna Robotics (1032)

Regional Invitational Tournament Invitee

  • Merrol Hyde Magnet School (1030)