Capitol Best Robotics Competition


October 28, 2023 10:00am - 3:30pm

Texas students reveal their team-built robots in head-to-head competition.

Event Details

Join Capitol BEST Robotics for its annual Practice Day at the Bullock Museum on Saturday, October 28th! Watch middle school and high school teams showcase their team-built robots on the game field as they prepare for competition. Come see the fun and watch student-built robots in action!

Capitol BEST is a skills development program for middle schools and high schools. The program consists of emulating an actual product development over an eight-week period, including design and manufacturing of a robot from raw materials, engineering notebook, engineering drawings, autonomous programming, marketing presentation, conference-like exhibition, community relations, video and website design, and ending with a head-to-head competition.

Competition schedule

  • September 9, 2023: Kickoff event at Liberty Hill High School
  • October 28, 2023: Practice Day at the Bullock Texas State History Museum
  • November 4, 2023: Competition Day at Leander High School

All events are open to the public. Included with the price of exhibition admission, Museum visitors are invited to watch middle school and high school teams showcase their team-built robots on the game field.

School Programs are generously funded by Featured sponsor The Marie M. and James H. Galloway Foundation, Supporting sponsor The Lange Family Foundation, and Contributing sponsors The Honorable Kent R. Hance and Bella and Chase Cooley.

The Bullock Museum, a division of the Texas State Preservation Board, is funded by Museum members, donors, and patrons, the Texas State History Museum Foundation, and the State of Texas.