BEST Robotics

BEST Robotics is an annual middle-school and high-school competition that engages students in the study of engineering, science, and technology as they create remotely operated machines. Students build a robot from scratch and program the VEX ARM Cortex Microcontroller for the BEST Robotics mission. Applying Model-Based Design with MATLAB and Simulink lets your team efficiently design and build a functioning robot for the competition.

MathWorks provides BEST Robotics teams complimentary access to MATLAB and Simulink, as well as training and technical support. Teams can use MATLAB and Simulink, on a PC or a Mac, to design, test, and download the control algorithms to your BEST r...

MATLAB and Simulink Primary and Secondary School Competitions Hub

Learn how to use MATLAB and Simulink to design algorithms, create simulations, and speed up development for primary and secondary school competitions.

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Complimentary Software

MathWorks provides complimentary software for this competition. If your team is participating in this competition and would like to request software contact us.

Mobile Robotics Training for your Team

These training materials will help your team get started with designing and testing autonomous mobile robot algorithms using MATLAB and Simulink.

BEST Robotics Simulink Design Award

MathWorks presents the Simulink Design Award at the BEST Robotics Regional Championships to the teams that make the best use of MATLAB and Simulink to program their robots.