Support / Sponsorship

Sponsorship to SET BEST can be in the form of monetary gifts or in-kind support. Multiple levels of sponsorship are provided.


Sponsorship Level Value of Donation
Premier Level $15,000 and above
Corporate Level $10,000 to $14,999
Platinum Level $5,000 to $9,999
Gold Level $2,500 to $4,999
Silver Level $1,250 to $2,499
Bronze Level $500 to $1,249
BEST Friends Below $500


BEST Robotics is a 501c(3) Non-Profit Organization.


In-Kind Support BESt Support

There are many opportunities to support SET BEST beyond monetary donations. In-kind support includes the donation of services or other goods that are needed in order to make the contest successful and rewarding. We are in need of in-kind support as much as monetary donations. Some of the areas include:

  • Advertising/Promotional/Graphic Design Services
  • Audio/Visual Equipment or Services
  • Community Sponsored Awards/Gifts
  • Computer Equipment/Supplies
  • Disc Jockey Services
  • Event Venues
  • Food/Drink Donations
  • Hardware Materials/Supplies
  • Photographic Services
  • Posters/Banners Preparation
  • Printing Services
  • R/C Batteries/Supplies/Technical Support
  • Storage Facilities
  • Transportation
  • Volunteer Coaching of School Team
  • Volunteer Services for Mall Day/Contest Day

Volunteers Needed

Kickoff Saturday,  SHSU
Need: 10-15 Signup

[8:00am-9:00am] Unload truck, Field setup, (2) Team Check in
[10:00am-12:00am] (3) Workshops Support
[12:00pm-2:00pm] (8) Kit Distribution, (2) Spirit Break/Practice Day Signup.
[2:00pm-4:00pm] (3) Game Reveal.
[4:00pm-5:00pm] Field breakdown, Reloading truck, Unloading at storage.


Test Drive, SHSU Academic Building I, Room 213
Need: 10-15 Signup

[8:00am-5:00pm] (2) Team checking, (2) Field Monitor, (2) Kit Support


Mall Day/Practice Day, West Hill Mall, Huntsville, Texas
Need: 10-15 Signup

[7:30am-9:30am] (10) Unload truck, Field setup, Work area setup.
[9:30am-4:00pm] (2) Team checkin, (2) Kit Support, (5) Field Referees, (2) Scorekeeping, (2) Work Area Monitor.
[4:00pm-6:00pm] Field breakdown, (6) Reloading truck, (4) Unloading at storage.


Contest Setup & Machine Checkin, SHSU Coliseum

Need: 20 Signup

[6:30pm-10:00pm] (5) Machine compliance check (size, weight, parts) by compliance judges. Collection of team notebooks, verification of driver's roster, distribution of driver bands, etc. Official machine compliance check will be from 7:00pm - 10:00pm.
[8:00pm-12:00am] (15) Unloading truck. Setup of pit area, staging, game field, scoring, audio, video, computer networking, hospitality, judges room, table display area, etc.


Contest Day Saturday, SHSU Coliseum
Need: 50 Signup

[7:00am-4:00pm] Up to 50+ various positions need to be filled.  More details to come.
[6:00am-6:00pm] (15) Return Kit checkin. Breakdown of field, pit, rooms, audio, video, computers. Loading truck.

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