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UIL Robotics State Championships Information

Media Contact: Logan Lawrence
Phone: 512-471-5883
Fax: 512-471-6589

Date: Nov 27, 2018
Category: Academics


AUSTIN, Texas — The 2018 UIL Robotics State Championships: BEST Division will take place November 29-December 1, at the Dr Pepper Arena in Frisco, Texas and the Frisco Convention Center. This year marks the first year the robotics will be an official UIL contest.  

The UIL Robotics: BEST Division championships will be based on BEST Award scoring by the participating teams, which includes head-to-head robot competition, as well as exhibits and marketing presentations.

More information on the UIL Robotics State Championships can be found online at  

Team exhibits and marketing presentations will take place at the Frisco Convention Center on Thursday and Friday. Robot matches will take place at Dr Pepper Arena on Friday and Saturday. The schedule is as follows:


Thursday, November 29

Team check-in and setup at all venues, judging of marketing presentations begins


Friday, November 30

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM                Team Exhibit and Marketing Presentation Judging concludes (Frisco Convention Center)

3:00 PM                                 Driver’s Meeting (Dr Pepper Arena)

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM                Robot Seeding Matches (Dr Pepper Arena)


Saturday, December 1 (all activities at Dr Pepper Arena)

8:30 AM                                 Opening Ceremony and Parade of Teams

9:00 AM 11:00 AM             Robot Seeding Matches continue

11:15 AM 11:30 AM           Wildcard Match

1:00 PM                                 Semifinal Matches

2:15 PM                                 Championship Matches

2:45 PM                                 Awards Ceremony


A full list of state qualifiers can be found online at

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