WHERE: On the campus of University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas
WHEN: Choose your session -- Dates for 2020 are June 22-26th and July 20-24th. Each workshop starts on Monday at lunch and runs through Friday at lunch, allowing travel time on Monday morning and Friday afternoon. Workshop size limited to 20 participants per session. We will maintain a wait list in case a cancellation opens up a spot.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Teachers, coaches, and mentors of BEST Robotics teams. While geared towards new(er) BEST teachers, even veterans will gain tips and valuable experience. You must be at least 18 years of age to attend this workshop.
COST: Tuition $1000 per person. We will email you an invoice after you register. Payment in full, including housing option, must be received at least one (1) week before workshop start unless prior arrangements made. If you wish to pay with a credit card instead of a check, let us know via email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will walk you through that process. Cancellations made less than one week before workshop start will incur a $100 cancellation fee to cover our expenses for holding your space.
WHAT'S INCLUDED: Workshop tuition, all lunches, snacks and drinks, and a Monday evening dinner/mixer so you can get to know your fellow BEST coaches. Plus you get to play with a mini-BEST robot that you create and program in a mini-game competition!
HOUSING OPTION: (Due to COVID-19, UTD will not provide housing this summer. We (BTR) are looking into valid alternatives.) On campus dormitory housing is available at $250. Cost includes lodging for the week (up to 7 nights) and full linen service (pillow, mattress pad, sheets, blanket, and towels). Layout is one common area, three (3) single bedrooms (lockable), and a shared bathroom per suite.
DINING OPTIONS: Lunch Monday through Friday provided as well as dinner Monday night. All other meals are your responsibility. Breakfast and dinner are available from housing if you so desire. We need to let them know how many to expect so let us know if you want to take advantage of this option. Other dining options on and off campus are also available.