Ace Basin Qualifying Tournament

Join us as we celebrate the FIRST LEGO League City Shaper season. All FIRST LEGO League South Carolina events are open to the public and free to attend. Everyone is welcome to explore the tournament pits where teams display their research Projects and demonstrate their Core Values. Spectators are sure to enjoy the thrill and excitement of the Robot Game where teams compete to score the highest points using LEGO built robots to solve intricate missions. It’s sure to be a fun filled day!

DATE:  November 16, 2019

TIME:  7:30 am – 5:00 pm

LOCATION:  Colleton County Middle School

ADDRESS:  1378 Tuskegee Airmen Drive, Walterboro, SC 29488

VOLUNTEERING:  All FIRST LEGO League South Carolina events are completely ran by volunteers. Everyone from the check-in staff, the Robot Game queuers, the referees, the judges, on up to the tournament directors volunteer their time. Anybody can make a great volunteer. Volunteers do not need to be an expert in everything FIRST LEGO League. If you’re interested in lending a helping hand, head over to the Volunteering page.


The Ace Basin Qualifying Tournament will host TBD number of teams. Teams must be ranked in the top TBD Robot Game scores to be considered for Champion’s Award. The top TBD teams will advance based on their average ranking by the Judges in Core Values, Project and Robot Design, and must finish ranked in the top TBD (actual number, not percentage) Robot Game scores at the event.

Team Number Team Name Organization Awards
9502 Space Cougars NDEP
9886 CCMS Robotics 9886 Colleton County Middle School 1st Place Champions
9987 Space Eagles Cottageville Elementary School
17607 HES Five Flyers Honey Bees Hendersonville Elem School
17608 Sunbots Cottageville Elementary School
17609 Northside Stars Northside Elementary School Perseverance
17610 BearBots Bells Elementary School 2nd Place Core Values
17611 Galaxy Bots Forest Hills Elementary School
18976 Drip Drop Bots Forest Hills Elementary School
18978 Northside Stars #2 Northside Elementary School
18979 HES High Flying Honey Bees Hendersonville Elem School
27166 Awesome Aliens The Boeing Company
36213 Dolphinators Harleyville Elementary School 2nd Place Project
37384 Vicious Creators from Planet Phoenix North Charleston Elem School
38732 Rocket Science Home School 1st Place Project
39685 DragonBots Devon Forest Elementary School 3rd Place Champions
40480 Orange Grove Charter Middle School Orange Grove Charter Middle School
41462 Garage Cubs Family/Community 2nd Place Champions
2nd Place Robot Performance
44499 Short Circuits Family/Community
45644 Onyx Dragons Family/Community 2nd Place Champions
1st Place Robot Performance
46787 Four Rivers Elementary STEM Family/Community 2nd Place Robot Design
46788 Four Rivers Middle STEM Family/Community 1st Place Core Values
46822 Pack 825 FLL Boy Scouts of America
46825 Mini Nerds Family/Community 1st Place Robot Design

The top 30% percent of the registered teams will advance to the South Carolina East Regional Tournament. Teams listed in bold in the above table advanced to the South Carolina East Regional on December 14, 2019 at Cane Bay High School. A complete description of each award is found on the Tournament Awards page.



TEAM PAYMENT: Register Here

REQUIRED PAPERWORK:  Team Roster and three copies of a Team Information Sheet (pdf, Word)

Teams should study the Preparing for a FIRST LEGO League Tournament Event and Tournament Checklist pages well in advance of the big day.