Charleston Qualifying Tournament

Hydro Dynamics Presented in South Carolina by Atlas Technologies, Inc.Join us as we celebrate the FIRST LEGO League Hydro Dynamics season presented in South Carolina by Atlas Technologies, Inc. All South Carolina FIRST LEGO League 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:  December 9, 2017

TIME:  8:00 am – 4:00 pm

LOCATION:  Summerville High School

ADDRESS:  1101 Boonehill Road, Summerville, SC 29483

VOLUNTEERING:  All South Carolina FIRST LEGO League 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.



We would like to thank Atlas Technologies, Inc. for being the presenting sponsor of the Hydro Dynamics season in South Carolina.

Additionally we would like to thank Bosch, Coastal Coffee Rosters, and Panera Bread for supporting the Charleston Qualifying Tournament.


Thank you to the FIRST Robotics Competition team 3489 Category 5 for supporting the Charleston Qualifying Tournament.




The Charleston Qualifying Tournament will host 22 teams. Teams must be ranked in the top 9 Robot Game scores to be considered for Champion’s Award. The top 7 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 17 (actual number, not percentage) Robot Game scores at the event.

Team Name Affiliation Award(s)
5578 Legosaders Christ Our King-Stella Maris School Champions
9300 Mega Robo-Sharks Sedgefield Middle
9497 Hydro-Dynamacists SPAWAR Thomas C Cario Middle Best Spirit
10234 Meeting Street Academy Meeting Street Academy
10593 Dazani Boiz Thomas C Cario Middle
10594 Mudkip Mafia Thomas C Cario Middle
10671 RoboSharks Mitchell Elementary
13558 Bulldogs Ladson Elementary
14594 Belle Hall Brainbots Belle Hall Elementary Robot Design
17151 Royal Robots RF of Charleston
17797 SCS Seabots Summerville Catholic School
19019 The Ladson Water Dogs Ladson Elementary Best Pit
19603 Aqua 4 Pinewood Preparatory School Core Values
21441 Hoobotics North Charleston Creative Arts Elementary School
23863 HydroBots St Andrews School of Math and Science
23940 Deviltronics Charleston Collegiate School Project
24583 Lightning Jerry Zucker Middle School of Science
25251 Jade Dragons Home School Robot Game (115)
25464 AIMSbots Howe Hall Aims Elementary
27166 Core Lego Technic-Cans The Boeing Company
27190 F.I.R.S.T. Knights St John Catholic School Judges Award
35763 Owls Angel Oak Elementary Shining Star

The top thirty percent of the registered teams advance to the state championship. Teams listed in bold advanced to the East State Championship on February 10, 2018 at Waccamaw High School. A complete description of each award is found on the Tournament Awards page.




EVENT FEE:  $50 + $3 processing fee for any credit card payments

EVENT PAYMENT METHOD:  Charleston Regional Qualifier Payment Page

TEAM INFORMATION PACKET:  Charleston Qualifier Team Packet

EVENT SCHEDULE:  Charleston Qualifier Event Schedule

LUNCH MENU:  Charleston Qualifier Lunch Menu

PRE-ORDER LUNCH FORM:  Charleston Qualifier Advanced Lunch Order Form

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

TEAM INFORMATION FORM:  Charleston Team Sharing Sheet

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