Golden Corner Qualifying Tournament

Join us as we celebrate the FIRST LEGO League Into Orbit season. 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:  November 17, 2018

TIME:  8:00 am – 4:00 pm

LOCATION:  RC Edwards Middle School

ADDRESS:  1157 Madden Bridge Road, Central, SC 29630

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.



The Golden Corner Qualifying Tournament will host 21 teams. Teams must be ranked in the top 8 Robot Game scores to be considered for Champion’s Award. The top 6 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 16 (actual number, not percentage) Robot Game scores at the event.

Team Name Affiliation Award(s)
370 Junior Masterminds Fair-Oak Elementary 2nd Champion's Award
3330 Bears Cherokee Creek Boys School
4119 RCX St Joseph Catholic School 2nd Core Values
5164 Lego Tech Home School 1st Robot Design,
1st Robot Performance
7596 ISS Astrobots St Joseph Catholic School 1st Champion's Award
12930 Purple Squirrels 4.0 Clemson Elementary
13356 The Space Unicorns Glenview Middle School
17946 Stone Ensemble Stone Academy 1st Project
19175 Team Bacon Dacusville Middle
19231 Team A R C Edwards Middle
19236 Space Dogs R C Edwards Middle 2nd Robot Design
21855 Panther Power Forest Acres Elementary 2nd Robot Performance, Judges Award - Inspiration
23237 Honea Path Elementary Honea Path Elementary
24032 Stone Surfers Stone Academy 2nd Project
27656 Central Academy of the Arts Central Elementary
40291 Leopard Leaders Youth Leadership Academy Charter
40984 McKissick Megs Mckissick Elementary
41173 Robo My Lego Gold Ware Shoals Elementary
41174 Robo My Lego Purple Ware Shoals Elementary Judges Award - Against All Odds
41190 Fisher Middle School Dr Phinnize J Fisher Middle 1st Core Values
42138 East End Elementary Engineering & Robotics Club East End Elementary

The top thirty percent of the registered teams advance to the state championship. Teams listed in bold advanced to the West State Championship on December 15, 2018 at Riverside High School. A complete description of each award is found on the Tournament Awards page.




EVENT FEE:  $75 + $3 processing fee for any credit card payments

EVENT PAYMENT METHOD:  Registration for this event has closed

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.