Grand Strand 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 9, 2019

TIME:  7:30 am – 5:00 pm

LOCATION:  Ten Oaks Middle School

ADDRESS:  150 Revolutionary War Way, Myrtle Beach, SC 29579

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.


Additionally we would like thank Santee Cooper for their support of the Grand Strand Qualifying Tournament.



The Grand Strand 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
831 Gator Tech Forestbrook Middle School
3165 Silver Builders Ten Oaks Middle School Champions
6102 R2 Designers Waccamaw Intermediate School Project
6261 Robotigers Academy of Hope
7144 RiverRovers River Oaks Elementary School
7698 Innovator Gators Waccamaw Intermediate School Robot Design
17421 BLACK WATER WIZARD BEARS Black Water Middle School
18992 Trojan Gold Green Sea Floyds High School Against All Odds
26202 Columbia The Georgetown School of Arts and Sciences Core Values
27898 Diamond Dolphins St Andrew School
30627 Warriors Socastee Middle School Inclusion Award
32259 MBMS RoboHawks Myrtle Beach Middle School
32283 Galaxy Squad Christian Academy
32336 Gator Creators Waccamaw Intermediate School
35845 Robo Paws Whittemore Park Middle School
38275 ST JAMES POLLUTION SOLUTION St. James Intermediate School
39820 OBE DolphinBots Ocean Bay Elementary School
44737 Radical Rays Ocean Bay Middle School
48532 HYDROSHARKS St James Interm School

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.