Greenville 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 3, 2018

TIME:  8:00 am – 4:00 pm

LOCATION:  Dr Phinnize J Fisher Middle School

ADDRESS:  700 Millennium Boulevard, Greenville, SC 29607

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.

 


PARTICIPATING TEAMS

The Greenville Qualifying Tournament will host 12 teams. Teams must be ranked in the top 5 Robot Game scores to be considered for Champion’s Award. The top 4 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 9 (actual number, not percentage) Robot Game scores at the event.

TEAM NAME AFFILIATION AWARD(S)
3478 Lego Busters EnTech 281 1st Champion's Award
7297 Planet Zorboration People Team 2.0 Family Friends 1st Robot Performance (110)
23593 Kosmic Kangaroos League Academy 1st Project
24043 The Soda Fountain Sterling School 1st Core Values
24278 Meeting Street Academy Meeting Street Academy 1st Robot Design
25281 The Constellations Summit Drive Elementary
33519 MRCA Robo Raptors Mitchell Road Christian Academy
39209 Robotic Martians Sara Collins Elementary
40150 Black Hole of Information Community Team Judges Award - Rising Star
40487 League Academy Millennium Pigeon League Academy
40721 Space Corp Robots Community Team
40754 Astroneers Sara Collins 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.

 


INFORMATION FOR TEAMS

TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR:  Adam Henderson

EVENT FEE:  $75 + $3 processing free 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.