Horry 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:  Ten Oaks Middle School

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

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 thank Santee Cooper for their support of the Horry Qualifying Tournament.




The Horry Qualifying Tournament will host 36 teams. Teams must be ranked in the top 14 Robot Game scores to be considered for Champion’s Award. The top 11 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 27 (actual number, not percentage) Robot Game scores at the event.

Team Name Affiliation Award(s)
831 Gator Tech Forestbrook Middle
993 RoboBees Pee Dee Elementary
1163 WARP Carolina Forest Elementary 1st Project
3141 St Michael Catholic School St Michael Catholic School
3165 TOTS Ten Oaks Middle 1st Champions,
1st Robot Game (210)
5861 Sharks St James Middle
6102 Hydrobotics Waccamaw Intermediate 2nd Champions
6261 Robotigers Academy of Hope 2nd Project
7144 RiverRovers River Oaks Elementary
7145 OtterBots River Oaks Elementary
7698 Dynamic Droplets Waccamaw Intermediate
8587 Roboturtles Burgess Elementary
9853 Foxettes Ten Oaks Middle 1st Robot Design
10974 Palmetto Academy Palmetto Academy of Learning and Success Charter
14680 ROEBots River Oaks Elementary
15016 Chiefs North Myrtle Beach Middle
15705 Bagel Bots Ten Oaks Middle 3rd Champions
17421 Wizard Bears Black Water Middle
18992 Trojan Gold Green Sea Floyds High Judges Award - Against All Odds
21440 New Kids on the Bot Neighborhood Group
25685 Filtration Nation Ocean Bay Elementary 1st Core Values,
2nd Robot Game (125)
26202 Angry Nerds The Georgetown School of Arts and Sciences
27541 Trinity Lions Holy Trinity Catholic School
27898 Diamond Dolphins St Andrews Catholic School
29757 Chiefs 2 North Myrtle Beach Middle
30627 Warriors Socastee Middle
32259 RoboHawks Myrtle Beach Middle
32283 Hydronauts Christian Academy
32336 Hydromen Waccamaw Intermediate 2nd Core Values
32472 Hampstead Lego League Home School
32886 Foxbotics Johnakin Middle Judges Award - Rising Star
33362 Hydroids Ocean Bay Middle
34151 Radical Rays Ocean Bay Middle 2nd Robot Design
34526 Thunderbolts Palmetto Bays Elementary Judges Award - Core Values in Action
35845 Robo Paws Whittemore Park Middle
36035 Moore Robotics John W Moore Middle

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:  Horry Regional Qualifier Payment Page





REQUIRED PAPERWORK:  Team Roster and three copies of a Team Information Sheet (pdfWord)

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