Low Country Qualifier

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:  December 7, 2019

TIME:  7:30 am – 5:00 pm

LOCATION:  Palmetto Scholars Academy

ADDRESS: 7499 Dorchester Rd, North Charleston, SC 29418

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.


The Ace Basin 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.

35618 Team Name Organization Awards
18609 Highrisers Neighborhood Group Robot Design Award
24765 Rocket Robotics Nexton Elementary School Core Values Award
2nd Place Robot Performance
25251 Jade Dragons Home School 1st Place Robot Performance
28713 Philip Simmons Ironhorses Philip Simmons Middle School
35618 Event Horizon Pinewood Preparatory School
42659 RoboSHARKS Sedgefield Middle School
45451 Penguinettes Family/Community Champions Award
3rd Place Robot Performance
48437 City Shakers Home School Innovative Project Award
46822 Pack 825 FLL Boy Scouts of America Against All Odds
49410 Junior Rocket Robotics Nexton Elementary School Rising Star

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.