Mauldin 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 16, 2017  (Originally scheduled for Dec 9)

TIME:  8:00 am – 4:00 pm

LOCATION:  Mauldin High School

ADDRESS:  701 E Butler Road, Mauldin, SC 29662

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 to thank the FIRST Robotics Competition teams 1319 Flash for supporting the Mauldin Qualifying Tournament.




The Mauldin Qualifying Tournament will host 22 teams. Teams must be ranked in the top 9 Robot Game scores to be considered for Champion’s Award. The top 7 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 17 (actual number, not percentage) Robot Game scores at the event.

Team Name Affiliation Award(s)
233 Agents of Fury A J Whittenburg Elementary
235 Minecraft Engineers A J Whittenburg Elementary 2nd Robot Design
392 Bryson Middle Bryson Middle
836 Rekd Water Hickory Tavern Middle
1672 GriffinBOTS Sterling School
7836 Aqua Ducks! Monarch Elementary 1st Champions,
1st Robot Game (125)
8279 Lego Leaders Lead Academy Charter School
10623 Green Charter Robo Lions Greenville Renewable Energy Education
13963 TMS Aqua Ducks Tanglewood Middle
13964 TMS Diamond Narwhals Tanglewood Middle
19175 Team Bacon Dacusville Middle
21088 Sparks Palmetto Elementary
21855 Panther Power Forest Acres Elementary 2nd Core Values,
2nd Robot Game (100)
23306 Fisher Bot Inventors Dr Phinnize J Fisher Middle School 1st Core Values
23593 Termigators League Academy
23882 Leggo My Lego Spearman Elementary 2nd Project
30642 TBD Heritage Elementary
31000 Lego League Sanders Middle
31233 League Academy 2 League Academy
31237 Tsunami's Due West Robotics 1st Project
31238 Blue Dasher Lego Due West Robotics 1st Robot Design
33356 Flaming Sabres A J Whittenburg Elementary Judges Award - Rising Rookie

The top thirty percent of the registered teams advance to the state championship. Teams listed in bold advanced to the West State Championship on January 27, 2018 at Riverside 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:  Mauldin Qualifier Payment Page

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.