Tri-County 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 2, 2017

TIME:  8:00 am – 4:00 pm

LOCATION:  Tri-County Technical College

ADDRESS:  7900 Highway 76, Pendleton, SC 29670

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 TriCounty Technical College and Bosch for supporting the Cherokee Qualifying Tournament.



The Tri-County Qualifying Tournament will host 17 teams. Teams must be ranked in the top 7 Robot Game scores to be considered for Champion’s Award. The top 5 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 13 (actual number, not percentage) Robot Game scores at the event.

Team Name Affiliation Award(s)
3362 The Narwhal Of Ideas Due West Robotics Champions
7596 H2O Flow St Joseph Catholic School Rising Star
11628 Electrolytes : Bosch Starr-Iva Middle
11629 Nano Bots : Bosch Starr-Iva Middle
13356 Cyber Jackets Glenview Middle School Core Values
14389 Falcon Bots Starr Elementary
19574 Starr Hurricanes Starr Elementary
20808 Lego Legends Mt Lebanon Elementary
23237 Honea Path Elementary Honea Path Elementary
23594 RoBows Mt Lebanon Elementary
24255 Calhoun Falls Calhoun Falls Charter School
24306 Iva Elementary Iva Elementary
24480 Water Droids New Covenant School Project
24722 HPMS - Cub Constructioneers Honea Path Middle Against All Odds
26325 Rock Robotics Flat Rock Elementary
31236 CyberKnights Home School Robot Game (95),
Robot Design
34630 Mechanical Twister : Bosch Starr-Iva Middle

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:  Tri-County 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.