Tri-County 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 10, 2018

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.



Additionally we would like to thank TriCounty Technical College and Bosch for supporting the Cherokee Qualifying Tournament.



The Tri-County Qualifying Tournament will host 18 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 14 (actual number, not percentage) Robot Game scores at the event.

Team Name Affiliation Award(s)
1670 Green Valiants Sterling School
3362 The Narwhal Of Ideas Due West Robotics 1st Robot Design
11628 Shuttle Bots: Bosch Starr-Iva Middle
11629 Robo-sapiens Starr-Iva Middle
14389 Astrobots Starr Elementary
19574 The Shooting Starrs Starr Elementary Judges Award - Rising Star
23881 Thunderbolts Home School 1st Champion's Award,
1st Robot Performance (126)
24306 Iva Elementary Iva Elementary
26325 Rock Robotics Flat Rock Elementary
30454 Here Comes The Boom (Phobos) YouthLink 1st Core Values
31235 Robo Falcons Home School
31236 CyberKnights Home School 1st Project
34630 JET Raptors: Bosch Starr-Iva Middle
37495 Here Comes The Boom (Deimos) YouthLink
38177 Rockin' Robots Sterling School
39010 Squishy Unicorns Due West Robotics Judges Award - Squishy Unicorns
39011 ASTROBOTS: BOSCH Starr-Iva Middle
39014 NP Jackets North Pointe Elementary School of Choice

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.




EVENT FEE:  $75 + $3 processing fee 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.