Tri-County Qualifying Tournament

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:  November 9, 2019

TIME:  7:30 am – 5:00 pm

LOCATION:  Tri-County Technical College

ADDRESS:  7900 Highway 76, Pendleton, SC 29670

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.


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


The Tri-County 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.

Team Number Team Name Organization Awards
3362 Spartans of T.O.A.S.T. Due West Robotics Robot Design
5164 Lego Tech BOSCH Core Values
11628 Gear Heads Starr-Iva Middle School
11629 Techno Tigers Starr-Iva Middle School
13356 The Space Unicorns Glenview Middle School
14389 Tigerbots Starr Elementary School
23881 Thunderbolts Home School Champions
Robot Performance (260)
24306 Iva Elementary Iva Elementary School
26325 Rock Robotics Flat Rock Elementary School
31235 Robo Falcons Home School
31236 CyberKnights Home School Innovative Project
34630 Starr-Iva City Savers Starr-Iva Middle School
39011 Starr-Iva Mechanic Starr-Iva Middle School
40150 Future Makers Family/Community Rising Star
40721 Space Corps Robots Family/Community
45297 Super Sonic Superbots Family/Community Against All Odds
45988 The Robo Minions Glenview Middle School

The top 30% percent of the registered teams will advance to the South Carolina West Regional Tournament. Teams listed in bold in the above table advanced to the South Carolina West Regional on December 14, 2019 at Mauldin 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.