York 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 23, 2019

TIME:  7:30 am – 5:00 pm

LOCATION:  Gold Hill Elementary

ADDRESS: 1000 Dave Gibson Blvd, Fort Mill, SC 29708

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 York 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
7173 Robo-Hornets Heath Springs Elem School
8169 Delmae RoboDawgs Delmae Heights Elementary Sch
8925 A. R. Rucker Middle A R Rucker Middle School
13468 Sunset Park CAS Sunset Park Elementary
16110 Knight-O-Bots Mt Gallant Elementary School
20860 Red Devil Bots Great Falls Middle
23363 RoboRockets Saluda Trail Middle School
23364 Techno Cats Saluda Trail Middle School
32066 Civil Warriors Indian Land Middle School Robot Design
32974 Swamp Tech Dutchman Creek Middle School
33795 Recyclers From the Future Gold Hill Elementary School Rising Star
33796 Nerdanators Gold Hill Elementary School
40104 Trailblazers Banks Trail Middle School Robot Performance #2
40312 Curiosity Unleashed Family/Community Core Values
44611 Kinard Koders Kinard Elementary School Inspiring Young Minds
45290 Mechanical Minds Home School Champions
47573 Carolina Hackers Family/Community Innovative Project
1st Place Robot Performance
48616 Gears Indian Land 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.


TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR: Louis Rubbo & Bob Brown

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.