York 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:  York Technical College

ADDRESS:  452 South Anderson Road, Rock Hill, SC 29730

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.



The York Qualifying Tournament will host 20 teams. Teams must be ranked in the top 8 Robot Game scores to be considered for Champion’s Award. The top 6 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 15 (actual number, not percentage) Robot Game scores at the event.

Team Name Affiliation Award(s)
5414 Water are you doing robot? Indian Land Middle
5415 Shark Byte Indian Land Middle
5443 Hydro Thunder Home School 1st Champions,
1st Robot Game (160)
5556 Hawthorne Stingers Hawthorne Christian Academy
8596 Lioneers Lewisville Middle
14224 Clover Middle Clover Middle 1st Robot Design
16110 Knight-O-Bots Mt Gallant Elementary
20860 Red Devil Bots Great Falls Middle Judges Award
23363 RoboRockets Saluda Trail Middle
23364 Techno Cats Saluda Trail Middle
24515 H2O Pros Augusta Preparatory Day School
27858 Team Waas Wilmington Academy of Arts & Sciences 1st Core Values
31353 Bionic Buzz Gold Hill Elementary
31680 Hydro Heroes Augusta Preparatory Day School
32082 Cyborg Marvin Ridge Middle
32974 Dutchman Creek Middle Dutchman Creek Middle
33795 Hyperlink Hornets Gold Hill Elementary 1st Project
33796 Gold Hill Gigabytes Gold Hill Elementary
34741 Technobots Discovery Charter of Lancaster
36220 Robo Dragonflies McDonald Green Elementary

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:  York 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.