Greenville Regional Qualifier

Animal AlliesJoin us as we celebrate the FIRST LEGO League Animal Allies 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:  December 17, 2016

TIME:  8:00 – 4:00

LOCATION:  A J Whittenberg Elementary School

ADDRESS:  420 Westfield Street, Greenville, SC 29601

VOLUNTEERING:  All South Carolina FIRST LEGO League events are ran completely by volunteers. Everyone from the check-in staff, the Robot Game queuers, the referees, the judges, and 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.

 


PARTICIPATING TEAMS

Team Name Affiliation Award(s)
233 Agents of Fury A J Whittenburg Elementary
235 Minecraft Engineers A J Whittenburg Elementary
236 Lego Legends A J Whittenburg Elementary 1st Core Values
1671 The EV3ators Sterling School Champion
3478 Animal Guards EnTech Robotics
10074 Jaguars Spartanburg Charter School 1st Robot Game
13963 TMS 1 Tanglewood Middle
18128 Robo-Titans Trinity Collegiate School
21088 Sparks Palmetto Elementary
21855 Forest Acres Forest Acres Elementary
23237 Honea Path Elementary Honea Path Elementary Rookie
23636 HPCS Pantherbots Hampton Park Christian School
24282 Jurassic Ocelots The Children's Museum 1st Project
24638 Robotics Raptors Spartanburg Science Center 1st Robot Design
25281 Star-Bots Summit Drive Elementary
27575 Crosswell Elementary Crosswell Elementary

The top thirty percent of the competing teams advance to the state championship. Teams listed in bold advanced to the West State Championship on January 14, 2017 at Easley High School.

 


INFORMATION FOR TEAMS

TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR:  Lynn Mann

EVENT FEE:  $50

EVENT PAYMENT METHOD:  Please make checks payable to A. J. Whittenberg Elementary. Checks may be mailed to the address below or you may pay in cash. We ask for cash payments in person so that we can give you a receipt immediately.

A J Whittenberg Elementary
℅ Lynn Mann
420 Westfield Street
Greenville, SC 29601

All event fee payments must be received by Wednesday, November 30th.  If you need an invoice, no problem, just email Lynn Mann and one will be sent your way.

FOOD: We will offer lunch for purchase. Information about pre-ordering lunch will be sent to teams in the weeks prior to the event. As this is a fundraiser for the host school LEGO robotics program, we do ask for no outside food or drink. Thanks for your understanding on this.

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.