Oconee 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 16, 2017

TIME:  8:00 am – 4:00 pm

LOCATION:  R C Edwards Middle School

ADDRESS:  1157 Madden Bridge Road, Central, SC 29630

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.

 


SPONSORS

We would like to thank Atlas Technologies, Inc. for being the presenting sponsor of the Hydro Dynamics season in South Carolina.

 


PARTICIPATING TEAMS

The Oconee Qualifying Tournament will host 24 teams. Teams must be ranked in the top 10 Robot Game scores to be considered for Champion’s Award. The top 7 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 18 (actual number, not percentage) Robot Game scores at the event.

Team Name Affiliation Award(s)
370 The Water Ninjas Fair-Oak Elementary
710 The Beelievers Seneca Middle Judges Award
3330 Bears Cherokee Creek Boys School
4119 Hydrobots St Joseph Catholic School 1st Project
5164 Lego Tech Home School 2nd Core Values
12930 Purple Squirrels 4.0 Clemson Elementary 1st Robot Design
17946 Stone Hydros Stone Academy 1st Core Values
19231 Lego Popcorn R C Edwards Middle 1st Robot Game (150),
2nd Robot Design
19236 Hydro Panthers R C Edwards Middle 2nd Project
22256 Legendary Leopards Youth Leadership Academy
23881 Thunderbolts Home School 2nd Champions,
2nd Robot Game (120)
24032 Stone Stingers Stone Academy
27656 Central Elementary School Central Elementary
27686 FBI: Federal Block Investigators R C Edwards Middle 1st Champions
29367 Breaking Through Richard H Gettys Middle
30454 YouthLink - LEGO League Family/Community
31235 Robo Falcons Home School
34248 Brick Bot Builderz Home School
34826 Sparklers Pickens Elementary
34982 Central Elementary School 2 Central Elementary
36197 Tigers 2017 Clemson Elementary
36200 Gettys Robotics 6th Richard H Gettys Middle
36201 Gettys Robotics 7th Richard H Gettys Middle Judges Award
36222 Mindstorms Chastain Road 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.

 


INFORMATION FOR TEAMS

TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR:  Bob Brown

EVENT FEE:  $50 + $3 processing fee for any credit card payments

EVENT PAYMENT METHOD:  Oconee Regional 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.