2016 Qualifying Tournament Advancement

Updated 11/04/2016, Event dates added 11/08/2016

In order to be considered for the Champions Award, a team must be in the top 40% in the Robot Game.

Qualifying Tournaments

# Teams Advancing

Advances to

Robot Game Performance Advancement Hurdle

Copper Country Qualifier  11/05/16

2

Flint

top 40%

LEGO Fever II  11/05/16

5

Flint

top 48%

Michigan Science Center  11/12/16

6

Bloomfield Hills

top 48%

RoboCat Rumble   11/12/16

6

Flint

top 48%

Downriver Robot Rescue   11/19/16

8

Bloomfield Hills

top 48%

Grandville Robot Challenge   11/19/16

9

Flint

top 48%

Lancer-Bot -Mania   11/19/16

5

Flint

top 48%

Mission Possible   11/19/16

10

Bloomfield Hills

top 48%

SharkFest   11/19/16

5

Bloomfield Hills

top 48%

The Flying Toasters Rumble Crumble  11/19/16

6

Bloomfield Hills

top 48%

ThunderQuest  11/19/16

12

Bloomfield Hills

top 48%

Lego Mania  11/19/16

5

Flint

top 48%

Armada Automation  12/03/16

6

Bloomfield Hills

top 48%

Movin UP  12/03/16

2

Flint

top 40%

Nexteer Ready Set LEGO!  12/03/16

9

Flint

top 48%

ROBO-Battle of the Minds  12/03/16

6

Flint

top 48%

Championship Tournaments

Location

# Teams Competing

Michigan FIRST LEGO League Championship A  12/10/16

Flint

49

Michigan FIRST LEGO League Championship B  12/17/16

Bloomfield Hills

53

Event locations may be found on the FIRST website.

Team Eligibility for Advancement

Teams are eligible for advancement if they meet the following criteria as required by the FIRST LEGO League Global Standards and Challenge document.  Teams must:  

Important things to know about Advancement, the Robot Game and the Rubrics:

 

A:  It is not possible to win the Robot Performance Award without doing the Project.  Teams must participate in all 3 judged areas (Project, Core Values and Robot Design) and the Robot Game to be eligible for any Core Awards and Robot Performance is a Core Award. This rule encourages teams to embrace the spirit of discovery and focus on all aspects of the Challenge.   http://www.firstlegoleague.org/event/judgingfaq

Champion’s Award Robot Performance Hurdle 

The Robot Performance Hurdle for advancement does not impact the hurdle for Champion’s Awards.  Teams at all tournaments must be in the top 40% of Robot Game Scores to be considered for Champion’s Awards.