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Lowcountry Winter Qualifier HS Only

Sippy Cup Showdown

20-Jan-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
Smart Field Control
Spots Open
Event Region
South Carolina
Max Registrations per Organization
Early-Bird Registration Opens
19-Sep-2023 12:00 EDT
Standard Registration Opens
9-Dec-2023 12:00 EST
Registration Deadline
31-Dec-2023 12:48 EST
Payment Deadline
13-Jan-2024 13:13 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event has reached capacity. Teams on waitlist may still be added.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Welcome to the 2024 Lowcountry Winter Qualifier.

Doors will open at 7:30AM on Saturday.

Please submit the link for your digital notebook through RobotEvents by January 13, 2024 by 11:59PM.

Our past events have been held in the gym at West Ashley HS but we will be moving this tournament to our new Center for Advanced Studies. Both schools share the same parking lot. Please follow signs to front entrance of the WACAS building.

Grade Level: High School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: Remote Engineering Notebooks

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 20-Jan-2024

West Ashley Center for Advanced Studies
4066 West Wildcat Boulevard
Charleston, South Carolina 29414
United States

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7:30 AM

Doors Open

8:00 AM

Inspection & Registration

8:15 AM

Driver Meeting/Opening Ceremonies

8:30 AM

Skills Challenge Opens

10:30 AM

Qualification Matches Start

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM  

Lunch Break

5:00 PM

Eliminations Start

6:30 PM

Event Close and Awards


If you're interested in volunteering, please contact:

[email protected]


or sign up here:

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the event weather is an issue please stay tuned to RobotEvents. Teams will be notified on or before January 13th in the event of a cancellation.

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels the event: 

  • A refund of $70.00 per paid team will be issued should the event be cancelled. If the event is postponed by the Event Partner and a team is no longer able to compete, the Event Partner will refund the registration fee if notified 5 days before the rescheduled event.

If a Coach/Mentor completes registration for the event then chooses to withdraw or not attend:

  • No refund will be issued.

Health and Safety Policies

At this time there are no restrictions.  Should this change, the requirements will be changed under this category.  Please check back frequently.

NOTE: All policies are subject to change.

Date: 20-Jan-2024
West Ashley Center for Advanced Studies
4066 West Wildcat Boulevard
Charleston, South Carolina 29414
United States

Travel Info

West Ashley Center for Advanced Studies

4066 West Wildcat Blvd.

Charleston, SC 29414


A link for the live stream will be available 1 week prior to the event.

Judging Format

All In-Person Judging - The Team Interviews and Engineering Notebooks will be judged in-person the day of the event. 

  •  Digital Engineering Notebook Submissions / In Person Team Interviews: Team interviews will be conducted in-person at the event. Engineering notebooks will be submitted digitally for evaluation  via a link found within the "My Account" panel of the team contact on RobotEvents. A submission deadline that may be scheduled ahead of the event date.