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An Exceptional FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics Team

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TDT Launches YouCaring Campaign for Mentor Paul Markun

Paul Markun, who recently received the Compass Award at the Florida FTC State Championship for his support of our community based FIRST youth robotics team for more than seven years, has come into financial difficulties and is in danger of losing his workshop. He’s given so much to us over the years, that we want to […]

Celebrating TDT Super Mentor Paul Markun

While we love the robot build each year, FIRST  is about a lot more than robots, and nothing brings that home more than the countless people who dedicate their time and share their expertise with students on teams everywhere. In our case, our most dedicated mentor is Mr. Paul Markun, of Tampa Technik, in St. Petersburg. […]

Girl Power!

by Marissa Schiereck Guess what we did this month?  On Tuesday December 16th Team Duct Tape (TDT) could be found at Sickles High School. There we met the “Girls Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) Club”. TDT demonstrated this year’s robot for the club and spread the love of robotics. Team Duct Tape had a […]

TDT @ The Hive

The Hive is the new 10,000 sq. ft. makerspace at the John F. Germany Library in downtown Tampa, designed by our sponsors, the Eureka Factory, and brought to life by the awesome librarians at the Tampa Hillsborough Public Library System.  One of the coolest things about the Hive is the Robotics Center, with a permanent FIRST […]

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