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Off to Super Regionals

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The Super Regional Championship in San Antonio, Texas is finally here and the whole team is excited to be packing up and heading west. Team Duct Tape is looking forward to judging, setting up, meeting new people, and having FUN!
Special thanks to Sumo Software for hosting a fun and exciting Game Night to raise help [...]

Robotics: the Cutting Edge!

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By Marissa Octavia
On Monday February 10th, Team Duct Tape visited the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) presentation called Robotics: the Cutting Edge! by Dr. Pierre Larochelle. At this seminar we explained and demonstrated our robot for the attendees. We talked about both our FTC season and accomplishments. We also met the FRC Team 4769 Nerdvana, their [...]

Team Duct Tape Advances to South Super Regional with Inspire Award Win at State Championship!

Inspire Award

Team Duct Tape has been fortunate to make to the FTC Florida State Championship every year since our founding in 2008.  Twice we’ve earned our way to the FIRST World Championship from there – once as Captains of the Winning Alliance and once as Inspire Award runner-up.  The one award we’ve always aimed for at [...]

On the Road to State Championship!

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“Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.” -Albert Einstein
Interview practice!
This week leading up to the State Championship has been full of excitement and productive work. After our last competition, the ROBOT League Championship on Saturday January 11th, Team Duct Tape has had two beneficial meetings.
In [...]

TDT @ I/ITSEC

with Rockwell Collins friend

In the coming weeks, different Team Duct Tape members will be sharing their team experiences here on our website. This week, Ryder shares a bit about the team’s recent outreach at the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC)
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TDT members with Rockwell Collins representative at I/ITSEC
On Dec 7th three members of Team Duct Tape attended an [...]

First Place Finish at SW Florida League Meet!

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Team Duct Tape competed in the Southwest Florida League  Wolf Den Meet in Fort Myers this past Saturday, and finished in the #1 position in the tournament, and in the Finalist Alliance in the finals. The team’s robot proved mechanically sound, even with a few tweaks.  Additionally, the team implemented a strategist/coach/driver structure that seemed [...]

Please Help FTC Team Duct Tape in the Engineering Our Future Contest!

 “Engineering Our Future”  is a Rockwell Automation video contest for FIRST® teams to share big ideas for improving communities and our world. The goal of the contest is ” to ignite the imaginations of this next generation of innovators and get them thinking about how they will apply the engineering skills they’re learning through FIRST to make [...]

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