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TDT 7.0 is Underway!

Field assembly

It’s a new year, a new challenge (Cascade Effect!) and we’ve got a new team member, Michael, making us 11 strong this year.
Michael made our awesome Guess the Game prize for Kick-Off, a duct tape Captain America shield that a team member on FTC Team Smoke & Mirrors won with their pretty good game guess!
 
 

 
 
Considering design [...]

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!

tdt outreach

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 [...]

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