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A Cascade Effect of Fun & Success at the Florida FTC State Championship

Paul group

Celebrating Super Mentor Paul Markun!
Our 7th season brought our 7th Florida FTC State Championship opportunity, and while we had challenges on the field, our teamwork was solid, and our robot proved reliable and robust, without a single mechanical problem throughout a hard day of competition.
Our design and quality engineering spoke for itself, earning TDT the [...]

Celebrating TDT Super Mentor Paul Markun

Paul Markun with TDT Members in 2012

Paul Markun with TDT Members in 2012
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 [...]

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 [...]

Game Night Fundraiser – Friday, Feb. 21, 6pm

Game Night Fundraiser

Our great programming mentors at Sumo Software are hosting a Game Night Fundraiser for Team Duct Tape.    Enjoy a fun night playing a variety of tabletop games, enjoying pizza, snacks and beverages, meeting Team Duct Tape students and seeing this year’s robot in action!  RSVP to info@Learningis4everyone.org to join in. Requested donation: $20/person.  Thank [...]

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 [...]

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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