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TDT Game Night March 17: Help Us Get to Super Regional!

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Super excited to be heading to the 2017 South Super Regional in Athens, GA March 23-25, after being part of the Winning Alliance with teams Super 7 and Mechromancers at the Florida FIRST Tech Challenge State Championship a few weeks ago! We’re very grateful to the Tampa Bay Robotics Foundation for defraying event registration costs, […]

TDT Launches YouCaring Campaign for Mentor Paul Markun

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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 […]

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

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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 Rockwell Collins Innovate […]

Celebrating TDT Super Mentor Paul Markun

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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. […]

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