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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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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!

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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 […]

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