TEAM DUCT TAPE

An Exceptional FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics Team

STEM education

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 [...]

We’re a FIRST in Florida 2013-14 Showcase Team!

Last season, FIRST in Florida started a new program to recognize teams that do a lot of outreach. Florida  FIRST Showcase Teams have to
1. Actively and professionally participate  in a minimum of three outreach events organized in Florida by FIRST.
2. Document  involvement in at least three additional outreach events in their community – science fairs, e-week, [...]

Good Start to Fun Block Party Season!

Team Duct Tape came out of the gate in decidedly better shape this season than they did last season, finishing in solid third place against some stiff ROBOT League competition, and learning a lot in the process!  There was lots of bock shoveling, flag raising and robot hanging going on at Hillsborough High School [...]

Thank You BAE Systems!

Team Duct Tape is honored and grateful to be the recipient  of a BAE Systems FIRST Grant, which not only includes very helpful funding but equally helpful mentoring support.  We’re looking forward to working with more BAE engineers this season, in addition to Mr. Adsit, who has been such a great mentor the last two [...]

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