Author Archive: tmw2010

TDT Intro to CAD Class – July 10-12

As we move to more online programming, one of the our first offerings this summer is a three day “Intro to CAD” class offered by team member, Maalav.  With several students set to graduate this year, we want to make sure everyone is cross trained on as many team roles and skillsets as possible,  especially our new team members.

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Rising to the FIRST Skystone Challenge: A Season to Remember

Finalist Alliance award

We had a great run during our 12th season, earning our way to the FIRST Tech Challenge Florida State Championship in Jacksonville in February with a Winning Alliance bid, then making it all the way to the finals at State!

Thank you to our great alliance partners at State:

  • 9779 PIEaters (Captain)
  • 12600 Hadron Knights

and congratulations to the Winning Alliance:

  • 6433 Neutrinos
  • 4997 Masquerade
  • 7321 Charlotte Surge

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FIRST Championship Houston was Amazing!

We didn’t come back home with any trophies this time, but what we did return with will last a lifetime!  Our wins were great and our losses mostly close.  We nailed our interview, thanks to local Toastmasters International coaching support

We learned a lot, met some incredible people – including Dr. Woodie Flowers! – made some new friends, and saw some spectacular robots.

Congratulations to Palm Harbor FIRST Tech Challenge team Boom Bots for captaining the Championship Winning Alliance!

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