Category Archives: Competitions

We’re heading to the Florida FTC State Championship!

It was a rocky Rover Ruckus for us this season, and while our robot couldn’t quite rise to the occasion, we did!  At the ROBOT League Championship this past weekend, we earned the Connect Award, and the 7th slot for Florida FIRST Tech Challenge State Championship participation in our League.

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TDT Annual New Season Guess the Game!

It’s that time of year again! Time for FIRST Tech Challenge Team Duct Tape’s annual Guess the Game Game!  This year, we’re going to try again, to give away our homemade duct tape Minion – who ended up living an extra year with us after last season’s live kick off was called on account of bad weather.

So Minion is back, and looking for a home with whoever comes up with a guess closest to this season’s actual game challenge.  Using the Rover Ruckus teaser video below, and any game hints you might detect in the FIRST Tech Challenge blog, teams attending the West Florida FIRST Tech Challenge Kick Off at Middleton High School this coming Saturday, September 8, can put their best guesses in a box we’ll have there.  After the game reveal, we’ll award the Minion to whoever came closest!

So, start combing through anything that looks like clues, and we’ll see you on Saturday!

 

11th Season Here We Come!

Our Open House at the Regency Park Branch Library Makerspace this past weekend was a great kick off for the start of our 11th season!  The goal was to recruit new students from the New Port Richey area for both us, and our little sister team, the FIRST LEGO League Jr. LEGO Pros, as well as to raise awareness of this library based STEM program .  We think we did that pretty well!

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