The Delaware Technology Student Association (DETSA) State Conference will held on April 3-4, 2019 at the state fairgrounds in Harrington with over 1000 students, advisors from up to 48 schools with judges representing business, industry and college.  Students will participate with nearly 1842 total contest entries. Medalists will be recognized in each contest. Contests will include: Architecture, CAD, Digital Video Production, Dragster Design, Engineering Design, Flight, Maglev Vehicles, Robotics, Rocketry, Structural Engineering, System Control Technology, Video Game Design, and more. Each competitive event requires students to apply STEM skills to solve technical problems, conduct research, and invent solutions. DETSA is a Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) dedicated to students interested in the future of invention, innovation, engineering, and technology. Members participate in technology-focused competitive events, take part in community service, and become leaders at the local, state, and national level. TSA incorporates curricular and co-curricular experiences to emphasize the importance of knowledge, skill development, and teamwork. Medalists will earn the opportunity to represent Delaware at the National Conference to be held at the National Harbor, Maryland in the summer of 2019 where over 8,000 students from throughout the world will participate. To learn more about DETSA, please visit: www.detsa.org or contact Mike Fitzgerald by phone at: 302.857.3334 or by email at: Mike.Fitzgerald@doe.k12.de.us.


​We are proud to introduce February’s Members of the Month! On February 23rd, there was a VEX Competition held at Caesar Rodney High School. The qualifying winners were the CRFembots; Noah Klaus, Dhruti Patel, Jaeden Olsen and Samantha Tedesco! This was the teams VEX debut and they shocked all by coming out on top! The had phenomenal stats with a 7-2 win ratio, 14 Win Points, 8 Autonomous Points, and 103 Strength of Schedule Points!

You could be the next Member of the Month! If you or a peer are interested in being featured, sign up with the link below!

Member of the Month Application​


We are pleased to introduce the January Members of the Month! January features five DETSA members who are now apart of the State Mentor Program! The members include (top row from left to right) Nate Allen, Ceasar Rodney High School Treasurer; Akshay Bachavala, Ceasar Rodney High School President; and Samra Iqbal, Postlethwait Middle School Reporter; (bottom row from left to right) Aniketh Avula, M.O.T Charter Parliamentarian; and Puiyee Kong, Postlethwait Middle School President; and Samra Iqbal, Postlethwait Middle School Reporter. Each of these members has been assigned to help on a DETSA State Committee. Akshay Bachavala is a part of the Leadership Committee with Chair Apuroop Mutyala, Nate Allen and Samra Iqbal are on the Communications Committee with Co-Chair Sophia Weldin and Priya Gupta, and Aniketh Avula and Puiyee Kong are on the Service Committee with Chair Skyler Brand!


Your Delaware TSA State Officer Team invites you to the Winter Leadership Lunch on Saturday, February 16, 2019, from 12:30pm – 3:30pm at the John W. Collette Education Resource Center. During the Winter Leadership Lunch, TSA members will get a sneak peek of what it’s like to be a State Officer. This lunch is geared toward students who plan on running for state office this year or are thinking about running for state office in the future. All members are welcome to attend, even if you are not planning on running for State Office. Students will learn about what it is like to serve as a state officer and the skills required to do so.

The minimum dress is General Session Attire. Here is the full address and directions for the Winter Leadership Lunch:

John W. Collette Education Resource Center

35 Commerce Way

Dover, DE 19904

Please have your advisor RSVP by February 9 with the number of people attending from your school and the names of students attending by sending an email to rgundakaram@detsa.org. We hope to see you there!