The 39th annual Delaware Technology Student Association conference was held on April 26-27, 2017 with over 1,000 students, advisors, coordinator, and judges from business and industry supporting over 37 schools from throughout the state in over 65 contests. Medalists will represent Delaware at the National Technology Student Association conference to held in Orlando, Florida this summer.
Contestants will participate in events such as Architecture; CAD; Digital Video Production; Dragster Design; Engineering Design; Flight; Robotics; Structural Engineering; System Control Technology; Video Game Design and much more. Each Delaware Technology Student Association contest required the students to apply engineering and technology to solve problems and invent solutions.
The Delaware Technology Student Association is a Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) that is dedicated to students who are interested in pursuing careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). Through the Delaware Technology Student Association, members have the opportunity to participate in engineering, leadership, and technology focused competitive events. They take part in community service projects and they work to practice leadership skills.
The Technology Student Association incorporates curricular and co-curricular experiences for all students to emphasize the importance of critical thinking, knowledge, leadership, skill development, and the application of teamwork to prepare members to become the leaders of tomorrow.
A list of the 2017 contest winners can be found here (updated 6/19/17). Additionally the DETSA Voting Delegates from each chapter elected state officers to provide leadership for the organization in the 2017-18 school year.
- Connor Wagaman, President
- Apuroop Mutyala, Vice President
- Skylar Brand, Secretary
- Rishi Gundakaram, Treasurer
- Priya Gupta, Reporter
- TBA, Sergeant-At-Arms
Student finalists honored in state contests may additionally earn the opportunity to represent Delaware at the 39th Annual National TSA Conference in Nashville, Tennessee to be held from June 21–25 where nearly 7,000 other students who have qualified from around the world will participate. To learn more about Delaware TSA, please visit: www.detsa.org or contact Mike Fitzgerald by phone at: 302.735.4015 or by email at: Mike.Fitzgerald@doe.k12.de.us.
Medalists will represent Delaware at the National TSA Conference in Orlando, Florida, in June. Areas of competition include architecture, CAD, digital video production, dragster design, engineering design, flight, magnetic levitation vehicles, robotics, rocketry, structural engineering, system control technology, video game design and more. Each TSA event requires students to apply engineering and technology to solve problems and invent solutions. Read More on Delaware Online…
This concurrent resolution designates April 26, 2017, as Engineering and Technology Education Day. Read More on Delaware’s Legislative Website…
The 39th annual Delaware Technology Student Association (DETSA) State Conference is planned for April 26-27 with more than 960 students, advisors, and judges representing 37 high schools and middle schools from across the state in more than 65 contests. Media is invited to cover the conference at the Delaware State Fairgrounds in Harrington.
Medalists will represent Delaware at the National TSA Conference in Orlando, Florida. Contests to be held will include: architecture, CAD, digital video production, dragster design, engineering design, flight, magnetic levitation vehicles, robotics, rocketry, structural engineering, system control technology, video game design and more. Each TSA event requires students to apply engineering and technology to solve problems and invent solutions.
The Technology Student Association (TSA) is a Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) dedicated to students interested in engineering and technology. Through TSA, members have the opportunity to participate in technology-focused competitive events, take part in community service work and to become leaders. TSA incorporates curricular and co-curricular experiences to emphasize the importance of knowledge, leadership, skill development, and teamwork.
DELAWARE TSA Human Foosball (Five individuals per team; $5 per individual) – A team can be made up of any five individuals who wish to play. All proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society (ACS) on behalf of Delaware Technology Student Association (DETSA).
- Priority to play is provided to new participants;
- all participants must keep hands on the guide rail at all times;
- ball must be kept on the court at all times;
- one (1) point given to opponents team if ball is kicked off of court;
- any kicked ball that strikes an opponent above the knees will award the opponents team one (1) point;
- each game will be 5 minutes in duration;
- most points earned in 5 minutes will win match; and
- a tied game will result in a draw of straws to determine the winner.