I'm a Trailblazer!

Toro’s the name, and I’m now officially a Trailblazer! I’ll admit that I’m not like the other bulls in the Fort Worth Stockyards—which is what led me to strike out on my own in search of adventure. Finally, now that I’ve found TCC, I feel like I fit in.

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Invite me to your events!

I want to get out and about! Invite me to your event. I can’t wait to meet you and your guests!

Mascot Request Criteria

The Trailblazers is the mascot of Tarrant County College. The name symbolizes the hard-working, dedicated spirit of Tarrant County College students, alumni, faculty and staff who continue to blaze new trails.

General Request Criteria

All requests should align with the mission of Tarrant County College to provide ‘affordable and open access to quality teaching and learning.’

  • All on-campus and off-campus requests must be submitted through the TCC Mascot Reservation Form.
  • Requests should be made two weeks in advance.
  • Requests should be within the Tarrant County service area.
  • Requests will be accepted for a maximum of a two-hour time-frame.
  • Requests may include appearances at TCC campuses, local schools, churches, community centers or other events.
  • Appearances should be requested as an enhancement/addition to an event, not as the event itself.
  • An individual on site be assigned to serve as the helper for Toro–to meet Toro upon arrival and stay with him through the end of the event.
  • A room must be provided on-site as a changing area.
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Toro on the Green

TCC will host its 3rd annual golf tournament, Toro On The Green, at Tierra Verde Golf Club on May 18, 2015. Tierra Verde is the first golf course in Texas and the first municipal course in the world to be certified as an Audubon Signature Sanctuary. Tierra Verde was named the top golf course in the DFW Metroplex in 2012 by Avid Golfer magazine (public rankings - premium category).

When & Where

Monday, May 18, 2015
Tierra Verde Golf Club
7005 Golf Club Drive
Arlington, TX 76001

Times

Toro riding in a golf cart; All rights reserved by TCC Photography 6:45 a.m. Registration and breakfast
8:00 a.m. Shotgun Start, Four Person Scramble
The tournament will be followed by an awards ceremony, raffle and lunch buffet.

Register

Registration fee $90 per player.

Update May 12, 2015: Registration is now closed.

Awards

Male and Female Longest Drive, Closest To The Pin, Hole In One Shoot Out and more

Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

 AT & TAXAEMC2

EST GroupFlair Data SystemsMetro Golf Cars

Sirius Computer Solutions

Hole Sponsors

Denitech  Liberty MutualSeaton Hill

Supporting Sponsors

Chuy's
Del Frisco's Grille
eFollett
Golfsmith
MD Resort Bed and Breakfast
Tierra Verde Golf Club

Contact

For more information, contact Barb Hester at 817-515-5269 or barbara.hester@tccd.edu.

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Toro Dash

Join TCC’s 2015 Toro Dash!

When & Where

Saturday, November 7, 2015
Trinity Park at West 7th Street and Stayton, by the duck pond
Fort Worth, TX
Parking available in the Fort Worth Running Company parking garage

Times

8:00 a.m., 1 Mile Fun Walk/Run
8:30 a.m., 5K & 10K
9:45 a.m., Awards ceremony
*Start times subject to change.

Register

Online registration will be available in June 2015.

Event Early Bird
(by Oct. 15)
Pre-Registration
(by Nov. 6)
Race Day
1 Mile $15 $20 $25
5K* $30 $35 $40
10K* $33 $38 $45

*Discounts available for 5k and 10k to TCC students and staff.

  • $15 Youth/Student Discount Code: STUDENT
  • $10 TCC Staff Discount Code: STAFF

Packet Pick-Up

TBD

Awards

Top three 5K and 10K male and female finishers
Top male and female finishers in each age group below:

  • 10 & under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+

Finisher’s medal for 10k participants
Finisher’s medal for participants aged 12 and under
Traveling trophy for top campus participation
Door Prizes
All registered participants will receive a goodie bag including our event t-shirt and offers from our sponsors.

Campus Competition

Congratulations to Southeast Campus on winning the 2014 campus competition! Support your campus in the 2015 Toro Dash Campus Competition!

Volunteers

The Toro Dash is seeking energetic, hardworking volunteers to assist with promotion, packet pick-up and race day events.

The Toro Dash is not possible without the help of all our amazing volunteers, so come out and join the fun and earn a Toro Dash t-shirt while you’re at it.  Race day volunteers will receive a special gift in addition to the participant shirt! No experience is required. For more information, email torodash@tccd.edu

Sponsors

We are seeking cash and or trade value contributions from our 2015 sponsors.  The Toro Dash offers sponsors a unique combination of opportunities, which can be seen through our website, advertising, and value trade contributions to our participants. 

All proceeds from the Toro Dash will go to the TCC Foundation’s Scholarship Fund and TCC’s Wellness Fund.  For more information, email torodash@tccd.edu.

Training Plans

Results

2014
2013
2012

Questions

Have a question? Email torodash@tccd.edu.

Event Photos

Photos courtesy of Movin’ Pictures

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About Toro

Tarrant County College welcomed me, Toro the Trailblazer, to the College family as the official College mascot in 2011. Chancellor Hadley invited me to the Employee Appreciation Breakfast and I had a blast! I have the photos to prove it.

I’m hoping to meet the people of Tarrant County, encourage them to go to college, and inspire them to come to TCC. Feel free to invite me to your event.

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