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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Request Toro

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 4th annual golf tournament, Toro On The Green, at Tierra Verde Golf Club on May 18, 2016. 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

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
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.

Registration is available online, and closes May 6, 2016.

Awards

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

Sponsors

Aflac AT&T AXA

Balfour Beatty Construction Business Flooring SpecialistsDenitechDowell-Pham-Harrison 

Environmental LogisticsEST Group Fugro Independent Electrical Contractors Metal Supermarkets Metro Golf Cars Open Channels Group 

Sirius Computer Solutions Smiley's Studio TCP Catering Trophy-Arts Univision W&M Environmetal Group

 

Yaggi Engineering

Dale Tolar and Associates, Inc

Rexel

Contact

For more information, contact Roderick Willis at 817-515-5275 or roderick.willis@tccd.edu, or Karl Ronacher at 817-515-5429 or karl.ronacher@tccd.edu.

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Toro Dash

Join TCC’s 2016 Toro Dash!

When & Where

Saturday, November 5, 2016
Trinity Park at West 7th Street and Stayton, by the duck pond
Fort Worth, TX

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

Registration will be available beginning June 1, 2016.

Awards

Top three 5K and 10K male and female finishers will be awarded on stage

Top male and female finishers in each age group below will receive a medal (available for pick-up at the awards tent starting at approximately 9:45 a.m.):

  • 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. 

Course Maps

Our courses start and finish in the same location and feature hydration stations for the 5K and 10K. The one mile fun run will start in the same location and turnaround at the half mile marker. The 5K and 10K are USATF certified.

Campus Competition

Congratulations Southeast Campus for winning 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

Proceeds

Support the TCC Student Wellness Scholarship! Proceeds from the Toro Dash benefit the TCC Wellness fund and student Wellness Scholarship, helping students pursuing a degree in Health/Physical Education, Dietetics, Nutrition, or Kinesiology. You can also help by donating to our scholarship online.

Sponsors

We are seeking cash and or trade value contributions from our 2016 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. 

Learn more about becoming a sponsor. (PDF will open in a new window) 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

Find out how you can get ready for your run by training with Luke's Locker.

Results

2015
2014
2013

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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