I participated in TGMC 2007 and 2008 in the team "Illuminati". I am from SASTRA University, Tamilnadu.
Here are the tutorials prepared by our team (me, Kamalraj and Srinivas Mitepellywar) for making the "learning" part of TGMC easy.
Gear Up To TGMC Series : https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/mydeveloperworks/blogs/876f7f77-db63-4de4-90a6-219cc5f1871f/resource/GearUpToTGMC.zip
XML Introduction : https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/mydeveloperworks/blogs/876f7f77-db63-4de4-90a6-219cc5f1871f/resource/ExperienceXML.pdf
These tutorials are written in easy language and has been read by more than 100 teams from SASTRA University.
Hope these will be use to you ppl!
All the best and Happy TGMCing!!!