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Highland Prep Academies Surprise Aerial Drone Competition

18-Nov-2023 Add to Calendar
Código de evento
Aerial Drone Competition
Tipo de evento
Field Control System
Plazas disponibles
Event Region
Standard Registration Opens
1-Sep-2023 09:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
10-Nov-2023 23:59 EST
Payment Deadline
10-Nov-2023 00:00 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

Información general


West Update on 11.3.2023

  • This event is located in the West Region which includes:  Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. 
  • Teams who are from the West Region and earn a qualifying award at this event will be invited to the West Regional Championship - in Salt Lake City, Utah at the Legacy Event Coliseum on May 31-June 1, 2024.
  • The award(s) that qualify for an invitation to the above regional championship will be found on the awards tab by December 1, 2024.   Additional invitations may be issued by January 12th based on the number of teams and events in the region.  
  • To read more about the qualifying criteria, visit the REC Library: Qualifying Criteria.

Please note: If you are a team from outside this region, you may attend the event and will be eligible to earn awards and post scores to the global skills rankings, but you are not eligible to earn invitations to regional championships from this event.

Welcome to the Highland Prep Academies Aerial Drone Competition Tournament.  We look forward to seeing teams demonstrate their teamwork and drone skills.  Please periodically review the event agenda and general information sections on the event page as the event approaches and remember to have all those associated with the team complete the Online Consent Form prior to the event. Safety glasses will be required. Printed copies of Competition Logbooks will be turned in on the day of the event if the team wants it to be considered for judging. 

Nivel académico : All

Concurso de habilidades de robots ofrecido: Sí

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Fecha: 18-Nov-2023

Lugar / ubicación:
Highland Prep
15600 West Hearn Road
Surprise, Arizona 85379
United States

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Agenda - Subject to Change 

Doors Open/ Teams Check In and Inspections Begin      


Piloting Skills Matches Begin

8:15 - 9:30am

Flight Team Meeting


Teamwork Matches Begin


Autonomous Flight Skills Begin



12:00 - 12:30pm

Resume Teamwork and Autonomous Skills Matches


End Matches (Teamwork and Skills)


Alliance and Final Matches

2:00 - 3:00pm




Volunteers needed!  If you are interested in volunteering for this event, please check back in for further information. Training will be provided for Judges and Referees one month before the event. 

Política de emergencia/mal tiempo

In the case of bad weather conditions or possible cancellations, please visit the event on where updates about the event status will be posted as needed.  Please make sure your team contact information is up to date in in the event we need to contact your team.

Refund and Payment Policies

Refunds will be provided only if the event is cancelled.  If the event is cancelled, then a full refund will be offered minus the $5 fee.