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UC San Diego IEEE Aerial Drone Competition (Qualifier Event)

11-Feb-2023 Add to Calendar
Event Code
Aerial Drone Competition
Event Type
Field Control System
Spots Open
Event Region
California - South
Max Registrations per Organization
Standard Registration Opens
26-Oct-2022 12:49 EDT
Registration Deadline
7-Feb-2023 11:59 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Welcome to the first UCSD IEEE Aerial Drone Competition for Mission 2023: Blackout.

We are looking forward to hosting the first event of the season!  All are welcome.

To prepare for the event, be sure to read the game manual, review the inspection form and review the competition logbook and team judging rubrics.  

Review the descriptions and criteria for the awards that are being given during the tournament. 

Prep for your interviews with the judges. Check the awards tab to see what awards will be given during the tournament.

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 11-Feb-2023

UC San Diego - Jacobs Hall (Qualcomm Room)
Engineers Lane
San Diego, California 92161
United States

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Saturday, February 11th, 2023

  • 8:00 AM Doors Open, Inspections Begin
  • 8:30 AM Autonomous Flight Competition Begin
  • 8:30 AM Team Meeting
  • 9:00 AM Qualification Matches Begin
  • 12:00 PM Qualification Matches End
  • 12:00 PM Lunch Break
  • 1:00 PM Alliance Selection Begins
  • 1:45 PM Finals Begin
  • 2:30 PM Autonomous Flight Competition Closes
  • 3:30 PM Awards


Please contact [email protected] if you would like to volunteer.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

All cancellations will be communicated through email. Please check your email the day before and the morning of the tournament (before leaving).

Refund and Payment Policies

There will be no refunds unless the entire tournament is cancelled or there is a validated outbreak. 

Please have minors and parents fill out this form before the day of the competition. This is REQUIRED for minors to use the competition facility.

Minor General Waiver