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Aerial Drone Competition Championship: Opportunity in Mississippi

Date
21-Apr-2023 - 22-Apr-2023 Add to Calendar
Event Code
RE-ADC-22-0882
Program
Aerial Drone Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Field Control System
N/A
Capacity
50
Spots Open
0
Event Region
Mississippi
Standard Registration Opens
15-Dec-2022 06:00 EST
Registration Deadline
31-Mar-2023 23:59 EDT
Price
$300.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Congratulations to all the Award Winners of the 2023 Aerial Drone Competition Championship: Opportunity in Mississippi!

Tournament Champions

5735X – Flying Unicorns, Mississippi

88888A – Dove Rockets, Oklahoma

 

Tournament Finalists

82228B – Farmington High, New Mexico

82228A – Farmington High, New Mexico

 

High School Awards

Excellence Award – 2035A – Patriot Pack, Mississippi

Flight Operations Award – 2022B – Camdenton Lakers 2, Missouri

Programming Award – 88888A – Dove Rockets, Oklahoma

Inspire Award – 20022A – Ridgeland AFJROTC, Mississippi

Judges Award – 15152A - APCS Teal, Louisiana

Autonomous Flight Champion – 14012A - Soaring Eagles 1, Florida

Autonomous Flight 2nd Place – 1777B – Dumbledore’s Army, Utah

Autonomous Flight 3rd Place – 15152A – APCS Teal, Louisiana

 

Middle School Awards

Excellence Award – 15152C – APCS Green, Louisiana

Flight Operations Award – 72221D – Bison Bros, Oklahoma

Programming Award – 15152D – APCS Jr High, Louisiana

Inspire Award – 52023F – Amo el Queso, Louisiana

Judges Award – 52023E – The Flying Dutchmen, Louisiana

Autonomous Flight Champion – 15152C – APCS Green, Louisiana

Autonomous Flight - 2nd Place – 14012B – Soaring Eagles 2, Florida

Autonomous Flight - 3rd Place – 15152D – APCS Jr High, Louisiana

Coach of the Year: Angeleah Simmons

 

Volunteer of the Year: Jennifer McGeehee

 

Premiere Sponsor: Mississippi Army National Guard

 

 

Welcome to the 2023 Aerial Drone Competition Championship: Opportunity in Mississippi!

We are excited to have you. Please check our page frequently for updates to the schedule.

Please read below for the steps in getting your team setup to compete. All teams not paid in full will not be allowed to participate.

  • Teams will be able to register for ONE (1) Championship event.  Choose carefully, once registered, teams will NOT be allowed to change to another location.

  • Teams that register for an Aerial Drone Championship, on or before February 28, 2023, will have four weeks to register and pay by credit card, check or PO for the Championship event.

  • Teams that register on or after March 1, 2023, will have two weeks to register and pay by credit card, check or PO for the Championship event.

  • Teams that do not pay by the above deadlines, may be moved to the waiting list of the event at the event partner’s discretion.

Mandatory: All participants must have a Participant Release Form on file. It is the responsibility of the Team’s Primary Contact to make sure this occurs. A link to the instructions on how to submit a Participant Release Form is found here.

Competition Logbook: Competition Logbook: A digital Competition Logbook (or scanned copy of a written notebook) must be submitted digitally for evaluation via a link found within the "My Account" panel of the team contact on RobotEvents by 5:00 pm CST on Monday, April 17, 2023 if you want it considered for judging. The notebook is only shared with event staff, including the Event Partner, Judge Advisor, and Judges, and may include the REC Foundation Support Team. Details on this process are given in the Judge Guide Addendum.

Inspection: Inspection will occur at the beginning of the tournament. Please be prepared and ensure that your robot will pass inspection BEFORE the competition by reviewing the Inspection Checklist.

Deadlines: Please pay close attention to the timeline and check back often for any changes.

  • April 18-Digital Competition Logbooks Due

Interviews: Registered teams will be interviewed in person at the event.


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: Remote Engineering Notebooks

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 21-Apr-2023 - 22-Apr-2023

Venue/Location:
Mississippi Coliseum
1207 Mississippi Street
Jackson, Mississippi 39202
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

Monday, April 17, 2023

  • 5:00 pm CST—All notebooks must be submitted digitally via the link in your Robot Events account.

Friday, April 21, 2023

  • 8:30 am--Registration begins (Know your team number!)
  • 9:00 am—Morning Meeting
  • 9:15 am—Inspection begins
  • 9:30 am--Autonomous flight skills/practice begins
  • 11:30 am--Opening ceremony, parade of states and team meeting
  • 12:00 pm--Lunch break
  • 1:00 pm--Qualification matches begin
  • 5:30 pm--Qualification matches end and skills/practice fields close
  • 6:00 pm--Venue closes
  • 6:35 pm—Mississippi Braves Game at Trustmark Park in Pearl, MS (optional; for tickets, please contact Time Mueller @[email protected] or (601) 664-7602.

Saturday, April 22, 2023

  • 8:30 am--Venue opens
  • 9:00 am—Morning Meeting
  • 9:15 am--Autonomous flight skills/practice resumes
  • 9:30 am--Qualification matches resume
  • 12:00 pm--Lunch break
  • 1:00 pm--Qualification matches resume
  • 2:30 pm--Qualification matches and autonomous flight skills ends
  • 2:45 pm--Alliance selection
  • 3:30--pm--Elimination matches
  • 5:30 pm--Awards & closing ceremony

Schedule is tentative and subject to change. Please check back often for updates.

Volunteer

If you are interested in volunteering for our Championship event, please complete THIS FORM.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

If weather, a local emergency, or enhanced coronavirus restrictions cause us to cancel or modify the scheule for this event, all teams will be notified via email.

Refund and Payment Policies

Due to the financial commitment on the part of the event partner, no refunds will be possible. Thank you for your understanding.

Health and Safety Policies

All events and event attendees are required to follow all local, state, federal, or any other government ordinances regarding safety procedures, social distancing, and best hygiene practices. We will continually assess, based on current government guidelines, whether to postpone, cancel, or significantly reduce the number of attendees when necessary.

Date: 21-Apr-2023 - 22-Apr-2023
Mississippi Coliseum
1207 Mississippi Street
Jackson, Mississippi 39202
United States

Travel Info

We have secured a block of rooms at the TownePlace Suites Jackson Airport/Flowood for $129/night.

Book your group rate here.

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Webcast

Please note - This event may be live-streamed. Participation in this event signifies your understanding that your matches may be aired publically for others to view remotely.

Judging Format

In Person Team Interviews
Team interviews will be conducted in-person at the event in the pit area in the morning during the skills competition.

Competition Logbook Submissions
Competition Logbook: A digital Competition Logbook (or scanned copy of a written notebook) must be submitted digitally for evaluation via a link found within the "My Account" panel of the team contact on RobotEvents by 5:00 pm on Monday, April 17, 2023 if you want it considered for judging. The notebook is only shared with event staff, including the Event Partner, Judge Advisor, and Judges, and may include the REC Foundation Support Team. Details on this process are given in the Judge Guide Addendum.

Competition Logbook

Competition Logbook: A digital Competition Logbook (or scanned copy of a written notebook) must be submitted digitally for evaluation via a link found within the "My Account" panel of the team contact on RobotEvents by 5:00 pm on Monday, April 17, 2023 if you want it considered for judging. The notebook is only shared with event staff, including the Event Partner, Judge Advisor, and Judges, and may include the REC Foundation Support Team. Details on this process are given in the Judge Guide Addendum.