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Northeast La Drone Strike

11-Mar-2023 Add to Calendar
Event Code
Aerial Drone Competition
Event Type
Field Control System
Spots Open
Event Region
Max Registrations per Organization
Standard Registration Opens
17-Nov-2022 12:43 EST
Registration Deadline
6-Mar-2023 23:59 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Welcome to our first Aerial Drone Competition at Riverfield Academy for Mission 2023: Blackout.

We are excited to host our first tournament and are looking forward to hosting more events in the future!  All participants and spectators 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.  

Check the official Aerial Drone Competiton Official Q & A forum for any rule updates and changes.

Prep for your interviews with the judges. Check the awards tab to see what awards will be given during the tournament. Review the descriptions and criteria for the awards that are being given during the tournament. 

The Excellence Award and 2 Tournament Champions will receive invitations to the Aerial Drone Competition Championships.

Pack for the event the day before the day of departure. Here are a few items that you don't want to forget:
Goggles/Safety Glasses                      Spare parts & tools                         Batteries and chargers                        Programming cable                              Power strip                                     Laptop computer
Competiton Logbook (if you have one, helpful for Excellence Award, Flight Operations Award and Judges Award)
Banners and other decorations for your team pit


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging


All approved events and event attendees are required to follow all local, state, federal, or any other government ordinances regarding COVID-19 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

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 11-Mar-2023

Riverfield Academy
115 Riverfield Dr
Rayville, Louisiana 71269
United States

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Tuesday January 3, 2023

  • Notebooks due at 5:00 PM
  • Judges Training 6:30-7:30 PM

Friday, January 6, 2023

  • Event setup 5:00-8:00 PM

Saturday, January 7, 2023

  • 9:00 AM - Doors open
  • 9:30 AM - Inspection & Skills
  • 9:45 AM - Team meeting
  • 10:00 AM - Qualification matches begin
  • 12:00 PM - Lunch Break
  • 12:45 PM - Matches resume
  • 2:00 PM - Alliance selection
  • 2:15 PM - Finals begin
  • 3:00 PM - Awards


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

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).

Unfortunately, there will be no make-up in case of weather cancellations.

Refund and Payment Policies

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