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Rich Township Aerial Drone Competition Mission 2023: Blackout

18-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
6-Oct-2022 15:17 EDT
Registration Deadline
10-Mar-2023 11:59 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info


This competition is on March 18, 2022, and is open to High School and Middle School ADC Teams

Welcome to the Rich Township High School RADC Tournament! 

COVID Precautions - Masks are recommended but not required. Social distancing must be practiced when able.

Competition Preparation

This event is sure to be a fast-paced and exciting. All teams should come prepared for the competition. Here are a few steps that every team should take to ensure that they are prepared:

1. Review the rules and run through the inspection checklist about a week before the competition so your team has ample time for adjustments. The inspection checklist can be found on the Documents tab. 

2. Pack for the event the day before, and remember to bring the following:

  • Drone and remote
  • Goggles/Safety Glasses
  • Spare parts & tools
  • Batteries and chargers
  • Programming cable
  • Power strip
  • Laptop computer
  • Competition Logbook

3. Remember that safety comes first.

  • NO flying outside of designated areas.
    • The first violation of this will remove you from judged awards.
    • The second violation will result in asking the team to leave.
  • Please don't bring tools that pose a safety risk to your team or others nearby.

4. Each player and coach/mentor must have a completed and signed Participation and Consent Form. The team coach/mentor will need to collect the completed forms for all team members attending the event and turn them in at the check-in table. The form can be found on the Documents tab.

Waiting List

If this event is full, please feel free to add your team to the Waiting List and then contact the Event Partner (Primary Contact on the General Info tab). You must be in the online waiting list through robot events to be added if a spot opens. If you are moved from the Waiting List to the Registered Teams List, please be prepared to pay for the event promptly at your account, or make arrangements with the Event Partner to pay directly at the tournament.

Walk-up Teams & Walk-Up Skills

Walk-up teams WILL NOT be permitted to compete, either in the tournament or to run Skills Only. There are no exceptions. If your team wishes to compete, they must register before the registration deadline.


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 18-Mar-2023

Rich Township High School (STEM Campus)
3600 W 203rd Street
Olympia Fields, Illinois 60461
United States

Contact Information

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8:00 AM - 9:00 AM 

  • Team Check-in 
  • Hangers (pits)Set-up
  • Inspections

9:00 AM - 9:30 PM

  • Opening Ceremonies
  • Pilot Meeting

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

  • Qualification Matches

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM 

  • Lunch

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

  • Skills
  • Teams will be assigned 3 - 5 minute time slots to make their skills runs.

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Alliance Selection

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Elimination Matches
  • Award Ceremony

4:00 PM

  • RADC Competition Ends


All times are subject to change if needed.


If you are interested in volunteering for this event please contact Mike Wilson [email protected]

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

If weather makes you late for the event or prevents you from attending, please immediately email Mike Wilson [email protected].

If the event is canceled due to weather or any other unforeseen circumstance, it will be posted here on this event website.

Refund and Payment Policies

No refunds will be issued unless due to extenuating circumstances, the Event Partners will consider whether a refund is appropriate. Refunds in this instance will be rare.

Health and Safety Policies

COVID Precautions - Masks are recommended but not required. Social distancing must be practiced when able.


Date: 18-Mar-2023
Rich Township High School (STEM Campus)
3600 W 203rd Street
Olympia Fields, Illinois 60461
United States

Travel Info

The address is 3600 West 203rd St., Olympia Fields, 60461, IL

When entering the building please use door 5. Please park the busses at the far end of the lot towards the hospital.




Concessions will be open from 9am - 2pm.
Please support our programs with the purchase of out concession items.
Very important, CASH ONLY!!
Beggars Pizza ( Cheese, Sausage, or Pepperoni)             $5.00
Hot Dog                                                                                  $3.00
Pop & water                                                                           $1.00
Candy                                                                                      $2.00
Honey Buns                                                                            $2.00
Nachos w/ cheese and peppers                                          $4.00
Chips                                                                                         $2.00
Extra Cheese                                                                            $1.00
Raptor Meal (hot dog, chips, pop or water, and cookie)  $5.00