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River Valley RAD's New England "Blackout"

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
24-Jan-2023 04:02 EST
Registration Deadline
1-Mar-2023 04:03 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event has been canceled.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

This event will be the first Aerial Drone Competition in Vermont and the only REC Foundation sanctioned, aerial drone cmpetition in northern, New England this season.

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 11-Mar-2023

River Valley Technical Center
307 South Street
Springfield, Vermont 05156
United States

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7:00 a.m. River Valley Technical Center opens for teams

7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Welcome and Registration

8:30 to 9:00 a.m. Kick-off and Instrcutions

9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Practice Rounds and Scrimages

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Competition Rounds

12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. Lunch - Lunches may be purchased from the River Valley Cafe 

12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Final Rounds and 

2:30 p.m. Awards Ceremony

3:00 p.m. Event Closes


If you would like to help volunteer with this Aerial Drone Competition, please email Christopher Gray at [email protected].  This will be our first aerial drone competition so we will galdly take any help we can get.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the event of bad weather on Saturday, Match 11, this event will be moved to Sunday, March 12, 2023.  The call to postpone this event will be made by 5:00 p.m on Friday, March 10, 2023.

Refund and Payment Policies

Once a team has registered for this event, no refunds will be offered.

Date: 11-Mar-2023
River Valley Technical Center
307 South Street
Springfield, Vermont 05156
United States

Travel Info

The River Valley Technical Center is located on South Street in Springfield, Vermont.  We are about three miles west of Exit 7 off Interstate 91.  We are 40 minutes north of the MA/VT border, heading from the south.  We are 40 miles east of Rutland, VT on Rt. 103.  We are about an hour west of Concord, NH, just across the Connecticut River from Charlestown, NH. 


3 teams are on the waitlist for this event.

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