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CTEEA REC Aerial Drone 2023 Blackout Hosted by Winchester Public Schools

18-Mar-2023 Add to Calendar
Event Code
Aerial Drone Competition
Event Type
Field Control System
Spots Open
Event Region
Standard Registration Opens
20-Feb-2023 15:26 EST
Registration Deadline
17-Mar-2023 15:26 EDT
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

General Information:

Winchester Public Schools is excited to host the first REC Aerial Drone 2023 Blackout in CT.  The event is free and open to the public.  We encourage family and friends to attend this amazing event!

Our event being held at Pearson School, 2 Wetmore Ave, Winsted, CT 06098.

The competition will be help in the gymnasium.  Pit area will be in the cafeteria. Cafeteria space is open for families for spectators and teams’ members to enjoy their food.  Ample parking is available at Pearson School. 

As part of registration fee: one large pizza will be provided to each team

Inspection will occur at the beginning of the tournament. 

Registered teams will be interviewed in person at the event.

Reminder drones may only be flown in dedicated areas in the gym. Ample parking is available 


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 18-Mar-2023

Isabelle M Pearson Middle School
2 Wetmore Avenue
Winsted, Connecticut 06098
United States

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All times are tentative in that parts of the competition may run faster or longer then anticipated. 

  • 8:00-8:45 AM Team Check-in, Inspection Begins
  • 8:00- 8:45 AM Autonomous Flight Skills Field Open for Practice
  • 9:00 AM Welcome and Pilots Meeting
  • 9:15 AM Qualification Matches Begin
  • 9:15 AM Interviews Begin
  • 11:00 AM- 12:30 AM Qualification Matches Paused, Autonomous Flight Skills Begin, Lunch Break
  • 12:30 PM Qualification Matches Resume, Autonomous Flight Skills Field Closed
  • 2:00 PM Alliance Selection
  • 2:15 PM Elimination Matches
  • 3:00 PM Finals and Awards



Volunteers are welcomed.  Please contact Rachael Manzer.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

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

Refund Policy

Unfortunately, no refund will be given after registration closes