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JL Mann Upstate Aerial Drone Competition

Jan. 2024 Qualifier

6-Jan-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
Aerial Drone Competition
Event Type
Field Control System
Spots Open
Event Region
South Carolina
Standard Registration Opens
1-Sep-2023 14:50 EDT
Registration Deadline
15-Dec-2023 14:51 EST
Payment Deadline
15-Dec-2023 14:58 EST

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General Info


Southeast Update 11.3.203

  • This event is located in the Southeast Region which includes:  Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. 

  • Teams who are from the Southeast Region and earn a qualifying award at this event will be invited to the Southeast Regional Championship - in Jackson, Mississippi  at the Mississippi Coliseum on April 12-13, 2024.

  • The award(s) that qualify for an invitation to the above regional championship will be found on the awards tab by December 1, 2024.  

  •  Additional invitations may be issued by January 12th based on the number of teams and events in the region.  

  • To read more about the qualifying criteria, visit the REC Library: Qualifying Criteria.

Please note: If you are a team from outside this region, you may attend the event and will be eligible to earn awards and post scores to the global skills rankings, but you are not eligible to earn invitations to regional championships from this event.

Welcome to the Mann Robotics Upstate Qualifier!

This will be a fun-filled event with good competition from around South Carolina!

  • Doors will open for registration at 7:30am on Saturday. 
  • This is a qualifying event for the Ariel Drone Competition World Championship. 
  • Teams are expected to submit a digital Competition Logbook or scanned version of their notebook the Friday before the event.
  • Teams may park in the student parking lot or main parking lot in front of the school. 
  • All teams should enter at the main entrance. 
  • Only registered teams and mentors should be in the pit area during the event, while spectators should remain in the gym to watch the competition. 
  • Only team members, official volunteers, and referees should be on the competition floor.
  • Volunteers are the backbone of any event! If you're interested in volunteering, please contact us at [email protected]. Lunch will be provided!

We are excited to host an Aerial Drone Competition to give teams a chance to compete with each other from around the state. The event is open to teams in other states as well. If you have any questions prior to the event, please reach out. 

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Eligible Teams:

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 6-Jan-2024

JL Mann High School
160 Fairforest Way
Greenville, South Carolina 29607
United States

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Tentative Schedule (Subject to Change) 

7:30 AM

Doors Open

8:00 AM

Inspection & Registration

8:15 AM

Pilots Meeting/Opening Ceremonies

8:30 AM

Autonomous and Piloting Skills Challenge Opens

10:30 AM

Qualification Matches Start

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM     

Lunch Break

1:00-5:00  Competition Continues

5:00 PM

Alliances and Finals Start

6:30 PM

Event Close and Awards


Volunteers are the backbone of any event! If you're interested in volunteering, please contact us at

[email protected]

Lunch will be provided!

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the event weather is an issue please stay tuned to RobotEvents. Teams will be notified as soon as possible, if the weather causes a cancellation. 

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels/postpones the event: 

  • A refund of $70.00 of the registration fee per paid team will be issued should the event be canceled by the Event Partner. If the event is rescheduled by the Event Partner and a team is no longer able to compete due to the new date, the Event Partner will refund $70.00 of the registration fee if notified 5 days before the rescheduled event.

If a Coach/Mentor completes registration for the event then chooses to withdraw or not attend: 

  • No refund will be issued.


Health and Safety Policies

At this time there are no restrictions.  Should this change, the requirements will be posted under this category.  Please check back frequently.

NOTE: All policies are subject to change.

Date: 6-Jan-2024
JL Mann High School
160 Fairforest Way
Greenville, South Carolina 29607
United States

Travel Info

JL Mann High School

160 Fairforest Way

Greenville, SC 29605

Teams should enter through the front of the building.


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