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Mescalero Apache 2nd Annual Aerial Drone Competition Tournament Oct. 2023

28-Oct-2023 Add to Calendar
Event Code
Aerial Drone Competition
Event Type
Field Control System
Spots Open
Event Region
New Mexico
Max Registrations per Organization
Standard Registration Opens
20-Jun-2023 20:14 EDT
Registration Deadline
20-Oct-2023 20:15 EDT
Payment Deadline
20-Oct-2023 20:18 EDT
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

South Central: Update on 11.3.2023

  • This event is located in the South Central Region which includes: Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. 

  • Teams who are from the South Central Region and earn a qualifying award at this event will be invited to the South Central Regional Championship - Location and Date TBA.

  • 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.


Mescalero Apache School 2nd Annual ADC Qualfying Event will be held in the school gym.  Snack Bar/Food Truck will be available onsite. There will also be a hospitality room for volunteers and coaches with snacks and lunch provided.

  • Doors open at 7:30am.
  • Please bring all of your own power strips/extension cords, tools, parts, etc.
  • Teams should upload a copy of their Competition Logbook at least one week before the event. 
  • See Agenda for More Details (Remember this is a tentative schedule and may be adjusted as needed)
  • We need and welcome volunteers.  To volunteer, please email Myra Mendez at [email protected].

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 28-Oct-2023

Mescalero Apache School
249 White Mountain Dr., N/A
Mescalero, New Mexico 88340
United States

Contact Information

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Schedule (Subject to Change) 

Note:  The Schedule will be updated in October 2023.

7:30 AM Doors Open, Team Check-In/Inspections Begin

8:00 AM Pilots Meeting

8:15 AM Match Schedule Created (teams not checked in by this time will not be included in the Match schedule for the day)

8:15 AM Autonomous Flight Skills/Piloting Skills and Judging Begin

10:00 AM Qualification Matches Begin

12:00 PM Lunch Break

1:00 PM Resume Qualification Matches and Skills Matches

2:30 PM Qualification Matches End

2:45 AM Alliance Selection

3:00 PM Elimination Matches

4:15 PM Finals and Awards


Volunteers needed and welcomed!  Volunteer Training with lunch provided will be on Sept. 9 and Sept. 16 at 10am MST at Mescalero Apache School.  If interested in volunteering, please email Myra Mendez at [email protected]

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Event held indoors. 

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels the event:

  • Refunds will be sent minus $5.00 processing fee

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

  • No refunds will be given.

Health and Safety Policies

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.