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AERO Aerial Drone Competition Challenge

Date
11-Nov-2023 Add to Calendar
Event Code
RE-ADC-23-2629
Program
Aerial Drone Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Field Control System
N/A
Capacity
24
Spots Open
12
Event Region
Alabama
Standard Registration Opens
7-Aug-2023 23:05 EDT
Registration Deadline
7-Nov-2023 23:06 EST
Payment Deadline
3-Nov-2023 23:46 EDT
Price
$65.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

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.

 

We are excited to be hosting the 4th Annual AERO Challenge at Arab Junior High School in Arab, AL.  If you have any questions, feel free to contact me at [email protected]. More information will be posted here closer to the event date.


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 11-Nov-2023

Venue/Location:
Arab Junior High School
911 Old Cullman Road Southwest
Arab, Alabama 35016
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

Agenda  (Subject to Change) 

8:00 am                   Pit Opens/Team Check- In and Inspections Begin

8:15 am - 9:30am   Piloting Skills Matches

9:30am                    Welcome and Flight Team Meeting 

10:00am                  Qualification Matches Begin

10:00am                   Autonomous Flight Skills Matches Begin 

12:00-12:30pm        Lunch Break 

12:30pm                 Qualification Matches Resume

12:30pm                 Autonomous Flight Skills Matches Begin 

2:30pm                    End Qualification and Autonomous Matches

2:30pm                    Alliance Selection and Finals 

4:00 pm                  Awards and Closing Ceremony

Volunteer

If you are interested in volunteering (scorekeeper, field reset, etc), please email [email protected]. Volunteer Training webinars and materials will be available for Referees and Judges. 

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the event of bad weather, we will evaluate the event and ensure travel and the event itself is safe for participants. Furthermore, ACS safety plans will be followed accordingly in the event of an emergency or severe weather.

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels the event: 

Refund will be given minus any fees charged by the REC Foundation. 

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

No Refund will be given.