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Kettering University 2024 Aerial Drone Competition Event #1 - HS/MS

27-Jan-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
Aerial Drone Competition
Event Type
Field Control System
Spots Open
Event Region
Max Registrations per Organization
Standard Registration Opens
25-Sep-2023 14:11 EDT
Registration Deadline
19-Jan-2024 14:12 EST
Payment Deadline
19-Jan-2024 14:52 EST

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General Info

North Central Update on 11.3.2023

  • This event is located in the North Central Region which includes:  Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Wisconsin, and South Dakota. 

  • Teams who are from the North Central Region and earn a qualifying award at this event will be invited to the North Central Regional Championship - in Flint Michigan at Kettering University on May 17-19,  2024.

  • The award(s) that qualify for an invitation to the above regional 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 Kettering University Aerial Drones Competition!

Saturday, January 27, 2024

  • Thank you for choosing to join us on Saturday, January 27, 2023, for the Kettering University Aerial Drone Competition Event #1
  • This event is open to in and out-of-state teams!
  • Teams are expected to pay the registration fee at the time of registration. 
  • Follow the Event signage posted on Chevrolet Ave. to park and check in at the Recreation Center.
  • We anticipate the event to conclude by 4:00 PM.

Event Cancellation:

If weather, a local emergency, or other restrictions cause us to cancel or modify the schedule for this event, we will update this event's general information page.


Directions to Kettering University:

1700 University Ave., Flint, MI 48504


We look forward to seeing you!!!

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Eligible Teams:

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 27-Jan-2024

Kettering University Connie and Jim John Recreation Center
1700 University Avenue
Flint, Michigan 48504
United States

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8:00-9:00 AM 

  • Team Check-in 
  • Hangers (pits)Set-up
  • Inspections

8:30-10:00 AM

  • Practice sessions open (sign up after check-in)
  • Skills

10:00 AM -12:00 PM 

  • Opening ceremony
  • Qualification matches 

12:00 - 1:00 PM

  • Lunch break

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM 

  • Qualification matches 

2:15-2:30 PM

  • Alliance Selection

2:30-3:30 PM

  • Elimination matches 

3:30 PM

  • Awards Ceremony


  • Competition Ends

Campus Tours begin at the conclusion of the awards ceremony, with pizza to follow the tour for those participating in the tour only.


All times subject to change


If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Clinton Bolinger ([email protected]).

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Please check the General Information page before traveling to Kettering University for possible notice of a delayed event start time, cancellation, or rescheduling of the event due to inclement weather, local emergency, or other restrictions.

Notice will be posted by 5:00 AM the morning of the event (or sooner if a decision is made).

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels the event: 

Should the Kettering University Aerial Drone Competition Event on January 28, 2024, be canceled, refunds in the amount of $75 will be issued.

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

There will be no refund.


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