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Northeast La Aerial Drone Competition

Drone Strike

17-Feb-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
Aerial Drone Competition
Event Type
Field Control System
Spots Open
Event Region
Standard Registration Opens
9-Oct-2023 16:36 EDT
Registration Deadline
2-Feb-2024 16:37 EST
Payment Deadline
14-Feb-2024 16:41 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Welcome to our annual Aerial Drone Competition at Riverfield Academy for Mission 2024: Eclipse.

We are ready to host our annual tournament and are looking forward to a fun and eventful day!  All participants and spectators are welcome.

To prepare for the event, be sure to read the game manual, review the inspection form and review the competition logbook and team judging rubrics.  

Check the official Aerial Drone Competiton Official Q & A forum for any rule updates and changes.

Prep for your interviews with the judges. Check the awards tab to see what awards will be given during the tournament. Review the descriptions and criteria for the awards that are being given during the tournament. 

Be sure to label everything that you bring. Here are a few items that you don't want to forget:

  • Goggles/Safety Glasses 
  • Spare parts & tools 
  • Batteries and chargers 
  • Programming cable   
  • Power strip  
  • Laptop computer

**Competition Logbooks will be judged remotely.  The deadline for submission is February 12, 2024 and must be uploaded on 

Banners and other decorations for your team pit area will be allowed. 1 table and 3 chairs will be set up for each team. 

Food options are available in town.  Some concession items will be available at the event.  Plan accordingly.

Spectators are allowed to bring their own seating for the event.  

All approved events and event attendees are required to follow all local, state, federal, or any other government ordinances regarding COVID-19 safety procedures, social distancing, and best hygiene practices. We will continually assess, based on current government guidelines, whether to postpone, cancel, or significantly reduce the number of attendees when necessary


  • This event is located in the South Central Region which includes: Arkansas, 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.

  • 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.

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: Remote Engineering Notebooks

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 17-Feb-2024

Riverfield Academy
115 Riverfield Dr
Rayville, Louisiana 71269
United States

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Agenda - Subject to Change

Doors Open / Team Check In and Inspections Begin


Piloting Skills Matches 

8:15 - 9:30am

Flight Team Meeting


Teamwork Matches Begin


Autonomous Flight Skills Matches Begin



12:00 - 12:30pm

Resume Teamwork Matches and Autonomous Skills Matches       


End Matches (Teamwork and Skills)


Alliance Selection and Finals

3:30- 5:00pm




We are in need of volunteers. Training for Referees and Judges will be provided by virtual webinars one month prior to the event. All teams are expected to have volunteers that can fill spots, if needed. If you are able to volunteer please email [email protected]

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).

Unfortunately, there will be no make-up in case of weather cancellations.

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels the event: We will only cancel if it is a MAJOR weather event or other unexpected event.  We will refund money minus the robotevents fees, after receiving payment from robotevents.

If a Coach/Mentor completes registration for the event then chooses to withdraw or not attend: No Refunds - plan accordingly and only register if you are sure you are coming.