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Ewa Makai Flyby: Aerial Drone Competition

3-Dec-2023 Add to Calendar
Event Code
Aerial Drone Competition
Event Type
Field Control System
Spots Open
Event Region
Max Registrations per Organization
Standard Registration Opens
16-Oct-2023 11:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
30-Nov-2023 23:01 EST
Payment Deadline
30-Nov-2023 22:00 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info


West Update on 11.3.2023

  • This event is located in the West Region which includes:  Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. 

  • Teams who are from the West Region and earn a qualifying award at this event will be invited to the West Regional Championship - in Salt Lake City, Utah at the Legacy Event Coliseum on May 31-June 1, 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.


Tournament will start at 8am and end at 4pm. 

Safety glasses will be required. 

Competition Logbooks need to be turned in at check in if teams want them to be considered for judging. 


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 3-Dec-2023

Ewa Makai Middle School
91-6291 Kapolei Parkway
Ewa Beach, Hawaii 96706
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda - Subject to Change 

Doors Open/ Teams Check In and Inspections Begin                  


Piloting Skills Matches Begin

8:15 - 9:30am

Flight Team Meeting


Teamwork Matches Begin


Autonomous Flight Skills Begin



12:00 - 12:30pm

Resume Teamwork and Autonomous Skills Matches


End Matches (Teamwork and Skills)


Alliance and Final Matches

2:00 - 3:00pm




We are in great need of volunteers. Please contact Jessica Young by email at [email protected].

Training for judges and referees will be provided by online webinars.

Each team is requested to provide one volunteer. 

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the unfortunate event of BAD weather, we will follow all safety guidelines sent out. 

  • The tournament will be rescheduled. 
  • If a team can not make the new date, tournament fees will be refunded minus any fees charged by RobotEvents.

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels the event: 

  • Teams will be refunded their fees minus any fees charge by RobotEvents.

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

  • They will surrender 50% of the fee paid.