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2024 West Aerial Drone Championship Viper

at Legacy Event Center in Farmington, Utah

Date
31-May-2024 - 1-Jun-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
RE-ADC-23-4313
Program
Aerial Drone Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Field Control System
N/A
Capacity
48
Spots Open
0
Event Region
Utah
Standard Registration Opens
1-Dec-2023 09:14 EST
Registration Deadline
17-May-2024 11:59 EDT
Payment Deadline
17-May-2024 12:00 EDT
Price
$300.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Welcome to the 2024 West Aerial Drone Competition Championship

This event will recongize teams from Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming

We are excited to have you. Please check our page frequently for updates to the schedule, we will be adding more details, agendas and travel arrangments soon.

Please read below for the steps in getting your team setup to compete. All teams not paid in full will not be allowed to participate.

  • Teams that register for an Aerial Drone Championship on or before February 29, 2024, will have four weeks to register and pay by credit card, check or PO for the Championship event. 

  • Teams that register on or after March 1, 2024, will have two weeks to register and pay by credit card, check or PO for the Championship event.

  • Teams that do not pay by the above deadlines may be moved to the waiting list of the event at the event partner’s discretion.

Mandatory: All participants must have a Participant Release Form on file. It is the responsibility of the Team’s Primary Contact to make sure this occurs. A link to the instructions on how to submit a Participant Release Form is found here.

Competition Logbook: A digital Competition Logbook (or scanned copy of a written notebook) must be submitted digitally for evaluation via a link found within the "My Account" panel of the team contact on RobotEvents by 5:00 pm on Friday, May 17, 2024 if you want it considered for judging. For detailed competition logbook submission instructions, please see this page.  The notebook is only shared with event staff, including the Event Partner, Judge Advisor, and Judges, and may include the REC Foundation Support Team. Details on this process are given in the Judge Guide Addendum.

Inspection: Inspection will occur at the beginning of the tournament. Please be prepared and ensure that your drone will pass inspection BEFORE the competition by reviewing the Inspection Checklist.

Deadlines: Please pay close attention to the timeline and check back often for any changes.

  • May 17th - Digital Competition Logbooks Due

Interviews: Registered teams will be interviewed in person at the event.


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: Remote Engineering Notebooks

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 31-May-2024 - 1-Jun-2024

Venue/Location:
Legacy Events Center
151 South 1100 West
Farmington, Utah 84025
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

Friday, May 17

5:00 pm: Deadline to submit Competition Logbooks for review via RobotEvents.

8:00 pm: Dealine to submit shirt order form (https://forms.office.com/r/0B6zjx6Kxt)

 

Friday, May 31

7:00 am: Pit Area open

8:00 am: Competition building opens/Inspection begins

8:30 am: Piloting Skills fields open (must pass inspection first)

10:00 am: Piloting Skills fields close

10:00 am: Opening Ceremony/Pilot Meeting

10:50 am - 12:00 pm: Qualification matches & Autonomous Skills fields open

12:00 pm -1:00 pm: Lunch break

1:00 pm - 6:00 pm: Qualification matches & Autonomous Skills fields open

6:30 pm: Venue closes

 

Saturday, June 1:

7:00 am: Pit Area open

7:45 am: Competition Building opens

8:15 am - 12:00 pm: Qualification matches & Autonomous skills fields open

12:00 pm: Autonomous Skills fields close

12:00 -1:00 pm: Lunch break

1:00 pm - 1:45 pm: Alliance Selection

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm: Elimination matches

3:30 pm: Closing Ceremony and Awards

4:30 pm: Building closes

Note: This agenda is tentative and subject to change.

Volunteer

If you would like to volunteer for this event, please contact Jennifer Davis at [email protected].

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

If weather, a local emergency, or enhanced coronavirus restrictions cause us to cancel or modify the schedule for this event, all teams will be notified via email.

Refund and Payment Policies

Due to the financial commitment on the part of the event partner, no refunds will be possible. Thank you for your understanding.

Health and Safety Policies

All events and event attendees are required to follow all local, state, federal, or any other government ordinances regarding 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.

Date: 31-May-2024 - 1-Jun-2024
Legacy Events Center
151 South 1100 West
Farmington, Utah 84025
United States

Travel Info

Hotel Group Rates

We are pleased to offer discounted rates at the following area hotels:

Hampton Inn and Suites

332 W Park Lane

Farmington, UT 84025

801-451-7999

Double Queen Room available May 30-June 2 for $189/night. Click here to book. This hotel is approximately 2 miles from the venue. 

  • free hot breakfast
  • free parking
  • free wifi
  • indoor pool
  • fridge/microwave in room

Hyatt Place Farmington/Station Park

222 North Union Ave. 

Farmington, UT 84025

801-683-4444

Standard King room available May 30-June 2 for $289/night

Double Queen available May 30-June 2 for $299/night

This hotel is within a 15 minute walk to the venue. Click here to book. Enter the code G-RADC as the group code. 

  • free wifi
  • complimentary elevated breakfast experience
  • 24/7 Hyatt Lobby Restaurant
  • indoor pool and hot tub
  • mini-ridge in room

If you have a travel trailer or RV, consider staying at the Lagoon Amusement Park Campground: https://www.lagoonpark.com/park-info/camping/

Transportation Options

Public transportation is available from the Salt Lake International Airport to Farmington Station via TRAX and Frontrunner train services. Frontrunner does not run on Sunday. 

A UTA shuttle runs from the Hampton Inn to Legacy Events Center. You can find shuttle information here. UTA buses may be able to be used from hotels in different cities to get to Farmington Station. 

Webcast

This event will be broadcast on Twitch at https://twitch.tv/wvrobot. Participation in this event signifies your understanding that your matches may be aired publically for others to view remotely.

Judging Format

In Person Team Interviews
Team interviews will be conducted in-person at the event in the pit area in the morning during the skills competition.

Competition Logbook Submissions
Competition Logbook: A digital Competition Logbook (or scanned copy of a written notebook) must be submitted digitally for evaluation via a link found within the "My Account" panel of the team contact on RobotEvents by 5:00 pm on Friday, May 17, 2024 if you want it considered for judging. The notebook is only shared with event staff, including the Event Partner, Judge Advisor, and Judges, and may include the REC Foundation Support Team. Details on this process are given in the Judge Guide Addendum.

For detailed logbook submission instructions, please see this page.

Competition Logbook

Competition Logbook: A digital Competition Logbook (or scanned copy of a written notebook) must be submitted digitally for evaluation via a link found within the "My Account" panel of the team contact on RobotEvents by 5:00 pm on Friday, May 17, 2024 if you want it considered for judging. The notebook is only shared with event staff, including the Event Partner, Judge Advisor, and Judges, and may include the REC Foundation Support Team. Details on this process are given in the Judge Guide Addendum.

For detailed logbook submission instructions, please see this page.

Waitlist

11 teams are on the waitlist for this event.

Please login to add or remove teams from the waiting list.