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The M in DMV Aerial Drone Competition

Post Season Tournament

6-Apr-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
Aerial Drone Competition
Event Type
Field Control System
Spots Open
Event Region
Standard Registration Opens
9-Feb-2024 12:00 EST
Registration Deadline
29-Mar-2024 12:00 EDT
Payment Deadline
25-Mar-2024 12:00 EDT
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

This event is hosted by STEM Center of Excellence, Inc. to support the new Aerial Drone Competition teams in Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia (DMV) areas.  

This is not a qualifying tournament. The 2024 Eclipse season ended on March 17th but post season scrimmages and workshops are still be held to allow new and experienced teams opportunities to compete in a learning environment to prepare for the next competition season. 

If there are any changes that end up impacting your team to the point where you cannot or are not willing to participate, we will refund your entry fee minus any fees we are obligated to pay RECF.
For those that register, we will be in touch with more information prior to the event.

Teams are urged to upload the Participant Release Form for each student.  The form can be found in the Documents folder to the left. Event Partners (us) must check that these forms are uploaded.  

**Teams are reminded that their robot must be inspected prior to participation in matches flights or skills. Please see the inspection form at the Documents link to the left.  You should plan your arrival time to allow time to set up your Pit Area, Check-in, and get successfully inspected.

Please contact Eric Davis, [email protected], with any questions or concerns.

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 6-Apr-2024

Mergenthaler High School
3500 Hillen Road
Baltimore, Maryland 21218
United States

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9:00 am               Doors Open /Team Check In and Inspections Begin              
9:15 - 11:30am      Piloting Skills Matches Begin
11:30am                Flight Team Meeting
12:00 pm              Teamwork Matches Begin
12:00 pm              Autonomous Flight Skills Matches Begin
2:00 - 2:30pm  Lunch
2:30pm              Resume Teamwork and Autonomous Skills Matches
4:30pm                End Matches (Teamwork and Skills)
4:30 - 6:00pm      Alliance Selection and Finals
6:00pm                Awards


Volunteers are welcome at

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the event of bad weather we will attempt to modify the event to fit within this weekend.  

If the event is rescheduled we will issue refunds to teams who cannot attend the alternate date minus the $5 fee should RECF charge us.

In the event of a complete cancellation we will refund teams minus the $5 fee that RECF charges us.

Refund and Payment Policies

Refunds will be issued up to March April 1, 2024. Any teams cancelling beyond this date or not showing for the event will not receive a refund.