Drone Racing and Challenges
Dayton FPV and Venture Smarter have come together to host FPV Drone Races on Wednesday, October 25th during the first-ever Midwest IoT Showcase at the Smart Regions Conference. Drone races will take center stage inside BB&T Arena as 35 pilots will compete for a $5,000 prize pool.
Join us in welcoming elite competitors, spectators, enthusiasts, and amateurs as they race among any of the timed-trials taking place throughout the day. By bringing together engaging commentary, simultaneous sound effects, and action soundtracks, host Joe Scully will entertain, educate, and inform everyone in attendance - from first-time spectators to seasoned participants!
8:30 am - Pilot Briefing, Tech Check
9:00 am - Open Qualifying (Tablet System, fly as many times as possible)
3:00 pm - Top-8 Double Elimination Brackets
4:00 pm - Final 4 Triple A (2 best finishes of 3)
4:30 pm - Championship Ceremony
Following two organized practice rounds, races will be broken down into two-minute trials, featuring four pilots per heat, Led's, and 25mW video transmission. Participants are welcome to race as many rounds as desired until 3:00 pm - when the eight qualifying pilots will race it out with a chance to be named the 2017 BB&T Arena Drone Racing Champion.
Additional prizes will be given to top positions that include: Pulse Batteries, Video transmitters, Dal Props, Tiny Whoop bag, Battery Strap, and Discount Coupons for Dayton Drones.