The Aerial Drone Competition offers an exciting educational drone sporting event that focuses on hands-on, student-centered learning.
Teams learn about drones, flight principles, programming, documentation and communication skills while expanding their understanding and building interest for Drone-related workforce and career opportunities.
RADC DownDraft2 is played on a 28’x28’ field. Two (2) Alliances - one (1) “red” and one (1) “blue” - composed of two (2) Teams each, compete in 3-minute matches. The object of the game is to attain a higher score than the opposing alliance by scoring small and large balls in corner and floor goals and landing drones in the landing zone at the end of the match.
Teams also compete in the Programming Skills Challenge where one drone takes to the sky to score as many points as possible through programming.