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RACEX International FPV Drone Race & Show
June 16 @ 8:00 am - June 17 @ 5:00 pm
Rugged Sky, in partnership with St. Mary’s County Department of Economic Development and the International Drone Racing Association (IDRA), will be hosting the Race X Maryland: International FPV Drone Race and Show on June 16th & 17th 2018 at the St. Mary’s College of Maryland. First Person View (FPV) drone racing is an exciting competitive sport for thrill seekers and technology enthusiasts alike. This year’s Race X will feature drone racers from around the country competing in a Solo FPV drone racing competitions as they defy obstacles and overcome technical challenges in the build/crash/repeat method they are known for.
This year, Rugged Sky has teamed with Emmy Award Winning Film Producer Skip Fredricks, host of DroneTV/Racing, introducing this race to a global market. DroneTV/Racing is seen by three quarter of a million viewers. FPV drone racing is a growing industry that in last few years, has produced global attention on the internet and sparked social media with excitement. Major media groups such as ESPN has broadcasted drone racing, and networks shows such as DroneTv have emerged, attracting a variety of spectators from varying demographics.
The event will include demonstrations and displays from local UAS companies and partners, as well as STEM activities and demonstrations by a variety of student groups from St. Mary’s County. There will also be an opportunity for the public to test their flying skills on an enclosed obstacle course.
Main event sponsorship by Ausley Associates. Additional sponsorships opportunities are available to community partners wishing to be part of this inaugural event in St. Mary’s County.
For more information and a complete sponsorship package, please contact Adam Mawyer at 301-475-4200, ext *1401.