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MARCHE DRONE-WEEK

22nd – 23rd – 24th November 2019

After the success obtained in the first edition, this year the Marche Drone-Week will be co-organized again by the Department of Information Engineering of Università Politecnica delle Marche, the Modellistic Group WACO of the Rome Aero Club, the CUS (University Sports Center) of Ancona, and the Drone Racing Fano.

The event has the ambition to engage, also through sports, youth in modern robotics. On Friday, 22nd November, secondary school students will have the possibility to visit the robotics labs of Università Politecnica delle Marche and to participate in a workshop on science outreach together with Engineering students. Furthermore, on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th November, technology will become reality thanks to a Drone Racing competition.

TENTATIVE PROGRAM

  • Engineering Faculty – Via Brecce Bianche, Ancona
    Friday 22nd NOVEMBER, from 9.00 to 13.00
    • Welcome speech in the main Lecture Hall (Aula Magna di Ateneo)
    • Scientific Workshop: flying and navigating with radio controlled systems;
    • Visit to the Engineering Faculty.
  • UNIVPM Sports Facilities – Strada della Grotta, 19 A, Posatora di Ancona
    SPORTS PROMOTION:
    • SATURDAY 23rd NOVEMBER:
      From 13:00 to 14:00: Free trials F9U
      From 14:00 to 18:30: Qualification rounds F9U
      From 18:30 to 19:00: Dinner
      From 19:00 to 22:00: TINY-WHOOP competition
    • SUNDAY 24th NOVEMBER:
      From 9:00 to 11:00: quarter-finals
      From 11:00 to 12:30: semifinals
      From 12:30 to 13:00: lunch
      From 13:00 to 15:30: final
      15:30: Award cerimony and closing

Registrations for pilots who want to participate in the competition will open at the end of October on www.fpvdroneracing.it. For further info, please write at: droneracingfano@gmail.com.