Take Flight!

The Educational Service Center (ESC) of Lake Erie West Drone Racing League is open to students in grades 7-12 in areas served by the ESC of Lake Erie West.  Teams are facilitated through the Challenger Learning Center of Lake Erie West.  Teams consist of four students: pilot, spotter, and two repair technicians.  Students are encouraged to apply for the racing league individually or with other students to create a team.  Teams will build a tiny whoop FPV (first person viewing) drone and race the drone through a course and navigate obstacles.  Teams will fly the drone using a controller and navigate using FPV goggles to see what the drone camera sees.  Racing teams will compete in a series of races throughout the year for various trophies or prizes.  Races will be hosted at the Penta Career Center or the Challenger Learning Center of Lake Erie West. 
 
For students who wish to race but do not have a team at their school, they may join the Challenger Learning Center team!  Complete the form below to apply to the Drone Racing League as part of the Challenger Learning Center team!
 
Race Dates:
Follow the link below each day to register.  Payment instructions can be found to the right.
 
Races start promptly at 8:00am.  Race teams are encouraged to arrive by 7:00am to test drones and ensure the drones are ready to fly at 8:00am.
 
November 2, 2019
8:00am-12:00pm    
Challenger Learning Center of Lake Erie West
NWO Scrimmage Meet
 
December 7, 2019
8:00am-12:00pm            
Challenger Learning Center of Lake Erie West
Space Race
Registration not yet open.
 
January 18, 2020
8:00am-12:00pm
Challenger Learning Center of Lake Erie West
Drone Race
Registration not yet open. 
 
February 1, 2020
8:00am-12:00pm           
Penta Career Center
Penta Career Center Race 
Registration not yet open. 
 
March 7, 2020 
8:00am-12:00pm                
Penta Career Center
ESC of Lake Erie West Championship
Registration not yet open.
Complete this application if there is no drone racing team at your school or your school's team is full. Click here to be directed to the Challenger Learning Center racing team application!

Fees

Racing Fees are $10/per student per race.
 
 
Payment can also be made by check and can be mailed to:
Challenger Learning Center of Lake Erie West
Attn: Drone Racing League
4955 Seaman Road
Oregon, Ohio 43616 
 
When mailing payment, include the names of students and team name.  Please also indicate what the payment is for.
 
Payment may also be made the day of the race. 
 
 
Questions can be directed to Tyler O'Brien at 419-725-5926
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