Brushed Micro Drone Racing

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Brushed Micro Drone Racing


25mw Power Output ONLY on Video Transmitter.

Frame: 65mm
Motors: Brushed
Props: 31mm
Battery: 1s


Event Times:

 

The qualifying rounds will take place Thursday June 27th from 1:00 PM EST to 5:00 PM EST (start time is subject to change) and Friday June 28th 2019 from 9:00 AM EST to 5:00 PM EST.

The semi-final will take place on Saturday June 29th 2019 from 9:00 AM EST to 5:00 PM EST.

The finals will take place on Sunday June 30th 2019 from 9:00 AM EST to 5:00 PM EST.

 

Race Format for Selecting Winners

 

  • Qualifying rounds consist of the (3) fastest consecutive laps
  • Pilots are selected using the table system and if their respective frequency is open, they qualify to fly
  • Only one of their quads will be allowed on the line at one time 
  • Semi-final round will include the top 50 pilots if there are 100 or less pilots in total; it will include the top 64 pilots if there are above 100 pilots in total
  • Participants may fly any drone from 1 inch to 8 inches of the propeller diameter, which is limited to propeller-driven drones
  • The Final Round will include the top 24 pilots on a double elimination bracket ending with the “The Iron Man” Rule: If any one pilot wins all of their races, they are considered “The Iron Man” and only need to win 1 race in the Final Rounds to determine “The Golden Round”
  • Spotters You will be spotting for the heat prior to your flying heat. Please bring your drone with you with a fully charged battery ready to fly to the pilot staging area, once the heat you are spotting for lands you should be prepared to fly. Duties include:
    • Counting laps with fingers
    • Judging
    • Verifying pilot results
    • Keeping visual contact at all times of their assigned pilot
    • Emergency control of assigned pilot
    • Notifying Race Director of an unsafe situation

    Race Rules

     

    Qualifying Rounds

     

    • All gates and flags must be flown as indicated by the course map
    • A pilot flying out of bounds will be scored with a DNF (Did Not Fly)
    • All pilots are responsible for spotting the heat before their heat
    • Pilots not ready to race after the 2-minute timer will be disqualified for that race at the Race Director’s discretion
    • Pilots who false start will incur a 15-second penalty added to their fastest lap for that race (penalty is enforced after a warning)
    • If an aircraft fails to launch the pilot is out of the race
    • If a pilot loses video due to someone “plugging in on them”1, DVR (Digital Video Recording) footage will be reviewed and a rerun will be called at the Race Director’s discretion
    • Collapsed obstacles (gate, flag, etc.), fire on the track, people on the track, or any other unsafe condition will result in a restart at the Race Director’s discretion

     

    Semi-Final Rounds

     

      • All Qualifying Round rules apply in addition to the below
      • If 2 or more aircraft don’t make it through the start gate, a restart will be called
      • Falling off a launch pad will be considered a false start
      • All false starts will result in a restart of that race
      • Pilots will be placed in a double elimination bracket
      • 6 remaining pilots will move on to Final Rounds
      • “The Iron Man” Rule:
        If any one pilot wins all of their races, they are considered “The Iron Man” and only need to win (1) race in the Final Rounds to determine “The Golden Round” 2

     

     

    Final Rounds

     

    • All Qualifying Round rules apply in addition to the below
    • If 2 or more aircraft don’t make it through the start gate a restart will be called
    • Falling off a launch pad will be considered a false start
    • All false starts will result in a restart of that race
    • The Golden Round:
      • First pilot to win (2) races is awarded 1st place and those after will be awarded 2nd through 6th place in the order in which they have finished
    • Tie Breaker Round:
      • If (2) or more pilots contest a finishing place the Race Director will defer to the timing system
      • If the timing system confirms a tie within +/- 0.001 seconds (rounded up) a 3-lap heads up tie breaker round will be conducted in order to determine the place that was tied

 

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