Drone Nationals! We are heading to New York City

Drone Nationals is happening this weekend and we couldn’t be more excited to be covering it on ESPN. You can watch the event LIVE on ESPN

Along with other drone broadcasters, such as the Roswell Flight Test Crew, AirVuz, and Flite Test, we will be bringing you all the action. There will also be some very special guests!

Taking place August 5-7 from the awesome location of New York’s Governor’s Island, Drone Nationals is the official US qualifier event for the World Drone Racing Championships in Hawaii. The 2016 Drone Worlds is six days of world-class racing, in an exotic, tropical landscape.

150 pilots have competed to win the right to race, and they will compete in individual and team drone races, freestyle, and wing racing.

You will see the likes of Rotor Riot – whose Chad “Final Glide AUS” Nowak dominated the 2015 championship, taking first place in drone racing, freestyle and in the team event –compete. It’s going to be a great event and we can’t wait to help you get to know the pilots.


Cody “CodeRed” Matson


Shaun “Nytfury” Taylor

Friday August 5th is a pre race day, where pilots will get to know the course. This will ensure that everyone is ready to race at their absolute best in Saturday’s qualifiers Sunday’s finals. If you want to attend in person we would love to see you there so get your tickets now.

Sanctioned by the Drone Sports Association, the Academy of Model Aeronautics, the Drone Pilots Federation, and Rotor Sports, Drone Nationals is not to to be missed and we are very excited to bring it to you.

Drone racing has progressed so much in the last eighteen months, and it is now expanding beyond the racing community. It is going to be a real treat to introduce new people to this thrilling sport.

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