The montreal drone expo will the held on Saturday June 25th 2016.
The build and fly your own drone course will be held from april 9th to june 12th and this event will be the culmination of finishing the program for the students. They will be racing their drones that they have built over the 10 week course.
The Montreal Drone Expo will be held at the molson stadium located at 475 Avenue des Pins, Montréal, QC H2W 1S4 you can click here to see the map
A big part of the expo will be showcasing the new sport of drone racing that has taken the world by storm. We will be holding 6 categories of races: drone building students, inter-universtity, open beginners open advanced and IDRA north american cup qualifier. There we will be a total of 64 pilots invited to particiapate to have to the chance to win lots of great prizes.
Drones are very new to people and we want to educate people on everything from the technologies to safety. We will have a few speakers in the drone field who will be giving talks on the subject. We will post the list of speakers once we have finalized the list.
Have you ever wanted to try and fly a drone? Well we will be giving you the chance to take a short lesson and then take the controls to see how you do at flying a drone. From smaller drones to racing drones to aeriel photography we will a variety for everyone.
We want to make this expo fun for everyone and we have teamed up with some amazing sponsors that have given us some great prizes to give away. You will be able to buy raffle tickets and participate in competition to win all sorts of great prizes for all ages.
We want to make the Montreal drone expo fun for families so we decided to setup a kid zone for children 7 to 12. We have teamed up with Teeny Drones to create a fun area for kids to learn the basics about how they work, safety and flying drones. Teeny drones will provide easy to fly safe and fun little drone that the kids can have fun and get introduced to the hobby.
Have you ever imagined what it feels like to fly like a bird and see what they see. Drones give you a first person view of what its like to fly like a bird in real time through video goggles. We will give you the chance to experience what drone pilots see when they race.