Canadian Drone Academy Presents The Vancouver Drone Expo
Aug 19

Canadian Drone Academy Presents The Vancouver Drone Expo

Canadian Drone Academy Presents The FPV CANADA VANCOUVER DRONE EXPO - AUG 19th, 2017 Pilots entry 60$...


Canadian Drone Academy Presents The FPV CANADA VANCOUVER DRONE EXPO - AUG 19th, 2017 Pilots...

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  • Canadian Drone Academy Presents The 2017 Vancouver Drone Expo in collaboration with FPV Canada

    Canada's largest drone racing league, FPV Canada  is joining forces with the CFDR and IDRA 2017 Challengers Cup, to hold a double qualifying drone race for Western Canada.

    The Canadian Drone National Qualifiers & IDRA Challengers Cup Western Canadian Competitions presented by Canadian Drone Academy and in collaboration with FPV Vancouver  & West Coast Drone Racing League will take place at the Burnaby Sports Complex. Set against the natural beauty of the Rocky Mountain ranges, the location will feature a Beer Garden and food trucks and an AirBlade Micro-drone test arena for attendees.

    The Canadian Drone Academy (CDA) will be featured as the title sponsor for the Vancouver Drone Expo on August 19th. In addition to competition, the curious, drone hobbyists and racing pros alike are invited to partake in the family friendly and educational events offered by the Canadian Drone Academy. “The Canadian Drone Academy was created to easily get people into drone racing and the hobby,” says Nick Iversen, founder of the Canadian Drone Academy, “we are very happy to support the Vancouver drone expo by bringing educational content and experiences to this great event, allowing people to try it out first hand.” This year’s west coast expo comes with the launch of the Vancouver Drone Academy chapter that will be managed by the FPV Vancouver team led by Ronald and April Meza the amazing husband and wife.

    Canadian Drone Academy Education & experiential Booth

    The Canadian Drone Academy pop-up booth wil be fun for all. We will be handing out academy stickers, shirts, and other swag to celebrate the new chapter. Attendees are invited to fly micro-drones (ages 10 & up) and experience a world of aerial adventure with FPV micro-drone rides. Committed to education, CDA will host an information booth and run a small micro drone race to showcase what potential students can learn from their building drones 101 class.

    Canadian Qualifier events

    The Qualifiers will bring the best drone racers from the west coast and based on the points they accumulate over the 2017 season, the top 32 pilots will compete head to head at the Canadian Drone National Finals ( in our nation’s capital, Ottawa on October 13th and 14th.

    The Canadian Federation for Drone Racing (CFDR) and the International Drone Racing Association (IDRA) have partnered together to feature the 2017 IDRA Challengers Cup Western Canada Competitions. where pilots will have the opportunity to compete world-wide.

    About FPV Canada

    We are Canada’s largest, multi-group drone racing league with locations in most major cities in Canada. Our efforts of working closely with local municipalities, Universities and other educational institutions has helped promote an understanding of the benefits of drone technology. FPV Canada was started by Matthew Zoern and now consists of nine chapters across Canada, FPV Vancouver; FPV Halifax; FPV Ottawa; FPV Montreal; FPV Toronto & FPV GTA North; FPV Windsor; FPV Quebec; FPV Sherbrooke. Zoern was the Director of the 2016 Montreal Drone Expo and the now the 2nd Annual Canadian Drone Nationals (CDN2017) where over 1,000 attendees will have the opportunity to experience FPV Racing first hand.

    About the CFDR

    The Canadian Federation for Drone Racing (CFDR) is an officially recognized governing body, safety influence and national voice for organized multi-rotor, commercial and recreational FPV activities in Canada. The CFDR provides the official rules, safety standards, education and certification for multi-rotor racing, recreational and commercial activities, in addition to enforcing the regulations as set forth by Transport Canada. The CFDR fully supports the education, development and promotion of multi-rotor FPV racing as a recognized sport, commercial and recreational activity.

    About the IDRA Challengers Cup

    The Challengers Cup is a semi-professional series of the International Drone Racing Association (IDRA). By sanctioning, supporting, and compiling races around the world into a collective series, IDRA focuses on growing smaller race organizers and the drone community. Most importantly, the Challengers Cup establishes a clear ladder to become a professional pilot in the IDRA Drone Racing Series. The Challengers Cup will, via human endeavor, determine the future "challengers" to the pro-series.

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  • Category
    Canadian Drone Nationals 2017 Events
  • Date & Time
    Aug 19 2017 at 10:00 AM - Aug 19 2017 at 10:15 PM
  • Location & full address
    3677 Kensington Ave, Burnaby, BC V5B 4Z6
  • Event Admins
    Matthew Zoern