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The Military International Drone Racing Tournament

The inaugural Military International Drone Racing Tournament will be held in Sydney during October 2018.
7 August 2018

Sydney, Australia will be hosting the first ever Military International Drone Racing Tournament (MIDRT) in Sydney during October 18 - 21. Competitors will be racing over an exciting course at the historic Victoria Barracks, Sydney.

The MIDRT List of Events

The Military International Drone Racing Tournament will consist of a number of events as shown below.

Day and Date        Event

Tue / Wed   16 - 17 Oct   

Victoria Barracks is prepared for the MIDRT with the course set up. Welcome Reception for tournament participants.
Thu 18 Oct

Teams move to Victoria Barracks and conduct their briefings. Practice events commence at 1000 and continue until 1600

Fri 19 Oct Qualifier races commence at 1000 and continue until 1600
Sat 20 Oct      

Finals commence 0915 and continue until 1140. Presentations of prizes 1140 until 1200. The UK team is handed the baton as hosts for the 2019 MIDRT.

Sat 20 Oct Cadets Racing Experience from 1230 until 1400
Date TBA Sydney Clubs Racing at Victoria Barracks (Invitation only)
Sat 20 Oct Invictus Games Opening Ceremony 1400 at Olympic Park
Sun 21 Oct Freestyle event at Victoria Barracks 
   

 

 

Drone Racing is an authorised and encouraged sport in the Australian Army. The Military International Drone Racing Tournament (MIDRT) is an approved and sanctioned Australian Army event, in association with Invictus Games 2018.

Drone Racing is a rapidly emerging motorsport made exciting and accessible by the low cost of equipment and the first person 'pilot' view (FPV) of the race action. Drone Racing skills are often self-taught, but these skills are enhanced and refined by selection in the Army Drone Racing Team.

Keep watching for more information on the MIDRT both on this page or via our social media page at www.facebook.com/militaryinternationaldroneracingtournament

To contact the organisers, email: MIDRT.australia [at] defence.gov.au

 

The MIDRT could only be possible with the support of the following organisations:

 

 

 

 

Last updated
7 October 2018
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