Sat, Jun 16 - Sun, Jun 17 2018

Race X,

St. Mary's College of Maryland, St Marys City, Maryland, United States St. Mary's College of Maryland, St Marys City, Maryland, United States

  • About the event

    Rugged Sky Media, in partnership with St. Mary’s County Maryland and the International Drone Racing Association (IDRA), will be hosting the Inaugural Race X Maryland: International FPV Drone Race and Show June 16th & 17th 2018 at the St. Mary’s College of Maryland.

    First Person View (FPV) drone racing is an exciting competitive sport for thrill seekers and technology enthusiasts alike. This year's Race X will feature drone racers from around the country competing in solo FPV drone racing competitions as they defy obstacles and overcome technical challenges in the build/crash/repeat method they are known for around the world.

    This year, Rugged SkyMedia has teamed with Emmy Award Winning Film Producer Skip Fredricks, host of DroneTV/Racing, to introduce Race X Maryland: International FPV Drone Race and Show to a global market. DroneTV/Racing is seen by three quarter of a million viewers.

    Why should you sponsor?

    FPV drone racing is a growing industry that has quickly gained global attention. Major media groups, such as ESPN, have broadcasted drone racing, and networks shows such as DroneTv have emerged, attracting a variety of spectators from varying demographics.

    The two-day event will showcase varrying assets and opportunities located in St. Mary’s County, Maryland related to Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). The event will include:

    • Exciting races by professional drone racers
    • Demonstrations and static displays from local UAS companies
    • Obstacle course designed by local STEM programs for spectators to test their mettle
    • A Kid’s Zone to entertain the little ones along with introducing them to STEM topics.
    • Excellent food by local food vendors
    • Live Music

    Our continued goal is to bring the exciting world of drone racing to spectators of all ages and encourage growth in the sport, while encouraging growth in the sport. This fun and exciting event will draw attention to your product from hundreds of people who attend our two-day event and millions of people who watch the live broadcast.

    Michael Geraghty

    After two extremly successful First Person View (FPV) quad races in 2017, Rugged Sky Media has established itself as an expert in organizing, promoting, and running quad races in the greater Washington D.C. area. 

    Rugged Sky Media is a fully insured, veteran-owned and operated Virginia based company. Rugged Sky Media provides the best in quad racing and demonstration events for spectators of all ages.

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  • 1001-2500 attendees expected

    70% Male Attendees

    30% Female Attendees

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