The first annual Empire Drone Expo & Racing Competition is a free weekend-long event featuring a wide variety of family-friendly drone-related activities open to the community including:

  • New York State’s largest micro drone race
  • Commercial drone pilot training classes
  • NYS Drone Film Festival
  • Exposition showcasing local businesses in the growing commercial UAS industry
  • STEM education programs
  • And much more!

In addition to watching exciting MutliGP drone races, Empire Drone Expo attendees are invited to bring their own drone to fly through the obstacle course, learn how to fly a drone, take Part 107 commercial drone pilot certification classes, connect with local organizations in the industry and much, much more!

The Expo will have a special emphasis on STEM educational programs--offering hands-on workshops, seminars and lectures for young and old alike.

Please visit for a full-detailed schedule.