Drone Racing League DRL Announces Biosphere 2 Event

Drone Racing League DRL Announces Biosphere 2 Event

Drone Racing League DRL Announces Biosphere 2 Event

The Drone Racing League (DRL), the world’s premier drone racing santioning body, has announced it will stage the third race of the 2018 DRL Allianz World Championship Season at the unique venue of Biosphere 2 in Oracle, Arizona.
The event will be held on Saturday, March 24, 2018.
This race will also be recorded for broadcast on ESPN and other networks in more than 75 countries.
The drone racing event will be broadcast in the fall.
According to the Biosphere website, this special race (part of drone racing as seen on ESPN), will feature the Biosphere 2 theatrically lit at night, with thousands of LED and colored lights enhancing the structure in a way never seen before. Twelve elite FPV (First Person View) pilots will fly custom-built DRL drones in excess of 90 miles per hour through a complex, three-dimensional racecourse inside Biosphere 2, battling it out for first place and the chance to compete in the DRL season finale in Saudi Arabia!

Drone Racing League Biosphere 2 Event
Drone Racing League DRL

According to the press release more than 55 million drone racing fans from around the world watched the DRL ‘s 2016 and 2017 drone racing seasons.
There are also other activities and demostrations scheduled such as hands-on experiences with drones, get the chance to study the science behind autonomous vehicles, see demonstrations of remotely operated vehicles and learn more about robotics and drones and the ways they support earth science.
Visit the Biosphere website for more information.

Here is the schedule of events and contact information for the Drone Racing League DRL Announces Biosphere 2 Event.
Drone Racing League DRL Announces Biosphere 2 Event

Drone Racing League DRL Announces Biosphere 2 Event
Activities and times subject to change.

Biosphere 2 Tours
9am–4pm Biosphere 2 Tours
10am–3pm History Tours on the Hour
11am–4pm Family Tour Passport

Drones and Exhibitors
11am–4pm Drone Racing League Simulator – Lower Habitat
11am–4pm Avirtek & UA Autonomic Computing Lab (ACL) – Smart House/Smart Car Test Beds Cyberattack Demonstration – Lower Habitat
11am–4pm Steele Robotics – Autonomous Golf Ball Picking Robot Demonstration – Event Lawn
11am–4pm Arizona Department of Public Safety – DPS Drone and ROV Demonstration – Event Lawn
11am–4pm Arizona Project WET – Remotely Operated Underwater Vehicle (ROV) Demonstration – Rainforest Patio
11am–4pm UA Libraries iSpace – Virtual Art Room, Virtual Reality and 3D Scanning Demonstration – Upper Habitat
11am–4pm UA Department of Systems and Industrial Engineering – Dynamic Data Driven Adaptive Multi-scale Simulation Border Surveillance Demonstration – Sahara Room
11am–3pm Barrow Neurological Institute – Ekso Bionics Exoskeleton, Myomo Arm Exoskeleton and Rapael Smart Glove Demonstration – Sahara Room
11am–2pm Arizona Geological Survey – Drone Display and Mineral Showcase – Upper Habitat
1pm–4pm Yuma Center of Excellence for Desert Agriculture – Drone Display and Virtual Flight Simulator – Lower Habitat

10am-4pm Food for Purchase – Biosphere 2 Cafe
11am-10pm Food for Purchase by Nonna Maria’s – Event Lawn

Drone Racing League (DRL)
4pm–5pm DRL Drone Flight Demonstration – Event Lawn
6pm–12am Drone Racing – Event Lawn

Ticket Prices:
All Day
Adult: $20
Senior: $18
Educators: $10
K-12 Students : $5*
College Students: $5*

Race Only
Adult: $12
Senior: $12
Educators: $8
K-12 Students : $5*
College Students: $5*

*Valid school ID required

University of Arizona Biosphere 2
32540 S. Biosphere Road, Oracle, AZ 85623
Phone: 520-621-4800

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