The FPV Vancouver drone expo kicks off on August 19th 2017 August 07, 2017 08:04

Coastline Robotics will be an official sponsor of the The 2017 Vancouver Drone Expo in collaboration with FPV Canada

FPV vancouver drone expo

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.

We will have some amazing expositors like the Candian Drone Academy, the local drone manufacturer Airblade UAV and MG Chemicals showcasing their star product for waterproofing electronic components.


Canadian Drone Nationals 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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