The world’s newest flying esport prioritizes a safe environment for diverse coed teams

The joy of flight is real. But most opportunities in professional aviation don’t begin until students are sixteen, and by then it is too late.”

— David Roberts, President of U.S. Drone Soccer

CHICAGO, IL, USA, February 8, 2022 / — The mission of U.S. Drone Soccer is to make aerospace accessible for all students, which means intentionally extending career pathways to students as they enter high school.

Drone Soccer is an educational e-sport that immerses students in aviation skills through classroom lessons and after school competitive leagues for grades 6-12 (ages 12+). Academic leagues are launching this year in Colorado, Ohio, and New York. Drone Soccer is also the only robotics program that is a recognized international sport by the World Air Sports Federation (FAI), which will demonstrate the sport at the World…