Fun with drones: U.S. Drone Soccer Coming to Delaware!
In collaboration with U.S. Drone Soccer, Droneversity and DWS Drone School are bringing drone soccer to Delaware, with Wilmington as the state headquarters. These two drone training schools are excited about this eSport’s ability to stimulate the interest of teens and youth in math and science; provide careers in STEM fields, and increase Delaware’s economic competitiveness as global technology education and employment hub for aspiring drone operators.
U.S. Drone Soccer is making aerospace careers accessible for all students. Soccer is played with flying quadcopters in protective plastic exoskeletons designed for full-contact gameplay and collisions. It is the only internationally sanctioned eSport recognized by the World Air Sports Federation (FAI), and provides classroom lessons, and after-school leagues for ages 12 and up to immerse students in drone technology and aviation. Before competing, students must first learn to build, program, and repair…