The Fédération Aéronautique Internationale, or FAI, has selected South Korea as the host of the 2023 World Drone Racing Championship. The competition, the biggest of its kind, comes with a prize pool of $100,000.

The tournament will see the world’s best drone pilots pit their skills against one another after a three-year gap caused by the pandemic. The races are set to take place from October 6-9, 2023, at the Chunhyangol Stadium in Jeollabuk-do — which is some two hours south of the capital city of Seoul.

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FIA explains that the organizing duties will be shared by the Korea Aero Models Association and the Federation of Korea Aeronautics to ensure top-quality arrangements for the competitors and spectators alike.

In addition to the main drone racing competition, other side events will include the FAI Drone Soccer competition and a drone conference to increase the exposure of the event attendees to the…