Aloha Cup

The Aloha Cup is the last, official qualifier event for the World Drone Racing Championships tour across 37 Countries in 2016. It’s your final chance to qualify for the individual, freestyle and wing categories. It will be located in the Iconic main field of the World Championships at Kualoa Ranch. The top ten winning individual pilots will advance into the Championship mains along with the top 10 of the Freestyle and Wing winners. 

Dates: October 18-19, 2016

LocationKualoa Ranch, Low Camp Area  [map]

Categories: Individual Quad, Freestyle and Wing

Awards
Top 3 winning pilots in each category will receive trophies
Individual: Top 10 pilots will advance to the Worlds
Freestyle: Top 10 pilots will advance to the Worlds
Wing: Top 10 pilots will advance to the Worlds

Participating Pilots & Heats

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Individual Quadcopter

  1. Bapu Madhu 1:38:160
  2. Shaun Taylor  1:42:490
  3. Cain Madere (2 laps)
  4. Johnny Schaer
  5. Chris Garza
  6. YoungRok Son
  7. DongKi Han
  8. Frederik Potgieter

Freestyle

  1. Shane Traweek
  2. Matthew Bardeen
  3. Zoe Stumbaugh

 

 

 

Individual Quadcopter

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Freestyle

RANKLASTFIRSTCOUNTRYSCORE
1TraweekShaneUnited States64
2BardeenMatthewChile62.5
3StumbaughZoeUnited States61
4JohnsonMatthewUnited States59
5PrietoFelipeChile54
6McFarlaneCasseyAustralia49
7LeeJaehongKorea46.5
8PriceStephenSingapore46.5
9AguirrePedroMexico45
10GaticaAlejandroCile41
11IvoZuffiChile36.5
12LeeJehakKorea36
13RivasSantiagoMexico35

Wings

LASTFIRSTCOUNTRY
WilsonElvanUnited States
ZuffiIvoChile
TaniKeiichiroJapan
SjodahlAlexSweden
McClearyKevinCanada
KosierowskiKenUnited States
JaureguiRubenUnited States
StephanRyanCanada
HendersonStevenUnited States
WoodruffJoshUnited States
GreveAlexUnited States
BossionDunkanFrance

 

 

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LASTFIRSTCOUNTRYINDIVIDUALFREESTYLEWING
Ahubert JalaffRolando PedroChile

BabaDaisukeJapan

Baldwin TapiaJuan CarlosMexico

BardeenMatthewChile

BargreenRyanUnited States

BarnettJustinUnited States

BaurPaulCanada

BossionDunkanFrance

BouslaughJasonUnited States

CadizPhilipUnited States

ChanDannyHong Kong

ChoiJin HyunKorea, Republic of

CurtolaColbyUnited States

DavalosAlejandroUnited States

DoerrKalynUnited States

EsposoFrancisUnited States

EstesJoeUnited States

FrittsErikaUnited States

GaleHarrisonUnited States

GarrisonPrestonUnited States

GarzaChrisUnited States

Gatchalian JrAugustUnited States

GaticaAlejandroChile

GenHosoyaSingapore

GohBenjaminSingapore

GreveAlexUnited States

HanDongKiKorea, Republic of

HendersonStevenUnited States

HildebrandSimonGermany

HughesIanUnited States

IsaksenAndreasDenmark

JaureguiRubenUnited States

JeanJohannFrance

JohnsonLukeSouth Africa

JohnsonMatthewUnited States

JungJae HwanKorea, Republic of

Kea Sasaki-TomAlecUnited States

KimMinchanKorea, Republic of

KimJaeHongKorea, Republic of

KosierowskiKenUnited States

LeeYonggyuKorea, Republic of

LeeJaehongKorea, Republic of

LeeJehakKorea, Republic of

LeeHyeongSeobKorea, Republic of

LesnerAlexUnited States

LiangYanChina

LoganGalvinUnited States

MaTengUnited States

MadereCainUnited States

MadhuBapuUnited States

MatiasAranguaChile

MaussnerFlorian Germany

McClearyKevinCanada

McFarlaneCaseyAustralia

MonarchBryanUnited States

MoonWonjoonKorea, Republic of

MorrisBrianUnited States

NakamuraAtsushiJapan

NewcombGeoffreyUnited States

NowakowskiMattUnited States

ObaraShokiJapan

OkaTakafumiJapan

OndaTetsuoJapan

PaivaRafaelBrazil

PattinsonTristanAustralia

PellissierPhilippeFrance

PotgieterFrederikSouth Africa

PriceStephenSingapore

PrietoFelipeChile

ReedKirkUnited States

RendorioEdUnited States

RivasSantiago AguirreMexico

SakaiJunichiroJapan

SandfordPhilNew Zealand

SaracenoBenUnited States

SatoKenjiJapan

SellersKevinUnited States

SjodahlAlexSweden

SonYoungRokKorea, Republic of

StephanRyanCanada

StumbaughZoeUnited States

TakamiyaYutaroJapan

TaniKeiichiroJapan

TaulChadUnited States

TaylorShaunUnited States

TepperJoshAustralia

ThachSanUnited States

ThorstenWessolekSpain

TorresClintonUnited States

TraweekShaneUnited States

VergaraFelipeChile

WieboldAndrewUnited States

WilsonElvanUnited States

WitteAshtonNew Zealand

WongJulielynnCanada

WoodruffJoshUnited States

YamazakiTeppeiJapan

YubetaJacobUnited States

ZuffiIvoChile

Schedule

Monday October 17

1pm – 5pm
Optional pre-registration opens at the main field. This is a good time to receive your pilot badge and information and check in your airframes. Course preview, wing exhibition and cliff surfing available.

Please bring the following
– AMA Membership card (or get one onsite)
– FAA Airframe Number
– Airframes that you will fly in the competition

*Please note: Schedule subject to change. Please check the schedule at least 24 hours before any event for schedule changes.

Tues Oct 18

7:30am – 8:30am
Pilot registration, airframe worthiness check, video transmitter checks.

8:30am – 9am
PILOT BRIEFING (mandatory)

9am – 5:30pm
9:00am – 11am: Wing Qualifiers
9:00am – 10:30: Freestyle Practice
10:30am – 2pm: Freestyle Qualifiers
11:00am – 5:30pm: Individual Quad Qualifiers

5:30pm
Finalists Announced
32 Individual Quad
20 Freestyle
16 Wing

Wed October 19

7:00am – 9:00am
Wing Championships

9:00am – 12pm
Freestyle Championships

9:00am – 2pm
Quad Individual Championships

2pm – 3pm 
Awards Ceremonies

3pm – 5:30pm
Pre-Registration for World Championships
Track Changes

Requirements

  • All pilots must have an AMA Membership (annual or guest). MAAC accepted. You can register online or onsite.
  • All pilots must have their airframes labeled with their FAA registration number (Register here) Please note that the FAA website only works within US soil. International participants please register once you arrive in Hawaii.
  • All pilots must use the approved video transmitters found in our Rules and Regulations section.

Judging Summary

Definitions
DNS: Did Not Start
DNF: Did Not Finish
DQ: Disqualified
OOB: Out of Bounds

Pilot Responsibilities

  • Pilots are responsible for operating and maintaining their own equipment.
  • Pilots are responsible for ensuring proper flight operations through timing gates and recording all official times. If timing is not recorded in the official timing system, or inaccurately recorded, it is the pilots responsibility to prove the accurate time (via an original DVR recording) or other method.

Race Commencement

  • Premature start before the official tone: Pilot will lose 1 Lap.
  • Non launch on starting tone, arming timout, flip, etc – DNF, no rerun.
  • Collision with another aircraft: DNF: no rerun
  • Pilot Loses Video for Unknown Reason – DNF – no rerun unless evidence can be show via DVR of situation beyond pilots control.

Discretionary Reruns

  • Pilots may request a reschedule to another heat due to technical difficulties if the pilot notifies the Race Director prior to the start of his or her heat. Maximum two requests per event.
  • Pilot may request a rerun due to losing video or other technical difficulty beyond the pilot’s control.
  • The Race Director has absolute discretion over approval or denial of any request listed above.

Disqualifications

  • Any pilot not physically present on the flight line fully prepared to race at the time of their scheduled heat will receive a DNF for that heat and will not receive a rerun. Two or more DNFs for no-shows will result in disqualification of the event.
  • Missing a gate, flag or required obstacle: If a pilot misses a gate or obstacle, pilot will receive a DNF. Pilots may have one attempt at retrying the gate or obstacle while race is active.
  • Flying out of bounds: any pilot flying out of bounds, including maximum ceiling height will receive a DNF for the current run. Pilots receiving two infractions will be completely disqualified.
  • No celebration laps or excessive displays of celebration while race heat is still active. Any interference caused by a pilot or airframe will result in a DNF for that heat. Two or more DNF’s will result in disqualification from the event.
  • Unsportsman like conduct will not be tolerated.
  • All decisions made by the Race Director or Judge are final.

 

 

 

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