Welcome to the CNY Drones Info Hub!

STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering & Math – drives the advancement of Central New York industry.  Mentorship & hands-on activities provide key mechanisms for encouraging & sustaining student involvement in STEM.  CNY Drones’ experienced & enthusiastic volunteers provide the link between sparked interest & Central New York’s drone education & employment pipeline – year-round!   

Learn More About Us!

Please note that we are in the process of making updates to our site.  

We appreciate your patience!

Drone Soccer Teams Forming in New York!



CNY Drones is now the New York State Affiliate for US Drone Soccer
Affordable / Fast-paced / Easy-entry / Familiar platform

AND – it’s a sport!           More Info!




Presentation of the FARM-i-GEDDON Team Drone Challenge

will remain paused for the current school year (2021-2022).  


Heads Up!

FAA Aeronautical Knowledge & Safety Test Updates

Registering Your Drone & Where You Can Fly

2021 Remote ID Requirement – Effective 4/21/2021

2021-22 Annual Participant Consent & Release Form 


This site, social media accounts and the many great programs planned by CNY Drones are made possible by a great group of dedicated volunteers from our local drone community!  

CNY Drones exists fiscally under the Griffiss Institute‘s 501(c)(3) & through the generosity of organizations and individuals who believe in our mission.  Serving Central New York State & Beyond Since 2016.  US Drone Soccer New York State Affiliate Since 9/2021

STEM Focused.  Community Supported.  Volunteer Driven.  

Last site update: Oct 19, 2021 @ 10:40 am  

Administrator – Lisa Marie Payne

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