Welcome to the CNY Drones Info Hub!

SPECIAL NOTE:  Some pages are currently under revision & construction. Your patience is appreciated! 

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

Learn About Us!      SEP OCT 2019 Newsletter

Important DroneFest Update

Due to a scheduling conflict, we are unable to move forward with our plans this year’s DroneFest on Saturday, September 28, 2019.    

FARM-i-GEDDON’s registration will still begin at 5:00pm with an online informational meeting at 7:00pm for interested coaches & students.  

Questions?  Contact Us!





Pre-Register Your Team to receive your Team Number &  PART I of the FARM-i-GEDDON Manual!  We’re including this year’s drone specs and general information to get you started!

Manual Part II will be available upon completion of registration starting September 28, 2019.  Teams will be limited to 12 for each division.   

Check out our FARM-i-GEDDON page!

We’re here to help!   Contact Us!

SPONSOR a great STEM competition!  – run entirely by students & community volunteers!    

We appreciate sponsors & promote them everywhere we go!

TEACHERS – Interested in Collaborating on Drone Tech Curriculum?  

We’re setting up a Professional Learning Community specifically to assist teachers as they learn and share their experience!   Contact us!

Annual Consent & Release Form

Planning on participating in one of our events this year?  Take a moment to fill out our  2019 Consent & Release form!  Just a one time form for the whole year – saves you time & saves us paper!  Thanks!


Questions?  Contact Us!

Last site update: Sep 21, 2019 @ 9:53 am

Administrator – Lisa Marie Payne

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Recent Changes to Recreational Drone Piloting (FAA.gov, May 2019) 

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.