Updated: Apr 25, 2019 @ 9:30 am

Registration will open for teams on September 29, 2019 at Noon.  

12 teams will be accepted into each of our new divisions:  Middle/High School & College/Adult.  

  • We accept immediate registrations via PayPal.
  • We now have a process to accept PO’s from schools using our form.
  • Early Registration is $150 (a non-refundable donation)
  • Registration is not complete until fee or PO is received.
  • Late registration after January 1, 2020 TBD
  • There are no wait lists for the 2020 Challenge.
  • There is no safety video component for the 2020 Challenge

2020 Consent & Release Form  Our Consent & Release form needs to be filled out ONCE per calendar year – and then applies to all events for that year.  No team member or coach will be allowed to participate without a completed form.   Its’ now quick & easy  – online!

Academy of Model Aeronautics Membership – required for ALL “PILOTS” (up to 2 per team)!

  •  No pending AMA applicants will be accepted as pilots on the day of the competition.  
  • Membership is FREE for middle & high school age team members.
  • Register your pilots at least 2 months in advance of the competition to insure AMA ID card is received.  

Questions? Check out our FAQ page 1st!  Then, Feel free to direct your questions to our Q&A page.  Posts are fielded daily by local drone enthusiasts/volunteers. For a more extensive conversation, email us at: CNYDrones@gmail.com and we can arrange a phone call at your convenience.

Team Development Request  – for teams who would like some guidance

Anticipated 2020 Forest Fury Competition

Location: SUNY Polytechnic Institute, Utica Campus  – To Be Confirmed

Day/Date:  Sunday, April 4, 2020  – To Be Confirmed

Online Registration:

PayPal Team Fee/Donation Form:

Team Type:  
Team Name:

No soliciting allowed at this event.  Your cooperation is appreciated.

Questions?  Contact us at: CNYDrones@gmail.com   Thanks!

Please mail school PO to:

  • CNY Drones
  • Lisa Payne, Administrator 
  • 5 Forest Road
  • Utica NY 13501-6621

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