FAI Drone Sports
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Open International World Cup competitions are FAI second category events based on individual participation (no national team representing a NAC). Any person holding a valid FAI Sporting Licence or FAI Drone Permission can be eligible for the Drone Racing World Cup ranking.
Two Drone Racing World Cup events may be organized every year for any country. For a country which extends over more than three time zones, one World Cup contest may be organized within each time zone of the country with a maximum of four events for the country.
There are actually 11 Drone Racing World Cup events (Challenger Series) from 9 different countries published on the FAI Calendar for the year 2023.
The FAI Drone Racing World Cup Silesia Poland planned May 5 to 7 in Chorzow initiall published had been cancelled by the organiser on February 20 due to withdraw of the financial support of the local government.
Note: Click on the link in the 'Event' column to access FAI database information for a specific event
|WEBSITE and/or FACEBOOK||CODE|
|FAI Korea Drone Race World Cup||Songdo, Incheon City (Korea)||May 18 to 20, 2023||KOR-1|
|Trofeo Centenario Aeronautica Militare||Pratica di Mare, Roma (Italy)||June 17 & 18, 2023||https://www.f9u.it/events/event/2023-f9u-world-cup-italy/||ITA|
|FAI Worldcup Aircrasher||Aichtal (Germany)||June 24 & 25, 2023||https://www.aircrasher.de/dcs/dcs-aisch-und-fai-worldcup/||GER|
|DRP French World Cup FAI||Paint Factory, Charnay-lèsMâcon (France)||July 1 & 2, 2023||https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdOeV8SwkSidLrGSu3dibQpenV1m4Yc4Pr6S2RExF-5MnVtpg/viewform||FRA|
|DXRacing||Vracevgajsko jezero, Bela Crkva (Serbia)||July 15 & 16, 2023||http://www.rcdronsrbija.com||SRB|
|Gaelic GP Santiago de Compostella||Santiago de Compostella||July 22, 2023||ESP-1|
|Drone Club Varna Cup||Varna (Bulgaria)||July 22 & 23, 2023||https://www.facebook.com/Droneclubvarna/||BUL|
|Phoenix Drone Racing||Prilep Sport Stadium, Prilep (North Macedonia)||July 29 & 30, 2023||MKD|
|FAI Namwon Drone Race World Cup||Chunhyangol Sports Complex, Namwon (Korea)||August 11 to 13, 2023||KOR-2|
|Drone Racing World Cup Hungary||Györ (Hungary)||August 25 to 27, 2023||https://www.droneracehungary.hu/||HUN|
|World Cup Tenerife Drone Sport||Tenerife (Spain)||November 4 & 5, 2023||ESP-2|
In addition, two Open International Non World Cup events are published on the FAI Calendar.
|WEBSITE and/or FACEBOOK|
|VI Trofeo Secchia F9U||Sassuolo, Modena (Italy)||9 & 10 September|
|FAI Hong Kong Open Drone Racing Championship||Hong Kong (Hong Kong, China)||25 November||www.dsahk.org|
Note: World Cup Masters Series had been introduced in 2019. No Masters event is considered in 2023.