• Welcome to the First Annual

    Azalea Middle School Drone Safety Awareness Expo

    Free and Open to the Public - This event was on Saturday, December 4, 2021 from 9:00AM to 3:00PM

    The tentative date for the 2022 Drone Safety Awareness Expo is Saturday, December 3rd, 2022.  Times To be announced.

    Below you can see the flyer and information for the 2021 event.  We hope to see you here in 2022.

    Drone Expo

    Hosted by:

    AMS Drone Academy







    Sponsored by:



    St. PetersburgRaytheon Technologies

    Food Trucks Onsite For The Event:

    Flipn TastySlammer Shop

    Churned Ice Cream

    Participating Companies and Orgainizations:

    SPARKS AMA ClubDrone Effects

    USIst. Pete Police

    AUVSIDuke Energy  

            Florida Drone Supply Cigar City Multirotors Club 



    In coordination with:

    FAA Safety Team

    Located at the Azalea Middle School football Field

    7855 22nd Avenue North, St. Petersburg FL.

    Saturday, December 4th from 9:00AM till 3:00PM

    This Expo is FREE to the public


    • Drone Racing with the Cigar City Multi-Rotors Club
    • Flight Exhibitions from the Sparks AMA Flying Club
    • Flight Exhibitions by the Azalea Middle School Drone Safety Team
    • Flight Exhibitions from the Unmanned Safety Institute
    • Flight Exhibition from the Duke Energy Flight Team

    Booths and Static Displays:

    • Azalea Middle School, Engineering and Aviation
    • Cigar City Multirotors Club Drone Racing Pit
    • St. Petersburg Police S.W.A.T. Team Drone and Robotics
    • St. Petersburg Fire Department, Engine #2 and Crew
    • Try Out Commercial Grade Drones with Florida Drone Supply
    • Unmanned Safety Institute
    • FAA FAASTeam Drone Pro's from the Tampa F.S.D.O.
    • The First Person View Experience with Drone Effects
    • St. Petersburg College Drone Programs
    • Videophotog
    • Randy Foster and his RC Planes
    • Sparks AMA RC Club
    • AUVSI / Tampa Chapter
    • Get Help Registering Your Drone With Azalea Middle School
    • Take Your TRUST Certification with Azalea Middle School
    • And still more to come (Please Keep Checking Back)

    Discussions and Seminars:

    • Take your TRUST (Hobby) Certification (Melissa Matisko of Drone Effects)
    • National Airspace (Where and when you can fly)(Mike Hartog of Florida Drone Supply)
    • Flying in St. Petersburg / Laws and Ordinances (St. Petersburg Police Department)
    • How and When to use LAANC (FAASTeam Drone Pro's)
    • Drone Industry Job Pathways (Unmanned Safety Institute)

    Updates will be posted here as we aproach the event

    Please keep checking back !

    If you or your company are interested in participating please contact:

    Willis Reese - (Email) reesewi@pcsb.org