• Welcome to the Sunshine State Drone Expo

    Free and Open to the Public - The 2022 event will be held on Saturday December 3rd. Times to be announced (keep checking back with us).

    Below you will find all of the current, up-to-date information on what we have confirmed so far for this year's event.


    Drone expo Flyer

    Hosted by: The Azalea Middle School, Civil Air Patrol Cadet Squadron (SER-FL-829) in partnership with the Azalea Middle School Drone Academy

    AMS Drone Academy







    Sponsored by:



    St. PetersburgRaytheon Technologies

    Food Trucks Onsite For The Event:


    Churned Ice CreamFlip'n Tasty Food Truck

    Participating Companies and Orgainizations:

    SPARKS AMA ClubDrone Effects

    USIst. Pete Police

    AUVSIDuke Energy  

            Florida Drone Supply Cigar City Multirotors Club 


    Flymotion logo   Legion Drones


    In coordination with:

    FAA Safety Team

    Located at the Azalea Middle School football Field

    7855 22nd Avenue North, St. Petersburg FL.

    Saturday, December 3rd / Times TBA

    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
    • 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
    • Sparks AMA RC Club
    • AUVSI / Tampa Chapter
    • Get Help Registering Your Drone With Azalea Middle School
    • Take Your TRUST Certification with Azalea Middle School
    • Civil Air Patrol Clearwater Composite Squadron and Azalea Middle School Cadet Squadron
    • And still more to come (Please Keep Checking Back)

    Discussions and Seminars:

    • Take your TRUST (Hobby) Certification (Melissa Matisko of Drone Effects)
    • Drone Industry Job Pathways (Unmanned Safety Institute)
    • Flight and Weather (Amanda Holly - WFLA - News Channel 8, Tampa Bay)

    Updates will be posted here as we approach the event

    Please keep checking back !

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

    Willis Reese - (Email) reesewi@pcsb.org