• Welcome to the Sunshine State Drone Expo

    Free and Open to the Public / No Registration Is Required -  Saturday, December 7, 2024 from 9:00am to 5:00pm

    Doors will open at 8:45am for seating at the opening ceremonies.

    Azalea Middle School Football Field 7855 22nd Ave. N., St. Petersburg FL.

    We are currently at work putting the 4th Annual event together

    keep checking in on this page for updates or join us on Facebook

    Check Venue Weather:  https://www.wunderground.com/dashboard/pws/KFLSTPET518

    4th Annual SSDE 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

        AMS Cadet Squadron

    Sponsored by:


    Food Trucks Onsite For The Event:

    Food trucks will be listed as we receive confirmations

    Participating Companies and Organizations:

    Double Shot Drone Podcast       Fix N Fly

     Motorola          SPARKS AMA Club  

    USI        st. Pete Police

    Florida Highway Patrol  Southern Manatee Fire Rescue

    AUVSI  Duke Energy  

     Florida Drone Supply            Cigar City Multirotors Club 


    Flymotion logo   Fowado Unmanned Systems

    Triad Drones     Sergeant Drone Wash  

         1 day inspections         Funducation


          Little Arms          AMRoC

    FCDIInfinity Aero Club

       Women In AviationSPC


    In coordination with:

    FAA Safety Team

    Located at the Azalea Middle School Football Field

    7855 22nd Avenue North, St. Petersburg FL.

    Saturday, December 7, 2024 from 9:00am to 5:00pm

    Doors Open To The Public at 8:45am

    This Expo is FREE to the public


    • Azalea Middle School Band and Choir (National Anthem / opener)

    Booths and Static Displays

    Most confirmations will not be available until August. Keep checking in.

    • Azalea Middle School, Engineering and Aviation
    • Cigar City Multirotors Club Drone Racing Pit
    • Try Out Commercial Grade Drones with Florida Drone Supply
    • Unmanned Safety Institute
    • Adventures With Captian Ray Kelly (Live Podcast)
    • FUNducation Drone Zone
    • FAA FAASTeam Drone Pro's from the Tampa F.S.D.O.
    • The First Person View Experience with Florida Drone Supply
    • Videophotog
    • Try your hand at the RC Simulator Sparks AMA RC Club
    • 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
    • Drones and Robot Dogs with FLYMOTION
    • Fowado Unmanned Systems 
    • SOF WOLF
    • South Florida Drone Meet Up Group
    • And still more to come (Please Keep Checking Back)

    Discussions and Seminars: Keep checking back, confirmations will continue to come in.

    • Take your TRUST (Hobby) Certification (Manatee County Schools, Drone Instructor, Keith Paynter)
    • Set up your Drone Zone Account and Register Your Drone (Keith Paynter)

    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