Schedule for Saturday, September 22

Day Program: 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 


(All Day) ChampBots on Display/Competition – See ChampBots and talk with the Makers behind them. Witness ChampBots navigate the waters of Lake Champlain, with several challenges.

(All Day) Make your own E-Wearables – learn how to build electronics right into clothing!

(All Day) Autonomous Vehicles

(All Day) Soldering Workshop

(All Day) Vermont Teddy Bear Pillow Making

(All Day) Robot Battles

(All-day) “Ride along” on a racing drone in First-Person View (FPV) (outdoors at Drone Course)

(All day) Get hands on and Fly a Drone (inside Coach Barn)

11:30 a.m. “Freestyle” Drone Acrobatics Expo

12:00 p.m. Outdoor Drone Race

12:00-3:00 p.m. Meet the Vermont Teddy Bear Mascot, “Teddy”

12:30 p.m. ChampBots Competition (on water)

1:00 p.m. “Freestyle” Drone Acrobatics Competition

1:30 p.m. Drone Racing/Freestyle AMA:How to get started, buy the right products, and fly safely

2:00 p.m. Outdoor Drone Race

2:30 p.m. ChampBot Regatta (on water)

3:00 p.m. LiPo Battery Safety Presentation

3:30 p.m. Maker Award Ceremony

Maker of the Year – Throughout the event, visitors can nominate Makers for this fun award.

Night Program: 6:00 – 9:30 p.m.


(All Night) Shelburne Farms Beer/Wine Bar

(All Night) Illuminated Woods

(All Night) Autonomous Vehicles

6:00-7:15 p.m. Road Pitch – Six Makers will pitch their business idea to Fresh Tracks Capital for a chance to receive advice and funding. Learn More >>

6:45 p.m. Indoor Micro Drone Race

7:15 p.m. Indoor Micro Drone Race

7:30-8:15 p.m. MakeWearable Runway – with an assortment of items including LED-lit clothing and accessories, and glowing fairy wings, from multiple Makers including T by Dem and Vermont Steampunk

8:15 p.m. Indoor Micro Drone Race

8:30 p.m. ChampBot Regatta (on water)



Tickets are available in advance and at the gate.
Kids 10 and under are free.
The event is rain or shine.

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