The contest is open to any FAA licensed drone pilot with a licensed drone, regardless of residency. Footage filmed with airplanes and helicopters will also be accepted, so long as the pilot can provide proper licensing.
The five categories are:
Contestants may enter a two-minute video submission in any or all of the categories. Contestants are encouraged to edit their submissions. Videos may be up to 2 minutes per submission. Each person may have one submission per category.
The top submission in each category will be awarded a $1,000 cash prize. The grand prize winner, picked via audience vote at the viewing held in December 2019, will receive $2,500.