The International Drone Racing Circuit is being created by the IAAC as the first amateur drone league for 10 to 18 year-olds. The IAAC’s fundamental purpose is to enable all Las Vegas youth to participate in competitive sports in order to keep them in school and thus better avoid drugs and prison. The IDRC’s goal is to develop professional drone athletes and professionals through an organized league of 50 sponsored teams. Watch this…
The Challenges… The current systems and programs are not working.
- Government programs to reduce drug use and recidivism have not been effective: drug use, crime and recidivism continue to increase.
- Nevada’s K-12 education system is perpetually ranked between #48 – #51 in the US. Other than a couple specialized programs (i.e. hospitality, law school).
- UNLV is a 3rd-tier university whose average graduation rate is 49% within 6 years at a total cost of over $90,000. The US Navy will not accept UNLV graduates into it Flight school program.
- City sports programs mostly reward participation, not winning. Competitive sports are the domain of private clubs and teams which typically cost at least $1,000 per season, plus equipment, transportation, etc. (i.e. too expensive for those who need it the most in order to stay in school, avoid drugs, crime and prison).
The Solution… People don’t make the difference, people are the difference between success and anything else. Though politically incorrect, the reality is that “capital ‘C’”Challenges cannot be overcome by unsuccessful people; that’s why our society’s Challenges still exist –the solutions are created by, dependent upon and/or implemented by unsuccessful people (passionless people who mostly do it simply because it’s “their job”). For example, how can drug abuse decrease when the successful people are the ones who own the businesses that sell the drugs to people who are almost unversally unsuccessful (i.e. the people with the money and the ability to pass background checks designed and administered by unsuccessful people)?
The solution is a simple: a program that rewards successful people to “do well by doing good” (i.e. to benefit (not sacrifice) by helping those who need it the most).
The Opportunity… The basic strategy is to “Help those possessing a great, ambitious plan”. One local group, that is part of the new rapidly expanding competitive drone racing sport, is trying to make Las Vegas the epicenter of this new sport (nationally and internationally). Many factors are needed for this to become a reality. One such factor is having significant participation of local businesses and residents (i.e. an organized structure of 50 teams and 1,000 athletes).
Las Vegas already has professional and amateur drone racing programs. What it currently does not have is a structure to rival the traditional competitive youth sports clubs and teams. The IAAC is uniquely positioned to fill this temporary void (i.e. one-day there will be an organized, competitive structure): why not us, why not now?
Why the IAAC? The IAAC is fundamentally a large group of successful people who share common beliefs: people who are proud to be Italian; people who love their heritage, customs and culture; people who know how to overcome challenges; people with passion.
What are we looking for? Team sponsors (see Sponsorship Schedule) so that we can register 1,000 local youth between the ages of 10 and 18 to learn everything about drones to immediately competitively participate and to prepare them for future employment.
We are looking for up to 600 businesses to pay $250 to $1,000 per year to have a 3” x 3” to 12” x 12” patch on a team jersey.