G3 Drones For Good is an exciting STEM competition involving drones for students in grades 6 - 8. Middle school students will work with their mentors and teachers to develop an innovative drone-based solution to a problem in their community, state, or the world. They will build and fly their own K'Nex based drones.  Examples of G3-DFG drones built in past years can be found in the pictures on this page and this video that explains how the basic kit we provide is assembled. Students will develop research, problem-solving, and communication skills while designing, building, and flying their own drones. The G3 Drones for Good 2019 season had its kick-off on January 12 the competitions will be held on March 9 and March 16.


Flight checks will be held at Grady High School between 10:00 AM and 12:00 PM on the dates below. Teams can bring their drone to practice flying with the game obstacles and receive technical assistance.

  • January 26

  • February 9

  • February 23

  • March 2