Alright goggle jockeys, charge your batts and make sure you're recording, 'cause you now have a chance to win some epic fpv gear every month in the RCGroups.com Great FPV Scavenger Hunt. We have some big-name dealers donating fpv-related components as well as fpv-ready turn key aircraft! RCGroups will also be giving away 12 month Plus memberships along with the prizes... it's just that awesome.
Every month, we'll choose a few objects that you must find while flying fpv. These will either be man-made or naturally occurring, and nothing will be placed by us; everything is already out there. Once you spot the item(s) for the month, create a short video from your flight camera or HD camera, highlighting the items. Upload it to either Youtube or Vimeo, and title it: The RCGroups Great FPV Scavenger Hunt: June (or whatever month the contest is on). At the end of the month, everyone who has successfully spotted the items on video and met the rules criteria will be assigned a number. We'll choose the winner from a random-number generator.
Yes, every contest has rules (bummer, right?), but we think these are fair enough to allow for some healthy competition. And since this is a new contest, we reserve the right to adjust the rules if someone decides to cheat the system (yea, we're THAT hardcore).
The Great FPV Scavenger Hunt rules:
So far, we have a great group of sponsors on board, and the list will be growing as the contest gains momentum. If you are a dealer and interested in donating, please contact Matt (webdr).
Get out there, fly FPV. Relax. Have a good time. No whining. Be safe. Did I cover everything? Oh yea... good luck!Last edited by Matt Gunn; Jul 24, 2013 at 02:28 PM..
The Great FPV Scavenger Hunt: August
The Great FPV Scavenger Hunt for August is sponsored by Readymaderc.com
A $50 gift certificate to Readymaderc.com
An 8" LCD video monitor with sun shade
A 1-year RCGroups PLUS membership
Two additional entries will receive a 1-year RCGroups PLUS membership
Scavenger Hunt items:
1. A yellow passenger car or truck (commercial vehicles such as a semi truck or bus is acceptable, but no tractors or heavy machinery)
2. A fixed-wing model airplane in flight
3. The setting sun on the horizon (we will also accept the sun close to the horizon i.e. it doesn't have to be touching... close counts)
Read the contest rules before you start! Remember, you must be flying FPV while capturing the items on video. Create a video with the items you captured while flying FPV, and title it: The RCGroups Great FPV Scavenger Hunt: August, then post it to this thread. August's contest will run through the 25th, at which time we will assign all entries a number, and choose a winner from a random number generator.
Good luck and have fun!
But only one entry per person, per month.
I've actually found all three of those things in some old videos. I should actually have all of them in one video if I can find it. I was flying at a friends house, following his plane at sunset and he drives a yellow truck. Lol
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