OpenWERX Drone Vulnerabilities Challenge

OpenWERX provides the general public with monthly opportunities to collaborate on innovative approaches relevant to SOCOM and other federal government agencies.


Please view the challenge description here: Challenge Description.


Each team will create a video (10 minutes or less) presenting their concept to SOFWERX. The video will be viewed by the judging panel prior to the event. The teams will attend the OpenWERX event 2 February virtually or in person to answer questions by the judging panel.


February 2 1730-1915
1730-1800 Networking (At SOFWERX)
1800-1805 Introductions
1805-1810 Dunning-Kruger Experience Q&A
1810-1815 Tampa Deep-Sea X-plorers Q&A
1815-1820 Rocket Q&A
1820-1825 DroneSlayers Q&A
1825-1845 Judging
1845-1900 Prizes Awarded
1900-1915 Next Challenge Announced

*Schedule subject to change*


If you are unable to attend in person, you can join via webinar. Please see below for instructions.


OpenWERX Webinar 

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For event logistics, please contact the SOFWERX Event Coordinator, Jenny Mulligan: [email protected]


Thank you to this challenge’s sponsor: