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RC FReaks Bash Long Jump

Event Coverage – St Louis RC Freaks Fall Bash

Last weekend in Fenton Missouri, the St Louis RC Freaks held a large Fall Bash. Their bash consisted of several parts- swap meet, crawling event, open bashing, and a long jump competition. Thanks to some good promotion and splendid weather, the Fall Bash had stellar attendance. As you can see in the pictures below, a walk around the pits showed a [...]

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RC Freaks Bash

RC Freaks Bash This Weekend In Fenton Missouri

If you live in the Midwest there is a big bash going on this weekend. The RC Freaks of St Louis are holding an event Sunday, September 18th in Fenton Missouri. There will be a long jump competition (with a $50 payout!), as well as freestyle and a crawling event. But wait, there’s more! They will even be holding an [...]

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RPP Jamboree

Coming Event – 2nd Annual RPP RC Jamboree

Coming up on October 7th and 8th is the 2nd Annual RPP RC Jamboree in Ukiah, California. The RC Jamboree is an event for the scale community to get together and have a good time. On Friday October 7th the RPP crew will put on demos, have a scale crawling course, hold a raffle, then top things off with a [...]

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2016 Futaba Nitro Challenge

Event Coverage – 2016 Futaba Nitro Challenge

Like most bashers, even the BigSquidRC crew dabbles in racing from time to time. Over the weekend, one of the biggest nitro races in the Midwest took place, the 2016 Futaba Nitro Challenge. The Futaba Nitro Challenge was held at one of the best outdoor tracks in the country, St Louis Dirtburners, and had right around 250 entries. Racers from [...]

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Boom Racing Asian RECON G6

Boom Racing To Host First Asian RECON G6

The folks at Boom Racing are proud to announce that they are the hosts for the very first RECON G6 to be held in Asia. That’s right folks, Brian Parker & his crew will be making the trek this November to Hong Kong to put on one of his epic scale off-road events. The scale off-road scene has been blowing [...]

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2016 Drone Nationals – Streaming Live All Weekend

Hey drone racing fans! Just a quick blurb to let you all know that the 2016 Drone Nationals is taking place and streaming live all this weekend. The top drone pilots from around the globe will be tearing up Governors Island in New York and competing for a $55,000 prize pool. All the action will be streaming live on ESPN [...]

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Horizon Hobby Drone Racing

Horizon Hobby At The 2016 National Drone Racing Championship…

Going on this weekend in Governors Island New York is the 2016 National Drone Racing Championships. The folks over at Horizon Hobby are a sponsor of the event, one that showcases some of the best FPV drone racers in the world. The factory Spektrum drone racing team will be in attendance, as will Horizon factory pilot (and big time full [...]

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2016 HobbyTown USA National Convention

2016 HobbyTown USA Convention Wrap Up

You know what they say, “A picture is worth a thousand words.”. If that saying is true, this 2016 HobbyTown Convention wrap up should be good for nearly 40,000. Check out the pictures below to take in the various sights from the convention. You’ll find pictures of the Kyosho, Tamiya, Venom, Castle, A Main, and Imex booths. You’ll also see pictures [...]

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Hitec HobbyTown USA

Hitec Booth At The HobbyTown USA Convention

As you have probably noticed, Hitec has announced a bunch of new gear this year. Luckily, we got a chance to take a look at many of them in person at the 2016 HobbyTown USA Convention. Of course the Hitec crew had a plethora of high-end servos on hand, but they also had a pair of their new drones. The Racer [...]

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FireBrand RC HobbyTown 2016

HobbyTown Convention 2016 – FireBrand RC Booth

In the last couple of years, FireBrand RC has become a big player in the rc industry. It is easy to see why, they put out a continuous stream of unique and trendy products. From their ultra-trick drift wheel/tire combos, to a wide assortment of bodies, FireBrand has been winning over fans worldwide. At the 2016 HobbyTown USA Convention we got [...]

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Pro-Line HobbyTown 2016

Pro-Line Racing Booth – HobbyTown USA Convention

We always have a blast when we get to hang out with the crew from Pro-Line Racing. The 2016 HobbyTown Convention was no different. They are always super knowledgeable about their products, plus they simply love to talk rc. Pro-Line has long been THE leader in rc tires and bodies, at the 2016 HobbyTown show they had a ton of [...]

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Hobbico HobbyTown USA Convention

Hobbico At The 2016 HobbyTown USA Convention

If you work within the hobby then you already know who Hobbico is, if not, they are the largest model hobby company in the world. In the surface world they are best known for names like ARRMA, Dromida, Axial, and Team Durango. They are also the exclusive distributor here in the states for lines like Futaba and O.S. Engines. Hobbico has [...]

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Horizon Hobby HobbyTown USA

Horizon Hobby Booth At The 2016 HobbyTown USA Convention

Also in attendance at the 2016 HobbyTown USA Convention were the good folks from Horizon Hobby. You know Horizon from such names as ECX, Losi, Spektrum, and Blade, and their booth/room was filled with all the latest in rc goodies. Upon entering the room, the new 1/5th scale Losi Monster Truck XL could not be missed. These are in stock and [...]

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HPI Racing HobbyTown USA

HPI Racing At The HobbyTown USA Convention

We have to say that it was really nice to see HPI Racing at the 2016 HobbyTown USA National Convention. HPI has had a rather wild year, to see their new products, and to get a chance to talk to the new people in charge, was really cool. We got a chance to look, ok drool, over some of their [...]

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Firelands group hobbytown usa convention

Firelands Group – Hobbytown USA Convention 2016

This week the BigSquidRC Bash Crew loaded up and headed towards Lincoln Nebraska for the annual HobbyTown USA National Convention. The convention is held at the Embassy Suits hotel in downtown Lincoln, a city that is also home to HobbyTown USA’s national headquarters. We are extremely honored that the HobbyTown USA folks invite us out every year so that we [...]

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