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BigSquidRC Long Jump Contest

Records Smashed At Big Squid Long Jump Competition

Last weekend in Champaign IL, the BigSquidRC Bash Crew held a special Long Jump Competition. Our Bash Crew gathered up a bunch of cars, a bunch of people, and met up at World famous Speed Run Road to go big and have a fun day of bashing. The longest jump of the day was laid down by Paul Bludgen from Midlothian [...]



Event Coverage - BIGFOOT 4x4 Open House & R/C Monster Truck …

This past Saturday the world famous Bigfoot 4×4 monster truck team held their annual Open House gala, much to the delight of thousands! What started around 10 years ago as a simple way to say “Thank You!” to the fans by doing a car crush at their shop has grown into a yearly event attended by thousands of people with [...]



Drone Racing Coming to ESPN

In another move forward on the path to global domination, drone racing will soon be arriving on ESPN. Thanks to the International Drone Racing Association, we will all be watching our favorite hobby continue it’s meteoric rise and take center stage on the world wide leader in sports in the very near future. The international, multi-year deal was announced earlier [...]


BigSquidRC 2016 Bash & Smash

Event Coverage – Big Squid’s 2016 Bash & Smash!

At last, our BigSquidRC 2016 Bash & Smash is in the books, and quite the bash it was! With drivers coming in from all over the Midwest, a perfect venue, and some of the best weather that the Chi-Town metro has seen in months, the Bash & Smash just couldn’t have been much better. On Sunday April 17th, Bash & Smash [...]


BigSquidRC Bash and Smash

BigSquidRC Bash & Smash This Sunday!!!

Don’t forget that our 2016 Bash & Smash goes off this Sunday at Leisure Hours Raceways in Joliet Illinois. The day starts at 10 a.m. and will be filled with crazy bashing events and lots of giveaways. All the details can be found on the flyer shown below and you can hit the “contact us” link at the bottom of [...]


Horizon Hobby Drones On The Horizon Event

Event Coverage – Drones On The Horizon

Last weekend the BigSquidRC Bash Crew had the pleasure of attending Drones On The Horizon. The event, put on by Horizon Hobby, was a one day show held in Orlando Florida to celebrate everything that is good about rc. Unlike many other events, it wasn’t locked down to just one genre like airplanes or cars, Drones On The Horizon had [...]


Drones On The Horizon

Getting Close – Drones On The Horizon In Orlando Florida

Mark your calendar for Saturday April 9th as that’s when Horizon Hobby’s big Drones On The Horizon event takes off. It is a one day event that showcases all the different genres in our hobby and is being held at the Central Florida Fairgrounds in Orlando Florida. Admission and parking are both Free, so come on down to watch a [...]


Empire Of Dirt Benefit Bash

Empire Of Dirt – Bash & Benefit Event

Coming up on April 24th in New Florence Missouri is a Bash & Benefit in memory of Randy Nordman. Randy tragically passed away on March 8th and was the owner of the Empire of Dirt RC Remote Control Park and Campground where the bash will be held. Open rc bashing will take place from noon until dark along with a [...]



Big Squid RC Bash Event

It’s Bash Time! This is the official announcement for the Big Squid RC Spring Bash and Smash 2016! Once again we will be at the awesome Leisure Hours Raceway rain or shine. Everyone always expects us to have a big raffle prize, and you can’t get much bigger than a Traxxas X-MAXX right? Last year we raised a bunch [...]



World Drone Prix 2016 – Live Feed

Not sure what you are watching right now, but you should be watching the World Drone Prix 2016 from Dubai! The track is seriously insane. The lights, the layout, everything is crazy, not to mention there is $1,000,000 on the line! Heck, I think they are giving $100,000 for the fastest lap! The TV feed is interesting, but a little [...]


Drones On The Horizon

Upcoming Event – Drones On The Horizon

Do you live in Florida? If so, the good folks over at Horizon Hobby are holding a special rc event in Orlando that looks really neat. The name of the event is Drones On The Horizon and features drones, boats, airplanes, and surface rc cars & trucks. Admission and parking is 100% Free and the even is being held April [...]



DRL Drone Racing League – Level 1 Qualifiers Video

A few weeks back, I reported on the upcoming DRL or Drone Racing League. With lots of buzz leading up to the first event, or “level”, a video of the race has finally been released showcasing the first truly big budget FPV racing event. Check it out below, and for more info on the DRL, check out the Drone Racing League home page. Stay [...]


E-Fest efest 2016

The Sights Of E-Fest 2016

As we bring our E-Fest 2016 coverage to a close, we are posting a bunch of pictures from the event to help give you a feel for what it was like to be there. As you can see from the pictures, there were people and airplanes everywhere as the 2 day event attracted a large crowd of flying enthusiasts. Congratulations to [...]


Venom E-Fest 2016

Venom Booth At E-Fest 2016

The fine folks from Venom Group had a bunch of new products on display at E-Fest this year. Their booth was right next to ours, so we got plenty of chances to talk shop and to look over all their new gear. For the flying crowd Venom has a huge new line-up of Fly series LiPo batteries. There are Fly series [...]


Castle Creations E-Fest 2016

Castle Creations Booth At E-Fest 2016

During our tour of E-Fest 2016 we got a chance to drop by the Castle Creations booth. If you are basher, you are no stranger to the brutish power systems produced by Castle. While they mainly had air brushless systems on display at E-Fest, they were also showing some of their new X series surface systems. Our Castle XL X [...]