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Airmeet and Racemeet 2018

The BSRC crew is currently at the Horizon Hobby Airmeet and Racemeet in Donauw√∂rth-Genderkingen, Germany. The festival has been a great success so far. We have built the freestyle and tryout area, TLR’s Marco and Rudi the racetrack and Francesco the crawler challenge. Horizon has put up a really great event. We got to hang out with Juan Pablo [...]

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Horizon Hobby RC Fest 2018

Giant Horizon Hobby RC Fest 2018 Gallery!

Last weekend, over the three days of Horizon Hobby’s RC Fest, we saw some incredible things. Perhaps the biggest was the coming together of the best of Horizon Hobby, with the best from their long time rivals, Hobbico. At first it was a bit shocking to see a Tower Hobbies banner sitting inside the Horizon Hobby “booth”, but we had [...]

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Eli Field RC Fest

Inside The Hangar At Horizon Hobby’s RC Fest 2018

Going inside the hangar at RC Fest’s Eli Field is a real treat for any hobbyist. Why is that? Because that is where they show off all the cool new products! This year the hangar at Eli Field was more filled than ever with nearly every imaginable rc product. As spectators first walked into the hangar they were greeted by a [...]

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RC Fest 2018

Bashing, Racing, And Crawling Action At Horizon’s RC Fest

We must give a huge hand to all the folks at Horizon Hobby for making the 2018 edition of RC Fest their biggest and best yet. Horizon put on a bunch of different events to not only get more drivers to attend, but to also give spectators plenty to watch all day long. Here are just some of the events [...]

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Flying Aircraft Horizon Hobby 2018 RC Fest

Flying Action from Horizon Hobby’s 2018 RC Fest

Since its inception, airplanes, drones, and helicopters have been a very important part of Horizon Hobby’s Drones On The Horizon and RC Fest events. For 2018 there were more aircraft than ever, along with more spectacular events for the spectators to watch. RC Fest is the only place that we’ve gone that you can see virtually every type of aircraft being [...]

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Horizon Hobby RC Fest 2018 Manufacturers

Manufacturers On Display At Horizon Hobby’s RC Fest

As part of our ongoing show coverage from the 2018 Horizon Hobby RC Fest, we have to talk about the numerous manufacturers that were on hand. A bunch of different rc companies made their way to Eli Field in Monticello, Illinois to show off their latest products, plus they put on some really cool special events. The crew from Pro-Line Racing [...]

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Horizon Hobby RC Fest Long Jump Winners 2018

Long Jump Championships Held at 2018 RC Fest

One of the gnarliest events held at Horizon Hobby’s RC Fest 2018 was the insane Long Jump Contest. Put on by BigSquidRC, the long jump championships did not disappoint! The biggest news around the pits before the contest was the entry of Tekno’s factory racing superstar Joe Bornhorst. Joe broke out one of his truggies, then went huge to entertain the [...]

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Monster Truck Madness: BIGFOOT Open House Coverage

It’s Tuesday and I’m still recovering from Saturday’s BIGFOOT Open House. That means it was a good day! The day saw several full size monster truck car crushes, some retro monster truck racing, lots of show vehicles and a big r/c solid axle monster truck race! We had a 2 hour rain delay, but the moment the skies let up the trucks [...]

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RC Sumo RC Fest 2018 BigSquidRC

RC Sumo At Horizon Hobby’s RC Fest 2018

To start off our coverage of Horizon Hobby’s RC Fest 2018 we are posting pictures and details about RC Sumo. You see, RC Sumo is a perennial favorite among the bashing crowd because it is easy to play, it is easy on parts, and it is always exciting! RC Sumo is not only a game of skill, but also one [...]

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2017 Horizon Hobby RC Fest

Only 2 Days Until Horizon Hobby’s RC Fest!!!

That’s right folks, after a spring filled with buzz, Horizon Hobby’s RC Fest is nearly here! This Friday is opening day for RC Fest 2018 and people are driving/flying in from all over the globe to attend. This year RC Fest returns to Eli Field in Monticello, Illinois and runs June 1-3. Big changes abound at this year’s RC Fest, with [...]

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Pro-Line By The Fire 2018

Pro-Line’s By The Fire Is This Weekend!

That’s right folks, By The Fire 2018 is almost here. This Saturday Pro-Line’s By The Fire scale adventure kicks off in Apple Valley, California bringing together hobbyists from all across the country. With numerous different scale events and an incredibly scenic and challenging trail to drive on, By The Fire is regarded as one of the very few “can’t miss” [...]

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Shizuoka Hobby Show 2018

Coverage – Shizuoka Hobby Show 2018

Last week the world famous Shizuoka Hobby Show took place in Asia. As several of the makers of our favorite bash cars and trucks are from that part of the world, it is cool to have an inside look at what they had on display. The show is held in Shizuoka City, which is known as “the model capital of [...]

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HobbyTown USA Schaumburg IL Grand Opening, Come say hi!

A few of the Big Squid RC crew will be hanging out at the HobbyTown USA Grand Opening in Schaumburg IL. on April 28th, 2018. There are going to be giveaways, vehicle demos, and sales galore. Big Squid RC will have plenty of stickers to give away, some t-shirts, and probably doing a little bashing. If you are in [...]

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Pro-Line By The Fire 2018

Pro-Line By The Fire 2018, May 19-20

That’s right folks, Pro-Line’s By The Fire 2018 is nearly here! This is a friendly reminder to get entered early, or to make sure all your rigs are nearly built for the event. Pro-Line’s By The Fire is a scale adventure that has gotten great reviews in the past, with many people putting it as a “must attend” type of [...]

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TLR Cup Horizon RC Fest

TLR Cup Race At Horizon RC Fest

Coming up on June 1-3 in Monticello, Illinois will be a big TLR Cup race at Horizon Hobby’s RC Fest. Not only will RC Fest have two days of open bashing with the BigSquidRC Bash Crew, but camping, Brian Parker will be on site doing scale crawling, Pro-Line is putting on an incredible Parade of Lights, and more! Now, with [...]

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