Horizon Hobby RC Fest

The Morning Show

A Summer Festival with RC Cars, Trucks, Aircraft, Drones — and You! It’s almost time for the 3rd Annual Horizon Hobby RC Fest. There’s no other event like it. RC Fest is the largest gathering of radio-controlled cars, trucks, airplanes, helicopters and drones in the Midwest. Skilled modelers square off in thrilling competitions…vendors exhibit their newest and best RC merchandise…hobbyists and non-hobbyists alike enjoy an incredible variety of RC activities. Bring your own models if you wish for a weekend filled with fun, friends, and fastpaced, high-flying hobby excitement!* *Please note: RC pilots must have a current AMA membership to fly their own planes. Located at Eli Field in Monticello, Illinois — Friday, Saturday & Sunday, June 7-9, 2019 RC Fest has something for everyone. If you’re already an RC enthusiast, imagine being surrounded by bashing competitions, howling jets, scale warbirds, intense off-road racing…everything that gets your adrenaline flowing, everywhere you look. At RC Fest the action is nearly non-stop. There are countless opportunities to watch thrilling RC demos and join in the fun. You won’t want to miss any of it! If you’re new to radio control, there’s no better time or place to see what all the excitement is about. Bring the whole family. All ages will enjoy driving or flying at our “Try Me” tents, where experienced modelers love introducing new people to the RC hobby. Air Events Include: • Night Air Show • Ring of Fire • Aerial Combat • FPV Racing • Jet Demos • RC Flying “Try Me” • Open Flying Surface Events Include: • TLR® Cup Race • Bash Fest • King of the Hill • RC Pulling Competition • Night Crawling • RC Racing “Try Me” • Monster Truck Freestyle Also Scheduled: • Air Camp • Barrage Kit Camp • Kids Activities (Games, Bounce House and More) • Food and Refreshment Vendors • Product Displays, Sales and Specials • Drawings and Prizes Family-Friendly Fun All Weekend Long The events listed above are just a sample of what you’ll find at the 2019 Horizon Hobby RC Fest. The festivities continue even after the sun goes down. Saturday ends with a spectacular night air show featuring a sky filled with LED-illuminated aircraft, plus a free fireworks display. Primitive camping is available as are local accommodations. Stay several days so you can experience everything RC Fest has to offer! The 2018 RC Fest drew 4,711 visitors. More than 60 competitors entered the TLR® Cup race event alone. Proceeds from the raffles and crawling competition — which are donated to Horizon Hobby’s “Hobbies for Good” charity — totaled over $10,000! All signs indicate that this year’s RC Fest will be our biggest, best, and most successful one yet. We look forward to seeing you there! More Information and RC Fest News For the latest event news and announcements, visit the RC Fest Facebook page and the web site at the links below. You can see video highlights from previous years on YouTube (search “Horizon Hobby RC Fest”). Contact Kim Payne, Marketing Publicist, at (217) 403-3148 or via email at kpayne@horizonhobby.com about media opportunities. Facebook Event Page: https://business.facebook.com/events/1194805950674882/ Horizon RC Fest Page: https://www.HorizonRCFest.com EventBrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-horizon-rc-fest-tickets-59731794405

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