Eli Field Monticello, IL

The Horizon RC Fest is a hands-on, fun-focused RC celebration for the entire family. Brought to you by Horizon Hobby, it is scheduled in beautiful Monticello, Illinois at Eli Field. This three day event will feature an RC airshow, drone racing, RC product demonstrations, giveaways and more! You’ll also be able to get hands-on with all kinds of RC vehicles and aircraft. This will be an AMA Sanctioned event so there will be open flying for pilots with an AMA membership. Refreshment vendors and a hobby retailer will be on site. Don’t miss it! Spectator tickets are FREE!

Hands-On Family Fun

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All-Day RC Action Centered On You!

First Person View Inductrix Drone Experience

First Person View Inductrix Drone Experience

Pilot a HobbyZone Carbon Cub S+ Plane

Pilot a HobbyZone® Carbon Cub S+ Plane

FPV Racing Ride-a-long

FPV Racing Ride-a-long

Take the Rock Crawler Challenge

Take the Rock Crawler Challenge

Race Off-Road with the ECX AMP Buggy

Race Off-Road with the ECX® AMP® Buggy

Kids Activities for All Ages

Kids Activities for All Ages

Watch or Compete in Races and Contests

Watch or Compete in Races and Contests

Giveaways and Prizes

Giveaways and Prizes

Fireworks Display

Fireworks Display

Meet RC Enthusiasts from Across the Country

Meet RC Enthusiasts from Across the Country

RC Multi-Event Bash Fest

RC Multi-Event Bash Fest

RV and Tent Camping (Primitive, limited spaces)

RV and Tent Camping (Primitive, limited spaces)

Bring your own RC products and take advantage of driving and flying time!

  • Open flying for AMA Members
  • TLR Cup 1/8 Scale Race
  • Scaler Time Trial Competitions
  • MultiGP FPV Drone Race
  • Basher's Boulevard competitions featuring Freestyle, Vegas Style Racing, Tug of War, Sumo, Long Jump, Figure 8 Trailer Race, and much more!

Professional RC Demonstrations

Professional RC Demonstrations

See high-tech, one-of-a-kind aircraft and surface vehicles of all shapes and sizes demonstrated by experts. Horizon RC Fest goes till dark, weather permitting. Watch the RC Airshow with 200+ MPH Jets, MultiGP FPV Drone Races, TLR Cup 1/8 Scale Race and much more!

See the Dodge Raminator Monster Truck All Weekend at RC Fest

Want to be part of the Action? Apply to be a RC Fest Volunteer!

Want to be part of the Action?
Apply to be a RC Fest Volunteer!

See you there!

Directions

Eli Field is located at -88.551872 W 40.059821 N. To drive to the field, use I-72 exit 166. On the south east side of the interchange is a Mobil station on Iron Horse Lane. Follow the road back toward the train museum. When you get to the train museum entrance, rather than turning left at the RR crossing, proceed straight, just to the right of a private drive. After passing through the club gate, turn left and proceed northeast until you come to the parking area.

2018 Horizon RC Fest Host Hotel

The Best Western Monticello Gateway Inn
805 Iron Horse Place
Monticello, Illinois, 61856

The Best Western Monticello Gateway Inn is located less than a mile from heart of the action at Eli Field and has recently been renovated. With Horizon RC Fest being three days this year, take advantage of this great deal and don’t miss any of the action!

100% smoke-free hotel, complimentary breakfast, heated indoor pool, plenty of parking
Single: $99.99
Double: $109.99
To book a room call the hotel directly at +1 (217) 762-9436 or online by clicking here and use the Group ID: D60BJ4K0