Horizon Hobby RC Fest 2020 Logo

Horizon Hobby RC Fest 2020

OCTOBER 2 - 3 | ELI FIELD | MONTICELLO, IL
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2ND
12PM – 10PM
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3RD
9AM – 10PM

HANDS-ON FAMILY FUN

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 two 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!

BRING YOUR OWN GEAR TO PLAY SURFACE - FREE FLIGHT LINE - AMA REQUIRED
BRING YOUR OWN
GEAR TO PLAY
AIR CAMP
Air Camp
BARRAGE CAMP
Barrage Camp
Recon G6 Built Crawling Adventure
Recon G6 Built
Crawling Adventure
Off-road and Crawler Try Me
Off-road and Crawler
Try Me
PILOT A HOBBYZONE® MINI APPRENTICE® S
PILOT A HOBBYZONE®
MINI APPRENTICE® S
Boat Pond
Boat Pond
Compete or Watch Contests & Races
Compete or Watch
Contests & Races
GIVEAWAYS & PRIZES
GIVEAWAYS & PRIZES
Long Jump Competition / Show
Long Jump
Competition / Show
ACTIVITIES FOR ALL AGES
ACTIVITIES FOR ALL AGES
FOOD TRUCKS
Food Trucks
MEET RC ENTHUSIASTS FROM ACROSS THE COUNTRY
MEET RC ENTHUSIASTS FROM
ACROSS THE COUNTRY
RV AND TENT CAMPING PRIMITIVE – LIMITED SPACES
RV AND TENT CAMPING PRIMITIVE – LIMITED SPACES
RING OF FIRE
RING OF FIRE
Hobby Shop Onsite
Hobby Shop On Site
SPECIAL GUEST JASE 'THE ACE' DUSSIA
SPECIAL GUEST
JASE 'THE ACE' DUSSIA
FIREWORKS DISPLAY
FIREWORKS DISPLAY

AIR EVENTS

AIR–TO–AIR COMBAT
DEMOS 200MPH JETS
OPEN FLYING ALL WEEKEND
NIGHT AIR SHOW
RING OF FIRE

A CURRENT AMA MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED FOR ALL RC PILOTS – Register Here

SURFACE EVENTS

1/8 OFF ROAD RACE
CRAWLING TIME TRIALS
FIGURE 8 RACING
KING OF THE HILL
MONSTER TRUCK FREESTYLE
MONSTER TRUCK RACING
MUD BOG RACING
NIGHT CRAWLING
OFF ROAD – TRY ME
OPEN CRAWL – TRY ME
RC PULLING
SCALE TOUGH TRUCK CHALLENGE
SPEED RUN – LONG JUMP
SUMO WAR
NIGHT AIR SHOW
U OF I ROBOBRAWL - MORE INFORMATION COMING SOON!

Parking

Parking passes may be purchased at the gate entrance for $5 per vehicle. Valid through the entire event weekend with in and out priviledge access granted. Purchase of a parking pass includes a $10 off coupon to be used at the onsite Hobby Shop.

HOTEL LODGING

Best Western Hotels Logo

The Best Western Monticello Gateway Inn is located a mile from the heart of the action at Eli Field and has recently been renovated. With Horizon RC Fest being two days you just might want to take advantage of this great deal so you do not miss any of the action!

Hotel Amenities Include
100% Smoke-Free
Complimentary Breakfast
Indoor Heated Pool
Plenty of Parking

Book your room by May 1st for special Horizon RC Fest Group Rates.
Single: $119.99
Double: $119.99

Book Today
217.762.9436
Use the Group ID & link below Group ID: P43EK1S3

Image link to Google Map

RC FEST 2019 IN REVIEW

4,711 In Attendance
5,658 In Attendance
12,125 Gallons of Water
12,125 Gallons of Water
1,000+ Hot Dogs Consumed
1,000+ Hot Dogs Consumed
$10,041 RAISED FOR CHARITY
$10,041 RAISED FOR CHARITY
RAFFLE WINNERS - WE LOST COUNT!
$12,000 In Raffle Product
54 Registered Pilots
54 Registered Pilots
I would like to thank Horizon for a terrific event. My boys participated in Air Camp. It was very helpful for new pilots. Way to build the next generation of RC fans! Looking forward to the next year. - Glen N.
You put on an amazing event!! THe whole staff was phenomenal! Cant wait till next year. Jeremy G.
It was awesome to meet the faces of Horizon Hobby at RC Fest 2019. Everyone who not only made this event happen, but continue to grow the hobby everyday. Thanks Guys! - Lucas C.

Vendors

Stay Tuned

Food Trucks

Dragon Fire Pizza
Sydney Dairy Barn
Dave's Dogs
Chop BBQ
Ice Daddy's
La Paloma

Partners & Sponsors

Chambana Sales
Best Western
Big Squid RC
Canteen
Go! Monticello
BF Goodrich The Mint 400
Gifford Septic and Sewer
Herriots - Rents, Tents, Events
Illinois Portable Toilets
Jamaica Pyrotechnics Inc.
Lazernut Racing
VT Screen Printing
MMS Rentals and Production
No Limit R/C of Virginia
RC Hub
Recon G6
Riggs Beer Company
Stinger MotorSports
StowAway Mobile Storage
Sunset Landscaping and Trees
Donner Ski Ranch
Badlands Off-Road Park