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Richard Hernandez is one happy winner of the Traxxas XO-1. He invited his friends to and won one, fast car. He also had a great time at RCX. If you couldn’t make it to the show, check out all the excitement at action at As Richard said, “Best [...]


RCX was the buzz of Long Beach’s local news as “Out and About With Roger Martin” featured the Ultimate Radio Control Expo and a sampling of the fun we had all weekend. The short segment just scratches the surface of all there was to see and do at RCX, but [...]


The Hobby People store at RCX was packed with great deals on the latest RC gear, and there are always a lot of happy faces as people leave with the latest new planes, helis and cars. Even Model Airplane News West Coast senior editor John Reid couldn’t resist checking out [...]


Beautiful weather, a scenic pond, and fast boats have made the RCX boat pond a popular attraction. We’ll have more fun getting wet today–if you’re anywhere near Long Beach, get to RCX! Team Losi Racing’s Mike Truhe gets ready for spin with the Pro Boat Miss Geico 29 BL. It’s [...]


Here is the scene on Saturday afternoon from RCX. As you can see the crowds have settled in and the action hasn’t stopped. As robots roam the show floor, people are lining up for their chance to test their skills with small helis in the outdoor flight zone. The dirt [...]


So that’s who played R2-D2?! These hand-built robots have been making laps through the aisles and turning heads everywhere they go.


The NitroRCX drifting course has drawn a huge crowd all morning, with impeccably detailed touring cars expertly navigating the tight and windy course.


One of the more active booths here at RCX is the Horizon Hobby booth. They have a number of airplane displays and a Horizon Hobby flying cage where they have a continuous flight demos happening all day long.


At the Xflight booth with Stephen and Mark Massel. Their fixed wing flight stabilization gyro is exactly what you need to smooth out your flights for a first-class in-flight video. Look for a coupon at the RCX site and save on purchases at RCX!


This full size buggy is outside the show … If you want one of your own, pick up the Vaterra RC Glamis from Horizon!


HobbyKing is in the house! The guys drove this RV all the way from Joe Nall in South Carolina!


RCX on load-in day. We thought you might like to see what it takes to get ready for the crowds. Lots of crates and product to move. Carpeting, draping, banners…and lights, camera, action. Setting up those tracks takes time. Whew! How cold is the water in that boat pond? Watch [...]


You can get up close and personal with a Shadow UAV at the U.S. National Guard booth! The RQ-7 Shadow UAV is used by the United States Army, Marine Corps, Australian Army and Swedish Army for reconnaissance, surveillance, target acquisition and battle damage assessment. Launched from a trailer-mounted pneumatic catapult, [...]


Mitchell DeJong is no stranger to racing, despite being only 15 this talented teen has made a name for himself as a Red Bull Racing Pro-Driver. When he wasn’t busy dominating in one of his NINE championship wins Mitchell often found himself devoting some of his time to driving RC. [...]


Millsaps joined the Rockstar Energy Racing team for the 2013 season and came out strong taking many podium spots in the 450 class. Shocking the sport out of the gate he took the top spot at Aniheim 1 and showed the world that he needs to be taken seriously. As [...]


We’re Giving Away A Prize an Hour! Pre-register now for your chance to win fabulous prizes at RCX, June 1 and 2 at the Long Beach Convention Center. Buy your discount online tickets and you’ll automatically be entered into the giveaway. Drawing for prizes will take place every hour, so [...]


The HobbyKing team are on a roadtrip across the USA for the next two weeks! Starting from Joe Nall in South Carolina, they are travelling all the way to RCX in California. Follow their progress with daily updates and videos, and if you would like to see them at your [...]


Come meet Sebastian Saraceno star of Animal Planets Pit Boss and one of the seven dwarfs from the movie Mirror Mirror!! Sebastian is an actor who has been avidly into RC scene since he was a teenager and now works in the entertainment business not only as an actor, but [...]


In a sport where details matter as much as they do in RC racing, even the slightest modification can make all the difference. Insight into data such as lap times, connected voltage and ambient car temperature can shave seconds off your finish times. RC4 transponders can be used for both [...]


It’s your chance to take a test flight in the Horizon Try Me Cage! Get hands on and fly some of the hottest indoor airplanes and micro heli’s from Horizon Hobby’s huge line up of aircraft products.


Show us the love, or, at least, the “Like!” Visit our booth at RCX 2013 for details on how to save 20 percent on your order.


Modern day gladiatorial combat featuring battle between two robots in a head-to-head match. Like boxing, the robots are given three full minutes for a round, in which either one of the robots is knocked out, is pushed through the ring out, or the match time runs out, and 3 judges [...]


Welcome to the world of radio control semis, tractor Trailers, box vans, and more! The Construction Zone at RCX will feature highly-detailed, customized, and functional 1:14 and 1:16 scale model trucks. Scale RC trucking requires slow, precise driving skill along with the assembly of a high-quality model. The driving skills [...]


It’s insane drifting madness at RCX when brings you their drift track and 10 brand new drift cars to test and race with! Check out the awesome parody video and view the list of products that NitroRCX used to make it happen. NitroRCX will be presenting new drift cars [...]


Download and print this coupon and come to the Blue Light Technologies booth in Aircraft Alley for a special savings. Available only at RCX 2013!


It’s rooster tail madness when these RC boats hit the pond! Not only can you watch these insanely fast boats tear it up, you may need to bring a towel. RC Boat demonstrations going on through Saturday and Sunday on the Rainbow Lagoon, located outside of the venue near the [...]


Hop in a single seat Mosquito personal helicopter for and have your picture taken. Rotor FX will also be bringing are a self contained FAA certified helicopter flight simulator that will be available for rental by the show patrons. It is a full two place helicopter cockpit with all features [...]


Crazy TV Host and Hollywood Car Designer Fireball Tim will be at this year’s RCX Show signing his new insane Children’s Book “Fireball Tim’s BIG BOOK of Wacky Rides!” Like his famous movies cars, this book is sure to inspire the designer in all of us. Pick up a copy [...]


It’s a robot invasion at RCX! The Sumo Bot Contest features battling bots each vying to be the last bot standing! Visitors can watch as these Sumo bots move around the ring, attempting to push their opponents out of the ring and be proclaimed the winner! Singing Android / Humanoid [...]


You never know who you might meet at RCX! R2D2 will be patrolling the floor, keeping the galaxy safe for us all. Don’t miss out!


The way I see it, if you’re gonna build a time machine into a car, why not do it with some style? [Dr. Emmett Brown - Back to the Future] Hollywood Movie Cars on display! Check out famous movie and TV show cars including Teenage Ninja Mutant Turtle Van, Back [...]


Static Display Contest Top modelers bring out their masterpiece, show off your detailed customized ARF, or present your awesome scale park flyer. The best of the best scale aircraft will be at RCX. Click here for more information Categories ■ Best Military ■ Best Civilian ■ Best Detailed ARF ■ [...]

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