WHEN: Jul 24 at 12 PM – Jul 27 at 8 PM PDT
WHERE: Donner Ski Ranch, 19320 Donner Pass Rd, Norden, California 95724

Only online registration attendees receive the event t-shirt and driver bag! Online registration ends May 31st, 2019 at 12:00pm.

On-site registration ends July 27, 2019 at 10am.

ALL AXIALFEST ATTENDEES MUST COMPLETE AND SIGN A WAIVER. Please download and print the waiver, fill out the necessary information, and bring the waiver to Axialfest to hand over at check in.

Download the waiver here: 2019 AXIALFEST WAIVER




RR1: Rock Race 10-Under Kids Class – 1.9 & 2.2 Combined
RR2: Rock Race 11-15 Kids Class – 1.9 & 2.2 Combined
Both of the above classes – follow these rules:
Rule #1: Must display the mandatory Tech Sticker & wristband at start line.
Rule #2: Eligible Chassis: AX10, SCX10, Yeti, Wraith, Bomber. Chassis can be modified, but must retain a portion of the original chassis. No aftermarket tube chassis or aftermarket frame rails. (SCX10’s with aftermarket frame rails can compete in the RR5/RR6 Rock Race Open Classes.
Rule #3: Open motor choice.
Rule #4: Axial transmission or an aftermarket transmission housing using Axial gear format.
Rule #5: Axial axles or any aftermarket axle using Axial ring & pinion sized gearing.
No restrictions for the following items:
• Tires & Wheels
• Suspension links
• C-hubs
• Steering knuckles
• Driveshafts

RR3: Rock Race Factory 1.9 SCX10 Class
Rule #1: Must display the mandatory Tech Sticker & wristband at start line.
Rule #2: Eligible Chassis: Any stock based 1.9 Axial chassis.
No aftermarket tube chassis or aftermarket frame rails. (SCX10’s with aftermarket frame rails can compete in the RR5 Rock Race 1.9 Open Class. See RR5 Class notes below).
Rule #3: Must be solid axle front and rear, retain Stock AR44 Axles or AX10 Axle Housings
Rule #4: Brushed motor limited to nothing under 20 turn.
Rule #5: 1.9” wheels only.
Rule #6: Axial transmission or an aftermarket transmission housing using Axial gear format.
Rule #7: 3S Battery Max
No restrictions for the following items:
• Tires
• Suspension links
• C-hubs
• Steering knuckles
• Driveshafts

RR4: Rock Race Factory 2.2 Class
Rule #1: Must display the mandatory Tech Sticker & wristband at start line.
Rule #2: Eligible chassis: RR10 Bomber, Wraith, Yeti and EXO. No aftermarket tube chassis or aftermarket frame rails.
Rule #3: Must retain factory Plastic solid axles.
Rule #4: Axial transmission or an aftermarket transmission housing using Axial gear format.
Rule #5: Brushed motor limited to nothing under 20 turn.
Rule #6: 3S Battery Limit.
Rule #7: Must use 2.2 size wheels (EXO only exception with 2.2/3.0” wheel)
No restrictions for the following items:
• Suspension links
• Driveshafts
• ESC Brand
• Tires

RR5: Rock Race 1.9 SCX10 Open Class
Rule #1: Must display the mandatory Tech Sticker & wristband at start line.
Rule #2: Eligible Chassis: Any SCX10 Chassis (modified or aftermarket chassis ok).
Rule #3: Axial axles or any aftermarket axle using Axial Ring and pinion gearing.
Rule #4: Axial transmission or an aftermarket transmission housing using Axial gear format.
Rule #5: 1.9” wheels only.
No restrictions for the following items:
• Tires
• Suspension links
• C-hubs
• Steering knuckles
• Driveshafts
• Motor/ESC

RR6: Rock Race 2.2 Open Class
Rule #1: Must display the mandatory Tech Sticker & wristband at start line.
Rule #2: Eligible Chassis: Must be 1/10th based; handmade tube chassis, custom frame rails, or Axial chassis.
Rule #3: Chassis must use a combination of Axial based independent suspension and/or axles.�(Independent Front Suspension / Fully Independent Suspension / Solid Front and Rear axles).
Rule #4: Axial transmission or an aftermarket transmission housing using Axial gear format.
Rule #5: NO center differential transmissions
Rule #6: NO 1/8th big-bore shocks
Rule #7: Axial axles or any aftermarket axle using Axial ring and pinion sized gearing.
Rule #8: 2.2 wheels only.
No restrictions for the following items:
• Motor
• Battery
• Tires
• Suspension links
• C-hubs
• Steering knuckles
• Driveshafts

Axial launched this program in 2016 in conjunction with ALTRA Running shoes. If vehicle speed and running through the woods appeals to you, this might be the class you seek. Axial will design a designated enduro course just for this class! This will be fast paced physical event. Physical endurance, quick reflexes and knowledge of your rig as well as your physical ability are key.
Must be 18 years+ of age to compete in this class.
You may wish to not participate as this is a physically demanding 5K endurance race.
NO TRANSPONDERS REQUIRED! Leaning on the roots of trail running, timing has evolved to a bib process. Each driver will be issued a large numbered bib to wear for the duration of the race and makes for a great addition to your wall art!
ALTRA ULTRA 5K ENDURO Men’s Class & Women’s Class Rules
Rule #01: Eligible chassis: Wraith, Yeti, Bomber, EXO, SCX10, AX10 (No Yeti XL’s). Chassis can be modified, but must retain a portion of the original chassis.
Rule #02: Must display the mandatory Tech Sticker & and show wristband at start.
Rule #03: No aftermarket tube chassis or aftermarket frame rails.
Rule #04: 2.2” wheels or 1.9” wheels
Rule #05a: May use metal axles
Rule #05b: Must use Yeti plastic a-arms if running Yeti chassis
Rule #6a option: Must retain the original Axial C-Channel frame (SCX10)
Rule #6b option: Must retain the original Axial plastic tube-chassis (AX10 / Wraith / Bomber / EXO / Yeti). Slight modifications may be made.
Rule #07: Axial transmission or an aftermarket transmission housing using Axial gear format.
Rule #08: Drink water with electrolytes and carry a hydration pack.
No restrictions for the following items:
• Suspension links
• C-hubs
• Steering knuckles
• Steering Links
• Driveshafts

TTC Rules (done by OD Tire size)
1. 0 – 4.2 tire size
2. 4.3 – 4.75 tire size
3. 4.8 – 5.4 tire size
4. 1.9 Wraith
5. UMG10

Daily Driver
Monster trucks
12 and under
13 -18
Best Theme
Best in show

Axial hats are available on the Horizon Hobby website:

Axial Trucker Cap, Charcoal Black (AXIZ0019)

Axial Flat Bill Cap, Black (AXIZ0020)

Axialfest 2018 Rock Racing And Altra Ultra 5K Results

The Rock Racing event at Axialfest is a fast paced and challenging race open to anyone who attends Axialfest. Many prep their rigs specifically for the event and others just arrive for fun. Racers stage in each class for qualifying to narrow the fields. Qualifying however involves strategy as there are no marshals to assist you in roll overs on the course for most of the racing. You flip, you’re done unless you can wiggle your wheels and rip the throttle to right yourself. After qualifying, the field is narrowed up and the mains are run to determine the top three finishers. Here, drivers tend to toss strategy and go for the win. Sometimes this new style of driving works and other times it does not as this year we saw some favorites on their roof early on. Drivers take on the rock, sand, wood. jump and even pinecone littered course for three laps in the  main and the following drivers made it to the top to claim their positions at one of the toughest Rock Racing events; Axialfest!

Rocking Racing
Axialfest 2018 Racing 6
Factory Bomber
1. Chris Jones
2. Cary Reese
3. Asher Sibole

Axialfest 2018 Racing 7
1. Spencer Bell
2. Zach Whitrock
3. Chris Duran

Axialfest 2018 Racing 8
Unlimited Tuber
1. Griffin Dean
2. Michael Pham
3. Gene Boyd

Axialfest 2018 Racing 9
1. Ethan Bell
2. Claton Pleming
3. Donnie Barron

Axialfest 2018 Racing 10
Brushed 1.9
1. Ken Mejica
2. Adam Nudelman
3. Sebastian Velencia

Axialfest 2018 Racing 11
1.9 Brushless
1. Forest Ward
2. Gabe Fleming
3. Tommy Thompson

Axialfest 2018 Racing 12
2.2 Mod
1. Michael Pham
2. Seth Reese
3. Angelo Lanford

10 and Under Kids
1. Sierra Reese
2. Jason Hernandez
3. Jaxson Hall

Yeti Jr
1. Mike Thompson

2018 Altra Running Ultra 5k Enduro
This year’s Ultra 5K was exciting from the start as 62 entrants lined up to compete in the challenge that tests the runners endurance, their rigs durability and ability to navigate the course. Brad Perry put a lot of work into laying out a challenging course and that it was. Runners took off two at a time on their own clock to conquer the trails that lined Cisco Grove. The path had technical challenges that went up hill, through loose dirt, through rocky terrain, past fallen logs and over lots of rough natural terrain. There were a number of dropouts in the race, mainly due to mechanical failure, but most runners kept their hearts in it to say they finished an Axialfest Ultra 5K. In the end, there were some familiar faces on top. Jake Wright took home the win ahead of Mike Thompson who just grabbed the second place podium spot thirty seconds in front of third place Chris Jones. The top three all sported Altra Running gear to help them to their victory.
Axialfest 2018 Racing 5
1- Jake Wright (BFGoodrich Tires)
2- Mike Thompson (Method Race Wheels)
3- Chris Cru Jones (Magnaflow Exhaust)

Think you can take on the racing events at Axialfest? Start prepparing now and we’ll see you at Axialfest 2019!

Axialfest 2018 Skeeno Report Part 1


You know what July means, Axialfest! That’s right, the largest gathering of scale RC fans at Cisco Grove Campground. Follow along as I give you a small sample of what went down at Axialfest 2018. Part 1 of the Skeeno Report will cover what I saw on Wednesday, July 18.


As usual, you have to stop at the store when you arrive at Axialfest.  This year was a little different though, because before you went to the store, you had to stop at registration on the opposite side of the street.


First Axial staffer I ran into was Stinky Shawn Barton. He was up at Cisco Grove for four weeks getting ready for all the Axialfesters to arrive.


Looks like a full schedule of fun at Axialfest 2018.


Before going in to the registration building, you got to get all your Axial vehicles teched by some of the Axial staff.  Randal Davis and Scott Kerkes were manning the tech booth when I arrived.


If you passed tech, you got one of these stickers.


If you failed tech, you got one of these stickers.


At the tech booth, RC legend Don Hughes was arguing with Matt Kearney about which brand of muffler bearings were the best.

7 Inside the registration building, Jeff Johns was happily pointing to the swamp cooler that was keeping the registration staff nice and cool all day long.


There were cones and tape for traffic control, but I don’t think there were ever very big lines.  The new check-in system really seemed to smooth out the process since it was open all day, everyday.


I saw one chain of 2ChainzScalerz, Adam Dean, aka G Eazy checking in and getting his swag bag, shirt, hat, waterbottle, etc.  Can you see the swamp cooler in the corner of the picture?


Ohhhhh, sweetness! a PK Ripper.  This bike was on my wish list as a kid.


Over at the camp store, the ladies told me that the campground was again sold out this year.  That’s 450 campspots! Axialfest 2018 was set to be off the chain once again.


After checking in, we headed over to H30, the Skeeno Spot since Axialfest 2013.  This year we jammed 3 tent trailers and 2 canopies into our spot. Nothing fancy, but the orange shag sure is nice to stand on once the Altra Lone Peaks come off after a long day of walking.


Tree, Mike, and I took little break after setting up camp before heading down to check out Vendor’s row. Mike brought a TV, but didn’t get to watch it much, because there’s too much to do at Axialfest.


Ryan Gerrish of DS Pro had some screaming deals on bodies and hard to find parts.  I got a Glitch Buster for $1!


This was  box of random Axial plastics.  It was all free.  If you broke a part, you could rummage through and find what you needed to get back on trail.


MIP came out this year with Matt Olson.  We reminisced about our old favorite RC mag, Xtreme RC cars.


MIP had this racer on display.  I’m not sure what it was, but it was HUGE!


A Main Hobbies was back with TONS of goodies.


Do you need some scale accessories?  A Main Hobbies has you covered. I see WERTYMADE, SBC, and CBE in there.


They had a Wheel of Fortune to spin to win prizes.


A Main again had a sweet custom build on display.  If I’m not mistaken, this was given away on the last day of Axialfest 2018.


I’m not sure if those are Pivot Phoenixes or Fire birds, but it doesn’t matter. Those Knights Customs parts really complete this build.


Speaking of Knights Customs, James Knight was back out with his amazing 3D printed goodness.


His booth is alway filled with the coolest accessories.


3D printed metal bumpers, exhausts and Pull Pals?  Yup, Knights Customs has them.  Do you see the scale Canyon Cooler?  They were Axialfest exclusives.  Did you get one?  I did.


Hemistorm had his build on display.  Pictures don’t do it justice.


The ‘ghost’ bodies were my favorite part.


I love the way you can see how all the parts mount up in the stock bodies.


Look how freaking awesome that 22R sits in this Toyota Honcho. PS, this was a raffle item.  See the tickets in the background?


Here’s my sweet Knights Customs Canyon Cooler.  I think it’s going on the Jeep.  Did you get one?


Of course, Pro-Line was there.


Paul Willhite told me to look for tokens out on Trail E.  They could be turned in for prizes at the Pro-Line booth.

31Hatfields and McCoys. Budweiser and Coors. Red and Blue. Yes, it’s true.  Tower Hobbies was bought by Horizon Hobby and the once fierce rivals are now a team. Have no fear, they announced that Axialfest will live on.


The official hobby shop of Axialfest, RPP Hobby was again packed and ready to meet your needs.


They brought all the sweet deals with them.


The best coolers to keep your perishables cold at Axialfest, Canyon Coolers was back. Did I mention Knights Customs has a scale replica?


Cheers, Mr. Canyon.


Hemistorm was manning the Castle booth.  Did you know Castle now has sensored brushless systems?


I stopped by to see my old friends at CKRC.


Yes, it’s true that they decided to close up shop and follow a new career path, but that didn’t stop them from coming out and having fun at Axialfest.  Here former owner, Jason chats with the Taz, Tristan Judkins and Half Link about his next adventure in life.


CKRC even had their own trail.  The first part was a 2Chainz Skillz section.


Of course, it was detailed with cool scale buildings and such.


It looked easier than it was.  We’ll come back later and try it out.


Of course, I had to stop and make Grumpy Fast Eddie yell at me.  Sadly, he wasn’t around, so I took the opportunity to totally violate his lawn. All my bearings will probably seize when he sees this picture.


Pedals Bikeshop was back.. I tried to get them to give me that PK Ripper, but I got denied.  I did get a new PBS t-shirt, though.


Over at Area 108, these skeletons were having a good time pickin’ and grinnin’ on the old banjo.


I took a spin around campground to check out who was here and found lots of people already out running the trails.


The bridge up front by the camp store is always a fun place to play.


Lots of kiddos were out and about this year again.  This guy was smart and remembered to stay hydrated when out in the heat.


This little guy was totally focused on driving.  I had a hard time getting his attention.


He finally threw up the deuces.


The water was low, but I still saw lots of little ones out cooling off in between driving the trails.


I spotted this cool fire pit on my way out of the creek bottom.


There were little surprise buildings all over the place.  I’m sure I missed a bunch.  How many did you see?


The 1:1 SCX10 was back again.


Last year Mrs. Zotti was over in A section all by her lonesome.


This year she brought all her fun bags and canopies over to Vendor’s Row.  She can customize yours for you.


The temps were only supposed to be in the mid-80s, but for some reason it felt WAY hotter.  Luckily, Mr. Barton had a little shade to keep cool on his security rounds.


What in the what?  Secret Area 51 Security vehicle.  Scott G. brought his Haflinger out to play at Axialfest.  The engine looks like someone cut a VW flat 4 in half.


Go check these out, super cool!


Big man, little car.  Last year Tree putted on my Skeeno Skooter.  This year he jammed himself into the Haflinger.


Something crazy happened this year; I actually got to drive my SCX10!  Usually, I’m so busy with STAFF duties that I don’t have time. This year I got to hit a few trials.  The 2ChainzScalerz course was my first stop.


I had to fill up before we headed out.  I updated my trail rig this year by going with a Proline Toyota Honcho lid and Axial Nitto Trail Grapplers in the R35 compound.


I never obey this sign.


As I was trailing along I spotted this Northstar camper.


I looked for the owner, but I think we was taking a nap.  Great work whoever built this.


We trailed around a bit more until Tree and Mike had some mechanical issues, so we cut it short and headed back for dinner.


For dinner, we hit up the MOGROG truck.


That’s right, Unimog Food Truck.


Hmmm, what to get?


It all sounded good, so we had one of each.  It was muy delicioso.


After dinner, the poopy pants boys fixed their rigs, so I went back to Vendor’s Row to see who showed up while I was out trailing.


Looks like Casey Currie showed up.


Yup, the axles check out.  It’s Mr. Monster himself.


And, he brought enough Monster Energy to keep us going all weekend.


Finally, Mr. Altra, Chris Cru Jones showed up.  He told me the new Lone Peak 4.0 will be out very soon.


You know Altras are the offcial shoe of RC.


And bonus! I get a little discount on my new shoes!


So, that’s what I saw on Day 1 of Axialfest 2018. After getting Tree and Mike’s rigs fixed up, we decided to hit the hay and be ready for Thursday at Axialfest 2018. Look for the Axialfest 2018 Skeeno Report Part 2 where I will go over what I saw on Day 2 of Axialfest 2018.


Axialfest 2018 Concours

Each and every year, some of the best RC builders converge at Axialfest to put their work on display for Axial fans to see and judges to notice in the Concours event. Year after year, more and more spectacular builds line the miniature walls of the Cisco Grove pavilion while bystanders look on as judges stroll pass the presented vehicles looking for machines that really stand out from the rest. Like previous years, the vehicles on display were all amazing displays of passion for the hobby and representation of some skilled detailers. Two new kids classes were introduced into the mix and were supported with some creative builds for their age brackets. All of those who put their custom built Axial based machines into concours deserve recognition for a job well done, but in the end only three were pulled for awards in each class. Check out some concourse scenes from Axialfest 2018 and the top three machines for each category.

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Axialfest 2018 Concours13
Daily driver
1. Alec Va DenBrink – Liberty
2. Joe Zuniga – Hilux
3. Elio Dianda – Brute

Axialfest 2018 Concours18
1. Corey Hall – Goat
2. Todd Norton – Military 6×6
3. Bree Eral – Beetle

Axialfest 2018 Concours6
Monster truck
1. Paul Russel Jr – White/Blue MT
2. Ben Thomas – Black Truck
3. Cancer sucks – Kye Steiner

Axialfest 2018 Concours17
1. Daniel Flores – Jeep Trailer
2. James Tomlinson – Forerunner
3. Judd Rummage – Amain Bike trailer

Axialfest 2018 Concours14
12 and under
1. Ina Eral – Unicorn
2. Sadie Silva – Dinosaur Wraith
3. Joe Zuniga – Blue Jeep

Axialfest 2018 Concours11
1. Jacob Simpson – 6×6 Flatbed
2. Dominic Reyes – Green Flatbed
3. Jensen LeBlanc – F350 SD

Axialfest 2018 Concours10
Best Theme
1. Bree Eral – Dragon 6×6
2. Devlin Shipley – Scooby Buggy:
3. Chris Harder – Radioactive FC

Axialfest 2018 Concours15
1. Ty Campbell – Dakar Truck
2. Matt Hauck – Wrangler/ Powerwagon
3. Chris Prestwood – SBC Power Wagon

Axialfest 2018 Concours9
1. Jay Jaffe – Silver Otterpops
2. Mike Thompson – Red Altra
3. Dean Farrington – Black/ Orange

Best Of Show
After the Judges had determined the Top 3 finishers for each class, the owners of the trucks were asked to come together and vote on a best of show. Sure each builder felt their rig was the best, but it was only a short time for them all to come together and agree who was best in show overall. In the end, Todd Norton with his Kraz 255 Converted Ukrainian Military clearly stood out from the rest from it’s detailed body, perfectly scale wood log haul and it’s patina for days.
Axialfest 2018 Concours16

Congratulations for all those who took home awards and thank you to all those who entered. Yet again another Axialfest Concourse event has wrapped up and builders continue to amaze with builds that show off passion for Axial adventure vehicles and beyond. We can’t wait to see what everyone comes up with for AXIALFEST 2019!

Pro Boat Models – Official Sponsor of AXIALFEST 2018

Axial RC Inc. is proud to announce that Pro Boat Models has been added to the sponsor list for AXIALFEST 2018!

Pro Boat Models brings the fun and excitment of radio control watercraft to modelers in scale versions of popular boat types and beyond. Each Pro Boat Model has been designed from the ground up with quality and performance in mind. Whether you are into hydroplanes, deep-v hulls, scale boats or just want something fun with self-righting ability, Pro Boat has the perfect boat model to add to your RC collection.

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Spektrum – Official Sponsor of AXIALFEST 2018


Axial RC Inc. is proud to announce that Spektrum has been added to the sponsor list for AXIALFEST 2018!

In October of 2004, Horizon Hobby rocked the RC world by unveiling one of the most revolutionary products to ever hit the market: Spektrum 2.4GHz Digital Spectrum Modulation Technology. Similar technology in the computer and telephone industries has eliminated interference, increased signal resolution, and provided a stronger link between the base units and the transmitting units. Since then, racers and pilots have embraced Spektrum technology, and the future is even more promising. Over the years Spektrum has brought major advancements with it’s products. Starting with the DX3 and DX6 years ago, the line of Spektrum products now includes some of the most advanced air and surface RC equipment in the world.

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Packing A Daypack For Axialfest & Other Trail Adventures

This time next week, RC adventurists will be littering the mountainside of Cisco Grove California for Axialfest 2018. Many will have spent weeks, months and even the complete year since last year’s Axialfest preparing their rigs for the event. But one important area that should not be neglected is your day pack. You know, all the gear you should carry in a backpack to help support your day out in nature with your rig. We’re sure you have a pretty good idea of what you need to carry, but we gathered up the suggestions on what to carry from the Axial team that has been attending Axialfest since, well, since the start. Here is a list of what we suggest to have on hand.

To carry your equipment, you will of course need a backpack. There are certainly an unlimited number of offerings available. But we have a few suggestions. For starters, make sure the pack is large enough to carry all of your supplies. Second, check for compartments. Having lots of storage areas makes it easier to separate things, know where they are and access them easily when you need it. Support is another area to check. Bags with batteries, water and tools can get heavy, make sure there are comfortable straps and cross support clips to distribute the weight of the pack on your body with minimal stress. And finally H2O equipped packs are often a nice option to keep you hydrated as you go.

Axial Pack 1
It can get a bit buggy on the trails so having some insect repellant is often a must. Next, sun tan lotion or spray, you’ll be in the sun, protect your skin. Lip balm is another item that many drivers will have on hand with them.

Axial Pack 2
It goes without saying, you should carry a minimized version of your toolbox with you. Some allen wrenches, nut drivers, scissors and pliers will probably get you through most repairs. Hex driver or leatherman style multi-tools help you reduce the amount of what you carry as well. Tape, such as electrical tape, zip-ties and glue are also great for on the trial fixes.

Axial Pack 4
You’ll be out on the trails driving your RC rig for long periods of time and when the power runs out, you don’t want to be left carrying your rig back to camp. Have an extra pack or two safely stowed in your daypack. It’s also a great idea to carry some extra transmitter batteries as well.

Axial Pack 3
Water & Food
Sometimes time just flies away and before you know it, you’ve been out on the rocks for hours. Always pack plenty of water and food to keep you going. Cisco Grove is at a pretty high altitude and with the heat of the sun, the combination can cause dehydration. Do not go out without water.

Axial Pack 5
Let’s face it, things can happen, especially with all of the highly modified rigs that will scour the mountains. If you know the weak points on your build, it’s best to bring extra parts in case you need to make a fix. Have a box of assorted hardware on hand too. Even with lots of prep, sometimes screws or nuts can rattle free from your machine.

Axial Pack 6
Media gear
You’re at perhaps the largest attended radio control event on the planet, make sure you document it! Have your cell phone charged, clear out the memory in your photo album and grab lots of pictures. Have a portable charger with you in case you need to recharge your phone. Action cameras and mini-tripods are also a must have. But unfortunately because of an incident at another unrelated event at Cisco Grove, drones are not allowed.

Aventures run into the night at Axialfest so multiple sources of lighting are a must. A head-lamp is recommended as well as a flashlight. Have these items in your pack in case you’re on the trails for the long haul.

So we just went over the recommended items to have on you at all times at Axialfest, but only you know what is truly needed to keep you safe and prepared on the trails. You took the time to make sure your rig was in top running condition. Now make sure you are too.

TOWER HOBBIES – Official Sponsor of AXIALFEST 2018


Axial R/C Inc. is pleased to announce Tower Hobbies as a returning sponsor for AXIALFEST 2018! Tower Hobbies has been a continued sponsor of AXIALFEST since 2014.

Tower Hobbies has a very simple game plan: offer the finest products available at the lowest prices and to provide absolutely the finest service. This game plan is a lot more than just a plan — it’s a promise. A promise that is honored by each and every dedicated employee of Tower Hobbies. All of the dedicated employee-owners are Team Tower Hobbies and their personal and professional commitment to excellence is your guarantee of total satisfaction and outstanding value.

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Axial is stoked to announce that Pedals Bike Shop of Riverside, CA is back as a return sponsor and is donating an SE Bike to the massive raffle pile!
This SE Bikes Big Flyer 29″ will be given to a lucky raffle ticket winner during the AXIALFEST2018 Awards Ceremony! How do you get your raffle ticket? Show up to the Awards Ceremony! The SE BIkes 29” Big Flyer is “wheelie” a dream come true! SE went deep into the design lab this year to create the raddest, baddest and most affordable 29” BMX bike on the market. This ground-breaking bike wheelies like a dream and comes equipped with an SE Bikes pad set, Rad Plate and Wheelie pegs.

SE BIkes

PEDALS, a full service cycling boutique committed to putting custom back into the customer experience. In other words no matter what type of riding you’re into we’ve got you covered and we’ll make sure you get the proper fit and equipment to get you rolling.


Monster Energy – Official Sponsor of AXIALFEST 2018

Axial RC Inc. is proud to announce that Monster Energy has been added to the sponsor list for AXIALFEST 2018!

Most companies spend their money on ad agencies, TV commercials, radio spots, and billboards to tell you how good their products are. At Monster we choose none of the above. Instead, we support the scene, our bands, our athletes and our fans. We back athletes so they can make a career out of their passion. We promote concert tours, so our favorite bands can visit your home town. We celebrate with our fans and riders by throwing parties and making the coolest events we can think of a reality.

At Monster we are all about the things you care about. What kid dreams about landing a 9 to 5 job? WE all dreamed about being pro athletes, musicians and living the life. We know it takes encouragement and support to make that dream a reality, so we created the Monster Army to back the next generation pros, the future Ricky Carmichael, Jeremy McGrath, Danny Kass and Jamie Bestwicks.

Some companies won’t let you have any gear unless you’re on the payroll. We’re all about our fans rockin’ the Monster logo the way they want – on hats, shirts, mx bikes, trucks, gear, or even on themselves. Our idea of a promotion isn’t giving away a TV you already got. Our promos offer exclusive VIP access, insane trips hanging with top musicians and athletes, and real gear like dirt bikes, snowboards and helmets.

In short, at Monster all our guys walk the walk in action sports, punk rock music, partying, hangin’ with the girls, and living life on the edge. Monster is way more than an energy drink. Led by our athletes, musicians, employees, distributors and fans, Monster is… A LIFESTYLE IN A CAN!

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