R/C Model Competition


Introducing the FPV (First-person view)
Multirotor/Fixed Wing Class

FPV model can be a multirotor or fixed wing (or both) aircraft. The FPV electronics and all radio equipment must be installed.
Judging will be based on the quality of build along with the complexity of the build like most other classes.

Sponsored by Ready Made RC

Model Competition Registration Form
(Fill out registration form and bring it with you.)

Cash will be awarded to the top 3 places in the following classes of competition:
$500 for first place, $350 for second place, $250 for third place in each category.
$2,000 for Best in Show!

  • Land Vehicle
    Sponsored By: Hobby Stop West
  • Jet
    Sponsored By: Toledo Weak Signals
  • Military Scale Boat
    Sponsored By: Loyalhanna Dockyard
  • Aerobatic Plane
    Sponsored By: Great Planes Model Dist.
  • Helicopter
    Sponsored By: IRCHA International R/C Helicopter Assn.
  • Pleasure Boat
    Sponsored By: RAM Radio Controlled Models Inc.
  • Competition Boat
    Sponsored By: Octura Models
  • Designer Scale Plane
    Sponsored By: Sig Manufacturing Company
  • Non-Military Sport Scale
    Sponsored By: Maxx Products International Inc.
  • Military Sport Scale Plane
    Sponsored By: Du-Bro Products Inc.
  • Sport Plane
    Sponsored By: Balsa USA
  • Radio Control Old Timer
    Sponsored By: Society of Antique Modelers
  • Sailplane
    Sponsored By: Airtronics
  • Working Vessel Unarmed
    Sponsored By: Taubman Plans Service
  • Vintage R/C*
    Sponsored By: Flying Models Magazine
People’s Choice Award*
Attendees of the Expo will be able to vote for their favorite R/C Model.
The winner will receive $250 courtesy of AJ Aircraft and bragging rights for a full year!
*To participate your R/C Model must be entered in the R/C Model Competition. People’s Choice Award is not part of the R/C Model Competition.

Model Competition Registration Form
(Fill out registration form and bring it with you.)

All competitor’s models will be judged for

Best Finish

Sponsored By: GREX Air Brush

Best Film Covering

Sponsored By: Great Planes Model Dist.

Best in Show

Sponsored By: Fly R/C Magazine

(Competitors cannot enter above three classes)

(1st place awards only)

Competitors Notes
  1. Entries are limited to one model per class. (Also one per show team.)
  2. Former 1st place models are not eligible.
  3. Models must remain on display until show closing on Sunday.
  4. All models except for R/C Sailplane must have engines installed and all models must have radios installed with servos connected.
  5. Model registration is open Friday from 8:30 AM until 5 PM and from 8:30 AM to 12 noon Saturday. Deadline for entering models is 12:00 noon on Saturday.
Process for entering a model at the Toledo R/C Expo
  1. Entry is free however you must purchase a ticket to get in the show. Click Here for a Registration Form
    (Fill out registration form and bring it with you.) Scale Competition Guideline Document.
  2. Models must be entered by 12 noon Saturday (2nd day of the show). Your model must stay till the show closes on Sunday at 3pm.
  3. If your model is too big to be carried, there is a drop-off area in front of the Seagate Centre on Jefferson Avenue by the model registration entrance. We have a designated guarded area inside the lobby for you to drop off your model while you park your car. You can use this designated area inside the lobby to assemble your model if need be.
  4. Register at the registration booth in the lobby.
  5. We will escort you and your model to the display table.
*Vintage R/C Competition Rules