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#1 Danno

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Posted 27 July 2014 - 07:34 PM

BIG NEWS!!

 

 

 

DESERT SCALE CLASSIC IS MOVING!

 



New Date and New Location for 2015!

 

 

We've outgrown the old digs and we're upgrading for the future.

 

 

DSC11 will be Saturday, April 11, 2015 in Phoenix - - the second weekend of April.

 

And, DSC is moving to a brand new, bigger, brighter facility!  More than 50% more space means more room for more entries and many more vendors!! 

 

 

The new, 89,000 square foot HobbyTownUSA/Phoenix Indoor Karting Hobby Resort will host the DESERT SCALE CLASSIC at 3401 W. Greenway Road in Phoenix, at the Southeast corner of Greenway and 35th Avenue.  

 

New facility with spacious new accommodations and amenities.  On-site full-line HobbyTownUSA retail store, on-site barbeque restaurant and snack bar, huge indoor go kart track, rental karts, indoor R/C track, rental R/C cars, open pits and benches, video game arcade, private party facilities, souvenir shop, huge free paved parking lot, clean rest rooms, adjacent shopping, restaurants, bars.   

 

Plenty of on-site hobby entertainment for everyone!!

 

Come see us for the biggest and best DESERT SCALE CLASSIC ever . . . at the biggest and best hobby entertainment center in Phoenix!

 

 

 

 



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Posted 28 July 2014 - 10:00 AM

Packed and ready fo the trip.

 

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#3 cobraman

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Posted 28 July 2014 - 02:38 PM

Oh please let me make it to this one. : )



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Posted 28 July 2014 - 02:53 PM

this is just up the street from the old location, right?



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Posted 28 July 2014 - 03:00 PM

Looking forward to this show already. The new location sounds great.  :D



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Posted 28 July 2014 - 04:23 PM

Can't wait !!!



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Posted 28 July 2014 - 04:33 PM

This definitely sounds fun! I'll do everything I can to get there.

 

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Posted 28 July 2014 - 05:20 PM

It's just west of the old location. The venue is really huge.. Think, empty Big Box Store..

The place is as good as it gets for what we do. Reasonable motels are just 10-15 minutes away.



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Posted 28 July 2014 - 07:03 PM

this is just up the street from the old location, right?

 

Just a couple of blocks East of the past location.  Closer to I-17 than before!

 

 

There are a couple of hotels just a mile away . . . La Quinta and Embassy Suites, both at I-17 & Greenway Road. 

 

 

Chip has it right ~ this is one cool venue!!!  



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Posted 28 July 2014 - 07:52 PM

Just to give you all an idea how big this place is............ :rolleyes:

 

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Posted 28 July 2014 - 08:26 PM

are you sure the karts won't hit the model entry tables?  ;)

 

certainly looks like it lives up to the name "Hobbytown".


Edited by blunc, 28 July 2014 - 08:28 PM.


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Posted 29 July 2014 - 09:04 AM

Those karts are pretty fast. We had a model building session area maybe 50 feet from the track.. -Lots of young budding Phoenix Commuter Road-Ragers out there, crashing with a loud BOOM every few minutes :o..



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Posted 04 August 2014 - 06:57 AM

I'll need a bigger trailer!! and more tables, BOO-YA!!!!



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Posted 04 August 2014 - 07:40 PM

Will NOT miss it next year!!!!



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Posted 05 August 2014 - 02:25 AM

well, I suppose I should go next year since Art is gonna be there.  ;)

 

 

we could have a new competition, assemble a snap together while driving a kart. the most complete snap together with the most laps wins bragging rights.



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Posted 05 August 2014 - 04:00 AM

Will NOT miss it next year!!!!

 

 

Glad to hear that, Art!  Looking forward to seeing you . . . and all your outstanding models!! 

 

B)



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Posted 08 February 2015 - 11:32 AM

Bumpity bump! 

 

Now that NNL West is over, it's time to remind everyone about . . .

 

DESERT SCALE CLASSIC!! 

 

 

Full line hobby shop.

  • Huge, new venue!!! 
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  • Larger contest hall, larger vendor expo, plenty of room!  
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  • Critically judged event with 30 classes!   Classes for children and teens.
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  • On-Line Registration (now open).
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  • Free Make-N-Take for kids.
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  • Raffle with great prizes!
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  • Indoor kart racing on site
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  • Indoor R/C off-road racing on site.  
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  • Indoor driving simulators and game arcade on site.  
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  • Indoor snack bar and lunch/dinner restaurant on site
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  • Spacious free parking for everyone on site
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  • Lots of dining and beverage spots adjacent.
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  • NEW!  Two ~ count 'em, two! ~ slot car road racing circuit tracks!  Plus-  A scale dragstrip for slot drag racing!!  On site

 

 

 

Tons of activities for the family or the imagination.  Plenty of interesting things to do after viewing all the entries. 

 

DON'T MISS DESERT SCALE CLASSIC 11.  April 11, 2015.  3401 W. Greenway Road, Phoenix, AZ.

Check the DSC pages at www.CactusCarModelers.com

 

 

 



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Posted 08 February 2015 - 11:45 AM

I'm gonna try to make it. Whether I bring a a few builds or not.

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Posted 19 February 2015 - 09:30 AM

for anyone interested in kart racing, a website www.localflavor.com currently has a coupon on sale for kart racing at this facility, it's half off for 2 adults. be sure to put phoenix as your city if you wish to see the deal, and you can buy them as gifts also.

 

the coupons are listed as "good till august", so they should be valid till after the model contest.



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Posted 25 February 2015 - 06:15 AM

Good stuff, Mike!   Thanks for the tip on the coupons.  I can see some Modeler Grudge Matches coming!!!   :o 

 

 

Also, as we add to the attractions, allow me to point out that Chris Sobak, Brad Norgaard, Art Laski, Randy Dillon, and Tim Pentecost are going to be slugging it out with their incredible scratch-built brass and plastic artistry, all the while competing for attention with John Teresi, Rick Blassl, [your name here], and a gaggle of other miniature plastic masters!

 

 

*It's probably a good time to point out, as we are now only 6-1/2 weeks away, that guests and entrants in the Desert Scale Classic never compete with the hosts.  We have a separate, people's choice competition for the host club members.  Forget anything that's ever happened anywhere else.  It's a Cactus Car Modelers tradition, and it's set in concrete!  

 

OnLine Registration is open!   Go to www.Cactuscarmodelers.com and select the Desert Scale Classic tabs. 

 

We'll see you in the warm, hospitable Valley of the Sun!    B)