The Arnold Fencing Classic 2017 will be on 25 strips for three days and host up to 36 events. There will be events in all three Olympic weapons for fencers from 6 to 106. This event is an open competition for all ages through veteran and a Regional Youth Circuit event.

All events will be held at the Hyatt Regency: Franklin, Delaware, Union and Taft meeting rooms.

Regional Youth Circuit US Fencing Association National Championship qualifier for youth fencers from 7-12. Regional Youth Circuit (RYC) events are restricted to US Fencers with current USFA membership. All other events are open to international competitors.

Columbus Rotary will be presenting a $2,500 College Scholarship to the top youth competitor in the Arnold Fencing Classic. Limited number of entry scholarships to assist financially burdened fencers. Restrictions apply.

Visitors to the Arnold SportsWorld Kids & Teens EXPO at the Ohio Expo Center can “Try Fencing!” for FREE. Equipment and instructions will be provided. The Arnold SportsWorld Kids & Teens EXPO will be held from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. on Saturday, March 4 and from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Sunday, March 5. Admission is included with the Daily EXPO Ticket.

For details visit www.arnoldfencingclassic.com