The 2019 Arnold Fencing Classic celebrates its 16th Anniversary! It will host 46 events on 27 strips March 1-3, 2019 at the Arnold Sports Festival. This event is an open competition for all ages and will feature all three Olympic weapons and all historical weapons.
All events will be held at the Hyatt Regency: Franklin, Union, Delaware, Taft meeting rooms and a food court connector area.
NEW EVENT! Paralympic Wheelchair open fencing events in all three Olympic weapons.
FEATURES: RYC and RJCC Olympic fencing Regional youth, cadet and junior events that are official qualifiers for US National Championships. Registration and information at arnoldfencingclassic.com.
HEMA. Historical European Martial Arts. Competition, workshops and demonstrations will again be featured.
NEW this year are longsword and rapier tournaments.
REFEREE CLINIC with Abdel Abdelaziz - the best and most experienced referee in US. Please visit arnoldfencingclassic.com for details.
SCHOLARSHIP! Provided by Columbus Rotary this $2500 Academic College Scholarship will be awarded by Arnold Schwarzenegger to the best youth competitor of the Arnold Fencing Classic. For application and more information visit arnoldfencingclassic.com.
TRY FENCING! AT THE ARNOLD! Visitors of any age 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 arnoldfencingclassic.com.