Fencing

The 2020 Arnold Fencing Classic celebrates its 17th Anniversary! It will host 47 events on 27 strips March 6-8, 2020 at the Arnold Sports Festival. This event is an open competition for all ages and will feature all three Olympic weapons and three 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! Lightsaber competition! 

FEATURES: Division 1A ROC, Division 2 ROC, Veteran ROC, 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. The event features longsword, novice longsword, rapier and dagger, military saber, and lightsaber. 

SPECIAL GUEST INSTRUCTOR: Jurek Miklaszewski from Poland will be teaching clinics in Polish and military saber on Friday and Saturday in the fencing venue. On Sunday, he will be demonstrating and speaking with the public about this great, history weapon.

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 7 and from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Sunday, March 8. Admission is included with the Daily EXPO Ticket.

For details visit arnoldfencingclassic.com.


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