Kids & Teens EXPO

The Arnold SportsWorld Kids & Teens EXPO will be held March 6-7, 2021 in the Bricker Building at the Ohio Expo Center. Admission is included with the Daily EXPO Ticket.

Arnold SportsWorld serves as the activity core for youth sports competitions and family activities at the Ohio Expo Center. Located in the Bricker Building, the Arnold SportsWorld Kids & Teens EXPO is a fun-filled, two-day festival of sports, talent and fitness designed for families with children of all ages. It will feature more than 20 sports areas with an action-packed schedule of challenging contests, games, hands-on demonstrations and drills, a fun zone with zorb balls, bounce houses, bull riding, face painting and virtual reality video games.

**PLAY the Arnold Fitness Challenge**  Each month a new challenge will be featured.  Stay active this Fall and win prizes!

October - Play and Win!  

The Fitness Challenge is open to kids of all ages and their entire families!

Sport of the Month is Martial Arts presented by EJ's Warrior Karate

To participate, complete one of the activities below.

As proof of completion, post a picture of yourself having fun while doing the activity and tag us at @arnoldsportsworld.  You will then be entered in the prize drawing.

Weekly Activities: (Complete one activity each week)

1 – Answer the trivia questions about Martial Arts.

2 – Hop on left foot 10 times and hop on right foot 10 times - two times a week.  (Working on balance and if it is too easy try closing your eyes)

3 – Do 10 pushups, 10 sit-ups and 20 jumping jacks - two times a week.  (Working on strength)

4 – How long can you stay focused?  Stand in the attention or ready stance and see how long you can go without breaking form by smiling, laughing or looking around.  Have a parent or friend try to distract you by making goofy faces, sounds, cracking jokes or asking silly questions. Time yourself.  

Each week there will be a prize drawing. One winner will receive a prize for the week. Double your chances of winning by tagging 3 of your friends and encouraging them to participate. Winners will be announced on Monday's.  At the end of the month, all entries will be put in a grand prize drawing.

NEW IN 2020

*Arnold's Strongest Teen
*Bike Rodeo
*Central Ohio Youth Ballet
*Celebrity Meet & Greet
*COSI Rat Basketball and Opening Cloud Burst
*Cup Stacking
*Dart N Dodge
*Educational "STEM" Stage
*Handball
*Skateboarding
*Surfing
*World Body Painting Models

2020 COMPETITIONS

*Arnold's Strongest Teen
*Cup Stacking
*Fitness Pageants
*High School Weightlifting
*Speed Cubing
*Talent Show

2021 Arnold SportsWorld Kids & Teens EXPO Floor Plan

The Ohio Expo Center will also host a variety of youth and adult competitions including baton twirling, cheerleading and dance, futsal, gymnastics and martial arts. (The Daily EXPO Ticket includes admission to the Arnold SportsWorld Kids & Teen EXPO and all events at the Ohio Expo Center, plus most events at the Greater Columbus Convention Center.)

Arnold SportsWorld features 155,000 square feet of space dedicated to sports demonstrations and clinics. Demonstration areas will be hosted by area professional sports teams including: Hockey (Columbus Blue Jackets), Baseball (Columbus Clippers), Soccer (Columbus Eagles), Futsal (Columbus Futsal) Also featured are Archery, Baton Twirling, Disc Golf, Fencing, Foosball, Football, Footgolf, Gymnastics, Jump Rope, Martial Arts, Spartan Obstacle Course, Speed Cubing, Tennis, Weightlifting and Wrestling.

Arnold SportsWorld, in partnership with Sunny95 and Mix 107.9, will also feature the Arnold’s Quest For Talent Competition. Finals will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 6 at Arnold SportsWorld Kids & Teens EXPO. Awards include a $2,500 Rotary Scholarship, lunch with Arnold, iPad and more. Chris Kirkpatrick of NSYNC and local radio announcer is Andre Styles of Mix 107.9 will host the Talent Competion.

Celebrity Meet & Greets at the Arnold SportsWorld will feature military veterans and elite athletes Saturday, March 6 from 2:30-3:30 p.m.

Highlighting the stage events at the Arnold SportsWorld is the Arnold Miss Fitness Pageant on Sunday, March 7.

2021 STAGE SCHEDULE