Kids & Teens EXPO

The Arnold SportsWorld Kids & Teens EXPO will be held March 7-8, 2020 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.

The Arnold Blog: Kids & Teens EXPO Bigger, Better In 2019

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
*World Body Painting Models


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

2020 Arnold Sports World 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 7, 2020 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 7 from 2:30-3:30 p.m.  Scheduled guest appearances include, for the first time, the entire 2020 induction class of the International Sports Hall of Fame.  Inductees include: Kirstie Ennis – Former Marine and Paralympic Extreme Athlete, Forrest Griffin – Former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion, Johnny Damon – 2X World Series Champion Outfielder, Lesley Visser –Highly Acclaimed Sportscaster and Sportswriter, Eddie George – Former NFL & OSU Running Back.  Also, on hand will be, Randy Couture – Army Sgt./MMA Legend/Actor, Rocky Bleier – NFL Football Legend, 4 Super Bowls, Pittsburgh Steelers, Frank Shamrock – Former MMA Champion and Rich Graham – Navy Seal.

Highlighting the stage events at the Arnold SportsWorld on Sunday is the Arnold Miss Fitness Pageant.  For the first time, teen and miss divisions will compete for the coveted crown and prizes Sunday, March 8, 2020 from12:15-2p.m.


Saturday, March 7
9:15 a.m.: Cloud Burst, Mascot Parade, Rising Stars, Drum Corp
10 a.m.: Sunny 95 Top 10 Rising Stars
10:30 a.m.: Martial Arts
10:45 a.m.: Body Painting & Ninja Turtle
11:15 a.m.: Richens Timm Irish Dance
11:45 a.m.: World Jump Rope
12:15 p.m.: Central Ohio Youth Ballet
12:35 p.m.: COSI Rat Basketball
12:50 p.m.: James Byrne, Youth Singer
12:55 p.m.: 2019 Talent Winner Cassidy Kite
1:00 p.m.: Arnold’s Quest For Talent
2:30 p.m.: Christian Rapper Prophocey
2:45 p.m.: Talent Awards
3:00 p.m.: Jedi Fencing
3:20 p.m.: Baton Twirling Champions
3:45 p.m.: Omega Man
4:15 p.m.: Futsal Ball Juggling
4:30 p.m.: Sailor The Dog
5:00 p.m.: World Jump Rope

Sunday, March 8
10:30 a.m.: Steam Dance
11:00 a.m.: Omega Man
11:35 a.m.: Central Ohio Youth Ballet
Noon: Miss Arnold Teen Fitness Pageant
1:45 p.m.: Comedy and Juggling by Matt Jergens
2:15 p.m.: Christian Rapper Prophocey
2:30 p.m.: Mascot Awards
3:00 p.m.: World Body Painting
3:15 p.m.: Richens Timm Irish Dance
3:45 p.m.: Baton Twirling Champions
4:00 p.m.: Ufit Dance
4:30 p.m.: Futsal Ball Juggling
TBA: Brutus and Ohio State cheerleaders

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