Kids & Teens EXPO

The Arnold SportsWorld Kids & Teens EXPO will be held March 2-3, 2019  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 2019 Arnold SportsWorld 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.

2019 Arnold SportsWorld Kids & Teens EXPO Floor Plan

The Ohio Expo Center will also host a variety of youth and adult competitions in archery, baton twirling, cheerleading, gymnastics, table tennis, taekwondo, XPC Powerlifting and Power X. (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 organizations such as the Columbus Blue Jackets (hockey), Columbus Clippers (baseball), Columbus Crew (soccer),  Second & Seven Foundation and Pro Football Hall of Fame (football), Ohio Machine (lacrosse), Royal Arts Fencing AcademyCyclone GymnasticsOhio State Chess ClubUnited States Tennis Association/Midwest Section (tennis), Columbus Recreation and Parks (weightlifting), and Spartan Race, and YMCA of Central Ohio (basketball). ZipZone Canopy Tours and Hocking Hills Canopy Tours will offer “zip lines” at the Kids & Teens EXPO.

Arnold SportsWorld, in partnership with  Sunny95 and Mix 107.9, will also feature the Arnold’s Quest For Talent Presented by Sunny 95 Talent Competition. Finals will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 2, 2019 at Arnold SportsWorld. Registration for auditions begin November 1. Go to to enter. Awards include a $2,500 Rotary Scholarship, lunch with Arnold, iPad and more.

Arnold SportsWorld will also host the Miss Arnold Teen Fitness Pageant at noon on Sunday, March 3, 2019. For more information, go to Participants compete for a $10,000 prize package.


Saturday, March 2
9:20 am....... Special Edition All-Stars Dance Team
9:45 am..... Hooping Ninja
9:50 am ..... Cyril Scott Pipe Band
10 am...... Sunny 95 Rising Stars
10:30 am…… Cyril Scott Pipe Band
10:45 am ..... BalletMet
11 am .... Richens Timm Irish Dance
11:45 am....... Juggler Matt Jergens
12:15 pm ……. Magician Mike Bliss
12:45 pm……. 2017 Talent Winner Joel Lorenz
1 pm ……. Arnold’s Quest For Talent
2:45 pm …… Strongman Mike Gillette
3:20 pm ……. Baton Twirling Champions
3:30 pm … Christian Rapper Prophocey
3:45 pm ……. Jedi Fencing
4 pm …. Martial Arts Champions
4:40 pm … Omega Man
5:15 pm ... Hooping Ninja
5:20 pm … Special Edition All-Stars Dance Team

Sunday, March 3
10 am ... Football Chalk Talk
10:30 am ..... World Jump Rope
11 am … Hooping Ninja
11:15 am … BalletMet
11:30 am … Miss Arnold Teen Fitness Pageant
2:15 pm … Richens Timm Irish Dance
2:45 pm … Omega Man
3:20 p.m. ... Ohio State Cheer & Dance
3:30 pm … Christian Rapper Prophocey
3:45 pm … Martial Arts Champions
4 pm … Baton Twirling Champions
4:15 pm … World Jump Rope
4:45 pm … 3 on 3 Basketball Awards

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