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.

New In 2019

* Archery Tag
* Buckeye Mobile Tour
* "Buddy Up" Program - Adaptive Tennis for Down Syndrome Kids
* Eagles Pro Women's Soccer
* YMCA Family Fun Factory
* Foosball
* Great Photo Booth
* Legoland Discovery Center
* Mascot Olympics
* Nowak Arnold Apparel
* Plush Pony Races
* Football Throw Competition, hosted by Pro Football Hall of Fame
* Speed Cubing with Rubik's Cubes
* High School Weightlifting Competition
* Warrior Games/Warrior® Workout by Alignment Essentials

2019 Arnold SportsWorld Kids & Teens EXPO Floor Plan

The Ohio Expo Center will also host a variety of youth and adult competitions in baton twirling, cheerleading, futsal, gymnastics, martial arts, table tennis, 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 and Columbus Eagles (soccer),  Second & Seven Foundation and Pro Football Hall of Fame (football), Ohio Machine (lacrosse), Royal Arts Fencing AcademyCyclone GymnasticsAce Archers (archery), United States Tennis Association/Midwest Section (tennis), Columbus Recreation and Parks (weightlifting), Spartan Race, and YMCA of Central Ohio (basketball).

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 December 1. Go to to enter. 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.

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. Chris Kirkpatrick of NSYNC and Katie McKee of ABC6 will host the Teen Fitness Pageant.


Saturday, March 2
9:30 a.m.: Cyril Scott Band
10 a.m.: Sunny 95 Top 10 Rising Stars
10:30 a.m.: Hooping Ninja
10:30 a.m.: World Jump Rope
11 a.m: Omega Man
11:30 a.m.: Richens Timm Irish Dance
Noon: Warrior® Workout
12:30 p.m.: TBD
12:55 p.m.: 2018 Talent Winner Joey Vice
1 p.m.: Arnold’s Quest For Talent
2:30 p.m.: Christian Rapper Prophocey
2:45 p.m.: Talent Awards
3 p.m.: Jedi Fencing
3:15 p.m.: Baton Twirling Champions
4:15 p.m.: Hooping Ninja
4:25 p.m.: Futsal Ball Juggling
4:30 p.m.: World Jump Rope
5:15 p.m.: Martial Arts Champions

Sunday, March 3
10:00 a.m. Warrior Games by Alignment Essentials

10:30 a.m.: World Jump Rope
11 a.m.: Hooping Ninja
Noon: Miss Arnold Teen Fitness Pageant
1:45 p.m.: Christian Rapper Prophocey

2 p.m.:Comedy and Juggling by Matt Jergens
2:30 p.m.: Richens Timm Irish Dance
3 p.m.: Pound, Acro Yoga & Hip Hop
4 p.m.: Baton Twirling Champions
4:15 p.m.: World Jump Rope
4:45 p.m.: 3 on 3 Basketball Awards

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