For more info, visit http://www.arnoldsportsfestival.com. The Arnold Youth DancepSport Challenge is an experience in elegance featuring the nation's best youth through collegiate dancesport athletes. Elaborately costumed competitors ages 4 and up glide with grace as they compete for top scholarship prizes. Under the direction of internationally accliamed Latin master Sam Sodano, producer of PBS's "America's Ballroom Challenge", the event features more than 1,200 competitors within the Hyatt Regency Ballroom, adjacent to the Greater Columbus Convention Center. The Arnold Senior DanceSport events are held in conjunction with the Arnold Active Living Festival.
For more information visit http://www.arnoldsportsfestival.com. The Arnold Wrestling Challenge provides the opportunity for young athletes to compete in one of Columbus’s premiere sports destination’s - Nationwide Arena. Each year this competition hosts a wide range of top male and female youth competitors. In 2010, more than 2,000 youth through high school athletes are anticipated to descend upon the city of Columbus to enjoy this action packed competition that thrills audience members of every age.
For more info visit http://www.arnoldsportsfestival.com The 2010 Arnold Weightlifting Challenge will showcase the nations best weightlifters. The 3 day event features open divisions for youth through adult competitors performing the classic snatch and clean & jerk lifts. This Olympic sport event provides competitive opportunity for men and women and women athletes.
Visit http://www.arnoldsportsfestival.com for more info! Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jim Lorimer held the First Annual Arnold Schwarzenegger Classic in 1989 as a one-day event. Today the Arnold Sports Festival is recognized as the largest multi-sport Festival in the nation and the greatest sports-fitness experience of a lifetime. The growth and popularity of the event led to the Ms. International Professional Womens Bodybuilding contest in 1989; the now 700 booth Arnold Fitness EXPO in 1993; the Fitness International, a contest of female athleticism and appearance in 1994; The Arnold Martial Arts Festival in 1996; The Arnold Cheerleading Competition in 2000; and the Cheerleading and Dance Team National Championships, Arnold Gymnastics Challenge and the Arnold 5K Pump and Run in 2001. Since then the addition of many more events including the MHPs Arnold Strongman Contest, The Arnold Archery Competition, The Killerspin Arnold Table Tennis Challenge, The Arnold Fencing Classic, and The Arnold USA Powerlifting Championships have created a 4 day event that annually welcomes 17,000 athletes and 170,000 fitness enthusiasts to five premiere Columbus, Ohio venues including the Franklin County Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Dispatch Ice Haus, The Greater Columbus Convention Center, LC Pavilion, and Nationwide Arena. Every year the event gets bigger. New in 2010 are the Arnold Badminton Challenge, The Arnold Figure Skating Exhibition, and the Arnold Amateur Strongman. Saturday evenings Arnold Cirque-Us Party With The Pros will begin at 9 p.m. Saturday, March 6 at the LC Pavilion.
For more info, visit http://www.arnoldsportsfestival.com Table Tennis at LIGHTNING speed! The Arnold Table Tennis Challenge offers fast paced action including collegiate competitions and former national champion competitions. Each year Killerspin hosts the greatest names in this international sport including an international array of world champions.
Every year the Arnold Strongman Classic determines The Strongest Man in the World. The events designed by Dr. Jan & Terry Todd feature events that rely heavily on sheer brute strength. The contest features extremely heavy weights for overhead and pulling events as well as for lifting and carrying special implements short distances. The events theyll attempt to conquer include the Timber Carry, Apollons Wheel, Tire Deadlift, Manhood Stones, Heavy Yoke and Circus Dumbbell.For more info, visit http://www.arnoldsportsfestival.com
For more info visit http://www.arnoldsportsfestival.com. The United States Powerlifting Association (USAPL) is associated with the International Powerlifting Federation (IPF); a USOC recognized organization and the largest international governing body for the sport of powerlifting. The USAPLs membership boasts more than 5,500 men and women who compete with an organizational commitment to drug free performance. Competitive events include the GNC Pro Performance IPF Deadlift Championship, the Quest American Invitational, the IPF Titan Pro Bench Bash, and the CON-CRET NutraCea Raw Challenge. USA Powerlifting is the leading powerlifting organization in the United States and is a member of the USOC recognized International Powerlifting Federation. Powerlifting comprises three lifts, the Squat, Bench Press, and Deadlift. Each athlete is permitted three attempts at each lift and athletes are categorized by sex, age, and bodyweight.
For more info, visit http://www.arnoldsportsfestival.com. The 2010 Arnold Martial Arts Festival will showcase the Olympic sports of Judo, Karate and Tae Kwon Do as well as 8 other disciplines. The Festival will welcome youth and adult competitors to the 3 day festival organized annually by martial arts legend Tokey Hill. Hill is an internationally recognized martial arts coach, 6-time National Karate Champion, and the first American to ever win the World Karate Federation World Championships. Designated as a former U.S. Olympic Team Coach of the Year for his teams performance at the 1999 Pan American Games.
For more info, visit http://www.arnoldsportsfestival.com. The largest mixed gymnastics meet in the nation will welcome 4,000 youth participants in 2010. The 3 day competition regularly features performances by acclaimed U.S. Olympians including Blaine Wilson, Chelsie Memmel, and Paul and Morgan Hamm. The Arnold Gymnastics Challenge is directed by gymnastic star Tim Willson, a Columbus resident and a 4 year Varsity letterman for Ohio State Universitys Gymnastics Team. Willson was a member of the 1985 NCAA Championship Team, and on the 1985 and 1987 Big 10 Championship Team.
Visit our site at http://www.arnoldsportsfestival.com. Each year the Arnold Fencing Classic highlights the accomplishments of youth competitors who have months in advance to compete at The Arnold Fencing Classic. The event annually welcomes former and current national champions of this Olympic sport including America’s most decorated fencer 6-time US Olympian Peter Westbrook. In 2009 America’s most distinguished fencers brother and sister Keeth and Erin Smart, and 2008 US Olympic Champions Mariel Zagunis, and Sada Jacobsen were in attendance.