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Arnold Classic Returns This September

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Arnold Classic Returns This September

The Arnold Classic returns to Columbus Sept. 25, 2021, at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. Last year, the event was downsized to only allow attendance of competitions to athletes and their families, in response to the newly declared coronavirus pandemic. The sports festival and related bodybuilding contests typically take place annually in March but were […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Festivals in Columbus for 2021

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman The Ultimate Guide to Festivals in Columbus for 2021

Columbus Festival season continues to look different for 2021. Check out which festivals will keep it virtual, what festivals are planning for in-person experiences, and what festivals have rescheduled or postponed their festivities due to the pandemic. Many have high hopes for the 2021 festival season! Stay safe, follow health precautions, and if you know […]

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2021 Arnold Sports Festival Postponed

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman 2021 Arnold Sports Festival Postponed

The Arnold Sports Festival will be postponed, as the pandemic continues to impact in-person events. Previously set for March, festival organizers announced on their website that the festival had been postponed to later in 2021 with more information coming soon. The festival was the first major event in Central Ohio to be postponed due to […]

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The Arnold Schedules Return for 2021

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman The Arnold Schedules Return for 2021

It was unclear whether The Arnold Sports Festival and Expo would return to Columbus after government officials stepped in and canceled major parts of the festival, as a dozen states were just reporting their first cases of COVID-19. At the time, Ohio did not have any confirmed cases, but the number of spectators expected for […]

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Arnold Unveils Virtual Expo

Susan Post Susan Post Arnold Unveils Virtual Expo

Earlier this month, the Arnold Sports Festival was one of the first events to see a modified schedule as concerns over the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19 increased. Modifications included the cancellation of the festival’s trade show and fitness expo, which features over 1,000 vendor booths offering sports equipment, apparel, nutrition supplements and more. It’s normally […]

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Photos: Arnold Sports Festival 2020

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: Arnold Sports Festival 2020

The 2020 edition of the Arnold Sports Festival came to Columbus over the past weekend, and despite the COVID-19 ban on spectators, the show (mostly) still went ahead. Although the Expo and several of the sporting events unfortunately had to be canceled, athletes still took part in a wide range of events that took place […]

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Governor Issues Order Allowing Spectator Attendance to Arnold Sports Festival Finals

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Governor Issues Order Allowing Spectator Attendance to Arnold Sports Festival Finals

Editor’s note 3/5/2020, 10:00 a.m.: New details on the Arnold Sports Festival have been added as organizers and officials give clarification on what the event will entail. Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther held a press conference Tuesday evening to address concerns about the annual Arnold Sports Festival, announcing that the festival […]

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