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Columbus, OH | MAR 2-5, 2023

Arnold Sports Festival

The 2023 Arnold Classic and related IFBB Pro League divisions will be held March 2-5, 2023 in Columbus, Ohio USA.

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Brandon Curry Wins 2022 Arnold Classic

Brandon "The Prodigy" Curry won his second Arnold Classic title when he edged William "The Conqueror" Bonac at the 2022 Arnold Classic in Columbus, Ohio USA.

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Connections Housing has partnered with The Arnold Classic to provide low group rates for the 2021 show. Get details on our preferred hotel partners.

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1,000+ booths of sports equipment, apparel, nutrition, non-stop competitions and entertainment are what make the EXPO the heart of the Arnold Sports Festival.


The 2023 Arnold Sports Festival Will Be Held March 2-5, 2023 in Columbus, Ohio USA

The Arnold Sports Festival will return to the Greater Columbus Convention Center, Ohio Expo Center and various other Central Ohio venues in 2023. VIP Packages and other tickets will go on sale this summer. More information coming soon.

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March 3-6, 2022 | Columbus, OH

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Tickets to the 2023 Arnold Sports Festival will go on sale in summer 2022. VIP Packages to the Arnold Classic and Arnold Strongman Classic will be available plus Ultimate Expo, 3-Day Passes, Daily Expo Tickets and much more.

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March 3-5 2023 | Columbus, OH

Arnold EXPO

The 2023 Arnold Expo features nearly 1,000 booths of the latest in sports nutrition apparel and equipment and four stages of unique, non-sport sports competitions. The Arnold Expo is open 10 a.m.-7 p.m. on Friday, March 3 and Saturday March 4 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Sunday, March 5.

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Strongman lifting heavy weightbar.

March 5, 2022 | Columbus, OH

Slap Fighting Championships

The Arnold Slap Fighting Championships will be held at the Arnold Sports Festival for the first time in 2022. Check it out on the Arnold Expo Stage from 2-5 p.m. on Saturday, March 5. Admission is included in a Daily Expo Ticket!

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