The 2015 Arnold Fencing Classic is March 6 – 8, 2015 at the Hyatt-Regency in Columbus. The tournament is one of the most unique fencing tournaments in the world. It is hosted by Arnold Schwarzenegger and the Arnold Sports Festival. The tourney features events for fencers from 5 – 105 with various age divisions (Y8, Y10, Y12, Y14, Cadet, Open, Vet)
Royal Arts is the host club of the Arnold Fencing Classic. The event is a part of the Arnold Sports Festival, the largest multi-sports festival in the nation and hosted by it’s namesake Arnold Schwarzenegger. Fencing was added to the more than 50 sports and events of the festival in 2004.
The event is one of the largest tournaments in the nation and provides Royal Arts the chance to showcase our sport in front of 180,000+ spectators. We consider it a great honor and privilege to be able share our sport with such a large crowd and spread the awareness of fencing locally, nationally and internationally.
Fencers from all over the nation as well as from around the world attend the Arnold Fencing Classic. It serves as a Regional Youth Circuit event (RYC) and qualifies Y10 and Y12 fencers for the United States Fencing Association(USFA) Summer National Championships.