2016 Arnold Challenge

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The 2016 Arnold Challenge is a USA Gymnastics Sanctioned Event.


For detailed information please visit the host's website. For information regarding the Arnold's Sports Festival please visit the Festival's website.
Host Website Arnold's Sports Festival

Quick Info

  • Location:
    • Ohio State Expo Center (Fairgrounds)
    • 717 E 17th Ave
    • Columbus OH 43211
  • Competition Dates:
    • March 4-6, 2016
  • Entry Deadline:
    • December 1, 2015
  • Special Awards:
    • The Columbus Rotary will join with the Arnold Sports Festival in presenting a $2,500 College Scholarship to the Top Level 10 female and male gymnasts.
  • Men's NCAA Challenge:
    • The third annual Men's NCAA Challenge will feature top collegiate teams from around the country along with international teams. Competition will take place at 1:30pm Saturday, immediately followed by Opening Ceremonies at 4:30pm.
  • Individual Event Finals:
    • The top 8 gymnasts per event in Women's Levels 7/8/9/10. The top 3 finishers will receive a plaque.
  • Entry Fees
    • Women's Entry: Levels 3 – 10 &
      Xcel Silver - Diamond
      • Levels 6, 7, 8, 9, 10/Open = $115
      • Xcel (all) = $105
      • Levels 3 4, 5 = $105
      • $60 Team Fees per Level
    • Men's Entry: Levels 4 – 10
      • Levels 7, 8, 9, 10 = $110
      • Level 4, 5, 6= $100
      • $60 Team Fees per Level
  • Refunds/Changes - Special Requests:
    • All requests MUST be submitted via email.  General refunds will be granted until December 31, 2015.  Medical refunds will be granted with emailed doctor's note  prior to February 1, 2016. No refunds will be issued after that date. Substituting a new athlete for a scratched athlete will be allowed only through the refund deadlines.
  • Admission Fees:
    • Adults - $15 per day in advance purchase through Ticketmaster
    • $20 per day at the door
    • 14 yrs. & under FREE if accompanied by an adult
    • Includes access to the Arnold Fitness EXPO and most events at the Columbus Convention Center as well as access to the Arnold SportsWorld and events at the Ohio Expo Center.
    • Advance Tickets available at Ticketmaster, 800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com/arnold
  • T-shirts: Each gymnasts will receice an official Arnold Gymnastics Challenge T-shirt.
  • Awards It is our goal to give out as many awards as possible per age group, as well as per level, so we will determine awards after all entries are received. Team Awards will be for the top 3 teams per level, per session (using the top 3 scores).

Clubs Attending:

  • FL-Universal
  • IL-Aerial
  • IL-Buffalo Grove
  • IN-DeVeaus
  • IN-Flip Zone
  • IN-Geist
  • IN-Gym Center
  • IN-Gym Unlimited
  • IN-Inspire
  • IN-Interactive
  • IN-MAG
  • IN-Rising Star
  • IN-Set-10
  • IN-Victory
  • IN-Westside
  • IN-Wrights
  • KY-Agility
  • KY-Excel
  • KY-Legacy
  • MD-Paragon
  • MI-Aerial Express
  • MI-All American
  • MI-Flip Starz
  • MI-fLipSpot
  • MI-Grand Blanc
  • MI-Grand Rapids
  • MI-Infinity
  • MI-Livonia
  • MI-MAG
  • MI-Midland
  • MI-Midland
  • MI-Troy
  • MI-Twistars
  • MI-West Bloomfield
  • NY-Bright Raven
  • OH-All Around
  • OH-All Starz
  • OH-American Pride
  • OH-Champion
  • OH-Columbus
  • OH-Cyclone
  • OH-Defiance
  • OH-Elite MBG
  • OH-Emeth
  • OH-Exceleration
  • OH-Five-Star
  • OH-Flip-n-Out
  • OH-Flytz
  • OH-Gem City
  • OH-Global
  • OH-GTC Ohio
  • OH-Gym Central
  • OH-Gym Nation
  • OH-Gym OH
  • OH-Gym World Twins
  • OH-Gym World
  • OH-Gym X-Treme
  • OH-Head Over Heels
  • OH-Hocking Valley
  • OH-Hocking Valley
  • OH-IGA
  • OH-Integrity
  • OH-International
  • OH-Kathis
  • OH-Leap Stars
  • OH-Licking Y
  • OH-Mason
  • OH-Medina
  • OH-Midwest
  • OH-Midwest
  • OH-Next Level
  • OH-Olympic Acad
  • OH-Olympic Dreams
  • OH-Performance
  • OH-Perrysburg
  • OH-Pinnacle
  • OH-Powerhouse
  • OH-Prestige
  • OH-SOGA
  • OH-Toledo Turners
  • OH-Trinity
  • OH-Tumble U
  • OH-Twigs
  • OH-West Side
  • OH-Youngstown
  • OH-Zanesville
  • PA-Lakers
  • PA-Nittany
  • PA-Off Limits
  • PA-Team Lightning
  • PA-TNT
  • TN-Gabys
  • WV-Amp
  • WV-Bozhis
  • WV-Flipstarz
  • WV-G-Force

Competition Club Roster

Club Directors - please use the form below by entering your club's USA Gymnastics club number to download your club roster for this event.

AS ALWAYS, PLEASE CHECK YOUR ROSTER CAREFULLY. ANY ERRORS ON YOUR ROSTER WILL APPEAR ON EVERYTHING PRINTED. Double check all the gymnasts' name spellings and birthdays!!! If there is any incorrect information on your club roster that information will be incorrect at the competition. Please submit any corrections as soon as possible.

Club Directors - please check your coaches' membership making sure all is in order. Coaches without valid memberships, safety expiration, background expiration, and U100 WILL NOT be allowed on the competition floor.

ALL COACHES ATTENDING
MUST HAVE VALID USA GYMNASTICS CREDENTIALS!
YOU SHOULD CHECK THE USA-GYMNASTICS WEBSITE TO VERIFY YOUR COACH SHOWS VALID MEMBERSHIP.
All information regarding scheduling, club rosters, and other competition information will be posted as soon as it is made available. Please refrain from calling or emailing questions asking about the schedule availability, as those emails and calls delay the process. Schedules will be posted on this website first. Emails asking questions about the schedule prior to its release WILL NOT BE ANSWERED nor WILL ANY SCHEDULING TIMES BE GIVEN OUT OVER THE PHONE. Thank You for your understanding.

Questions or concerns please email them to Meet Authority (info@meetauthority.com) .