there are tournaments
and then there is the
ARNOLD
XV
March 2 - 4, Columbus, Ohio, USA
The Arnold Fencing Classic 2018 will be a Y8, RYC, RJCC, Open, Vet, Wheelchair, Longsword, and Rapier & Dagger. Everyone can fence!
Three days. Forty-one events. The most unique event with the most unique medals anywhere in the world of fencing. The Arnold Fencing Classic is a part of the Arnold Sports Festival, the largest multi-sport festival in the world. 2018 featues Y8, an RYC (Regional Youth Circuit), RJCC (Regional Junior and Cadet), Senior, Veteran, Longsword, and Rapier events in Olympic and historical weapons.

NEW! Wheelchair Fencing

2018 brings the return of Wheelchair fencing to the Arnold Fencing Classic. .

Longword & Rapier Tournament!

The Longsword and Rapier & Dagger events return for 2018.

More Info & Register for HEMA

Referee Clinic with Abdel Abdelaziz

Friday, Mar 2nd 2017 6:00PM
Hyatt Regency,
400 N. High Street, Columbus, OH
Fee is $75 paid at the door

Abdel Aziz is one of the most experienced referees in the United States. He obtained his FIE license in 1979 and has extensive international experience officiating numerous Cadet, Junior and Senior World Cups in addition to PanAm Championships in all three weapons. He is a constant fixture at all USA Fencing Nationals and NCAA events as well as working all major fencing events around the United States and Canada.
All Fencers, Coaches, and Parents are welcome.
Registration signup coming later this year.
After completing the clinic, all participants need to take written test here https://fencingofficials.org/test/.
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